INFORMATION COMING SOON FOR ART & CULTURE WITH MAESTRO YANCES IN SPAIN 2020

 

ART & CULTURE WITH MAESTRO YANCES

8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS IN TUSCANY - September 29 to October 6, 2019

Maestro Yances at Villa Poggio Tre Lune, in Tuscany, Italy.

Maestro Yances at Villa Poggio Tre Lune, in Tuscany, Italy.

 
Villa Poggio Tre Lune.

Villa Poggio Tre Lune.

Tuscany is the perfect location for an artistic and culture experience with Maestro Jorge Yances. Art and Culture with Maestro Yances offers oil and acrylic painting lessons in a convenient indoor and outdoor studio setting. Lodging and classes will be at the charming Villa Poggio TreLune located in the town of Rignano Sull’Arno, Tuscany, 12 miles southeast of Florence. The overwhelming beauty of the hills covered by vines and olive groves, Mediterranean vegetation, cypresses as well as the flowered gardens will inspire and invite you to paint and draw. Solo travelers and couples are welcomed.

Trip Cost $2,890.00 per person

Trip Cost (No painting classes) $2,590.00 per person

Deposit must be made before June 15th $580.00 per person

Deadline to Reserve: June 15th.

Maximum Occupancy: 12

Prices are based on double occupancy and includes art supplies. For our guests who will not participate in the painting classes, please click here for prices. If you are interested in single occupancy, please contact us at yancesart@gmail.com

Destination

Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto. The Galleria dell'Accademia displays Michelangelo’s “David” sculpture. The Uffizi Gallery exhibits Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” and da Vinci’s “Annunciation.”

Rignano sull'Arno is a town (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 20 kilometers (12 mi) southeast of Florence.

What's Included:

Your Art and Culture with Maestro Yances includes 8 days and 7 nights in Villa Poggio Tre Lune, in Tuscany.

• Five Art Classes with Maestro Yances

• Guided Tour to Uffizi Gallery in Florence; includes transportation and admission fee.

• Guided Tour to Accademia Gallery in Florence; includes transportation and admission fee.

• Complimentary snacks, water, and coffee every day

• 7 breakfasts and 6 light lunches.

• 1 Farewell dinner and art exhibit.

• 1 Welcome reception with Villa Poggio Tre Lune organic wine, soft drinks, and appetizers.

• Transportation to and from the Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence**.

• Everyday transportation to and from the Villa to Florence***.

• An In-destination Support team members will be provided on this trip.

**To arrange your airport transfers, please submit flight details by June 15th. Email your flight details to yancesart@gmail.com

***Transportation arrangements must be made 12 hours in advance with the trip host.

What's NOT Included:

• Airfare to and from Florence, Italy

• Travel Insurance

• Personal Expenses

Airfare is not included in the trip price! The closest commercial airport to the Villa is Amerigo Vespucci Airport (FLR), approximately 45 minutes away. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for any trip.

Vineyards at Villa Poggio Tre Lune

Vineyards at Villa Poggio Tre Lune

Itinerary

Tentative Schedule. Details subject to change.                                                                                                                                             

Day 1 (Sunday)

7 p.m.: Airport pick-up from Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence.

Please make sure you let us know your travel arrangements if you need transportation from the airport to Villa Poggio. Transportation is included in the cost. However, we will have only one pick up from the airport for the entire group.

8 - 9 p.m.: Welcome reception in the Villa with wine, soft drinks, and appetizers. Please note: The minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years. Age is determined at the time of travel.

Check-in at the Villa will begin at 2pm.

Day 2 (Monday)

9 - 10:30 a.m.: Breakfast at the Villa

11 a.m. -2:30 p.m.: Painting class. Painting materials are provided.

Snacks will be provided.

2:45 p.m.: Light lunch at the Villa

The rest of the day at your leisure. Transportation to Rignano Sull’Arno train station is available and included in cost. One trip will be made to the station and back from the station to the Villa.

Please make arrangements with tour hosts.

Dinner is at your own expense.

Day 3 (Tuesday)

8 - 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast at the Villa

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Painting class. Painting materials are provided.

Snacks will be provided.

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: Light lunch at the Villa

2:00 p.m.: Transportation to Florence

3:00 p.m.: Guided tour to Uffizi Gallery, includes transportation and entrance fee.

Dinner is at your own expense

8 p.m.: Return to the Villa

Day 4 (Wednesday)

8 - 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast at the Villa

10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Painting class. Painting materials are provided.

Snacks will be provided.

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Light lunch at the Villa

The rest of the day at your leisure. Transportation to Rignano Sull’Arno train station is available and included in cost. One trip will be made to the station and back from the station to the Villa.

Please make arrangements with tour hosts.

Dinner is at your own expense

Day 5 (Thursday)

8 - 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast at the Villa

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Painting class. Painting materials are provided.

Snacks will be provided.

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: Light lunch at the Villa

2:00 p.m.: Transportation to Florence

3:00 p.m.: Guided tour to Galleria dell'Accademia, includes transportation and entrance fee.

Dinner is at your own expense

8 p.m.: Return to the Villa

Day 6 (Friday)

8 - 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast at the Villa

10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Painting class. Painting materials are provided.

Snacks will be provided.

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Light lunch at the Villa

The rest of the day at your leisure. Transportation to Rignano Sull’Arno train station is available and included in cost. One trip will be made to the station and back from the station to the Villa.

7:30 p.m.: Dinner and Art Exhibit at the Villa

Day 7 (Saturday)

8 - 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast at the Villa

Day at your leisure. Transportation to Rignano Sull’Arno train station is available and included in cost. One trip will be made to the station and back from the station to the Villa. Please make arrangements with tour hosts.

Dinner is at your own expense

Day 8 (Sunday)

7 - 9 a.m.: Breakfast at the Villa

9:30 a.m.: Transportation to Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence.

If you would like assistance planning your outing or teaming up with other guests please ask your tour hosts.

Cancellation Policy*: If you cancel 91 days or more before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund of the amount you paid for the trip less a fee of US$50. If you cancel between 46 and 90 days before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund less a fee of US$100. If you cancel within 45 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis.