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Matera: Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Casa Grotta Entrance

Activity provider: Martulli Viaggi - Matera

Matera: Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Casa Grotta Entrance

Activity provider: Martulli Viaggi - Matera

From US$ 25.82 per person

Explore Matera on a bus tour with an audio guide. See the stunning Castello Tramontano from the comfort of the bus, stop to explore Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera, and see the iconic rock churches.

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Duration 2 hours
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Driver
Italian, English, French
Audio guide included
Italian, English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Step back in time as you learn more about Matera's past from your audio guide
  • See some of the top attractions in Matera from the comfort of the open air bus
  • Discover the history of the fascinating cave house Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera
  • Drive past the rock churches of Madonna delle Virtu and San Nicola dei Greci
  • Hop out at Cava Paradiso and take some time to explore the exhibition there
Full description

Discover Matera from the comfort of an open-air bus. Learn more from your audio guide as you drive past sights such as the Piazza San Pietro Caveoso and Villa Comunale dell'Unita d'Italia. Stop to visit Cava Paradiso and Casa Grotta with entrance to the latter included.

Board the tour bus near Castello Tramontano and set off on your journey. As you drive, learn about the sights, the history of Matera, and its people from the audio guide. Drive past the Museo di Palazzo Lanfranchi and marvel at its impeccable 17th-century architecture.

Continue to the Villa Comunale dell'Unita d'Italia and take admire this historic park before you head to Sassi di Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you pass the Sassi, learn about the history of these caves which have been inhabited since the Paleolithic era.

Hop out of the bus at Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera. Spend 10 minutes exploring this fascinating cave house and learn the tragic history of the people who occupied it. Rejoin your driver and continue past the rock churches of Madonna delle Virtu and San Nicola dei Greci. Continue your tour with a drive past the Piazza San Pietro Caveoso and Alvino before hopping out at the Cava Paradiso for a 20-minute stop to explore this fascinating exhibition.

Includes
  • Tour by bus
  • Audio guide
  • Entrance to Casa Grotta
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    • Smartphone (IPhone or Android)
    • Headphone for new IPhone

    Product ID: 426969