Surrounded by wonderful scenery of Southern Tuscany, discover your own artistic ability.

A courses for artists of every ability, including complete beginners. All mediums are possible: watercolours, acrylics, oils. Find inspiration in this delightful countryside and enjoy the local cooking and wine. We arrange study trips for groups or individuals. During your stay there are visits to local artists and potters and sculptors. Here you can find inspiration, from olive trees, vines and the changing seasons.  If you are an artist wanting to immerse yourself in our splendid surroundings amid vineyards, olive groves and medieval villages this really is tailor made for you.

  • Day 1


    Arrival at the hotel in the late afternoon; a cocktail to welcome you.

    Dinner with traditional regional dishes, appropriately accompanied by the great wines of Montalcino, Montecucco, Scansano and Montepulciano. At the end of the evening presentation of the tour and talk about the places you will go to.

  • Day 2

    The Mountain

    The first morning will be taken up with a walk. All our hotels are located in delightful surroundings, and so we have planned a lovely walk for the first morning. Lunch will be in a typical restaurant.

    Painting or drawing:weather permitting, outside.

    Dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 3

    The Countryside

    Painting outside: the Val D’Orcia from the countryside near the Castle of Potentino.

    Lunch:a picnic in the countryside. In the afternoon we shall visit Daniel Spoerri’s sculpture garden.

    Dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 4

    Santa Fiora

    We shall go to Santa Fiora, a village with many links to the Aldobrandeschi family. After a short visit we shall all meet in the main village square and start painting.

    Lunch in a typical restaurant.

    During the afternoon there will be an exhibition of everything that has been done on the course.

    Farewell dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 5


    After breakfast, final departure.

  • All year long
  • For small groups or individuals.