L’ora che volge il disìo

Every day, when the sun sets, a reading of the Divine Comedy

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  • Place
    Dante's Tomb
  • Events
    Excursions and guided tours
  • Interests
    Riviera, Art & Culture
  • Date
    Sep 13 - Mar 31, 2021
  • Price

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri's death, whose remains are jealously guarded by the city of Ravenna, starts the project "L'ora che volge il disìo" - perpetual reading of the Divina Commedia.

Every day, from September to March (except on Friday 25 December), people will read a different Canto of the Comedy in front of Dante's Tomb: in this way, the city will celebrate Dante's masterpiece, giving anyone who would like to try, the opportunity to read aloud one of the most illustrious pieces of Italian culture and history.

The event is free and open to anyone.
If you want to participate, please call or write - from Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.
The readings will be also streamed on www.vivadante.it and on the Facebook pace Ravenna Cultura.

In addition, from 14 September to 31 December 2020, a free guided tour to the places connected to Dante's memory in Ravenna will take place (Old Franciscan Cloisters, Dante's Tomb, Quadrarco di Braccioforte).
The tour will take place 1 hour before the reading (at 5pm from April to October and at 4pm from November to March).
If you want to participate, you have to book the visit calling the number: +39 0544 215676 (active from 10am to 4pm), max 20 persons per tour.

Last update 05/11/2020


  • Dante's Tomb - Via Dante Alighieri, 9 - Ravenna
13 September 2020 - March 31, 2021
6pm (from April to October); 5pm (from November to March)
+ 39 328 4815973
May 6, 2020, 0:00

Editorial Staff

Redazione Ravenna

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