In 2014, Matera, one of the two main towns of Basilicata was chosen as European cultural capital for 2019 putting it into the limelight. Regardless this ephemeral period of fame and fortune, the town itself is really an impressive place. The historical center is spectacular and despite local inhabitants wrongly (and cunningly) boast of being the third oldest city of the world, it is quite unique and worthy to be visited. Matera is not the only gem of South-East Italy: the Trulli of Alberobello and the baroque city of Lecce along with Matera make up an incredible trio of tourist sites and it doesn't stop there. The two neighbouring regions of Puglia and Basilicata have plenty of places worthy to be visited... it is up to you to come and discover them
Between Puglia and Basilicata, 58 destinations have been selected, grouped in 16 historically and geographically homogeneous itineraries. The drop-down menu allows you to reach the page of each of the the destinations with historical and cultural information and a photo gallery. The destinations are sorted alphabetically.
The 58 destinations can also be reached through the Proposed Itineraries section where you can read a short description of the itineraries themselves, the links of the destinations and a map to locate the locations.
In addition to the 58 destinations there are some additional destinations reachable through the hyperlinks present in the description. In the case of the Terra di Bari, 13 places are reachable through a drop-down menu. From one page of an itinerary you can always switch to another via the menu at the top right of the screen.
At the end of each itinerary description, there is the access to the payment page. Prior to any sort of payment it is mandatory to accept the terms and conditions. Take a few minutes of your time to read them.
All tours must be defined by e-mail even though some adjustments are possible during the tour. The booking is effective after the down-payment or full payment through the Paypal or Wise. No American Express card are accepted
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