Art tour of Ravenna and its mosaics (private tour)

Art tour of Ravenna and its mosaics (private tour)

Ravenna: a treasure of the Mediterranean: A hidden world of mosaics and underground crypts, the absolute pearl of art of Emilia Romagna region.
Several populations estabilished on the sandy Adriatic coast. This endless territory of marsh, wetlands, lagoons, swamps, despite being partially unhealthy, turned out to be the perfect shelter for a craddle of civilization. The pines of the coast started to be exploited by romans to build their undefeatable fleet.
Our tour will be as rich in detail and complete as possible, in order to let you dive into this golden age, and let you travel back in time with your mind and your senses.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Basilica di San Vitale, Via San Vitale 17, 48121, Ravenna Italy

We will begin the visit with the church of San Vitale and its mosaics. This is not just the most important byzantine monument in the World, and dut to that a milestone of Unesco heritage, it is a mystic trip as well. It is a trip into the early middle age, and accross a huge book of mosaics and little gems.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), Via Gioacchino Rasponi, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Another Byzantine pearl, and Unesco site, it is famous for its mixture of marbles, mosaics, and sculptures; a unique ensemble of late Roman, Roman, Persian, Greek, and barbarian art.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Francesco, Ravenna Piazza San Francesco 1, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Incredible the surprise, welcoming us, after this full immersion into the mosaic tiles, precious stones covered with glass paste and bright colors, set in the millenary red clay bricks: an underground crypt, subject to flooding due to the subsidence of the soil (a structure that reminds us to the Basilica Cistern of Istambul).

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Via di Roma 52, 48121, Ravenna Italy

a Unesco Heritagem a grat temple of early Christian age, full of mosaics, and art masterpieces.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Archiepiscopal Museum, Piazza Arcivescovado, 48121, Ravenna Italy

Visit to this great Museum, its huge collection of Roman, Byzantine, Barbarian and early middle ages manufacts, moreover an ark consisting of a wooden armor completely covered with finely carved ivory, represents one of the most precious artistic testimonies of the ancient world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Via San Vitale, 48121, Ravenna Italy

our last Unesco site of this great tour, a tomb of the sister of the Byzantine Emperor Onorio. The light filters accross the alabaster glasses, the golden atmosphere spread out all around the inner walls and domes. The ellenistic, the greek, and the persian iconographies tell a story dating many thousands years ago, when the Mediterranean Sea was a unique closed and interconnected basin, and a craddle of several wealthy civilizations.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"

Hora de Inicio: 09:30 AM
Duración: 5 To 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Ravenna Fs, 48121 Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Italy

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • a single Unesco Heritage Ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Vitale
  • Entry/Admission - Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi)
  • Entry/Admission - Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
  • Entry/Admission - Archiepiscopal Museum

No Incluye

  • Private transportation


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