The villa dating back to the 1600s and lovingly restored in 2005, sits on a delightfully picturesque estate south of Siena. Providing breathtaking views of the Tuscan countryside and producing some of the best wines in all of Italy. Recently the villa’s winemaker won the award as the top oenthologist in the world from the prestigious Wine Enthusiast magazine. The perfect setting for a relaxing stay in refined, exclusive surroundings.
The spacious living rooms with their elegant ceilings and authentic family furniture convey an old, charming, rural Tuscan atmosphere. All bedrooms are ensuite, with wi-fi, air conditioning and central heating. The large dining room features a traditional welcoming fireplace in the centre.
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It will be our pleasure to provide you with an authentic and special journey allowing you to connect with the beautiful location through the power of singing and adventure. This is not a simple trip around the tourist sites. We aim to show you the real Tuscany and share with you a deeper appreciation of its spirit and charm. Relaxation, exhilaration, and plenty of time for reflection are all on the menu!
* Singing workshops
* Daily mindfulness classes
* Exploring medieval Siena
* Olive grove & vineyard tour
* Horse riding in the Tuscan hills
* An evening of opera in Florence
* Swimming or relaxing by the pool
* Exquisite local & freshly prepared food
Below are just some of the experiences we have in store for you:
Whether it's riding through the heart of the Tuscan hills on horseback, or discovering hidden gems in the backstreets of Florence...be it savouring the delicious food on your tastebuds or exploring your voice in a new and exciting way... ADVENTURE is at the very heart of this special retreat!
- Accommodation in a beautiful Tuscan villa
- Expert led singing workshops
- All meals when based at the villa
- Wine served with your meals
- Airport transfers from the selected airport to the villa
- Coach transport once in Italy to Florence & Siena
- Opera admission in Florence
- Guided tour of a vineyard & olive grove
- Yoga classes
- Horse riding
Arrive in Italy where you'll be greeted at the airport and taken on a stunning journey through the Tuscan hills, ending up at the beautiful sixteenth century villa.
Greeted with a welcome drink you will be invited to relax and given time to make yourself at home in the beautiful surroundings. A freshly prepared 3 course meal by the talented chef Carlotta awaits.
After your delicious meal, the group will then be invited to an evening candlelit voice workshop.
Start the holiday with a day of complete relaxation. Wake up to a yoga & meditation class, allowing you to deepen your experience and leave your worries behind.
Followed by an authentic Italian breakfast and time to explore this beautiful Villa, you will then be invited to join Jess for a singing workshop.
After a beautiful lunch, singing will recommence, followed by an afternoon of either swimming, socialising, walking or relaxation.
The evening will begin with a sunset guided walk. A traditional Tuscan pizza with wine will bring this gentle day to a close.
Integrated into your surroundings, we begin by connecting through mindfulness & meditation, followed by a traditional breakfast.
Time for some adventure! Horse riding in the Tuscan hills with a wonderfully prepared al fresco lunch.
Return to the villa for some free time, followed by an afternoon singing workshop with Jess.
Dinner, wine, music and good conversation will be on the menu as we watch the sunset over the glorious hills.
We start the right way with morning yoga and meditation followed by breakfast.
In the true spirit of adventure we journey to the medieval town of Siena, home of some of the most exquisite art and architecture in Tuscany. This vibrant city steeped in history offers a quintessential glimpse of days gone by, coupled with a modern forward thinking community.
We return to the Villa for more gastronomical delights and an evening of singing under the stars.
We will begin our day with Yoga Nidra and total mind and body relaxation.
Breakfast will be followed by a singing workshop. We will then be taken on a special guided tour of an award winning Vineyard and Olive Grove. Whilst there, we will sample the very finest of this region's wine and olive oils.
To celebrate our final evening, we will bring together the weeks music for a special live recording and final performance. Our last dinner will be a traditional Tuscan Barbecue served with wine.
il Quinto Giorno
The day begins with a mindfulness walk in the stunning grounds and an opportunity to harmonise with this magical place.
After breakfast everyone is invited to join Jess as we once again explore the power of the voice.
After which we will set off to visit Florence; the jewel of Tuscany and home of some of the most important music to ever grace this earth.
Italian fine dining, and an evening of Opera will transport you to a place where anything is possible.
YOGA & MEDITATION
The stunning location offers the perfect setting for reconnecting to our natural selves.
Away from distraction and the rigour of daily life we invite you to find peace and tranquility through mindfulness practice.
Is everything included in the price?
Everything stated above is included but please note your flights are not included. You will be required to pay for your own meals when we are out on excursion.
When should I book my flight?
You can book your flight as soon as you have been notified by us..
Are there limited spaces?
Yes, this is a small sized group of approx 24 people so we advise you book early to avoid disappointment.
Are the rooms shared accommodation?
Yes, accommodation is based on people sharing. All rooms are of very high standard and are extremely comfortable, clean and well located with washing facilities.
What is the payment schedule?
A non refundable deposit of £199 is required straight away to secure your booking. 28 days after booking, 50% of the remaining balance is due. The remaining balance is due 56 days (8 weeks) after your initial deposit. As an example (£199 deposit + £725 at four weeks + £725 at 8 weeks). Any bookings made 60 days prior to the retreat start date will mean the full balance will be required. If you’d like to pay in instalments then a payment plan between Wild Voice Adventures and yourself can be agreed by a separate arrangement.
Are the activities compulsory?
You can choose what to do. If you wish to kick back and relax then feel free to do so.
Will there be a chance for some free time during the week?
Yes, there will be free time during the week. We aim to give you the opportunity to do plenty throughout the week yet also have some time to yourself to relax and do as you please.
Do I need to be able to read music?
There is no requirement to be able to read music. The lyrics and music will be provided and you will be professionally guided through all the singing sessions and workshops.
Do I have to be musician/singer?
You do not have to be a professional singer, or even a singer or musician to take part. As long as you have a passion for music & singing that's all we ask!
What sort of music will I be singing?
Our Tuscany retreat will be themed accordingly and you will be introduced to some of the most beautiful music & songs of Italy. The music will offer an excellent challenge, allowing you to realise your full singing potential, yet will also be enjoyable and achievable within the week.
What happens if I need to cancel?
We cannot offer you a refund if you cancel less than 3 months before the start of the retreat. Please also note, the deposit you’ve paid is non-refundable. If you wish to gift your space to someone else or sell it on that is not a problem as long as you let us know.
For more detailed information on cancellations and changes to your booking please read our terms and conditions.
SPECIAL EARLY BIRD OFFER OF £1649 AVAILABLE UNTIL 30th October 2019
(after which the price of the retreat will be £1799)
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