Where to stay around Orvieto?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,472 holiday lettings near Orvieto. From 480 apartments to 358 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Orvieto for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Orvieto?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Orvieto. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Orvieto Funicular: 1,841 holiday lettings
  • Porta Romana: 1,791 holiday lettings
  • Pozzo della Cava: 1,807 holiday lettings
  • Orvieto Station: 1,846 holiday lettings
  • Parco dei Sette Frati: 2,218 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Orvieto listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Orvieto?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 480 apartments in Orvieto. Our other popular types of Orvieto holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 358 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 310 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 123 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Orvieto?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 965 holiday homes with pool available in Orvieto. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental apartment or self catering villa in Orvieto, Italy your home away from home

    The Orvieto region lies between Rome and Florence in the undulating countryside of Umbria, Italy. During the Middle Ages, Orvieto held a very strategic, important role in Italy, and there are some delightful walled towns set high on volcanic basalt crags throughout the region, which encourage tourists to travel throughout the region discovering secret gems which really capture the imagination.

    Things to do on holiday in Orvieto, Italy

    Nature in the Orvieto region remains unspoilt and varied, making it a perfect location for relaxing walking and cycling holidays. Agriculture remains true to its early methods, and man and nature work in perfect harmony, aiding the production of the ancient Orvieto wines which have bought the region infamy over the centuries.

    Having first been settled in Etruscan times, the Orvieto region has impressive monuments of eras past scattered throughout the area. Some of the most celebrated include the towering 12th Century gothic Orvieto Cathedral and the remarkable St Patrizio Well. If you are interested in the history of the region whilst staying in a self catering villa in Orvieto, there are many highly informative museums in all the major towns in the area.

    In June and July, the holiday rental apartments and self catering villas in Orvieto come into very high demand as the Orvieto Musica festival arrives. It is the world’s best chamber music festival, with the finest musicians chosen from across the globe to play.

    Places to holiday in Orvieto, Italy

    The town of Orvieto itself is the gem of the Orvieto area. Taking an apartment in Orvieto means that you can really investigate the stunning monuments and architecture of one of the most endearing medieval towns in the whole of Italy. Of course, after a hard day exploring, there is plenty of famous Orvieto wines to enjoy in the evening!

    20km down the road is the Roman town of Allerona. It is a delightful hilltop town whose feudal castle draws many tourists every year. The festival of St Isidoro, which is held on the third Sunday of May, is a great time to visit, with processions and festivities throughout the centre of town.

    Fabro is a historical town overlooking main communications route connecting Rome and Florence. Fabro’s importance is still clearly seen as it holds the largest market in the area, selling exquisite truffles, wine and fruits from throughout the area. The medieval castle which stands in the centre of town is of particular interest.

    Weather in Orvieto, Italy

    Orvieto has peak temperatures in July and August averaging over 30˚C, and with very little rain. Whatever time you take a self catering villa in Orvieto, especially for walking holidays in the spring and autumn, you will be blessed with very mild conditions. In January, average temperatures remain above 10˚C.

    Travel to Orvieto, Italy

    Although there are limited bus services in the area, there is a great train network, and car hire rates are very reasonable. The trains leave from Perugia, which is where flights to the area land (at Perugia’s Sant Egidio Airport (PEG)). Flights land here direct from the UK, provided by British Airways and Ryanair.

    Sightseeing in and around Orvieto

    Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Orvieto a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Orvieto Funicular (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Foresta Fossile di Dunarobba (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
    • Monte Vibiano Castle (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
    • Tavernelle Aquatic Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
    • Cantina Peppucci (20.8 mi / 33.6 km)
    • Terme Di Orte (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Orvieto

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Orvieto is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Parco dei Sette Frati (8 mi / 12.9 km)
    • Lake Bolsena (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
    • Sacro Bosco (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
    • Fosso Castello Waterfall (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
    • Faggeta del Monte Cimino (21.8 mi / 35 km)
    • Val di Chiana (29.1 mi / 46.9 km)