What to see in Ravello


Ravello on the Amalfi Coast

Ravello is the town of art and culture, the town of music that has been declared a UNESCO heritage. An enchanting terrace that overlooks the Tirrenian Sea and the Gulf of Salerno. Ravello is definately a must to see if you are in the Amalfi Coast.

How to get to Ravello

The differance between Ravello to Amalfi and other towns of the Amalfi Coast, it is situated in the mountains, to get toRavello by car it is necessary to use the SS163 between Amalfi and Minori and go up the coast for about a kilometre, once you are at the exit of the A3 of Angri, Ravello is accessable through the passo of Chiunzi.

You can also get to Ravello by using public transport, by using several buses that connect directly to Ravello from the major towns of the coast like Amalfi or Sorrento.

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What to see in Ravello in one day

Ravello is one of the Amalfi Coasts’ most beautiful towns, however in all her extreme beauty, it is never overcrowed by tourists even in the hottest months of the year.

If you would like to see Ravello in one day it is advisable to start at one of the most famous buildings of the coast of Amalfi Villa Rufolo. The historical building of Villa Rufolo is in Piazzo Duomo, positioned in the centre of town, in which you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Gulf.

The construction dates back to XIII century, in the course of the XIX century important renovations were carried out, making the building the jewel of the coast it is today

The most fascinating characteristics of Villa Rufolo is surely the cloisters and the gardens, which make this villa a place to visit at least once in a lifetime.

In the same area you can also admire the Dome dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta and to Sant Pantaleone. Architecturally the Dome has the right combination of Romanesque and Baroque. Inside the church in the Chapel of San Pantaleone are the relics of the saint with the ampoule of blood which each year, like in Naples for San Gennaro, the blood liquefies.

Visiting the Dome is usually combined in visiting the two museums, one on the left aisle which contains a very interesting collection of paintings from the churches of the area, the other in the crypt, dedicated to sculptures and antique materials of the church.

Another must see during a day’s visit to Ravello is Villa Ciabrone. Entering this incredible place, you will find yourself in a crypt followed by a beautiful cloister, from the gardens is a small pathway that leads to an incredible view of the gulf. Villa Ciabrone like Villa Rufolo is famous for their gardens and its feeling of tranquility.

Ravello Festival

If you are thinking of staying a few days in Ravello, it would be a great idea to try and organise it whilst the Ravello Fesitval is on. Each year it is held at the Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer. The Ravello Festival is dedicated to Richard Wagner, and the Auditorium is situated where you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast.

L’Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer a Ravello

L’Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer at Ravello has a capacity to seat 400 guests, Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer in Ravello is situated at Via della Repubblica, 12, it is very close to the historical centre of Ravello and of Piazza Vescovado, the main piazza where you will find the Duomo di San Pantaleone and the entrance of Villa Rufolo.

The Oscar Niemeyer Auditorium in Ravello is considered to be the place for high level cultural events, theatrical shows, concerts, meetings and conventions. Many have performed on the stage of the Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer of Ravello, Lucio Dalla and Nicola Alesini, Salvatore Accardo and the premier oscar Toni Servillo. So between art, music and breathtaking landscapes and serenity, Ravello is considered to be an unforgettable holiday on the Amalfi Coast. For further information on Ravello or to book a complete tour of Ravello you can visit our site sorrentoseatour.com


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