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Orvieto

Address: Orvieto, Italy
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Perugia and Assisi
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Ranked #2 of 24 Attractions in Orvieto
Type: Civic Centers, Cultural
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Saint James City, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

By all means, visit this lovely town if you can. Take the train from Rome and spend the day in Orvieto. Recommend Walks of Italy tour company. Joseph was our guide. Excellent. The town is peaceful gorgeous cathedral, underground caves and St Patricks well. Will definitely return to Orvieto. Ride the furnicular to the town and spend a great days... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Orvieto appears to grow out of and be part of the rock on which it is perched, high above the surrounding landscape. The views below, as you wander the surrounding walls, are amazing. The Etruscan history is exciting and shown in different forms from archaeological digs to the necropolis and museums of Etruscan remains. I would recommend buying an attractions... More

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Peoria, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We spent the weekend in Orvieto and arrived by train from Venice. There is a funicular which takes you to the town itself and do purchase the Carta Unica ticket which gives you discounts at many restaurants and also gives you admission to several museums. It also gives you a round trip ticket on the minibus. There is so much... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The Duomo in Orvieto is an amazing building set in a smallish square. The town is easy to access with a car and parking wasn't a problem. We parked at the very top and paid the meter. The trip to the underground tunnels is amazing. Seeing the remains of earlier settlements underground was fantastic. 3 levels of civilizations. The town... More

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North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a great base for exploring nearby Umbrian and Tuscan hill top towns. We did day trips with our car rental but enjoyed the restaurants and shops of Orvieto. It's always nice to have some time to enjoy the residents who live in their town. We did not have enough time to explore the Duomo which is magnificent but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Neat old city! Very interesting place! The duomo is beautiful. Buy ticket to all the attractions ride the city bus and funicular on one ticket at TI sight across from duomo for 20€. Great places to eat. The wild boar is delicious as well as black truffle and pigeon.

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Perth, Western Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We spent 3 nights in the beautiful Orvieto as a base for exploring the area and we could have extended our time to enjoy more of what Orvieto had to offer. Beautiful scenery, history, the Duoma, underground caves,lovely shops and great restaurants. Topped off with the best accommodation of our 7 week European trip " Ripa Medi B&B " what... More

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a wonderful town to explore! I wish we had booked more time here. A real hidden gem. We stayed in a hotel near the Duomo, and enjoyed exploring the shops and dining in the excellent and quaint restaurants.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

An amazing historical city takes you back in time with cobblestone streets and alleyways. Everywhere is history and people in shops are kind and helpful. A romantic destination or a great place to hang out with friends eating truffle pasta or wild boar or drinking Orvieto Classico .

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

OK so we traveled throughout Italy from Venice to Florence to Monterosso to Siena and then Orvieto before heading south to Rome and Amalfi. I wish I could go back and add two days to the Orvieto stay. This is a nice romantic version of Siena.

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