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Private tour to Orvieto & Bagnoregio

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A journey into ancient art: a tour to Orvieto and Bagnoregio

Walk the ancient streets of Orvieto then cross a unique bridge only connection to Civita di Bagnoregio tiny village. All this directly from your accommodation in Florence, after a comfortable ride of less than 2 hours.

ORVIETO

Breath the culture and unforgettable beauty of the small city of Orvieto. High above the valley, Orvieto was built on an underground tunnels system (over 1200!) of volcanic rock. Etruscan origins of the city were traced back to the 19th century BC. From 236 BC the Romans took it over and called it Urbs Vetus, from which ‘Orvieto’ derives.

St. Patrick’s Well

Take the 248 stairs down to reach the bottom of this historical well. Built during the 1500s on orders of Pope Clement VII who feared the water supply would be insufficient in case of a siege, the well is about 53 meters (174 ft) deep, surrounded by 72 windows!

Two access stairs allowed mules to independently downward and upward with their vessels. An inscription in Latin mentions ‘What nature stinted for provision, industry has supplied‘.

The magnificent Cathedral

Visit the imposing Cathedral with its particular mosaic façade, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture built at the end of the 1200s. Get lost in the ancient atmosphere of the wine and artisan shops, thousands of years of majorca ceramics tradition and unforgettable views.

CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO

Your amazing tour continues with a 30 minutes drive to reach the second impressive must-seen town in Italy: Civita di Bagnoregio.

Cross the bridge 

Atop a hill over a wide valley, Civita di Bagnoregio is a real fairy tale only reachable by foot: from a striking bridge that makes the village seem floating in the air. Wonder the narrow streets, medieval stone houses and spectacular views of the valley below.

Ancient roots

This small characteristic town has Etruscan origins and more than 2500 years of history! In origin, the area where the city magnificently rises today was occupied by the acropolis, with temples and forums.

The Etruscans and the Romans later, were aware of the territory’s instability and thus they implemented important maintenance works to steam the two rivers and rain waters.

Explore the dying village

After the Romans, the village was neglected and slowly abandoned by its population. Today Civita di Bagnoregio is called the dying village, as less than 11 people inhabitants the town due to erosion and landslides, the town is everything but sleepy as many visitors come to get a glimpse of this unique treasure.

 

 

Your splendid private day tour to Orvieto and Bagnoregio ends with a drive back to your accommodation in Florence.

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Can we reserve a local guide directly on site on the day?
Unfortunately, no! If you’d like to add this optional service you must book it at the time of reservation, or at least a few days in advance.

 

 

How much walking is involved on this tour from Florence to Orvieto and Bagnoregio?
You can only get to Civita di Bagnoregio by walking over a steep bridge, plus walking at the discovery of the tiny village.

 

 

Are the entrance fees included in the price?
The entrance fees are not included in the price. If you are interested, your driver can give you all the info to buy the admission tickets on-site.
Keep in mind that normally in Italy, it is mandatory to have shoulders and knees covered to enter religious sites.

 

 

Are meals included in the price?
Meals are not included on this tour so you are free to decide the option that best suits your needs. Your driver can suggest you according to your taste.

 

 

Is this tour, accessible for people with disability?
Yes, it is! We can accommodate people with reduced mobility and foldable wheelchair/scooters users.
Please note: it is mandatory to specify each specific need at the time of booking and in case of wheelchairs/scooters, the exact dimensions to be sure they can fit in the trunk of the vehicle.

 

 

You may find additional info on our FAQs page, in the Private Tours section.

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