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  2. Emilia-Romagna
  3. Ravenna

Ravenna Private Walking Tour: Mosaics and More

Product ID: 149759
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Discover the miraculous mosaics of Ravenna on a private tour of its well-preserved late Roman and Byzantine architecture. Learn the fascinating history of the city and follow in the footsteps of the exiled poet, Dante Alighieri.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • See stunning Christian and Byzantine mosaics at the Basilica of San Vitale
  • Look inside the magnificent Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
  • Marvel at the ceiling mosaics of the Baptistery of Neon
  • Follow in the footsteps of the exiled poet, Dante
Full description
Discover the Roman and Byzantine treasures of Ravenna with a private guide, including some of its 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. See stunning mosaics at the Basilica of San Vitale and the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, said to be the best-preserved of all mosaic monuments.

Benefit from the expert knowledge of your guide, and the chance to break for lunch at your own expense. Visit the octagonal Baptistery of Neon, where a ceiling mosaic depicts John the Baptist baptizing Jesus. Look at early Christian relics in the Archiepiscopal Museum, and marvel at the 6th-century palace chapel of King Theodoric the Great at the Basilica of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo.

Stroll the historic streets of the old town to arrive at the pretty Piazza del Popolo, and follow in the footsteps of Dante to discover areas where the poet lived after his exile from Florence. Get a beautiful view of the Basilica of San Francesco, where his funeral was held in 1321.
Includes
  • Private guide
  • Entrance tickets to the Basilica of San Vitale, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Baptistery of Neon, Archiepiscopal Museum, and Basilica Sant’ Apollinare Nuovo
  • Entrance to the Basilica of San Francesco
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the foot of the tower with the big clock on Piazza del Popolo, Ravenna.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour does not include entrance to sites not specified as included
• A considerate amount of walking is involved
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Product ID: 149759