Tour of Matera and Murgia by Bus Hop-on

4 of 5 stars
20.00 per person

1.20 hours





Discovering the Ancient City: Panoramic Bus Tour of Matera

Are you ready to hop aboard the Panoramic Bus and join the exciting tour of Matera? With Martulli Viaggi's panoramic bus, you'll participate in an engaging tour of the Sassi of Matera and the Murgia, where you can admire the most picturesque places of this fascinating city comfortably from the panoramic bus. Get ready for an unforgettable experience with our panoramic bus tour!




Maximum Comfort


Discover the city of Sassi with the hop-on-hop-off option in Matera, comfortably seated on a panoramic bus. If you want to explore Matera comfortably, you can't miss the panoramic bus tour. This bus tour allows you to admire the city's picturesque locations while comfortably seated on a bus specially designed to offer a panoramic view.


Sightseeing in Matera


Admire the most picturesque places of Matera with our sightseeing tour. This tour is perfect for those who want to explore Matera comfortably and stress-free. As the hop-on-hop-off bus moves through the city's picturesque streets, you'll be able to admire the characteristic Sassi, the rock churches, and the breathtaking views that Matera has to offer. Don't miss this fantastic sightseeing experience in Matera, which will allow you to discover all the most picturesque places in the city in a simple and relaxing way. Plus, enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the most suggestive panoramic viewpoint on the ancient city of Matera from the Parco della Murgia Materana.


The Hop-On Hop-Off Option in Matera


Hop-on-hop-off in Matera: The freedom to explore the city at your own pace. Enjoy the experience of visiting Matera in the way you prefer with the hop-on-hop-off panoramic bus tour. This service offers you the freedom to explore the city at your own pace, hopping on and off the panoramic bus according to your preferences. Whether you want to admire the picturesque Sassi, explore the historic monuments, or simply stroll through the charming streets, this tour allows you to do so without restrictions. With a variety of strategic stops along the route, you'll have the opportunity to discover all the must-see places in Matera conveniently and comfortably.


Treat Yourself to an Adventure


Don't miss the opportunity to experience a personalized adventure in the splendid Matera with the hop-on-hop-off panoramic bus tour. What are you waiting for? Book your Matera tour and be amazed by this wonderful city!

Panoramic bus tour of the Sassi and Murgia Park in Matera on Instagram

Discover also our 3-hour walking guided tour of the Sassi


  • Payphone
  • Headphones or AirPods
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for climatic conditions
  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Admire the most evocative places of Matera from the comfort of a panoramic bus.
  • Hop-on Hop-off in Matera: The freedom to explore the city at your own pace.
  • Discover the city of the Sassi from the comfort of a panoramic bus.


  • Explore historic districts on our Open-Top Bus: Enjoy the unique atmosphere of Barisano and Caveoso, picturesque neighborhoods steeped in history.
  • Audio Guide with Digital Map: Each passenger gets detailed audio guide and an interactive map for an engaging trip.
  • Entrance to Casa Grotta: Visit a charming dwelling carved into the rock that offers an authentic glimpse into traditional life in Matera.
  • Entrance to Sanctuary of Madonna della Palomba: Captivating architecture conveying a blend of spirituality and history.
  • Murgia Park Panoramic Point: Enjoy the Murgia Park panoramic square and admire a spectacular view of the Gravina stream and the Sassi.
  • Additional Information: During the tour, the onboard staff will provide further information about the visited places, enriching the passengers' overall experience.
  • Discount Coupon: Enjoy local products or a drink while admiring the beautiful sunset in a picturesque bar in Piazza Duomo. Collect your 10% discount coupon at our agency.
  • Transfers included

Not included

  • Meals and beverages: The cost of the tour does not cover meals, drinks, or snacks during the journey.
  • Tips: Tips for the staff onboard the bus, such as the driver or tour guide, are not included in the tour price and are at the discretion of the participants.
  • Additional entrance tickets: Any additional entrance tickets to attractions are not included in the tour price.
  • Personal expenses: Any personal expenses are not covered by the ticket price and must be managed individually by the participants.

Meeting point

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

Directions on departure

The meeting point for the open-top bus 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, 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 Castello Tramontano:

Begin the tour with a panoramic view of the city starting from Castello Tramontano, without stopping directly at the castle.

Belvedere Colombo:

A brief photographic stop on the square next to the church of San Agostino in Matera, which offers a breathtaking view of the picturesque city of the Sassi.

Sassi di Matera – UNESCO World Heritage Site:

Passing without stopping at the Sassi di Matera, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera – C’era Una Volta:

Stop for 10 minutes at Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera – C’era Una Volta, located at Via Madonna delle Virtu’ 27.

Piazza San Pietro Caveoso:

Stop with a visit at Piazza San Pietro Caveoso.

Piccianello neighbourhood:

A non-stop passage through Matera's first working-class neighborhood, emerged following the evacuation of the Sassi.

Sanctuary of Madonna della Palomba:

A visit to the so-called Cathedral of the Rock Churches in Murgia Park.

Belvedere of Murgia Park:

A 5-minute photographic stop at the viewpoint that offers a spectacular view of the Gravina stream and the ancient Sassi of Matera.

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
- 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.

During the tour route, several stops are planned to allow participants to explore and enjoy the places of interest to the fullest.

The stops include:

  • 5-minute stop at the small square of Via D'Addozio, next to the church of S. Agostino.
  • 10-minute stop at Casa Grotta, a typically furnished house that offers an authentic testimony of traditional life. 
  • 10-minute stop at Piazza S. Pietro Caveoso, where participants will have the opportunity to explore this picturesque square and the Church of San Pietro Caveoso.
  • 15-minute stop at Sanctuary of Madonna della Palomba, one of the most important and revered places of worship in the city of Matera.
  • 5-minute stop at the panoramic square of Parco della Murgia, which offers a spectacular view of the Sassi districts in the distance.

During these stops, participants are advised to bring their phone with a charged battery and headphones to use the audio guide or other digital resources provided during the tour. For further information or additional questions, feel free to contact the following phone number. Our team will be happy to provide you with all the information you need to ensure a memorable experience during the Matera tour.

Contact number: +39 0835334543 / +39 3284364400

We will be available to assist you with any requests or clarifications needed, ensuring that your tour is organized seamlessly and hassle-free.


*The itinerary outlined in the program may be subject to changes due to 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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+39 0835 334 543

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