December 29, 1514: Popular uprising against the Count Tramontano

December 29, 1954: Popular uprising against the Count Tramontano

Matera – Basilicata

Where it takes place


Meeting place

The Bar inside the Giovanni Paolo II park,
in front of the castle


on foot


 from 3 to 4 hours


History and culture, art, legends, craft shops, historical re-enactments


According to the needs of cost and duration for adults, families, individuals and groups up to 20 people

The Story to live together

The people of Matera are by now tired of the continuous abuses perpetrated by the Count Giancarlo Tramontano and today, December 29th 1514, we are all summoned in front Castle, to Brunetta, the brave daughter of the gunsmith. Brunetta has called together the most intrepid citizens to arm them and promote an uprising in order to drive out the evil and hated Count.
Come quick, time is our enemy! Bring weapons and sticks to make this moment, so important for our town, epic

Rosanna, Experiential Tourism Operator

Hi, my name is Rosanna, an expert in hospitality and tourism. I will take you to relive an episode that really happened in the Renaissance history of my town. You will discover the reasons why the Tramontano Castle has remained incomplete and you will relive the feelings that moved the population to hunt the tyrant. The fascinating historical center of Matera will be our stage.

Lingua parlata ItalianoInglese


What we can do together

  • Meeting with Rosanna and interpretation of the ejaculatory rites of the time to give life to the uprising
  • Participation in the riot against the Count Tramontano under the Castle Tower
  • With the directions of a map, you reach a secret place where there is the laboratory of a real local papier-mache craftsman who will show his art
  • Accompanied by a tour guide, visit around the old town and the Cathedral where there will be the ambush to the Count
  • Certificate and celebration with tasting of typical local products
  • Surprise epilogue..



Please note

Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.

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