City Explorer: Ravenna Private Day Trip

Cities are like snowflakes: every one of them is unique, even if they are from the same country. If you are in Bologna and want to discover other cities nearby, the locals recommend going to Ravenna!

In just one day, you’ll visit Ravenna where you can check out its renowned highlights such as Dante’s Tomb, Basilica of San Vitale, and Piazza del Popolo from a local perspective.

Thanks to your local guide, you’ll get a better understanding of the history, culture, and traditions of Ravenna. Give yourself the gift of seeing more of Italy and its cultural gems that have plenty of stories to tell.

Withlocals Neighboring City Private Day Trip™ is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
* Duration: 7 hours
* Starts: Bologna, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Cities are like snowflakes: every one of them is unique, even if they are from the same country. If you are in Bologna and want to discover other cities nearby, the locals recommend going to Ravenna!

In just one day, you’ll visit Ravenna where you can check out its renowned highlights such as Dante’s Tomb, Basilica of San Vitale, and Piazza del Popolo from a local perspective.

Thanks to your local guide, you’ll get a better understanding of the history, culture, and traditions of Ravenna. Give yourself the gift of seeing more of Italy and its cultural gems that have plenty of stories to tell.

Withlocals Neighboring City Private Day Trip™ is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Ravenna, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna

Travel as the locals do as you ride the train from Bologna to Ravenna

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Via di Roma 52, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Visit Basilica St. Apollinaire Nuovo to see some of the world’s finest ancient mosaics and learn more about the delicate art of mosaic-making with a fascinating demonstration nearby this amazing landmark!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Francesco, Ravenna Piazza San Francesco 1, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Tour the atmospheric Basilica of St. Francesco to see submerged mosaics in the crypt

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dante’s tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte, Via Dante Alighieri 9, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Pay respects to one of the world’s greatest writers at Dante Alighieri’s tomb

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Archiepiscopal Museum, Piazza Arcivescovado, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Take your pick from a visit to the Neonian Baptistry or the treasures of the Archiepiscopal Museum

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Vitale, Via San Vitale 17, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Admire marble, mosaics and extraordinary architecture at Basilica of San Vitale. Then break for lunch at a local restaurant, café or the covered market – it’s your choice!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Via San Vitale, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Enter the simple Mausoleo of Galla Placidia to find an interior that sparkles with golden stars

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Piazza del Popolo, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Stroll around the beautiful Piazza Del Popolo, the historic square at the center of the city

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Bologna, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

Walk back to the train station for your return trip to Bologna

Duration: 1 hour