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Stay two days with your family to discover Ravenna. We offer you a guided tour of 2 hours in the street of Ravenna for a first look of the history of the city and a mosaic workshop for families in which everyone will engage in the ancient art of mosaic. You will keep the object created during this workshop, to decorate your home as a souvenir of your stay in Ravenna.
Create together your mosaic ready to be hung at your house wall. Attending this course you will have the possibility to share a special moment with your dear ones, learning the techniques of an ancient craft. You will realize a mosaic from the beginning to end, learning and having fun. The mosaic workshop consists in visiting the laboratory: there is an explication of the work of the mosaicist, a demonstration of the cut of the marble to obtain the cards with the ancient instruments: small hammer and carbide hardie, preparation of the cement, printing of the grid and execution of a mosaic with dimensions of about 30x30 cm (this dimension allows you to the simultaneous machining of four people). The mosaic you have to realize will be yours and will be ready to be hung at your house wall. The objective will be to realize a mosaic of about 30x30 cm.
Become a mosaicist for a day! Before or after visiting the UNESCO monuments of Ravenna with its wonderful mosaics, come and discover, together with your family, the art of mosaic. You will have the opportunity to find out about the world of mosaic by visiting a real artisan workshop: you will be shown the materials used, the special tools used to cut the tiles, the different execution techniques. You will witness the manual cutting of the tiles using traditional tools. You and your children will be guided throughout all the stages of processing. At the end of the experience you can bring home a souvenir of Ravenna made with your own hands.
Learn how to make pizza at home! In our pizzeria you can learn all about pizza and flours and enjoy tastings with a sea view. You will have the pleasure of listening to a short lesson about flours and millstones, and watch a demonstration regarding the preparation of dough. Mirco, our pizza chef, will explain how a kneading machine works and the correct dosage of ingredients, then show you how to prepare some types of pizza at home. You will be given a personalised recipe, with all the guidelines for preparing pizza with your own hands, in your own kitchen, with home-made tools. During the lesson, Mirco will guide you to discover other flavours and reveal some small secrets such as how to use a home oven. To end on a high note, you can taste our pizzas and enjoy the rest of the day between swimming in the sea and a well-deserved rest under the beach umbrella.
Have you ever imagined walking into an ice cream shop and tasting all the flavors you want? The Covered Market Creamery's ice cream tasting will focus on ingredient selection, starting with fresh milk, texture, with references to preparation, machinery, composition and ingredient balance. The experience will be accompanied by a GUIDED TOUR OF THE COVERED MARKET by the staff, discovering the history, architecture, furnishings and food and wine thinking of the place.
Ravenna has been the last refuge of the Supreme Poet, father of the Italian language. The city hosts his mortal remains and over the years has always dedicated the month of September to the memory of Dante. Silent Play for Dante is an immersive guided tour that, thanks to technology and a skillful script, leads the participants to discover how was Ravenna in the 14th century, meeting characters, places and triplets linked to the memory of the Poet: the Basilica of San Francesco, the Classense Library, the Zone of Silence, the TAMO Museum and the Hanging Gardens of the Province. The Silent Play technology allows participants a highly suggestive experience, to discover some aspects of Dante’s life in Ravenna and immerse themselves in his Comedy, that drew inspiration from the city and its symbolic places: the screenplay by La Piccionaia Centro di Produzione Teatrale, offers not only a simple guided tour, but a poetic and engaging theatrical experience. Silent Play for Dante is a project of the Municipality of Ravenna, Department of Tourism, to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante's death.
The real Piadina* Romagnola is a unique goodness that has ancient origins in the Romagna countryside as a poor dish. Today protected by the PGI, the piadina has deservedly become a symbol of Italian cuisine in the world. The Mercato Coperto offers the classic recipe, made with: flour type "0" Gran Mugnaio for Piadina Romagnola Molino Spadoni, yeast, water, lard (the good and healthy one) of Mora Romagnola, milk and salt. *Thin flatbread. The experience will be complemented by a GUIDED TOUR OF THE MERCATO COPERTO by the staff, to discover the history, architecture, furnishings and enogastronomic thinking of the place.
Become a mosaicist for a day! Before or after visiting the UNESCO monuments of Ravenna with its wonderful mosaics, come and discover, together with your child, the art of mosaic. You will have the opportunity to find out about the world of mosaic by visiting a real artisan workshop: you will be shown the materials used, the special tools used to cut the tiles, the different execution techniques. You will witness the manual cutting of the tiles using traditional tools. You and your child will be guided throughout all the stages of processing. At the end of the experience you can bring home a souvenir of Ravenna made with your own hands.