From Rome: Orvieto Wine Tasting Tour
- Duration: 10 hours
Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome for the day on a 14-hour bike tour through the lovely landscapes of Lazio and Umbria. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer by train to the Tiber Valley for the start of your biking adventure. Experience the tranquility of the Alviano Nature Reserve, and pedal uphill to Civita di Bagnoregio. Known locally as “The Dying Town,” the once thriving cliff side village is one of Italy’s most beautiful towns from the Middle Ages. Perched on a plateau of rock that is connected to the rest of the world by a narrow bridge, cross on foot or by bike for breathtaking views. Continue biking through the lovely landscapes of Umbria, heading for Orvieto, the climax of your day. Built on a summit of volcanic tuff, the city’s defensive walls are constructed from tufa stone. Explore Orvieto's enchanting streets and go to the impressive 14th-century cathedral (D...
Departure in the morning towards Orvieto, a small village in Umbria, which can be described as an open museum protected by time and naturally contained by the tuff on which is situated overlooking all the valley. Orvieto stuns the visitor from the very first sight, with its cobbled lanes, piazzas, and churches. Visit the Duomo, with its ornate facade, and the San Patrizio well, made from tuff with a double snail ladder of approximately 248 steps. After the town tour, you'll move on to the green hills in the south of Orvieto, where new flavors await at a well-known local winery. Wine and food tasting takes place here, and you will savor various types of wine and typical Umbrian delicacies. After the meal, your experience ends with the return trip to Rome
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Well organized tour with an enthusiastic guide. The climbs are easy to do with the E bike. Civita and Ovieto nice places.