Itineraries Ravenna, itineraries Lidos Ravenna, footpaths Ravenna
We arranged several itineraries Ravenna developing around the most appreciated attractions of both the old town and the coast to let tourists discover the colours, monuments and culture this outstanding area cherishes. Our itineraries Ravenna will help tourists discover the ancient history of the city, as well as the glorious vicissitudes experienced by the peoples who dominated it leading them to the Roman Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Barbaric Mausoleum of Theodoric and the famous Byzantine mosaics.
Those who are interested in natural landscapes and a sunny climate can take advantage of the itineraries lidos of Ravenna which have been designed to let visitors enjoy the peaceful pinewood forest or the sunny beaches of Marina di Ravenna and Lido di Classe, the privileged holiday destinations for tourists flocking to the lidos of Ravenna.
Our itineraries Ravenna have been designed to make tourists discover this charming area and the beauties it cherishes; clik the links on this page to display the itineraries Ravenna we arranged for you.
Itinerary Lidos of Ravenna:
This itinerary starts from Marina di Ravenna and leads tourists to the pinewood forest stretching along the beach of Punta Marina and Ravenna. It then leads tourists to Cervia-Rimini, bringing them along the via Romea up to Classe and making them enjoy a 5-kilometre-long coastal strip provided with cycle path. The Statale Adriatica and the road flanking the channel lead to the pinewood forest of Classe, offering tourists a privileged view over the great Ferris wheel of Mirabilandia.
The main road leads to Lido di Classe, the ideal place to make exciting bike excursions or to walk up to the mouth of the river Bevano. Among the coastal resorts surrounding Ravenna, Marina di Ravenna and Punta Marina attract large numbers of visitors for their immense pinewood forests stretching along the coast.
Behind the pinewood forest is the Piallassa dei Piombini, which is included in the harbour and extends along the Corsini channel. These areas are mostly visited in summer, when they host numerous festivals and food and wine events; every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon, Marina di Ravenna hosts a charming local street market.
Ravenna offers the lovers of history inestimable works of art and masterpieces. he most important feature of the city are its outstanding Byzantine mosaics, which made it famous all over the world.
Mosaics embellish many monuments in Ravenna, 8 of which have recently been appointed "UNESCO Human Heritage"; they are a traditional tourist mecca since realized with precious materials and great mastery.
Not to be missed are the VIth-century mosaics depicting Justinian and Theodora cherished by the Basilica of San Vitale and those portraying the local pinewood forest hosted inside the Archiepiscopal Chapel.
The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia features a great vault embellished by blue mosaics, while the two basilicas named after the patron saint of the city, Sant'Apollinare Nuovo and Sant'Apollinare in Classe, cherish a beautiful mosaic depicting the Virgin and the Martyrs and an outstanding apsidal basin respectively.
Not to be missed are the impressive Mausoleum of Theodoric , the Church of Saint Francis and the adjoining Tomb of Dante Alighieri.