Tuscan Harp Retreat
with Sunita
La Dolce Vita: Inspiration, Creativity, Beauty, Food and Wine
7 days • 7 nights

2024 • April 11th - 18th

• Harp Workshops • Private Lessons •
Florence • Siena • Medieval Villages • Guided Tours •

from $2,730

Info & Registration

Sunita takes you on a journey of beauty and inspiration with the Tuscany landscape providing a backdrop for creativity, harp music, and camaraderie.

You'll explore the countryside, visit vineyards, and walk on ancient streets. Harp workshops, private lessons and concerts will inspire and motivate your performance to new heights.

* This tour is open for harpists and non-harpists. Please note that
to come on this tour you must be able to walk unaided for at least 30 minutes.

Day 1 - Florence

You'll arrive at Florence airport and take a taxi to the Palazzo Martellini Residenza d’Epoca.

Late afternoon wine & cheese welcome reception at the hotel to meet other participants, and review the itinerary.

Dinner at local Florentine restaurant
Overnight at
Palazzo Martellini Residenza d’Epoca

Day 2 - Florence

After breakfast there will be an artistic workshop with a focus on beauty.

Lunch will be at the
Gustarium, the #1 rated pizzeria in the city.

The afternoon is yours, to relax and get over jet lag, or explore museums or other sites on your own.

Dinner
at Lacasalinga
Overnight at
Palazzo Martellini Residenza d’Epoca

Day 3 - Wine Tour
- Harp Concert

After breakfast, we'll travel by minibus to  Castello di Albola, near Radda in Chianti.

There will be a guided tour of the vineyards and the historic cellars followed by a tasting of four estate wines paired with gourmet Tuscan dishes prepared by the Chef.

Evening Concert for voice and harp in the villa by Antonella  Natangelo  

Dinner at
Villa La Strega
Overnight at
Villa La Strega

Day 4 - Villa la Strega

Breakfast in the villa at our leisure.


Morning workshop focusing on beautiful tone.

Lunch in the villa.

Afternoon cooking class preparing our sunset evening dinner. Evening house concert led by Sunita. All are invited to contribute poetry, song and harp music.

Sunset
dinner that we create, at Villa La Strega
Overnight at
Villa La Strega

Day 5 - Harp Workshops

Breakfast in the villa.

Harp workshops led by Sunita, private lessons Create beautiful tone and sculpt your phrases.

Breaks for you to enjoy the surrounding countryside.

Tuscan dinner prepared by the group in the villa.
Overnight at Villa La Strega

Day 6 - Harp Workshops
- Medieval villages

After a leisurely breakfast in the villa, we'll travel by minibus to relax in the hot springs of Terme di Petriolo.

Just up the hill from the terme is Pari, a medieval village where we will have lunch in the central square. Jacquline, a local harpist lives in the enchanted village.

Dinner in Montalcino

Overnight at Villa La Strega

Day 7 - Siena

In the morning there will be harp lessons with Sunita. After lunch at the villa we'll go to Siena for an off the beaten track walking tour inspired by beauty. There will be time for espresso and gelato.

Dinner at Siena's world class restaurant La Certosa di Maggiano.

Overnight at Villa La Strega

Day 8 - Departure

After breakfast, our bus will drive us to the Florence Airport and drop people off in the city if their flight is later in the day.