Saturday afternoon and Sunday are free: rent a bike, take a train to Florence, go to the beach, hike in the mountains around Carrara
FAQ's Is housing provided?
We do not provide housing, but can assist in pointing you to the variety of options—from B&B's to hotels and pilgrimage housing—in and around Lucca
What about travel?
While we do not provide transportation to and from Lucca, the city is easily accessible from a variety of nearby international airports (Pisa, Florence, Bologna) via train
we do provide travel on our scheduled day trips
What equipment will I need?
We provide studio equipment (easels, worktables, seating), fresco materials and brushes; you are responsible for paper, drawing media, and a portfolio; see the list of materials here
Total Cost €2350 A non-refundable €50 charge is required to register* and receive more information about the course; a deposit of €350 toward the total is required by 1 March 2019, and can be refunded up to 75% before 1 May 2019; the balance is due by 1 June 2019 Please note costs are in Euro; payments can be made via wire transfer (via your bank, Transferwise, Paypal Zoom, etc.) *The Tuscan Renaissance Academy is a registered Italian cultural association; when you register for our course you will become a temporary associate of the Tuscan Renaissance Academy