Ravenna UNESCO Monuments and Pasta, Piandina and IceCream Tasting

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Welcome to Ravenna, a city rich in history, culture, and gastronomy. We will embark on a guided tour of Ravenna's famous landmarks and combine it with a culinary journey through the city's traditional cuisine. We will visit Cappella di San Vitale, Mausoleo di Galla Placidia and Sant Apollinare Nuovo that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Now, it's time to dive into the culinary delights of Ravenna. We will start with a traditional snacks like piadina, salami, and cheese. Afterward, we will head to a local MARKET to taste some of Ravenna's famous pasta dishes, such as cappelletti al ragu and strozzapreti with vegetables sauce. To finish our tour, we will visit a local icecream shop to taste some of the city's famous icecream. In conclusion, this guided tour of Ravenna combined with a gastronomic journey is the perfect way to experience the city's history, culture, and culinary traditions. Join us and indulge in the flavors of Emilia-Romagna.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Hili Travel s.r.l.

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Stop At: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

Sant'Apollinare Nuovo is a stunning 6th-century basilica located in Ravenna, Italy. The basilica is famous for its impressive Byzantine mosaics that adorn the walls and ceilings, which depict scenes from the Bible and the life of Jesus Christ. Visitors can marvel at the intricate details of the mosaics and learn about the fascinating history of the basilica through guided tours and interactive exhibits. Sant'Apollinare Nuovo is considered one of the most important examples of early Christian art in Italy and is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a must-see for anyone interested in art, history, and culture.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ravenna

The second stop is the first street food stop: you will eat a local delicacy, LA PIADINA. Piadina is a traditional Italian flatbread that is popular in the Emilia-Romagna region. It is a staple food in many Italian households and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. The bread is made with flour, water, and salt, and is typically cooked on a hot griddle or stone. The piadina can be filled with a variety of ingredients, such as cheese, cured meats, vegetables, or spreads. One popular filling is stracchino cheese and prosciutto, a classic combination that is both savory and satisfying.

Duration: 15 minutes

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We will visit the local Market where we will taste italian Pasta: Cappelletti and strozzapreti are types of pasta from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Cappelletti are small, filled pasta shapes similar to tortellini, while strozzapreti are long, twisted strands of pasta.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica San Vitale

Here you will visit the marvellous mosaics of San Vitale Basilic

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mausoleo di Galla Placidia

The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is a Late Antique Roman building in Ravenna, Italy, built between 425 and 450. It was added to the World Heritage List together with seven other structures in Ravenna in 1996. Despite its common name, the empress Galla Placidia (d. 450) was not buried in the building, a misconception dating from the thirteenth century; she died in Rome and was buried there,probably alongside Honorius in the Mausoleum of Honorius at Old Saint Peter's Basilica.

Duration: 5 minutes

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Here you will taste a delicious artisanal ice cream

Duration: 10 minutes
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