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Park of Murgia and Rope Bridge

Immerse yourself in nature and discover the ancient hidden places in the Park of Murgia with a licensed hiking guide

Hiking Park of Murgia and Rope Bridge (italian)

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Price: from 30€

Immerse yourself in nature and discover the ancient hidden places in the Park of Murgia with a licensed hiking guide crossing the Rope Bridge.

  • rossing of the rope bridge at 9 meters from the ground
  • reach the "Belvedere" (panoramic viewpoint) and its paleolithic caves
  • the most suggestive panoramic view of Sassi
  • sunset hike with panoramic view of Sassi lit up
  • set of many famous international films, like "The Passion" (directed by Mel Gibson)


The hiking tour in the Park of Murgia is perfect for you if you want to immerse yourself in nature, discover hidden places and satisfy your sense of adventure. You will start your tour in Sassi, walking characteristic paths along the canyon up to Gravina stream, where you will cross the rope bridge that connect the two banks, at 9 meters from the ground. You will admire beautiful landscapes and hidden gems with our hiking guide who will lead you along archeological paths and paleolithic caves, telling you the history of these prehistoric places. At the end of the tour you will come back in town on board of our shuttle.

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COVID-19 Safety

  • For this experience it is taken care of COVID-19 safety with appropriate measures.


  • local and licensed hiking guide
  • shuttle on the way back

Not included

  • entry in the rock churches
  • tasting of local products
  • everything that is not indicated in the section "Inclusive services"

Bring along

  • in summer months: a bottle of water, sunscreen and mosquito spray
  • in winter months: jacket and layered clothes


  • group tour from 4 up to 18 participants


  • Italian


  • pushchairs and wheelchairs are not recommended
  • not recommended for people who suffer from vertigo
  • not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • pets allowed (max 2 per tour)

Important information

  • the ticket is non-refundable
  • if you cancel within 48 hours before the date of the tour, you will receive a voucher equal to 80% of the total amount, which you can use within 1 year from the date of the cancelled tour
  • if you cancel your booking in less than 48 hours, you arrive late or you don’t show up, no refund will be provided
  • full refund is provided only if the tour is cancelled by Matera City Tour (bad weather does not imply the cancellation of the tour)


The meeting point with the guide for the strart of the visit is in Piazza Postergola (Porta Pistola), 15 min walk from infopoint A of our agency


  • Porta Pistola, Matera, MT, Italia

Parking Space

  • Multi-storey car park, in via Rocco Scotellaro (exactly in front of our agency) € 1,50/h
  • Outdoor parking on blue stripes nearby in via Lucana, via Gramsci or via Passarelli € 0,70/h or € 0,50/h (8:00-13:30 and 16:00-20:30)

Train Stations & Bus Stops

  • Central Station, 10 minutes walking distance from our ticket office