Day 4: Orvietto/Florence, Italy – Monday, July 6, 2015

Today we left Rome and drove to a beautiful hill town of Orvieto which has one of the most amazing cathedrals in all of Italy.  Its medieval facade with sculptures greet the visitor. Its striped basalt stone is a wonder to behold.

Orvieto Cathedral:



Orvietto-3 Orvietto-7

We visited the San Brizio chapel inside the church (Roman Catholic Cathedral in Orvieto) and viewed Luca Signorelli’s The Last Judgment.  His frescoes inspired Michelangelo.

Orvietto-6 Orvietto-8

Ceiling of Orvieto Cathedral:

Orvieto Cathedral-ceiling-2

Orvieto Cathedral-ceiling Orvieto Cathedral-mural

Luca Signorelli’s The Last Judgment:

Luca Signorelli’s The Last Judgment

Orvietto-5 Orvietto-2

Then we continued onto Florence.

Dinner in Florence:

Dinner-3 Dinner-4

Dinner-5 Dinner-1


Scroll to Top