Ravenna's golden soul, half day private walking tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

589088


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (advanced)

Enjoy the precious World Heritage of Ravenna with an expert guide


This tour will lead you on a journey to throw the golden ages of Ravenna.
I'll show you the most important UNESCO sites that were founded during three dominations of which Ravenna was the capital: Roman Empire, Barbarian Kingdom, and the Byzantine Kingdom.

These impressive buildings of Ravenna are kept in a perfect state of conservation, and they are keeping safe an uncountable richness, they are witnesses from the Early Christian time, Roman-Barbarian time and the Bizantine era.
As a result of these past times, mosaics are still sparkling in their vibrant light after more than 1500 years have passed.
As follows, I'll explain to you the meanings of colors, shapes, and images represented in the mosaic decorations as eternal proof of a glorious past of this city.
The tour allows you to alternate the entrance to the sites with a chill walk throw the center of this gorgeous place.

Itinerary

The walking tour includes the entrance to the following sites alternated by short walks in the city center

- Basilica of San Vitale VI century a. D.
- Galla Placidia's Mausoleum V century a. D.
- Neonian Baptistery IV-V century a. D.
- Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo V-Vi century a. D

I can customize the tour, please inquire for a quote.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Via Argentario 22, thicket office of the Basilica of San Vitale

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Transportation

walking tour

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 € - entrance fees and pocket money for drinks / ice-cream/ snacks

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: 9,50€ entrance fee per person
( From the 1st March to the 15th of June an extra fees of 2,00€ is due for visiting the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia)

taxi if needed

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver

A Recent Review of this tour

Sylvia was wonderful. She enriched our understanding of the Ravenna mosaics. Just to see them without an expert guide like Sylvia would have been missing so many critical elements of the history surrounding such wonderful beauty.
Kerry Bolognese

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    164 USD PER TOUR(for up to 10 people) (duration: 2 hours 30 min.) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    589088


    Categories

    Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (advanced)

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