Orvieto: History and art in a golden framework and amid great shops and wine cellars


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
it would be better to have someone help you in few parts of the city.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), German (fluent), Italian (fluent)

from the Etruscans to the present day glamour .

Some of the greatest artists both in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance left evidence of their presence on top of this Rock made of golden volcanic tufa stones. The bright golden mosaic tiles of the Duomo, Signorelli's outstanding Last Judgment frescoes, as well as the Fortress with its "mysterious" well are only some of the beauties of this gorgeous town.
Don't forget that Orvieto's wine has always been praised as one of the best in the country and its shops and gastronomy will of course attract you.


Our itinerary will depend on the meeting place and whether you are a first time visitor or on your needs as a connoisseur of the area.
We will anyway visit the major attractions and whatever is included in the main inbox to fulfill what is described in it.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet up location: I will give specific directions for every meeting point during the booking process.

Meeting point at the railway station or on request at your hotel in town.

End location: Meet up location: I will give specific directions for every meeting point during the booking process.

End location: If you feel comfortable after 3,00 hours I can leave you to explore and shop on your own.

Duration: 3 hours


walking tour

What’s Included

walking tour amid the little alleys of Orvieto with their outstanding golden color and amid attractive shops, visit of the Cathedral both inside and outside and, on request, visit of the fortress with St. Patrick's well.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - you need 4 euros to enter the Cathedral and the rest depends on your needs, an average lunch could be 25,00 euros.

What’s Extra

entrance fees to the Duomo and St. Patrick's well.
On request
Cost for wine taste and lunch for a total of about 40/50 euros each.


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Marco is friendly and knowledgeable about Umbria, Italy, history, architecture and art. He is passionate about the area and presents information in an animated and entertaining way.
Michael Reiman

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