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Durham, NC 27701

Writing Workshops & Retreats - France, Italy, North Carolina

The Grand Tour - France and Italy

From a fifteenth century chateau in the Loire Valley of France to a medieval villa in Tuscany ...

Take the Writeaways Grand Tour!

with Mimi Herman and John Yewell

Villa Cini, Tuscany, Italy and Chateau du Pin, Champtocé-sur-Loire, France

Fall 2018 dates to be announced soon!


The Writeaways Grand Tour includes all the delights of the Writeaway in Italy combined with the  Writeaway in France for a weeklong writing workshop in a Tuscan villa plus a weeklong writing getaway in a French chateau. You'll enjoy two days of travel between Italy and France. 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 classes, writing consultations, excursions, and all meals, wine and after-dinner drinks, plus Italian and French wine tastings, an Italian cooking class and a visit to a French farmers' market.

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