Ape Tour of Sassi and Murgia Park

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85.00 per person

1.5 hours





Ape Calessino Tour in Matera:  A unique experience not to be missed. If you are looking for an unforgettable experience that allows you to discover the beauty of Matera, you cannot miss the Ape Calessino tour. This characteristic vehicle will take you through the streets of the city of the Sassi, offering you a unique and evocative perspective. Discover the affordable prices and quality of Ape Calessino tours in Matera and immerse yourself in the history and nature of Murgia Materana Park.

An Ape Calessino tour in Matera is a unique experience not to be missed. This charming retro vehicle, with its characteristic shape and vintage charm, allows you to explore the historic streets of the city of the Sassi in an original and fun way. Driven by an expert driver, you will be able to admire the evocative views of Matera, being enchanted by its ancient houses carved into the rock and its picturesque alleys. An Ape Calessino tour is an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this thousand-year-old city and to live an unforgettable experience. Don't miss the opportunity to discover Matera unusually and fascinatingly!

The prices of Ape Calessino tours in Matera: convenience and quality. If you are planning a visit to Matera and want to live an unforgettable experience, you can't miss the Ape Calessino tours. But how much do they cost? The good news is that the prices of Ape Calessino tours in Matera are affordable, without compromising the quality of the experience. You can choose from several tour options, adaptable to your needs and budget. Prices vary according to the duration of the tour and any additional services included. So, you don't have to worry about spending a fortune to enjoy a unique journey to discover the wonders of Matera aboard a charming Ape Calessino.

The Murgia Materana Park is a hidden gem that offers a unique experience between history and nature. This charming park, located near Matera, is a true paradise for nature lovers and history buffs. Here you can admire breathtaking landscapes, with its deep canyons and rolling hills stretching out to the horizon. In addition, the park is full of archaeological sites and caves carved into the rock, which tell the thousand-year history of this region. Walking through the park's paths, you can breathe in the ancient atmosphere and imagine what life was like here in the past. An unmissable experience for those visiting Matera! Discovering Matera and its wonderful historical and natural heritage aboard an Ape Calessino is an unforgettable experience. The prices of the tours are affordable and offer quality and professionalism. But let's not forget the Murgia Materana Park, a place that is still waiting to be fully explored. What are we waiting for? We are ready to immerse ourselves in the beauty of Matera and be amazed by its history and fascinating nature.


  • Comfortable clothing suitable for climatic conditions
  • Comfortable shoes or suitable for trekking
  • A reusable water bottle
  • Camera or smartphone to capture memories

Available languages

Italian, English, French


  • An Ape Calessino tour in Matera is a unique experience not to be missed.
  • The prices of Ape Calessino tours in Matera: convenience and quality.
  • The Murgia Materana Park is a hidden gem that offers a unique experience between history and nature.


  • TUK TUK:  Our tour starts with the dynamic departure from our agency, at Via Alessandro Vola n.5. Here, you will be greeted by our driver and embark on a unique adventure aboard the characteristic tuk-tuk, our faithful travel companion.
  • Audioguide of the Sassi di Matera:  Inside the tuk-tuk is available an audio guide system that will provide information on the highlights of the Sassi di Matera during the journey. Guests can listen to pre-recorded comments on the history, architecture, and attractions of the Sassi during the trip. 
  • Visit to Casa Grotta:  Included is the entrance to Casa Grotta, where guests will have the opportunity to explore a typical house carved into the rock, providing an authentic and in-depth experience of life in the caves of Matera.
  • Photo stop and autonomous exploration:  During the tour, the driver will make stops at various points of interest to allow guests to take photographs or explore the surroundings independently.
  • Assistance and support:  The driver will be available to provide assistance and support during the tour, whether to give advice on local restaurants, help with directions, or answer questions about the places visited.
  • Exploring the Murgia Park:  Crossing the Murgia Park.
  • Transfers included

Not included

  • Meals and drinks:  Meals consumed during the tour may not be included in the price and will be charged to participants.
  • Entrance Tickets:  Tickets to specific museums, churches, or attractions may not be included in the tour price and may require an additional fee.
  • Tips:  Tips for the tour guide or the staff of the places visited are not included in the price of the tour and are at the discretion of the participants.
  • Additional services:  Some additional services such as souvenirs, optional activities, or special transfers may not be included and require an additional fee.

Meeting point

Matera – Matera Tourist Information | Guided Tour Matera, Via Alessandro Volta, Matera, MT, Italia

Directions on departure

The meeting point for the tour of the Sassi di Matera is located in Via Alessandro Volta 3/5, in the central area of the city. It is advisable to reach it on foot, as the road is not accessible to private transport. The nearest stop is Matera Central Station Piazza Matteotti, 10 min walk. Paid parking - Sant'Isidoro - Daily price (from 8:00 to 23:00) - 0,70€ / 30 min - Via Lanera, 16, 75100 Matera MT. - Paid parking - H24 (1,00€/hour) - In Via Pasquale Vena, 3, 75100 Matera MT.
Departure times


Departure from Piazza San Francesco:

Begin the tour from the emblematic Piazza San Francesco, dominated by the Baroque Church of San Francesco D'Assisi, which gives the square its name.

Via del Corso and Piazza del Sedile:

Through Via del Corso, the main artery of the historic center, we will admire the grandeur of the palaces, churches, and monuments of the 18th-century Dorsale. Continuing along Via delle Beccherie, we will reach Piazza del Sedile, where the Conservatory of Music Egidio Romualdo Duni stands.

Piazza Duomo:

We will move towards Piazza Duomo, in the Civita district, the oldest in the city. Here we will admire the magnificence of the Cathedral in Puglian Romanesque style, surrounded by noble residences of the time, including Palazzo Gattini, Palazzo Venusio, and Palazzo Malvinni Malvezzi.

Piazza Vittorio Veneto:

Continuing, we will reach the lively Piazza Vittorio Veneto, in the central nucleus of Matera's historic center. Here we will explore the underground tunnels and the Rock Church of the Holy Spirit, dating back to the 10th century AD.

Sasso Barisano and Church of Sant'Agostino:

Through Via D'Addozio, we will move towards the picturesque Sasso Barisano, where we can admire the unique panorama near the Church of Sant'Agostino.

Porta Pistola and Casa Grotta:

Continuing along Via D'Addozio, Via Sant'Antonio Abate, and Via Madonna delle Virtù, we will arrive at Porta Pistola, from where we can admire the breathtaking panorama. Subsequently, we will visit a suggestive Casa Grotta, allowing us to explore the fascinating dwelling carved into the rock and discover the traditional Matera lifestyle of the past.

Piazza San Pietro Caveoso:

We will arrive at Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, where we will visit the characteristic Church of San Pietro Caveoso, located on the cliff of the Gravina, dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul.

Parco Naturale della Murgia:

Finally, we will head towards the Parco Naturale della Murgia, where we can immerse ourselves in nature and admire the scenic beauties of the area.

Useful information

• Cancellation or postponement due to adverse weather conditions:
- In the event of adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rain or storms, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone the excursion to ensure the safety and comfort of all participants.
Safety is our top priority.

• Cancellation Policy:
- Cancellation requests should be sent by email to ota@martulliviaggi.com.
- A full refund is only possible if the cancellation request is received at least 3 days before the scheduled departure date of the tour. Otherwise, the full cost of the tour will be charged.

• Cancellation within 3 days of departure:
- If the cancellation is made within 3 days of the tour departure date, 100% of the tour fee will be charged as cancellation fee. This policy is applied to guarantee the reservation of services and to cover any costs already incurred.

For more information or additional questions, please feel free to contact the phone number below. Our team will be happy to provide you with all the information you need to ensure a memorable experience during the tour of Matera.

Contact Number: +39 0835334543 / +39 3284364400

We will be available to assist you with any necessary request or clarification, ensuring that your tour is organized flawlessly and smoothly.

*The itinerary indicated in the program may be subject to change for operational reasons or unforeseen circumstances (especially weather conditions). However, the number and quality of visits and excursions will be maintained. Any changes will not entitle you to refunds.

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