Bored with conventional guided tours? Eager to explore the ancient Matera as nobody has ever done before? Just go for our Flash Experience and live the peculiar history of the oldest settlement only in 15 minutes! Learn about a rainwater collection system, which made the city of Matera well-known throughout the world, and a Longobard necropolis; fly above the city in the company of hawks. Thanks to our Virtual Reality Headsets, you will literally go back in time and, under the guidance of Professor Uocy, discover a typical cave dwelling and a rock-hewn church, appreciated for its marvellous frescoes. During the fantastic flight experience, you will view the Gravina stream, rock-cut churches, an artificial lake, fossilized whale bones and the Matera Space Geodesy Centre.


  • Price:
    Full Ticket: € 10

  • Meeting Point:
    Uocy's Headquarters - Bruno Buozzi 55 Street, Matera

  • Duration: About 15 min

  • Our Tour Includes: Virtual Reality Headset, Technical assistance

  • Useful Information:The minimum age of 10 is required to use the VR headset

  • Children under the age of 10 are welcom to join the tour. Even though they won’t be able to use the VR headsets they will be entertained by our personnel for the duration of the tour;

  • All the participants are required to present a European Union Digital COVID Certificate or an equivalent one:

  • proof of full vaccination or a negative PCR test or a Rapid Antigen test taken no more than 72 or 48 hours respectively before the activity starts to participate in a tour

  • a FFP2 mask must be worn in all indoor areas.