Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, City
Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers.
You must be able to get in and out of a minivan. The city tour is a walking one, if you want to be transported my minivan to the various sites, an extra fee will be requested.
Maximum travelers: 8
Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent), German (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)
the best mosaics in a half day private tour
Mosaics, light, colors, brilliance; to me these are the words that describe Ravenna. Nowhere else in the world you will find such a richness of medieval mosaics.
If you want to feel the passing of time and the fascination of the Middle Age Ravenna is the perfect place for you, 8 of its sites have been included in the UNESCO heritage in 1996.
This tour can be done in the morning or in the afternoon.
9. 30 am the walking tour starts from Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, we visit this beautiful church and walk towards the centre of Ravenna to see Dante's tomb, the Piazza del Popolo and the Arians' Baptistery.
11. 30 approximately we arrive at San Vitale and we visit the complex that includes the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia too.
12. 30 am end of the guided tour.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Ravenna Porto Corsini.
End location: Ravenna Porto Corsini. If you do the tour in the morning and want to be driven back to the port in the afternoon, the price will be advised.
Duration: 4 hours
Minivan 9 seater (8 passengers maximum, comfortable 6), air conditioned, new.
Half day guide service, transportation by minivan for maximum 8 pax from the port to the centre. Walking tour in the centre of Ravenna.
Return to the boat by minivan at the end of the walking tour.
For a half day tour by minivan to all the sites mentioned quotation on request.
For groups bigger than 8 quotations on request.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
11 euro - Entrance tickets are not included and must be paid on the spot. The ticket costs 8,50 euro per person, it is a cumulative one and it includes the entrance to all the sites mentioned.
From March 1st to June 15th 2,00 euro extra per person will be charged for the entrance to Galla Placidia's Mausoleum.
If you want to taste a good Piadina, very typical from Romagna, it can cost 5,00 euro approximately.
A lunch at a traditional Trattoria can cost 25-30 euro approximately.
Entrance fees to the Mosaics.
I speak a bit of German but I am not licensed as a guide in German.