How to Spend One Day in Ravello, Italy

How to Spend One Day in Ravello, Italy

If you are planning a trip to Italy, you have to visit the beautiful town of Ravello! Ravello is located high in the mountains above the Amalfi Coast and it is an absolute dream. The mountain and ocean views are incredible and it’s just so peaceful and serene. We spent one night in Ravello and it’s the perfect place to spend 1-3 nights or even go for a day trip if you are staying in other towns in the Amalfi Coast. In this post, I am sharing how to spend one day in Ravello, Italy.


Ravello has beautiful luxury hotels and since we were only staying for one night, we decided to splurge and stay at the Belmond Caruso Hotel. The hotel and room were incredible. It is the most amazing room I’ve ever stayed at in my life and it had a beautiful view from our private terrace.

Their infinity pool is amazing and the views are insane. Also if you are staying at this hotel for more than one night, you should check out the activities they offer! They have complimentary shuttles to Amalfi and Positano, boat excursions, and more.

One of my favorite things about Belmond is that you can request breakfast to be set up on your private terrace. There is so many items to choose from and everything was so good! We loved having a slow and relaxing morning here.

Here are some other great hotel options:

Palazzo Avino

Villa Piedimonte

Hotel Villa Cimbrone

Palazzo Confalone

Hotel Rufolo

Things to Do

Visit the Gardens

Villa Rufulo

Ravello has two beautiful gardens – Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo. You can purchase tickets at the entrance and they both cost 7 Euro. Before our hotel check-in, we explored Villa Rufolo and I loved all the flowers. We also visited the museum where you can learn the history about the gardens. We didn’t have time to see Villa Cimbrone, but this is also a must-see! Our hotel recommended that it was amazing to visit during sunset.

Explore the Town

Walk around the town and the lovely town square, Piazzo Duomo, and check out all their cute shops!

Take a Cooking Class

A highly recommended activity in Ravello is Mamma Agata’s Cooking Class. The class starts at 10am with a welcome greeting and lemon cake! Then, you get to cooking! It’s a 3 hour class and then you reward yourself with lunch on the beautiful terrace tasting all the food that was cooked during the class.


One Day in Ravello

Ravello is perfect for relaxation. We loved spending the day relaxing by the pool.

Places to Eat

Belmond Caruso Pool Cafe

We loved eating lunch here! I got the pasta and Carl ordered a calzone and it was delicious!

Mimi Ristorante Pizzeria

This is a casual lunch spot that has great pizza!

Rossellinis Restaurant

This is a fabulous Michelin Star restaurant that is located at the Palazzo Avino hotel.

Trattoria Da Cumpa Cosimo

This is a family owned restaurant that has amazing local cuisine!

Hope you enjoyed my post on how to spend one day in Ravello, Italy! Feel free to ask me any questions about my trip!

Planning to see more of Italy? Check out my Positano Travel Guide and Day Trip to Capri post

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