"I've made it to those famous photos of Ravello!" Top 5 Page for this destination Ravello by angiebabe
Ravello Travel Guide: 113 reviews and 389 photos
Any intrepid traveller surely must have come across those famous shots of the Amalfi Coast taken from Ravello - with the round topped church tops and blue blue sea and bit of bright contrasting Bougainvillea - the Lonely Planet refers to Ravello as giving the best views of the Amalfi Coast.
After my exhilerating trip winding around how many corners in a big, fast bus in the dark but still -able-to-see-the-dramatic-distance-directly-below us on that winding road to my hostel up at Agerola-San Lazzaro and then the exhilerating repeat journey the next morning in daylight i was really getting anticipation excitement about my forthcoming 930 am bus up to Ravello! The sun was up and shining in readiness too!
In addition to touring the stunning gardens of the Villa Rufolo is the Villa Cimbrone, a 10-15 minute lovely walk through the village with cobbled stone streets and mansions and small vineyards and designer patio gardens, away to another lovely (lots of lovely!! its Ravello!) vantage spot on those huge look out hills above the Amalfi Coast. These villas go right back to the Romans on holiday days!
So theres history in addition to classy gardens and arcitecture and the stunning scenery
- Pros:Stylish style and class high up looking down over beautiful sea and colourful towns and villages and terrace groves, smell the wonderful scent under the pine trees up in the fresh air in the gardens of Villa Cimbrone, the stunning 3km steps walk back
- Cons:Its a long way uphill! do take the bus! unless you are training for mountain climbing endurance etc!
- In a nutshell:I am thrilled I have been and seen and greatly enjoyed! All my senses were greatly blessed!
angiebabe's Related Pages
Ravello Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Wonderful Ravello"
- "A Village of Incomparable Beauty"
- "I've made it to those famous photos of Ravello!"
- "guell's Ravello page"
- "Ravello - Easy Side Trip from Amalfi"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Ravello
- Hotels in Ravello
- Transportation in Ravello
- Restaurants in Ravello
- Shopping in Ravello
- Warnings and Dangers in Ravello
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Ravello
- 14 Reviews
- 72 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 8 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (96)
Have you been to Ravello?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Ravello
- Posted in Travel China Forum "Re: Japan & China Trip"
- Commented on one of angiebabe's Ravello travel pages
- Uploaded a Photo to "Roman Villa Rufolo - Romans on holiday"
- Wrote a Review Roman Villa Rufolo - Romans on holiday in Ravello Things to Do
- updated a Ravello Travel Page "I've made it to those famous photos of Ravello!"
Photos in RavelloSee All Photos (72)
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Morocco Intro, 112 reviews, 425 photos, 10 travelogues
- London Intro, 97 reviews, 379 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Marrakesh Intro, 61 reviews, 256 photos, 7 travelogues
- Telouet Intro, 46 reviews, 243 photos, 6 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Merzouga Intro, 27 reviews, 166 photos, 8 travelogues
- Tafraoute Intro, 35 reviews, 139 photos, 1 travelogue
- Top 5 Page for this destination Agadir Intro, 31 reviews, 134 photos, 1 travelogue
- Dilos Island Intro, 19 reviews, 134 photos, 7 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Kuwait Intro, 19 reviews, 123 photos, 4 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Essaouira Intro, 20 reviews, 119 photos, 6 travelogues