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San Gimignano

painting-workshopSan Gimignano, is a walled village about halfway between Florence and Siena. It is famous for its medieval architecture and towers that rise above of all the surrounding buildings, offering an impressive view of the city from the surrounding valley.

At the height of its glory, San Gimignano's patrician families built around 72 tower-houses as symbols of their wealth and power. The towers belonged to the many noble families that lived within the city. They were, first of all, a system of defense from enemies, including rival families living within the town. The structure itself made it an almost impregnable fortress: entrance was several feet above ground and accessible only with retractable ladders, the stone walls were hard to scale and difficult to attack. Fourteen of the towers have survived, giving San Gimignano a feudal atmosphere and appearance.

Our guests particularly love the shopping in San Gimignano. Although opinions vary, some believe that the best gelato can be found here as well. The "Gelateria di Piazza" located in the central Piazza della Cisterna, boasts that it serves "The World's Best Gelato". We tend to agree!


2015 Schedule

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Our Tours - Discover Tuscany!

Tuscan Muse offers creative tours that provide the opportunity to see Tuscany from every angle, from large cities to small villages. Tours designed for specific interests such as photography and painting are often planned. Tuscan Muse knows the best places to go for incredible subject matter and where to find the famous light of Tuscany, often far away from the beaten path of areas filled with tourists. Your days are filled with discovering Tuscany and your nights are filled with the warm hospitality and the fine cuisine of Tuscany.

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Our Workshops - Find Your Muse!

Tuscan Muse offers culinary, artistic, photography, music and writing workshops in this land known for the presence of Muses. Tuscany has been a place of artistic creation for centuries. Tuscany is the perfect source of inspiration. It is a place that promotes the very best work from artists, photographers, chefs, writers and musicians and for anyone looking to spark the flame of their creativity. Tuscan Muse provides the space and the instruction for understanding yourself as the creator of your work, giving you a haven for experimenting and allowing your artistic vision to take form. Once you have experienced the burst of creativity inspired by being in Tuscany, you will understand that it is impossible for your Muse to be elusive in this enchanted land. The Tuscan Muse workshop instructors are the best in the industry. We take great pride in the fact that you will not leave a workshop without having had both the experience and the education of a lifetime. You will truly know what it means to have your Imagination Inspired by Italy as only a Tuscan Muse Workshop can provide.

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Private Tours and Events Designed for You!

In addition to workshops and creative tours, Tuscan Muse is also delighted to offer private tours and events created especially for your needs. Private tours designed for specific interests such as painting and those who want to travel to distinct areas of Tuscany with a specific group of people, such as a Club, are a favorite way to see Tuscany. Tuscan Muse also hosts corporate retreats, weddings, honeymoons, vow renewal ceremonies, family reunions, birthday parties and anniversary celebrations.

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Our Incentive Program

At Tuscan Muse we encourage you to let others know about the incredible opportunities that we offer in Tuscany. The enthusiasm of our workshop and tour attendees is our most powerful advocate. In recognition, we want to pass along savings to those of you who introduce others to our workshops and tours in Tuscany.

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  • Our stay at Le Casacce will always be a glorious memory. By the time the trip was over, we already missed our new friend, Linda. We came home filled with tales of the sights we had seen, the excellent food we had eaten and the good times made possible by Tuscan Muse
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