Grand Hotel Italia

Via di Piazza del Popolo, 13, Orvieto, Umbria, 05018, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Orvieto

Bolsena - It's just like going home!

A travel blog entry by colgaz

4
15

... There was no wind but the coastal breeze made it a very pleasant place to be. During the day on Tuesday a strong onshore wind came up and the complexion of the sea changed dramatically. The storm surge (there is no other name for it), has been incredible. The sea has become a raging 'washing-machine' with 2 mtrs of white water crashing onto the beach. So strong has it been that most of the beaches have been closed and sea spry is over everything. I asked one of the retailers if this ...

Never give up!

A travel blog entry by jmayo

9
20

... of horses pulling really small carriages with people in them. By the time we saw the flower-laden oxen pulling more carts we decided a detour was in order. So we wound our way down a different route on the way to get on the A1 which is the toll road that runs to Rome. Right at the toll plaza where you get your ticket there was a police car doing random checks. So of course we get pulled over! He came over and said some things in Italian and we knew this would be fun ...

Orvieto underground

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

22

... outside the city walls. Quite pleasant till the rain started! Fortunately, we weren't too far from Porta Maggiore, so were able to re-enter the city. No umbrella so I'd been hugging the walls till we found a cafe, and just in time, as the heavens opened. It poured and hailed.....shades of Ronda! Rather enjoyed sipping coffee and watching poor unfortunates dash through the rain.

Once the rain reduced to a slight drizzle, ...

St Valentine

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

20

... the Carmalites are thin on the ground in Italy, four priests had come over as missionaries from the very south of India, where the Carmalite faith has a strong following. Even though it was technically shut, one of the priests brought us into the church and gave us a guided tour, which very generous. His english was good, so we had a wide ranging discussion ...

WET WET WET

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

5

... was wet, and as for my poor boots, they were sopping from the insides out.

I must admit, Paul wasn't any drier, though he coped better!!!

Fortunately we had our beach towels in the boot, so were able to wrap those around ourselves for the journey back to the hotel. Tried not to drip too much as we headed up the backstairs to our room.

Later that afternoon the sun came out so we walked around Terni.
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Via di Piazza del Popolo, 13, Orvieto, is near Narni Underground, Orvieto Caves, Torre del Moro, and Pozzo della Cava.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good