Let yourself be conquered and enchanted by the magic of Bari Vecchia, the historic center of a city where time seems to have stood still and where you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the daily life of the people of Bari.
Depart for Bari aboard a private shuttle from Matera.
Enter the heart of Bari through the gates of the Swabian Castle, where its towers dominate the ancient city and the Adriatic Sea.
Explore the narrow cobbled streets of the "orecchiette road," admiring the precious tradition of Bari.
Take a stroll to the Cathedral of San Sabino, which houses the relics of Bari's second patron saint.
Discover the Basilica of San Nicola, a precious example of Puglian Romanesque architecture and a pilgrimage site.
Recharge at a typical Bari bakery to savor the famous focaccia barese, and finally, return to Matera with a rich baggage of emotions, discoveries, and experiences.
TOUR TYPE: Half-day
DEPARTURE: every day by reservation at least 48 hours before departure
CONDITIONS: minimum number of participants 2 max 15. For groups over 15, contact us by filling out the form.
DEPARTURE TIME: 9:00 am from Matera
RETURN TIME: 2:00 pm to Matera
MEETING POINT: Matera information point 15 minutes before departure - Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 39
EQUIPMENT: comfortable clothing and shoes, water bottle, cell phone or camera to capture breathtaking views and scenery.
COST PER ADULT PERSON: € 45.00 - Reduced under 17: € 15.00 - Children from 0 to 3 years old: FREE
THE FEE INCLUDES: private Ncc shuttle to and from Bari, authorized guide of the Region, tasting and map of the historic center.
*In case of Covid19 restrictions, comply with current regulations
LANGUAGES AVAILABLE: English, French, Spanish, and German. (request a quote)
DepartureDeparture from Information pointDeparture with private shuttle from Matera to Bari, meeting with the authorized guide and start of the guided tour. Truly characteristic city where time seems to have stopped: you can meet the ladies at the door of the houses while they prepare the orecchiette with their hands, children playing in the street, clothes hanging in the sun and the disarming sympathy of the people of Bari!
Historical center of BariThe visit begins with the Castello Svevo, which with its towers acts as a gateway to the old city; continue towards the "orecchiette road" where you can admire and treasure the precious Bari tradition of the ladies who prepare fresh pasta in front of their houses.
Cathedral and Basilica of San NicolaIn this way you will reach the Cathedral of San Sabino, which houses the relics of the second patron saint of Bari and among the labyrinth of streets of the historic center you can visit the splendid Basilica of San Nicola, a fine example of Apulian Romanesque architecture and a favorite destination for pilgrims who come here to pay homage to the remains of the saint, patron saint of the city.
ViewpointBut the walk will give you a magical and unique moment once you reach the Belvedere terrace, where you will be struck by a fascinating panorama that will allow you to admire the beauty of the Rione Monti in its entirety.
TastingThe tour ends with a stop in a typical Bari oven where you will taste the famous and very tasty Bari focaccia.
2.00 pmReturn to MateraReturn to Matera around 2.00 pm