Day 1: Independent arrival to Rome or Naples Airport. Please confirm your arrival time. Raffaele will pick many of up at the Rome Airport. In the evening: Welcome reception, meet your tutor and other guests, dinner at the hotel. Day 2: Breakfast at about 8 am. Departure to our painting locations will be at 9 am every morning, ready with your paints and/or sketchbook and camera. Each day Jann will give a demo and then the students will paint the rest of the day. Of course, you always have the option to take a walk, take a nap, shop, etc. We will be painting plein-air on the Amalfi Coast, staying in the village of Minori at Hotel Santa Lucia with visits to Vietri Sul Mare, Ravello, Cetara, Maiori, Positano. The scenery is never-ending and inspirational.
Day 3 – 6: We will explore the Amalfi Coast with quality time for plenty of painting at each of the towns we visit. We will also have a free day during which you may plan a visit to the island of Capri. And we will explore the local Italian culture, cuisine and wines with dinners in local cliff-side restaurants hundreds of feet above the water! Some of our meals will be at the very friendly family-run Hotel Santa Lucia. Day 7: Tour ends after breakfast. Raffaele will return those not going on to Sicily, to the Naples Airport. Those of us that are going to Sicily, will stay with the minibus for the overnight ferry ride to Palermo. Meals and the ferry price are not included between the workshops.
Professional tuition (ex non-painting partners), all-inclusive accommodation, published excursions, meals including wine/soft drinks, bilingual guide, minibus transportation to and from pick-up point as detailed in itinerary.