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Creative Holidays


Papercourt Studio's partner company 'Zero Neuf' run by Mike and Joss Crawford and located in the Midi Pyrenees, Southern France, offers

'Well Being Retreat' packages including active and creative holidays. 


If you are dreaming about painting holidays abroad, where you get to

soak up the local culture and be artistically inspired by stunning scenery?

Artist Grainne Roche and ‘Zero Neuf,’ offer the perfect painting package!


Next Plein Air Holiday - 25th  to 29th Oct 2019. 

Tariff: 5 day retreat : approx £775


Day 1: Welcome to Zero Neuf

Fri 25th Oct; Depart London Gatwick 08:25 /Arrival Toulouse 11:10

Airport Transfer to Zero Neuf.

Settle in; Light Lunch & Refreshments.

‘Familiarisation Walk’ of the local

village, ‘Gaudies’, with paint out opportunities by the river & Gaudies Chateau.

Welcome Aperitif/ Dinner & Drinks

Day 2: Mirepoix

Day Trip to the Historical Town

Of Mirepoix.

Paint Out in Town Centre

Restaurant Lunch (inc)

Back to Zero Neuf; R & R or Studio Time

Wine Tasting Evening

Dinner & Drinks

Day 3: Midi Pyrenees

‘Paint Out Day’ in the Midi Pyrenees; taking in the breath taking views of the mountains.

Restaurant Lunch (inc)

Back to Zero Neuf; R&R or Studio Time

Early Evening Yoga & Meditation Session (optional)

Dinner & Drinks

Day 4: Foix

Day trip to ‘Foix’ Paint out/

Sketch/ Explore

Lunch (inc)

Back to Zero Neuf; R&R or Studio Time/ Sketching in Gaudies

Dinner & Drinks

Day 5: Toulouse

Take Train to Toulouse (leave baggage in lockers at Toulouse Train Station)

Toulouse Walking Tour (optional)

Lunch (not inc)

Free Afternoon; Soak up the culture and history of this beautiful city. Sketch by the river or town centre or visit Toulouse’s museums & galleries

Museum of Modern Art ‘Les Abbatoirs’

Collect Luggage/ Coach to Airport

Departure Wed 30th Oct 21:50 /Arrival 22:40

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation & Full Board, 

  • Two restaurant lunches (excl. drinks).

  • Wine tasting evening

  • 1.5hr yoga meditation session 

  • Airport transfers and all travel to locations.

  • Baggage Locker

  • Coach to Toulouse Airport


Not Included: Art Materials. Flights approx. £80-£100/ Travel to France. Train to Toulouse; Walking Tours/ Food & Drinks in Toulouse;

Entry to Museums