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Orvieto, Todi and Assisi

Orvieto, Todi and Assisi

ORVIETO is a picturesque hill town in Umbria that soars above the surrounding countryside characterized by vineyards and olive groves. It was once a flourishing Etruscan town (ancient Volsinii) between the 7th and 3rd Century B.C., as exemplified by the Etruscan necropolis of the Crocifisso del Tufo. In the 11th and 12th Century the city developed to a Communal government and expanded its rule over the surrounding territory. Orvieto has preserved its medieval appearance with beautiful Romanesque and Gothic buildings, notably the Duomo, a masterpiece of Italian Gothic. Orvieto is also famous for its wine, pottery and artisan shops.

TODI with its historical monuments, the medieval atmosphere and the unique beauty of its countryside is a real jewel in the heart of Italy. The ancient town, according to the tradition, was founded in about 2000 BC by the Umbrians, an Italic population after whom the Umbria region was named.

ASSISI, The tour starts with a visit to the Church of Santa Chiara, on the site where St. Francis was born, then a walk through the narrow streets that lead to the Basilica of St. Francis, which contains masterpieces by the fathers of the Italian art, Giotto and Cimabue. Last stop is the small Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, the site where St. Francis died.

* Your English speaking driver will meet you in the lobby of your hotel in the morning and the take you back as well.

All rates are quoted in Euro funds. Payment in Euro and/or Euro Travelers Cheques. Price includes English speaking driver for the tour.
Price does not include lunch, gratuities or entrance fees.

We can also offer you a private Licensed Guide who will give an escorted tour.

Official Licensed Guides are selected by us for expertise and service, and will ensure you get the most from your visit. For more information and pricing for Licensed Guides, please contact us.

If you are in possession of a Disabled Parking Permit, please bring it with you as it will allow our driver to have better access to the sites, for your comfort.
Price list
Mercedes A/C Sedan up to 4 people € 650
Mercedes A/C Minivan up to 6 people € 700
Mercedes A/C Minivan up to 8 people € 750
Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 15 people € 1800
Mercedes A/C Minibus up to 24 people € 2850
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