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Painting in Italy

7 Nights and 8 Days Singles Painting Vacations in Sicily

Sicily is an island of contrasts -from fertile volcanic land, ancient and arid ruins to baroque style architecture – it offers beautiful compositions for painters. Its stunning location in the middle of the Mediterranean means it is blessed with good weather, ideal for painting outside. Our experienced painting tutors will guide you to the best painting spots. We have carefully designed our painting holidays in Italy as a complete artistic journey from start to finish. For our painting holidays in Sicily, we are based at an authentic yet modern villa located on a private estate in the south-east of the island.

7 Nights and 8 Days Painting Vacation in Tuscany

Villa Aragonese in Sicily provides you with the perfect holiday base. The infinity pool offers guests a place to relax and unwind. The interior is bathed in Sicilian sunlight and is decorated in fresh light tones. Contemporary artwork is dotted around the property. All rooms are ensuite and there is a choice of double and twin rooms. The terrace offers a fantastic place to dine al fresco. You are sure to find this villa and the surrounded landscape inspiring. See more about your painting venue in our photo gallery.


Our Flavours transfer will meet you at Catania Airport and take you to the villa where you can enjoy welcome drinks and dinner.


After breakfast is your first painting session. You will have an introduction to watercolours, looking at the basic techniques, paper quality and brushes etc. Lunch will follow. In the afternoon, you will continue to paint. Dinner will be at the villa.


Following breakfast, we will head to a nearby fishing village where you will have the chance to sketch. A packed lunch will be provided to allow you to maximise your time and enabling you to become absorbed in your work. Dinner will be prepared for you at the villa.


Today we visit the coastal town of Siracusa, for some sightseeing at the famous Greek amphitheatre and have lunch at a local restaurant. Next, we travel to Noto to taste the local ice cream at a traditional gelateria. Dinner will be prepared by the chef at the villa.


After breakfast, you will have another painting lesson with a demonstration of landscape painting, looking at different ways to apply watercolour and mixing media like pastel and coloured pencil. The afternoon is yours to continue painting or relax by the pool. Dinner will be at the villa.


After breakfast, there will be a painting lesson on the elements of composition and colour. In the afternoon, you will visit the stunning town of Modica for a chocolate tasting as well as the chance to sketch Modica’s wonderful baroque buildings. Next, we head to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Ragusa for dinner at a local trattoria.


Spend the morning developing your artwork. You are free to paint, relax by the pool or go for a walk in the afternoon. A farewell dinner will be prepared at the villa with a group exhibition of everybody’s paintings.


After breakfast our transfer will take you back to Catania Airport.

Painting Vacations - Sicily Dates
October 2 to October 9, 2022 Sicily 8 Days, 7 Nights- $2790 per person
Vacation Includes:
  • No single supplement

    5 days of painting tuition with our experienced tutors.
    Private, en-suite accommodation in our Sicilian villa.
    Visits to local towns, e.g. Modica & Ragusa.
    All meals and wine, including 2 meals at a local restaurant.


A non-refundable $750 deposit is required at time of booking. The balance is due 60 days before departure

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