Discover the masterpieces of Ravenna during this in-depth and informative walking tour. You’ll get a comprehensive introduction to the UNESCO-World Heritage site, renowned for its ancient monuments and golden mosaics. Learn where Dante penned his famous Inferno and pay your respects to Italy’s beloved poet with a visit to his 14th-century tomb. Your guide will lead you through scenic town quarters as you’re entertained with history-filled legends.
Marvel at the incomparable mosaics of Ravenna with this full-day tour. See some of the finest Byzantine mosaics anywhere, as well as early Christian mosaics. Learn about this timeless art from a knowledgeable guide.
ATTENTION: until Sunday 1st March, as per the Ordinance of the Emilia Romagna Region, most of the monuments and museums in the city of Ravenna will be closed. Therefore we propose an itinerary only outside the monuments and through the main squares of the historic center.
The eternal beauty of the mosaics of some of the most famous Unesco monuments of Ravenna, in a visit that starting from Piazza San Francesco, will wind along the streets of the historic center.
The route will include a visit to the Neonian Baptistery, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and finally the Basilica of San Vitale.
Starting from March 1st the itinerary will vary. The monuments visited will be the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, the Baptistery of the Neonians and the Chapel of Sant'Andrea.
Take a tour of Ravenna, known as the “city of mosaics” for the colorful tile artwork adorning many of its central buildings—some of which is more than 1,500 years old. The tour begins at Piazza del Popolo, the main square in the center of the city, and continues on to the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia. You’ll also see Dante’s tomb, the Baptistry of Neon, and more.
This is a 5 hours private walking tour that includes all the major monuments and attractions of Ravenna, our professional tour guide will lead you to discover all the beauties of this charming town. Since this is a private tour, we encourage our clients to share their interests and desires in order to personalize the itinerary as much as possible. Being a walking tour will be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
Take in the highlights of Ravenna in just hours without the hassle of following a map and guidebook with this walking tour through the historic center. Admire the UNESCO-listed Byzantine mosaics in the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare, Basilica of San Vitale, and Mausoleum of Galla Placidia; stop at Dante’s tomb; and stroll through the city’s lanes to sample local specialties like piadina flatbread and traditional cheeses.
Get a taste of Italian culture, literally, during a 4-hour cooking class in Ravenna. At the home of a local chef, you'll learn about the cuisine of Italy's Emilia-Romagna region as you prepare lunch, which you'll enjoy with wine at the end of class.
On this half-day, private walking tour of Ravenna, you’ll enjoy a tailor-made introduction to the stunning, seaside Italian city. Get a peek at Byzantine-era mosaics in the basilicas of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo and San Vitale, pay your respects to the famed poet at Dante’s tomb, and enjoy a complimentary food and wine tasting of regional products.
The guides of Il Papavero are able to adapt the tour to every need and type of clientele, always creating a pleasant atmosphere and without weighing down the historical-artistic explanations. The skills and sympathy come together to create an unforgettable tour ... in the folds of the Paradise of Dante's memory.
You will be amazed by the stunning mosaics. Ravenna is a treasure trove which unveils eight UNESCO World Heritage monuments. You will appreciate the Ravennate atmosphere and feel to be part of the history. Visit of the byzantine Basilica of San Vitale, the roman Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo built by the king Theodoric, the Tomb of the major Italian poet Dante Alighieri. You will have the chance to step into a mosaic workshop, have a coffee break in a peaceful café and see the flooded crypt of the Church of Saint Francis. All with a local passionate and experienced tour guide.
Discover the most iconic ancient mosaics in the stunning, seaside city of Ravenna during this half-day walking tour. Highlights include mosaics commissioned by the Emperor Justinian of Byzantium, the tomb of the Italian writer and poet Dante, and the private chapel of the Ostrogoths King Theoderic. Choose from all-day departure timings; admission tickets are purchased separately.
Explore Ravenna's UNESCO World Heritage sites, dating from the Byzantine and Roman empires, on this private walking tour. With a dedicated guide, you'll enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. Entrance tickets to all sites included.
See sparkling Byzantine mosaics before learning some secrets of Italian cooking with this mosaics tour and cooking class in Ravenna. Join a knowledgeable guide for a visit to two Ravenna monuments with UNESCO-recognized mosaics. Experience a lesson in cooking some local specialties, including a flatbread called 'piadina.'
Go beyond the guidebook with a private 1-hour tour at the Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe. Situated near Ravenna, this Byzantine gem is not to be missed. Choose a start time that suits your schedule, then join your guide at the UNESCO listed 6th-century church. Without a swarm of fellow tour members to contend with, you’re free to engage with your guide and ask as many questions as you like.
Get a more intimate insight into Italian cuisine than most travelers get to enjoy during this private cooking class at the home of a local in Ravena. Pick up Italian cooking tricks that will last longer than a souvenir as you learn to make three regional recipes, before dining in the company of your host for a truly personal experience.
Spend a full day getting to know the remarkable town of Ravenna. With five stunning Mosaic sights and an astounding 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Ravenna is a delight for the senses. Learn about the city’s Byzantine architecture from your guide as you explore historically significant landmarks. Break for lunch (own expense), and free time to explore and then reconvene in the afternoon. All museum admission fees are included with the tour.
You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two!
Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina.
As the icing on the cake you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu.
Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture.
• Learn to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand
• Learn to make 2 iconic pasta types
• Learn to make the iconic tiramisu
• Small-group cooking class with a maximum of 12 people. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine with other lovely guests
• Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up
Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country. They are welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Would you like to discover regional dishes and share your passion for the Italian gastronomy with new friends?
Enjoy this small group dining experience, the perfect way to taste authentic and delicious recipes with great company of other Italy lovers.
Warm up with a typical Italian Aperitivo (Prosecco and nibbles) and then continue with a 3-course menu showcasing the specialties of the city you are visiting and the favourite traditional family recipes of your Cesarina.
Ready to live an unforgettable experience?
Don't lose the opportunity to become a "pizzaiolo" (pizza-maker) and a great tiramisu maker! Enter a local home, connect with an expert home cook and discover how Italian mamma and nonnas used to prepare awesome pizza at home.
With this private hands-on cooking class, you will learn how to make pizza and tiramisù from scratch from a real Italian family. To complete your feast, enjoy what you have prepared for lunch or dinner with a selection of local wine included.
Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family with a pizza party once you come back home!
This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Take a wander through the last capital of the Western Roman Empire, the capital of the kingdom of the Goths and the Byzantine exarchate. You will also get a taste of the power of the great republic of Venice as well as the 19th century Italian Risorgimento, all the while accompanied by some of the most famous mosaics in the world in the presence of many UNESCO heritage sites.
The tour starts in ancient Rome, with the mausoleum of Galla Placidia and then takes you after the fall to the Basilica of San Vitale. We then head through the middle ages to the 19th century, as we move to Piazza del Popolo. Afterwards, we head back to the time of the Gothic domination with the Baptistry of the Ariana before going to see an elaborate cover-up operation in the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuova. Finally, we pay a visit to the mortal remains of the great poet Dante Alighieri, father of the Italian language.
You are in Italy of course, so good food, style and shopping are guaranteed.
Italy has a vast and varied culinary heritage, and our local hosts are proud to share its hidden secrets.
Share your passion for Italian gastronomy with other lovely guests, immerse yourself in the vibrant local market and enjoy an authentic hands-on cooking class.
You'll visit the local market with your Cesarina host, who will teach you all about how to select the best ingredients with the seasons. Then, you'll return to their home, warm up with an Italian Aperitivo and enjoy the class. You'll learn how to make one iconic Pasta type, typical of the city you are visiting, and the famous Tiramisu.
After the class, you will enjoy everything you've prepared with local wines.
This experience is the perfect choice if you want to encounter the real Italian regional gastronomy through genuine connections, food, and friendship.
An exclusive itinerary, told in your mother tongue by an official guide and which allows you to visit the most famous monuments of Ravenna.
Starting from Dante's tomb, the route will wind along the streets of the historic center to reach the other sites that contain the masterpieces of the Ravenna mosaic.
Would you like to discover the most authentic side of Italian gastronomy and share it with other enthusiasts of the “cucina italiana”?
Enjoy this shared Market tour and typical Dining experience.
Visit the vibrant local market and learn about the seasonal produce and secret ingredients.
Then, head to your Cesarina’s house to enjoy a 3-course dining experience, showcasing the authentic regional dishes stored in the cookbooks of your host.
You will take part in an experience which is so much more than just a lunch or dinner. You will make new friends, feel like one of the family and live like the Italians do.
The beauty, elegance and unicity of Ravenna's art high-lighten its history, narrated through its 8 Unesco Heritage sites. What makes her unique is the many and perfectly-preserved remains of the Byzantine Period (400-600 d.C.) Let our tour guides ride you through the narrow and magic streets of Ravenna’s town centre, among incredible monuments, enchanted by its antique and imposing cathedrals and captured by its fascinating history. This guided bike tour includes stops in the main landmarks of the city such as the Battistero Neoniano, the Cathedrals of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo and San Vitale and the Mausoleums of Galla Placidia and Teodorico, where you will admire the simplicity and yet magnificence of these monuments. Our amazing professional tour guides will carry and immerse you not only into Ravenna’s History, but also into its life style and culture, in an outstanding and unforgettable experience!