Ravenna Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Ravenna

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Ravenna. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Ravenna as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Ravenna.

2 Days in Ravenna - Perfect Weekend Guide

“The city of colorful mosaics”- that’s how many define Ravenna. Nestled in the northern Italian region of Emilia Romagna, Ravenna is an art lover’s paradise. The buildings like the Basilica of San Vitale, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, and Tomb of Dante create a clear picture of Ravenna’s historical, cultural, and artistic splendor. Ravenna is not only marked by its Byzantine buildings but also fashionable streets. If you want to know the city closely, spend at least 2 days in Ravenna. This 2-day Ravenna itinerary will help you enjoy a great trip.

How to spend 2 days in Ravenna?

Day 1 in Ravenna

Enjoy an authentic Italian breakfast near Rocca Brancaleone and discover the ruins of the old fortification here. Move straight to the World Heritage Site of Ravenna - the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia. Constructed in the shape of cross, this 5th century chapel is popular about its colorful mosaics telling rich history of the Romans. Stop by the Church Santa Maria Maggiore and then walk to the Basilica of San Vitale to learn more about the Roman architecture and art. Your next stop can be the National Museum of Ravenna where you will find a large collection of sculptures and other artworks.

In afternoon, enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants by Porta Adriana and walk on the beautiful pavement of Chiesa di Sant'Eufemia-Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra. You can also visit the places like Basilica of Holy Ghost, Arian Baptistery, and Archepiscopal Museum that are located nearby.

At evening, you would like to walk on the old streets of Piazza Del Popolo. If you are with kids, take them to the Small Museum of Dolls and Toys. Take a tour of other mosaic sites such as Archbishop’s Chapel and Ravenna Cathedral and enjoy street food Piadina.

Day 2 in Ravenna

Start the day at the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo that has been listed as a UNESCO heritage site for its beautiful religious art. The Palace of Theodoric can be your next stop. Walk for few minutes and you will come across many historical buildings in a row. The first one will be the monument of Chiostri Francescani. The next building is Museo Dantesco which a treat for literature buffs. Right next to the museum, there is Tomb of the great poet Dante. At afternoon, you can explore the places like the Basilica of San Francesco and Ravenna Baptistery of Neon.

As the evening approaches, you can head to the Giardini Pubblici, a public park that houses Planetario. You will be able to marvel at the stars and planets from this planetarium. You can also attend an interactive session offered by them. There are many amusement parks on the other side of the city such as Mirabilandia and iSpeed where you can spend a fun-filled time later in the day.

Spending 48 hours in Ravenna is fun. The city is so beautiful and interesting that you will never feel bored for a single time.

Tours and Activities in Ravenna for 2 Days

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Best Hotels in Ravenna for 2 Day Trip

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