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The Details


Only two spots left in September.

Upcoming Trips:
Women’s small group Tuscany tours


     2023 May 19th-28th  (SOLD OUT)

             registration deadline February 15th, 2023

         2023 Sept 17th-26th  

             registration deadline June 1st, 2023

     2023 Sept 29th - Oct 8th (SOLD OUT)

             registration deadline June 20th, 2023

      2024 May 14th - May 23rd 

             registration deadline February 15th, 2024

      2024     Sept 17th - 26th

           registration deadline June 15th, 2024

     2024     Sept 28th - Oct 8th

             registration deadline June 25th, 2024

Women’s small group Tuscany tours

Late registration accepted based on accommodation availability

General Itinerary

  • Airfare

  • Meals not specifically mentioned above

  • Personal expenses

  • Attractions visited independently of the group

  • Beverages outside of covered meals and art class

What's not included:

The perfect mix of travel and relaxation

What's included:

            Cost $4,695


  • Welcome packet, upon registration, with maps and brief summaries of the attractions we will be seeing, travel details, travel tips and suggestions, as well as a couple surprises.

  • Pre-trip travel advice if desired.

  • Trip planning, itinerary and logistics

  • Transportation from Florence airport to Florence apartments

  • Accommodations for 3 nights in Florence apartments 

  • Welcome dinner first night in Florence

  • Museum passes

  • Florence Duomo tour

  • Private driver for all major excursions

  • Accommodations for 1 night in San Gimignano 

  • Welcome dinner first night at San Leo

  • Accommodations (share apartment but have own bedroom) for 4 nights in Tuscany

  • days art instruction approximately 4-6 hours per day

  • All professional quality art supplies needed for 4 different techniques

  • Wine, coffee, and water during art class

  • 3 lunches with wine on workshop days

  • Cooking class and dinner at San Leo

  • 2 wine tastings in Tuscany

  • Dinner at Italian grandma's house

  • Packaging and shipping finished art back home

  • Breakfast is included in all locations

  • Hotel accommodation for 1 night in Florence

  • Transportation to Florence airport

  • New friends and memories for a lifetime

Day 1:
Day 2:
  • Arrive in Florence.  You will be picked up at the airport and driven to the apartment

  • Explore the streets of Florence seeing the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Loggia de Lanzi and the Piazza del Duomo

  • Dinner Piazza Santo Spirito

  • Climb the Duomo Dome (optional)

  • Duomo tour

  • Michelangelo's David

  • Shopping at Mercato Centrale

  • Welcome dinner

Women’s small group Tuscany tours
Day 3:
  • Morning market Mercato di Sant'Ambrogio

  • Visit the Basilica di Santa Croce

  • Uffizi Gallery

  • Piazzalle Michelangelo to see Florence from the hilltop at sunset

Women’s small group Tuscany tours

  • Travel through Tuscany to Siena to explore the Duomo and the Piazza del Campo

  • Lunch and wine tasting in the countryside

  • Travel to San Gimignano where we will spend the night

  • Wander around this perfectly preserved village.  Climb the bell tower if desired.

Day 4:
Women’s small group Tuscany tours
Day 5:
  • Lunch in a Tuscan village

  • Travel to our estate San Leo

  • Design and prepare our texture painting canvases 

  • Welcome dinner at San Leo

Women’s small group Tuscany tours

Day 6:

  • Paint textured canvases

  • Decoupage wine bottles

  • Authentic Italian dinner in the home of an Italian grandma in the village of Panzano.

Women’s small group Tuscany tours
Women’s small group Tuscany tours

Day 7:

  • Relaxing day on the estate

  • Finger painting

  • Cooking class and dinner at San Leo

Women’s small group beginner art workshop and tour inTuscany

Day 8:

  • Mixed media collage painting

  • Free time for more creating or relaxing by the pool 

  • Visit a Tuscan village for dinner.

Women’s small group Tuscany tours

Day 9:

  • Travel back to Florence

  • Shopping and lunch in the charming village of Greve

  • Free time in Florence

Women’s small group Tuscany tours

Day 10:

  • To the airport for the journey home

Women’s small group Tuscany tours
Women’s small group Tuscany tours
Women’s small group Tuscany tours

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