Whenever most people think about Italy, the mind immediately moves to pizza. Yes, Italy is almost notorious for pizza. After all, pizza originated in Italy. However, Italy is more than just a pizza shop. Ever heard of Amalfi's hidden gems? Well, if you haven't, you are about to. Located on Italy's southwest coast is the town of Amalfi. This town redefines the term "nature at its finest," thus turning the town of Amalfi into a must-visit for tourists. Without further delay, we will be guiding you through Amalfi, how you can get there and what to see in this wondrous town.

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The City Of Ravello

There is a reason Ravello is referred to as the gem of the Amalfi coast. Located above the Tyrrhenian Sea is the Ravello resort town. This resort features the Cliffside Gardens. During the summer a lot of indoor and outdoor concerts are held in Ravello. Ravello is overall a beautiful town with a lot of tourist attractions that will blow your mind away. If you are looking for a place to forget all your problems and have some fun, the resort town of Ravello is a good place to try. Ravello is famous for its music culture which is highlighted in the Ravello Festival. Below is a guide on how to get there.

How To Get There

For this trip, you will be using a bus or car from Amalfi to Ravello. The journey is an average of 7 kilometers and can take up to 26 minutes to cover that distance. It's not a rush as even the fastest buses take just a minute less to reach the destination. The bus service is controlled by Sita Sud and transports visitors in a total of 144 buses throughout the week. It is advised that you be an early bird because these buses tend to get full quickly for obvious reasons.

Need To Know

  • The transport fee is $1 (the lowest price) and $3 (the highest price)
  • Travel time is 26 minutes
  • First-class buses take off at 6:30 am
  • The last bus for the day leaves at 9:45 pm

What To Do

So, you are now in Ravello, what's next? You didn't come all the way there just for the ride, did you? Probably not. Now that you have settled in, what's on your mind is what to do. Luckily for you, we got you covered. Provided below are some things you can do that will make this place a constant positive memory.

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Villa Cimbrone

If you love gardens, Villa Cimbrone is one of the most beautiful and popular gardens throughout Ravello. Get lost in the beauty of the Villa Cimbrone and all its elegance. Villa Cimbrone brings you closer to nature as you can take a lone walk through the garden and get that refreshing feel of fresh air. Villa Cimbrone also provides a breathtaking view of the Amalfi coast. The garden features a bar called the Il balcone di Lucille where visitors can get snacks and drinks. During your time in this garden, you should keep an eye for the statue of Ceres, the Crest of Mercury, and the little temple of Bacchus, also known as Tempietto di Bacco.

Need To Know

  • The Villa Cimbrone opens by 9:00 am till dusk
  • The ticket fee is €7
  • Telephone number (+39089857459)
  • Email is info@villacimbrone.com

Amalfi Coast Tour by Car And By Boat

On this tour, visitors get to experience the beauty of the Amalfi coast on wheels and by boat. You’ll also get to see Ravello's amazing architecture. Tourists can have a sumptuous meal in Amalfi while on this tour or do some shopping at Positano.

Need To Know

  • The duration of the tour is 8 hours
  • Mobile tickets are accepted
  • For a full refund, visitors are to cancel their trips 24 hours in advance
  • The tour is available in English, French, Spanish, and Italian
  • The fee for the tour is $329.09

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Pompeii And Amalfi Coast Tour

Get on a car tour to the historic city of Pompeii and the Amalfi coast. Pompeii is a must-visit, however, the roads leading to the city are sometimes crowded. This tour sees you through Pompeii and then off to the Amalfi coasts. Don’t forget to go with your camera as it's a memory worth recording. This tour features a visit to the ancient ruins of Pompeii and several other interesting things.

Need To Know

  • The duration of this tour is an average of 9 hours
  • Mobile tickets are accepted
  • For a full refund, visitors are to cancel their trips 24 hours in advance
  • The tour is available in English, French, Spanish, and Italian
  • The fee for the tour is $269.06

Ravello is indeed a wonderful place to visit and is rightly referred to as the gem of Amalfi. With lots of incredible and fascinating things to do and see, Ravello stands out among the towns in Amalfi. Pack your bags and get going because a visit to Ravello is worth it. Told you Italy wasn't just about the pizza. But hey, don’t get me wrong, pizza is great.

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