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Ravello

Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Campania  /  Amalfi Coast  /  Ravello
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Ravello is a town and comune situated above the Amalfi Coast in the province of Salerno, Campania, southern Italy, with approximately 2,500 inhabitants. Its scenic location makes it a popular tourist destination, and earned it a listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.HistoryRavello was founded in the 5th century as a shelter place against the barbarian invasions which marked the end of the Western Roman Empire. In the 9th century Ravello was an important town of the maritime republic of Amalfi, a producer of wool from its surrounding country that was dyed in the town and an important trading power in the Mediterranean between 839 and around 1200.In 1086. at the request of the Norman count Roger Borsa, who wished to create a counterweight to powerful Amalfi, Pope Victor III made Ravello the seat of a diocese immediately subject to the Holy See, with territory split off from that of the archdiocese of Amalfi. Early on, the bishops of Ravello all came from patrician families of the city, showing the church's municipalised character.In the 12th century, Ravello had some 25,000 inhabitants, and it retains a disproportionate number of palazzi of the mercantile nobility, the Rufolo, d'Aflitto, Confalone and Della Marra. In 1137, after a first failed attack two years before, it was destroyed by the Republic of Pisa. After this, a demographic and economic decline set in, and much of its population moved to Naples and its surroundings.
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Where to stay in Ravello

Enjoy a stylish vacation by staying at a historical palace-hotel in Ravello's medieval town center, from which you can explore the city's main attractions on foot. Private hotels in this area feature antique decor and balconies with sweeping view of the Mediterranean. In addition to spacious rooms, these luxurious hotels also offer access to private paths to the area's finest beaches and well-maintained outdoor spaces, where you can dine or host small parties secluded from the usual tourist crowds.
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