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From Ravello to Ravello (via Scala/Minuta/Pontone)

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 5:29:35 PM

Leaving Piazza Duomo and taking the flight of steps up Villa Wagner you will come to the Principessa of Piemonte, the panoramic terrace situated between hotel Palumbo and Palazzo Sasso. Further along via Toro is Piazza San Giovanni del Toro, a small square which takes its name from the adjacent 11th century church. Proceeding from here along Via Margherita past the ruins of a church dedicated to the same saint and quaint courtyard of the Hotel Parsifal, once the convent of Sant'Agostino you reach Piazza Fontana with its Moorish Fountain. From here there is a stairways to the left that leads down to the road you will arrive at the town of Scala. Keeping to the right and following the road you will arrive at the town of Scala. Pass the main square of Scala and the church of San Lorenzo and proceed to approximately ten minutes toward the area of Minuta. Here, following the signs, you will begin the descent towards the area of Pontone, passing the 11th century church of the Santissima Annunziata and the suggestive ruins of Sant'Eustachio. Continuing for about 10 minutes, you arrive at the village of Pontone, from where you can return to Ravello by retracing you steps, from the first part of the third itinerary or, alternatively, you can proceed down towards Amalfi.

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