Itineraries across the Lidos of Ravenna

Itineraries Ravenna and its 9 lidos give guests the possibility to spend pleasant moments here: apart from wide sandy beaches surrounded by lush pinewood forests overlooking a crystal-clear, beguiling sea, the Lidos of Ravenna boast a charming hinterland which is scattered with outstanding natural beauties, peculiar food and wine traditions and plenty of historic-artistic highlights.

The Lidos of Ravenna gather beguiling sea, fascinating cities and outstanding natural beauties, thus standing out as one of the most characteristic territories of the Riviera Romagnola.

Charming itineraries across the Lidos of Ravenna give tourists the possibility to discover the thousand facets of the territory: they will have the opportunity to admire both sea and beaches while going for pleasant and relaxing walks across the nearby pinewood forest and to visit Ravenna and its outstanding monuments, which bear witness to the different civilizations who settled the city. Here are some itineraries which will help tourists discover Ravenna and its hinterland while enjoying pleasant seaside holidays in the Lidos of Ravenna.

Those interested in the ancient history of Ravenna can visit its old town, which offers precious insights into ancient usages and customs. Among the major attractions of the city are the wonderful mosaics which decorate the walls and vaults of important buildings and monuments. Designated as UNESCO World Heritage, they date back to the Byzantine Age and are especially appreciated for their high precision and precious materials.

The most important monuments cherishing outstanding golden decorations are the Mausoleum of Theodoric, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Neonian Baptistry and the Basilica of St. Vitale. Not to be missed are the Church of St. Francis and the nearby Tomb of Dante Alighieri.

Like any other resort of the Riviera Romagnola, the Lidos of Ravenna feature good cooking and excellent wines. Large numbers of gourmets flock here to taste traditional specialities and genuine local dishes which are renowned all over Italy. Among the most appreciated local staples are piadina and further traditional specialities from the Riviera, as well as local cooking from Ravenna, which includes tasty recipes based on fish and frogs. Brisighella is renowned for its oil, while Solarolo is the homeland of the famous Sabadò, small tortelli-shaped cakes based on chestnuts and must. Ravenna offers gourmets plenty of tasty recipes and delicious specialities.

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