BASILICATA – VENOSA – SASSI DI MATERA – METAPONTO. 2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS (WEEKEND)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: VENOSA – SASSI DI MATERA – METAPONTO
DURATION: 2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS
Day 1: VENOSA
Arrival and visit to the city of Venosa (famous for being the birthplace of Quintus Horatius Flaccus), with particular emphasis on the Roman archaeological area, which includes the famous House of Horace and the complex of the Unfinished, begun to be built in Romanesque style in 1135, and part of the Norman Abbey of the Holy Trinity. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 2: SASSI DI MATERA (EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2019)
Wake up and breakfast. Morning dedicated to visiting the Sassi of Matera. Lunch in a typical restaurant. Matera is one of the oldest cities in the world and appears to lie on two natural amphitheatres (Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano), with the Civita at its centre. It is a veritable open-air museum, witness to an extraordinary human adventure from the Stone Age to the present day. The natural setting of prestigious films for its biblical landscape, it is now the protagonist of a lively cultural renaissance. In the afternoon the visit continues to the Regional Park of the Rock Churches. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay.
DAY 3: METAPONTO
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Metapontum, the place where Pythagoras taught and died. Visit to its archaeological area and national museum – also visit to the symbolic Palatine tablets. Lunch in a restaurant en route.

The offer includes:
accommodation in hotel *** in Matera or surroundings with n. 2 half-boards;
n. 2 lunches in restaurant (on 2nd and 3rd day)
guided tours as per programme n. 1 FD + n. 2 HD;
drinks included at meals (1/2 mineral water + 1/4 wine);
1 free every 25 paying passengers;
The offer does not “include
transport, possible entrances and everything not included in the item “includes”.