An Art Course au Château de Sanse, Near St Emilion.
The Painting Course
We cannot stop talking about the 2 weeks with you, it could not have been more fun. – Chris & Joy, UK
Lead by Adam Cope, a local artist with many years of experience in teaching painting holidays. Adam has painted the vines, the river, the views…. so he can share with you an in-depth local knowledge.
Sunday 5 May to Sunday 12 May 2019
Thursday 12 September to Thursday 19 September 2019
Course starts first day from 15hr onwards & ends after breakfast on last day.
May is late spring, wildflowers & the bright southern light is gaining strength. A nice month for those who don’t like the heat. Vernal colours, rising sap & fragrant blossom.
September has golden light, the shadows are lengthening & the yellows are emerging in the landscape. It’s also ‘vendange’ time in the vines, now heavy with grapes.
Art Course Fees & Transfers, payable directly to Adam Cope – 500€
Due 90 days before course start date.
Possibility payment online by credit card or by bank draft.
Full Board & Lodgings in standard en suite two people sharing, 7 nights, 8 days, payable directly to Chateau de Sanse – 980€ per person
Single Person Supplement 120€
Deposit 500€ payable upon booking. Refundable in case of cancellation.
10 percent discount if you chose to pay all of the chateau’s fee upon booking.
Possibility payment by credit card.
The Michelin Guide likes Sanse. The stylish restaurant offers a delicious range of french regional cooking. Locals speak highly of ‘l’EffervéSanse’ . The charming, comfortable en suite rooms are Three Stars. Your hosts are Eric & Laurence Berthelot, who have cheffed in London & speak good english. Here you will find a warm welcome for your luxury painting holiday.
The Cooking Course
Prices for The Cooking Course
Places limited to four non-painting partners. One free day.
400€ Course Fees, payable directly to Eric Berthelot.
Travel – Getting to Sanse
Sanse is situated between Bergerac and St.Emilion on the south bank of the river Dordogne in Aquitaine, South West France. The nearest town is St.Foy la Grande. Bordeaux is about 65 kilometers.
Arrival transfers from Bergerac Train station and airport>Sanse at 15hr30. Drops offs depart after 10hr Sanse>Bergerac.
Arrival transfers from Velines train station> Sanse between 12he-16hr30. Drops off depart after 10hr Sanse>Velines.
The distance to Hotel de Sanse is 31Km (19 miles), a 35 minute drive. We provide airport transfers to Bergerac airport & Bergerac town center on the start and end days of the course at fixed times at fit in with other student’s travel times.
Lots of car hire at airport
UK : Many different airports including Gatwick, Bristish Airways cheap daily flights.
Shuttle bus from ‘Bordeaux Merignac’ airport to ‘Bordeaux St Jean’ Gare SNCF (the main railway station). 30 minute ride. http://www.bordeaux.aeroport.fr/en/info/bordeaux-airport-shuttle-service
Take the train on the Bordeaux – Sarlat ligne 26 & get off at Vélines (about 40 minutes). We transport you free of charge from Vélines on start & finish days. Ticket & timetable info from http://www.ter.sncf.com/aquitaine/horaires/
Private taxi from airport arrivals to hotel from about 128€. Ask hotel to organize this for you if interested.
Road & Rail Travel
Take the train on the Bordeaux – Sarlat line & get off at Vélines (about 40 minutes). We transport you free of charge from Vélines on start day (between 12- 16hr30) & finish days (after10hr) . Ticket & timetable info from http://www.ter.sncf.com/aquitaine/horaires/
Tickets and timetable info from http://www.raileurope.co.uk