What to see in Orvieto


Orvieto is a beautiful town perched on a cliff of tuff, a short drive from Lake Bolsena and excellent starting point for excursions in Umbria and upper Lazio. Hotel Corso obviously recommend a stay in the town to discover all its wonders, both visible and less well-known: there is the possibility of discovering the tunnels dug under the city streets in a magnificent and impressive network of tufa tunnels that run throughout the rock.

Attractions: the Duomo of Orvieto, a splendid example of Italian Gothic architecture; the churches of St. Andrew and St. Dominic, the magnificent St. Patrick’s Well, with its unique helical structure, and the San Brizio Chapel, painted by a series of painting on Judgement by Luca Signorelli, the Necropolis of the Crucifix of Cannicella and of Tufo, and the various buildings in medieval, Renaissance and modern that make the city a true masterpiece.

Orvieto is a city that tells its story every day of the year, with nearly three thousand years of history behind it, every building, every street, every monument, every tower can only talk about it and the best part is that this past so rich still seems to flow in the air.
Defined since the ancient times the city high and strange that touches the sky, Orvieto can fascinate every visitor, enchanted by its history, its art and its many traditions.

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Click here to see our video (only in Italian) to discover a “preview” of some glimpses of the city of Orvieto