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Matera in ebike

3 Hours
Matera in ebike from Gioia del Colle: E-Bike Self-Guided Tour to Discover the City of Stones

Trip Description

Pedal through history and immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and European Capital of Culture 2019. Our e-bike tour will take you on an exciting journey to discover the Sassi, unique cave dwellings carved into the limestone rock.

Admire the evocative architecture of these ancient dwellings, the result of the ingenuity and tenacity of the Materan people. Explore the hidden alleyways, climb to the panoramic squares, and let yourself be enveloped by the mystical atmosphere of the cave churches, testimonies of faith and spirituality dating back centuries.

In addition to its scenic and historical beauty, Matera will surprise you with its authentic flavors. The tour will lead you to discover the local culinary traditions, with tastings of typical products in traditional shops and bakeries. You will taste the renowned Matera bread, the crunchy “peperoni cruschi“, and the extra virgin olive oil with a fruity taste, the fruit of the generous Lucanian land.

The e-bike tour is a fun, ecological, and flexible way to explore Matera at your own pace. Choose the route you prefer from the recommended ones, or create your own personalized itinerary. Stop wherever you want to take pictures, visit museums, cave churches, or simply enjoy the unique atmosphere of this magical city.

How to reach the meeting point:

  • How to reach Gioia del Colle from Bari (40/50 minutes) by train or car: you can consult the detailed directions here.
  • How to reach Gioia del Colle from Taranto (40/50 minutes) by train and by car: you can consult the detailed directions here.
  • How to reach Acquaviva delle Fonti from Bari (40/50 minutes) by train or car: you can consult the detailed directions here.
  • How to reach Acquaviva delle Fonti from Taranto (40/50 minutes) by train and by car: you can consult the detailed directions here.

Personalization and Guides:

  • Customized tours: The tours can be customized according to the needs and interests of the participants.
  • Expert guides:  Participants can ask to be accompanied by a local during the tour.

Ready for an unforgettable adventure? 

Book your tour today! Take Matera ebike tour and live a unique experience!


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Useful Tips:

  • Layers: Layered clothing allows you to adapt to temperature changes.
  • Comfortable Clothes: Make sure your clothes are comfortable and don’t restrict your movements.
  • Shoes: You can wear sneakers or hiking shoes are good for light e-bike tours

With a little planning, you can choose the perfect clothing for your e-bike Light bike tour and enjoy a fun and comfortable bike day.

Preparation Tips:

  • Breakfast: Choose foods rich in energy and easy to digest.
  • Drink water or sports drinks before and during the tour.
  • Tips during the tour: Enough water, Snacks like dried fruit, cereal bars or trail mix, Salty foods like crackers or salts

Other tips:

  • Bring a first aid kit.
  • Protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen, hat and glasses.
  • Bring an insect repellent.
  • Listen to your body and take breaks if you feel tired or sore.
  • Check the weather forecast to know what kind of weather awaits you.
  • Recharge the smartphone useful during navigation

Enjoy your tour!

Responsible behavior:

  • Remember to respect the environment and the rules of the path.
  • Safety: Wear the helmet and visible jacket, comply with the rules of the road, drive predictably and at adequate speed, keep the safe distance, Brake in a progressive manner and carefully cornering, be clearly visible and drive in groups carefully, responsible behavior.

In case of accident:

  • Provide rescue and call for help
  • Stay on site and provide information

Remember, security is key. Following these simple guidelines, we can enjoy the tour on ebike in safety and respect of others.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the Sassi, the unique cave dwellings of Matera
  • Admire the evocative architecture of these ancient dwellings
  • Discover the local culinary traditions
  • Taste typical products in traditional shops and bakeries
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the city
  • Soak up the unique atmosphere of Matera


Gioia del Colle - Matera E-Bike Tour
Itinerary: Discovering the City of Stones (Half Day)

9:00 AM - Departure from Gioia del Colle

Pick up e-bikes at the rental shop in Gioia del Colle (booking in advance is recommended)
Short briefing with the guides on safety regulations and the route to follow
9:30 AM - Start of the tour

Cycle along secondary roads and cycle paths towards Matera, enjoying the panorama of the Murgia Pugliese
Stop at a local farm for a tasting of typical products, such as Matera bread and extra virgin olive oil
11:00 AM - Arrival in Matera

Visit the Sassi di Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its cave dwellings and rock-hewn churches
Climb to the belvedere to admire the panoramic view of the city
12:30 PM - Lunch in a typical Materan restaurant

Taste of typical dishes of Lucanian cuisine, based on fresh pasta, vegetables and meat
2:00 PM - Visit to MUSMA, Museum of Contemporary Sculpture of Matera

Admire the works of modern and contemporary art on display in the museum
3:30 PM - Return to Gioia del Colle

Return route along different roads from those of the outward journey
Return of e-bikes to the rental shop

The route can be modified according to the needs of the participants.
It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.
Don't forget to bring water and sunscreen with you.

If you have more time available, you can also visit the Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, a typical example of a Materan cave dwelling.
If you are interested in sacred art, you can visit the Matera Cathedral, an imposing Romanesque church.
For a unique experience, you can take part in a night-time e-bike tour of Matera.
This itinerary will allow you to live an unforgettable experience discovering the City of Stones, Matera. You will cycle through history, immersing yourself in the timeless beauty of this unique city.



  • eBike
  • Helmet
  • Visible Jacked
  • Assistance
  • PedLock


  • Transfer
  • Accident Insurances (Upon request, €12 each payable on site)
  • Tips
  • Meals & Tasting
  • Guide (Upon request, €25 each payable on site)


 What types of e-bikes do you offer?

We offer a wide range of e-bikes suitable for various terrains and needs, from city e-bikes for urban tours to mountain e-bikes for more challenging trails.

Where can I pick up and drop off my e-bike?

We have multiple pick-up and drop-off points scattered throughout Puglia. Upon booking, we will provide you with detailed information.

Is there a minimum age requirement to rent an e-bike?

Yes, the minimum age to rent an e-bike is 14. A valid ID is also required.

Are the e-bikes insured?

Yes, all our e-bikes come with an insurance policy. However, we always advise riding safely and adhering to traffic regulations.

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Matera in ebike
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From €65.00 €55.00
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Trip Info

  • Gioia del Colle
  • Via Benedetto Croce, 4
  • Self Guided with App
  • English; Italian
  • 150 minutes
  • 75
  • 360 m
  • Autumn, Spring
  • Liability and accident insurance on request
  • Pay Pal, Bank Transfer
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days before the tour start time
  • Availiable
  • Availiable Baby Seat
  • Matera
  • 14
  • 80
  • 2 - 10