This is a 10 night, small group workshop taught by PBS' Stefan Baumann (The Grand View) in and around Florence, Italy.  You will stay at a vineyard just a few miles outside of Florence with easy public transportation in and out of the city.  Instructed sessions will focus on the landscapes of the Chianti region as well as the architecture of its capital city, Florence.  

Stefan is a veteran instructor who assesses the work and needs of each student prior to a workshop, so there is truly something for everyone in this session!  If you are a beginner, Stefan will have you painting your first masterpiece in no time! Advanced students will work with Stefan on specific challenges to take their painting to the next level!     

Price includes accommodation, transfers from Florence airport or train station, transport during instructed painting sessions and outings,, self-serve breakfast and lunch each day and dinner on 6 nights.  Flights are not included.  PLEASE NOTE: This is a small group trip; space is very limited.  If you are interested, reserve early!

Itinerary (sept 23 - oct 3, 2018)

  • Sept 23 : Arrival Day; Welcome Dinner at the winery. 

  • Sept 24th:  After breakfast, painting/instruction at the vineyard. Lunch. Afternoon free (public transportation in the village provides easy access to Florence and neighboring villages). Group dinner.

  • Sept 25th:  Early departure for Florence, painting instruction in the old city. Lunch at the vineyard or participants can opt to stay in Florence for the afternoon.  Group dinner in Florence.

  • Sept 26th: After breakfast, painting/instruction. Lunch. Afternoon free (public transportation in the village provides easy access to Florence and neighboring villages). Group dinner.

  • Sept 27th: Break Day.  Tours can be arranged for those who would like to venture further afield than Florence.  Breakfast and lunches available at the accommodation.  Dinner on your own.

  • Sept 28th: Early departure for Florence, painting instruction in the old city. Lunch at the vineyard or participants can opt to stay in Florence for the afternoon.  Dinner on your own.

  • Sept 30th:  After breakfast, painting/instruction. Lunch. Afternoon free (public transportation in the village provides easy access to Florence and neighboring villages). Group dinner.

  • Sept 30th: After breakfast, painting/instruction. Lunch. Afternoon free (public transportation in the village provides easy access to Florence and neighboring villages). Group dinner.

  • Oct 1: Break Day.  Tours can be arranged for those who wish to venture further afield than Florence.

  • Oct 2: Final day of painting/instruction on site.  Catered lunch with a learnings reviews and a display of student work.  Afternoon and evening free.  Dinner on your own.

  • Oct 3rd: Departure Day:  Participants dropped off at Florence train or airport.

Accommodations: 

Accommodations are located just a few miles outside of Florence on the agriturismo wine estate, I Veroni.   The estate is within walking distance of the village, which has public transportation into Florence and other surrounding villages. Photos coming soon!

PRICE AND REGISTRATION: 

  •  $2699 per person double occupancy (limited private rooms may be available; contact us)
  • Requires a $500 USD deposit to book
  • Monthly payment plans available for early birds!  Call 954-663-7250 for information!

  • Balance Due By: July 22nd, 2018
  • Register By Date: Final date to register is July 22nd, 2018
  • Cancel By Date: Final date to cancel your registration is July 23rd, 2018
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions prior to registration.