ENJOY A WONDERFUL ALL INCLUSIVE PAINTING, PHOTOGRAPHY, COOKING OR CREATIVE WRITING HOLIDAY IN BEAUTIFUL ITALY
"It was one of the best holidays I have ever had , combining sympathetic tuition, lovely scenery and good company". Tony Terras - Saragano - September 2013 - click here to view more testimonials
WHO ARE WE? We organise relaxed and informal holidays that are very flexible. Our aim is for guests to return home at the end of the week feeling inspired, refreshed and happy. All you have to do is choose an activity from the list below. You will be coached by some amazing tutors that are experts in their field suitable for beginners as well as the more capable. So why not enjoy some great food, wine, sunshine and scenery with like minded people. We are proud to say that over 85% of our guests each year have been on one of our holidays before - some guests come twice a year! So don't miss out and find out more .................
PAINTING TUITION - Tuition is given by Fine Art trained tutors who also have teaching experience. The Holiday is suitable for complete beginners as well as the more competent artist. - click here for more information on painting courses and holidays in Italy.
PHOTOGRAPHY TUITION - This course in photography is designed to help you get the best out of your camera, understand how to obtain that perfect shot, tips on how to use Photoshop and much, much more. Click here for more information on photography courses and holidays in Italy
COOKING TUITION - Tuition is given by Contessa Amalija in the professional cooking school she has built adjoining La Ghirlanda, the beautiful hotel in Saragano. This is not a demonstration cookery course. cooking holidays and courses in Italy.
CREATIVE WRITING TUITION – Tuition is given by a well-known writer who has published over 21 books, been a writer for the radio series “The Archers” and created his own multi-award winning BBC History series “This Sceptred Isle”. click here for more information on Creative writing courses and holidays in Italy
Guest painting in Montefalco
Group Painting in Saragano
Cooking Class in Saragano
Interesting Subjects to Paint
La Ghirlanda - Pool with a view
Lunch at the Villa Pambuffetti
Hotel Villa Pambuffetti 4 Stars
Time for Shopping
Group in Venice
View from Saragano
Learning Holidays in Italy is run by Sheila de Vries. Sheila spends most of her time in Italy researching new venues for the holidays to ensure that the accommodation you will be staying in will be of a high standard.
Restaurants are carefully chosen to ensure that the food will be delicious and the service excellent.
Sheila has been running the holidays since 2004. The returning number of guests is a testament to the satisfaction of guests with their holiday experience. The ethos of the holiday is to create a week in which guests do not have to worry about arrangements themselves. Everything is organised with the best interests of the guests in mind.