Many of my dear readers seemed to agree: Orvieto beats out Perugia in my battle of the day trips. I’ll be doing a similar post to this about Perugia, too; but first, let’s talk about the particulars of a day trip to Orvieto from Rome.
1. We took the 9:05 train from Termini, which got us in at 10:23; we took the 4:09pm train back, which got us in at 5:16pm. Not bad. The tickets ran us about 7 euro each.
2. When you get there, the funicular is directly across from the station, and it’s 95 centesimi and good for 70 minutes. The ride up takes a few minutes tops.
3. When you get to the top, go to your immediate left, walk up the ramp and head through the ornate castle-looking archway to the community park. As soon as you enter, head to your right and walk around the guards’ catwalks for a spectacular view of the surrounding countryside.
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