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What are the major attractions in Matera?

If your trip to Matera is all organized but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.

Stop by Palombaro Lungo. It's one attraction you'll usually find on many visitors' to-do lists. San Giovanni Battista Church and Tramontano Castle are also a stone's throw away and worth a detour.

What are the best road trip destinations near Matera?

Time to hit the open road and head out to Bernalda. Just 19 miles away, a day trip here is a no-brainer. Stop by Acquazzurra Water Park and Tavole Palatine to start learning the story of the region. Then top off your journey with a visit to Metaponto Archaeological Site.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Matera?

Here are our suggestions on how to hit the road with some extra cash in your wallet:

  • Compare as many different offers as you can (we make that job completely painless!);
  • Set an email Price Drop Alert for your next exciting vacation destination. You never know what great bargains will drive straight into your inbox;
  • Search both airport and non-airport pickup locations to be sure you're getting the absolute best bargain around;
  • If you're not worried about which day of the week you collect the keys to your car and your plans are flexible, experiment with days and dates to find the hottest deal;
  • Pickup and drop-off times generally need to be similar (e.g, both 11 a.m.) or you might be asked to pay for an entire extra day;
  • Keep more hard-earned dollars in your bank account. You'll get some of the thriftiest deals when you pay in advance for your rental car;
  • Don't let the deal you've been looking for slip through your fingers. Book as soon as you can and secure your dream ride.

What kind of rental car should I get for Matera?

Some travelers find driving in big cities a little challenging. But in a compact or mini car, getting around Matera will be a snap. Rather spend your days exploring the surrounding tablelands? Check out our selection of full-size and mid-size SUVs. With plenty of space and more oomph under the hood, these bigger cars will make those long, scenic drives even more memorable. Ticking off all the activities and sights that Matera is renowned for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Matera?

You'll be glad to know that there's an impressive variety of both economy and high-end rentals in Matera. What you end up going for is largely dependent on your budget as well as what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles are all about comfort and class. If you feel like splashing out, why not pick up an elite SUV, or perhaps a fancy mid-sized sedan? On the other hand, if you're just after a car to get you from A to B as efficiently as possible, we can help you out with a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your pocket).

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