Painting holiday

Languedoc, Beziers, France

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About the location

Just 30 minutes from Beziers-Vias Airport, this gorgeous old village house has been lovingly renovated into a 5 room B&B. You will be staying in beautiful typically French village of Pouzolles, which is centred around the wine growing industry.

When you’re not painting, you can try some local wine, take a swim in the heated pool, or walk through the medieval alleys of the village, all right by your home for the painting holiday.

This area of south west France is only 40 minutes from the blue Mediterranean sea and a half hour from the town of Beziers. In your free time, head to Beziers and take in history that dates back to the Roman Empire. Although your days are filled with wonderful excursions to inspire your craft, you will have free evenings, as well as one free day to go back to the places that call to you the most.

After living all over Europe and working in art related industries, your host, Simon, has now made Languedoc his base with his wife Monica. He has been enjoying this life change now for 7 years and thoroughly enjoys teaching and showing you what the area of has to offer and inspire his guests. Over the years he has found the best places around for painting excursions giving you the opportunity to paint 'en plein air'.

Monica will see to it that you are fed well and you have all the necessary information to help you explore the local area. She her passions include history, the local cuisine and helping people immerse themselves in the area and get to know the real south of France.

Accommodation is set in in a bright, beautifully decorated 5 bedroom house that has a lounge, fully functional kitchen and dining room. Off the summer kitchen lies the courtyard and heated pool, perfect to relax in the sunshine. This house has plenty of lovely lounge space both indoors and out for you to utilize whilst you sip on your regional wine at the end of a satisfying day.

Veer off the typical tourist trail, and tune into your inner painter in the lush landscape of southern France. Your days will be filled with sun, rolling vineyards, fishing villages, and historic architecture to inspire you to become the artist you strive to be.

- Just 30 minutes from Beziers airport
- Ideal location in the village of Pouzolles overlooking vineyards in the world famous Languedoc wine region
- Transported different inspiring landscapes and subjects daily
- Opportunity to paint 'en plein air'
- An area steeped in Romanesque and medieval architecture, vineyards, and history
- Accommodation in a beautifully restored French village home with plenty of space
- Large comfortable rooms stylishly decorated to fit your needs
- Lovely outdoor area for alfresco dining
- Beautiful in-ground heated swimming pool and patio to relax
- 2 minute walk from local amenities such as restaurants, bakery, bar, general store, etc