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Orvieto Sotterranea

Piazza del Duomo 23, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 344891
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Shouldn’t be missed

On the advice of our B and B owner we did this tour and it should not be missed. The English... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RickyG48
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Melbourne, Australia
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Excellent tour of the public tunnels; most are privately owned.

This office right across from the Duomo will set you up with a brilliant guide who will take you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
flaneur40
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New York City, New York
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Piazza del Duomo 23, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the advice of our B and B owner we did this tour and it should not be missed. The English speaking guide was exceptional and the whole tour was fascinating and informative, amazing and all the other superlatives you can think of. Can’t say...More

Thank RickyG48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This office right across from the Duomo will set you up with a brilliant guide who will take you through two of the hundred of tunnels existing in a warren of passageways underneath Orvieto. The reasons were not for burials like catacombs, but for mining...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This underground tour is really interesting and can be booked from the tourist information in the main square opposite the Duomo. It was very reasonably priced and lasted an hour or so. The English speaking tour leaves at 11.15 daily and the guide was really...More

Thank happytravellady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the underground history of Orvieto. These caves and tunnels date back to the Etruscans. There is so much history here. We enjoyed this tour and left with a new understanding of the Umbrian history.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed this 6-euro english tour of the caves below Orvieto. Our guide had very good english and showed us the fascinating and surprising features of the caves from etruscan and medieval times. Don't miss this unless you're claustrophobic! Book ahead. Good to...More

Thank jen10583
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Well worth doing as it really reveals how much underground there is beneath the city. Its cools but you need to be able to bend down in places and also to be able to get up narrow staircases.

Thank Roomdetective
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The underground visit is a must in Orvieto. Just take your tickets at the tourism office, in front of the Cathedral. In my case I just had to wait half an hour to start my tour. Tours are in Italian and English and it takes...More

Thank Angel C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

First off, go to the Orvieto Underground Office first thing on your day to book your tour, do not expect to turn up and go then as you have to reserve a slot! With that out of the way, the tour itself... It lasts about...More

Thank Gothnak
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Little did we suspect there was a whole underground city in historic Orvieto, a vast network of caves in which businesses thrived, people sheltered & pigeons were bred! The hour long walking tour was well worth the small fee; the English speaking guide knowledgeable &...More

Thank LondonCLK
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A really cool tour of the underground cities and caves. I learned alot about the city. Keep in mind some spaces are tight and the steps steep, so if you're claustrophobic this might not be for you.

Thank brittneyraquel02
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Paula P
3 April 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
No problems to get tickets on arrival. 👍
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Candice W
10 April 2016|
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Response from JWilcoxRN |
I think the last tour each day is around 4pm.
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the5reeds
24 February 2016|
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Response from ADRIMb | Reviewed this property |
Il giro dura circa un'ora; magari in caso di domande supplementari alla guida potrebbe protrarsi per 70 minuti.
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