Shopping and Dining: Being in the heart of the historic center of Orvieto, an assortment of shops, restaurants, cafes, and bakeries are within a 250 yard walk.
Not To Be Missed & Within Walking Distance:
A climb to the top of Torre del Moro, 200 yards away for one of the best views looking out over Umbria.
The Duomo, 150 yards away, with free admission is one of the most important examples of Gothic architecture. The Chapel of the Madonna di San Brizio contains a fresco series by Luca Signorelli.
The Museo Archaeologico Papali and the Museo Claudio Faina, across from the Duomo, contain Etruscan artifacts and Roman coins.
Internet Point: An Internet Train is located 440 yards away at "Caffe Montanucci".
Public Transportation: Walk 600 yards to Piazza Cahen and the funicular stop. This cable car leads down to Orvieto Scalo train station, on a main line with service to Florence or Rome. The most direct trains to Florence take under two hours and those heading to Rome take 70 minutes. Buses leaving from Piazza Cahen service Todi, Bolsena, Narni, Terni and Rome.
Swimming Pool: In Allerona, a 15 minute drive and is open June - September.
Walking Trail: A walking trail that follows along the medieval walls surrounding Orvieto is 8.5 miles long. The owners of Casa al Duomo can direct guests to the town's local tourist office for the latest maps.
Open Air Markets: In Orvieto's Piazza del Popolo, there is a morning market on Thursday and Saturday. Morning markets are held in Perugia on Tuesday and Citta della Pieve and Todi on Saturday. An antique market is held in Todi on the Second Sunday of each month. Todi has an Italian Antique Exhibition taking place from April 15th - May 1st.
Festivals: In Orvieto, the first week of September is the Street Theater Festival. Orvieto hosts Umbria Jazz during the week between Christmas and New Year's into New Year's Day.