Museo Claudio Faina e Civico
Stage your own archaeological dig at this fantastic museum opposite the cathedral. It houses one of Italy's foremost collection of...
Cattedrale di Orvieto
Nothing can prepare you for the visual feast that is Orvieto's Gothic cathedral, begun in 1290. The black-and-white marble banding of...
Cappella del Corporale
The ‘Chapel of the Body’ houses the blood-stained altar linen from Bolsena, and features frescoes by Ugolino di Prete Ilario that...
In photo-op range of the cathedral's northwest wall is this wine bar and eatery. Try the cheese platter with local honey and pears for...
This family-run enoteca and cafe serves up panini and sausages, washed down with dozens of local wines from the ancient cellar.
Orvieto Underground information
Lonely Planet review
The coolest place in Orvieto (literally), this series of 440 caves has been used for millennia by locals for various purposes, including as WWII bomb shelters, refrigerators, wells and, during many a pesky Roman or barbarian siege, as dovecotes to trap the usual one-course dinner: pigeon (still seen on local restaurant menus as palombo ).
The 45-minute tours (with English-speaking guides) leave from in front of the tourist office.