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6th-13th October 2018: The Watermill, Posara


  • Posara, Toscana, 54013 Italy (map)
The Watermill

The Watermill

 

Early bird discount of £75 per person applies until 31st December 2017! 

Book now to avoid disappointment  make a booking enquiry

 

Location: Posara, Tuscany, Italy

Beautiful gardens at The Watermill

Beautiful gardens at The Watermill

Our beautiful and historic watermill stands beside the River Rosaro in the small village of Posara. Peaceful and secluded, yet part of the village, the mill is just a mile or so from the walled medieval town of Fivizzano with its cafés, restaurants and shops. This is the heart of Lunigiana, in the North-west of Tuscany, a truly unspoilt part of Italy.

The historic buildings are listed by the Italian government

The historic buildings are listed by the Italian government

The Watermill is a complex of elegant and historic Tuscan buildings, surrounding a sunny courtyard with an adjoining vine veranda, rose pergola and sun-filled walled garden. More gardens lead to walks along the river and the sun-dappled millstream. The buildings are listed by the Italian government as of historic importance and the Watermill is in the protected area of the National Park of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines and the Regional Park of the Apuan Alps, home of the marble mountains of Carrara.

Rates:

From £1695 per painter to include fully catered accommodation and tuition.


What's included:

We should emphasise that absolutely EVERYTHING is included in the cost of your holiday:

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  • all tuition fees and accommodation
  • local transportation (including transfers to and from Pisa airport; including our mid- week excursion by train to a Tuscan beauty spot or historic town).
  • all meals including breakfast, gourmet picnics on location, pre-dinner aperitifs, dinner at the mill or at small and friendly local restaurants with regional Italian dishes and wines.

All you have to do is to get to Pisa and we do the rest!

 

 


Accommodation: 

The Bronzino room

The Bronzino room

We have recently undertaken major renovation and refurbishment work, to create even more bright and airy bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, comfy beds and original artwork on the walls.

Our graceful communal Sitting Room, with its gallery of paintings by our inspiring tutors, is ideal for post-prandial conversation and digestivi. Our courtyard dining room is the unique setting for leisurely breakfasts and mouth-watering evening meals. There is also a communal kitchen, with chilled water and facilities for personal tea-/coffee-making. There is Wi-Fi in the communal sitting room.

Equipment: A full list of required equipment will be issued upon receipt of your booking.

 

Around the area:

Fivizzano is a walled Medieval market town, complete with castle (just to the North) and a Medici fountain in the main piazza. There are lots of shops, both a supermarket and small shops selling local produce, notably ham, salami, cheese and wine.

A train from nearby Aulla will take you through the hills to Lucca, skirting the Regional Park of the Alpi Apuane. From Aulla you can take another train to the Cinque Terre, five fishing villages in spectacular settings.

The nearby town of Fivizzano

The nearby town of Fivizzano

Tellaro, one of the Cinque Terra  

Tellaro, one of the Cinque Terra

 

Painting the hills from the garden

Painting the hills from the garden

 

To book: Click here to make a booking enquiry

 

Please book early to avoid disappointment!