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What to see in Orvieto
Orvieto is a city with significant cultural heritage, fascinating traditions and an exciting life-style. Orvietoviva.com is your best travel and information web guide to discover and visit the city of Orvieto and its surrounding towns that are located in the Umbria region – The Green Heart of Italy. Orvietoviva.com was founded in 2010 with the intent of presenting the city of Orvieto and all it has to offer in one convenient location. Orvietoviva is created and managed by people who live in Orvieto. In Orvietoviva you can easily find information and useful suggestions about things to do and see in Orvieto.
What to do in Orvieto
Discover this medieval umbrian city, its world famous “wonders“: the tufa outcrop, the Duomo and the Saint Patrick’s Well and the whole ancient town center filled with narrow streets, beautiful churches, historic palace and the suggestive underground life: a maze of tunnels and caves. And beside the historic center it is no less interesting the surroundings of Orvieto, a large area lying between the borders of Lazio and Tuscany italian regions alternating green hills cultivated with olive trees and vineyards, unspoiled countryside with many typical villages, boroughs and unusual places to visit.
Experience Orvieto, folklore, traditions, craftsmanship and good food. Walking through the evocative streets of the historic center you will still find shops and craft shops where the great artisan tradition of artistic ceramics and Irish lace stands out and goldsmiths, leather and wood craftsmen. There are also numerous food and wine shops where you can find typical products such as the well-known Orvieto DOC wine, extra-virgin olive oil and other specialties.
Where to Sleep and Eat in Orvieto
Orvieto offers a large variety of accommodation and restaurants. Hotels in historic buildings, charming b & b and holiday homes, farmhouses in the immediate countryside to find the best accommodation solution. The offer of restaurants, typical trattorias, taverns and entertainment venues is even richer. Furthermore, every year Orvieto is the scene of great events Umbria Jazz Winter, traditional festivals Corpus Domini and Palombella.