Educational Holidays – a treasure trove of sights and experiences

20th to the 27th of April 2020

Stefano Montinaro (professional photographer and photography teacher), Antonella Rea (language tutor) and Jason Skill (artist and art teacher) are intending to run an educational holiday for those interested in photography, drawing, sketching, arts and speaking Italian.

We will take you to the city of Lecce, often referred to as the Florence of the South, for its enchanting baroque architecture realised in white stone. Situated in Puglia, Lecce’s city centre it is home to excellent restaurants, bars, shops and, the Italian school – as well as an excellent base to explore the surrouning areas.

The trip will include:

Transfers between Brindisi airport and accommodation

Accommodation you can choose between B&B in the centre of Lecce or shared self-catering apartment

Guided visits during the weekend and in some afternoons

Private transport is included for excursions outside Lecce

The choice between one of the following courses:

Language school, Photography, Sketching

Regardless of the main course you choose Antonella, Jason and Stefano will be available to support you should wish to try out a little Italian, photography or sketching

Not included in holiday costs:

Lunch and evening meals will be enjoyed in various locations chosen especially to allow you to try traditional leccese cuisine at affordable prices.

Public transport in and around Lecce.

Flights (currently costing under £200 from Manchester airport with Ryanair)


Accommodation Type Language Sketching OR Photography
Single Room in B&B £970.00 £930.00
Two People sharing B&B £800.00 £730.00
Self-catering in shared flat, individual rooms but cannot garantee private bathroom £760.00 £720.00

If you are interested:

Send an email to Antonella Rea (antonellarea.kleist@gmail.com) to express your interest, indicating which group i.e. Art, language or photography, stating your preferred dates for the holiday and type of accommodation you would prefer.

Ideally we need to receive this information by the end of January 2020 there are a maximum of 21 places

To confirm your place, you will have to pay a non refundable £100 deposit to Antonella Rea, payable by check or bank transfer by the 31st January 2020.