Your next vacation can be the perfect opportunity to awaken your creativity, to dedicate yourself to your art, to let yourself be inspired by nature, by unexpected landscapes, by new glimpses. We found 10 eco-friendly destinations around the world perfect for artists, but also for those who simply want to experience new things. Get ready for a full immersion in art and nature, get ready to have new eyes and find new muses: these are the perfect destinations for creative holidays.
Creative holidays in a Portuguese ecovillage
Cerdeira is an ancient mountain village, set in pristine and spectacular nature. Here 9 houses have been recovered and a hostel has been built, with rooms and common areas, designed for artists seeking inspiration or for those who want to participate, even for the first time, in art workshops, from ceramics processing to homemade jams. All the spaces available to travelers are enriched by art elements created by artists from all over the world: a continuous cycle, art that inspires art thanks to the beauty that you can find in every corner.
Pottery workshops in Parma hills
A B&B in the hills, ideal for relaxation, for recharging with walking and cycling, for experiencing ceramics workshops, ultimately the perfect place for creative holidays around Parma. Here, immersed in a beautiful nature, in a special atmosphere and among numerous art works and objects of recovery, you will find yourself and thus be able to develop your creativity.
A haven for artists among the beauties of Sicily
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Sicilian landscape, get away from the chaos and rediscover the silence. In this haven for artists, 8 kilometers from Noto, your next artworks could come to life, inspired by the nature that surrounds the house, with dry-stone walls, thyme, sage, rosemary bushes, olive trees and carob trees. The house was built on ecological principles, is not connected to the national electricity grid and no light poles are seen all around, the main comforts are guaranteed by the electricity supplied by the solar panels.
A short walk from Caldera de Taburiente National Park
Rivendell Artistic Retreat Center is located in the mountains of Spain, in a setting that takes your breath away. Nature lovers, artists and adventurers find here a perfect place to rest and recharge their batteries, sharing spaces and stories. The house has a large dormitory with 8 beds, two kitchens, a large garden with barbecue, a workshop, a terrace, and also hammocks and outdoor showers. You can choose to sleep under a blanket of stars in the canopy bed.
A roof garden in Gallipoli
A few steps from the center of Gallipoli and its sea there is a colorful and charming B&B. Art lovers can use a workshop and try their hand at creating works of art, but also exhibit their works in the gallery. The Artists’ House has 4 rooms and two suites, all with services and each dedicated to great artists of the past. There is also a cozy terrace where you can have breakfast, chat, read, take a hydromassage, paint, compose, create.
An ecovillage for creative holidays in the heart of Umbria
The Libera Università di Alcatraz is composed of a series of stone houses and bungalows placed on the side of a hill. Around it there is not a simple park, but a whole valley with a limpid stream, full of fish and crabs, which flows between the hills covered with woods and olive groves. In a destination that produces more energy than it produces, you will find an organic restaurant, 20 kilometers of forest, two swimming pools, a synergetic vegetable garden and much more, with the possibility of participating in numerous courses, from yoga to painting.
The charm of Tuscany
Even the heart of Chianti can be the perfect destination for creative holidays. This beautifully restored farmhouse turned into a bed & breakfasta that offers guests the chance to experience an unusual holiday with photography workshops, painting lessons, Italian cooking classes, creative writing seminars, yoga and much more. Lessons are held in the beautiful studio with three glass doors on the garden and the vineyards.
In the heart of Murano
Let yourself be enchanted by the Venetian lagoon, with its characteristic color and its canals. Here a beautiful house awaits you, where art meets recovery and DIY and where an original antique mosaic floor is hidden. Hard not to feel creative in a place so full of charm!
Discovering Raku ceramics
In a forest on the hills of Barge (Cuneo), an old farmhouse that has become an eco-friendly bed&breakfast at the foot of the splendid Mount Monviso offers not only comfortable rooms and an excellent breakfast, but also the possibility of taking courses in raku pottery, an ancient Japanese method of working.
Creative holidays in India
Our journey among the perfect destinations for creative holidays ends in India, here you’ll find a beautiful accommodation where art is in every detail. You can choose between different types of accommodation and in any case develop your creativity and feel better about yourself and the surrounding world. You can taste excellent Bengali homemade food.