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Guided Tour in Ravenna, Roman and Bizantine Mosaics

Guided Tour in Ravenna, Roman and Bizantine Mosaics

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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. Discover Ravenna Mosaics!

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Valid 2.5 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
  • Enjoy a trip in a very ancient time
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
  • half and 2 hours guided tour with a local and licensed guide.
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Private taxi or public transportation
  • Headsets (€2 per person, requested up to 10 people)
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

Please look for Basilica San Vitale Ticket Office, Via Giuliano Argentario 22, just in front of meeting point.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Extra fee of Euro 2 for the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Everything went well

April 16, 2022

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

Product ID: 98019