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A Day in Ravenna – Private Tour from Venice

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Key Highlights

  • Transport in a private air conditioned vehicle
  • Included entrance to all the major mosaic sites
  • You will also have a walking tour of the town of Ravenna
  • This is a private tour and can be tailored to meet your requirements
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    9 hours

    Start time

    8:00am, 8:30am & 9:00am
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meeting Point

    The tour picks up from the water bus station on the Tronchetto (pier) port of Venice.
    Your guide will be waiting holding the sign, "Ravenna Day Tour".
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour returns to the original point of departure

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Discover the symbolic world of the Byzantine civilization through the beautiful mosaics of Ravenna. Remarkably well preserved, their sheer opulence overwhelms visitors. Accompanied by a local expert on the mosaics, explore the fantastic world of coloured glass tessere and decipher the encrypted message of the mystical world that you find represented in churches and mausoleums of Ravenna. See the brilliant work of the Byzantine artists and how these precious works of art have survived so well over the centuries.

    Itinerary

    This private tour departs from Tronchetto. You will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle accompanied by a guide.

    Accompanied by a local expert on the mosaics, this private tour explores the fantastic world of coloured glass tessere, and by the end of the day you'll be able to decipher the encrypted message of the mystical world that you find represented in churches and mausoleums of Ravenna.

    This day in Ravenna includes a visit to all the major sites of the famous mosaics: San Vitale, Galla Placidia Mausoleum, San Apollinare Nuovo and San Apollinare in Classe.

    Between the various monuments that house the famous mosaics of Ravenna, enjoy a walking tour of the city of Ravenna which will include the tomb of Dante and its legend, as well as the history of Ravenna through the centuries. During the day, pause at a local restaurant (for an optional lunch), tucked away on the back-streets of Ravenna, where you have the chance to enjoy its special ambience and to savour the delicious cuisine and wines of the region of Emilia Romagna.

    At the end of the tour you will return to Venice. The tour ends at the original point of departure at around 1800h (6:00pm).

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Private Mercedes vehicle or similar make
    • Guide available in English, German, french, Spanish & Italian languages

    Exclusions

    • Entrance fee (Euro 10,50 per person)
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it

    Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.

    Baby car seat available on request

    Private water taxi from hotel Venice Island to Piazzale Roma: Starting from 75 Euro

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. The exact pick up point will be confirmed when the tour request has been confirmed.

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