6. Bari: Alberobello and Matera Day Tour
Experience cities steeped in history with buildings that feel a part of the landscape itself on this day trip to 2 highlights of Italy, Alberobello and Matera. You'll see the famous Trulli buildings, historic churches, and more on this guided tour.
After being picked up in Bari, be driven to the guide in Largo Matellotta to begin your sightseeing tour of Alberobello.
Follow your guide into the historical center of Rione Monti, which boasts over 1,000 iconic Trulli buildings. Marvel at the unique architecture of these fascinating buildings while learning about their history and significance.
Continue the tour with a visit to Rione Aia Piccola, an area that best represents the ancient medieval village. Take in the stunning view and snap some pics!
The journey through Alberobello concludes at the highest point of the city, the site of the Church of Saint Anthony of Padua. Notice the similarities between the church and the Trulli buildings and soak up the historical atmosphere of the site as you listen to your guide’s anecdotes.
The next stop is Matera. This part of the tour will begin at Via Alessandro Volta. From there, your expert guide will lead you to the glorious Church of San Francesco in the city’s historic center.
Next, continue along a panoramic road of narrow streets and winding alleys to arrive at the Rupestre Church of Sant'Antonio Abate. Inside, you’ll find a classic example of the traditional culture of this remarkable city.
You’ll then visit a typical Matera cave-house before continuing through the Via Madonna delle Virtù and Porta Pistoia areas to conclude your cultural adventure. It’s then time to reflect on the day's wondrous sights as you’re driven back to Bari.