Write Away Europe

Enjoy the inspiration of Italy in beautiful Umbria - the green heart of Italy.  Join Write Away Umbria for an exhilirating three-week Writers Retreat.  Springtime Residents will stay in a beautiful and classic stone-built Umbrian estate set amongst rolling green hills and vineyards and nearby  medieval hilltowns, enjoying stimulating workshops, literary sessions, stunning views and fantastic foods and wines.

DETAILS:  Write Away Umbria, Italy Creative Writing Retreat

The 2016 Write Away Umbria retreat will be held on a tranquil and verdant Umbrian estate for 3 weeks in June.  Refine your craft in an inspirational setting surrounded by helpful mentors and a small select group of writing peers.   The estate is located in a peaceful and secluded area between Perugia, Gubbio & Assisi set on private grounds overlooking a lake with lush lawned gardens, a  swimming pool and numerous outdoor terraces.  Residents will each have their own private bedroom and bathroom located in the 17th century manor house.  Writing workshops will be held in the large conference room in one of the annexes overlooking the captivating countryside.   Dinners will be held on the covered verandah with lovely views of the surrounding hills.  There are numerous sitting areas where private mentoring and small group discussions will be held.  A truly idyllic environment to hone your writing talent.

Price: $3,600

Price Includes:
Single occupancy bedroom with private bathroom  (Contact us for discounted double-occupancy rates)
Transfers to/from Perugia Airport
Celebratory Welcome Dinner on Saturday
Locally-sourced and prepared Breakfasts & Dinners Monday thru Friday
Nightly Evening 'Lit-Up' Social Hours with drinks, participants & Write Away Mentors
Writing Workshops Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Weekly private, one-on-one mentoring sessions for all participants

Available Extras:  Weekend Excursions & Activities including visit Assisi, Gubbio, Perugia, Florence, Siena, Walking Tours, Agroturismo Tours, Horseback riding, Umbrian cooking class

​​Apply Now   (please note that there are a limited number of spaces and selection will be based on writing samples and personal statement)



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Write Away Umbria, Italy Writer's Retreat:  Autumn, 2016

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