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 - Ravenna
  • Events
    Excursions and guided tours
  • Interests
    Riviera, Art & Culture

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  - and forever - 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.
Check availability in the calendar.

The readings will be also streamed on www.vivadante.it and on the Facebook pace @RavennaperDante.


  • Dante's Tomb - Dante's Tomb, Via Dante Alighieri, 9 - Ravenna
13 September 2020 - December 31, 2050
6pm (from April to October); 5pm (from November to March)
telephone:+ 39 328 4815973

Information offices

IAT Ravenna
Piazza San Francesco 7 Ravenna (RA)
telephone:+ 39 0544 35755 turismo@comune.ra.it telephone:+ 39 0544 35404 Opening: Annual

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Redazione Ravenna
Last update 12/01/2021

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