ESCAPE TO: ORVIETO

Driving to Orvieto, from any direction, causes your heart to skip a beat. It truly is 'Amore a prima vista' (Love at First Sight)! The city sits perched above an Umbrian valley, like a crown filled with jewels of church steeples.
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Insalata caprese con mozzarella di bufala, pomodori e basilico - “Caprese” salad with buffalo’s milk mozzarella and vine ripened tomatoes

Insalata caprese con mozzarella di bufala, pomodori e basilico - “Caprese” salad with buffalo’s milk mozzarella and vine ripened tomatoes

Classic Tiramisu for One - La Dolce Vita

Classic Tiramisu for One - La Dolce Vita

Strolling the streets of Orvieto, you stop for a coffee, gelato or a long lunch sitting under the shadow of the Duomo. Shopping fresh and local in the Thursday or Saturday market adds a note of excitement to your visit.

Strolling the streets of Orvieto, you stop for a coffee, gelato or a long lunch sitting under the shadow of the Duomo. Shopping fresh and local in the Thursday or Saturday market adds a note of excitement to your visit.

Cathedral: central portal

Cathedral: central portal

Orvieto travel guide

Orvieto travel guide

The Hill Town of Orvieto rises dramatically amidst volcanic cliffs, a defensive marvel of 16th Century Italian architecture.

The Hill Town of Orvieto rises dramatically amidst volcanic cliffs, a defensive marvel of 16th Century Italian architecture.

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

The Alta Rocca Wine Resort sits atop the magnificent Tuff Cliff, offering a panorama of rolling green hills overlooking Orvieto.

The Alta Rocca Wine Resort sits atop the magnificent Tuff Cliff, offering a panorama of rolling green hills overlooking Orvieto.

Tuscan wines blend indigenous varieties like Grechetto, Procanico, Malvasia, and Canaiolo with the traditional Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.

Tuscan wines blend indigenous varieties like Grechetto, Procanico, Malvasia, and Canaiolo with the traditional Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

The Alta Rocca Wine Resort, in Umbria, Italy

The Alta Rocca Wine Resort, in Umbria, Italy

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Orvieto - Venue & Menu

Umbria has a remarkable culinary and wine heritage, marked by a standard and tradition of hospitality, whose basic principles are the simplicity and genuineness of the products offered.

Umbria has a remarkable culinary and wine heritage, marked by a standard and tradition of hospitality, whose basic principles are the simplicity and genuineness of the products offered.

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