Private tour

Guided Tour in Ravenna, Roman and Bizantine Mosaics

Private tour

Guided Tour in Ravenna, Roman and Bizantine Mosaics

From US$ 152.68 per group up to 20

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Ravenna and admire Christian and Byzantine mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries. See highlights, such as the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and the Church of St. Vitale.

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Valid 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Walk through the old city of Ravenna and experience its quiet rhythm of life
  • See early Christian and Byzantine mosaics of the 5th and 6th centuries
  • Enjoy a trip in a very ancient time
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Explore the former capital of the Western Roman Empire and discover early Christian and Byzantine mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries on a guided walking tour of Ravenna. Stroll the fascinating streets of the old city center, and stop to watch a practical demonstration of mosaic-making techniques along the way. Visit the Church of S. Vitale, commissioned by the Emperor Justinian of Byzantium with masterful mosaics depicting his wife Theodora. See the powerful Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, created to honor the resilient and colorful Empress of the Western Roman Empire. Admire the mosaics of the Neoniano Baptistery near to the ancient cathedral, and discover the tomb of the exiled poet Dante. Visit the private chapel of the Ostrogoth King Theoderic at the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, and more.
  • half and 2 hours guided tour with a local and licensed guide.
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Private taxi or public transportation
  • Headsets (€2 per person, requested up to 10 people)

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Meeting point

Please look for Basilica San Vitale Ticket Office, Via Giuliano Argentario 22, just in front of meeting point.

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  • Extra fee of Euro 2 for the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
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Alles hat gut geklappt

April 16, 2022


Una guida preparatissima ha donato alla visita molti elementi culturali storici e architettonici

August 20, 2021


Tutto perfetto! I

August 9, 2021


Product ID: 98019