Cultural tours in Ravenna


CULTURAL TOURS IN RAVENNA
 

Mosaic Tiles - Ravenna UNESCO Monuments Guided Tour

“The site is of outstanding universal value being of remarkable significance by virtue of the supreme artistry of the mosaic art that the monuments contain, and also because of the crucial evidence that they provide of artistic and religious relationships and contacts at an important period of European cultural history.” In this way the UNESCO World Heritage motivated why eight monuments of Ravenna had been added to the World Heritage List.   The eternal beauty of the mosaics guarded inside some of the most famous Ravenna Unesco monuments, in a visit that starts from Piazza San Francesco, into the city centre, and leads you to several UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour available in Italian, English and French

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Spritz & the City - Ravenna Walking tour with Italian Aperitivo

Ravenna, the city of mosaics... and not only!   Through this tour, we would like to tell you a story which has Ravenna as stage of important events, a treasure chest of wealth, an ancient and contemporary artistic workshop, a source of inspiration for many authors such as Dante Alighieri, Gustav Klimt and Lord Byron, and some contemporary street artists such as Kobra and Blub.    Starting from Piazza San Francesco, from the Zone of Silence, guardian of Dante's Tomb, and passing through Piazza del Popolo, you will be able to enter into the heart of the historical center of Ravenna to explore what has characterized a great past not to mention its curiosities.   Through this walk, we want to show you the spaces and actors that portray Ravenna in a different way, traveling between history and taste: discovering the "Mosaic Capital" and concluding with an aperitif inside the Covered Market based on Spritz and traditional Piadina.

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Mosaic Masterpieces - Ravenna Private Guided Tour

An exclusive itinerary, narrated in your own language by an official guide, which will take you to visit the most famous monuments of Ravenna. Ancient origins and a glorious past, a heritage of unique works and mosaics in the world, which enclosed within the city walls, transformed Ravenna in the past centuries and today bear witness to the original splendor. Ravenna and the light of its mosaics, the city of 8 UNESCO monuments, that inspired great artists of all ages: Dante, Byron, Klimt and Montale, just to name a few of them... Ravenna is art, history, crossroads of peoples and culture. Ravenna, a masterpiece to discover with this exclusive tour.

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Dante in Ravenna: private tour with the visit at the House and the Museum

Dante in Ravenna. An opportunity to discover the events that characterized the last years of Dante Alighieri: exile, life in the city, death and the daring dispute for the remains, as well as the interventions of enhancement of the tomb over the centuries.   This tour will take you to discover the Basilica of San Francesco (the church where the Supreme Poet's funeral took place) and will bring you in the Zona del Silenzio (Silence Zone), where his Tomb is still located today.   You will enter the multifunctional space of Casa Dante (Dante’s House), recently inaugurated thanks to the collaboration with the Uffizi Gallery of Florence and the Classense Library of Ravenna.   The guided tour will be concluded with an additional entrance to the Dante Museum, with a new multimedia setting up that took place in May 2021. It’s confirmed as the main custodian of Dante's history preserved for centuries in our city.

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Tour to a Mosaic Workshop

Guided tour in English language to a Mosaic workshop, where you will have a glance at the works of the master mosaicist. For more than 1500 years, Ravenna has been passing down the extraordinary artistic tradition linked to the mosaic that made it, together with its 8 UNESCO monuments, famous all over the world. Every Saturday a guided tour starts at 11.30 am and will make you discover this amazing art, visiting one of the workshops of the city centre, where the traditional techniques meet contemporary projects and ideas.

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Walking with Dante in Ravenna

Ravenna is the last shelter of Dante, the father of the italian language, and it is the city that hosts his grave which is the starting point of our tour. We will retrace together the traces left by the Supreme Poet in Ravenna during the fourteenth century and all the following years. It is an opportunity to discover Dante Alighieri’s adventures in his last years, the exile, the life in the city, the death and the struggling dispute for his remains, as well as the enhancements of the sepulchre over the centuries.

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Discover Ravenna - Walking tour

A guided tour through the streets of the city center to delve into the rich historical and artistic heritage of Ravenna. With its churches, buildings and urban layout, our city tells us of its glorious past between the end of the Roman age, the beginning of the Middle Age and the Venetian domination.   Its distinctive features have been a source of inspiration for artists and intellectuals such as Byron, Klimt, Yourcenar, etc.   Starting from Piazza San Francesco and Dante's Tomb, we will move through the main streets of the city center, such as the elegant Via Mazzini, the majestic Via di Roma and the glamorous Via Cavour, thus reaching the iconic Piazza del Popolo, Piazza XX Settembre (also known as the Piazza dell'Aquila) and the twentieth-century Piazza Kennedy.   Thanks to this walk you will admire from the outside, the façade of the Basilica di San Vitale, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo and the Arian and Orthodox Baptisteries, up to the more recent works by artists such as Kobra and Blub and the churches of Sant'Agata, Santa Maria in Porto, Santa Croce and San Michele in Africisco.   So, what are you waiting for? Come take a walk with us to discover our city! 

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Ravenna Purple and Gold - UNESCO Monuments Guided Tour

“The site is of outstanding universal value being of remarkable significance by virtue of the supreme artistry of the mosaic art that the monuments contain, and also because of the crucial evidence that they provide of artistic and religious relationships and contacts at an important period of European cultural history.” In this way the UNESCO World Heritage motivated why eight monuments of Ravenna had been added to the World Heritage List.   The eternal beauty of the mosaics guarded inside some of the most famous Ravenna Unesco monuments, in a visit that starts from Piazza San Francesco, into the city centre, and leads you to several UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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