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Italy > Campania > Villa Cimbrone in Ravello

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello

N 40°38.652', E 14°36.663'
2019-04-28
https://www.hotelvillacimbrone.com/
Our rating: 8.20
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Villa Cimbrone is one of the most luxurious and prestigious places in the Amalfi Riviera.

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

The first mention about farmhouse dates back to the 11th century, although nothing has remained since then. For several centuries, the area belonged to various noble families and then to the monastery of Santa Chiara, which is located outside the gates of the villa. Since that time you can see coat of arms on the gate.

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

The modern history of the villa began at the beginning of the 20th century, when Italy was visited by the British banker Ernest Beckett. He bought a dilapidated estate and rebuilt it into a luxurious villa, adding Arabic, Venetian and Gothic features. Also villa got its name and magnificent gardens.

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

At the moment this is a rather expensive hotel (booking.com), but here you can visit the gardens for a small fee (7 euros for 2019).

You can’t drive to the villa, as there are simply no roads here. Even if you have booked a room, you will either fly by helicopter, or you will walk about a kilometer from the parking lot. Baggage can be brought by electric car.

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

We arrived at 9 am and walked through the gardens almost alone.

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

The gardens are considered some of the best English style gardens in southern Europe. They have elements from around the world, such as fountains, statues of nymphs, small temples and pavilions.

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak


Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak


Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak


Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak


Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

We especially liked the hanging gardens.

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak


Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

Through all the gardens passes the central alley, which ends with the main attraction - the Infinity Terrace observation deck (Terrazzo dell'lnfinito).

Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak


Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak


Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
Villa Cimbrone in Ravello ©Yuriy Buriak

The 2017 hit Wonder Woman was filmed at Villa Cimbrone. Backgrounds were added at post-production.

Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone
Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone ©Warner Bros


Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone
Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone ©Warner Bros


Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone
Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone ©Warner Bros


Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone
Wonder Woman (2017) at Villa Cimbrone ©Warner Bros

Getting there: The nearest paid parking is N 40 38.959 E 14 36.635, then 1 km on foot through the town of Ravello. The nearest bus stop is Ravello (Gradillo), accessible by bus 5110 AMALFI - RAVELLO - SCALA (timetable).
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