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1-Hour Bus Tour of Matera with Audio Guide & Access to Casa Grotta

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Journey through Matera's ancient cave dwellings and modern culture on an open-air 1-hour bus tour with an audio guide.


  • Explore the fascinating past of Matera aboard an open-air bus, accompanied by an audio guide, and see the baroque Saint Peter and Saint Paul church.

  • Discover the tools and artifacts of Casa Grotta of Sassi di Matera, a cave-dwelling, and drive past sights like Palazzo Lanfranchi's mellow-stone facade.

  • At Cava Paradiso, see the rock formations concealed within secret chambers, and catch sight of the Villa Comunale park and Castello Tramontano fort.

  • Enhance your journey with a choice between 3 audio guide languages, English, French, and Italian, immersing yourself in the captivating legends of each site.

  • Fun Fact: The Sassi of Matera are among the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the world, with evidence of human habitation dating back over 9,000 years.


  • 1-hour sightseeing bus tour of Matera

  • Audio guide in English, French, or Italian (based on option selected)

  • Entry to Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera

  • Digital map of the city

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Discover Matera's History

Embark on a 1-hour open-air bus tour through Matera's history with an audio guide and visit the city's must-see attractions. Experience the wonders of Matera as you delve into its rich past, from ancient cave dwellings to vibrant contemporary culture. Marvel at the panoramic views of the stunning cityscape while enjoying the comfort and style of the tour.

During this tour, you will have the opportunity to unearth the captivating history of Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera, a unique cave dwelling that has stood the test of time. Marvel at the remarkable architecture and immerse yourself in the stories of those who once called this cave house their home.

Cava Paradiso

As you continue your adventure, make a pit stop at Cava Paradiso, a fascinating exhibition that offers insights into the geology and history of the region. Explore the hidden chambers and discover intriguing artifacts that shed light on Matera's past. The city offers sights of the lush green, royal garden of Villa Comunale, the fort of Castello Tramontano that dates back to the 16th century, and the 12th-century carved church of Madonna delle Virtu.


  • Castello Tramontano, Matera, Italy

  • Museum of Palazzo Lanfranchi

  • Villa Comunale dell'Unita d'Italia

  • The Sassi of Matera – World Heritage Site

  • Cave House, the Sassi of Matera

  • Rupestrian churches Madonna delle Virtu and San Nicola dei Greci

  • Piazza San Pietro Caveoso

  • Alvino 1884

  • Cava Paradiso

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

  • The audio guide is available on iOS and Android.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Boarding Point

  • Board your bus at Martulli Viaggi - Tour & Experience.

  • Address: Via Alessandro Volta, 5, 75100 Matera MT, Italy.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Matera - Piazza Matteotti. It is a 11-minute walk to the boarding point.

  • Board buses 601.01R, 650R, 710.05 and more to get you there.

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