From the Sacredness of the abbeys to the sin of gluttony, while all around the most beautiful countryside in the world is reborn with the news spring and so Easter at Fattoria del Colle is even more beautiful
EASTER WEEKEND AT FATTORIA DEL COLLE WITH A VIEW
Fattoria del Colle (write to email@example.com for the program) is an extraordinary place. It is basically a small hamlet built at the end of the 16th century. Here there is an aristocratic villa, chapel, parks, and old farmhouses transformed into lodgings for visitors, restaurants and wellness area. Above all at Easter we are offering guests the possibility to really experience the authentic and old Tuscany . We propose old recipes such as corolli and schiacciate or l’acqua cotta pasqualina,… guided tours in the Brunello and Orcia Doc-Chianti Superiore wineries , brief cookery lessons and itinerant or vertical wine tastings to understand the magical longevity of the Montalcino wines.
SURROUNDING THE FATTORIA DEL COLLE ESTATE ABBEYS AND CITIES OF ART
Surrounding the farm, a landscape that has remained miraculously untouched for. A short distance away are the great cities of art and the great abbeys. Just 12 km away the Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore, 35 km distant is the Abbey of Sant’Antimo in Montalcino and just over an hour away the Abbazia di San Francesco in Assisi. In a 40 km radius one finds Cortona, Montepulciano, Pienza, San Quirico-Bagno Vignoni, Montalcino, Buonconvento and Lucignano.
This is a fairy tale land full of hiking trails regenerating for the mind and body, using the “ landscape therapy” to find balance between us and nature. Trails that allow your four legged friends to run free.
EASTER WEEKEND PROGRAM
The program organized by Fattoria del Colle includes to or three night stays in the rooms and apartments created in the farmhouses furnished with local antiques. These lodgings are carefully furnished with attention to very detail so that as a result guests feel as they are in the home of their Tuscan grandparents, although with modern comforts and an old intimacy.
The restaurant proposes themed meals with traditional Easter recipes.
Also, still proposed by the restaurant , a brief cookery lesson on how to make ricotta montata with Vin Santo, sospiri and the biscuits called ossi di morto, typically made in Montalcino.
TOURS IN THE BRUNELLO AND CHIANTI SUPERIORE WINERIES, TASTINGS FOR WINE LOVERS
The Casato Prime Donne winery in Montalcino organizes an itinerant guided tasting of 4 wines . There are explanations of how Brunello was born and the noble story of this land. During the itinerary there is also a stop in the fermentation room where the images and sounds tell of the true soul of the Montalcino population
Most noteworthy, at Fattoria del Colle, after the guided tour of the estate, an exception vertical tasting of Brunello guided by an expert sommelier (Brunello and Brunello Prime Donne 2015, Brunello 2014, Brunello Riserva 2013, Brunello 2012) and a tasting of 3 wines together with 3 cheeses.
The program promises to enrich the knowledge of those who love the Tuscan history and fine Tuscan wines, but it also stimulates visitors to explore the territory to discovers spas, works of art and sacredness even off the beaten path.