Join us on a festive 3-hour walking tour and discover the beauty of Matera’s historic center during the holiday season. Start at the magnificent Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, then explore the picturesque Piazza Vittorio Veneto, with its charming Christmas decorations. Admire the stunning Church of Saint Peter ‘Barisano’ and stroll through the lovely Piazza S. Pietro Caveoso, where you can find a lovely Christmas market. End your tour at the charming Piazzetta San Biagio, known for its beautiful nativity scene and festive atmosphere. This tour is perfect for families, couples, and anyone looking to experience the magic of Christmas in Matera.

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  • Begin at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, steeped in history.
  • Wander Piazza S. Pietro Caveoso's festive Christmas market.
  • Marvel at Piazzetta San Biagio's beautiful nativity scene and atmosphere.


  • Professional local tour guide

Route & Duration

3 hours
  • 1

    Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

    The Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista is a beautiful Baroque church that is particularly famous for its intricate carvings and frescoes.

  • 2

    Piazza Vittorio Veneto

    Piazza Vittorio Veneto is a large public square that serves as a hub for many festive activities during the Christmas season, such as outdoor markets and concerts.

  • 3

    Piazza San Pietro Barisano San Pietro Barisano is a picturesque square located in the heart of the Sassi di Matera.

  • 4

    Church of Saint Peter 'Barisano'

    The Church of Saint Peter 'Barisano' is a stunning example of the unique rock-cut architecture that characterizes the Sassi.

  • 5

    Piazza S. Pietro Caveoso

    Piazza S. Pietro Caveoso is another charming square that provides visitors with a glimpse into the historic and cultural heritage of Matera.

  • 6

    Piazzetta San Biagio

    The Piazzetta San Biagio is a hidden gem located in the heart of the Sassi, featuring a small church and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Meeting Point

We will meet in front of Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista
(Via San Biagio, 75100 Matera MT, Italy) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.