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We enjoyed taking the underground tour in Orvieto, but if you have any issues with mobility (bad knees, for example), the second half of the tour can be a major problem. The first half of the tour was fairly easy; the second half takes you...More
After seeing a few posters in Todi, decided to take the drive to Orvieto to see the caves. So glad we did, we checked with the office ( next to info centre) and there was a 11.15 tour and would take about 1 hour. It...More
So interesting to see the caves below the city and learn about their history and functional evolution over time. We learned that most properties in the old town of Orvieto have a cave below that belongs to them! Inexpensive, only an hour long, great change...More
How amazing to find a whole world from ancient times right under the streets you are walking on today. You book your time slot at the tourist info opposite the duomo and meet your group outside the info office. A 5 minute walk takes you...More
Fascinating to see how residents survived in the maze of underground caverns, pre-dating Christianity.
More lighting really is needed as the ground is uneven and you can't see where you are putting your feet.
The first area you are taken to is manageable, but the...More
We visited in late August and these tiger mosquitos made my life so miserable that I had to take antihistamine pills for a week and had to wear long pants and skirts cause my legs looked TERRIBLE. Please use mosquito repellants in general in Tuscany...More
When you buy your ticket in the main square, ask for a tour in your language. They run very frequently in Italian and English. The tour guide was great, really knew all the detail and could answer all of the questions. The caves were fascinating...More
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Sorry for taking so long to react to your inquiry. The tour takes about one hour and I found it very interesting. For the rest of the town, I would have liked to stay at least 3 days. It was a great relief to get away from... More
Sorry for taking so long to react to your inquiry. The tour takes about one hour and I found it very interesting. For the rest of the town, I would have liked to stay at least 3 days. It was a great relief to get away from the maddening crowd of tourists in Rome and later on in Florence. In my one day stay I only managed to walk about the town, visit the church and the National museum of Etruscan art. Both well worth the visit. But I would have liked to visit the other museum, the Necropolis and the double helix well at the edge of town. And then I would have liked to just laze around the square, poke around in the stores and just enjoy this beautiful citadel.