2019 and 2020 AMALFI COAST PAINTING HOLIDAY
All artistic levels. Watercolor, acrylic, oils, drawing, pastels, gouache.
Below, a feel-good video of our last painting trip on the AMALFI COAST & CAPRI, Pompeii, Positano, Ischia. Enjoy!!!
Finally, a painting holiday in Europe where you can do art in fabulous Amalfi, Pompeii and on the island of Capri on the same trip. Join us!
One week on the Amalfi Coast.
Great Tutoring with a qualified tutor who knows the area of this painting trip and who will guide you throughout the week.
Equipment is provided on this Amalfi art vacation.
Art materials are provided.
Guiding on breathtaking painting spots/excursions throughout the week: Capri island, Amalfi, Pompeii.
Accommodation: 7 nights, SINGLE ROOM (superior double room have ensuite bathrooms) in a villa in the hills among guests and tutor. Breakfast foods.
(Closest airport: Naples. Possibility of landing in Rome + train to Naples.)
About the accommodation. The villa is in the hills a few kilometers from the coast, partly overlooking the Mediterranean. There is a grocery shop, restaurant and pizzeria within walking distance. You’ll enjoy the terrace and the above-ground swimming pool which the early October group will still be able to enjoy! This villa has a fully equipped kitchen. Guests and tutor will have breakfast in a relaxed environment. Meals are extremely flexible and also economical. When at the villa, painters will have a choice of joining group outings at restaurants or to make their own meals at the villa. Most bedrooms are ensuite, with a private bathroom. (You will be given room preference options when booking.) Below are photos of this year’s villa for our 2019 Amalfi Coast art holidays in Italy.
TRIP SCHEDULE | PAINTING HOLIDAY AMALFI - POMPEII
DAY 1 (Arrival): From Naples Airport, we will take a comfortable coach to Vico Equense, then a short bus ride will get us to the villa. We will have a welcome with wine and snacks with an introduction to the painting holiday. A group dinner will then be suggested.
DAY 2: Morning breakfast at the villa. On this first full day as a small group, each guest will have individual one-to-one time with the tutor to discuss expectations. Morning and afternoon painting sessions will be spent at the villa by the pool, punctuated by lunch. Free time around 4.30 pm. Those wishing to continue to paint will be welcomed to do so. Dinner.
DAY 3: Breakfast. Then group and tutor will head for gorgeous AMALFI, a jewel of the coast. What stunning views! (The photo below is a view of POSITANO in one of our 2018’s trips.) The day will be spent painting in Amalfi, with a lovely lunch on the water. After the afternoon session, it is back to the villa by the end of the afternoon. Dinner.
DAY 4: Breakfast. A relaxed day at the villa is planned, painting by the pool. Painters will have a choice of doing a still-life, a botanical subject, or to work on any unfinished painting.
DAY 5: Breakfast. A day’s extraordinary excursion which starts with an enjoyable morning ferry from Sorrento to the famous and beautiful island of CAPRI where tutor and group spend the day at Anacapri painting at Monte Solaro. Lovely lunch on the island. Back to Sorrento by ferry in the evening, then to the villa. Dinner.
DAY 6: Breakfast. Morning painting at the villa. Lunch. In the afternoon, group and tutor will take a bus and go by the beach near the cliffs of Vico Equense, less than 30 mn from the villa. Gorgeous painting of boats, rocks etc.
DAY 7: Breakfast. Day’s excursion to POMPEII, which group and tutor will reach by train. Lunch and afternoon in the mysterious ancient city. We will not be doing full-fledged painting inside, but rather sketching and sightseeing inside the ruins. Back to the villa in the evening. Dinner.
Day 8: Early breakfast. Coach or shared taxi to Naples airport. Goodbyes.
Mobility Rating: If you are generally relatively fit, you can skip this part.
Test: I can walk 20 to 25 minutes at a time and climb one or two flights of stairs without it being strenuous.
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