Ravenna & Aquileia

8 days

From $3,180

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Summary

In AD 402 the Roman Imperial court fled from Rome to Ravenna, and for a period this was the political center 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 highlights:

  • Special access to the mausoleum of Galla Placidia
  • Visit the mediaeval monastery at Pomposa, with its 14th century frescoes
  • Marvel at the extraordinary Tempietto Longobardo, a unique Lombard chapel
  • Admire the 4th century mosaic floor of the Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta in Aquileia

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$3,180

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of $1, was $750.

Single supplement: $430

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Oliver Gilkes

Guide Lecturer

Oliver currently works for Andante Travels in the archaeology department, designing new tours all over the world.

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Leonie Loudon

Tour Manager

Leonie Loudon is a very experienced tour manager and lived in Italy for six years working as an English teacher and travel copywriter.

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Aquileia, Italy
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • 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
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
November 2 2020 ARAV201102 November 2 2020 (Monday) November 9 2020 (Monday) Oliver Gilkes Leonie Loudon $3,180
(ex. flights)
$1
$750
$430 Call for availability
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