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PAINTING  IN  ITALY

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PAINTING HOLIDAY IN MONTEFALCO, UMBRIA

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Assisi

Dates:


3RD JUNE 2018 WITH SORAYA FRENCH


Average Weather in Montefalco in June and September


Hotel:  4 star Hotel Villa Pambuffetti


Price:  £1680.00, no single person supplement, includes airport transfers from Rome or Perugia,  hotel accommodation in Classic Double room, tuition, 7 dinners with wine, 5 lunches with wine, visit to local vinyard to taste the famous Montefalco Rosso and excursions to Bevagna and Assisi (flights not included)


Options:  Upgrade to a Superior Double room £30.00 per night


Three cooking lessons available for non-painting guests.


Guests not participating in any activities will receive a 10% discount.


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Frescoes in the museum in Montefalco

Guests will be collected from Rome or Perugia airport for this holiday.  Hotel Villa Pambuffetti is situated in its own quiet gardens yet within a 3 minute walk to the medieval hill top town of Montefalco which has shops, bars, restaurants, churches and an interesting museum.   The fresco cycle on the life of St. Francis by Benozzo Gozzoli (1450-1452) is one of the best frescos in the whole of Italy (according to Andrew Graham-Dixon) and housed in the town's museum.  The museum also includes works by Perugino, Melanzio, Pier Antonio Mezzastris, Antoniazzo Romano and Tiberio D'Assisi.  Montelfco is also famous for the delicious wine "Montefalco Rosso".  There are many painting opportunities in the grounds of the hotel and in the town of Montefalco itself with its ancient walls, small streets and beautiful preserved houses.  There will be an excursion with professional guide to Assisi.  Assisi has a stunning Basilica which houses the remains of Saint Francis and is highly decorated with frescos.  There will also be a visit to Bevagna with guide to visit the little known 1st Century AD Mosaic Roman bath.  There will also be a visit to a local vinyard with wine tasting and lunch. 


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VERY GOOD VALUE

"Although the holiday appeared quite expensive when I first booked, everything was included and it was very good value. An excellent holiday for a single person".


REALLY FUN WEEK

'Enjoyed the week in Montefalco. Chris Forsey struck just the right balance for me. He is relaxed, with great sense of humour, and his approach to using mixed media inspired me make changes to my own style of painting. The hotel is quirky and I liked the informality and the feeling that we could make it 'our home' for the week. Our hosts couldn't have been more helpful and charming.  The visits were excellent although would have liked more time in Bevagna.  All in all a really fun week with the right size group, and would come again!' - Montefalco June 

 

EXCELLENT HOLIDAY

'This was an excellent holiday, coming at a difficult time for me. Chris Forsey was great fun and good company as well as being a super painter and tutor. Organisation was first class and trips memorable.. I would I've to return to Montefalco especially if Chris was the tutor again'.   Montefalco June 

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