According to local legend, Ravello was founded in the 5th and 6th centuries A.D. by Roman patrictians fleeing barbarians who were ransacking Rome. Chiesa di San Giovanni del Toro is a 12th century church that was restored in 1715 after earthquake damage and again in the 1990’s. It is known to be one of the most beautiful religious buildings in Ravello.
Ravello is also known for the internationally famous Festival di Ravello. The festival focuses on classical music, but is also known occasionly to have other events, including jazz, dance, and visual arts. The festival is held in the garden of Villa Rufolo and runs from July through September.
How to reach Ravello
From hotel Sorrento Soleluna you can arrive in Ravello:
- By bus SITA maintains regular bus service from Naples,Sorrento and Salerno to Amalfi and the tickets it cost 2,40 euro, once you'll be in Amalfi there is a shuttle bus SITA for Ravello with the follow time schedule
- Amalfi to Ravello:7.00 - 8.00 - 9.00 - 10.00 - 11.00 - 12.00 - 13.10 - 14.10 - 15.30 - 16.30 - 17.30 - 18.50 - 20.00 - 20.30 - 21.00 - 22.00
- Ravello to Amalfi:6.05 - 7.30 - 8.25 - 9.30 - 10.25 - 11.25 - 12.30 - 13.45 - 14.35 - 14.40 - 15.05 - 16.00 - 18.00 - 18.05 - 19.20 - 20.25 - 21.25
- By ferry METRO' DEL MARE maintains regular service from Naples,Sorrento,Salerno