Discover the beauty and the wonder of the early Christian monuments
I will lead you through the wonder of the precious mosaics of Ravenna, telling you about the characters depicted, the symbols, and the religious politics behind them.
I'll let you discover and delve into the unexpected atmosphere. The radiance and colours of the ancient mosaics will allow you to feel how worshippers felt centuries ago.
Many people visited these places over the centuries. I'll tell you about some of the most popular.
Statement of Outstanding Universal Value by Unesco:
"The early Christian religious monuments in Ravenna are of outstanding significance by virtue of the supreme artistry of the mosaic art that they contain, and also because of the crucial evidence that they provide of artistic and religious relationships and contacts at an important period of European cultural history".
The tour includes the visit to the following UNESCO monuments:
- Basilica of St. Vitale
- Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
- Basilica of St. Apollinare Nuovo
- Neonian Baptistery
It includes, moreover, the visit to the monuments in the so-called "Dantesque area", where the Dante Alighieri's tomb is.
*PLEASE NOTE: tours can be booked in a shorter notice period subject to availability. Please contact me for more info.
** I would be happy to customize this tour so that it fits your requirements best!
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Ravenna cruise terminal, at the Porto Corsini waterfront
Duration: 4 hours
The duration includes the time necessary to cover the following distance: Port passenger terminal - Ravenna city centre - Port passenger terminal (about 30 mins total time).
Private luxury minivan and driver back and forth from the Ravenna port, and a pleasant
walking tour of the Ravenna city center.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
12 euro - Monuments admission fees per person
- 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.