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PAINTING  IN  ITALY

Established in 2004

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PROGRAMME FOR PAINTING HOLIDAY IN CORTONA

PROGRAMME FOR CORTONA 2018 


Sunday

11.00  Pick up from Perugia airport

13.00  Lunch for guests arriving from Perugia

16.00  Pick up from Rome Fiumicino Airport

19.30  Meet in front of the hotel for a “Welcome” glass of prosecco.

20.00  Dinner in the hotel

 

Monday

08.00   Buffet Breakfast

09.30   Painting tuition commences

09.45   Depart for cooking lesson and lunch at I Gustasapori

13.00   Buffet lunch in hotel for painting guests. 

15.00   Cooking guests return.

16.00   Depart to Le Celle and Cortona with guide.

20.00   Dinner in Ristorante La Loggetta – set meal

22.30   Return to the hotel

 

Tuesday

08.00  Buffet Breakfast

09.15  Group departs to Cortona for Painting and drawing in the town.

Lunch not included today.  There are many bars and restaurants in the town.

15.00  Return to hotel.

20.00  Dinner in the hotel

 

Wednesday

08.00  Buffet Breakfast

09.15  Painting tuition commences.

09.45   Depart for cooking lesson and lunch at I Gustasapori

13.00  Buffet lunch in hotel

15.00  Cooking guests return to the hotel

20.00  Dinner in the hotel.

 

Thursday

08.00   Buffet Breakfast

09.15   Painting lessons commence.

13.00   Buffet Lunch in Hotel

14.30   Depart to Arezzo with professional guide.  Guests will be shown important sites in Arezzo as well as the Piero Della Francesca famous frescoes “Legend of the True Cross”. 

19.00   Dinner in Trattoria Il Saraceno, Via Mazzini, Arezzo – marked on map. – set meal

21.00   Return to Hotel

 

Friday

08.00    Buffet  Breakfast

09.15    Painting Tuition commences

09.45   Depart for cooking lesson and lunch at I Gustasapori

13.00    Buffet lunch in the hotel.

15.30    Optional trip to Etruscan Tombs and Cortona Museum.  This is an additional trip offered by Louise, the Cortona Guide and costs euros 50 per person including transport.  She will take guests into the Etruscan Tombs and then to Cortona to give a guided tour of the Museum.

20.00    Dinner in Ristorante Dardono, Cortona

22.30    Return to the hotel

 

Saturday

8.00 Buffet Breakfast

This is a free day for guests to continue painting, relax around the hotel, or visit a nearby town such as Orvieto, Siena or Florence.  Lunch is not included today.  The hotel will arrange taxis for you to visit Orvieto or Siena.  The trains to Florence Santa Maria Novella Station depart Camucia train station at 9.33 or 11.24.  The train takes 1 hour 20 minutes to reach Florence.  The trains returning depart Florence Santa Maria Novella at 15.13 or 16.13.  Please arrange your taxi pick up from Camucia in advance as there are no taxis waiting at Camucia station.

18.30      Meet in hotel for drinks and an end of week painting exhibition.

19.30      Depart for dinner in Ristorante Loggetta, Cortona.

 

Sunday

08.00   Buffet Breakfast

09.00   Guests depart to Perugia airport

12.00   Guests depart to Rome Fiumicino airport.