Have you ever wondered how a mosaic is made? Thanks to this tour you will discover any details. I will lead you through the wonder of the stunning early Christian monuments of Ravenna (inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1996), telling you about the characters depicted, the symbols, and the religious politics behind them. I'll let you discover and delve into the unexpected atmosphere. The radiance and colours of the ancient mosaics will allow you to feel how worshippers felt centuries ago. During the tour we'll have the chance to visit a mosaic workshop and to learn more about the materials, they are made of, and techniques. *This Exclusive Tour is set for two people, but customized tours for larger groups are available. Please contact me for any details about prices. **Would you like a tour on a specific date and time? Contact me.
I'm a licensed tour guide of Emilia Romagna, the amazing region where I was born and raised, in this enchanting part of Italy. I'm passionate about ancient history and art. Actually, I'm interested in many kinds of visual art expressions. I have a degree in Cultural Heritage Preservation. In my tours, I combine the historical and artistic to those issues that are strictly linked to the tradition, food and folklore granting to whoever follows me, the information to feel like a true protagonist of our extraordinary Heritage.
Monuments admission fees and visit to a mosaic studio
The tour includes the visit to the following UNESCO monuments: - Basilica of St. Vitale - Mausoleum of Galla Placidia - Basilica of St. Apollinare Nuovo - Neonian Baptistery It includes, moreover, the visit to the monuments in the so-called "Dantesque area", where the Dante Alighieri's tomb is. During the tour we'll stop in one of the several mosaic studios in the city, where we'll have the chance to see artists at work.
It is a walking tour. *Would you like a tour on a specific date and time? Contact me. I would be happy to customize this tour so that it fits your requirements best! **Customized tours for larger groups are available. Please contact me for details.