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Ravenna San Francesco 1. Trains to Bologna, Ferrara and Rimini regularly depart from the Ravenna central railway station, a trip to one of the neighboring cities will take no more than one and a half hours. The price depends on a class of a train selected for a trip. Commonly the price is about 3 to 7 Euro; visiting neighboring cities is one of the most popular entertainments among foreign guests.
2. Tourist buses commonly depart from the Piazza Farini square. Punto Bus center is located there as well giving tourists information on current tours and tickets prices.
3. The hottest months of the year are July and August, traditionally the peak of the tourist season in Ravenna falls within summer. A hotel for this period is recommended to be booked in advance as almost all the local hotels usually increase prices in summer.
4. Remarkable sites of Ravenna are located in close vicinity to each other so the city is recommended to cruise on foot.
5. A popular transportation means in the city is a bicycle which can be rented in one of specialized renting centers. Local residents ride red bicycles meanwhile tourists commonly ride yellow ones, a usual rent rate is about 10 Euro per a day of usage. The most popular renting center is Cooperativa Sociale la Formica located close to the central railway station. Copyright
6. The city offers a lot of attractive gastronomy establishments. The most expensive ones are located near the central square and remarkable sites of the city. However tourists will find numerous cozy cafes and attractive restaurants in remote districts of the city as well. These eating houses feature high quality of served dishes, attentive service and affordable pricing policy.
7. Local museums operate to schedules which are commonly changed during a year, so it is recommended to specify the working hours of an establishment in tourist offices in advance. There is a profitable discount system for lots of tours and excursions – seniors, students and children under 18 years old can use privileges.
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8. Ravenna is a rather calm and safe city, however foreign guests should be careful and attentive anyway. Central streets are safe to cruise even late at night meanwhile remote districts are not recommended for individual trips. Tourists are recommended to visit these areas with a guide only.
9. Setting off to city cruising one should have a certified copy of passport and a hotel card. It will help to avoid misunderstandings and find a quick way back to the hotel.
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What to visit being in Ravenna - unique sights

Basilica of San Vitale

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Its visitors can admire the most beautiful elements of marble decoration today. The interior walls are almost completely lined with it. The old floor is also preserved in the basilica. It is decorated with an unusual geometric ornament. Elaborate mosaics with biblical and historical motifs make the Basilica of San Vitale look like an art museum. It will not be enough for one excursion to appreciate the splendor of all the works of art. The exterior of the basilica seems more than modest with all its chic interior decoration. A very beautiful garden is laid out around the religious landmark today. … Read further


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Some of the attractions featured in the park are truly unique. The attraction of Katun is liked by visitors who dreamed of becoming cosmonauts in childhood. The fans of the breathtaking feelings can recommend the incredibly high rocking Pakal. The Giant Wheel Eurowheel was entered into the Guinness Book of Records. At the time of the opening, it was the tallest Ferris wheel on the planet, located in the entertainment park. A few years ago, the park infrastructure was supplemented by the large Aquapark, which covers 100 square kilometers. … Read further

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