Ravenna in 24h
Have you short time available but yu do not want to miss a visit in Ravenna?
Here is our itinerary to discover magnificent Ravenna in 24h
Starting from Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Via Giuliano Argentario,22 – tel. +39 0544 541688
Ticket €9,50 (One ticket for Mosaics of Ravenna)
UNESCO World Heritage Site, famed for the splendor of mosaics symbolizing the victory of life over death.
Basilica di San Vitale
Via San Vitale – tel +39 0544 541688
A few steps from the Mausoleum is the Basilica of San Vitale, one of the finest examples of early Christian art in Italy.
Piazza del Popolo and city center
Enjoy strolling into the center until you reach Piazza del Popolo, a square that owes its construction to the Venetian people, and that in fact recalls the notorious Piazza San Marco.
La Tomba di Dante
Viale Dante Alighieri – tel +39 0544 215676
Free entrance ( close on 25th December )
From the square you can easily reach the mausoleum of the “Great Poet” consists of one room with a stone topped by a candle food Tuscan olive oil.
Il Duomo di Ravenna
Piazza Duomo 1 – tel +39 0544 30328
Nearby you can also visit the Cathedral of Ravenna, the main place of worship in the city.
Il Mausoleo di Teodorico
Via delle Industrie 14 -tel +39 0544 684020
A bit ‘more distant but still deserves to be included in things to see in one day is this marvelous Mausoleum, had it built by Theodoric himself in 520 A.D. as his own burial, it made entirely of Istrian stone blocks
Ravenna: cose da non perdere.
Basilica of Saint Francis
Here took place the funeral of Dante, the "Supreme Poet." Of the original construction is almost nothing left, except for the floor. The structure is very simple, striking the 33 meter high bell tower.
This is ‘ the oldest monument of Ravenna, the works for its construction began in the 300. The shape of the building is an octagon and inside we will impress the alternation of colors and harmonies due to the use of marble and mosaics
Basilica di Santa Maria in Porto
The facade of the basilica impresses with its grandeur. Its interior is divided into three naves and the dome is 48 meters high.
Basilica di Sant’Apollinare in Classe
It is located outside the city center of Ravenna in the archaeological area of Classe. Its construction dates back to the early 500 and as History says its interior is full of sarcophagi and mosaics. The interior decorations are the mosaic depiction of Jesus Christ, St. Luke and St. Matthew.
Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo
La Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuova è opera di Teodorico che la dedicò all’arianesimo. Quando i Goti vennero cacciati dalla città venne riabilitata al cristianesimo e dedicata a San Martino di Tours. Venne dedicata a Sant’Apollinare solo del 1850.
Battistero degli Ariani
It’s dedicated to the Arian cult but when this doctrine was put to tender the construction became an oratory dedicated to Santa Maria.
Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista
It was built due to a vote of Galla Placidia that almost died on the return trip to Ravenna because of a heavy storm at sea. Initially the church was adorned with mosaics now remain largely frescoes depicting the Evangelists.
The gallery is the place where art exhibitions are held annually and where three permanent exhibitions are on display: a contemporary modern and an ancient.
Located inside the Archdiocese of Ravenna. It houses one of the most famous Byzantine works in the world, the chair of ivory Maximian
Inside there are, archaeological finds, art collections, icons, marble and a collection made up of fabrics. It contains important archaeological finds including Roman funeral steles and epigraphs.
Rasponi Crypt and Pensili Garden
The Rasponi crypt is a paved mosaic chapel. The gardens are full of bushes with a beautiful central fountain designed by architect Arata.
The Domus of stone Carpets
Inside the site we see 14 mosaic flooring and mosaic of the "Dance of the Seasons" genes and that of the "Good Shepherd".
The Classense Library
It’s one of the most important libraries of our country for the architectural point of view and for the importance of books.
Entirely dedicated to the mosaic, a new museum that year by year enriches its collections.