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Day Excursion from Rome: Assisi and Orvieto with a Theologist Private Tour
"Let’s start this fantastic journey by driving North towards AssisiSaint Mary of the Angels // We will get there at 09.30 am. Situated in the plain at the foot of the hill of Assisi The basilica was constructed in the Mannerist style between 1569 and 1679 enclosing the 9th century little church the Porziuncola the most sacred place for the Franciscans. It was here that the young Francis of Assisi understood his vocation and renounced the world in order to live in poverty among the poor and thus started the Franciscan movement. You will spend in here around 30 it is connected with Saint Francis’ encounter with Christ. In 1205 he had been praying at Saint Damian which at the time was a very run down building. Saint Francis saw the figure of Christ crucified come alive and say to him “Francis don’t you see my house is crumbling apart? “ It was the first monastery of the Order of Saint Clare
From EUR106.00
 
Orvieto Private Walking Tour
"Orvieto is an old town located on a tufa outcrop 300 feet above the gorgeous Paglia valley below. The city is mostly known for its Duomo (Orvieto Catherdral) and is considered one of the most architecturally important in Europe for its Etruscan roots and for the museums where one finds collections and displays that range over 2500 years of history. During this tour you will walk through Orvieto’s charming narrow alleys and small squares. Your tour will be a very memorable experience perfect for reflecting over while you enjoy an Umbrian meal and a glass (or two) of Orvieto Classico wine (not included)."
From EUR160.00
 
Rome: Assisi and Orvieto Full-Day Semi-Private Tour
"Enjoy a day away from the bustle of Rome in a one-day tour of Umbria one of the most picturesque regions of Italy. Rich in vineyards olive groves and the hillside villages the most famous site in the region is the UNESCO World Heritage town of Assisi. Upon arrival in this mystical place knowing St. Francis
From EUR235.00

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Loc. Buonviaggio 22, Orvieto, Umbria, 05018, Italy
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Loc. Rocca Ripesena, 62, Orvieto, 05010, Italy
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Piazza Ranieri 36, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
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Corso Cavour 343, Orvieto, Umbria, 5018, Italy
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Via Monte Nibbio 1/3, Orvieto, Umbria, 5018, Italy
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Strada di Porta Romana 8, Orvieto, 05018, Italy
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Duomo - Cathedral

In our lengthy trip through Italy we saw many churches. The Orvieto Duomo in my opinion along with the ones in Firenze, Sienna and Pisa are the most visually stunning. With Orvieto's twisting...
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Walking - Walks

Its almost 2000 and we are walking the streets of Orvieto after a wonderful afternoon in Civita. Just three blocks off from the Duomo we come upon this delightful street of shops with heavy foliage....
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Viewpoints

Staying at the Villa degli Ulivi and sitting out on a balcony facing the west there were two great evenings of sunsets. Both nights we witnessed some beautiful displays of light at sunset. Be sure...
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Orvieto Underground - Tour

If Orvieto doesn't have enough to see above ground then try stepping underneath for an hour or two. With much of Orvieto being located above a 1000 foot bed of volcanic tuff it is only natural that...
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Pozzo di San Patrizio - St Patrick's Well

Nestled just below the Albonoz Fortress, the Posso de san Patrizio was an important piece of engineering to provide the Pope with additional safety during the Sack of Rome in the early 16th century....
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Town Centre - Downtown

Although some of the historical details have become scrambled through the ages, it is fairly certain that what is now the Piazza Repubblica has been the center of public life in Orvieto since the...
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Necropoli del Crocifisso del Tufo - Etruscan Necropolis

Beginning in the 9tjh century BC, Orvieto was a key town in the Etruscan empire. Archaeologists have found evidence at the foot of the cliffs that the area was a major religious site that played an...
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Chiesa di San Giovenale

San Giovenale is the oldest church in Orvieto. While not sporting an impressive exterior it is located near the edge of a cliff in the medieval area of Orvieto. More exactly, the exterior bears the...
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TooTallFinn24

"Orvieto: Ancient Hilltown Close To Rome: 2013"
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Trekki

"Wine, Etruscans and a magnificent duomo"
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Bunsch

"Pottery heaven -- and other heavenly things"
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royalempress

"The hill town of Orvieto"
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"Classic hilltop town"
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