The Matera Way begins at the Saint Nicholas Basilica in Bari - a pilgrimage destination for believers from all over th world. Just a few step away, the glimmering sea and the old city, where kids play in the streets and old ladies make fresh orecchiette pasta in front of their home. It's just the beginning of the journey, but one can already grasp the sense of this trip - the simple pleasures of life, the slow life, the things that nurture the soul, the unexpected beauty.
Eight days through Puglia and finally Basilicata - the journey ends in Matera, a magical city that charms and amuses and impresses, a place of infinite beauty and ancient sorrow.
The days in-between: olive groves, almond trees and wild flowers, villages on the edge of deep ravines and Southern towns of bustling piazzas, filled with life, welcoming as in few other places of Italy.