Matera European Capital of Culture 2019

Thursday half day 8:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Recognized in 1993 as a "UNESCO World Heritage Site" for the uniqueness of the Sassi, ancient districts whose houses were carved into the limestone rock. Visit to Sasso Caveoso in particular to Rione Malve and Rione Casalnuovo, two of the most historic districts. During the visit it will be possible to visit the Casa Grotta, typically furnished showing how family life was organized in the houses of the Sassi, described by Carlo Levi in his book "Christ Stopped at Eboli," St. Andrew's Rock Crypt.
We will visit some of the sites used by Mel Gibson during the filming of the movie "The Passion of the Christ."
The excursion will end with a tasting of typical local products, also an expression of popular culture and traditions.

Including transportation by motorcoach, half-day guide in Italian and tasting of typical products

To be paid on site entrance fees € 5.00 p.p. - Cave House and Rock Church