Tuscan Countryside

Colours of Tuscany Painting Week

Destination
Tuscan Countryside
Dates From
11/05/2019
Duration
7 Nights
8 Days
Price From
$2,910
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BOUTIQUE SMALL GROUP PACKAGE

Tuscany is world famous for its stunning landscapes, making it the ideal location for a painting holiday. The venues for our painting holidays in Tuscany are surrounded by breathtaking countryside and provide wonderful inspiration for painters.  Not only are the views stunning, the grounds of the villas are the perfect place to relax and get the creative juices flowing!

With a sketchbook, easels and boards provided, all of the big details are taken care of for you, and Flavours will provide you with a handy list of painting materials to bring with you for your trip

Inclusions

  • 7 nights Villa accommodation with private, en-suite
  • 5 Days painting tuition with our experienced tutors
  • Visits to local towns as per itinerary
  • Sketchbook, easels and boards provided All meals and wine, including 2 meals at local restaurants
  • All meals and wine, including 2 meals at local restaurants
  • Small group tour – maximum 10 guests
  • Villas accommodation surrounded by rolling hills and olive groves
  • Day trips exploring some of Tuscany's most historic and beautiful towns
  • No single supplement

Itinerary

Day 1:

You’ll be meet at Pisa Airport and take a group transfer to the villa for welcome drinks on the terrace followed by dinner.

Day 2:

This morning you have your first sketching and painting session with your teacher. The session will be followed by lunch prepared by your chef. The afternoon is yours to continue sketching and painting, or to relax by the pool. Dinner is prepared for you at the villa.

Day 3:

Your tutor will demonstrate landscape painting to the group after breakfast, looking at different ways to apply watercolour and mixing media like pastel and coloured pencil. Following lunch, there will be an outing to use the techniques. Dinner will be at the villa.

Day 4:

Enjoy a day in a local place of interest, such as Siena or Volterra, sight-seeing or shopping at leisure. Lunch will be at a local trattoria. During tonight’s dinner your tutor will be there discuss your work so far

Day 5:

After breakfast, there will be a lesson in the elements of composition and colour. Lunch will be served on the terrace. The afternoon is free to enjoy as you wish around the grounds of the villa or relaxing by the pool. Dinner will be at the villa tonight, prepared by your chef.

Day 6:

A chance today to try larger and more ambitious work using the sketches and ideas you have accumulated so far. Following lunch, there will be an afternoon visit to a local town, e.g. San Gusme or San Gimignano, with an opportunity to sketch. Enjoy dinner at an excellent local restaurant.

Day 7:

Today is your final day of drawing and painting, with time to finish off your works and relax at the villa. Later this evening, we’ll have an exhibition of your art work to the group, followed by a special farewell dinner prepared by your chef.

Day 8:

After breakfast, our private transfer will take you back to Pisa Airport for your onward journey.

DATES & PRICES

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11/05/201918/05/2019$2,910 On Request
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18/05/201925/06/2019$2,910 Available
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01/06/201908/06/2019$2,910 Available
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08/06/201915/06/2019$2,910 Available
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15/06/201922/06/2019$2,910 Available
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22/06/201929/06/2019$2,910 Available
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07/09/201914/09/2019$2,910 Available
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14/09/201921/09/2019$2,910 Available
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21/09/201928/09/2019$2,910 On Request
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28/09/201905/10/2019$2,910 On Request
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05/10/201912/10/2019$2,910 On Request
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Exclusions

Paints & Paintbrush - you will be required to bring your own
Meals and beverages other than those specified
Everything which is not clearly specified under inclusions