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Sketching for foodies (4 nights)
12/10/2018 @ 16:00:16/10/2018 @ 10:00570€
A 4 night holiday with plenty of delicious French food thanks to Saveur Languedoc! Includes 3 days sketch tuition, a cookery lesson, cheese and wine tasting and shopping in the markets to learn more about local produce.
This Sketching & Food Weekend gives you the opportunity to sketch scenes of this colourful region while discovering the very best Languedoc has to offer. From your base in a comfortable and charming B&B in Quarante, we will travel through some of the most picturesque spots and discover the rich cultural history of the area. We will meet artisan producers and sample the rustic traditional charcuterie. You’ll lunch at many venues favored by the locals. Along the way, you will become skillful sketcher and get first-hand knowledge of the region’s cuisine and wines.
Friday – arrival day – Settle in at the Maison Quarante. Welcome drinks and dinner where you’ll meet Annette who will give you the keys/ introductions to sketching in Languedoc
Saturday – Travel with Annette to Narbonne for your first sketching session. Lunch at one of the colorful restaurants in the Les Halles (non-sketchers are welcome to join) before returning to La Maison de Quarante. You will have time to relax in the afternoon before a wine tasting. Dinner will follow.
Sunday — You’ll be sketching at one of the region’s finest outdoor markets. Lunch at a local restaurant (non-sketchers are welcome to join) before returning to La Maison de Quarante. The afternoon will be free to spend as you wish before the evening cooking class and dinner.
Monday – Annette will take you to one of the most picturesque spots on the Canal du Midi. Lunch at the local bar (non-sketchers are welcome to join). The afternoon will be free to spend as you wish before a tasting and picnic dinner. You’ll get a chance to sample cheeses, local charcuterie and other delicacies.
Tuesday – Au revoir breakfast
Price per person:
Shared room (2 sketchers) 570€
Shared room (1 sketcher 1 non-sketcher) 490€
Single room 650€
If you are interested in booking please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details