Ravenna and its Mosaics Private Tour with Piadina Tasting

Private & Custom Tours in Rome

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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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Piazza del Popolo, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaRavenna 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 minutesStop At: Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaRavenna 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 minutesStop At: Basilica San Vitale, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaThe Basilica of San Vitale, the most relevant Byzantine church of the WestDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaWe will then visit the Church of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo, bearing witness to the barbarian domination Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaThe Neonian Baptistery, probably the most ancient monument, dating back to the early V century.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Dante's tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaRavenna 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

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza del Popolo
  • Entry/Admission - Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica San Vitale
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
  • Entry/Admission - Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi)
  • Entry/Admission - Dante's tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off