Specialist holidays with Authentic Adventures
There appears to be a growing trend for travellers to look for holidays that match either their existing interests or hobbies or take up new challenges. I have just returned from one such holiday organised by Authentic Adventures who specialise in walking, singing and painting tours with specialist tutors in those fields.
I travelled to Umbria to take up water colour painting and this was run alongside a walking group so that couples could have the option of opting for one or other of the interests as we all met together in the evening. It was a two centre holiday and both hotels were good but the second, Fattoria di Titignano was exceptional for its excellent food and wine. Both hotels were in beautiful old buildings typical of the area surrounded by spectacular scenery – a bonus for aspiring artists. The first hotel was Relais Il Canalicchio and, like the second, had fantastic views making them ideal for a…