During the first days we are based in the beautiful village of Liérganes, 20km away from the regional capital of Santander.
With this Painting tour in green Spain we intend to provide you with all the ingredients for a week of inspiration: a place surrounded by beautiful landscapes, quiet and well-appointed hotels, where we will comment our daily work with a painter/art professor. After these the first days, we move on to the impressive mountain sceneries at Picos de Europa National Park.
Arrival to the Hotel in Liérganes where we enjoy a welcome drink and program presentation. A short walk to get to know the close surroundings, opens up our appetite.
Today, after a short walk, we begin to paint historic Liérganes. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon, we travel (± 10′) to the Museum of Contemporary Art Elsedo. Back at the hotel, artist workshop with teacher to review and comment on the day’s work. Dinner at the Hotel.
After breakfast we head for Santander (± 20′) where we paint the coast and around Cabo Mayor lighthouse. Here we also find a small museum with an interesting collection of works related to the sea and lighthouses. Picnic lunch in beautiful setting while we watch the ships and seagulls pass us by.
We move on to Picos de Europa (1,5h) with several painting spots such as beautiful village of Potes or enjoy the scenery of the Mountains and the green valleys of the National Park. Lunch on your own in Potes and dinner close to the hotel.
We head for more beautiful painting spots or just stay around the surroundings of our beautiful hotel to get more inspiration. Picnic lunch and dinner in Potes.
Transfer or travel to Bilbao (± 3h), where day is free to enjoy the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts or to paint around town. Lunch and dinner on your own. We will offer you a nice itinerary with the best pintxos and tapas route in Bilbao.
Transfer to airport on your own. Flight back home.