The region of Basilicata is still relatively untouched by tourists and offers much for even the most seasoned traveller. Visit the towns of Matera and Bernalda, finishing in the picturesque coastal town of Maratea. Along the way stay in luxurious boutique properties.
Fly to Bari, collect your hire car (based on
group B car rental) and drive to Matera. Stay
3 nights at the Palazzo Gattini, a stunning
historic palace. (N)
Full day at leisure to explore the ancient city
of Matera. Visit the renowned rock caves and churches. (B)
Full day at leisure. Perhaps drive into
neighbouring Puglia to visit the town of
Alberobello with its trulli houses. (B)
Drive south to the town of Bernalda and
stay for 2 nights at the Palazzo Margherita,
a former palace with grand, frescoed rooms
and cool gardens. (B)
Full day at leisure to explore this picturesque
village or just relax at the hotel. (B)
Drive east to the picturesque coastal resort of
Maratea. Stay for 2 nights at the Santavenere
Hotel, a secluded, chateau-style Italian house
situated on the coastline with a refined rustic
Full day at leisure. This colourful and charming town has kept its true Italian
character intact and has some of the most
beautiful coastline in Italy.
Drive to Bari, drop off your hire car and fly
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
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BIY2019: 7 Nights