Art Courses at The Retreat

Painting, Yoga and Cooking retreats in a traditional Italian farmhouse set in tranquil and beautiful surroundings with magnificent panoramic views.

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Art Courses at The Retreat

Painting Holidays and Art Workshops for all levels of ability in traditional media.

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Art Courses at The Retreat

Painting Holidays and urban watercolour sketching in Florence, Tuscany.

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Art Courses at The Retreat

Landscape painting workshops in traditional media in stunning countryside in the heart of Italy.

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Art Courses at The Retreat

Professional painting tuition tailored to individual needs in traditional media including landscape, plein-air, urban-sketching and still-life.

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Art Courses at The Retreat

Painting, Yoga and Cooking retreat in traditional farmhouse set in tranquil and beautiful surroundings with magnificent panoramic views.

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Art Courses at The Retreat

Painting Holidays and urban watercolour sketching in Florence, Tuscany.

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Courses

Landscape Plein-air Courses

Enjoy painting and drawing stunning Italian sceneries and hill-top towns. The program includes courses in oil, acrylics and watercolour as well as painting courses with Yoga or Cooking Classes.

Cinque Terre Courses

Cinque Terre courses will be coming soon to The Retreat. Please visit again for more details.

Florence & Venice Courses

Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint watercolours in the beautiful Renaissance cities of Florence or Venice. It doesn’t really get any better than this for artists. Soak up the ambience and culture of these famous historical cities. Allow your experienced tutor to guide you around from one inspirational backdrop to another.

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Upcoming Courses

12th-17th September 2020 Painting, Yoga & Cooking Retreat

ONLY FEW PLACES LEFT! Intensive Painting, Yoga and Cooking Retreat This Retreat is a combination of painting, cooking and yoga,…

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26th September – 1st October 2020 Florence Watercolour Course

Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint water colours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really…

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9th – 15th October 2020 Watercolour Painting in Venice

9th - 15th October 2020 Venice Watercolour Course Spend 6 fantastic days immersed painting the historic canals with its gondolas…

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30th October – 4th November 2020 Watercolour Painting in Venice

30th October - 4th November 2020 Venice Watercolour Course Spend 6 fantastic days immersed painting the historic canals with its…

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17th-22nd April 2021 Florence Watercolour Course

Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint water colours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really…

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23rd-28th April 2021 Venice Watercolour Course

24th-29th April 2020 Venice Watercolour Course Spend 6 fantastic days immersed painting the historic canals with its gondolas and grand…

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8th-13th May 2021 Florence Watercolour course

Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint water colours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really…

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14th-19th May 2021 Venice Watercolour Course

  14th-19th May 2021 Venice Watercolour Course Spend 6 fantastic days immersed painting the historic canals with its gondolas and…

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5th -10th June 2021 Florence Watercolour Course

Treat yourself to this fantastic opportunity to paint water colours in the beautiful Renaissance city of Florence. It doesn’t really…

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11th-16th June 2021 Venice Watercolour Course

11th-16th June 2021 Venice Watercolour Course Spend 6 fantastic days immersed painting the historic canals with its gondolas and grand…

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19th-25th June 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop

19th-25th June 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop Enjoy drawing and painting the beautiful scenery surrounding  The Retreat. In the morning,…

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3rd-8th July 2021 Painting, Yoga & Cooking Retreat

3rd-8th July 2021 Painting, Yoga & Cooking Retreat Intensive Painting, Yoga and Cooking Retreat This Retreat is a combination of…

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10th-16th July 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop

10th-16th July 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop Enjoy drawing and painting the beautiful scenery surrounding  The Retreat. In the morning,…

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21st-27th August 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop

21st-27th August 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop Enjoy drawing and painting the beautiful scenery surrounding  The Retreat. In the morning,…

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4th-10th September 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop

4th-10th September 2021 Painting & Drawing Workshop Enjoy drawing and painting the beautiful scenery surrounding  The Retreat. In the morning,…

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11th-16th September 2021 Painting, Yoga & Cooking Retreat

11th-16th September 2021 Painting, Yoga & Cooking Retreat This Retreat is a combination of painting, cooking and yoga, the holy-trinity…

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The Retreat

The Retreat is a small art school in the heart of Italy’s beautiful Le Marche Region specialising in exclusive painting holidays with a truly personal touch.

Small groups and a ‘home-from-home’ atmosphere let any aspiring and experienced artist relax, indulge and create to their heart’s content.

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See For Yourself

The location for the The Retreat was inspired by an Italian artist friend’s recommendation to visit „Italy’s best kept secret – Le Marche“. It was love at first sight. Here, you find all regions of Italy combined into one – the rolling hill-sides of Tuscany, the mountains of the north and coastal scenes and beaches of the south all in one panoramic view. It truly is ‘tutto Italia in una regione – all of Italy in one region’ as the Italian’s call it. What better place to pitch your easel.

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