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Pozzo della Cava

Via della Cava 28, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 342373
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Interesting, low key, well documented site

The Pozzo Della Cava shows the pre Roman and medieval underground construction discovered under one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RobertMass013
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Ashfield, Massachusetts
Not Your Average Basement

I enjoyed this little excursion so much. The owner of the home above discovered this historic gem... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Savta Basya S
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Chicago, Illinois
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Via della Cava 28, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pozzo Della Cava shows the pre Roman and medieval underground construction discovered under one of the many ancient houses in the town. The extent of the excavations made by Etruscans and the later inhabitants, as well as the varied uses made of the chambers,...More

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Grazie mille per aver apprezzato sia la parte archeologica che dei negozi e dei servizi. Ci teniamo che l'esperienza sia...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed this little excursion so much. The owner of the home above discovered this historic gem and the Italian government excavated the site. Now for a few Euros you can see how the Etruscans and later communities lived on this hilltop. These caves held...More

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Grazie per la bella recensione. Unica annotazione: il governo italiano ha solo tassato il sito, che è stato riportato alla...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Put this on your "to do" list while visiting Orvieto. The Etruscans have left behind lots for us to ponder and admire, and after walking around here and seeing the caves that they made, it will only enhance your sense of wonder of what took...More

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Grazie infinite per la bella recensione. Il senso di meraviglia che ha provato ci rende particolarmente felici.

Reviewed 3 March 2017

we found this place walking around and with the cheap ticket price, we went in. the old guy on the door doesn't seem to speak any English but he was very welcoming. he pointed us to the leaflets in other languages so we could read...More

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Grazie per la recensione. Se ad accogliervi c'era un signore anziano che non parla inglese, vi è capitato di trovare...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

After seeing Orvieto Underground, come here to extend your experience. You can really get the sense of what it was like in this industrious little city atop a hill, where the cellars dug into the rock beneath the houses were used for wine storage, olive...More

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Grazie mille per la sua bella recensione. Sappiamo che a breve il Pozzo di San Patrizio sarà di nuovo aperto...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is a privately owned historic site and well worth a visit! The caves aren't huge but they are very interesting with lots of helpful information in Italian, English, Spanish, German and French. It is cheap at £3 and gives you an insight into a...More

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Grazie infinite per il tempo che ha voluto dedicarci per la sua bella recensione. Siamo felici che abbia potuto godere...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stumbled on this place while waiting for our favorite deli to reopen from the afternoon break. What a fun discovery and a sweet man running the place. It's off the beaten path so we had the place to ourselves. 20min well spent!

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Grazie per la sua recensione

Reviewed 17 October 2016

After all the group tours we had been on, this short, quiet, self-guided tour was a nice change. We showed up, paid the entry fee and then walked through the short tour with no one else in sight. The site is very well done with...More

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Grazie per la recensione. Ci piace che abbia notato come, essendo il percorso a senso unico, si abbia l'impressione di...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is a really interesting tour of about 6 caves restored by the owner of the property. It is clean and everything is well displayed. All the information for each part is available in English and in several other languages. If you had to choose...More

1  Thank Flower_golf
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This off the beaten path cave is so well done, with multi-language signage for an easy self-guided tour. I had the entire place to myself and it was truly like falling back in time. The tour ends on a garden patio where I had one...More

1  Thank Robin R
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Grazie della sua recensione. Ci capita spesso di essere confrontati con altre strutture del territorio e/o della regione, ma è...More

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Nancy R
bonjour! J'aimerais savoir combien de temps pour la visite? Merci!
9 April 2017|
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Response from Sciarra_Orvieto | Property representative |
Buongiorno! Se prenota una visita guidata classica il tempo è intorno ai 40 minuti, mentre per le visite tematiche si sale a un'ora circa. Se invece preferisce fare da sola, il tempo dipende solo da lei! Di solito con 20... More
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