On this full-day walking tour you'll explore the city of Ravenna, known for its well-preserved late Roman and Byzantine architecture and for its eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Marvel at its stunning mosaics and learn about its fascinating history.
A city rich in art and offering a splendid heritage of a glorious past, Ravenna is one of the most important tourist destinations in the Emilia Romagna region. The main reason is that this small town in northern Italy houses the richest patrimony of mosaics dating back to the fifth and sixth centuries AD, kept inside early Christian and Byzantine religious buildings, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A few presitgious sites are definitely worth a visit such as the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (known for the mosaic of its dome, which depicts an ethereal starry sky), the Basilica of San Vitale, the Baptisteries Arian and Orthodox, the Basilicas of Sant'Apollinare in Classe and Nuovo, the Archbishop's Chapel and the Mausoleum of Theodoric.Ravenna is also known for its archaeological sites, historic villas, mansions, theatres and memorials, such as the Tomb of Dante, a little temple built in 1780, which holds the remains of the great poet and author of the "Divine Comedy", who died in Ravenna in 1321.
The city of Romagna is not just history, art and culture. Situated a few kilometers from the Adriatic coast, Ravenna is also an ideal destination for relaxation and fun. From this point of view, a must is Mirabilandia, a theme park opened near Ravenna in 1992. It offers attractions and shows of international level to suit all ages and tastes, is the largest amusement park in Italy!