Starting point is Piazza Cahen, the south eastern side of the rock of Orvieto, to see the remains of the medieval fortress (XIV century), the ruins of the Etruscan Temple of Belvedere and the XVI century St Patrick’s Well sunk to supply water to the fortress in case of a siege. Walking uphill along Corso Cavour, the main street, we get first to the XIX century Mancinelli theatre, the medieval Torre del Moro and the adjoining Piazza del Popolo with the People’s Captain Palace.
Later on we take Duomo street that leads straight to the Cathedral, considered the most beautiful example of Gothic religious architecture in Italy. Detailed tour of both the exterior and interior of the Duomo built to keep a famous relic associated to a Eucharistic miracle happened in the nearby town of Bolsena. Inside the Duomo also a magnificent fresco cycle by Luca Signorelli about the End of the World and the Final Judgement.
The visit to the nearby Archeological Museum is optional and not included in the basic tour of the town.
Entry fees are additional and are to be paid by the client at the site.