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From Cervia to Sant'Apolinare in Classe Cathedral in Ravenna by bike

From Cervia to Sant'Apolinare in Classe Cathedral in Ravenna by bike

A bike tour from the city of Cervia to Sant'Apollinare in Classe Cathedral in Ravenna

A tour to discover history and nature

A bike route in the shade of the pine forest of Cervia and Milano Marittima, in the southern part of the Po Delta Park.

A stop in the valleys of Ortazzo and Ortazzino and in two lakes, one of salt water and the other of fresh water. There you can do birdwatching and admire the wildlife: swans, herons, coots, ducks and flamingos.

Then the tour goes on through the pine forest of Classe and reach the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare, which is in the list of UNESCO heritage sites since 1996. Here it is impossible not to be amazed by the wonderful Byzantine mosaics and the Roman-early Christian architecture of the Basilica.

40 km round trip: a flat bike path, with no difference in altitude.

The route is easy for everyone.

The route:

  • 40 km round trip
  • possibility to return to Cervia by regional train, from Classe station (behind the Basilica) to halve the route.

  • Road surface: alternating paths with tarmac, paths, cycle paths, dirt roads
  • Bike reccomended: mountain bike, trekking bike, gravel, e-bikE

Romagna Bike Tour - Ravenna, Sant'Apollinare in Classe

When the guided group tour takes place

During the summer months on Wednesdays from 8 am to 12 am

Minimum number of participants: 7 people

Cervia IAT-R office, +39 0544 974400


The route is freely accessible 


Cervia - Ravenna, Sant'Apollinare in Classe

Information office

Tourist Information Office - Cervia
Torre San Michele, Via Arnaldo Evangelisti 4
0544 977194
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Tourist Information - #VisitCervia - - +39 0544 974400