Ravenna and its Mosaics Private Tour with Piadina Tasting

Enjoy this 3 hours

private tour of Ravenna and its enchanting mosaics with a

local and top rated guide.

Join us for an amazing journey into Ravenna’s past!

Meet our guide and discover with us its well-preserved architecture dating from the Roman and Byzantine periods.  Come and see its eight UNSCO World Heritage Sites.

You will experience great culture and food!

Take time for a piadina tasting with our guide.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Ravenna, Italy
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Enjoy this 3 hours

private tour of Ravenna and its enchanting mosaics with a

local and top rated guide.

Join us for an amazing journey into Ravenna’s past!

Meet our guide and discover with us its well-preserved architecture dating from the Roman and Byzantine periods.  Come and see its eight UNSCO World Heritage Sites.

You will experience great culture and food!

Take time for a piadina tasting with our guide.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Piazza del Popolo, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Ravenna is one of the most fascinating city in the world and the city of mosaics! You can’t miss this experience!

You will jump in the past and discover its well-preserved late Roman and Byzantine architecture, and its eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Ravenna is a city of art and culture, and a mosaic centre! The magnificence of this period has honoured Ravenna with a great heritage of historical buildings.

The art of mosaics, an ancient craft that survived in workshops and artisan shops, did not originate in Ravenna but its greatest expression is to be found here. It was here that Christian iconology originated, a mixture of symbolism and realism, of Roman and Byzantine influence. You will see the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The Basilica of San Vitale, the most relevant Byzantine church of the West

Duration: 30 minutes

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

We will then visit the Church of Sant’ Apollinare Nuovo, bearing witness to the barbarian domination

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), Via Gioacchino Rasponi, 48121, Ravenna Italy

The Neonian Baptistery, probably the most ancient monument, dating back to the early V century.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Ravenna is also the town where the Florentine poet Dante found shelter during his exile and where he wrote his Inferno. You will have a walk in the so-called Zona Dantesca

Duration: 15 minutes