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

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

(68 reviews)
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 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

Beatrice L.

09 April 2021


Juanita S.

26 March 2021

Thankyou it was reallly interesting to visit the workshop, such beautiful mosaica. Ravenna also looks really beautiful and I am looking forward to seeing more of the town

Pachi S.

25 March 2021

Fantastic tour, very clear and highly educational. Tks Silvia!! Congratulations!

Debbie P.

25 March 2021

This was a very informative and interesting tour. One suggestion is that Silvia use the gimbel to frame photos of the pieces a bit better - most of the time she just held up the camera to take wall shots where it would have been nice to have postcards of individual pieces. Thank you

Annette H.

25 March 2021

Enjoyed seeing the mosaics being made and how they are put together. Lovely tour, thank you.

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