Want to visit Italy, but looking to see more than just the tourist cities? Orvieto is your answer and is perfect for a day trip from Rome. The historic, and beautiful section of this city is situated at the top of a steep hill. The well-preserved Gothic and medieval buildings will make you feel like you’re frozen in time. You can easily wander the city for hours without running out of beautiful architecture, historic buildings, or interesting spots to people-watch. The city is surrounded by small parks and gardens that offer a truly unique view of the surrounding countryside.Together with Montalcino, Montepulciano is well known for the great production of red wine, it’s “Nobile di Montepulciano” is one of the most appreciated Italian wines in Italy and abroad. Montepulciano has a distinct peculiarity, in that you can find several historic cantinas right within the city walls, which have been dug out underneath the prestigious palazzos.