Panoramic Tour in Ape Calessino in Matera

5 of 5 stars
30.00 per person
Reductions for children
6 to 10 years old10 €
Reductions for children
6 to 10 years old10 €

0.5 hours




Discover Matera aboard a picturesque Ape Calessino and live an unforgettable experience! If you're curious to explore this fascinating city, then the Ape Calessino tour is for you. In this article, we will reveal the prices of this exciting tour and tell you why you can't miss the opportunity to discover Matera in an original and evocative way.

Discover Matera aboard a picturesque Ape Calessino and let yourself be carried away in a unique and evocative experience. This tour will allow you to explore the charming streets of Matera in an original and fun way. The Ape Calessino, with its vintage design and retro character, will capture your attention from the very first moment. Enjoy an expert guide who will take you through the city's most iconic spots, such as the famous Sassi di Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the ancient districts, cave churches, and charming squares as you embark on an unforgettable adventure aboard this iconic vehicle. Discover Matera in a unique and exclusive way with the Ape Calessino tour!

The Ape Calessino tour prices in Matera are highly affordable and offer an unforgettable experience for visitors eager to explore this historic city in a unique way. With prices starting at just €30, tourists can enjoy an exciting adventure aboard a picturesque Ape Calessino. During the tour, participants will have the opportunity to admire the fascinating old quarters, rock churches and historic stones of Matera. The affordable prices make this tour an ideal choice for anyone who wants to discover the beauties of Matera in an original and fun way. Book your Ape Calessino tour now and live a unique experience in the beautiful city of Matera.An unforgettable experience:

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  • 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


  • Discover Matera aboard a picturesque Ape Calessino and let yourself be carried away in a unique and evocative experience.
  • The Ape Calessino tour prices in Matera are highly affordable and offer an unforgettable experience for visitors eager to explore this historic city in a unique way
  • The city tour of Matera by Ape Calessino will take you to discover the wonders of this thousand-year-old city in a unique and picturesque way.


  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 – 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:

The tour begins from the iconic Piazza San Francesco, dominated by the Baroque Church of San Francesco D'Assisi, after which the square is named.

Via del Corso and Piazza del Sedile:

Through Via del Corso, the heart of the historic center, we'll admire the magnificence of the palaces, churches, and monuments of the Settecentesca Dorsale. Continuing along Via delle Beccherie, we'll reach Piazza del Sedile, where the Conservatorio di Musica Egidio Romualdo Duni stands.

Piazza Duomo:

We'll move towards Piazza Duomo, in the Civita district, the oldest in the city. Here we'll admire the majestic Cathedral in Pugliese Romanesque style, surrounded by noble palaces of the era, including Palazzo Gattini, Palazzo Venusio, and Palazzo Malvinni Malvezzi.

Piazza Vittorio Veneto:

Continuing, we'll reach the lively Piazza Vittorio Veneto, in the heart of Matera's historic center. Here, we'll explore the hypogea and the rock church of Santo Spirito, dating back to the 10th century AD.

Sasso Barisano and Church of Sant'Agostino:

Through Via D'Addozio, we'll head towards the suggestive 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'll arrive at Porta Pistola, from where we can enjoy breathtaking views. Afterward, we'll visit a suggestive Casa Grotta, allowing us to explore the fascinating dwelling carved into the rock and discover traditional Materan life in the past.

Piazza San Pietro Caveoso:

Finally, we'll arrive at Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, where we'll visit the suggestive Church of San Pietro Caveoso, located on the cliff of the Gravina, dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul.

Return and end of the tour:

We'll exit the Sassi by Via Bruno Buozzi and end our tour in an Ape Calessino in Piazza Pascoli.

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.

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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