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Best of Ravenna on a private tour
272 USD
Join me on this fascinating tour of Ravenna, exploring its incredible UNESCO sites and admiring the beauty of its mosaics.
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Welcome to the enchanting city of Ravenna, where history unfolds in vibrant mosaics. I am Luana, your local expert tour guide, eager to take you through a journey of time and culture. Ravenna was one of the most important cities of Late Antique Europe and hosts some spectacular works of art and architecture from 5th and 6th centuries AD Embark on a captivating walking tour through the UNESCO-listed sites of Ravenna, delving into the narratives behind early Christian monuments. From the mesmerizing mosaics of St. Apollinare Nuovo to the grandeur of St. Vitale, each site contributes a unique chapter to Ravenna's rich cultural heritage. In this tour we are going to visit the following five UNESCO monuments: - Church of St. Vitale, one of the most impressive surviving example of early Christian Byzantine monument. - Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, which stands as an exquisite testament to the artistry of early Christian craftsmen, showcasing exceptional designs. - Church of St. Apollinare Nuovo, originally erected as a palatine church for the king of Goths. - Archbishop's Chapel, the sole surviving example of an early Christian archbishop's chapel that has arrived intact to the present day. - Neonian Baptistery, one of the best-preserved examples of a baptistery from 5th century, adorned with breathtaking mosaics.