Learn the art of pasta inside the Sassi di Matera

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120.00 per person

2.00 hours





If you're a food enthusiast eager to uncover the secrets of Matera's gastronomic tradition, then you can't miss out on the cooking classes offered in this charming city in Basilicata. Immerse yourself in the local culture and let expert chefs guide you through the preparation of typical Materan dishes. From handmade pasta to local specialties, these classes will allow you to savor authentic delights and acquire new culinary skills. Discover the gastronomic treasure that is Matera's pasta and embark on an unforgettable culinary journey in the heart of Basilicata.

A unique culinary experience:  Cooking classes in Matera. If you're a food enthusiast and want to delve into Matera's gastronomic tradition, don't miss the opportunity to participate in a cooking class in the city of the Sassi. During these classes, you'll have the chance to learn directly from local masters the secrets to preparing typical Materan dishes. You'll get your hands dirty and experience firsthand the authentic flavors of Materan cuisine. From traditional appetizers, first courses, and desserts, each lesson will be a culinary journey into the heart of Basilicata. You'll have the opportunity to discover local ingredients, learn preparation techniques, and uncover the stories and traditions behind each dish. Not only will you learn to cook like a true Materan chef, but you'll also live an authentic experience that will leave you with tasty and unforgettable memories.

If you're a food enthusiast and want to experience authentic culinary delights, you can't miss out on typical Materan cooking classes. These classes will allow you to fully immerse yourself in Matera's culinary tradition, discovering the secrets of local recipes passed down through generations. You'll learn to prepare traditional dishes such as Materan focaccia, bread pitta, and the famous cavatelli, handmade pasta that is one of the gastronomic treasures of the city. Guided by expert and passionate chefs, you'll have the opportunity to get hands-on and experience the authentic flavors of Materan cuisine. Additionally, during the classes, you'll learn about the history and origins of these recipes, discovering the deep connection between local culture and gastronomy. Get ready to enjoy delicious dishes and take home valuable knowledge of typical Materan cuisine.

Diving into the culinary art of Matera is an experience that will take you on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Basilicata.  Cooking classes offered in the beautiful city of the Sassi will allow you to discover the secrets of traditional Materan cuisine and learn techniques and recipes passed down through generations. In these classes, you'll have the opportunity to work with fresh and genuine ingredients, straight from the region, and experience the preparation of typical dishes like Matera pasta, an authentic gastronomic treasure. You'll learn to roll out dough with mastery and create unique and evocative shapes, just like local pasta masters do. This culinary journey will not only allow you to savor the authentic flavors of Basilicata but also immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of this wonderful Italian region.

A culinary journey in the heart of Basilicata:  Cooking classes in Matera offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culinary tradition of this wonderful city. You'll learn the secrets to preparing the perfect Matera pasta and discover a unique gastronomic treasure. But these classes go beyond just cooking; they're an experience that goes further. They allow you to connect with the history and culture of Matera, to meet passionate people who safeguard ancient recipes and traditions. Whether you're a culinary enthusiast or simply curious, these classes will leave you with a new awareness and an irresistible desire to experience new flavors and traditional dishes. There's no doubt that a cooking class in Matera is a unique culinary experience to be had at least once in a lifetime. Are you ready to immerse yourself in this gastronomic adventure?


  • Comfortable shoes:  Matera is a city with often uneven flooring, so it is advisable to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Camera or smartphone: To capture special moments during the tasting and exploration of Mater

Available languages

Italian, English


  • A unique culinary experience: Cooking lessons in Matera
  • Immerse yourself in tradition: Lessons of typical cuisine materana
  • Pasta di Matera: A gastronomic treasure to discover
  • The secrets to prepare the perfect Matera pasta
  • A culinary journey in the heart of Basilicata: Cooking lessons in Matera


  • Visit to a pasta workshop:  A practical experience at a local craft workshop where traditional pasta is produced. Here the participants could attend the preparation of fresh pasta by expert Pastaie and learn the secrets of the production of pasta lucana.
  • Lunch or Dinner:  sit at the table in a warm and convivial atmosphere to enjoy the fruit of your craft. Share stories and laughs with the other participants as you savor every bite of this unique experience, knowing that your pasta has been prepared with love and passion, just like local tradition.
  • Explanations about the local gastronomic culture:  During the tour and the meal, the expert pasta artisan will give you more detailed information about the gastronomic culture of the region, telling stories and traditions related to local cuisine and the production of fresh pasta.

Not included

  • Trasporto da/per il luogo di partenza: il trasporto da e per il luogo dell'incontro potrebbe non essere incluso nel prezzo del tour e i partecipanti dovrebbero organizzarsi da soli.
  • Pasti e bevande extra: Anche se il tour può includere una degustazione di tartufo, eventuali pasti aggiuntivi e bevande al di fuori di questo non possono essere inclusi e possono essere a spese dei partecipanti.
  • Acquisti personali: Eventuali acquisti di oggetti personali durante il tour non possono essere inclusi e possono essere a spese dei partecipanti.
  • Transfer non inclusi

Meeting point

Matera – Rione San Biagio, 52, Matera, MT, Italia

Directions on departure

The meeting point for the Pasta tour is located in Rione San Biagio, 52, Matera, MT, Italy - Masseria Fontana di Vite, in the central area of the city. It is advisable to reach it on foot, as the road is not accessible to private transport. The nearest stop is Matera Central Station Piazza Matteotti , 11 minutes walk. .
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Welcome to Matera:

Meet your guide chef and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the city of Sassi.

Introduction to the cuisine of Matera:

Discover the history and culinary traditions of Matera before starting the preparation.

Preparation of ingredients:

Learn how to select and prepare fresh and genuine ingredients, typical of the region.

Practical lesson:

Put your hands in the dough and follow the instructions of local chefs in the preparation of traditional dishes.

Tasting and insights:

Taste the fruits of your work and deepen your knowledge of the gastronomic culture of Matera.

Authentic experience:

End the day with a new understanding of local cuisine and tasty memories to take home.

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 ota@martulliviaggi.com.
- 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.

Dear customer, before the Pasta tasting tour, please kindly inform our staff about any food intolerances and/or allergies. It is important for us to ensure a safe and enjoyable dining experience for all participants. Communicating any dietary restrictions will allow us to adapt the menu and provide alternatives to suit your needs. Your health and well-being are our priority. Thank you for your cooperation."


Para obtener más información o preguntas adicionales, no dude en ponerse en contacto con el número de teléfono que se indica a continuación. Nuestro equipo estará encantado de proporcionarle toda la información que necesita para garantizar una experiencia memorable durante el recorrido por Matera.

Número de contacto: +39 0835334543 / +39 3284364400

Estaremos disponibles para ayudarlo con cualquier consulta o aclaración que necesite, asegurando que su recorrido esté organizado de manera impecable y sin problemas.

*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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