Artist & Tutor

Perigord Retreats in the Dordogne May 11 - 18 2019

Monday, 13 May, 2019 to Saturday, 18 May, 2019

Welcome to Perigord painting holiday with artist Sue Ford Angela and Adrian are our hosts, with a vast experience in hospitality and customer service industries. Set over two beautiful villas, with terraces, grounds and a stunning large indoor swimming pool for you to enjoy. Spectacular view offered from every part of the Villas and grounds, We will have the opportunity to paint and discover peaceful sleep medieval villages, historic building, and bustling markets or outstanding landscaped to visit and enjoy. Students will be working plein air painting and drawing or return to the studio to complete your work Our location is ideally suited to visiting the very best sites of the regions including Rocamadour, Sariat La Caneda, Castelnaud La Chapelle, Saint-Cirq lapople, Monpazier, Cahors and everything in between during our journey! All food and wine is included in your stay, prepared by Angela and her daughter Chloe, both accomplished chefs taught locally and using local produce. You can expect a feast at every meal. Picnics are provided on location or you may choose to eat at one of the restaurants, although this would be at your own expense. Everything from breakfast through to dinner will be enjoyed by all. Typical dinner menu – local melon with jambon and walnuts, duck breast with cahor wine and berry sauce with seasonal vegetables, chocolate dessert with crème anglais. After your collection from the airport , you will be driven to your destination on the border of the Dordogne and Lot regions. You will have time to settle and unpack and explore the local hamlet and find your bearings at Perigord Retreats. Each day will be focused on plein air painting with excursions to some of the many local sites or within the gardens and studio. Flights are currently running from Leeds Bradford airport to Limoges. Approximately 2 hour transfer and from Liverpool to Bergerac, one and a half hour transfer. Perigord Retreats will collect from ONE location so destination flights need to be agreed in advance, Prices for 2019 £1095 private bedroom, with shared bathroom £1495 private bedroom, with private ensuite Tasteful Accommodation - all bedrooms have a double or two single beds, (dependant on the mix of students). 6 ensuite bedrooms and 5 bedrooms sharing 3 bathrooms. To book please email Web site Address Lieu Dit Campagnac, 46300 Gourdon, Tel 0033 680 288 237