Amalfi Coast Tour

The beauty of Nature

Quick Info

Country:
Italy
Region:
Campania
Spoken language:
Italian
Currency:
Euro
Documents:

Schengen Area: ID card or passport

Extra U.E.:short stays (3 months) passport valid at least three months after the departing date and if need be visa

Power and Sockets:
230 V / 50 Hz - F Type Plug (Schuko) and L Type Plug

In a wonderful panoramic position, lying on a rocky spur of the Lattari mountains that divides the Dragon valley from those of the Rheginna, Ravello is universally recognized as the city of music. Its spectacular view of the gulf, its natural and artistic beauties, its unique atmosphere of solitude and silence, its gardens and panoramic views make it a very appreciated place to stay. In this spectacular balcony from which you can enjoy a unique setting, musicians, artists and writers, including Ruskin, Mirò, Echer, Gide, Lawrence, Turner drew inspiration for their works. Even the musician R. Wagner imagined, in the park of Villa Rufolo, the fairy garden of Klingsor of his masterpiece,”Parsifal”.

Villa Cimbrone

The town, made up of small houses, twisted streets, villas and churches, preserves its medieval appearance. The birth of the city could date back to the IV-VI century A.D., as evidenced by sarcophagi, cinerary urns, tombstones found on the territory. In any case, the first certain information about Ravello dates back to the ninth century, when it became part of the Maritime Republic of Amalfi. And it is precisely to Amalfi that Ravello owes its name; in fact, despite being a possession of Amalfi, when it rebelled against the Normans, Ravello wanted to remain to these latter faithful and for this reason the Amalfians called that place “Rebello” from which Ravello. Thanks to the traffic and commercial activities in all the cities of the Mediterranean, between the X and XIII centuries the town reached its greatest splendour in the economic, commercial and cultural field. For the loyalty shown to the Normans, in 1086, by Ruggero of Altavilla, called Borsa, son of Roberto il Guiscardo, it was elevated by Pope Vittore III to Episcopal Seat, with the privilege of being directly dependent on the Roman Seat. Returning under the protection of Amalfi and having helped her in 1135 giving time to Roger the Norman to come and defeat the Pisan invaders, she suffered revenge in 1137 three horrible days of devastation and plundering by the Pisans themselves, who had already plundered and destroyed the city of Amalfi. Resumed from the grave defeat, the city continued to be for another two centuries a rich and flourishing artistic, religious and cultural centre. Since the fifteenth century, due to the transfer to Naples of the main noble families and other political and natural events, a slow decline began, which culminated in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Foreign travelers and, above all, artists, who in the 19th century praised its fame for its natural and artistic beauty, are credited with the merit of having begun the civil, economic and cultural rebirth of Ravello. And today this fascinating town has become an important centre of international tourism.

 

USEFUL INFO

Official website of the city

For general information visit the site:

www.comune.ravello.sa.it

www.ravellotime.it

www.ravello.it

Tourist Information Office

Informazioni turistiche – Uffici A.A.C.S.T.


(Azienda Autonoma di Cura Soggiorno e Turismo)

Piazza Duomo, 10 – Ravello

Tel. +39 089 857096

Fax +39 089 857977

Useful Numbers

Carabinieri                                       112

Police                                          113

Fire Department                              115

Healthcare Emergency                    118

Travel Informed (CCISS)                 1518

Road Assistance                          803116

Climate

Ravello enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and warm summers. The summer period lasts from April to October, with temperatures around 25°C. The heat of August is mitigated by the breeze of the Tyrrhenian Sea (West) and the coolness of Tramontana.

Nearby

Atrani Km.   1

Conca dei Marini Km.5,2

Minori Km. 5,6

Amalfi Km. 6,5

Maiori Km. 9,2

Positano Km. 25

Capri Km. 59

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