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UMBRIA & SOUTHERN TUSCANY

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Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - Mon, 19 Jul 2021
       £2250.00 per/person (£400.00 min. deposit per/person)
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Our eight-day workshop takes in medieval architecture, sublime landscapes and spectacular waterfalls, starting in Umbria – the “green heart” of Italy – and moving into the glorious rolling countryside of southern Tuscany. As befits the laid-back Italian vibe, the pace of the workshop is relaxed to give you plenty of opportunities to nurture your imaging skills, along with time to enjoy the local gastronomy.

 

Umbria 

 

  • After meeting at Perugia Airport on Monday July 12, we’ll head out to the medieval hill-top town of Assisi, the birthplace of St Francis and a World Heritage Site. Dominated by two castles, home to one of the best-preserved medieval squares in Italy, and famous for its sunsets, it’s the perfect place for our first day’s shooting.

  • The next morning we drive to the pretty walled town of Norcia, our base for three nights (July 13-15). Ringed by the soft green mountains of the Sibillini National Park, it’s ideally located for photographing the wildflowers that carpet the broad Piano Grande plain near Castelluccio.

 

  • The Cascata della Mamore – the world’s tallest man-made waterfalls – are our final Umbrian destination (July 16). Originally created when the Romans diverted the River Velino over a 541-foot precipice in 271 BC, the tiered cascades are in full flow twice a day when the local hydroelectric plant sends the waters plunging down the cliff-face in an atmospheric haze of mist and rainbows.

 

Tuscany

 

  • Our first Tuscan photo destination is Civita di Bagnoregio (July 17 -18). Teetering atop a crumbling volcanic plateau, and accessible only by foot, this medieval hamlet of honey-stoned houses makes a magical, “frozen-in-time” centrepiece for landscapes.

 

  • We spend our last day focusing on Pitigliano, an enchanting fortress town dating back to the 14th century and carved from the tuff-stone ridge from which it rises, commanding the lush valley below.

Depart from Perugia airport on the 19th.

This workshop is limited to six places to ensure I can give everyone quality, individual tuition, so book early to avoid disappointment.

SUITABLE FOR:

Photographers of all skill levels. Average fitness levels are required – you will be carrying your kit up some hills, although nothing too strenuous

ADDITIONAL INFO

INCLUDES
One-to-one and group tuition with Tom, 7 nights’ accommodation, private rooms (no single supplement), breakfast, airport transfers from/to Perugia Airport, transport during workshop
EXCLUDES
Flights, lunches, evening meals, travel insurance

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