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Address: 05018, Orvieto, Italy
Phone Number: 07633961
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A gem in Umbria

This is a lovely city in the region north of Rome. Lovely houses, a fantastic cathedral, nice shops, comfortable and reasonable hotels and numerous wonderful restaurants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Emmaus, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lovely city in the region north of Rome. Lovely houses, a fantastic cathedral, nice shops, comfortable and reasonable hotels and numerous wonderful restaurants.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Like a castle sitting on a plateau with significant historical ambience. Suggest you also take a drive to Civita Bagnoregio which is also like a big castle sitting on a mountain top. Here you will walk up a steep incline to the gates where you will be surprised and delighted.

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This city is so charming and has a good energy that I will go back there for sure. We had an amazing day trip there. Next time I will visit the place at least for two days and enjoy more of it. Don't miss this gem!

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Things you shouldn't miss: The "Pozzo San Patrizio" with it's crazy double-Helix staircase which leads down into the Underworld of Orvieto and back into the light, the Duomo with it's black and white façade and gorgeous interior, the views from the terraces of the valleys and hills below, the views of the city itself (when approaching it by car), built... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly well preserved/charming hill top city with great Duomo/cathedral, etc. Just over an hour from Termini station and around 15 euros roundtrip. St. Patrick's well is another attraction. We went in early January and it was uncrowded but we also heard that in the summer the narrow shop lined streets can be hot and crowded. You can cover the city... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been visiting Orvieto for several years and never tire of it. There is always something happening in the busy cobbled streets and piazza's. History is everywhere and the bar and restaurant scene complements this perfectly.

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Bangor, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The history of the city dates back 3000 years and has many underground caves. The city is on a mountain and was a fortified city to protect against invaders. They built different types of system for getting water during periods of siege so they would not be vulnerable as their main water source is the river below the village. Amazing... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Orvieto is packed with Ancient history. Love this medieval town, little narrow cobbled streets, beautiful churches and stunning views over the Umbrian countryside. The underground is amazing, with 1200 caves below the city, dug by the Etruscans to explore. Pozzo di San Patrizio (St. Patrick's Well), the Duomo and the food and wine!. Such a beautiful day trip from Rome!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is a great hill town to visit. You can easily take a train here from Rome for a day trip. The funicular up to the top is right across the street from the train station. It is fun just wandering around the town seeing the church, the walls, and the buildings. The views of Umbria from the walls are... More 

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Rosh hayin Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

WE came to Orvieto for the Umbria Jazz Festival winter 2016. WE have found a beautiful city, dedicated itself to the festival with Jazz music everywhere, different inhouse places to watch the shows (such as piazza del sitte, piazza del popolo, thearte Mancinelli) with great artiists not to mention the great trattorias (such as del Moro), the wine bars (with... More 

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