Painting Holidays in Italy

Painting Holidays are planned for  2020 again in Lipianno Italy.

Our venue in Italy is villapia.com – please scroll down for full travel instructions.

The holidays will be led by Gareth Edwards www.garethedwardsartist.co.uk and his wife Rachael Reeves www.axisweb.org/p/rachaelreeves who is also a painter and teacher.

How to get to Villa Pia;
Arrival time is between 4.00PM and 8.00PM. Please try and book you flight so you arrive within these times.
There is a good choice; they are listed by the shortest drive to Villa Pia first. Generally it is more expensive to fly at
busy periods. If you cannot find a direct flight from
your local airport you can often change at Stanstead or Frankfurt, particularly with Ryan Air.
Perugia
Is at best about forty minutes from Lippiano but it is only available by internal connections from Milan and Rome
(Milano e Roma) and is served by Alitalia from Heathrow (and Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin)
Bologna Forli
It is at best about one and a quarter hours from Lippiano, much closer than Bologna. It is a small airport used
exclusively by Ryan Air from Stanstead.
Florence (Firenze)
Is at best about one and a quarter hours drive. The main operators are Alitalia from Aberdeen and Meridiana
from Gatwick.
Rimini
Is at best about one and a half hours from Lippiano. It is served by Easyjet from Stanstead.
Bologna
Is much larger than the previous airports and is no less than one hour and forty-five minutes from Lippiano. It is
served by Easyjet from Stanstead, British Airways, Alitalia from Edinburg, Aerlingus from Dublin, Lufthansa etc.
Pisa
No less than two hours from Lippiano. Again it is quite a large airport. Alitalia from Heathrow, British Airways,
Lufthansa, Ryan Air from Stanstead, Glasgow, Liverpool, Thompson from Donacaster-Sheffield, Coventry,
Bournemouth, Easyjet from Bristol and Jet2 from Manchester, Belfast, Edinburg, Leeds Bradford, Newcastle.
Ancona
No less than two hours from Villa Pia. Ryan Air serves it from Stanstead.
Rome (Roma)
There are two airports, both of which are not less than two and a half hours from Villa Pia; Fiumincino, which is the
largest served by British Airways, Alitalia, and many other major airlines which are generally not charter flights.
The other is called Ciampino, which is much smaller and served by Easyjet from Belfast and Gatwick, Alitalia from
Manchester and Southampton, Ryan Air from Stanstead, East Midlands, Glasgow Prestwick, Luton and Liverpool.
Aerlingus from Cork.

Please note that lunch and dinner are not included on Thursdays.
Meal Times:
Unless by prior arrangement, breakfast is between 8.00 AM and 10:00 AM, lunch is at 1.00 PM and dinner at 8.30.PM.
Arrival and Departure Times:
Guests must vacate the property by 10.00 AM on their departure day.

Holiday Insurance:
It is a condition of accepting your booking that your have personal travel insurance, including cancellation insurance for medical
reasons, redundancy, jury service etc. for all members of your party. Please note that the use of Villa Pia, its facilities, grounds, and
swimming pool are entirely at the users risk.

Villa Pia SRL its directors, staff and agents are not liable for any loss, injury or claim of any kind arising out of, or in connection with
staying at, or traveling to and from Villa Pia for you or any member of your party.