Orvieto, Cività and Bolsena


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Activity Level



Food and Wine, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
The Volvo is large and comfortable, I can always help you in and out of the car.

Maximum travelers: 4



Italian (fluent), Spanish (conversational), German (fluent), Dutch (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Etruscan places

The etruscan past is one of the most fascinating chapters of Italian history. They can be considered the cultural ancestors of the Romans. This day takes you to discover three towns on the border between Tuscany, Umbria and Latium: Orvieto, Cività di Bagnoregio and Bolsena.
Orvieto is often considered the religious capital of the Etruscans; its late medieval Duomo is one of the most spectacular churches of Europe.
Cività di Bagnoregio is a tiny village on a tufa rock that can only be reached walking over a pedestrian bridge. The entrance gate - cut out of the solid rock - seems to date back to the third century BC.
We also spend some time in the quiet Bolsena close to its idyllic lake, and spend the afternoon discovering the catacombs of Saint Cristina.


After a walking tour in Orvieto - about two hours - we drive to Cività di Bagnoregio (20 miles) and discover one of Italy's most remarkable hilltop towns. After a brief lunch, we continue our journey to Bolsena (20 miles).
We return to Orvieto in the late afternoon (25 miles).

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel or B & B in Umbria

End location: Your hotel or B & B in Umbria

Duration: 9 hours


Volvo V70 Kinetic 2011.
A large and comfortable car for up to 4 passengers.

What’s Included

Other: Our tour includes the transfer to and from your hotel in Umbria to Bolsena and Cività, as well as a guided walking tour in Orvieto, Cività and Bolsena.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euro - lunch and entrance fees

What’s Extra

Other: Entrances fees and lunch.



A Recent Review of this tour

Werner was an amazing guide and we thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Orvieto and Civita are my favorites. He arranged when we visited each place to optimize ability to view without many crowds. He appeared quite knowledgeable about many topics and seemed quite authentic in saying when something was an opinion and factual items. We highly recommend him.
Marie Thursby

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