Travel Blogs from Orvieto, Italy

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Hill top town of Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Hill top town of Orvieto

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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A short rest stop in the tiny hill top town of Orvieto was a great way to stretch the legs and take in some of the amazing sites found in this little town. Besides the amazing views from a top the hill the town also boasted and amazing cathedral which ...

Lake Lark, Trasimeno, Italy travel blog

Lake Lark

A travel blog entry by easties

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... our livers had no time to recover - there is some good wine in Italy. Our guide book says that as a country, not only does Italy make the most wine in the world but it is also the largest consumer. We helped them along with this statistic. We had seen ...

Day Six - The Orvieto Bus Trip, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Day Six - The Orvieto Bus Trip

A travel blog entry by needlemind

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... rather than heading back down to the bottom of the funicular railway (as expected), it instead headed back up the hill and into Orvieto town again!   Fortunately it was a circular bus trip, so we eventually ended up back at the bus top by the top of ...

Orville's Hometown, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orville's Hometown

A travel blog entry by yellowbus.2011

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Not after all Orville's hometown but a stripy Duomo and another beautiful hill top town with good views and a gelateria or two. We managed a trip by train and once again despite our best efforts suffered as Sam and Rosie's panic at getting on and off ...

Italia, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Italia

A travel blog entry by johnny322

... (no need to have an account!) Rome http://ucdavis.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2226808&l=c948c&id =3206260 Orvieto http://ucdavis.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2226809&l=9e178&id =3206260 Venice ...

Not a bad place to spend the night..., Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Not a bad place to spend the night...

A travel blog entry by darrenhough74

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We ended up in Orvieto sa we saw a friends photos of the catherdral and thought it was a must see. The cathedral was like a mini Florence Duomo, but 100% cleaner as the one in Florence is nearly black on the outside with pollution. The front facade on ...

Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto

A travel blog entry by blairlax26

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Our weekend in Umbria began with a night in the small town of Orvieto, built on an island of volcanic rock in a valley that was once a ...

Travel, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Travel

A travel blog entry by carnold

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... about it.  It wasn’t funny to anyone else. Three hours later we arrived at the Orvieto train station and the real adventure began: driving in Italy.  Because we’re staying at little Agriturismos out in the country side, we (well, ...

Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto

A travel blog entry by vinoraja

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Week 20 cont... 12/07/2012 We did a stop over at this town as it was meant to be a really pretty small town...apparently this town used to control the power between Rome and Sienna. The town was quiet small and really pretty with pretty awesome views. We ...

Subterranean Romans., Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Subterranean Romans.

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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... as 1004AD). The one that really stuck out though, (and boy did it stick out!) was the gigantic gothic catherdral 'Duomo Di Orvieto' with its classic black and white stripes. This one though was finished all over the façade with amazing mosaics, not just ...

Orvieto for 3 days, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto for 3 days

A travel blog entry by marymichael84

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... . This was an amazing experience…these caves and tunnels built under the city, some as old as 4000 years …the whole of Orvieto is actually built on volcanic lava which is very light and porous but also very strong. It seems to come off in your ...

Day 242, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Day 242

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto

A travel blog entry by lnrac

... . ill post some pics on here of it.  It literally made me look like an ant. it was soooo peaceful walking around orvieto... there was even a guy walking around playing an accordion!!! i found several cats there and of course took pictures with them ...

Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy, Italy travel blog

Orvieto

A travel blog entry by bertaloon

Amazing duomo. Call from Carlos. Dinner. Small ass ...

farewell to italy, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

farewell to italy

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

So we made it to Orvieto at last. and now we head for ...

Rest Stop on the Road to Rome, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Rest Stop on the Road to Rome

A travel blog entry by the_stamms

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... hopping off a train in a town that looked good, and this time, we made the right decision. The guidebooks say that Orvieto is a classic Italian hill town, but because of its easy accessibility via train, it is often a place that people simply ...

Orvieto/Civita di Bagnoregio and Wine!, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto/Civita di Bagnoregio and Wine!

A travel blog entry by carnold

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... Italian (and I did it all AND held a conversation about our trip and the weather and where we were from!), quickly bought some Orvieto Classico wine (what this city is known for other than ceramics and its Duomo), and then ran back to our car. We got ...

Finally better weather - enjoying being a tourist!, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Finally better weather - enjoying being a tourist!

A travel blog entry by sasha0001

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Orvieto, Umbria, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto, Umbria

A travel blog entry by toragmac

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Umbria Hill Town, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Umbria Hill Town

A travel blog entry by nancyjill

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28-07-08 Orvieto is a cool hill town in Umbria. Still under the Umbrian sun. It is about 2 hours and a few minutes from Assisi. Not as many steep ups and downs, but lots of cobblestones. We took a funicular from the train to the top of the hill, then ...

Snow in March!!!, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Snow in March!!!

A travel blog entry by courtneybrannan

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... wasn’t snowing when we had passed it earlier.  Obviously we were not meant to go to Civita di Bagnoregio.  We got to Orvieto where it was raining and freezing cold.  Cinzia told us we HAD to go to the well and to a church so we were ...

Orvieto - It Is All About The Cathedral, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto - It Is All About The Cathedral

A travel blog entry by adrianmurray

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... into the Umbrian countryside, to the town of Orvieto. It is a two hour or so regional train trip towards Roma. Arriving at Orvieto's station, you are greeted by the town above you, with the wall of its old fort hanging over the hill. Luckily a ...

Road trip to Assisi..., Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Road trip to Assisi...

A travel blog entry by eliandvicky

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... the town in awe and went in the little church. It is just so authentic Italy. We then drove to Orvieto. Orvieto's Duomo has Italy's liveliest facade (from 1330), thanks to architect Lorenzo Maitani and many others. It is black and white stone, unlike ...

Beautiful hill town, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Beautiful hill town

A travel blog entry by jojorockstar

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... the town on foot. I had two great meals here – lunch was the freshest caprese salad, bread and Orvieto Classico. For dinner, I took a recommendation from a local ticket counter girl and ate at Café Palumbo. I started with red wine and ...

Orvieto, Italy, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto, Italy

A travel blog entry by travelmenu

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... for Orvieto in 5 minutes. We ran to information to find out if we needed a ticket then hopped on the train to Orvieto - yippee!! We were seriously wondering if maybe Orvieto was a place we should not be visiting. We were fortunate enough to find a ...

Rome to Orvieto - Hire car rocks this time around, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Rome to Orvieto - Hire car rocks this time around

A travel blog entry by kirksontour

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... was a breeze and Kirky drove like an Italian (well a slow Italian who uses indicators). We drove for 2 hours to Orvieto, a tiny hillside town complete with city walls and the whole windy cobblestone streets and Tuscan villa thing. Driving into town ...

Onward into Umbria, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Onward into Umbria

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

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We arrived at Orvieto by train. The city sits precariously on top of a high promontory overlooking a fertile Umbrian Valley. There is a funicular tram car that will take you from the railroad station to the top of the cliff, where you can catch the bus ...

Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Orvieto

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... fris in de hete zomer en warmer hier dan buiten tijdens de erg koude winter). Er werden ook andere voedingswaren bewaard. Orvieto telt ongeveer 1200 uithollingen, 440 ervan zijn in kaart gebracht. Er is ook een plek waar alle grotjes kleine vierkante ...

Cute Orvieto, Orvietto, Italy travel blog

Cute Orvieto

A travel blog entry by andrewhubbard

... the train from Rome to Orvieto with no problem and the train was so clean, spacious and easy to use. It was so pleasant. Orvieto was everything that you might imagine an Italian Hill Town should be. It was cute as a button filled with lots of old ...

Ahhh...Orvieto and Capri, Orvieto, Italy travel blog

Ahhh...Orvieto and Capri

A travel blog entry by cdicosmo

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... food( we had a pear and pecorino cheese with honey, caprese salad and pasta allarrabiata and a bottle ( no surprise there!) of Orvieto wine! Delightful dinner! Made our way through the streets and headed back home for a good night's sleep! So, we are off ...

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