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Pozzo della Cava

Via della Cava 28, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 342373
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Full Day Tour from Rome to Orvieto
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Pozzo della Cava is more than just a well... ...it's one of the highlights of a historical and archaeological tour of Orvieto...it's a place where the past and the present combine with respect for twenty-seven centuries of tradition...it's an...more
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Via della Cava 28, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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+39 0763 342373
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"self guided tour"
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"gift shop"
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"glass floor"
in 3 reviews
"italian government"
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"cave visit"
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"small coffee shop"
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"several languages"
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"own pace"
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"quick tour"
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"walk around"
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"fascinating view"
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"pre roman"
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"worth a stop"
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"short visit"
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"wine cellar"
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"other attractions"
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This archeological site is new and well organized, with all relevant information on billboards. You can have an experience in the underground of Orvieto, which developed in different ages (Etruscan dug to reach water, in the Middle age to obtain building material and thereafter to...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018
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Grazie mille per la bella recensione. Siamo felici di essere riusciti a far comprendere quanta storia di Orvieto e degli...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We didn't have time to do the Orvieto Underground tour and decided to visit Pozzo della Cava instead. It cost only 3 Euros and you can see the deep well and the carved underground world of Orvieto. There is also the pottery to be admired...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018
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Grazie per la recensione. Ci auguriamo che la prossima volta abbiate più tempo e più spazio.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

A delightful way to spend a quiet afternoon. If you're not interested in history of this area then don't come but otherwise I found this to be a fascinating view into life here in Orvieto long past in a beautifully preserved state. The elderly doorman...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018
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Grazie mille per la bella recensione

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We got discounted 2 euro tickets with our Rick Steve's guild book. It was interesting and I'm glad we saw it for my curiosity, but not amazing. Kids would probably find it boring. No much to take pictures of. The wells are cool, and the...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018
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Grazie per la sua recensione. Non so cosa si immaginava di trovare per 2 euro in nove stanze oltre 2...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I would recommend this side trip in this section of Orvieto. We had the place to ourselves, and the family who runs it, gave us a bit of a commentary as we went along. A nice cafe and the pottery/ceramics store adds a nice touch....More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017
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Grazie mille per la bella recensione. Ci piace che abbiate gradito anche i servizi accessori e l'aspetto umano della visita.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

While crowds throng to the Duomo or St. Patrick’s Well, we were almost alone in Pozzo della Cava, the Cave of the Well. The resident family discovered artifacts beneath their home in the 1990s. With only private funds they hired archaeologists and excavators and have...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017
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Grazie della bella recensione. Purtroppo sono ancora in molti a pensare che per visitare Orvieto bastino un paio d'ore, per...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Make sure to get your one euro discount with a funicular ticket. This is in the small print. With a funicular ticket it is 2 euros, without it is 3 euros. The old man running the place is a sweet guy but parted with the...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017
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Buongiorno e grazie per la bella recensione. Ci dispiace notare un po' di confusione, forse non basta aver scritto all'ingresso...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

These caves hold so much history--tragedy and love. It was a very informative and interesting time below ground in the caves

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017
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Grazie per la recensione, sorprendente!!! Avevamo sempre pensato alla storia e al vissuto, lei ha trovato altre sfumature!

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Very neat! Wear proper foot wear. We climbed up and down and through tunnels. It was an experience. You should take water with you.More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017
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Grazie per la bella recensione. A dire il vero abbiamo decine di visitatori che scendono con le infradito e centinaia...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We fell in love with this town while in Italy. The caves are such a cool piece of its history. Be sure to get walk around and take in the shops and food. We extended our stay here just to take in the quaintness of...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017
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Grazie mille per la sua recensione. Davvero variegata.

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