Crypt of the Original Sin and Miglionico Day Trip from Matera

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350.00 per person
Reservation
Location
Matera
Duration

8.00 hours

Type

Private

Difficulty
Easy

Description

Explore Hidden Treasures: A Journey through Rock Art and Medieval History

Join a fascinating day tour departing from Matera to discover the Crypt of the Original Sin and the picturesque village of Miglionico. Discover the Crypt, known as the "Sistine Chapel of rock painting", which will enchant you with its ancient frescoes dating back to the 8th century, depicting biblical episodes of great beauty and significance. Next, admire the majestic Castle of Malconsiglio and the splendid Mother Church in Miglionico, where important works of art can be admired.

Departure from Matera and Visit to the Crypt of the Original Sin

Start your day with a departure from Matera to the Crypt of the Original Sin with our transfer, where you can admire extraordinary rock frescoes accompanied by a detailed audio guide.

Tasting of Typical Products at Masseria Dragone

Next, head to Masseria Dragone for a delicious tasting of typical Lucanian products. Enjoy a quick refreshment with 3 glasses of local wine, crunchy taralli, aromatic bruschetta, fresh focaccia, an assorted platter of cold cuts and cheeses, and water.

Relax at the Masseria

After the tasting, relax in the tranquil environment of the farm.

Transfer to Miglionico with a Stop at the San Giuliano Dam

Continue your journey with a transfer from Masseria Dragone to Miglionico, making a panoramic stop at the picturesque San Giuliano Dam.

Guided Tour of the Village of Miglionico and the Castle of Malconsiglio

Upon arrival in Miglionico, immerse yourself in the history and traditions of the village with a guided tour, culminating with the exploration of the majestic Castle of Malconsiglio. Experience an unforgettable journey in one of the most fascinating corners of Lucania.

Equipment

  • In case of rain: Bring an umbrella or a K-Way.
  • Recommended clothing: ar comfortable and suitable clothing and closed shoes for walking considering the season and the weather
  • Drinks:

Available languages

Italian, English

Highlights

  • Explore rock art with a visit to the Crypt of the Original Sin
  • Taste typical Lucanian products and relax at a farmhouse
  • Experience an authentic local experience in the village of Miglionico

Included

  • Transport from Matera: The tour includes round-trip transportation by bus or minivan to the Crypt of the Original Sin and Miglionico
  • Ticket for the Crypt of the Original Sin: The ticket includes a group experience with audio guide (max 20 people)
  • Tasting of typical products at Masseria Dragone
  • Private guided tour of the village of Miglionico: Explore the village and the Castle of Malconsiglio
  • Expert guide: Discover local traditions and fascinating stories through the narration of an authorized guide
  • Transfers included

Not included

  • Tips: Tips for the tour guide and the staff of the visited places are not included in the tour price and are at your discretion
  • Additional services: Some extra services, such as souvenirs, optional activities, or special transfers, may not be included and may incur further costs.

Meeting point

Matera – Martulli Viaggi - Tour & Experience, Via Alessandro Volta, Matera, MT, Italia

Directions on departure

It is possible to arrange the departure directly from your accommodation The nearest stop is . .
Departure times
Daily10:30

Itinerary

Departure from Matera

Set out on your tour comfortably in the morning. Take our shuttle from the agency or your accommodation and reach the Crypt of Original Sin.

Visit to the Crypt of Original Sin

Discover the meaning of the Crypt's frescoes with the audio guide. The Crypt of Original Sin is one of the most important rock churches in the region, famous for its 9th-century frescoes, considered the "Sistine Chapel" of rock art.

Stop at Masseria Dragone

Enjoy traditional local food products during the refreshment break at Masseria Dragone.

Transfer and guided tour in Miglionico

In the early afternoon, discover the fascinating medieval village of Miglionico and visit the Castello del Malconsiglio. The guide will provide detailed information about the history of the castle, its legends, and the main historical events that took place there.

Return to Matera

At the end of your trip, you will return to Matera - back to the departure location.

Useful information

  • Cancellation Policy: Possible cancellation without penalties up to 3 days before the tour departure.
  • Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy in case of Bad Weather: Please refer to our cancellation and rescheduling policy for detailed information on how the situation will be handled in case of bad weather. Refund or rescheduling options may be available.
  • Schedule and Emergency Contact: In the event of rescheduling to the following day, the meeting time will be specified, and an emergency contact number will be provided for additional assistance during bad weather or rescheduled tour booking.
  • Cancellation Policy: Possible cancellation without penalties up to 3 days before the tour departure.
  • Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy in case of Bad Weather: Please refer to our cancellation and rescheduling policy for detailed information on how the situation will be handled in case of bad weather. Refund or rescheduling options may be available.
  • Schedule and Emergency Contact: In the event of rescheduling to the following day, the meeting time will be specified, and an emergency contact number will be provided for additional assistance during bad weather or rescheduled rental booking.

For further information or additional questions, please contact the phone numbers below. Our team will be happy to provide you with all the information you need to ensure a memorable experience during the tour.

Contact Number: +39 0835334543 / +39 3284364400.

We will assist you with any requests or clarifications if needed, ensuring that your tour is organized seamlessly and without any issues.

ATTENTION: The itinerary outlined in the program may be subject to changes due to operational reasons or unforeseen circumstances (especially weather conditions). However, the number and quality of visits and excursions will be maintained. Any changes will not entitle you to refunds.

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