Located west of Umbria, in the border area between lower Tuscany and upper Lazio, Orvieto is easily reachable both by car having its own highway exit on the A1 between Rome and Florence, and by train, its train station allows numerous connections from Rome , Florence and other important Italian cities.
From the station go up in the center is easy and fast with the funicular (cable-car) and once you arrive in Piazza Cahen are frequent buses that lead into the main city squares. Even if you go by car you will find convenient parking (payment parking lot) including the largest: Campo della Fiera, which allows you to get to the historic center thanks to an efficient system of public mobility (escalators and elevators). Train station and funicular are accessible even with wheelchairs.
The city, its center are on a human scale, museums easily accessible and even the beautiful cathedral is easy to visit and for the same has also been tested a new mode of sensory visit for the blind through three-dimensional models for a tactile patrolling , descriptive cards in Braille and audio media.
The city also uses modern means of getting to know it better, this is the case of the Multimedia Museum in Piazza del Popolo, where there are totems and interactive tablets.
Orvieto, with its pedestrianized central areas, also lends itself to being visited by families with children who will find it pleasant to enter the small and innumerable streets thus transforming the city into a great labyrinth. For those wishing to “play” with the city can also download the map for children.Add to your list
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