Duration: 6 Days
Duration: 6 Days
The indicated price is for 20 participants in 10 double rooms, half board, with all entrance fees. The calculated price serves as an orientation. It will be recalculated with your request for a proposal. The tour is organized for your group only. It is carried out with a locally licensed tourist guide in the requested foreign language. Choose from English, German, Chinese, Italian. Other languages we need to check. All participants will receive headphones.
According to how many people you register, we will organize the appropriate bus and airport transfer (Bari or Brindisi).
Wheelchairs and strollers are unfortunately not suitable for the tour through the rock town of Matera.
The Basilicata region is not visited by chance. It is a conscious decision to discover unique places where silence, colors and scents evoke unique sensations.
The small region of Basilicata is still unknown to many Italians. Here you will not find modernity or the hustle and bustle of the big cities. You can immerse yourself in a slow, relaxed atmosphere that is almost unusual for today.
You will visit the Basilicata region and spend 5 nights in beautiful Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Together with your local guide, in the enchanting Matera, you will discover the apartments carved into the rocks, which have been well preserved over the centuries.
You will explore the two coasts of Basilicata, the Tyrrhenian coast, where you will get to know Maratea, the city of 44 churches, and the Ionian coast, known for its vast sandy beaches with eucalyptus and pine trees, and you will visit the towns of Metaponto and Policoro with the archaeological parks with ruins of Greek temples.
You also have the opportunity to visit the unknown area of Mount Vulture, which is covered by small villages and forests. Here the beauty of nature is combined with the history of the Middle Ages, the Normans, the Swabian period, as you can visit the city of Venosa as well as the castles of Melfi and Lagopesole.
Although this tour is short, we are sure that you will be enchanted by this unknown region.
Arrive at Bari or Brindisi airport and transfer to Matera. If your flight arrives in the morning, the bus stops on the route in Altamura, a city famous for its delicious bread.
Upon arrival in Matera, we will check you in at the hotel.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today you will discover Matera on a guided tour of the ancient cave dwellings, the Sassi of Matera. Guests can enjoy a typical lunch at a restaurant cut into the rocks. Overnight stay in Matera at the hotel.
Day trip to the picturesque Maratea and the Ionian coast, where you will visit Policoro and Metaponto. Metaponto is the most important archaeological area in Basilicata. The city was founded in the 7th century BC and was founded by the Greeks. In the evening you will return to your hotel.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. You have the whole day free to discover Matera individually, sightseeing and shopping, or to relax in the hotel’s wellness center. Overnight in Matera.
Day trip with a local guide to visit the area of Mount Vulture with its castles. Return and stay overnight in Matera.
Today it is time to say goodbye to a picture book landscape. Surely the many beautiful impressions from southern Italy awaken the longing for a new visit. If agreed, we will take your group back to the airport or the nearest station on their tour.