Quilting/Painting/Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun
September 5-12,2020 Itinerary
Saturday Sept 5
Arrival in Rome FCO by 9:30 AM, latest, for bus transfer to the villa.
Arrive at the villa in the afternoon.
6:00PM Welcome drinks in Garden. 8:00 PM. Dinner at the Villa
Sunday Sept 6. Villa Day (format to be repeated)
8-9:30 AM. Breakfast
9:30-12:30. Introduction for painting and quilting groups , Morning session workshops
1:00-3:00. Lunch, swim or tennis, weather permitting
3:00-6:00 Afternoon session workshops
8:00 Dinner at the villa`….socializing
Monday Sept 7: Villa Day (see Sunday) morning cooking classes begins
Evening~Wine tasting in Cantina, and
On premises museum tour of antiquities
Tuesday Sept 8: Full Day excursion to Siena and the Bassilica
9 AM leave for Siena
Walking tour through Siena to il Campo (main piazza)
Walk to Bassilica
5:30 PM meet at Il Campo to return to bus. 8PM dinner at the Villa
Wednesday Sept 9: Villa Day
Evening presentation on resurrection and history of the Villa
Thursday Sept 10: Full Day excursion to Florence
9A m. Depart from Villa to Florence for brief walking tour through the city to Piazza Signoria, Uffizi (ticket reservations by request). open air markets shopping, museums, lunch, free time
5:30PM. Meet back at piazza Signoria Leave Florence returning to Villa
8:00 PM Dinner at the Villa
Friday Sept 11: Villa Day
4PM Afternoon afternoon Gathering of groups for salon discussion and appreciation of weeks work.
Evening Wine Musical entertainment with Luigi Ghirardi, dancing, dinner
Saturday Sept 12:
6AM Leave for Fumicino ...Plan flights for after 12PM please!