Our most recommended things to do in Gravina in Puglia

Bari: Customizable Day Trip in a Fiat 500L

1. Bari: Customizable Day Trip in a Fiat 500L

On board a splendid Fiat 500L, at the slow pace of the roads of the South, we will travel to get to know places otherwise difficult to reach independently. You will get to know ancient towns, seaside resorts and historical sites of Puglia and Basilicata. Our trips will turn into an opportunity to learn the local culture in a friendly and informal environment. We will travel backroads to destinations that will enlight the day with the beauty that nature and human work will offer along the way. You will have a friend at your side who will immediately immerse you in the customs and traditions of the territories you are going to visit. You can select amongst various itineraries: Alberobello: we will stop in Polignano, famous for its cliffs home of the Diving World Championship on the Adriatic coast, and explore the Itria Valley in depth driving across the backroads filled with ancient monumental olive trees. Matera: on the way to this amazing town we will stop in Gravina in Puglia and Altamura, homelands of some of the most delicious food in the region. Castel del Monte: stops in Ruvo di Puglia and Trani, with their wonderful cathedrals, through suggestive rocky and coastal scenery. Itineraries and distances in kms: 1) Bari - Alberobello - Matera - Bari (190 km) 2) Bari – Alberobello – Locorotondo – Cisternino – Ostuni – Bari (190 km) 3) Bari - Polignano - Alberobello - Locorotondo - Cisternino - Monopoli - Bari (170 km) 4) Bari - Altamura - Gravina - Matera - Bari (150 km) 5) Bari - Castel del Monte - Trani - Bari (150 km)

Visit Gravina in Puglia

2. Visit Gravina in Puglia

Guided tour of the city of art Gravina in Puglia (BA); Visit to the ancient districts of the city similar to the Sassi di Matera; Rupestre habitat, rock churches, historic center and cathedral, ancient district called quarry with underground, cave house, shop houses, breathtaking views, bridge viaducto aqueduct scenefraphic place of many important and international films. It includes: enabled guide; walking path with easy difficulty, entrances.

The places of the sacred

3. The places of the sacred

Meeting with the qualified tourist guide; Visit to the San Michele Grotte rock complex; Entry into the church dug into the tuff. We continue with the visit of the Cathedral, the frescoes of Rupestri churches San Vito Vecchio and Eternal Father, underground with pagan places.

Matera: Guided Walking Tour of the Sassi with Light Lunch

4. Matera: Guided Walking Tour of the Sassi with Light Lunch

The Walking Guided Tour of the Sassi starts in Piazza Pascoli with a historical and anthropological introduction of the Sassi neighborhoods. The tour continues through the historic center. Along the way, the guide will illustrate Baroque churches such as the Church of Purgatory and the Church of San Francesco d'Assisi. After visiting Piazza Vittorio Veneto - the main square of the historic center - the guide will lead you to explore an extraordinary hypogeum environment and, afterward, typically furnished cave-house with household furniture and work tools used by farmers in the fields. Crossing the Barisano neighborhood you enter the Sasso Caveoso area, dominated by the Monterrone cliff. On the top of the cliff, as indicated by a wrought iron cross, there are two ancient places of worship: the two churches of Madonna dell'Idris and San Giovanni in Monterrone completely carved into the rock. The tour continues with the visit to a rock-hewn church. Enjoy a light lunch, sampling Matera's traditional food delicacies and pairing it with fine local wine, right at the end of your guided tour.

Pearls of Matera Walking Tour

5. Pearls of Matera Walking Tour

Join us for a three-hour walking tour to explore the enchanting city of Matera. Visit Casa Cava, a unique space where history and modernity blend, and marvel at the beautiful frescoes of Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista. Take in the stunning views of Piazza Vittorio Veneto and delve into the fascinating history of Chiesa del Purgatorio. Discover the fascinating Casa Grotta nei Sassi di Matera, and explore the charming Chiesa di Santa Lucia alle Malve. Finally, immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of the Sassi di Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the world.

Gravina in Puglia "James Bond 007" Guided Walking Tour

6. Gravina in Puglia "James Bond 007" Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Gravina in Puglia, a spectacular location overlooking the very beautiful Murgia National Park. Learn about the inhabitants of this region from the first prehistoric populations up until today. Gravina is a town in Puglia about 60 km from Bari, it borders to the south with Basilicata. Part of the city extends on the banks of a deep crevasse, very similar to canyons, carved into the limestone by the Gravina stream, a tributary of the Bradano river, from which the famous ravines of the Murgia take their name, in an area characterized by the presence of numerous karst cavities. Walking tour in the old town between historic buildings, churches and 18th century viaduct bridge overlooking the ravine. During the walking tour you will visit the places where the James Bond 007 film "No time to die" was filmed with actor Daniel Craig.

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