6 days in Matera Itinerary

6 days in Matera Itinerary

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Matera
— 5 nights

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Matera

— 5 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Get some cultural insight at Chiesa del Purgatorio and Antica Matera Casa Grotta. Let the collections at Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis and Museo Archeologico Nazionale Domenico Ridola capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matera: Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta (in Bitonto), Gravina in Puglia (Gravina Sotterranea, Laboratorio della Cola Cola - La Casa della Cola Cola, &more) and Castello Svevo di Barletta (in Barletta). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico di Altamura, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Suffragio detta del Purgatorio, make a trip to Casa Cisterna Sotterranea, and contemplate the long history of Piazza San Pietro Caveoso.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Matera online driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Brindisi Airport and Naples International Airport. September in Matera sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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