Orvieto Tourism

A city in the South-western Umbria, Italy; Orvieto is a commune in the province of Terni. Engineered to be impregnable, the city is now home to more than 21,043 people. Located atop of the Steep hill made with Tufa, a type of volcanic rock, the city was originally founded by Etruscans, and was annexed by Romans in the 3rd century. The city was controlled by Goths and Lombards after the fall of Romans, and was taken over by Papals. Continuing to exist under the Papal rule until 1860, it finally became a part of Italy.

This picturesque town is atop a volcanic rock hill, with a dramatic European look. Uncommon architecture, great underground tours, a host of museums and a lot more beautiful places to visit like the Orvieto Cathedral is what probably makes Orvietoa great place to vacation.

Essential travel information and Orvieto tips for your visit

  • It’s better to bring a pack of detergent, because the laundromats may be hard to find.
  • Get along an sunblock because it can get hot sometimes.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Orvieto

  • Save 4% Orvieto's Underground Tour with Wine Tasting Lunch at Cantine Foresi
    Orvieto's Underground Tour with Wine Tasting Lunch at Cantine Foresi8 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Orvieto is an old town located on a tufa outcrop 300 feet above the gorgeous Paglia valley below. The city is mostly known fo...

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  • Orvieto Private Walking Tour
    Orvieto Private Walking Tour7 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Orvieto is located on a volcanic rock 300 feet above the gorgeous Paglia Valley. The city is known for having one of Europe's...

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  • Save 4% Orvieto Cathedral and Underground Tour
    Orvieto Cathedral and Underground TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Take your time to get amazed by the facade of Orvieto's Cathedral, one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Learn abo...

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  • Save 4% Small Group Tour of Orvieto
    Small Group Tour of OrvietoNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Orvieto is one of the most memorable hill towns of Umbria.Easy to reach by train from Rome or Florence, the city is located o...

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  • Know the pollution level of Orvieto before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Orvieto for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Orvieto.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 74.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 47.47 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.21 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Orvieto

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.67 USD

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