A morning/afternoon in Ravenna (4 hours)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

68201


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids must be at least 14 in case you want to do this tour by bike.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Italian (fluent)

The gems of Ravenna in a walking tour


Ravenna, placed in the lower lands of the Po Plain on the shoreline of the Adriatic Sea, is one of the most ancient Italian cities and boasts a rich artistic and historical heritage. The breathtaking early-Christian basilicas and their luminous mosaics make it a place of cultural pilgrimage famous throughout the whole world. The city's eight UNESCO sites are its great attractions. A half-day walking tour (4 hrs) is a chance to know the gems of Ravenna's past as a capital city, its most celebrated ancient mosaics, together with the present way of life: the Chapel of Galla Placidia (early 5th century), UNESCO site; the Basilica of San Vitale (6th century), UNESCO site; the Neonian Baptistery (5th century, UNESCO site; Dante's Sepulchre; Church of St. Francis of Assisi; Piazza del Popolo (main square); Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo (late 5th century), UNESCO site; Basilica of St. John Evangelist; a mosaic workshop.

Itinerary

Chapel of Galla Placidia (early 5th century), UNESCO site;
Basilica of San Vitale (6th century), UNESCO site;
Neonian Baptistery (5th century), UNESCO site
Dante's Sepulchre;
Church of St. Francis of Assisi;
Piazza del Popolo (main square);
Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo (late 5th century), UNESCO site;
Basilica of St. John Evangelist;
a mosaic workshop.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Ravenna city center, where it's most convenient to you.

End location: Ravenna city center.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Walking.

What’s Included

Other: My tour service: description of places and sites, interiors and landscapes.
I can recommend special places for a good meal, also in case you prefer organic food or gluten-free dishes.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 euro - admission fees cost up to EUR 10,50 per person

What’s Extra

Other: Sites entrance fees. They vary depending on the time of the year: EUR 10,50 from March 1 to June 15; EUR 8,50 from June 16 to end of Feb.
Bike rental, in case you want to do this tour by bike: EUR 1,50 per hour per bike.

A Recent Review of this tour

Anna has an amazing knowledge of the history and significance of sites. Very pleasant and helpful in every way. We learned a great deal, discovering connections among historic events previously under appreciated. Anna is gracious in responding to questions and willing to pause allowing us to absorb the beauty and significance of each site. Our tour with Anna was a highlight of our visit to Italy.
Edmund Sullivan

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