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Country house C'era una Volta

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SS91 Km 121 | Varano, 84022, Campagna, Italy
+39 339 700 2520
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

There's simply not enough room to possibly remark on all of the positive things about this well-kept secret. If you're looking for the country get-away you've always wanted, look no further. Nestled in the country-side, this location is sure to impress—rolling hills, a close jaunt to the town center—and most importantly: relaxing! Hands down, Tonino's restaurant served the *best* meal... More 

Thank Whitney G
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Beautiful restaurant with beautiful views of the Italian countryside. I enjoyed my stay immensely and hope to return soon! I had some of the most authentic and delicious meals. Everything was fresh and carefully prepared. Tonino is an amazing host and chef. Each meal is innovative, creative, and will show you the absolute best of Southern Italy!

Thank samantharoth
Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Varano is one of the most beautiful small towns in Italy! The accommodations are very comfortable, if you are staying as a nightly guest in the suites above the restaurant, you will wake up to some of the most picturesque landscapes out there. The food is wonderful southern italian cooked by Tonino, the amazing owner and chef. His amazing house... More 

Thank BenClarinetto
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

I have spent the last three weeks at C'era Una Volta, an incredible bed and breakfast in the region of Campania. It has been by far my favorite visit to Italy. While staying here I have had the privilege of enjoying numerous meals at the restaurant, created by the one and only Tonino! Tonino is a marvelous chef, and each... More 

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Flushing, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Tonino is a fantastic chef, entertainer, and personality. His meals are always impeccably cooked, thoughtful, and celebrate with gustatory joy all that southern Italy has to offer. Each meal we had at his restaurant was an epic and memorable experience, one that makes me simultaneously happy and sad that I might never get to enjoy it again.

Thank Alice J
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
1 review
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We spent three wonderful weeks at C'era Una Volta this June. It was one of the best vacations we can remember. The setting is peaceful and stunningly beautiful. The people at C'era Una Volta and the town of Varano were so welcoming. The food is some of the best that I have had in all of Italy. Tonino is an... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Italian, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SS91 Km 121 | Varano, 84022, Campagna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Salerno  >  Campagna
  • Phone Number: +39 339 700 2520
Located in the Regional Park of Picentini on the hills of Varano, Campagna, among the majestic oaks and splendid olive groves, the "Cera Una Volta," There Was a Time, Country House offers guests a quiet respite from the modern world. Here at the Vitale Family Farmhouse, you can go back to a time when life was simple.

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