Balloon Flight on the Sassi di a Matera

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380.00 per person
Reductions for children
6 to 10 years old340 €
Reductions for children
6 to 10 years old340 €

1.5 hours





Are you ready for a unique and breathtaking experience? Flying in a hot air balloon in Matera will give you an unparalleled panoramic view of the city of the Sassi. Find out what to see and admire among the history and architectural wonders of this ancient city. In addition, experience the magical atmosphere of the sunrise over the Sassi of Matera, immersing yourself in an unforgettable experience aboard a hot air balloon. Get ready to be amazed and be inspired by the beauties of Matera.

Flying in a hot air balloon in Matera offers an unforgettable experience, offering a unique panoramic view. Imagine yourself suspended in the clouds, while the Sassi of Matera reveal themselves below you. The intricate streets, ancient rock-cut houses, and atmospheric alleys come to life from a completely different perspective. The thrill of flying slowly over this thousand-year-old city is unparalleled. Every architectural and historical detail is revealed to you, offering a unique perspective on the beauty and grandeur of the Sassi of Matera. An experience that will leave you breathless and make you fall in love with this wonderful city even more.

The Sassi of Matera: What to see and discover between history and architectural beauties. Exploring the Sassi of Matera from above is like taking a trip back in time, immersed in a thousand-year history and enchanted by the architectural wonders that are hidden among the ancient caves. Walking through the narrow and winding streets, you can admire the houses carved into the rock, the charming alleys and the rock churches, testimonies of a past life. Every corner tells a story, every architectural detail fascinates the eye. Among the must-see attractions are the Cathedral of Matera, with its imposing Baroque façade, and the Palazzo Lanfranchi, home to the city's National Museum of Medieval and Modern Art. The Sassi of Matera are a real treasure to be discovered, a magical place that enchants and leaves you speechless.

The sunrise over the Sassi of Matera is an unforgettable experience, made even more magical by the hot air balloon flight. Imagine yourself suspended in the air, while the sun rises gently over the ancient stone houses of the Sassi. The colors light up gradually, creating a unique atmosphere that looks like something out of a fairy tale. The narrow streets and alleys are filled with light, bringing out the details of Matera's architectural beauties. The thrill of experiencing this spectacle from above is incomparable. The tranquility and peace that you breathe in a hot air balloon allow you to fully appreciate the majesty of the Sassi of Matera and to fully immerse yourself in their thousand-year history. An unforgettable experience awaits those who decide to fly in a hot air balloon in Matera. The Sassi of Matera, with their history and architectural wonders, offer a unique spectacle. The sunrise over the Sassi offers a magical atmosphere to be experienced aboard a hot air balloon. But besides these experiences, what else could this fascinating city be hiding? What remains to be discovered in its streets and alleys? A question that invites curiosity and continuous exploration.


  • Appropriate clothing: Please note that weather conditions may vary during the balloon flight. It is advisable to wear layers of clothing, including a sweater or a light jacket. Even if the weather on the ground is warm, at altitu

Available languages

Italian, English


  • Flying in a hot air balloon in Matera offers an unforgettable experience, offering a unique panoramic view.
  • The Sassi of Matera: What to see and discover between history and architectural beauties.
  • The sunrise over the Sassi of Matera is an unforgettable experience, made even more magical by the hot air balloon flight.


  • Pre-flight briefing:  Prior to takeoff, a briefing will be held during which instructions and information on the balloon, the flight itself and the safety measures to be followed will be provided.
  • Flight:  The tour will include an exciting balloon flight over the picturesque city of Matera, allowing participants to enjoy a unique and breathtaking view of the surrounding area.
  • Breakfast at the Masseria after landing:  After landing, participants can enjoy a delicious breakfast at a local Masseria, offering an opportunity to share the emotions of the flight and relax after the adventure.
  • Within the Municipality of Matera:  The flight will take place within the Municipality of Matera, allowing participants to admire up close the beauty of this ancient city.
  • Discount Coupon: Enjoy local products or a drink while admiring the beautiful sunset in a picturesque bar in Piazza Duomo. Collect your 10% discount coupon at our agency.
  • Transfers included

Not included

  • Transfer a/r:  As for the transfer to and from the property outside the Municipality of Matera, this will be listed separately and is not included in the package of the balloon tour. Guests who require a transfer from a property outside of Matera must agree on the details and additional costs with the agency or the tour provider.
  • Meals and drinks:  additional not mentioned in the offer, in addition to the post-landing breakfast.
  • Tips: Tips for the tour guide or the staff of the places visited are not included in the price of the tour and are at the discretion of the participants.

Meeting point

Matera – Via Alessandro Volta, 3/5, Matera, MT, Italia

Directions on departure

Pick up at Hotel in Matera The nearest stop is Matera Central Station Piazza Matteotti, 10 minutes walk. Paid parking - Sant'Isidoro - Daily price (from 8:00 to 23:00) - 0,70€ / 30 min - Via Lanera, 16, 75100 Matera MT. - Paid parking - H24 (1,00€/hour) - In Via Pasquale Vena, 3, 75100 Matera MT.
Departure times


Departure from the take-off point:

The journey begins with the launch of the hot air balloon from a designated point, where you can witness the preparation of the aircraft and the inflation of the balloon.

Flight over the Sassi of Matera:

Once in the air, the hot air balloon will take you over the Sassi of Matera, offering you an unparalleled panoramic view of this incredible urban landscape nestled in the rock. You can admire the characteristic dwellings of every era, from prehistoric caves to modern buildings, dotting the slopes of the ravines and the surrounding plateaus.

Exploration of the underground mazes:

From above, you will be able to glimpse the underground mazes and cavernous meanders that characterize the city. These hidden paths and semi-abandoned alleyways tell centuries of history and offer a unique glimpse into the daily life of its inhabitants.

Discovery of places of worship:

The hot air balloon will also take you over crypts, hermitages, basilicas, and monasteries carved into the tuff, symbols of ancient spirituality and sacred art that characterize Matera. You can admire these extraordinary architectural works from above, gaining a unique perspective on these testimonies of the past.

Return to the starting point:

After enjoying an unforgettable experience above Matera and its Sassi, the hot air balloon will begin its return to the starting point, allowing you to relax and reflect on the wonders you have just seen.

Useful information

• Cancellation or postponement due to adverse weather conditions:
- In the event of adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rain or storms, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone the excursion to ensure the safety and comfort of all participants.
Safety is our top priority.

• Cancellation Policy:
- Cancellation requests should be sent by email to
- A full refund is only possible if the cancellation request is received at least 3 days before the scheduled departure date of the tour. Otherwise, the full cost of the tour will be charged.

• Cancellation within 3 days of departure:
- If the cancellation is made within 3 days of the tour departure date, 100% of the tour fee will be charged as cancellation fee. This policy is applied to guarantee the reservation of services and to cover any costs already incurred.

For more information or additional questions, please feel free to contact the phone number below. Our team will be happy to provide you with all the information you need to ensure a memorable experience during the tour of Matera.

Contact Number: +39 0835334543 / +39 3284364400

We will be available to assist you with any necessary request or clarification, ensuring that your tour is organized flawlessly and smoothly.

*The itinerary indicated in the programme may be subject to change for 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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+39 0835 334 543

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