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Private Walking Tour: Discover Ravenna's Stunning Mosaics

Private Walking Tour: Discover Ravenna's Stunning Mosaics

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.59
per group
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$132.59
per group
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Ravenna 3-Hour Private Walking Tour

Ravenna 3-Hour Private Walking Tour

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$183.82
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$183.82
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Full Day Ravenna Private Tour of Must-See Sites with Native Top-Rated Guide

Full Day Ravenna Private Tour of Must-See Sites with Native Top-Rated Guide

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.70
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$215.70
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Ravenna Mosaics & Highlights Small Group Tour with a Local Guide

Ravenna Mosaics & Highlights Small Group Tour with a Local Guide

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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.22
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$95.22
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Ravenna Private Guided Tour of Top Sites Ancient Mosaics & Piadina Tasting

Ravenna Private Guided Tour of Top Sites Ancient Mosaics & Piadina Tasting

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.44
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$143.44
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Ravenna, the most beautiful mosaics in the city of Paradise

Ravenna, the most beautiful mosaics in the city of Paradise

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.26
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$175.26
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Walking tour of Ravenna with ticket to 5 Unesco sites

Walking tour of Ravenna with ticket to 5 Unesco sites

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Get the ideal introduction to history-packed, seaside Ravenna, famed for its mosaics and well-preserved Byzantine remains. This guided walking tour includes admission tickets to the Basilica di San Francesco, plus stops at other top attractions, including the fresco-filled Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and two cathedrals. Tours are capped at fifteen people, with audio headsets available for extra mobility.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.27
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$60.27

From Rome to Byzantium: Walk in Dante Alighieri's footsteps on an audio tour

From Rome to Byzantium: Walk in Dante Alighieri's footsteps on an audio tour

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Take a wander through the last capital of the Western Roman Empire, the capital of the kingdom of the Goths and the Byzantine exarchate. On this self-guided audio tour, you'll 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.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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$5.33
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$5.33

Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe: private tour near Ravenna

Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe: private tour near Ravenna

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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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.61
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$138.61
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Ravenna Tour of Must-See Sites and Attractions with Native Top-Rated Guide

Ravenna Tour of Must-See Sites and Attractions with Native Top-Rated Guide

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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.17
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$83.17
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Ravenna Segway Tour

Ravenna Segway Tour

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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.59
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$132.59
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A walk through Ravenna brings the East

A walk through Ravenna brings the East

Unique experience with an exceptional guide capable of transmitting his passion for his city. You will have a glimpse of life lived in history
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.80
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$180.80

Ravenna and its Mosaics Private Tour with Piadina Tasting

Ravenna and its Mosaics Private Tour with Piadina Tasting

Admire the best of Ravenna’s famous mosaics with a top-rated guide on this private walking tour. Home to eight different UNESCO World Heritage sites, Ravenna has so many treasures to see, it can be hard to know where to start. Learn the stories and symbolism behind the dazzling Byzantine and Roman mosaics that decorate churches and mausoleums, and see the tomb of celebrated poet Dante. Finish with a tasting of a ‘piadina,’ a savory flatbread and favorite street food specialty.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$174.78
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$174.78
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Brisighella Guided tour with lunch

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Brisighella Guided tour with lunch

Brisighella is a very pretty village that rises on the slopes of the Tuscan-Romagnolo Apennines, in the province of Ravenna: The charm of this place is certainly not a secret, so much so that it is part of the circuit of "The most beautiful villages in Italy". During this tour you can visit the beautiful Borgo with our certified guide who will accompany you throughout the day and taste a typical lunch in a restaurant in the center of the town.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.55
$150.67
$27.12 savings
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$123.55
$150.67
$27.12 savings
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Full Day Ravenna & Bologna Tour of Must-See Sites with Native Top-Rated Guide

Full Day Ravenna & Bologna Tour of Must-See Sites with Native Top-Rated Guide

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.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$247.42
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$247.42
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Ravenna walking tour: stunning byzantine mosaics (Unesco)

Ravenna walking tour: stunning byzantine mosaics (Unesco)

The guided tour of Ravenna will start from the church of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo of the VI century realized by the Theodoric King of Arian religion. The second stage will be the Dante area also called the "zone of silence" dedicated to the cult and memory of Dante Alighieri. The tour continues towards the Neonian Baptistery. After the baptistery it will be the turn of Palazzo Rasponi from the heads of the Ravenna family of "Rasponi". The tour concludes with the wonderful Basilica of San Vitale of the 6th century, testimony of the Roman-Byzantine empire reunified after the Aryan period. With an octagonal central plan, the church still preserves the splendid scenes of the Old Testament and the famous panels of the imperial couple Justinian and Theodora of the Eastern Roman Empire. Next to the Basilica of San Vitale we will visit the Mausoleum of the Roman Empress Galla Placidia of the 5th century, rich in unique mosaic decorations.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$237.45
per group
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$237.45
per group

Private Guided Tour with Native guide of Top Sites & Ancient Mosaics of Ravenna

Private Guided Tour with Native guide of Top Sites & Ancient Mosaics of Ravenna

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
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.49
Price varies by group size
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$155.49
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Ravenna's Highlights Bike Tour

Ravenna's Highlights Bike Tour

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!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.32
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$72.32

Discovering Ravenna and its mosaics: 3h00 hours walking tour

Discovering Ravenna and its mosaics: 3h00 hours walking tour

Discover Ravenna, known all over the world as the capital of mosaic with our 3h00 hours walking tour! The guided tour includes: - the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (V century) - the Byzantine Basilica of San Vitale (VI century) - the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo (V and VI century) - Dante’s area: the Basilica of Saint Francis and the Tomb of Dante Alighieri - we can enjoy a cup of coffee or an ice cream or a typical piadina in Piazza del Popolo, and we can make a short visit to one of the many mosaic workshops.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$206.19
per group
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$206.19
per group

Best of RAVENNA on a Private Tour

Best of RAVENNA on a Private Tour

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 learn more about the techniques and the materials they are made of. *Monuments admission fees are NOT included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.67
per group
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$150.67
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 At lunch with TEODORA

At lunch with TEODORA

You will see Teodora in San Vitale and have lunch at Teodora's table in an exclusive restaurant in the center of Ravenna. You can enjoy traditional Romanesque-Byzantine food in a restaurant museum
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.43
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$96.43
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Sunset in Ravenna

Sunset in Ravenna

IT IS A WALK TO UNDERSTAND THE SUNSET OF RAVENNA AS THE LAST RESIDENCE OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE WITH TWO BASILICAS THAT WITNESS THE LATE ANCIENT V CENTURY. RAVENNA AS A CULTURAL UNICUM
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.32
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$72.32
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A full-day in Ravenna

A full-day in Ravenna

Come to Ravenna! If you have never been in Ravenna, I suggest a full-day guided tour for a complete visit of this beautiful town! My town! 6 hours tour and lunch break which includes UNESCO monuments situated in the city centre. A walking tour in the magic atmosphere of Ravenna, mosaic of art and culture that cherishes ancient World Heritage Treasures. Ravenna is a friendly and hospitable city close to the sea and also to natural landscapes.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$279.13
per group
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$279.13
per group

Best of Ravenna City & Mosaics Private Tour with a Local Guide

Best of Ravenna City & Mosaics Private Tour with a Local Guide

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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$253.12
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$253.12
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