Ravenna and its treasures - Half-Day Walking Tour

3 hr

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You will be amazed by the stunning mosaics. Ravenna is a treasure trove which unveils eight UNESCO World Heritage monuments. You will appreciate the Ravennate atmosphere and feel to be part of the history. Visit of the byzantine Basilica of San Vitale, the roman Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo built by the king Theodoric, the Tomb of the major Italian poet Dante Alighieri. You will have the chance to step into...
You will be amazed by the stunning mosaics. Ravenna is a treasure trove which unveils eight UNESCO World Heritage monuments. You will appreciate the Ravennate atmosphere and feel to be part of the history. Visit of the byzantine Basilica of San Vitale, the roman Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo built by the king Theodoric, the Tomb of the major Italian poet Dante Alighieri. You will have the chance to step into a mosaic workshop, have a coffee break in a peaceful café and see the flooded crypt of the Church of Saint Francis. All with a local passionate and experienced tour guide.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

I will introduce you to the Byzantine art and history and show and describe you the amazing mosaics of the basilica.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

I will introduce you to the Roman period in Ravenna and you will be completely merged into the mosaics being inspired by the starry sky as Cole Porter who then wrote his famous song Night and Day.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

I will show you the suggestive flooded crypt of the church.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

I will tell you the story of our great poet...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

I will introduce you to the Byzantine art and history and show and describe you the amazing mosaics of the basilica.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

I will introduce you to the Roman period in Ravenna and you will be completely merged into the mosaics being inspired by the starry sky as Cole Porter who then wrote his famous song Night and Day.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

I will show you the suggestive flooded crypt of the church.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

I will tell you the story of our great poet Dante Alighieri in Ravenna and all the vicissitudes of his bones in the past centuries.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

You will discover the Arianism and the chapel of Theodoric, the King of Ostrogoth, and be amazed by the golden atmosphere of the basilica.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Professional art historian guide
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica San Vitale
  • Entry/Admission - Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Departure Point
Fontanella Piazza del Popolo, Piazza del Popolo, 48121 Ravenna RA, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.