La Badia di Orvieto, Italy
Located in Italy, La Badia di Orvieto is an extraordinary 12th-century Romanesque church, adorned with 12th and 14th-century frescoes. This incredible timeworn building is a perfect setting for romantic weddings.
The rare and historic atmosphere of the buildings, the beauty of the frescoes and the lush surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for festivities. Elegant receptions and special events are organised in the hotel lounges or in the beautiful lush gardens and courtyards.
As well as a venue, La Badia di Orvieto is a hotel, surrounded by the green hills of Umbria, amidst olive trees and vineyards. Guests can trace the steps of the venue’s rich history, wandering through the historic structure now transformed into a four-star luxury hotel.
Set in a landscape of volcanic rock, Orvieto, known as Velzna in Etruscan times, is located only 100 km from Rome and 160 km from Florence in Italy.
This part of Umbria has a strong tradition in the cultivation of olives and grapes. Vineyards are a prominent feature of the landscape and grapes are portrayed on the facade of the Duomo as well as in the light weft of the lace made with Irish linen thread.
On arriving at this tall and strange town amongst the clifftops, it is easy to get lost in the maze of narrow winding lanes. This is a place of rich history and the city is dotted with noble palaces and monuments.
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