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Discover the delights of Tuscany on a private day trip from Florence. With a knowledgeable private driver, travel through the renowned Chianti wine region to visit the towns of Siena and San Gimignano. See famous landmarks like Siena’s Piazza del Campo, home to the annual Palio horserace, and the medieval hilltop towers of San Gimignano.
As the capital city of the region of the same name in Emilia-Romagna, Northern Italy, Ravenna is well known for its colorful mosaics, stunning basilica churches and remarkable chapels. Join us on this private tour led by a local expert and English-speaking professional guide to experience the wonder of the awe-inspiring city.
Total duration: 3 hours
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.
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.
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.
See the sights of Milan and ‘The Last Supper’ with a skip-the-line ticket on a half-day tour of the city. After leaving your hotel, you’ll check off Milan's big-name sights including Milan Duomo, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and La Scala opera theater. Learn about the city’s culture and history, then bypass the entrance lines to see Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic painting of ‘The Last Supper.’
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.
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.
Spend a day exploring the beauty and history of Ravenna and Ferrara with this private full-day tour. Visit the top sights in each city, including the cathedral and Castello Estense in Ferrara and the many gorgeous churches in Ravenna with colorful mosaics. Enjoy the personal attention of your private 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.
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.
The very best of Ravenna in half a day trip long the ancient streets of the city.
Piazza del Popolo, the main square wich holds venetian style architecture. The UNESCO sites: Mausoleum of Galla Placidia grave (early 5th century), San Vitale Church, San't Apollinare Nuovo all fully decorated with mosaics. Dante Alighieri Sepulchre to end.
Zip around Ravenna with ease on a 3-hour Segway tour that hits all the highlights. Start with an orientation session, then set off with your guide who shows you attractions such as Rocca Brancaleone castle and Basilica di San Vitale, and shopping destinations such as Via Cavour. Hear live commentary about Ravenna’s history throughout the tour as you cover more ground on the Segway personal transporter.
Treat yourself to the historical attractions and tasty sensations of Ravenna on a 3-hour walking tour. Culinary highlights include piadina with prosciutto, cappelletti and tagliatelle pasta, Teodora's cake, and so much more. Wash everything down with regional wines, such as white Trebbiano and red Sangiovese. The tour also takes you to the city's most important historical landmarks, including the Mausoleum of Theodoric and Basilica of Sant'Apollinare.
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.
Take a journey in this culturally rich, deeply historic and well-preserved towns, with our exclusive walking tour for a unique and unforgettable experience. You will see the highlights of Ravenna, with its mosaics, and Bologna just in one day with a top rated & local guide.
The tour will start in Ravenna where you will spend about 3 hours, then you will travel by train or your own car to Bologna where the guide will led another 3 hours tour.
You can visit Ravenna even in half a day: this will be enough to know its culture and history and to realize how this town is rich in architecture and art by the knowledge of the different religions that during the past strongly influenced all the mosaics decorations and its buildings.
Have you ever wondered how a mosaic is made?
Thanks to this tour you will discover any details.
I will lead you through the wonder of the stunning early Christian monuments of Ravenna (inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1996), 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.
During the tour we'll have the chance to visit a mosaic workshop and to learn more about the techniques and the materials they are made of.
The beauty and goodness of Romagna on this bike tour that discovers the area with cycle tourism. You will get in touch with its nature and suggestive landscapes. From the beach to the hills, you will live an experience of physical and spiritual well-being immersed in environments and contexts of great charm. During this adventure you will find yourself among the rows of vines, you will taste the grape nectar, you will taste the pit cheese, you will empty your mind with the view of the setting sun, you will cycle through the colorful streets of the villages of Romagna. You will go up the hill to sit on the lawn and have a dream snack, you will challenge yourself on the hilly paths and, finally, you will rest and benefit from the structures chosen for you. But it will be the people you meet that will make you feel truly pampered and regenerated because, you know, what the people of Romagna can do best is to take care of their guests.
We provide tours with the best local certified guides, our guides had to pass a severe exam abouth the history of the city to obtain this grade level. The experience we provide is unique and will make the difference for bringing back a great memory of this amazing city. We can arrange the tour in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and many other languages please ask us your needs.
Ravenna is well known around the world for its byzantine architecture and mosaics.
This is the complete tour to explore Ravenna city and mosaics in one day with a native guide.
You will spend 5 hours with a private guide to see all the highlights.