Known as the “Balcony of the Amalfi Coast”, the Italian village of Ravello is a cliff-top town located above Amalfi. The resort town is one of the quietest along the Amalfi Coast and has been attracting celebrities for centuries. It is the home of iconic cliffside gardens where the atmosphere is cool, serene, and refined. The town has also become known as “la città della musica“, city of music.
Belmond Caruso – Your gateway to glamour in Amalfi. This 11th century hotel is one of Italy’s top luxury spa hotels. Set at the highest point above the town of Ravello, the spectacular infinity pool is an architectural masterpiece. Caruso is your private balcony over the Amalfi Coast
Hotel Villa Cimbrone – An international destination for discerning travelers looking for upscale accommodations in one of Amalfi Coast’s most stunning settings. The 12th century villa is admired around the world for its public gardens.
Palazzo Avino – Overlooking some of the coast’s most picturesque fishing villages, Palazzo Avino is a stunning five-star deluxe hotel.
Villa Amore – Hotel Villa Amore offers a scenic view overlooking the sea of the Amalfi Coast. It is located in a quiet and panoramic pedestrian zone in the town of Ravello. The hotel shares the same million dollar views as its 5 star neighbors.
Ristorante Vittoria – Typical Italian cuisine with creative spins, plus wood-fired pizzas, Italian wines, and an old-world charm.
Il Flauto di Pan – The cuisine, the breathtaking landscape and the colors of the gardens are a unique experience. Another words, unforgettable memories are made inside Hotel Villa Cimbrone.
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Pasticceria Sal de Riso – Birthplace of Salvatore De Riso, Minori is a small pearl of the Amalfi Coast only steps below Ravello. A lot of steps! The journey is where you will find the world famous, Lemon Delight. Delizia al Limone is a sponge cake with lemon juice custard. In addition, the world famous dessert is covered with a scented sauce of “Costa di Amalfi IGP” lemon peels and lots and lots of cream.
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Lobster & Martini Bar – Located in the Palazzo Avino, enjoy an aperitif while viewing the sky, mountains and sea.
Things to See
Duomo di Ravello – Dedicated to San Pantaleone, the patron saint of Ravello, this cathedral is a beautiful example of Romanesque architecture. The cathedral is famous for its magnificent chapels and, of course, the beautiful mosaics depicting stories.
Villa Cimbrone Gardens – Undeniably, Villa Cimbrone is the crown laurel of Ravello. The villa is a private 5-star hotel, but the gardens are open to the public. It ranks, perhaps, as the most memorable sight on the Amalfi Coast.
Villa Rufolo Gardens – The gardens and grounds of the Villa Rufolo are open year around and attract visitors from all over the world. Set against the sea, the sky and the umbrella pines, the gardens have a magical quality to them.
Cosmolena Ceramiche & Factory – In Ravello, this family has more than sixty years of experience in the selection of the best Italian ceramics.