Orvieto includes a number of residences that housed various popes and their
entourages when Rome was not quite the place to be in the Middle Ages. The
city's impressive Well of Saint Patrick was commissioned by Pope
Clement VII during his respite here after Rome was sacked in the 16th Century.
For more interesting architecture, see the the town's Palazzo del Popolo and its Capitano
del Popolo dating from the 14th century with later alterations.
Other Umbrian towns you might enjoy include:
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