Bed and Breakfast ad Orvieto in Umbria



What to see around the B&B La Corniola

Orvieto: 10 km from the b & b, the city of Orvieto offers tourists many attractions and things to see, from its geographical position on an ancient tufa rock, to the magnificent Cathedral in Gothic-Romanesque style. Orvieto has a large historic center with Renaissance and medieval palaces and churches. The proposal of Etruscan and Roman museums and archaeological sites is also rich. For more information about the city of Orvieto:

Lake Bolsena: 29 km away is the town of Bolsena and the lake of the same name that has clear waters and equipped beaches, ideal for those who love lake tourism and relaxation. The same Bolsena is a country of Etruscan origins like Orvieto and has its majestic symbol in its territorial museum inside the beautiful Castello Monaldeschi.

Civita di Bagnoregio: not far away, the village of Civita in the Viterbo Tuscia is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, immersed in the enchanting scenery of the valley of the calanchi. It is now almost completely uninhabited and retains the charm of a long history. The little church of San Donato is very characteristic, right in the center of the village.

Ficulle: small Umbrian village a few km from the b & b, has medieval origins as evidenced by its ancient fortress and the stone tower. Local craftsmanship and the processing of “cocci” and ceramics are much appreciated. After passing Ficulle near Montegabbione do not miss a visit to the Convent of Scarzuola.

Lago di Corbara: the lake between Orvieto and Todi is a basin of water obtained from the damming of the Tiber river. The whole territory is an uncontaminated area that is part of the Tiber river park, a paradise for lovers of hiking, trekking and fishing.

Todi: the Umbrian city of one of the first Italian dialect poets, Jacopone da Todi, is a city on a human scale with a beautiful old town characterized by the great Piazza del Popolo and the cathedral. The Marian shrine of the Consolation and the Romanesque church of San Fortunato are also of considerable interest.

Viterbo: less than an hour the city of Lazio, known as the city of the Popes deserves a visit, in particular the center enclosed by ancient walls surrounds palaces and churches of relief, above all the beautiful Papal Palace and the church of S. Rose. The ancient medieval districts of Piano Scarano and San Pellegrino are very suggestive. Also noteworthy in Viterbo are the spas of the “Terme dei Papi”.

Terni, Marmore Falls: 1 hour to reach the modern city of Terni that offers attractions such as the archaeological area of ​​Carsulae and the Marmore waterfalls (the highest in Europe).

Other places of interest: Perugia and Assisi (1 hour and a half), Rome and Florence are easily reachable by train from Orvieto station in an hour and two hours respectively.