Ravenna - The art of making mosaics - visit to a mosaic workshop and artist's atelier in Ravenna, the Capital of Mosaics.

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The art of making mosaics - visit to a mosaic workshop and artist's atelier in Ravenna, the Capital of Mosaics.

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Koko Mosaico - Mosaic Atelier, Ravenna, Italy
45 mins

About the tour

Ravenna is considered all over the world the Mosaic's Capital thanks to its 8 UNESCO buildings, perfectly preserved, with colorful mosaic's decorations made between the Vth and VI century A.D. during its golden age. The mosaic technique is still retained in this city thanks to the mosaic schools that allow students to learn the secrets of this extraordinary art. During the tour we will visit a mosaic workshop run by a skillful team of artists and teachers and you will explore an unknown niche of the world of art.

Meet Silvia


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.

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 content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator 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 content creator 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 join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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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

Cheryl B.

17 June 2021

Excellent tour of this work shop, so interesting how these works are made, thank you


15 June 2021


Cindy M.

15 June 2021

Hello!! Yay!! Another fabulous tour! Silvia is an amazing guide with such a lovely, soulful personality. I like the way she interacts with travelers and those locally with whom she is speaking. She knows so much and is such an expert. She has made my interest in traveling to Ravenna and Sardinia even greater. And this tour of the Mosaic workshop is super! It is one of my favorites. I love creating and love to do crafts. Seeing these beautiful mosaics is fantastic! Thank you! :)

Mary M W.

14 June 2021

Loved this tour, a really interesting topic with great explanation by the tour guide Sylvia.

Linda R.

14 June 2021

Lovely crafty tour, thank you

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