Benvenuti a Ravello. Welcome to Ravello.

Twenty five years ago I was asked by an American magazine what was the most beautiful place that I had ever seen in all my travels and I said the view from the belvedere of the Villa Cimbrone on a bright winter’s day when the sky and the sea were each so vividly blue that it was not possible to tell one from the other.

Gore Vidal

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Villa Rufolo

Villa Rufolo

The Villa Rufolo, which overlooks the Piazza Vescovado, is the historical and cultural center of Ravello. Built by a wealthy merchant family in the 13th century, the villa has a rich and storied past.

Villa Cimbrone

Villa Cimbrone

Sitting high atop a promontory that offers stunning views of the Mediterranean and the dramatic coastline below, the Villa Cimbrone is the crown laurel of Ravello. Its origins date back to the 11th century, ...

The Duomo (Cathedral)

The Duomo (Cathedral)

The Duomo, which faces the main square (Piazza Vescovado), is the spiritual and social center of Ravello. Built in the 11th century with support from the Rufolo family, the Duomo is a combination of ...

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Celebrities
Celebrities and Ravello

Ravello has star power. For more than seven centuries it has been attracting celebrities.

Not just a nice place to visit, Ravello has provided inspiration to composers, musicians, and writers from around the world. continue reading

Legends and Lore
Legends and Lore

As befits a place with such beauty and history, Ravello has its fair share of legends and lore.

Some of the legends have to do with St. Pantaleone, the patron saint of healing for whom the Duomo was dedicated. Local children are told ... continue reading

Travel Journal

Terrazza dell'Infinito
Painting Ravello by Chris Apel

We all have a spiritual home, a place where our mood is lightened, our anxieties ebb, our pulse quickens, and our hopes soar. continue reading

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Lemon Delight

Neapolitan Cuisine

You haven't truly discovered Ravello until you have sampled the cuisine.

Vineyards

The Wines of Ravello

No trip to Ravello would be complete without a tasting of the regional wines.