Brushstrokes - Italy and France is a beautiful painting and cultural adventure with Di Kelly. Flying Emirates Airways, we depart Brisbane and stop in Dubai before arriving to Rome and heading to the eternal city.
Enjoy 3 nights at Hotel Art on the famous street via Margutta - frequented by Federico Fellini and other prominent artists and entertainers over the past 100 years.
Experience a delicious breakfast in what was a church chapel, and dinner on a beautiful roof top location with the superb views over the city of Rome.
See the site's tour of Bella Roma, and a choice between afternoon painting in the Campo di Fiori and Piazza Navona, or an ancient sites tour follower by an optional Vespa ride through Rome.
Then we head off for Tuscany and Unesco,
We will visit Florence for cooking classes and markets, then Venezia Santa Lucia, followed bit Milan and days spent painting in the Village of Bellagio, and/or exploring San Gimigiano.
To France! Market days in Arles, Opportunities galore to paint, Van Gough-themed tours, and then onto Paris (Like Napoleon!)
You are a minute’s walk to the Louvre, the d’Orsay (full of beautiful impressionist works), the Seine River and the Notre Dame cathedral…visit the colourful and lovely street markets of Rue de Buci,, Saint-Andre des Arts and the cafes Book stores & boutiques of Blvd St Germain and St Germain des Pres.
A morning departure by train to Giverny and Monets Garden followed by an optional Museum day before the last croissant and cafe au lait!