Painting Holidays and Courses in Italy

Our painting holidays in Italy offer a unique blend of expert teaching and free time where you can be inspired by Italy’s dramatic colourful landscape. Whether you are painting for the first time or are more experienced, you will relish the experience of working from life, “en plein air” in the company of like minded people. If you’re looking to  display your creativity whilst exploring stunning local regions, this is the perfect art holiday in Italy for you.

Under the expert tuition of our painting tutors, guests can capture the medieval towers of San Gimignano in Tuscany, the fishing boats of Marzamemi in Sicily and the endless olive groves of Puglia using watercolours, pastels and charcoal. At the end of the week, you’ll have the opportunity to present your work to your fellow artists, while indulging in good conversation and delicious local Italian food and wine. Our painting holidays are perfect for singles and groups alike, so you will return home with a revitalised passion for painting and drawing, not to mention having made new friends.

No Single Supplement

A room to yourself. We never charge a single room supplement.

Small & Friendly Groups

Group sizes are between 8 and 10 guests, offering you the best experience.

Solo Traveller Friendly

Tailored to cater for solo travellers. Over 80% of our guests travel solo.

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Painting Holidays in Tuscany

Get inspired by the idyllic Tuscan countryside and engross yourself in its marvellous views.
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Painting Short Breaks in Tuscany

Be inspired to create your own Italian masterpiece by the rolling countryside of Tuscany on our painting short-break.
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Painting Holidays in Puglia

Capture Puglia’s unique scenery, from ancient olive trees to turquoise sea-views and dramatic towns, on a relaxing painting holiday.
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Painting Holidays in Amalfi

With dramatic coastlines and spectacular views, the Amalfi Coast is full of inspiration for a painting holiday.
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Painting Holidays in Bologna

Enjoy painting the beautiful landscapes and medieval city views around Bologna.

Painting Holidays in Sicily

Rich in art and history, fascinating Sicily provides the perfect inspiration for your painting holiday.
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Painting Holidays in Venice

The floating city of Venice has been inspiring artists for centuries with its architectural delights and stunning canals - Venice will surely inspire any painter.
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Painting Holidays in Andalusia, Spain

Perfect for painters, sun-kissed Andalusia is a land of sea, stunning cities and mountain backdrops.

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Painting Holidays for Solo Travellers

We encourage and welcome solo travellers to go it alone and book a painting holiday in Italy! With Flavours Holidays your art holiday for solo travellers will be stress-free, where all your excursions, meals and transfers are included without any single supplements for room bookings, letting you relax and relish in the experience of painting the beautiful Italian landscapes and truly understand the unique culture of Italy. We can also help you book your flights. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, under the expert tuition of our painting tutors you will gain new skills and a new-found confidence in yourself, while sharing painting techniques and making friends with fellow solo travellers.

Our solo art holidays create a relaxing atmosphere with a small group of travellers, allowing you the opportunity to spend time with others or on your own. Solo travelling means you won’t have to compromise your interest in a painting holiday for spending time with relations, allowing you to completely focus on what you want to do. As an added bonus, solo travel has also been proven to improve your mental health. With Flavours Holidays, your painting holiday will leave you inspired with new skills in painting, emboldened and encouraged with new-found confidence being on your own, and refreshed with a new outlook on life.