Eight good reasons to choose Ravenna and the ‘Galletti Abbiosi’ palace-hotel.
The hotel represents the ideal starting point to admire the amazing mosaics inside of the main monuments of Ravenna, through a path that links Art and Faith.
Discover Ravenna - UNESCO city, its wonders and the surroundings:
1. Ravenna preserves a lot of byzantine mosaics unique in the world and 8 monuments inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List: Basilica of San Vitale, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Neonian Baptistery, Arian Baptistery, Archiepiscopal Chapel, Mausoleum of Theodoric and Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe.
2. The great poet Dante Alighieri found in the city the ideal place to complete the Divine Comedy. The devotion towards Dante immediately became a real cult after his death: today the city remembers the Supreme Poet, celebrating him in September during the "Settembre Dantesco" and preserves memorabilia ralating to his life inside the Dante Museum. The Tomb of Dante, the Quadrarco of Braccioforte, the San Francesco Basilica and this museum form the "Zone of Silence", the area that preserves the memory of Dante in Ravenna.
3.All kinds of events occur throughout the year: in addition to the cultural event "Settembre Dantesco", an international Marathon is held the second weekend of November and every two years the most important fair in the world about the offshore industry ‘OMC Conference & Exhibitions’ takes place in Ravenna. The well-known ‘Ravenna Festival’ is the most awaited event by the citizens and the tourists: ranging from orchestral to chamber music, from jazz to musicals, from opera to theatre, many national and international artists perform in the most picturesque locations of the city: a true hymn to the music!
4. The culinary tradition of Ravenna is very ancient. The most typical specialties are the pasta homemade pasta (tagliatelle, lasagne, passatelli with parmesan cheese and nutmeg, cappelletti filled in cheese with meat sauce or in broth), grilled pork meat and fish of the Adriatic sea and the undeniable queen of the Romagna cooking: the Piadina, served as an accompaniment or as an appetizer with salami and soft and fresh cheese like the unique ‘squacquerone’. All these dishes are matched by the excellent local wines (Sangiovese, Trebbiano, Pagadèbit) or the sweet wines such as Albana or Cagnina, in which you can soak dry biscuits "scroccadenti", donuts or tortelli stuffed with jam.