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.
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Orvieto: Half-Day Truffle Hunting Experience
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Private Tour of Orvieto including Duomo (Cathedral)
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