Spring Workshop 2014
Day 1 Saturday
Morning arrival at Rome FCO airport. Travel by coach through towns to Casali di Bibbiano. Lunch and relax at the villa.
Wine tasting and welcome Dinner with Paul. Day 2 Sunday
Visit Abbazia di Monte Oliveto- a beautifully located abbey with majestic frescos picturing the life of St. Benedict. Lunch in the town of Bagno Vignoni, known for its pool in the main square that bubbles with water from the sulfurous hot springs below. Caterina de Medici used it as a summer spa.
Dinner At CDB. Day 3 Monday
Visit Pienza, the birthplace of Pope Pius II in 1405 and Montepulciano, a small walled town, lined with splendid Renaissance palaces and churches. On the way home, stop at one of our favorite cheese shops for a wine and cheese tasting.
Dinner at CDB Day 4 Tuesday
Florence-Journey to the city of art and the birthplace of the Renaissance.
Guided tour of the Uffizzi Gallery & Michelandelo’s David at the Accademia.
Dinner at CDB Day 5 Wednesday
Relax at CDB. A cooking class will be available in the morning for those who are interested. Lunch will be served on the terrace at the conclusion of class. Spend the day with Paul photographing the grounds of the villa.
Dinner Later then critique the days images. Day 6 Thursday
Visit San Gimignano- a medieval walled town crowning the countryside with its 14 stone towers. Stop in Siena-Visit the Duoma, renowned for its spectacular use of colored marble & Piazza del Campo,famous for the Palio festival.
Dinner at CDB Day 7 Friday
Relaxing at Casali more time with Paul in the field critiquing the weeks images
Return to Rome Fly home
Itinerary is subject to change
The workshop is limited to a maximum of 10 participantsCost of Trip
Only $ 3495.00 including the full itinerary above
Companion, non-participant fee $1995.00
Breakfast and Dinner included
Transfers from Airport included
a Deposit of $500.00 is required to hold your spot
Not Included Airfares
Rental Car is optional
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