Ravenna & Aquileia
In AD 402 the Roman Imperial court fled from Rome to Ravenna, and for a period this was the political centre of what remained of the Western Empire. The result? An astonishing flowering of art and architecture created in the dying days of the Empire. To this day, the city’s numerous churches and palaces remain resplendent with shimmering mosaics.
We begin in Aquileia, a great city of the Roman Empire, which played host to emperors and archbishops. We continue to Ravenna, one of the must-see archaeological cities, where we marvel at the artistry and explore the stories behind the glittering tiles.
Tour was informative about a region of Italy that I had been too just once. Great mosaics, lots of history from Etruscan to Byzantium and beyond. Good food and good information from the guides. Guest Ravenna and Aquileia , November 2021
Thank you, thank you, thank you for running this tour with a guest list down to 5 people and not one but two amazing experts. It was truly a one-time-only bonanza. There were many beautiful sites visited, and the information was exceptionally helpful. Guest Ravenna and Aquileia , November 2021
Tour dates & prices
Included in your cost:
- Expert Guide Lecturer
- Professional Tour Manager
- Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
- Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
- Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
- All taxes & gratuities
- Field notes