It is a popular tourist center, discovered and visited by many celebrities of all arts, attracted by its intellectual appeal, the charm of its architecture, and its famous villas. The town of Ravello is located on a steep cliff at an altitude of 315 m. above sea level overlooking Maiori and Minori and enjoys a panoramic view of the famous Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Salerno. The splendor of the landscape and the rich artistic heritage of Ravello make it a popular tourist resort with great accommodations. In addition to resources from tourism, there are agricultural products (wine grapes, citrus and figs), the wine industry (doc Ravello Amalfi Coast), liqueurs and craft of ceramics.
The Festival of Ravello, famous classical music festival, takes place at Villa Rufolo.