Col d'Orcia, Montalcino

4.5
#12 of 41 in Wineries in Montalcino
The Val d’Orcia, or Valdorcia, is a region of Tuscany, central Italy, which extends from the hills south of Siena to Monte Amiata. Its gentle, cultivated hills are occasionally broken by gullies and by picturesque towns and villages such as Pienza (rebuilt as an “ideal town” in the 15th century under the patronage of Pope Pius II), Radicofani (home to the notorious brigand-hero Ghino di Tacco) and Montalcino (the Brunello di Montalcino is counted among the most prestigious of Italian wines). Its landscape has been depicted in works of art from Renaissance painting to modern photography.World Heritage SiteIn 2004 the Val d’Orcia was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites under these criteria: Criterion (iv): The Val d’Orcia is an exceptional reflection of the way the landscape was re-written in Renaissance times to reflect the ideals of good governance and to create an aesthetically pleasing pictures.Criterion (vi): The landscape of the Val d’Orcia was celebrated by painters from the Scuola Senese, which flourished during the Renaissance. Images of the Val d’Orcia, and particularly depictions of landscapes where people are depicted as living in harmony with nature, have come to be seen as icons of the Renaissance and have profoundly influenced the development of landscape thinking.
To visit Col d'Orcia and get the most from your holiday in Montalcino, create itinerary details personal to you using our Montalcino day trip site .
Source
Create an itinerary including Col d'Orcia
map
Col d'Orcia Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
110 reviews
Google
5.0
TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful property and such amazing people! We felt so welcomed and the wines were fantastic. A must see if you have the chance, cheers!  more »
  • Comprehensive service in one of the wine producers of this territory, staff and wonderful wines! to visit! Receive tourists "curious" on Saturday afternoon in "off season" is not for everyone, they do. Well done! Personal note: having purchased several bottles I'd appreciate not having to pay for the wine tasting, an elegance that would have awarded the highest rating in the review.
    View original
  • This is a beautifully maintained winery in a lovely location. The grounds are a joy and the buildings classic in style but modern in appointments. We had a splendid, generously poured tasting with acc...  more »
Google
  • I live in Siena and I know Brunello very well. I brought my American girlfriend here and she loved it! It was an incredible and unique experience for both of us. She got to see how one of the best wines in the world is made and she'll have an amazing memory of Tuscany for the rest of her life. It was very interesting for me as well. Since I was born and grew up in Siena, I thought that I already knew the wine making process, but I saw and learned many new things I didn't know. Definitely a place worth visiting and a wine worth drinking!!! Absolutely our favorite Kamil and Kristin
  • Great organic Brunello wines with a great price. Only downside... the lady who was selling wines in the cantina wasn't pleasant at all. I don't know if it was because it was a late in the day or she was just a cold person but she obviously was having a hard time smiling and answering the questions we had. Bought lots of their Brunello and riserva though. Right next to Banfi and way better wines.
  • Beautiful tour and tasting, best to book before. Super nice staff.
    View original
  • Awesome place ...
    View original
  • Correct Winery in Tuscany!
    View original
Places to stay near Col d'Orcia

Plan your trip to Montalcino

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Col d'Orcia by other users

2 days in Pienza BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CHINA April, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Florence BY A USER FROM ITALY April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 33 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Florence BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Florence BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Magliano in Toscana BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 50 days in Florence BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans