Italian Sketchbook 2016 ~ Trip Details

Italian Watercolor Sketchbook retreat: September 3-10, 2016
What is included:
Seven nights shared accommodation at the beautiful Locanda del Gallo. This restored 12th century villa offers lovely rooms with a private or semi-private bath.

Three meals each day carefully prepared in the traditions of Mediterranean cuisine using local produce 80% organically grown and prepared by an on-site chef

Use of the gardens, spa, and art studio

Sketchbook/watercolor instruction with artists Michael and Victoria Copeland ~ All Levels of Experience are Welcome (classes taught in English)

Sketchbook Art Supply Kit ~ Everything you need

One full day and one half-day excursion by private bus/taxi to local hilltop villages, i.e., Assisi, St. Francis Basilica, Gubbio market, Deruta ceramic studio, local festivals at Facilitator’s discretion.

Wine Tasting!!

Not included:

Travel/Trip Insurance. We strongly recommend buying travel insurance. Typically this must be bought within 10-14 days of trip enrollment (payment of deposit). Please check with your travel agent or with online travel insurance companies                                                                                                    
Overnight lodging for early arrivals or late departures.

Transfers, Items of a personal nature, any meals or optional sightseeing not on our itinerary.

$2,600. Per Person Shared room w/private bath or semi-private bath. Based on double occupancy. (US funds) (Call for private room rates and availability)
$500 Nonrefundable deposit due upon registration. Trip balance due by June 30, 2016.
*Early Bird Discount! $200 off your trip balance if you are paid in full by January 31, 2016!!
Returning Students! Take $50 off your trip total if you still have your sketchbook art kit from a previous Sketchbook Tours retreat…and you bring it!
QUESTIONS? Please contact: Victoria Copeland for all questions and concerns at: OR feel free to call or text  575-442-9594.

Cancellation Policy:                                                                                                                                                        Reservation is effective upon receipt of your registration form, signed disclaimer form, and payment of deposit. If you are unable to attend, and you cancel prior June 16, 2016, a full refund less the $500 deposit fee is granted. After June 16, 2016, ALL payments are nonrefundable. For this reason we strongly advise purchasing travel insurance to cover losses that would be incurred in the event of cancellation. Request for Cancellation must be received in writing. Sketchbook Tours reserves the right to cancel this retreat if the minimum number of students is not met by June 16, 2106, In this case, participants will receive a full refund.