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Ferula Viaggi - Day Tours

Via Vincenzo Cappelluti 34, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 336572
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Excellent service, excellent tour

Dora very kindly created a tour for us outside the normal day/hours and we are very grateful. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sue G
London, United Kingdom
First rate cycle hire in Matera

We struggled to find cycle hire in Matera, tourist information were particularly unhelpful and... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
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Ferula Viaggi is the incoming tour operator specializing on Sassi of Matera, Basilicata and Puglia.Cultural tours, walking and cycling tours, horseback riding tours, wine and food tours, rural tourism.
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Via Vincenzo Cappelluti 34, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 336572
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dora very kindly created a tour for us outside the normal day/hours and we are very grateful. Our guide, Marinella, was delightful and knowledgeable, she really made the tour interesting and fun. The pace was just right for us especially as it was a very...More

Thank Sue G
dorigna, Owner at Ferula Viaggi - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sue, thank you for your nice review. If it is possible, we try to satisfy the needs of our clients, so that we arranged a not ordinary starting time for you. It was a pleasure for Marinella to tour you in our wonderful town....More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

We struggled to find cycle hire in Matera, tourist information were particularly unhelpful and Black cycle hire seems to have closed down long ago. We came across this company having been referred on by the electric cycle hire company. Ferula Viaggi, matched us up with...More

Thank MrsELeeds
Ferula_Viaggi, Manager at Ferula Viaggi - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

Hi there! Thank you for your review. I really appreciate your visit and hope to see you here again to join one of our tours. Best regards, Michele Cappiello

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had a great experience hiring 2 bikes for a trip in the countryside around Matera. Michael gave us 2 great bike with all we needed to enjoy a 32km trip into the surrounding area. A lot of good routes and tours to chose from ....More

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Ferula_Viaggi, Manager at Ferula Viaggi - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thank you Matthew, I hope to see you here again for a longer bike tour. Best regards, Michele

Reviewed 3 May 2016

Dora organized the trip of a lifetime - she coordinated with genealogy experts to explore where our family was from in Basilicata and set us up on tours in Naples, Pompeii, Basilicata, and Matera. We actually met distantly related family members when we visited the...More

1  Thank abochicchio
Reviewed 24 April 2016

For the third time already students and lecturers form Vienna have held a landscape ecology field course in Matera. Every time Mrs Dora Cappiello participated in organising the whole stay – including accommodation, excursions in the regional park, shuttle service from and to the airport...More

1  Thank chrisb20162016
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I contacted Ferula Viaggi for private tours of the Sassi area of Matera as well as a day trip to the medieval city of Altamura and the mysterious Castel de. Monte. Dora guided me both times and I was impressed with her enthusiasm for the...More

1  Thank Esther P
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed our recent cycling tour which you put together. It was fantastico! A great way to see real italy at work, with back roads, all the different agricultural enterprises, and small villages. Certainly you are much more involved,...More

2  Thank WayneM-NZ
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We booked the two-hour walking of Matera through Booking.com. Our guide Dora was exceptional in her knowledge of the history of Matera. Her English was very good and her passion for the history of the Sassi was clearly demonstrated. An added factor which made it...More

1  Thank gazuk53
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Ferrule Viaggi's Michele and Dora developed a six day tour for us to visit our relatives in Basicilata. They did an exceptional job in finding family, accommodations, tours of the area. They accompanied us on three days. Dora was the translator for our family visits....More

Thank BasilicataFamily
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We booked a half day cooking class in a Cave Restaurant in Matera and It was fantastic - one of the highlights of out Italy trip. We spent some time at the local market with the chef Sara to get ingredients for our dishes. We...More

Thank Julie H
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