Admire Ravenna Mosaics and make you own mosaic souvenir!

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Tour Number

Activity Level

98151


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 4 feet tall

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (advanced)

Guided tour in Ravenna and then a special mosaic lesson only for you


First and foremost a guided tour to the UNESCO sights in Ravenna city centre. We'll visit the Church of San Vitale and the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia. After admiring this precious heritage of these stunning edifices, you can learn mosaic-creating techniques, yourself and enjoy making our own mosaic souvenir.
After the visit - a very special experience - you'll enjoy and learn on a personal mosaic course! In one of the best mosaic workshops in Ravenna, you will have your private teacher who will help you to make your own unique work of art. You will have a full immersion in the mosaic world including techniques, , tools, and glass paste… with plenty of colors!!!
The lesson takes between 2 and 3 hours and you will get back home with your souvenir, very proud of your work as real mosaicist!!

Itinerary

We will enjoy a fascinating guided tour in the Church of S. Vitale: Commissioned by the Emperor Justinian of Byzantium, in the church's glorious mosaics he is masterfully depicted with his fabulous wife Theodora.
The tour will continue in the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia:, This powerful building was created to honour Galla Placidia, the resilient and colourful empress of the Western Roman Empire.
After the visit - a very special experience - you'll enjoy and learn on a personal mosaic course! In one of the best mosaic workshops in Ravenna, you will have your private teacher who will help you to make your own unique work of art. You will have a full immersion in the mosaic world including techniques, tools, and glass paste… with plenty of colors!!!
The lesson takes around 2 hours and you will get back home with your souvenir, very proud of your work as real mosaicist!!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Ravenna citycentre or On request

End location: Ravenna citycentre or On request

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

Walking tour

What’s Included

The tour includes 2 hours guided tour in Ravenna citycentre , 2 hours mosaic lesson with a very professional local mosaicist and your own souvenir in mosaic, made by you!

What’s Extra

Entrance fee for monuments: Euro 8,50 per person (from the 1st of March to 15th of June there is an extra to pay of Euro 2,00 for visiting the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia). Extra for coffee break or other. Private taxi or public transport. On request Headsets, Euro 2,00 per person.

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

Really enjoyed our tour with Cinzia who made the mosaics come alive. Enjoyed the history of the mosaics and all the places seen. Enjoyed the mosaic class as well. Highly recommended. Thanks again.
Lisa Cousins

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