MATERA AND RUPESTRIAN CHURCHES PARK
Discovering the treasures of rock civilization.
3 hour max
Entrance fees excluded
A short trip through Matera’s Murgia to discover beautiful rupestrian churches of Matera and the rupestrian civilisation as well as the botanical and wildlife heritage of the Murgia Park.
Visit to a Neolithic village dating from the 7th millennium BC, Iazzo Gattini (ancient sheep pen set up as visitors centre), the rupestrian sanctuary of Madonna delle Tre Porte, the location for Golgotha in Mel Gibson’s film “The Passion of the Christ”, and the Palomba Sanctuary, with ancient frescoes.