5 Hostels a Orvieto, Italy
Orvieto is an extraordinary example of the integration between nature and the work of man, in symbiosis with the tuff cliff on which the city stands.
Visiting Orvieto means journeying through history, for traces of each and every period since almost three thousand years.
The two statues of Boniface VIII which are set on the opposite ends of the town gates, Porta Soliana and Porta Maggiore, they serve as symbols for the attention that Orvietoboasts, both for visiting the town and the traditional hospitality of its inhabitants.
The most representative buildings in Orvieto are the Town Hall or Palazzo Comunale, Palazzo del Popolo, the Duomo or Cathedral and Palazzo dei Sette which rose next to the older churches such as San Giovenale or Sant'Andrea and the noble private palaces and tower houses in town.
Furthermore there are many convents, such as San Domenico, San Francesco, Sant'Agostino and Santa Maria dei Servi, and the complex of the Papal Palace which are them all very interesting.
The water relationship between architecture and nature is the inscription on the famous well called Pozzo di San Patrizio.
The Tiber valley draws its name from the Tevere river crossing Umbria from north to south featuring beautiful landscapes and green hills and in Orvieto the river crosses and waters the surrounding valley.
Orvieto white wine is very much appreciated for its typical taste and it combines very well with the local delicacies.
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About Orvieto, Italy
Longitude:12° 65' 0'' E (12.1)