Ferrara di Monte Baldo
Shooting Stars San Lorenzo. We will paint sketches, walk in the mountains, set tables in the garden, meet sunrises and drink wine under the stars. This tour is about renewal, creativity, about yourself, your desires and the power that is hidden inside. When people are united by love for creativity, wine and Italy, they always feel good together.
We invite you to spend a week at the Hotel Baldo in the heart of the Monte Baldo Nature Reserve, among exotic birds, deer, legends and flowers. The hotel stands directly on the famous Madonna della Corona trail, which passes through an ancient mystical monastery built into the rock and connects hundreds of kilometers of path across Europe. This road merges into the famous "Santiago" path described by Coelho. The hotel is just a couple of hours walk from the Madonna della Corona monastery, the iconic natural bridge of Veia, the settlements of ancient shamans and the vineyards of Lake Garda.
Meet in the large flowering garden of Hotel Baldo. After a small aperitif from the hosts, we will walk around the town and learn its amazing history. The first painting and art therapy lesson will be held on the hotel terrace. Let's learn how to enter into a state of flux, transfer the experience of the world to the canvas. Sveta Perotti will paint a simple study for you and tell you how to see and mix color correctly.
In the evening we will dine in the hotel garden by candlelight, by the fire, looking at the moon hanging on the silhouette of Baldo. Let's try the sumptuous wines of local small wineries.
Let's get up early and go to paint quiet colorful streets, immerse in bright colors. And the silhouettes of the mountain slopes of Baldo will serve as a background.
After lunch, we will walk a section of the Sacred Pilgrimage Route leading to one of the main artistic and spiritual shrines of Veneto, the Madonna della corona monastery.
Returning with impressions, let's paint a view of the fields of Ferarra di Monte Baldo in the honeyed August light. These days in Italy they celebrate the nights of St. Lorenzo and go out at night to watch the stars dance in the sky for several days in a row. You will be lucky to see this spectacle live to the sound of the bells of St. Catherine's Church and the singing of cicadas.
Early in the morning we will make a dizzying ascent to the sacred peak of Monte Baldo. Once at an altitude of 2200 meters we will see Garda Lake, get acquainted with the ancient spirits of this land, admire the eagles circling over the fields, have lunch in a delicious restaurant overlooking the sky. Returning by funicular , we will paint the blossoming garden of Hotel Baldo , tasting the local fragrant Prosecco. We will have dinner at a large wooden table, discussing works and listening to music and lectures on the history and philosophy of art.
After breakfast, we will paint a stunning view of the valley overlooking the monastery of Madonna di Corona. Let's have a delicious picnic with wine, vegetables and cheese, right in a clearing in the forest. Let's write the second sketch. We will return to the hotel, change clothes and go to visit the Perotti family to celebrate the birthday of Sveta and all those participants who were born these days. You will meet friends and relatives of the Perotti family, taste dishes from neighbors, visit the ferragosto village festival.
We will paint a last sketch at sunrise and then we will discuss every single student's work and say farewell to each other
The cost of the tour is 800 euros, the price includes:
-Transport during the tour.
Are not included in the price:
- Lunches and dinners
- Funicular ticket
- Materials. Canvas, a set of acrylic paints, brushes.
For your convenience, we can provide you with a complete set of materials that you will use during the tour.
The cost of the package is 150 euros. The package includes: 12 large tubes of paints,
6 canvases, 3 brushes.
Hotel Baldo . Double 83 euro. Double used as single 72 euro. Breakfast included.