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The Magic of Matera's Bread

The Magic of Matera's Bread

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food and drinks
Languages:Offered in English and Italian

About your host

My sister Sabrina and I have been running our family bakery for decades. Our father Gennaro, son of bakers for generations, established the business here in the sixties, after the evacuation of the old town. We have recently renovated the premises, to make them more functional for the production of our renowned “Pane di Matera” and all other bakery products, but also to welcome people who want to…

What we’ll do

After a brief presentation with the support of images and videos, we will go through the tradition of our bread, its history, and the way we lived it as a basic ingredient of the mediterranean diet. Then we will move ion to the practice, when each partecipant will be given the chance to shape their own bread loaf. At the end of the workshop we will provide you with an “aperitivo” made of a…

What I’ll provide

selection of bread, focacce and other bakery products
a glass of wine from Basilicata and water
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Where you'll be

The whole experience will take place within our premises, but it will be a comprehensive journey accross the history of Matera.


Things to keep in mind

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also…


This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
The Magic of Matera's Bread
20 reviews
From $40/person
20 reviews
From $40/person