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Mosaic Tiles - Guided Tour

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5 (707)
3 hrs
Suitable for 1-15 Participants
Discover the eternal beauty of the mosaics on this captivating guided tour of Ravenna's UNESCO monuments. Starting from Piazza San Francesco, you will wind through the historic streets, immersing yourself in the rich history and artistic masterpieces of this ancient city. Explore the Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, home to the largest monumental cycle of the New Testament, and marvel at the rich mosaic decoration of the Mausoleo di Galla Placidia. Be captivated by the stunning mosaic decorations of the Basilica di San Vitale, and admire the Baptistero Neoniano with its refined procession of the twelve Apostles. Finally, visit the Archiepiscopal Museum, home to the Chapel of Sant'Andrea, a magnificent depiction of the glorification of Christ. Let this guided tour unlock the secrets of Ravenna's mosaics, a truly unforgettable experience.


  • Explore the mosaic masterpieces of Ravenna's UNESCO monuments
  • Discover the largest monumental cycle of the New Testament
  • Marvel at the rich mosaic decoration of the Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
  • Immerse yourself in the stunning mosaic decorations of Basilica di San Vitale
  • Admire the exquisite Baptism of Christ mosaic in the Battistero Neoniano


  • Radio guide (if the group is large)
  • Certified expert guide
  • Single ticket for the entrance to the monuments

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  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

More about this product


Experience the timeless allure of Ravenna's mosaic masterpieces with the Mosaic Tiles guided tour. This captivating tour takes you on a journey through the streets of the historic center, offering a deep insight into the beauty and history of these UNESCO World Heritage sites. Starting from Piazza San Francesco, immerse yourself in the spectacular mosaics of some of Ravenna's most famous monuments.

What to expect?

During this 180-minute tour, you can anticipate an enriching experience that will transport you back in time. Marvel at the intricate mosaic designs that adorn the walls and domes of the magnificent Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo. Discover the storytelling power of mosaics as you explore the Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, with its mesmerizing celestial dome. Step into the stunning Basilica di San Vitale and be captivated by its breathtaking mosaic decorations representing Byzantine imperial figures. Delight in the artistic richness of the Battistero Neoniano, where you'll find the scene of the Baptism of Christ depicted in exquisite mosaic detail. Conclude your journey with a visit to the Archiepiscopal Museum, with its impressive Chapel of Sant'Andrea.

Who is this for?

The Mosaic Tiles guided tour is perfect for art enthusiasts, history buffs, and curious travelers seeking a truly immersive cultural experience. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor to Ravenna, this tour promises to leave you in awe of the artistry and craftsmanship of the mosaics that adorn these historical sites. Everyone, from the avid adventurer to the art connoisseur, can enjoy the magic of Ravenna's mosaic treasures.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in the world of mosaics with a tour that offers a comprehensive exploration of Ravenna's most iconic sites. As you delve into each monument's mosaic wonders, you'll be transported to a bygone era filled with art, spirituality, and cultural heritage. The expert guides will unveil stories and insights behind these mesmerizing mosaics, allowing you to appreciate their complexity and historical significance. By booking this tour, you'll gain access to some of the most renowned and well-preserved mosaics in the world, making it an experience worth cherishing.

Good to know

It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes for this walking tour, as you'll explore the historic center of Ravenna on foot. The tour includes a total duration of 180 minutes, with visits to multiple sites. Please note that the tour ends at the entrance to the last monument, allowing participants the freedom to explore further on their own if desired. Prepare to be amazed by the vibrant colors, intricate details, and symbolic narratives embedded within Ravenna's mosaic masterpieces.


Customers who have experienced the Mosaic Tiles guided tour have been captivated by the beauty and historic significance of Ravenna's mosaics. They have praised the knowledgeable guides who provided fascinating insights and brought the mosaics to life through engaging storytelling. Visitors have expressed their satisfaction with the comprehensive itinerary, allowing them to discover multiple iconic monuments in one tour. Many reviewers have deemed this experience a must-do when visiting Ravenna, emphasizing the unique and awe-inspiring nature of these mosaic treasures. Prepare to be enthralled by the mesmerizing world of mosaics on this unforgettable journey.
Meeting point
Piazza S. Francesco, 7, Piazza S. Francesco, 7, 48121 Ravenna RA
At the Tourist Information Office
End point
Archiepiscopal Museum, Ravenna, Arcivescovado, 1, 48121 Ravenna RA
The guide will accompany the participants to the entrance, to allow those who wish to access and finish the visit to the last monument on their own

Your Itinerary


Meet your guide at Piazza San Francesco to begin your mosaic tiles tour of Ravenna. Get ready to explore the stunning UNESCO monuments and discover the eternal beauty of mosaics in this historic city.

Basilica of San Vitale

Visit the Basilica of San Vitale, a masterpiece of Byzantine art. Marvel at the intricate mosaics that adorn the walls and ceilings, depicting biblical scenes and imperial figures. Learn about the history and significance of these stunning artworks from your expert guide.

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

Explore the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, a small yet exquisite building covered in beautiful mosaics. Admire the vibrant colors and intricate designs that tell the story of this Roman Empress. Your guide will provide insights into the symbolism and history behind these ancient artworks.

Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

Visit the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, known for its stunning mosaics that line the walls. Marvel at the vibrant colors and intricate details as your guide explains the stories and symbolism behind each mosaic. Don't miss the famous procession of martyrs depicted in the nave.

Archiepiscopal Museum

Explore the Archiepiscopal Museum, home to a vast collection of religious artifacts and mosaics. Admire the intricate details and craftsmanship of these ancient artworks as your guide provides insights into their historical and cultural significance. Take your time to explore the museum at your own pace.


The guide will accompany the participants to the entrance of the last monument, allowing those who wish to continue their visit independently. Bid farewell to your guide and take some time to explore Ravenna further or relax at a local cafe.

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Additional information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
2023-12-05 13:48
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.