Going on this journey, you will have the opportunity to visit the capital of the Roman Empire in the period from 402 to 476. Few people know that this small provincial town was chosen by the Emperor Flavius Honorius Augustus as the capital of the empire at the end of its existence. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a real paradise for walking. You will get acquainted with the unique and ancient Byzantine mosaics of the early Christian period, created in the V-VI centuries. It is difficult to convey their beauty, they need to be seen. The great poet Dante admiring them, called them looking at them "symphony of color". You will start exploring this amazing city with a visit to the Church of San Vitale. It was erected thanks to the Byzantine Emperor Justinian. The basilica has beautifully preserved mosaics depicting the emperor with his wife Theodora. The guide will tell you a lot of interesting things, and pay attention to important points. You will visit the mausoleum of the outstanding and brilliant Empress Galla Placidia. The great poet of Italy, the Florentine Dante Alighieri, exiled from Florence, also found his last refuge in Ravenna. You will be able to visit his grave. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the city came under the rule of the Ostrogoths, which did not affect the life and development of Ravenna. A special role in this was played by the Ostrogoth king Theodoric the Great, who managed to conquer the entire Apennine Peninsula and Sicily. You will visit the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, which served as a private chapel to the King of the Ostrogoths. You will have some free time for an independent walk around the city, after which you will go on your way back. The best way to spend a wonderful day, see the beauty of the ancient mosaics, take a fascinating walk through the old town, book a day tour to Ravenna. You will make the trip in a modern minivan with a personal driver, an experienced guide will guide you in Ravenna (not included in the tour price), and you will spend a bright and exciting day in complete comfort.
Ravenna is a small city located in the Emilia Romagna region, the former capital of the Western Roman Empire in the V century, after its fall, the capital of the Ostrogothic kingdom. It has collected a large number of monuments of Early Christian and Byzantine architecture and mosaics, which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dear tourists, we invite you to visit the city of Ravenna. You can choose the different duration and variation of the tour that is most suitable for you. You can explore the city on your own or with a professional guide.
The price of the tour does not include the cost of a professional guide and the cost of a tour of Rome by car. If you want to order this service, please activate it in the "Additional services" field. The choice of the number of hours of the guide's work is made when placing an order. The cost of guide services, paid by tourists to the guide at the end of the tour. When ordering a tour, a guarantee payment is paid in the amount of 13% of its cost, the remaining cost of the tour is paid by tourists to the driver at the end of it.
The guide is a vocation, our guides love and know their work well. They are tactful and professional, conduct excursions taking into account the wishes of tourists, and answer all your questions. A professional guide will tell you about the history, culture, traditional cuisine, draw your attention to important points, tell interesting stories from the life of local residents. A personal guide will plan the tour according to your wishes, guide you through the streets and places that are difficult to find yourself. The cost of a professional guide in the city is 50€ per hour.
The duration of the tour is calculated from the moment of departure from the meeting place you specified until the moment of your return. When extending the tour, extra hours are paid at the rate of 35 € for each subsequent hour that exceeds the tour time specified when placing the order.
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