Fresco painting, Italian art history and cooking courses in the Marche Umbria and Tuscany Italy, a full immersion discovering the Italian traditions and history, visiting wonderful locations, fantastic food and good friends
The Fresco Painting Course combines applied Art classes held by experts and Art Tours in Central Italy (Marche, Umbria and Tuscany). The ancient art of fresco painting dates back to Roman times and was brought to perfection during the Italian Renaissance. This luminous, clear, earthy technique challenges the artist with its spontaneity and transparency. There is plenty of time to paint and draw, but Italian food and culture are an integral part of these unforgettable 2 weeks holiday. There will be talks given on art history as a preparation for the excursions to magnificent fresco cycles that you will visit under the guidance of your hosts Ennio Barbieri.
Be Inspired by the Beauty of Italian Art and Architecture, enjoy lovely Italian meals and wines in this one week Cultural Holidays for Lovers of Italian Food, wines and Art.
Fresco Painting course combines Art classes with wine tastings, Art Tours in Marche, Umbria and Tuscany, with Italian cooking classes and conversations. Enjoy daily Italy activities: tours to Art towns, Italian cooking courses, visit to local markets, wine tastings and lively lectures on Italian culture and a nice relaxing in the swimming pool under the Italian sun with a nice glass of Italian wine!
We lead you to Art Cities, monuments, churches, museums and to magnificent
frescoes and inspiring convents and abbeys. We open doors to impressive
Art collections that usually remain closed to the public.
Art and gastronomy go hand in hand during the Taste of Marche Italy holiday course. It is designed to let people be inspired by all the beauty that Italy has to offer!
We make wonderful tours to stunning places that we have selected during years of research in the heart of Italy. On one side it gives you the occassion to discover this (for many) unknown area and on the other it deepens your knowlegde about Italian (art) history. In an informal way and most of all to enjoy!
This course is open for beginners and also for the experienced art lovers and cooks.
The cooking classes are held in English, at the Caravanserraglio restaurant, by your Italian chef and host Ennio Barbieri and his collaborators. He is an experienced Chef and a active member of the Italian Slow Food association, researcher of ancient Italian traditions, and a real alchemist. Behind his joking and informal attitude hides an enormous source of knowledge and information that satisfies both the lover of the Italian Kitchen and the professional.
At the end of the course you will be able to cook some simple and delicious
Italian dishes and surprise your friends and beloved ones when your
are back home. You will have a great overview of Italian Art and learned
some new tools to enjoy art even more! And you will know more about
the major Marche wines through wine tastings, visits to producers and
lively background lectures.
This is a unique experience and will introduce you in a relaxed way to the art, food, wine and life of one of Italy's most beautiful regions.
TheFresco painting, Art Tour, excursions and cooking Courses Price is: 2900,00 € per person per two weeks
Highlights of the Italy Tour:
The classes are held in English. The maximum number of people for each group is eight, to guarantee our guests a personal entertainment and a good service.