2020 TUSCANY PAINTING HOLIDAY | Painting in the gorgeous countryside + sightseeing in FLORENCE.

A beautiful area to paint at! The house with a gorgeous swimming pool is a typical stone house in the country side in Tuscany with olive trees and poppies fields. Calm, birds chirping, laughter and lots of painting. Great tutoring, delicious food, and lovely outings to the village of Monte San Savino and the Castello of Gargonza. Bonus day visiting Florence!
Tuscany Florence painting holiday

This gorgeous Painting Holiday in Tuscany is for participants of all artistic levels, and the following media: Watercolors, acrylics, drawing, hard pastels, gouache, oils. 

Tuscany painting holiday

You’ll love our 2020 painting holiday in Europe where you can paint or draw. Join us and do art in relaxing Tuscany.

What’s included?

  • Airport welcome (Florence airport).

  • One week on site.

  • Tutoring with a qualified tutor who knows the area.

  • Art equipment included.

  • Art Materials included.

  • 7 nights SINGLE ROOM accommodation in a lovely Tuscan villa in the countryside. Some En-suite rooms available. (It is best to book early).

  • Every day Breakfast and Lunch (or dinner) at the villa (please refer to daily schedule).

  • Painting outings to close-by Monte San Savino and Gargonza Castello.

  • A chauffeured vehicle at the villa.

  • A day of sight-seeing in the center of Florence.

    Florence airport pick-up and drop off option (1 hour each way): Preferential rate of £39 each way.

    Not included: Getting to Florence. Restaurant meals (see schedule. Average meal outing cost is £13). Personal travel insurance. Luggage keeper in Florence on Day 8 (+-£12).


DAY 1: Arrival in Florence. Airport group pick-up at 5:30 PM. Welcome drink at the villa. Chauffeur pick-up for a dinner outing.

(Please note: No individual pick-ups. Those coming in later will have to take an individual taxi or train to Monte San Savino.)

DAY 2: Breakfast. The day will be spent painting at the villa and enjoying the surroundings; swimming pool, greenery, olive trees. We will have lunch at the villa. In the evening, the chauffeur will pick-up our group for a restaurant dinner.

DAY 3: Breakfast. Morning painting at the villa. Afternoon painting at lovely close-by Monte San Savino village.

DAY 4: Breakfast. Day spent painting at the villa and enjoying the surroundings. Lunch at the villa, chauffeur pick-up for a restaurant dinner.

DAY 5: Breakfast. Morning spent painting at the villa. Chauffeur pick-up for lunch outing at Gargonza (dinner at the villa included instead). Afternoon painting at the Gargonza castello. Dinner at the villa.

DAY 6: Breakfast. Day spent painting at the villa. Lunch at the villa, chauffeur pick-up for a restaurant dinner.

DAY 7: Breakfast. Day spent painting at the villa and enjoying the surroundings. Lunch outing in Monte Savino (dinner at the villa included instead). Evening vernissage at the villa where we celebrate everyone’s art work with wine and snacks, followed by a dinner party at the villa!

DAY 8: Morning group pick-up and drop off in Florence city center. We will drop off our luggage first at a luggage keeper, have lunch at a restaurant, then spend the rest of the day sightseeing in the center of Florence. Group taxi to the airport. Arrival at Florence airport at approximately 6.00 PM.

Tuscany art holiday

Mobility Rating: If you are generally relatively fit, you can skip this part.

Test: I can walk 20 minutes at a time and climb one flight of stairs without it being strenuous.

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Where will we stay on this Italian art holiday in Tuscany ?

On this magnificent painting trip, group and tutor will stay at a very lovely 220 M2 Tuscan house near Monte San Savino where guests will have a SINGLE ROOM. This house holds some en-suite bedrooms, regular single rooms and one twin bedroom. The villa, in the heart of Tuscany, is extremely peaceful and surrounded by nature. Immediate surroundings hold olive trees, poppies, rolling hills and all sort of birds. Guests will enjoy comfortable rooms, a furnished patio and a swimming pool with massage water jets!

Where will we paint / draw?

Tutoring with talented tutor Marie Remond will be at the villa in Tuscany, with 2 afternoons at neighboring villages. Guests will have plenty of time to relax, explore and paint the impeccably restored farmhouse, its gardens, its views and swimming pool. There is also a lovely covered veranda.



Not much walking at the villa or surroundings sites. Please note however that on this painting holiday in Tuscany, you will need to be able to walk without strain at a normal no-rush pace to get to places in Florence, where we will spend a day sight-seeing. A chauffeured vehicle is rented for outings around the villa.

About the tutor:

Marie Remond, tutor.

Marie Remond, tutor.

Marie Remond is the tutor on this art holiday in Tuscany. Not only is Marie a talented people-lover, she is also funny and up-lifting. She makes her students feel at ease as early as the first painting session, and encourages them to apply easy techniques. Confirmed artists that are somewhat artistically set in their ways will enjoy great freedom to pursue painting Tuscany the way they had planned to, all the while picking up a few helpful techniques.

What will I learn?

First and foremost, as days go by, you will learn self confidence as an artist. You (like the other guests) have your own style which is to be praised for its individuality and originality or simplicity. Your tutor will never compare anyone’s painting styles. You will be encouraged to develop your own approach to painting (or drawing). The tutor will be there to help you develop your artistic individuality and also to help you with new techniques without deterring your artistic uniqueness. Tutoring will always be inspiring, full of positive vibes, and in a relaxed environment.

Whichever medium you have chosen, you will learn or improve your compositions, value, colors (mixing), brushwork and perspectives in fun and easy ways. If you are doing watercolors you will learn or improve all of the above, plus how to do different washes (glazed, flat, graded, wet-on-wet) and also dry brush and splattering. You will also learn different color-lifting effects, and much more. If you’d like to read more about tutoring, you can visit our Tutoring Section.

Which medium can I use?

This is a multi-media art vacation where painting guests can choose from watercolors, any drawing medium, hard pastels, gouache, acrylics or oils*.

*(We do however wish to inform our guests that painting with oils on painting holidays is hazardous and complicated because of long drying times and portability.)

Will there be excursions?

Yes! When at the villa, we will visit and paint beautiful near-by village Monte San Savino and Gargonza Castello. We will also spend one day sight-seeing in downtown Florence.

Where will we have our meals?

We will have breakfast and either lunch or dinner at the villa (included). Restaurant meals will (not included) are local trattorias (local restaurants), carefully selected for quality, service and reasonable pricing.

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You have been looking for an art holiday in Tuscany where you can paint or draw in Tuscan rolling hills? We at Azenart have the perfect painting trip for you. In addition to having your own single room in a Tuscan house, full of charm, with a swimming pool and a view on a picturesque village, you will also have one day to sight-see and discover the heart of FLORENCE, Italy.

This Tuscany and Florence painting holiday is a watercolor holiday, but also an acrylics and pastel, gouache and oil painting holiday, and is generally called a multi-media art holiday.