Ravenna

Basilica of San Vitale
Via San Vitale
+39 0544 219518
huge church of San Vitale has mosaics everywhere, and it is considered a major monument in Western art history.
open daily 09:00-19:00
Sant' Apollinare in Classe
Via Romea Sud
+39 0544 473569
Like many Ravenna churches, it is known for its exceptional mosaics
open Mon-Sat, 08:30-19:30, Sun, 13:00-19:30

The Basilica of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo costs about €7 to enter and see the entire building and the amazing mosaics. If you like old churches and interesting architecture, this is a must see.

For those interested in historical figures, the town also contains Dante's Tomb author of the Divine Comedy. It is less than a 1 km walk from the Basilica.

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
Via San Vitale
cross-shaped structure housing the tomb of Galla Placidia, sister of Honorius and Empress of Rome. Galla, who died in 450 AD, is one of history's most powerful women.
open daily 09:00-19:00

Tickets and reservations (http://www.ravennamosaici...)