6 days in Matera Itinerary

6 days in Matera Itinerary

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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 Gravina Sotterranea and Castello Svevo di Barletta. Let the collections at Masseria Brancati and Sassi in Miniatura capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matera: Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis (in Barletta), Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta (in Bitonto) and Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni (in Andria). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Giovanni Battista, make a trip to Cattedrale, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and contemplate the long history of Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Matera visit planning tool.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Brindisi – Salento Airport and Naples International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Matera can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. 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

Gravina in Puglia, Altamura, Monopoli, Barletta, Cattedrale di Ruvo di Puglia
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Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis ©
Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis
Gravina Sotterranea ©
Gravina Sotterranea
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta ©
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta

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