Matera Tour: Experience Matera, Italy Like James Bond

On this 5-day Matera tour, you will see the 9,000-year-old hilltop city of Matera as if you were Bond – James Bond!

Experience romance & adventure in 007 elegance on this Matera tour.

Matera, with its narrow winding streets set on a craggy cliff top, is a cool destination perfectly experienced in impeccable James Bond style! 

Inspired by 007 films, you will drive a vintage Spyder car along a magnificent coastline to the city of Matera. You will stay in romantic boutique hotels with lavish spa experiences, and explore ancient temples, caves, and surrealist art!

This 5-day Matera tour is a true James Bond experience, deliciously tailored for couples. It is an ideal present for birthdays, anniversaries, proposals, and honeymoons.

Which James Bond Film Was Shot in Matera?

2021’s No Time To Die with Daniel Craig, has key scenes shot in Matera. Director Cary Fukunaga loves shooting in Italy and particularly loves Matera!

This Matera tour itinerary is available all year round except January and February but beware of price increases and road traffic during July and August. We mostly recommend May, June, September, October, and December.
The itinerary below is our standard experience for the Matera tour. However, this can be modified for your needs. Tell us if you have any special requests and we will do our best to accommodate!

Matera Tour: What’s Included

  • Airport pickup from Naples International Airport
  • 4 nights in luxury hotels (5 or 4 star)
  • Access to the spa zone in all hotels
  • One dinner for two
  • Private visit to Matera Dali experience
  • Car rental (vintage spider or modern luxury car – e.g. BMW series 5)
  • Zip-line ticket

Optional Activities in the Matera Tour

  • Acrobatic flight (330€ per person)
  • Private tours in Paestum, Ravello, Amalfi, Matera (300€ per group)
  • Upgrade to a supercar (upon request)
  •  Photography session with a drone in Amalfi Coast (1,200€ per group)
Day one: Towards Positano with love
Relax in style, we will pick you up from the airport, the train station or your hotel, then drive you to Positano. You will stay in a lavish 5-star Positano resort, have time to explore, and enjoy delicious local cuisine as you get ready for your adventure. Your Matera tour has just begun!
Day 2: The Cliff View
Remember the opening scene of No Time to Die? James Bond escorts Madeleine on a stunning Amalfi Coast drive before heading to Matera. This is what you will do! After breakfast, your vintage Spyder will be waiting for you outside your hotel! Our top pick is a 1970 Alfa Romeo Giulia, but you may also choose a Ferrari GT or Lamborghini Huracan for an additional fee. As you’re driving the Amalfi Coast, be sure to stop in Ravello, a resort town 365 meters above the Tyrrhenian Sea. Visit the prestigious Villa Cimbrone! We recommend Cetara for lunch, for their world-famous fish sauce. After your Amalfi Coast road trip you will spend the night at our favorite hotel in Paestum and enjoy extra special luxury - a private SPA experience and an amazing dinner!
Day 3: Amalfi is not enough
Spend your morning visiting the grandest Greek temple in mainland Italy: the Temple of Hera at Paestum. It’s just a five minute walk from your hotel. Alternatively, you may also book a cooking class (not included). After visiting the Greek Paestum ruins, and after a delicious lunch, it’s time to drive in Matera! You will drive the same scenic route Bond did in the film! Once in Matera, visit the special cave hotel and the underground swimming pool we reserved just for you. Dinner is served on the balcony of your room (on us).
Day 4: For your eyes only
Enjoy a beautiful two hour Matera walking tour and explore its caves and medieval churches. We will see the breath-taking Dali exhibition: located in a church built into one of the Matera caves. We will take a stunning drive to nearby Gravina, where you will discover the famous Roman bridge on which Bond was almost killed in the film. An alternative longer drive will bring you to beaches of Polignano a Mare or Ostuni. Trying the authentic local cuisine, paired with Aglianico del Vulture wine, is one of the best things to do in Matera. And of course, feel free to order a martini, shaken not stirred.
Day 5: Skyfall
It’s time for a Sorrento tour! You will drive to Sorrento, where you will leave the car. Sorrento is the last destination of your Bond Experience! We would love to have you stay longer with us! If you would like to extend your holiday, you can easily book more nights. Our best destinations are the Amalfi Coast, Napoli, or Capri. And if you want to continue experiencing Italy like James Bond, check out our sailing experience! *From April to November, try “flying angel”, a zip-line experience for couples. You will be suspended at 1,000m above the ground and reach a maximum speed of 120 km/h!
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