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Col Solare Winery invites you on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Tuscany. In partnership with our Antinori Family, we’ve designed this exclusive VIP tour of an Antinori private estate for our wine club members. We’ll visit classic Antinori properties and enjoy an array of exclusive experiences – from touring the modern Antinori Winery in Chianti and tasting wines at the Abbey of Passignano to savoring traditional Tuscan cooking at La Cantinetta Antinori in Florence. Along the way, we’ll also experience several cooking workshops, the charming towns of Siena and Cortona, the famous sites of Florence, and much more. Join us on this amazing journey.
amazing Antinori wines and authentic Tuscan dishes
Florence, Chianti, Siena, Pienza and Cortona with expert local guides
a Romanesque church tucked away in the Tuscan countryside
Cortona Wine Estate
Tuscan Pasta Workshop
Antinori Winery in Chianti
TAVARNELLE VAL DI PESA
Head to Abbey of Passignano, an ancient monastery with an osteria, wine cellar, and the Vallombrosan Order of monks. Stroll the Antinori-owned vineyards that surround the abbey. After, enjoy a rustic lunch at their 1-star Michelin restaurant. Your private bus will then take you to Florence – dinner is on your own this evening.
Take in the storied culture of Florence this morning. Join our local guide for a walking tour of Florence’s famous sites, like the Duomo di Firenze, San Lorenzo Market, the Ponte Vecchio, and more. After a traditional lunch at a quaint restaurant, finally visit the Accademia di Belle Arti, an art academy founded by Cosimo I de’ Medici in 1563, that now hosts the original statue of Michelangelo’s famous David.
With the lights of the evening, sip on Antinori prosecco at Procacci, a gourmet shop featuring a wine bar and delicacies. Savor a special dinner with wine this evening at La Cantinetta Antinori in Florence's historic city center. Discover the beauty of this restaurant, located in the Antinori Palace, a gorgeous Renaissance palace bought by the Antinori family in 1506.
Enjoy five nights in this 17th-century Relais & Chateaux Tuscan villa located just outside Cortona. After many generations as a traditional family estate, this extraordinary property was transformed into a luxury haven for visitors. Discover 30 acres of landscaped gardens, vineyards, and olive groves, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and an Etruscan spa with indoor and outdoor pools. Rest in one of the property’s elegant bedrooms and suites.
Hotel Santa Maria Novella
Enjoy two nights in this boutique hotel in the center of Florence. Located in a picturesque square, this hotel offers luxury accommodations and breathtaking views of the Basilica di Santa Maria Novella from its rooftop terrace. Rest in one of the property’s 71 rooms, decorated with marble and lacquered woodworking in the traditional Florentine style.
Palazzo Naiadi (Rome Extension)
In Rome, enjoy three nights at this luxury palace located in Piazza della Repubblica. The property includes two superb restaurants, a stunning terrace and pool overlooking Rome, and an exclusive well-being center. Rest inside one of the property’s 238 spacious, elegant rooms with neoclassical styles and finishes.
Program: May 2–9, 2019
Extension: May 9–12, 2019
This trip has been designed to include daily exploratory walks that range from one to three hours. Guests should feel comfortable meandering along cobbled surfaces, walking up and down stairs, and sauntering down uneven nature paths. Typically, our more invigorating walks are included as optional activities. Please contact us if you have questions.
Note: Group maximum is based on double occupancy. All guests must be 21 years or older.
- 7 nights accommodations, including all taxes and fees
- Meals as listed on the itinerary: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners, plus wine pairings with most major meals
- All private excursions described in the itinerary along with services of local speakers, guides, entrance fees, gratuities, and transportation
- Full guiding services of a dedicated Experi Travel Director
- Private airport transfers with porterage on the first and last scheduled days of the program
- Pre-and post-trip accommodations and associated expenses
- Air and land transportation to/from host cities
- All types of personal insurance
- Personal expenses
- Additional Alcoholic beverages beyond those included with major meals
Classic: $6,295 sold out
Deluxe: $6,595 sold out
Jr. Suite: $6,995
Winery Suite: $7,995 sold out
*Call to discuss availability and rates for triple, quad, and child accommodations. Rates are per person, double occupancy in US Dollars.