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Wonderful frescoes

We booked a tour through the tourist office in Massafra, open 9.30-12.30 Mon-Sat. We visited three... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Rita B
London, United Kingdom
What a wonderful surprise...better than Matera!

We heard that Massafra was really authentic and very special and arranged through the tourist... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2015
San Carlos, California
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5 May 2016
“Wonderful frescoes”
8 Nov 2015
“What a wonderful surprise...better than Matera!”
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We booked a tour through the tourist office in Massafra, open 9.30-12.30 Mon-Sat. We visited three cave churches that are locked otherwise and the detail of the art work was amazing. Some representations we had not seen before. The guide was very good and her...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We heard that Massafra was really authentic and very special and arranged through the tourist office for a private tour (it turned out to be led by the woman who works in the tourist office herself). We walked to 3 amazing cave churches in the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank TravellingJan
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Massafra is a lovely little city and we walked around the old town quite a bit but we were not aware that behind little doorways were hiding incredible cave churches. The guide was very knowledgeable and she provided us with lots of information but I...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank henry_ka14
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Brilliant place to visit, so interesting.. Will visit more often. A place that's been there forever and is the dividing path between the new and old parts of the city. Many stories are told by the tourist attraction people about the history of the path...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Jess427
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Had the good fortune to be given a tour of the church and surrounding area. Genuinely surprised by the hidden attractions in the ravine and grotto areas. Massafra is a city with a lot of civic pride and the volunteers do an excellent job in...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Christine R
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