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The Cathedral built in 1087 with a famous bronze door

We arrived late in the afternoon in Ravello and decided to visit the Rufolo Villa having not enough time

to see the Cimbrone Villa.

Ravello is sistuated about 5 km from Amalfi,overlooking the coast from Maiori to Amalfi.

It is a place that is most wellknown for its music:every year The Ravello Concert Society organizes many concerts of

classical music.

from March 7 to July 28.2009

from September 1 to November 7.2009

info@ravello.info

The Ravello Festival takes place every year to honor Richard Wagner who came here in 1880,working at that time on Parsifal.

Ravello had welcome a lot of famous artists like Arturo Toscanini,Leonard Bernstein for the musicians,Miro and Turner,the watercolourist,

and the writers D.H. Lawrence,Graham Greene,André Gide....

 

 

Villa Rufolo www.villarufolo.it was built between the XI and XIII century:the original building was a perfect synthesis of Arabic,Sicilian and

Normand architecture.

It has amazingly beautiful gardens and the view from its terrace is a must .

telephon:+ 39 089 857657

opening hours: -Summer:0900-2000

                         -Winter:0900-1800

Entrance fee:5 euro,3 for under 12 and over 65.

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The Cathedral built in 1087 with a…
The Cathedral built in 1087 with …
View from Villa Rufolo
View from Villa Rufolo
the moorish cloister in Villa Rufo…
the moorish cloister in Villa Ruf…
going to the garden of Villa Rufolo
going to the garden of Villa Rufolo
Villa Rufolos garden loved by Wag…
Villa Rufolo's garden loved by Wa…
Villa Rufolos garden
Villa Rufolo's garden
Villa Rufolo
Villa Rufolo
Villa Rufolo
Villa Rufolo
winter flowers of Villa Rufolo
winter flowers of Villa Rufolo
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