Ravenna is a historic city located just 25 km from Camping Mare e Pineta, it is an ideal destination for lovers of art, history and culture, and is renowned for its extraordinary collection of Byzantine mosaics, a UNESCO world heritage site, and its role in the history of Byzantine art.

What to visit in Ravenna:

  1. Mosaics of Ravenna: Ravenna is famous for its spectacular mosaics, which adorn many of its churches and historic buildings. The basilicas of San Vitale, Sant’Apollinare Nuovo and Sant’Apollinare in Classe are among the best-known places in which to admire these intricate works of art.
  2. UNESCO Heritage: Thanks to its exceptional collection of mosaics, Ravenna has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. These mosaics represent one of the best examples of Byzantine art.
  3. Basilica of San Vitale: This basilica is one of Ravenna’s treasures and is famous for its breathtaking mosaics, which represent episodes from the Bible and the life of Emperor Justinian. It is an exceptional example of Byzantine architecture.
  4. Mausoleum of Theodoric: This mausoleum is an impressive funerary monument built for Theodoric the Great, one of the Ostrogothic kings. It is a notable example of Ostrogothic architecture and is built entirely of stone.
  5. Dante Alighieri: The city has a connection with the famous poet Dante Alighieri. Dante’s tomb is located in Ravenna, in the National Museum and represents an important place of pilgrimage for lovers of literature.
  6. Classis Ravenna: In ancient times, Ravenna was the main port of the Roman Adriatic fleet. The Classis Ravenna site offers an opportunity to explore the archaeological remains of this ancient port city.
  7. Culture and gastronomy: Ravenna is also a cultural center and offers a varied and popular gastronomic scene. The local cuisine includes specialties such as Romagna piadina, tortellini and typical cheeses from Emilia-Romagna.

Beaches: Ravenna is located near the Adriatic coast, and its beaches are easily accessible. This makes it a popular summer destination for those looking to combine culture and relax on the beach.