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Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna
Italy

The port of Ravenna is located in the north-east of Italy on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. In Ravenna, considered the mosaic capital of the world, you can see historic buildings decorated with Byzantine mosaic and visit Dante’s tomb.

Located nearby, the city of Bologna is the capital of the region. The historic center of this university town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe.

Useful Information

Language

Italian

Tips

The service is included, but it is customary to round up the sum of the bill.

Currency

EUR
Euro

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XE

Time difference

UTC: 1

from New York: +6h

from San Francisco: +8h

from London: +1h

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)
Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
235
541
947
492.00
February
236
643
1050
612.50
March
542
1049
1457
562.25
April
948
1456
1864
682.75
May
1356
1865
2373
612.50
June
1864
2374
2781
542.25
July
2169
2678
3086
512.00
August
2069
2577
2985
542.25
September
1661
2069
2476
773.00
October
1254
1661
2067
803.25
November
846
1152
1458
873.50
December
338
643
1049
692.75

Where is located the Port of Ravenna Cruise Terminal

Ships dock at the port of Ravenna. A shuttle is usually available to reach the center of Ravenna (near the train station) located 14 km away.

Travelling around the Ravenna Cruise Port

Now that large ships are no longer tolerated in the center of Venice, some companies use Ravenna as their home port for their cruises. The airports of Venice, Florence and Bologna are nearby. You’ll probably want to take the opportunity to visit Venice or Florence. Otherwise, Bologna airport which is the closest.

Private transport can be booked before departure, but is rather expensive.

Transport between Venice Airport and Ravenna

The journey between Venice and Ravenna is about two hours.

Transport between Florence Airport and Ravenna

The journey between Florence and Ravenna is about two hours and passes through Bologna.

Transport between Bologna Airport and Ravenna

The journey between Bologna and Ravenna is about an hour.

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Activities in Ravenna

Neighborhoods

Piazza del Popolo

This square in the center of Ravenna is lined with cafes and restaurants.

Landmarks

Basilica of San Vitale

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In this octagonal church built in the 6th century, you can admire mosaics of exceptional beauty.

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

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This mausoleum, dating from the 4th century, is one of the oldest buildings in Ravenna. The dome composed of a golden and deep blue mosaic represents a starry sky. The place is simply magical.

Dante’s Tomb

In the center of Ravenna is a monument to the memory of Dante Alighieri, the poet and father of the Italian language.

Basilica of Sant’Apolilinare Nuovo

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Located in the village of Classe 8 km from Ravenna, this basilica contains magnificent polychrome mosaics.

Mausoleum of Theodoric

This cylindrical mausoleum built of Istrian stone was built by Theoderic, king of the Ostrogoths.

Brancaleone Fortress

This fortress was built in the 15th century to defend the city.

Arian Baptistery

Probably built by King Theodoric, this building is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Only the mosaic of the dome is original.

Giardini Pensili

A few steps from Dante’s tomb are the Rasponi crypt and the hanging gardens of the Palazzo della Provincia. Access to the crypt and garden is from the portico on the south side of Piazza San Francesco.

Neonian or Orthodox Baptistery

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A mosaic depicting the baptism of Christ adorns the dome of this building, one of the oldest in Ravenna.

Nearby

Brisighella Village

This medieval village, located halfway between Ravenna and Florence, is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves.

Bologna

This university city is the capital of the region. Several medieval towers can be found in this city which is also known for its arcades listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

San Gimignano

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This fortified medieval village is known as the City of a Thousand Towers.

Venice

If your cruise starts or ends in Ravenna, you’ll probably want to stay 1 or 2 nights in Venice.

Florence

Florence fait partie des excursions possibles à partir de Ravenne. Cette ville est magnifique et il peut être intéressant d’y séjourner quelques jours avant ou après votre croisière si Ravenne est votre port d’embarquement ou de débarquement.