France 2018 Sample Itinerary

Brief Sample Itinerary :

Day 1 : Arrival day. We meet you at Toulouse Blagnac Airport in front of the Information desk on the ground floor arrival level at 2:30pm for transfer to Haut Baran. Relax and enjoy a welcoming dinner at Haut Baran.

Day 2 : Breakfast 9:00am. This morning we have orientation in the studio. Lunch is at Haut Baran. Afternoon painting at Haut Baran. Dinner is organized at a local restaurant.

Day 3 : Breakfast 8:00am. After breakfast we leave at 9:00am for our painting site at pont Valentre ( Cahors bridge located on the Lot river ). Lunch is in Cahors. This evening dinner is at a local restaurant.

Day 4 : Breakfast 7:30am. After breakfast we leave at 8:00am for Saint Cirq LaPopie and Pech Merle ( about 60 mins ). Saint Cirq LaPopie is voted most beautiful village in France ! Lunch in Saint Cirq. After lunch we drive 15 mins to Pech Merle cave where we will see authentic prehistoric art 29,000 years old ! This evening dinner is at Haut Baran.

Day 5 : Breakfast 8:00am. At 9:00am we travel to our painting site at the Caillau ( 17th century farm clos ). At 1pm we have lunch at the Caillau. After lunch we come back to Haut Baran for studio work. This evening is at a local restaurant.

Day 6 : Breakfast 8:00am. After breakfast we drive to Monpazier ( about 30 mins ). Monpazier is a beautiful bastide town built by Edward 1st the English King !! Lunch in Monpazier. After lunch we head back to the studio. Dinner tonight is pizza night !

Day 7 : Breakfast 8:00am. After breakfast we travel to Domme for our morning painting site. A pique nique lunch is provided. After lunch we head back to the studio for finishing up. Farewell dinner tonight includes champagne !

Day 8 : We depart Haut Baran at 6:30am, arriving Toulouse Blagnac Airport at 8:30am, in time to check in for flights departing at 10:00am.

This is a brief sample itinerary which may change due to weather and/or instructor preference. If you have any questions email hautbaranfrance@gmail.com