Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
In the centre of Ravello, and only 50m away from the very central Piazza Vescovado, is the Antica Porta Residence, comprising a of well-kept apartment with a lovely view of the neighbouring village called Scala. Antica Porta holiday house owes its name to the buildings location.
In fact, it is situated just a few metres away from the splendid old city entrance gate, visible from the apartment windows. The apartment has been recently renovated and are modernly furnished.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Capodichino 55 km, Nearest railway: Salerno 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment includes 2 rooms and a toilette and so:
a double bedroom.
a lounge with kitchen corner unit (fitted with oven and hob, sink, fridge and overhead cupboards) and sofa bed a bathroom with shower. Each bedroom has air conditioning (for summer) and heaters (for winter).
The kitchen corner units and bathrooms have air extractor fans. Each lounge has terrestrial and satellite TV. Cleanig and sheets and towels change are weekly. A washing machine for common use is also available. The apartments are 20 steps high from street level. On the upper floor there is a 100m sq. terrace from where you may admire a beautiful view.
In front of the entrance door there is the church of Santa Maria a Gradillo. 50m away is the Piazza Vescovado with the Duomo of San Pantaleone and the entrance to Villa Rufolo (setting for many celebrated classical music concerts). 100m away lies the enchanting panorama of the Amalfi Coast and 300m away sits the lovely Villa Cimbrone with its very famous cliff-top terrace over the sea.
100 € per night, 1 apartment, 3 people max. per apartment - the price is per apartment and not per number of people - pets not allowed.
Starting from January 1, 2012, the Ravello City Council passed the Accommodation Tax by law. The by-law sets the requirement for Antica Porta for the application, collection and remittance 1€
per person, per night, for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights. Reductions and seasonalities may apply. Children aged between 0-15 years and disable guests are not required to pay. The accommodation tax must be paid by the guest upon check-in.
The Campania region
Campania (Italian pronunciation: [kamˈpa?nja]) is a region in southern Italy. The region has a population of around 5.8 million people, making it the second-most-populous region of Italy; its total area of 13,590 km² makes it the most densely populated region in the country. Located on the Italian Peninsula, with the Mediterranean Sea to the west, it includes the small Flegrean Islands and Capri for administration as part of the region.
Throughout much of its history Campania has been at the center of Western civilization's most significant entities. The area was colonised by Ancient Greeks and was within Magna Græcia, until the Roman Republic began to dominate. During the Roman era the area was highly respected as a place of culture by the emperors, where it balanced Greco-Roman culture. The area had many duchies and principalities during the Middle Ages, in the hands of the Byzantine Empire and some Lombards.
It was under the Normans that the smaller independent states were brought together as part of a sizable European kingdom, known as the Kingdom of Sicily, before the mainland broke away to form the Kingdom of Naples. It was during this period that especially elements of Spanish, French and Aragonese culture touched Campania. Later the area became the central part of the Two Sicilies under the Bourbons, until the Italian unification of 1860 when it became part of the new state Italy.
The capital city of Campania is Naples. Campania is rich in culture, especially in regards to gastronomy, music, architecture, archeological and ancient sites such as Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum and Velia. The name of Campania itself is derived from Latin, as the Romans knew the region as Campania felix, which translates into English as "fertile countryside". The rich natural sights of Campania make it highly important in the tourism industry, especially along the Amalfi Coast, Mount Vesuvius and the island of Capri.
In amalfi coast The church of Santa Maria a Gradillo is the only place from which to begin a tour allowing you to really take in the various architecture of Ravello. In fact Ravello is one of the visited place of the Amalfi Coast and in the center of the town there is Antica Porta Ravello residence - holiday house that comprising a number of well-kept apartments.
In Ravello you are greeted by the beautiful facade, with its intense Moorish atmosphere. A littlefurther on lie the remains of the old fortified Castel, which dates back to the early 13th century. Immediately you are immersed in the real heart of the town of the Amalfi Coast. Standing on Piazza Vescovado you see the Duomo, an artistic treasure trove in itself, which faces the entrance tower to the superb Villa Rufolo. An almost coreographed harmony is created in this gathering of 3rd and 4th century buildings, all of which immersed in an incredibly varied and luxurious vegetation. Behind the noble dwelling rises the church of the Santissima Annunziata, whose rather savere vault is decorated with inlaid grey stone. Still further along is the church of Dan Pietro alla Costa, perhaps the city's most ancient according to date of founding.
The old foundations of the basilica callapsed in the 1500s, before reconstruction and renovation took place in the following centuries.
Finally, you reach the medieval town of Torello, which was the first inhabitated hub of Ravello and takes its name from the Toro mountain.
In the centre is the church of San Michele Arcangelo. From Ravello you can easly reach the other Amalfi Coast towns: Amalfi, Positano, ,Praiano, Conca, Sorrento, Punta Campanella, Capri , Ischia.
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7 Sep 2013
Bella struttura, molto rilassante, ben tenuta e con i proprietari molto ospitali. Il terrazzo poi è la fine del mondo! Un suggerimento? Alberare con alberi - lecci o siliquastri - il parcheggio… More
3 Sep 2013
Appartamenti accoglienti e puliti con tutti i confort e, cosa importantissima, con posto auto sotto casa. Grandissimo terrazzo dove trascorrere momenti di relax. Posizione centralissima a due passi da… More
31 Aug 2013
"Un'oasi di pace nel cuore di Ravello."
Un' oasi di pace a 30 mt dalla piazza del Duomo, il centro di Ravello, e a pochi metri tutto quello che può servire per rendere una vacanza piacevole: bancomat, fruttivendolo, salumeria, tabacca… More
7 Aug 2013
Avevamo prenotato un hotel ad Amalfi per un disguido la prenotazione non era andata a buon fine .Abbiamo trovato per caso questa meravigliosa casa vacanze ,tutto perfetto a partire dalla gentilissima… More
7 Aug 2013
Il residence è comodo e moderno, il personale è gentile.Tutto a portata di mano, situato al centro di Ravello e a quattro passi da Amalfi e Positano, ottimamente collegati con autobus.Prezzi regolar… More
4 Aug 2013
"Heaven in heaven"
This place is wonderful if you're staying in beautiful Ravello. It's clean, modern, has a wonderful terrace, has good facilities, great views, and lovely owners/staff. It's also seconds… More
22 Jun 2013
"This place was perfect!"
I stayed for 2 nights in this apartment with my husband and our 2 daughters. The building is either brand new or just renovated. The apartment was clean and spacious, well located and quiet at night. Ravello is the place to be for beauty on the Amalfi coast without the craziness of all the tourists in Amalfi. The owner was very kind and helpful, I could not have been more satisfied. The only downside was no Wi-Fi, but maybe they will add it in time.
18 Jun 2013
"Amalfi at its best"
Perfect location blended with a comfortable room, great hospitality, created the perfect atmosphere for my break. Thoroughly recommended.… More
18 Jun 2013
I'm Italian and I already knew the Amalfi Coast, but this week has been the most beautiful I've ever spent in Ravello.The room was comfortable and rich of details. The atmosphere was magic. … More
21 Feb 2013
"Vacanza a Ravello"
bellissimo residence a ravello, tutti i comfort, personale educato e disponibile, ambiente pulitissimo, consigliatissimo… More
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