Art holidays in France Painting holidays in France
All inclusive : everything included once you arrive
All-inclusive Painting Holiday in stunning Gascony SW France, located at a beautifully restored farmhouse in the countryside.
Not only will you enjoy learning so much from one of our renowned artists but your hosts also make sure that you have time to relax and to sample the delights of Gascony, which is a gourmet’s paradise for food, wine and Armagnac!
You will have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the activities on-site at Baron-Figuès as well as see the local area and attractions.
A Fantastic holiday experience!
Painting Holiday in France
Pay 25% to reserve your place and the rest 1 month before your holiday starts
€1650 per person
No single supplement
6 guests maximum
This price includes all meals, drinks, tastings, accommodation, transfers from Agen and excursions.
5 half days in the gallery with one of our local artists
Visits to local attractions
Choice of activities or relaxation
Holidays start on Saturdays and Thursdays.
Included in the price
7 nights accommodation
This is an all inclusive holiday. Once you arrive at the farmhouse (or Agen train station) everything is covered - all meals, all visits, all tastings
12.5 hours in gallery
If two people travel together and share a room, a 200€ discount is offered
Non participating partners can holiday with you, enjoying all the meals and excursions, for 800€
The itinerary is for guidance only and is subject to change depending on the group’s needs and wishes but is typically as follows:
Day 1 – Arrival day
Arrive at Agen train station in the afternoon to be greeted by your friendly hosts before being driven to the farmhouse where your holiday will begin (airport collections can be arranged upon request for a supplement-please see the costing and extras tab for more details)
Settle into your delightful room before getting to know your fellow students over delicious aperitifs
Enjoy a social evening with a 3 course gourmet dinner served in the farmhouse kitchen along with a short introduction from your hosts about what to expect over the next few days
The day will begin with a visit to a local market for breakfast and getting inspired by your stunning surroundings ready for your painting course. After a leisurely lunch by the pool you can settle in to your holiday and enjoy the onsite facilities.
Day 3 – 7
Mornings will be spent with one of our artists for your Art Classes
Lunches will be taken at the farmhouse or at a local restaurant
Afternoons will be spent on visits to beautiful chateau wine tasting, visits to local French markets, art exhibitions and sightseeing
Dinner will be served back at the farmhouse giving you time to relax in the lounge or by the swimming pool firstly, or to take advantage of one of the onsite activities such as table tennis or cycling
Day 8 – Departure day
After breakfast, guests are asked to check out by 10am
You are welcome to relax and enjoy some free time if your flight is not until later in the day, before being taken to the airport or train station for your return journey
You will return home with fantastic memories, fabulous cookery skills, beautiful unique jewellery, and memories and new skills to last you a lifetime
We partner with several respected artists who work across different medias. As you discuss your holiday requirements with us we'll select an artist that best suits your style.