Guided Tours in Ape Calessino

My guided tours in Ape Calessino will lead you through the alleys and streets of Matera and, between history, memory and tradition, will help you to better understand the historical and cultural events of the city.

Getting to know Matera on board the Ape Vito Calessino is a unique and exciting experience! You have the opportunity to walk the streets of the Sassi and the historic center of Matera, to be guided on your route by an authorized tour guide and, above all, to travel in a comfortable, welcoming vehicle, perfectly suited to the Matera context.

Between Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso

The Sassi are the most famous attraction in Matera. Even today, people who want to visit them do not have a clear idea of what they are like and what awaits them: they are literally speechless when they find themselves immersed in this context. The Ape Calessino tours allow you to get to know them from the inside and, gradually, guide you to discover the deeper characteristics of this area of the city.

The Historic Center

A complete tour that includes the tour of the Sassi and the historic center in Ape Calessino, with panoramic stops necessary to allow you to admire special corners and, for me, to share information and the memories of Matera that my grandparents have, in turn, shared with me. Guided tours in Ape Vito Calessino take you along a temporal path through which you can learn about all the phases of the history of Matera: from the first Neolithic settlements to the glories of modernity. What are you waiting for?

The Murgia Materana Park

Matera is located in the heart of the Murgia of Matera, a natural context in which it is possible to walk, adequately equipped, visit the caves and rock churches and discover all the signs of human presence, from those of prehistory to the most recent ones. Traveling by Ape Calessino allows you to always have a breathtaking view in front of you while sitting comfortably. Visiting the Murgia of Matera is essential to get to know this territory in depth.

Between the historic center and caves

In the area surrounding the city of Matera, there are many rock settlements that will help you understand more fully the aspects of the history of the city. From the historic center, you will soon find yourself immersed in a cave settlement dug into the rock that dates back to the 8th century AD. and which represents one of the most representative places of the Matera civilization.