Difference between revisions of "Todi"
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Todi is a small hilltown (pop. ~17000) in Umbria. It overlooks the east bank of the river Tiber, and is both impressive from a distance and has impressive views from its centre. Both the town centre and the outskirts have fascinating buildings. As a town it began to boom after becoming a free commune in the 1200s and many of its interesting buildings date from that time.
Todi can be reached by car from Rome by taking the Autostrada in the direction of Florence and leaving it at Orte. Follow the E45 highway in the direction of Perugia and Todi is unmissable on the left of the road. By train, arriving from the north take the Ferrovia Centrale Umbra from Perugia. Coming from Rome you take the line Roma-Orte-Terni, then the Ferrovia Centrale Umbra for Todi. Taxis can be obtained at or summoned to the station.
Away from Piazza del Popolo are to be found: