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Orvieto Caves

Piazza Duomo 24, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 344891
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Good historical perspective tour

we took the last tour of the day and only bought the tickets about 60 minutes before the tour... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Folsom, California
Awesome caves

We had a guide named rosita who was really informative. The caves were very interesting and I think... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Seamus F
via mobile
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Piazza Duomo 24, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 344891
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

we took the last tour of the day and only bought the tickets about 60 minutes before the tour. There were only 6 people in our group but we were told that an earlier tour that day had 30. the small group made the tour...More

Thank ready2travel16
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a guide named rosita who was really informative. The caves were very interesting and I think it is a good place to visit. Probably not so good if you have limited mobility.

Thank Seamus F
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had a tour of the caves with an English speaking Italian guide who was most informative. I highly recommend taking the tour.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Orvieto was beautiful and the history of the cave systems was interesting and entertaining, able to keep 9 teenagers entertained for about and hour. The route was fairly easy with only a few places where you need to climb or duck your head and it...More

1  Thank travelswithkat
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This approximate 1 hour tour is quite educational with regard to the Etruscan, Roman and medieval uses of “The Rock” of Orvieto and its numerous caves. Trip Advisor should change the title of this to Orvieto Underground though as the tour is known. Facing the...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

You purchase your ticket in building in front of the duomo. They tell you when the guide will meet you and they then take you to the underground caves. You are shown the holes in the walls that still exist from where the pigeons would...More

Thank TaketheShot
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We highly recommend taking the time to travel underground in Orvieto. The tunnels and caves are dusty and can be difficult at times to travel, BUT it was highly worth the effort of travelling on these paths that townspeople used thousands of years ago. We...More

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Did this tour today, was expecting it to quite touristy but really fascinating due to our guide Rosita. She spoke excellent English and gave us 2500 years of history of the underground caves here. An hour very well spent, good value and my wife who...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Over the past 3000 years the owners of this land dug an unbelievable amount of tunnels into the soft volcanic rock under their homes. A guided tour is the best way to see the Orvieto underground & the guide can explain the different caves in...More

Thank Wendy w
Reviewed 26 September 2017

At a reasonable price we experienced a deep look into the rocky past of this area. informative,short and sweet. Thanks to the historical society for preserving another important part of history.

Thank Preston T
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11 April 2017|
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Response from Kolka2014 | Reviewed this property |
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
28 August 2015|
Response from Plant_Girl_11 |
Yes, find the office in the Duomo plaza, number 23