Ravello, Amalfi Coast

Ravello: the city of the music and the infinity balcony

Ravello Guide

How to get to Ravello

Things to do in Ravello

Tours on the Amalfi Coast

Overlooking the Amalfi Coast, Ravello is the city of music, a medieval village full of winding cobblestone streets, lush gardens, and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. Ravello is the ideal location for those wishing to relax in the form of delicious seafood meals and luxurious lodgings with restorative sea views.

Ravello, Amalfi Coast

Decreed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996, it represents today one of the most famous Italian destinations of international tourism for lovers of beautiful architecture, but also, and above all, the soul place for intellectuals and lovers of art and culture.
The beautiful terraces of Villa Rufolo and Cimbrone, from which you can admire a breathtaking view, enchanted for example Wagner, in whose honor it takes place the International Festival of Music, which made Ravello, the city of music on the Amalfi Coast.
Under the Marine Republic of Amalfi, Ravello had its social, economic and commercial greatest splendor and became the residence of renowned aristocratic families. Today Ravello is always animated by an intense cultural activity, boasting of an events calendar of shows, exhibitions, concerts, and that involves the city, the local people, lovers and occasional visitors from late spring to summer and then continues to the end December.

Where to stay in Ravello

In this little corner of paradise there are some of the most beautiful hotels in the world, the most prestigious hotel de Charme of the Amalfi Coast and the whole of the Mediterranean. Obviously many Bed and Breakfast and holiday homes, end up enriching the proposal for every need and budget.


What to know about Ravello

Ideal for:
  • those who want to spend a peaceful holiday in the Amalfi Coast surrounded by breathtaking views
  • those who love music festival and concerts
Not the best destination for:
  • those who likes the beach, there are no beaches in Ravello

How to get to Ravello

HOW TO GET TO RAVELLO: Ravello, unlike most of the city of the Amalfi Coast, is not located on the sea: to get there you need to deviate by the State Highway 163 between Amalfi and Minori and go up a few kilometers. You can get to Ravello also going down from the mountain pass Chiunzi (just off the A3 Angri). Ravello is connected to Amalfi by the SITA bus.

For more detailed information: How to get to the Amalfi Coast

Things to do in Ravello

3 must things to do in Ravello

  1. Fall in love in the gardens of Villa Cimbrone.
  2. Attend a classical music concert of the Ravello Festival.
  3. Be enchanted from the breathtaking view of the Amalfi Coast from Villa Rufolo.
Ravello's most beautiful and spectacular viewing points:
  1. Villa Cimbrone's terrace of Infinity
  2. Terracces of Villa Rufolo
  3. Watchtower of Villa Rufolo

A must see attraction of Ravello is the cathedral in piazza del Vescovado, built in 1087 and home to one of the most important bronze doors in Italy as well as of a splendid triple arched marble portal.
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You will be tempted to never leave your hilltop town, but several towns along the Amalfi Coast are absolutely worth the drive. Among them, worth a visit Positano, Amalfi, the village of Cetara and the nearby main town of Salerno.

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