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Orvieto

Nestled atop a volcanic plateau in the heart of Italy, the medieval jewel of Orvieto beckons with its enchanting allure and captivating history.

 

This picturesque town, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, is a testament to the Etruscan and Roman civilizations that once thrived here. Orvieto's crowning glory is the magnificent Orvieto Cathedral, a stunning masterpiece of Gothic architecture adorned with intricate carvings and colorful mosaics.

 

As you wander through the labyrinthine cobblestone streets, you'll discover charming piazzas, artisan workshops, and inviting cafes where you can savor the region's renowned Orvieto Classico wine. Uncover the secrets of Orvieto's underground, exploring the ancient Etruscan caves and tunnels that lie beneath the town. The panoramic views from the town's edge are simply breathtaking, showcasing the rolling hills of Umbria.

 

Orvieto is a hidden gem, a destination where history, art, and natural beauty converge, inviting you to immerse yourself in its timeless charm and experience the authentic essence of Italian life.

Below is a proposed set of activities we'll be happy to customize to your liking:

Day 1: Arrival at Palazzo Misciattelli by private car or transfer from the train station to the palace. Accommodation in the rooms and restaurant dinner organized by us

 

Day 2: walking tour of Orvieto with a guide to discover the beauties of the city with a tasting of typical products in the palace garden. Complimentary lunch

Cooking class and dinner with your host, Arrigo and Cooking teacher, Agnese

 

Day 3 transfer to Hosteria di Villalba, walk to discover wild herbs, lunch using the collected herbs, return to the palace

Lesson from Rosaria creating terracotta flowers and aperitif

 

Day 4 visit and cooking class at DECUGNANO DEI BARBI in a deconsecrated cellar, return to the palace, free dinner

 

Day 5 olive harvest with lunch among the olive trees, visit to the oil mill with new oil tasting, return to Palazzo Misciattelli and dinner on site with Federica

 

Day 6 departure by own means or transfer to the train station.

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