Tuscan Writing Retreat Schedule

 

Day 1 (Sunday, May 20, 2018):
Check-in (from 3 p.m.)
8–10 p.m., welcome dinner at Le Santucce

 

Day 2 (Monday, May 21):
8:30–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast at Le Santucce
9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Morning workshop
12:45–3:00 p.m., Break for lunch
3:00–6:00 p.m., Afternoon workshop or conferences

 

Day 3 (Tuesday, May 22):
8:30–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast at Le Santucce
9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Morning workshop
12:45–3:00 p.m., Break for lunch
3:00–6:00 p.m., Afternoon workshop or conferences
After dinner, Evening readings and entertainment

 

Day 4 (Wednesday, May 23):
8:30–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast at Le Santucce
9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Morning workshop
12:45–3:00 p.m., Break for lunch
3:00–6:00 p.m., Afternoon workshop

 

Day 5 (Thursday, May 24):
Free day
8:30–9:30 a.m. Breakfast at Le Santucce

 

Day 6 (Friday, May 25):
8:30–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast at Le Santucce
9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Morning workshop
12:45–3:00 p.m., Break for lunch
3:00–6:00 p.m., Afternoon workshop

 

Day 7 (Saturday, May 26):
8:30–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast at Le Santucce
9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Morning workshop
12:45–3:00 p.m., Break for lunch
3:00–6:00 p.m., Afternoon workshop or conferences

 

Day 8 (Sunday, May 27):
8:30–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast at Le Santucce
9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Morning workshop
12:45–3:00 p.m., Break for lunch
3:00–6:00 p.m., Afternoon workshop or conferences

 

Day 9 (Monday, May 28):
8:30–9:30 a.m.  Breakfast at Le Santucce
9:45 a.m.–10:45 a.m., Concluding
morning workshop
Check out 11 a.m.
Fond farewells. We hope to see you again next year!

 

ADDRESS & CONTACT INFO:

Via Trieste, 30 52043 Castiglion Fiorentino Phone (Norma): +39 366 292 0400

 

BY TRAIN:

Visit Italy’s national rail travel site, www.trenitalia.it, for detailed timetable. Note that schedules change depending on the time of the year and the day of the week. Prices and durations are approximate and can change throughout the year. If you want to buy your ticket to Castiglion Fiorentino before you depart for Italy, you can do so online up to one week in advance.

 

From Florence (80km)
The Sita/Ataf service vola in bus (“Fly by Bus”) provides shuttle service between the airport and Florence’s main railway station, Santa Maria Novella. Buses leave every hour and take about 20 minutes to go between the airport and the Florence station.

 

From Santa Maria Novella there are direct trains to Castiglion Fiorentino
Travel time: about 1 hour 10 minutes
Frequency: hourly, with some exceptions

 

From Rome
You can take the Leonardo Express from the airport to Roma Termini train station. From Roma Termini there are direct trains to Castiglion Fiorentino or Arezzo

Travel time from Roma Termini: 2.5 hours
Frequency: varies
 

BY CAR

From Florence
Highway/Motorway – Autostrada A1 – direction Roma – Exit Monte S.Savino: from Firenze Sud to Monte S.Savino 40 minutes

 

From Rome
Highway/Motorway – Autostrada A1 – direction Firenze – Exit Monte S.Savino, Duration: from Roma to Monte S.Savino 2 ½ hours. From Monte S.Savino follow directions Castiglion Fiorentino.
 

Contact

Calls are inexpensive via the Skype, Viber, or WhatsApp apps
+39 334 725 8715 Cary • +39 366 292 0400 Norma • +39 339 454 5719 Alfeo at Le Santucce
 

Terms, Conditions, etc.

The $450 deposit to reserve your space is non-refundable. Final payment is due on May 1, 2018. Failure to pay the balance by the due date will result in the cancellation of your reservation. After May 1, 2018 the balance is non-refundable unless we can find someone to fill your space.

There are no refunds for leaving the retreat early or arriving late.

Please consider travel insurance to protect yourself against changes in your circumstances.

Thanks so much for your understanding.