FROM RAVENNA TO VENICE
Byzantine heritage in Italy
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL/ RAVENNA
Arrival at Bologna airport. Transfer to Ravenna and check-in, Meeting with the guide and halfday tour including :
Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo
The Palace of Teodorico
Church of San Giovanni Evangelista
The Arian Baptistery
DAY 2: RAVENNA
Guided tour full day including:
The Baptistery of Neon (Orthodox)
The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
Basilica San Vitale
Domus of the Stone Carpets (if there is time enough)
DAY 3: RAVENNA/GRADO
Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
In the morning visit of
Tomb of Dante Alighieri
Rasponi crypt and Roof gardens (if there is time enough)
Basilica of Sant’Apollinaire in Classe
Transfer to Grado and check-in at the hotel.
DAY 4: GRADO/AQUILEIA/GRADO
Meeting with the guide and transfer to Aquileia for the guided tour including:
Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta and its Baptistery
Lunch in restaurant:
In the afternoon guided tour of Grado including:
Duomo of Sant’Eufemia
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie and its Baptistery
DAY 5: GRADO/VENICE
Departure by bus to Venice.
09.30: stop at Villa Foscari La Malcontenta in Mira.
Meeting with the guide directly at the villa.
11.30: Transfer to Venice Tronchetto Parking (30 MINUTES)
Transfer by private water taxi to restaurant downtown.
15.00-18.00: Meeting point with the guide for a tour including:
Church Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Rialto Fish Market.
DAY 6: VENICE
Breakfast at the hotel. Walk to Doge’s Palace for the guided tour.
In the afternoon visit of:
CHIESA DEL REDENTORE
ISLAND S. GIORGIO MAGGIORE to visit the Church and see the best overview of Venice from its Bell Tower
CHIESA SAN FRANCESCO DELLA VIGNA with its facade planned by Palladio
19.15: Meeting with our guide in hotel and walk to Basilica San Marco for the private visit:
Explore the two most famous sights of Venice in the most exclusive way. Enjoy an evening Doge’s Palace tour (when most visitors have left), then unlock the doors to enter St. Mark’s Basilica after closing time!
Farewell dinner in a typical restaurant with fish menu.
DAY 7: VENICE AND DEPARTURE
Departure for Island Tours with Murano and Torcello.
Murano with entrance to Church of Santi Maria and Donato
Torcello with entrance to Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta and Basilica of Santa Fosca.
The boat tour ends at the airport’s Darsena in time for the flight.