New trail in Italy: Cammino Materano will lead travelers between the most charming towns and cities in the southern region of the country

Surreal landscapes, gastronomy and history is what you need to discover in southern italy. Cammino Materano is a hiking project centered on the city of Matera and consisting of six routes that connect it to other locations in the south of the country through the regions of Basilicata, Puglia and Campania.

The trails are being promoted by volunteers and local companies and it is an excellent way to enjoy traveling with plenty of time, taking the opportunity to discover all the stories and peculiarities of the region.

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At the moment, Cammino Materano has a fully operational route that is almost ready for travelers. Via Peuceta is 160 km long, connecting the cities of Matera to Bari and is fully operational with information points, hostels and maps.

Via Ellenica, on the other hand, is in its final phase of work. There will be 290 km of trail, connecting Brindisi to Matera, with the right to stop at two sites listed by UNESCO (Matera itself and the trulli of Alberobello), as well as the Natural Park of Terra delle Gravine.

Trail in Italy connects the most beautiful villages in southern Italy. Alberobello. Photo: Berthold Werner / Wikimedia Commons

Travelers can count on guides and information points that will help on their journey and they can also receive a certificate, called a testimony, a document that proves the pilgrimage, inspired by the Camino de Santiago.

For more information see the official website on here.

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