On the occasion of European Maritime Day, which will take place in Ravenna on May 19th and 20th, the city hosts a rich programme of events and guided tours to the discovery of the city and its treasures, from art up to nature and food.
ART & CULTURE
• GUIDED TOUR “DISCOVER RAVENNA”
A guided tour in the historical centre, starting from Dante Alighieri’s Tomb, to discover the many treasures of the city, whose 8 Unesco World Heritage Monuments are the crown jewel.
From € 12
• GUIDED TOUR “DISCOVER CLASSE”
A guided tour to the discovery of the ancient town of Classe. The tour starts from the archeological Classis Museum and ends with the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe, one of the 8 Unesco World Heritage Monuments.
From € 20
• GUIDED TOUR “RAVENNA OF THE REDISCOVERED MOSAICS”
• GUIDED TOUR “TESSERE DI MOSAICO”
The eternal beauty of the mosaics of the most famous Unesco World Heritage Monuments of Ravenna in a guided tour that, starting from Piazza San Francesco, continues through the streets of the historical centre.
From € 26
• GUIDED TOUR “TRACES OF GLORY, FRAGMENTS OF HISTORY”
• GUIDED TOUR “DANTE IN RAVENNA”
An opportunity to discover the events that made up the last years of the Supreme Poet in Ravenna, through the places of the city that are related to his memory: Basilica of San Francesco, Dante Alighieri’s Tomb, Casa Dante and Museo Dante.
From € 16
• IMMERSIVE GUIDED TOUR “SILENT PLAY FOR DANTE”
An immersive guided tour will lead you to the discovery of the 14th-century Ravenna, with people, places and tercets related to the memory of the Poet and his fortune: the Basilica of San Francesco, the Classense Library, the Zone of Silence, the TAMO Museum and the Roof Gardens of Palazzo della Provincia.
From € 16
HANDICRAFT & MOSAIC
• CREATE YOUR MOSAIC JEWEL: TOUR + WORKSHOP
After an introductive tour about mosaic art, you will have the opportunity to create a precious mosaic jewel inside a true artisan workshop in the historical centre.
From € 62
• ROMAN MOSAIC: TOUR + WORKSHOP
Become a mosaic artist for a day! Discover the art of mosaic. You will have the opportunity to choose among some Roman decorative patterns and different colours of marble to create your first mosaic work of art.
From € 80
• BYZANTINE MOSAIC: TOUR + WORKSHOP
Become a mosaic artist for a day! Discover the art of mosaic. Before or after visiting the Unesco World Heritage Monuments of Ravenna, you will have the opportunity to become a mosaic artist for a day.
From € 100
• CUSTOMIZED MOSAIC: TOUR + WORKSHOP
Would you like to realise your own street number tile in mosaic? After a short tour in the history of the mosaics of Ravenna, you will be shown the traditional materials and tools used to cut the tiles.
From € 150
• TOUR & SHORT CLASS OF MOSAIC
A workshop to discover techniques, tools, materials and fully understand how a mosaic workshop in Ravenna works. Finally, you will have the opportunity to realise a copy of a Roman or Byzantine mosaic.
From € 90
• CAPPELLETTO, THE KING OF ROMAGNA TABLE: TOUR AND FRESH PASTA WORKSHOP
Would you like to learn how to prepare fresh pasta on your own? The sfogline of the Covered Market, with their rolling pin and wisdom, will teach you how to prepare the true cappelletto, a traditional dish of Romagna.
From € 36
• LA PIDA RUMAGNOLA – PIADINA WORKSHOP
A workshop to learn how to cook the real Piadina romagnola, world-known symbol of the regional culinary traditions. Afterwards, a guided tour of the Covered Market organised by the staff, to the discovery of history, architecture and the gastronomic traditions of the territory.
From € 36
• HAPPY HOUR WITH THE TURTLES
A guided tour to the Cestha Research Centre of Marina di Ravenna, a non-profit research centre dealing with programmes for the conservation of endangered species and the promotion of sustainable management activities.
You will meet up close the turtles that are now being treated at the centre, you will discover their history, clinical diagnosis, healing process and release into the sea.
From € 18
• DARSENA SPRING
A series of guided tours along the streets of the Darsena area of Ravenna, to discover stories, charming corners, characteristics and people of a neighbourhood which is both fascinating and unexplores.
From € 12