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Ravenna: Guided Sightseeing Tour

Ravenna: Guided Sightseeing Tour

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From US$ 157.29 US$ 141.56 per group up to 20

Take a guided walking tour of the astonishing city of Ravenna and marvel at early Christian and Byzantine mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries. Visit the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and other World Heritage monuments.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the old city of Ravenna and experience its quiet rhythm of life
  • See early Christian and Byzantine mosaics of the 5th and 6th centuries
  • Watch a practical demonstration of mosaic-making techniques
Full description
Explore the former capital of the Western Roman Empire and discover early Christian and Byzantine mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries on a guided walking tour of Ravenna. Stroll the fascinating streets of the old city center, and stop to watch a practical demonstration of mosaic-making techniques along the way. Visit the Church of S. Vitale, commissioned by the Emperor Justinian of Byzantium with masterful mosaics depicting his wife Theodora. See the powerful Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, created to honor the resilient and colorful Empress of the Western Roman Empire. Admire the mosaics of the Neoniano Baptistery near to the ancient cathedral, and discover the tomb of the exiled poet Dante. Visit the private chapel of the Ostrogoth King Theoderic at the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, and more.
Includes
  • 3-hour guided tour
  • Entrance fees (€8.50 per person)
  • Personal expenses
  • Private taxi or public transportation
  • Headsets (€2 per person, on request)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet on Piazza del Popolo in Ravenna city center.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • From March 1 to June 15, there will be an extra fee of €2 for the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5
  • Service
    5/5

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A well-trained guide has donated many cultural, historical and architectural elements to the visit

August 20, 2021

Very knowledgeable guide. Easy walks between the sites.

January 6, 2020

Cinzia was a wonderful knowledgeable guide. It was the best’

This was an outstanding experience with a very knowledgeable guide who obviously loved all she was sharing with us.

September 7, 2018

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Product ID: 98019