3 days in Matera Itinerary
— 2 nights
Thu, May 2 - Sat, May 4
Matera — 2 nights
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.Your inner history buff will appreciate Sassi di Matera and Trullo Sovrano. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Centro Storico Locorotondo and Church of Santa Maria de Idris. Step out of Matera to go to Taranto and see Jonian Dolphin Conservation, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Casa Noha, see the interesting displays at MUSMA Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, walk around Parco della Murgia Materana, and delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale.
For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Matera online holiday planner.
If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Brindisi Airport and Naples International Airport. In May in Matera, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.