This walking tour of Ravenna will take you to the heart of this wonderful city, set in Romagna, famous for the elegance and beauty of its 8 Unesco World Heritage Sites.
Although the origin of the city goes back to the pre-Roman period, what makes it unique are the many and perfectly-preserved remains of the Byzantine period (400-600 AD) housing amazing mosaic decorations.
During the tour of Ravenna, you will have the chance to admire some examples of this wonderful art in the company of a guide. The tour includes the combined ticket to 5 Unesco Heritage Sites, namely the Archiepiscopal Museum (Saint Andrew’s Chapel and ivory desk), Neonian Baptistry, the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, the Basilica San Vitale and the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, boasting a starry sky made of colorful mosaic tiles. Your guide will show you 3 of these monuments, and you'll then be able to visit the remaining ones at your ease.
The tour guide will then lead the way to other charming monuments in the city center, such as Dante Alighieri’s Tomb, the famous Florentine poet buried in Ravenna in 1321, Piazza del Popolo square, and the 17th-century Palazzo Rasponi dalle Teste.
Thanks to your tour guide, you will immerse not only in the history of Ravenna but also into its lifestyle and culture so as to experience this territory to the fullest.