Rich and interesting is the history of Villa Maria which was roman noble Marquis de Cinque family's manor, an history which blends with Ravello's and the Amalfi Coast's. The structure, while preserving the elegant forms of a lordly mansion, in the years has undergone noteworthy redecorations which have fashioned its actual splendour. In all of the premises, halls, staircases and public areas it is still possible to admire the antique marble floors and in the rooms and the bathrooms hand painted Vietrese School majolica tiles.
The restaurant, suggested by major culinary guides, has received awards from the Gambero Rosso and from the Italian Culinary Academy, the TV network BBC, has filmed the chefs at work for the program "This Morning" starring Lloyd Grossman and gastronomy expert Antonio Carluccio. Photos of American writer Gore Vidal, sociologist Domenico De Masi, the surgeon Antonio Guarnieri, Susan Sarandon, Matt Dillon and Hugh Grant just to mention a few, hang on the walls as everlasting memories. Giulio Andreotti, Maria Gabriella di Savoia, Gianni Brera, Luciano De Crescenzo, Irene Papas, Vittorio Sgarbi, Lina Wertmuller are among others who enjoyed dining at Palumbo family's restaurant
In the kitchen of Villa Maria are utilized mainly our biological garden products. In fact Villa Maria is surrounded by wonderful terraced gardens where every morning our farmers harvest the biological products (fertilized with humus from near mountains sheep and goats' breeding) which can be savoured in our restaurant. Our guest are welcomed to stroll through the gardens and even visit the cave chapel at the end of the gardens, where farmers used to stop and pray during work pause. The restaurant opened, just like the hotel, in 1934 with grandma Orsola at the burners; today it is possible to savour regional and local cuisine recipes improved with knowledge and modern taste by the coast's famous chefs.
Villa Maria is situated in the historic centre between the Clarisse nunnery and S. Francis Convent, in a restful aristocratic area so much as to be chosen, the only hotel in the area, by the French guide-book "Relais du Silence" as an oasis of peace and by the Italian "Charme e Relax" as Ravello's pearl. Every wedding set at this beautiful venue with breathtaking views over the spectacular Amalfi Coast is guaranteed to be special. Only a few steps from Ravello centre, and only 200 meters to the famous ancient Villa Cimbrone. The atmosphere, the views, and the impeccable service will make your reception in this venue truly unforgettable
A Ravello wedding is perfect for couples that are looking for an intimate and romantic location to exchange their vows and Villa Maria is the perfect location for wedding of small entity. The restaurant opened, just like the hotel, in 1934 with grandma Orsola at the burners; today it is possible to savour regional and local cuisine recipes improved with knowledge and modern taste by the coast's famous chefs. The refined and elegant dining halls with spacious glass windows brighten the spaces provide them with an unique unmistakable style. firstname.lastname@example.org
You Ravello wedding dream is starting contacting email@example.com