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Matera Sightseeing on wheels

Our most recommended Matera Sightseeing on wheels

Matera: Panoramic Tuk-Tuk Tour

1. Matera: Panoramic Tuk-Tuk Tour

Enter the streets of Matera through this special tour. You'll be guided comfortably through the most beautiful parts of the city, with your local guide explaining the beauties that you will see along the way. You'll first visit the Purgatory Church, which boasts a wonderful Baroque Facade. Following that, you will reach the Romanesque cathedral which sits in the main square of Piazza Vittorio Veneto. After the cathedral, it will be time to begin your descent down to Sassi. Your tour includes stops to some of the most picturesque areas, from where you will be free to take beautiful pictures of both Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso.

Tour & Transfer from Bari to Alberobello & Matera

2. Tour & Transfer from Bari to Alberobello & Matera

Start your day by meeting your driver in the center of Bari before departing by minivan for your full day tour. After a short, scenic drive you will reach Alberobello and Matera. During your time in Alberobello, a Unesco site since 1996, you will have plenty of time to walk through the city and discover the exciting cultural curiosities this fascinating place possesses. This city contains an abundance of Trulli, a typical rural stone architectural structure with a conical roof. Whilst here, you can visit both the Rioni districts - Rione Aia piccola and Rione Monti. Whilst doing so, be sure to visit the large trullo church and shops.  After Alberobello, you will leave for Matera, a fellow Unesco site and also the European capital of culture. Here, you will meet your qualified tour guide before starting your pleasant stroll through this ancient city carved into rock. Here, the inhabitants lived in caves until the beginning of the XX Century. The historic center is characterized by narrow streets where there are cave houses that you can visit independently. You will visit the cathedral that overlooks the splendid panorama of the Murgia Materana park. Once your time in Matera is up, you will return comfortably to Bari. 

Matera: Electric Vespa Guided Sightseeing Tour

3. Matera: Electric Vespa Guided Sightseeing Tour

Discover Matera and the Murgia Materana driving a stylish, state-of-the-art electric Vespa. This activity takes you on a tour of the city and its immediate surroundings driving this latest generation vehicle with the accompaniment of a tour guide who will point out the points where you should stop to admire the best of the city's beauty. Each Vespa can carry 2 people making it a perfect activity for small groups of friends or families, suitable for those who want to experience the thrill of driving and for those who, as a passenger want to enjoy the city while having fun. Some parts of the tour will be around the Gravina Canyon, basically the rock formation on which the city itself is built. In particular, a must stop will be at the Grotta del Brigante, a natural cavity from which you will have a beautiful view of the city. Continuing on you will stop at the important Sanctuary, finely adorned with beautiful frescoes and a favorite destination for many pilgrims. The tour then continues on the panoramic road of the Sassi (Barisano and Caveoso) that is, the same road on which the movie of the successful 007 series, "No time to die," was filmed. Inside the Sasso Barisano you will access oil mills and cisterns, once used to collect water.

From Matera: Half-Day Trip to Metaponto

4. From Matera: Half-Day Trip to Metaponto

Discover the beauty of the town of Metaponto on the Ionian coast with this half-day trip from Matera. Uncover the past as you go to the National Archeological Museum of Metaponto, the Archeological Park of Apollonio Licio, and Tavole Palatine temple. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodations in Matera. Sit back and relax on the drive to the town of Metaponto. Make your way to the National Archeological Museum of Metaponto. where you can purchase a ticket to uncover the history of the town.  Next, head to the Archeological Park of Apollonio Licio with its urban sanctuary where you can see the remains of old Greek columns. Continue to the Tavole Palatine which was a Doric temple built by Achaeans in 630 BC.  Have some time to admire the temple before returning to your accommodation in Matera at the end of your tour. 

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What people are saying about Matera

highly recommended experience, we had the pleasure of touring the city with Francesco and the small but very nice Michelino who kept us company throughout the tour. We really appreciated the modification of the itinerary chosen ad hoc as we had just concluded a first walking tour with the guide. we will carry this magnificent memory in our hearts. good guys!! Giorgio and Cristina

Comfortable and usable vehicle (as it happened) even in case of rain as it is equipped with a roof and protections. Kind and nice guide. During the tour, which lasts about 40 minutes, one of the house-museums among the Sassi is also visited on foot. They accept little dogs.

Staff very helpful: I had the wrong day of booking but instead of giving me a joke they made me do the out anyway. Which is worth every penny

Excellent solution to give a glance to the splendid Matera especially if you are with children!

Very nice way to see Matera and learn a bit more about the village.