The Regional Park of Rupestrian Churches is situated on the wide highland of Murgia and has been part of Unesco World Heritage since 2007. It is a hilly open area, characterized by deep karstic slits called “Ravines”. The spectacular landscape unfolds on the other side of the canyon and allows you to enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the entire Sassi area. During this hiking tour you will follow quite a steep trail that leads to the Gravina stream at the bottom of the valley. Enjoy a magnificent journey in the nature and discover a Rupestrian Church in the midst of lush vegetation in the company of a licensed guide, who will reveal all the secrets of the park, explainig both historical notions and the use of herbs by our ancestors. Grasp at the chance to admire the Sassi area from a completely different perspective.


  • Prices:
    Full Ticket: € 75
    Concessions (7-15 years): € 30

  • Meeting point:
    Altieri Viaggi in 61 Domenico Ridola Street, Matera

  • Duration: Approximately 2 h 30 min

  • Our Tour Includes: Blue badge English-speaking guide and Round-trip transfer to the Park, entrance to the rupestrian church of Madonna di Monteverde

  • Route Information: Length 5 km; Elevation gain: 100 m
    Tourist difficulty – hiking tour

  • Casual clothing and shoes with non-slipe soles; a bottle of water

  • Important: Meeting time is 15 min before the start time of the guided tour

  • This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives

  • Cancellation policy:
    Full refund for cancellations up to 24 hours before the booked date