Walking tour in Basilicata: the Park of the Rupestrian churches of Matera
Our walking tours are the ideal solution to discover, together with a licensed local guide, the amazing flora, fauna and history of Basilicata from an advantaged perspective.
This walking tour will let you walk along a ravine called "Gravina of Matera" in the "Park or the rupestrian churches of Matera", a rocky highland where you will explore some grottoes inhabited since the Paleolithic and transformed into rupestrian (rock-cut) churches in medieval times.
Through Neolithic villages, Bronze age graves, frescoed rock-cut churches and archaic rainwater catchment systems, this walking tour will let you discover the countless layers of history that make this beautiful area of Basilicata a very unique place.
In this Park, a Unesco World Heritage since 1993, we will also visit the spots where Mel Gibson has shot the "Crucifixion" in the movie "The passion of the Christ".
Tour Prices 2017type of service: walking tour
The following prices are intended per tour (NOT per person):
The prices above do not include optional entrance fees.
In our quotation, we will provide you with all optional entrances (tipically furnished cave-dwelling, stone-cut churches etc.) and their prices.
Special Fee for schools and student groups
Teachers and tour leaders DO NOT pay
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