France

 

Make Every Day A Painting in Collioure, France – The City of Painters.

Our 2015 Workshop was FABULOUS!  We are hoping to return to France in 2017…watch for details.  

Join us for an Artist’s Retreat and Workshop in Collioure, France.  The perfect French town with everything you’ll want to paint just footsteps outside our beautiful hotel.  Enjoy beaches, colorful buildings, a castle, vineyards, a midweek market, flowers, cafe’s, thriving art galleries and more.  Paint at the source of inspiration for artists from Picasso to Matisse and Chagall.

If you join us on our SPAIN 2015 workshop we offer a $200 Bonus Discount for our France workshop.

Sample Schedule:

May 10:  Arrive Collioure.  Enjoy an informal meet & greet reception with filling appetizers and drinks at 7:30pm.

May 11: BreakfastMorning Demonstrations – Day of Painting, Group Dinner.

May 12:  Breakfast. Morning Demonstrations – Day of Painting

May 13:   Take the morning to explore the Market (if it’s in town).  Try some quick-sketches as you explore.  We will meet up in the afternoon for a lesson & painting.

May 14:  Breakfast.  Morning Demonstrations, Day of Painting

May 15:  Morning Demonstration & Painting, Afternoon – finesse and finish your paintings followed by a group show and artist’s reception with appetizers and drinks.

May 16: Depart for your next destination.

Transportation: Our hotel in Collioure is about a 5 minute walk from the Collioure train station (500 meters).

From Barcelona, Spain or Marselles, France:  Take the express train to Perpignan, France (about 45 euros/2 hours) then train to Collioure (every 30 minutes, about 6 euros for a 20 min. train ride)
Note: There is a small airport in Perpignan, France, you can check with your travel agent for possible connecting flights, then take a taxi if you prefer to avoid a train-ride.
If you are going on our Spain Trip we are arranging transportation direct from the Costa Brava.  It’s only about one hour away!

Accommodations:  We have an ideal hotel located in central Collioure, just a short walk to the beach and steps to everything in town.  Our highly rated hotel has a swimming pool, interior gardens, a lovely reception and breakfast room.  Superior Double Rooms (2 beds or 1 king), Standard Single (1 King) or Superior Single (1 King).  Triple option available with a rollaway.