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Address: Matera, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 0835 176 6057
08:30 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Matera Official Tourist Guides. We offer guided tours and excursions in...

Matera Official Tourist Guides. We offer guided tours and excursions in Matera and in all the main tourist destinations of Basilicata.

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Highly recommended private tour

First, Guide Matera was so very prompt in their response to my inquiry of availability of a private tour in English. I had asked if they could accommodate our small group of 3 the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

First, Guide Matera was so very prompt in their response to my inquiry of availability of a private tour in English. I had asked if they could accommodate our small group of 3 the next morning. Not only were we able to secure Marta for our requested time in the morning but she also met us right at our hotel.... More 

Thank AJ2
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Our tour was led by our guide Marta who was both professional and friendly. The tour took about three hours and took us through the Sassi areas. Marta provided an insight onto the history of the area and an insight into the way of life of the inhabitants. Most enjoyable. Can recommend.

Thank Jeanne R
Richland, WA
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141 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Luca made it easy. He worked with us on dates, times, length and itinerary to make a perfect tour for the 4 of us. Angela was our tour guide. She was timely, informative and interesting. We saw a lot and learned a lot! I highly recommend Guide Matera!

Thank SBHgirl
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We took a 2 hour tour of the Sassi in Matera with Marta and it was excellent - she answered all of our questions and had tons of great information and insight into the area. We were not rushed and had time to take plenty of pictures and choose the places we wanted to go. She gave us some great... More 

1 Thank gilonthemove
New York
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192 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We are 'cultural tourists' everywhere we go, and always seek educated knowledgeable guides for our tours. Antonio Manicone led us through Matera and we were extremely pleased. He is first class in every way and we endorse him should you want detailed descriptions. Thanks Antonio!!

Thank Getitright212
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have Theresa Barbaro as our guide today in Matera. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for the city was wonderful. The fact that she has lives here and her family has made it all the more interesting. Don't come to Matera without doing a tour as it gives you an appreciation of the city. The tour is... More 

1 Thank Anne57Sydney
Darwin, Australia
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Antonio Manicone accommodated us at quite short notice and was a wonderful guide for the Sassi. We learnt so much more than we would have just wandering around by ourselves with a guide book. He speaks excellent English, was generous with his time, extremely knowledgeable and gave us choices about what to see rather than just a packaged tour. He... More 

Thank ArtLindaOz
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111 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 November 2015

Marta was our guide, walking us through this World Heritage site. We started in purgatory, rather the church named after that place, in the baroque section of the city. Her explanations were complete, knowledgeable and maintained our fascination in what we were seeing. She highlighted what was in front of us and pointing out the unnoticeable. She then took us... More 

Thank Winnipeg1991
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

We had an excellent time learning about the history of this magical place. Thanks to Liborio for making it an unforgettable experience!

1 Thank Ashley J
Chennai (Madras), India
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664 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Tour guide Teresa met us at our hotel on time. We went on a two hour plus walk around town and learnt a lot about the town, its history and its culture. The tour covered the important parts of the town and the guide gave us valuable tips on what to see around town and how to get there. she... More 

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