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.
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.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 € - entrance fees and pocket money for drinks / ice-cream/ snacks
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver
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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.