Orvieto Tourism, Italy

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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.

Orvieto Travel Tips

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.

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Facts and Stats for Orvieto*

  • Living in Orvieto - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 91.83 (Very High)
    • 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.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Orvieto Travel Guides

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Orvieto Tours for you

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  • Save 7% Orvieto Walk
    Orvieto Walk New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    A walking tour of Orvieto with experienced guide through the main streets and squares of Orvieto historic center.

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  • Save 9% The Orvieto Duomo Tour
    The Orvieto Duomo Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    One hour Guided visit of the Duomo of Orvieto, with explanations of the facade and internal.

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  • Orvieto's Underground Tour with Wine Tasting Lunch at Cantine Foresi
    Orvieto's Underground Tour with Wine Tasting Lunch at Cantine Foresi 8 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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  • Small Group Tour of Orvieto
    Small Group Tour of Orvieto New 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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