Ca’ de Vèn
Italian literary legend Dante Alighieri spent the last 20 years of his life in Ravenna after being kicked out of Florence - to this day...
Tomba di Dante
A son of Florence, Italy's Sommo Poeta (supreme poet), Dante Alighieri, was expelled from the city of his birth in 1302 for political...
Roman ruins aside, this is Ravenna's oldest intact building, constructed over the site of a former Roman baths in the late 4th century....
Ca' de Vèn
Old men with canine companions mix with wine snobs swapping oenological tips in this atmospheric wine bar-cum-restaurant beautified with...
La Piadina del Melarancio
You’ll notice marked differences between Emilian and Romagnan food, with the latter best known for its local spin on the grilled panini...
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Lonely Planet review
Yes, it’s touristy, but the atmosphere’s wonderful at this cavernous enoteca -cum-restaurant in a 15th-century palazzo with frescoed domes, vaulted brick ceilings and chequerboard marble floors. Regional specialities are complemented by an encyclopaedic wine list.