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Have you been wanting to visit Matera and its rupestrian (cave) dwellings known as the Sassi? Did you know that you can actually sleep inside one of these characteristic cave dwellings? With this package you can!

You’ll spend an entire weekend in the European Capital of Culture 2019, experiencing all the unique characteristics of Matera and its Sassi in a complete tour with an expert guide and spend a night in a cave-hotel immersed in a magical atmosphere.


Cost and Terms & Conditions

Package price per couple

1 night + tour € 219,00

2 nights + tour € 349,00

Price Includes:

  • hotel stay
  • guided tour of Matera with expert guide
  • breakfast
  • welcome gift

Payment Method: The package offer must be booked at least one month in advance (30 days) and is valid up to six months after the date of purchase. It is available all weekends except holidays, 3-day holiday weekends and the month of August.

At the time of booking, a deposit equal to 30% of the total will be due with the remaining balance due 7 days before the trip date.

How to Purchase: Read the final paragraph and fill out the form below

Cancellation Policy: With regard to cancellation policies and any refunds, please note that if cancelling 3 days before departure, 50% of the total amount can be refunded; less than 3 days or in case of no-show, it will not be possible to receive any refund.

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Guided Tour of Matera

The city of Matera is of rare beauty. The first human settlements date back to the Paleolithic era, but only in the past fifty years has the city of the Sassi experienced a cultural and architectural renaissance.

Immersed in the park of the Murgia of Matera, the city stands on a hill full of Mediterranean vegetation and is divided into two ancient neighborhoods called Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano. In any season of the year, from sunrise to sunset, this UNESCO World Heritage Site‘s unique panoramas are immortalized in beautiful souvenir photographs.

Escursione-a-Matera-da-Bari-in-minivanIn this guided tour, an expert tour guide will lead you on the discovery of all the secrets of the City of the Sassi. Among natural caves carved into the rock and rock churches, you will discover how people lived in these ancient cave-houses. You’ll also visit the main monuments of the city like the beautiful Cathedral, an example of the Romanesque-Apulian style.

Visiting Matera allows the visitor to come into contact with rare and exciting beauty. A magical destination that with its ancient and natural landscape has been chosen as the film set of numerous films, including Mel Gibson’s famous The Passion of the Christ.

It will be quite an experience as you walk through this incredible landscape that preserves such great cultural heritage.

How to Book

If you would like to purchase this Matera weekend package offer, please fill out the form below and request availability for a specific date. Remember to book your weekend in the Città dei Sassi at least one month in advance. The Dooid Booking Office will forward your request to the organizing tour operator and will manage the reservation for you every step of the way. Alternatively, you can always contact us on our Facebook page, we respond quickly! If you need to communicate special needs, do not hesitate to email us at and we will strive to meet all your needs!

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