or Orvieto accommodation? Orvieto is a charming Etruscan town in Umbria, Italy. The town features some splendid historical attractions. The medieval quarter of the town features many attractive ancient buildings.
One of the most fulfilling activities in Orvieto is a guided tour through its underground walkways. Here you will uncover ancient caves and tunnels, galleries, wells, stairs, quarries, cellars, and cisterns among other artifacts, all of which are centuries old. It is like an ancient city underground. The next major attraction is the Duomo Cathedral. This is a 13th to 14th century building boasting exquisite Romanesque and Gothic style architecture. The 14th century Albornoz Fortress is also worth a visit. The oldest church in the town is San Giovenale which dates back to 1004 AD. San Andrea and San Giovanni should also be visited. Orvieto has a fine opera and a ceramic museum. The Etruscan temple, Tempio del Belvedere and the Citadel are also worth a visit.
The 16th century well of St. Patrick offers an exciting experience as you can walk down into the well. The Papal Palace, now a museum of medieval artefacts boasts Emilio Greco's bronze sculptures. The Etruscan cemetery outside the town should be visited. While in the town, you can have a taste of Orvieto Classico- Orvieto’s famous wine. For amusement, Cinema Corso has the latest line up of shows while the Teatro Mancinelli has intriguing cultural performances. A number of discos and pubs are in the city. Major events include the Umbria Music Fest and the International Street Theatre Festival in September, and the Jam International seasonal dances held four times per year at the start of each season.
Stately accommodations can be had at many of Orvieto’s hotels such as the Grand Hotel Italia and the Villa Ciconia. The Centrale Hotel offers reasonable accommodations in a comfortable setting. A Casa Mia is a great place for overnight stays and a good breakfast in the morning. - Browse the Orvieto Map or compare Orvieto accommodation from Hotels, Motels, B&Bs,
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