A Slow & Mindful Escape in Tuscany (sold out!)

26 Sept - 01 Oct 2019 (5 nights / 6 days) - from € 1.230,-

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A 'Slow & Mindful Escape' in Tuscany

Dates: 26 September to 01 October 2019 (6 days / 5 nights)

Where: La Concia, Codiponte, Tuscany - Italy

Join us for a 6 day immersive SLOW ESCAPE in Tuscany. Wake up to the breathtaking views of the Apuan Mountains, enjoy a moment of silence in a meditation practice - and then join us in a gathering around the breakfast table with delicious local and seasonal food and a steaming hot espresso, before starting our day. 

After a successful Slow Escape in Tuscany earlier this year we decided to launch a second edition, tweaked a little here and there, but more or less in the same setting. You can read about our previous Slow Escape In Tuscany here

What can you expect? Our days will be filled with as much empty space as unique and slow travel experiences. Why? Because we believe in balance. There will be time to unwind, to relax, to recover from your busy life, to just be. As will there be time to experience 'the good Italian life'. Visiting local farmers, learning about age old culinary traditions and tasting some of the best wines the region has to offer.  One of the many highlights of our Slow Escape; we will be learning how to make our own fresh pasta and focaccia. So prepare to have fun and get down and dirty! We will be in nature for walks and learning about indigenous flowers and herbs, about their use and medicinal purpose. Needless to say that a retreat in Tuscany calls for some serious indulging in local cuisine. Davide, our host, will be cooking healthy, seasonal, fresh and mostly organic Italian food.

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For our stay we have chosen a beautiful, authentic and ancient Tuscan stone house, La Concia.  It’s situated in the cozy town of Codiponte, amidst olive groves and with breathtaking views. It will be the perfect backdrop for all the beauty this region has to offer. At night the scenery turns to magic as we gather around the table for delicious meals and share stories while the fireflies come out and light up the sky. 

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To enhance this immersive experience, mindfulness classes will be given. While learning how to focus on the breath and how to gain full conscious awareness, you will start to notice a relief from stress. It will help gain clarity of the mind and give you a new perspective on how to live a happier and more balanced life.

Slow Living will be the red thread throughout this retreat. Mixing unique and special slow travel experiences with mindfulness classes and ample free time to seriously unwind. 

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What’s included:

  • 6 day itinerary packed full of exciting and peaceful Tuscany adventures
  • 5 night stay at an authentic Tuscan stone house with breathtaking views
  • All of your meals, snacks and beverages including a casual welcome cocktail, and a festive family-style dinner under the stars, with a bonfire in the olive groves. 
  • All the private and selected excursions, such as a foraging trip with a local guide, a picnic at a lovely and secluded spot in nature, scenic walks, visits to local producers
  • Hands-on practical mindfulness classes & some yin and restorative yoga sessions 
  • a lovely relaxing massage
  • Welcome gift bag

Excluded:

Airfare, transportation to + from airport, personal shopping or meals/drinks outside of the retreat activities, travel insurance (highly recommended).

What you will take home after the retreat:

  • A sense of feeling relaxed and nourished
  • Beautiful memories
  • A feeling of new energy and the tools to tap into that more often
  • A supportive network

For who:

  • For those that want to celebrate life with like-minded people
  • For those that want to experience new things
  • People needing to strengthen or start practicing self-care
  • Those who lead stressful day-to-day lives

Prices:

€ 1.495,- per person, for single occupancy

€ 1.230,- per person, for double occupancy

30% deposit due at registration and when your participation is confirmed by Slow Escapes. 

Payment possible in 3 terms.

If you have any questions about this retreat, please contact me at: lisa@slowescapes.com

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Date26 September 2019 Duration26 Sept - 01 Oct 2019 (5 nights / 6 days) Pricefrom € 1.230,-

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