TRANSPORT – ACCOMMODATION – SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Tuscany Photo Tours is based out of Torrita di Siena/Montepulciano, Siena province – Italy. It is a strategic gateway in the middle of our destinations.
Arrival Pick Up
Pick up in Rome at the airport or train (if available). If you arrive in another airport or if you are already in Italy and prefer to go directly in Tuscany, you have to arrive by yourself to Arezzo or Chiusi train station, we will pick you up there. Then we’ll transfer to the Hotel/Farmhouse. There are a lot of trains to Arezzo or Chiusi from any major Italian cities. Arezzo or Chiusi are one hour from Florence, 2 hours from Rome, 3 hours from Milan or Venice. Travelling around the region will take place by private cars. You will have our support to buy airfare and train tickets.
Choose your accommodation between the following traditionals Farmhouse, Castle and Villa that we recommend, then send us an email with your preference and we’ll contact them for you about discount, details, etc.…
They have a panoramic view, fireplace, swimming pool, typical foods, good wine…everything for a fantastic stay.
They have double rooms and apartments (possibility of having a single room), with private bathrooms. The apartments have available for guests well-equipped kitchens.
Price depends on season, approximately is € 60-100 per night, per two people.
To book any number of extra nights at the beginning or end of your trip, please email us.
Farmhouse and restaurant – http://www.tenutalafratta.it/?lang=en
Castle – http://www.lapiadama.it/en/
Villa (local restaurants nearby) – https://www.villavignacce.com/villa_vignacce/EN/home.htm
Tours for photographers of all skill levels. We’ll photograph the same locations and everything said during the tour/workshop will be useful for both beginners and advanced photographers. Beginners photographers will work on photographic technique and the development of sensibility and personality to tell with photography. We’ll study elements of visual perception such as composition, color, black and white, spatial configuration. Advanced photographers will be encouraged to build a stunning portfolio with a coherent style to submit to the galleries, publishers and contests.
WHAT TO BRING
- An ASLR or mirrorless camera.
- Lens from 28mm to 135mm or more.
- Tripod, but you can also use one of mine.
- Comfortable shoes, windproof jacket and a bottle of water are recommended.