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    SUPERMARKETS

    There are a few large supermarkets which have the opening hours of 8.00 to 13.00 and 16.00 to 20.00.The main one is at Orvieto Scalo, near the railway station. This is a COOP supermarket open from Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 20.00 and on Sundays only in the morning until 13.00:

    Coop
    P.zza del Commercio, 2
    Tel: +39 0763302473 

    GROCERY SHOPS
    Grocery shops are a little more expensive but give you a good idea of the Italian village life. Sometimes they will have better products than the big supermarkets. Orvieto is also filled with small corner grocery stores.

    Gastronomia Carraro
    Italian delicatessen shop
    Corso Cavour, 101
    +39 0763 342870




    WINE SHOPS
    Orvieto is a town not only renowed for its Etruscan origins and the marvellous cathedral but also for its delicious wine. Orvieto Classico is the most famous: it is a dry white wine, clean and somewhat delicate, very pleasant as an aperitif in hot weather. It is possible to buy other very good Orvieto wines in the town in wine shops (Enoteca).
     
    La Loggia Enoteca
    Specialized in the niche market of “fine wines”.
    Corso Cavour, 135
    +39 0763 341657 
    Their web site: click here
    Their wine price list: click here
    Closed Wednesday afternoon

    Enoteca Tozzi
    Piazza Del Duomo, 13
    +39 0763 344393

    BAR AND CAFES
    Caffé Montanucci
    internet café, terrace in the summer, good pastry and chocolate
    Corso Cavour, 21
    Tel.+39 0763/341261
    Closed Wednesday

    Gelateria Pasqualetti
    The best ice-cream in town
    Piazza Duomo, 14
    Orvieto
    tel:+39 0763 341034

    INTERNET POINTS
    Mail Boxes Etc.
    C.so Cavour 279/281
    Tel.: 0763-393440
    For more info click here

    Caffe' Montanucci
    Corso Cavour, 21
    tel:+39 0763 341261
    Closed Wednesday

    Pizzeria Charlie
    WI-FI connection available

    Corso Cavour, 194
    tel: +39 0763 344766
    Closed Tuesday

    THEATRE
    The Teatro Mancinelli hosts regular seasons of prose (Stagione Teatrale), operas, festivals and concerts (Umbria Jazz Winter - for more info about Umbria Jazz Winter click here, Stagione della Musica d’Autore), ballets and other theatrical performances and cabaret. 
    It is also possible to visit the theatre:
    Info: +39 0763 340493
    Bookings: segreteria@teatromancinelli.it
    For more info about the theatre click here

    BANKS
    Orvieto has many banks, most are open in the mornings until 13.30 and then again for an hour in the afternoons. The afternoon opening times vary from bank to bank.
    Here is a list of Banks in the centre of Orvieto: 

    BANCA COMMERCIALE ITALIANA - INTESABCI
    via Garibaldi, 41
    tel. +39 0763/344681

    BANCA DI ROMA
    corso Cavour, 62
    tel. +39 0763/393496

    MONTE DEI PASCHI DI SIENA
    via Garibaldi, 24
    tel. +39 0763/39821

    BANCA NAZIONALE DEL LAVORO
    via di Piazza del Popolo
    tel. +39 0763/344833 - 344855

    CASSA DI RISPARMIO DI ORVIETO
    p.zza della Repubblica, 21
    tel. 0763/399001

    MASS
    There are many churches in Orvieto which have regular masses. There are also masses held in the Cathederal at Piazza del Duomo every Sunday morning at 8.30/10/12 and weekdays at 9.

    PETROL STATIONS
    There are many petrol stations that operate a 24 hour machine service, you will need a 5, 10 or 20 Euro note when they are closed. They are normally open Monday to Saturday 07.30/12.30 and 15.30/19.30.

    Carabinieri EMERGENCY
    Carabinieri tel. 112

    Polizia Urbana
    CORPO DI GUARDIA (Emergency)
    Piazza della Repubblica, 7
    tel.+39 0763/343724

    FIRE ALERT
    EMERGENCY RESCUE tel. 115

    TOURIST OFFICE
    Piazza Duomo, 20 
    tel. +39 0763/341772 - 341911 - 343658
    OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
    Monday – Friday 8am – 1.50pm / 4-7pm
    Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 10am – 1pm / 3-6pm
    Closed December 25th.

    TAXIS
    Piazza Matteotti, 15 – Orvieto Scalo
    tel. +39 0763/301903
    Piazza della Repubblica – Orvieto
    tel. 0763/342613
    Giulio Moncelsi 
    tel. +39 360/433057 (night service also)

    CAR RENTAL
    Hertz Orvieto 
    100 mts from the Railway Station 
    Via VII Martiri, 32F- 05018 Orvieto Scalo
    Tel. +39 0763301303
    Avis Autonoleggio
    Viale 1° maggio, 57 - Orvieto
    Tel. +39 0763390030

    TOLL PARKING
    PARCHEGGIO "EX CAMPO DELLA FIERA"
    places n. 490 on two floors - from the parking there is an escalator and an elevator that comfortably lead to the centre of Orvieto.
    OPENING HOURS
    from 7.00 to 2.00 every day
    tel. +39 0763341774

    FREE PARKING
    Parking at Via Roma - Orvieto Centre (No camper)
    Railway station parking - Orvieto Scalo (also for campers) from where there is the funicular to the centre of Orvieto

    ACI Breakdown rescue
    ACI : tel. 116
    OFFICINA SOCCORSO STRADALE
    Via Montevettore - ORVIETO SCALO
    tel. +39 0763/305716 - +39 335/8333631

    HOSPITAL
    Via Sette Martiri, 7
    +39 0763 3071

    FIRST AID STATION
    via Sette Martiri, 7 - 05019 CICONIA
    tel. +39 0763/307366
    AMBULANCE tel. 118

    CHEMISTS
    There are a number of chemists in Orvieto. On Sundays and holidays there will be only one open, you can find out which by checking a notice that is found outside all chemists. Here is a list of chemists in the centre: 

    Farmacia BONIFAZI
    corso Cavour, 89
    tel. +39 0763/344100

    Farmacia COMUNALE
    via C. Manente, 3
    tel. +39 0763/342568

    Farmacia GAMMAROTA
    corso Cavour, 33
    tel. +39 0763/341726

    Farmacia ZANCHI
    corso Cavour, 171
    tel. +39 0763/341747

    MARKETS
    There is a market every Thursday and Saturday morning until 13.30 at Piazza del Popolo close to the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo (Congress Centre).

    POST OFFICE
    Largo M. Ravelli
    tel. +39 0763/39831
    open from Monday to Friday from 8 to 18.30 and on Saturdays until 12.30. 

    MUSEUM INFO 
    CARTA ORVIETO UNICA is a pre-paid card that gives the bearer access to the monuments of Orvieto.
    Where to buy it: currently the card is for sale at the sales point that has been installed specially in the railway station parking, as well as at the Servizio Turistico Orvietano in Piazza Duomo.
    Cost: full € 12.50
    reduction € 10.50 (students, the elderly, groups of over 15 people)
    free(children under 5 years old). 





    MUSEUMS AND SIGHTSEEINGS
    Museo Faina 
    The Museo Faina contains one of Italy’s finest archaeological collections, brought
    together by two aristocrats, Mauro and Eugenio Faina, who from 1864 went personally
    on digs and acquired items on the open market. This is considered one of the most important collections in Umbria. You will find excellent examples of Etruscan sculpture and pottery. Located in Palazzo Faina, the Museo Claudio Faina is directly opposite the Duomo and extends on two floors of the building. 

    OPENING HOURS
    APRIL / SEPTEMBER
    9.30am – 6pm
    GUIDED TOURS: 11am and 4pm

    OCTOBER / MARCH
    10am – 5pm
    GUIDED TOURS: 11am and 3pm

    NOVEMBER / FEBRUARY
    Closed Mondays

    PRICES: single € 4.50
    reductions € 3 (bus and funicular ticket holders, elderly, children 7/12, groups:
    schools, families, adults) guided tours are available at an extra charge of € 1 (groups of at least 15 people) also at times other than those listed.

    Museo Emilio Greco 
    The Museo Emilio Greco is housed in the 14th century Palazzo Soliano, next to the Duomo.The museum holds an imposing collection of 32 bronze sculptures and 60graphic works that include etchings, prints and drawings donated to the city by Emilio Greco, the sculptor of the bronze doors of the Duomo. 

    OPENING HOURS
    OCTOBER - MARCH
    Open every day: 10.30am-1pm / 2-5.30pm

    APRIL - SEPTEMBER
    Monday-Friday: 10.30am-1pm / 2-6.30pm
    Holidays and Saturdays: 10.30am-1pm / 2-7pm

    Info:
    Museo Emilio Greco
    Piazza Duomo
    Tel. +39 0763344605

    ORVIETO UNDERGROUND
    A second city beneath the Orvieto that stands above ground. Most of this fascinating network of passages and underground streets is today open to the public and easily accessible. In just one hour visitors can get a good idea of what this surprising ’underground city’ really is.

    OPENING HOURS
    EVERY DAY
    11am and 12.15pm / 4 and 5.15pm
    departure from Piazza Duomo, 24
    guided tours in Italian, English, German
    other times available on request
    PRICES: single € 5.50
    reductions € 4.50 (groups of over 20 people, Pozzo della Cava ticket holders)
    reductions € 3.50 (students, Carta d’Argento holders)
    free (children under 5 years old)

    Info:
    Orvieto Underground
    Piazza Duomo, 24
    tel. +39 0763/344891
    tel. +39 339/7332764
    tel. +39 347/3831472
    For more info about Orvieto Underground click here

    ST PATRICK'S WELL
    Built in 1527 by order of Pope Clement VII, the Pozzo di San Patrizio was designed by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger to supply water to the city in the event of siege.The ingenious design of the well uses two opposite doors that lead to spiralling staircases down to the water, for a total of 248 steps, built in such a way that those descending with their mules or donkeys would never meet those ascending in the opposite direction.

    OPENING HOURS
    APRIL / SEPTEMBER
    10am - 6:45pm

    OCTOBER / MARCH
    10am - 5:45pm
    PRICES: single € 3.50
    reductions € 2.50 (groups, students, the elderly, children, disabled)

    THE TORRE DEL MORO
    Tickets are on sale at the entrance but it is worth bearing in mind that this monument is one of the four sights included in the Carta Unica Città di Orvieto round ticket. Torre del Moro can be mounted either on foot or with the aid of an elevator for part of the way.It is really worth it with clear weather for the stunning view of the town and the countryside around it.

    OPENING HOURS
    MARCH /APRIL- SEPTEMBER/ OCTOBER
    10am – 7pm
    MAY / AUGUST
    10am – 8pm
    NOVEMBER / FEBRUARY
    10:30am – 1pm / 2:30 – 5pm
    TICKETS
    Full € 2.80 

    ETRUSCAN TOMBS
    On the northwest road that leads to the funicular, there are a series of Etruscan Tombs. The contents of the tombs are in museums around the world, including Orvieto.

    TRANSPORT INFO
    From the railway station you can reach the centre of Orvieto by using the FUNICOLAR + MINIBUS. 

    FUNICULAR RUNNING TIMES
    Weekdays: from 7.20am to 8.30pm every 10 minutes
    Holidays: from 8am to 8.30pm every 15 minutes
    The funicular runs coincide with the Line A and Line B minibus rides into and from the old town centre.
    Bicycles are allowed on the funicular in the following cases:
    PLANNED RUNS:
    MAX 4 BICYCLES WITH 35 ON BOARD AT MOST
    EXTRA RUNS(only bikers)
    MAX 12 BICYCLES
    The cost for bringing the bicycle on the funicular is € 0.80 

    RAILWAY STATION
    The railway station is only 10 minutes drive from the centre of Orvieto, reachable even by the funicular in 2 minutes. There are trains to Rome and to Florence every hour.
    For more info about trains click here: http://www.trenitalia.com/en/index.html





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