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Durham, NC 27701

Writing Workshops & Retreats - France, Italy, North Carolina

The Grand Tour - France and Italy


From a 15th century chateau in the Loire Valley of France to a 17th century villa in Tuscany...

Take the Writeaways Grand Tour

with Mimi Herman and John Yewell

Chateau du Pin, Champtocé-sur-Loire, France

Villa Cini & Villa Casanova, Tuscany, Italy

September 26 - October 12, 2019

The Writeaways Grand Tour includes all the delights of the Writeaway in France combined with the Writeaway in Italy for a weeklong writing workshop in a French chateau plus a weeklong writing getaway in a Tuscan villa. You'll enjoy two days of travel between France and Italy. Join us as we wander through the countryside for a supplementary transportation fee, or explore Europe on your own.

$4200 for private room, $4000 each for friends or couple sharing a room

Includes two weeks of daily writing workshops, writing consultations, excursions, and all meals, wine and after-dinner drinks, plus French and Italian wine tastings, a visit to a French farmers' market and an Italian cooking class.

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