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Stazione FFS - Piazza Cahen, Orvieto, Italy
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Wen you reach Orvieto by train, buy your ticket to the cable car (funicolare) at the station, valid for the local bus as well. This cable car is overloaded, crowded, no AC. Tourists kills each others for the good view - of nothing. Going up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kalman, Janos, ... C
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Definitely recommend using cable car instead of bus. It got us quickly to the top and the view up and down was spectacular. The ride back and for is fairly in-expensive. The cars felt safe and were very clean.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The cablecar entrance is located directly across from the train station; perhaps a 30 second stroll. There is absolutely no way to get lost! You purchase a ticket at the booth inside and take the cable car up to a half-way point. From there, you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gotraveler_100
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a great way to get to the top of the mountain where Orvieto is located. The city is located in a TZL no drive area. So if you park for free at this lot and take the funicular up and down (make sure...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We added this venue to our growing list of transportation modes used in Italy. It was clean, fast and cheap and definitely saved our feet from the long climb

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lollygal
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The cable car in Orvieto is a quick and easy way to arrive at the city. The ticket purchase and ride was very smooth.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KatieZ995
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The ride itself was easy and comfortable. Add to that some photo opportunities presented by the scenic view and a large free parking at the bottom, and you'll reach the conclusion in topic.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mark A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Funicular is fun and the bets way to travel up the volcanic side of Orvieto to reach the top with no effort. Its a very quick journey from the car park at the bottom to the shuttle bus at the top, well worth the experience...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Straight across the road from the train station is the Cablecar. Goes approx every 20 mins. Safe, fun easy way to get up the hill. Definitely buy the Carta Unica card from the train station for €20 as it gets you into all the cool...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

We set of for the Funicular this morning in the extreme heat and found many a shaded place to sit a watch the world go by. The cathedral is a must to see and every route leads there, bear in mind it can take 20mins...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Yes. There are actually 2 cable cars. Every time one goes up....the other comes down.
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