Treat yourself to Ravello for moments of art and tranquility
Ravello is an important destination for those who wish to visit the Amalfi Coast in its entirety.
Close to Positano and therefore easily reachable from the Eden Roc hotel, Ravello is situated 350 metres above sea level.
Characterised by very particular architecture, the town has as its major attraction the Cathedral, constructed in 1086.
At one time dedicated to Mary of the Assumption and then later to Saint Pantaleone, it is dominated by a central door in Bronze.
Of great importance other than the Cathedral are the churches of San Giovanni Del Toro and that of Santa Maria a Gradillo.
During your visit to Ravello, the marvelous Villa Rufolo must not be missed. Dating from the thirteenth century and characterised by architecture of Arab-Sicilian and gardens of unique beauty, it is renowned also for being the fountain of inspiration for the composer Richard Wagner.
Less famous, but just as beautiful is Villa Cimbrone, which offers unparallel views and atmosphere.
The coral museum, founded in 1986, has on display cameos, shells and carvings of absolute quality.
Apart from its religious festivals and celebrations, the town is today famous from a musical point of view, hosting the renowned “Ravello Festival”.
With its tranquility and its artistic and cultural importance, Ravello is absolutely an obligatory stop for those wishing to experience the Amalfi Coasts in its fullness.Other Excursions »