Funicular Train Service

Orvieto Italy Tourist Information and Travel Guide

A funicular train is one that runs up a steep incline and is powered by cables that are attached to offsetting counterweights.

Funiculars (Funicolare) are used throughout Italy for people to easily access hilltop towns and various tourist attractions.

Funicular in Orvieto Italy
Funicular Train, Orvieto Italy

The historic city of Orvieto Italy is located on a hilltop.  Consequently, its funicular plays an important role in public transportation.

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