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Ravenna - Ravenna: from the Past to the Present; from the Fall of the Roman Empire to Nowadays

Ravenna: from the Past to the Present; from the Fall of the Roman Empire to Nowadays

(156 reviews)
Ravenna centre, Ravenna, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

A stroll throw the ancient city of Ravenna, considered an eastern gem, capital of mosaics, preserves perfectly intact 8 UNESCO buildings as evidence of a golden past. We will see the exterior of the famous Basilica of San Vitale and the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, we will cross the main Square Piazza del Popolo and we will reach the Dante’ Zone, where is located the tomb of the most famous Italian Poet and the ancient church of S Francesco with it’s charming crypt.

Meet your local guide


Silvia is born and raised in Ravenna where she attended her studies of language and mosaic art. Since 2000 she works with passion as a national tourist guide. A lover of art and good food, a tireless traveler, she chooses a profession that can make her feel like traveling even from home, meeting visitors from every corner of the world and ambassadors of different cultures. Based in Ravenna, Emilia Romagna, but with the heart in Sardinia, her tours make people feel her love for her Country and the desire to transmit it to visitors. Always looking for new destinations and itineraries out from the beaten path, through the virtual tours Silvia will make you discover not only wonderful cities and breathtaking landscapes but also the goodness of the typical local food prepared at home with love, bringing on your tables the original made in Italy flavor.

Silvia has been guiding since Apr 2000

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Ravenna with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Ravenna. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Barbara M.

10 April 2021

Look forward to visiting Ravenna in the not too distant future. Intrigued by the church crypt with fish!


10 April 2021


Christina (NYC) 🌇🏺🏛🦉 M.

10 April 2021

I enjoyed the tour very much especially Dante’s Tomb. Highly recommend this tour

Sibylla R.

09 April 2021

I love her tours!

Jennifer B.

09 April 2021

Beautiful tour of historic Ravenna! Loved it all - especially the surprise bit at the end. Fish in the church!! Thanks for a great time. 😊

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