Ravello

Visit Ravello with a private car with english speaking driver!

Ravello was an important town of the Maritime Republic of Amalfi, an important trading power in the Mediterranean between 839 and around 1200.

Places to visit:

  • Villa Rufolo (1270), built by Nicola Rufolo, one of the richest men of Ravello, on a ledge and it has become a famous attraction for thousands of visitors. The villa was mentioned by Giovanni Boccaccio in his Decameron and it is the place where Richard Wagner in 1880 was inspired for the stage design of his opera Parsifal.
  • Villa Cimbrone, famous for its “Terrace of the Infinite.”
  • The church of San Giovanni del Toro (Saint John of the Bull) dating to before the year 1000.

Other places to visit

Visit Positano

Positano was a prosperous port of the Amalfi Republic in the 16th and 17th centuries. In the mid-19th century the town had fallen on hard times and more than half the population emigrated, mostly to the United States of America.

Visit Amalfi

Amalfi is a town and commune in the province of Salerno, in the region of Campania, in Italy, on the Gulf of Salerno, 24 miles southeast of Naples. Today Amalfi is one of the most important touristic places of Italy, and millions of people come there.

Visit Volcano Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is a volcano east of Naples, in Campania Region, in Italy. It is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years, although it is not currently erupting.

Visit Caserta Royale Palace

The Caserta Royal Palace is a palace and former Royal residence in Caserta, once used by the Kings of Naples. It was the largest palace and probably the largest building erected in Europe in the 18th century.

Visit archaeological site of Pompeii

Founded in the sixth or early fifth century B.C., Pompeii was a Roman colony by 80 B.C. and became a prosperous port and resort with many noted villas, temples, theaters, and baths. Pompeii was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.

Visit Naples

Naples was founded by the Greeks around the VIII century B.C., just few kilometers from the older town of Partenope; this ‘new town’ or ‘Neapolis’ has been absorbing the influences of its settlers and invaders ever since.

Visit Sorrento

Sorrento is a small city in Campania Region, in Italy, with some 16,500 inhabitants. It is a popular tourist destination.