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Here is the Itinerary (subject to small adjustments)
June 19, Check into Hotel Janus in Fabriano. Group Dinner in Fabriano
June 20, Day 1. Class in Museo, introduction and museum tour
Papermaking in the afternoon
June 21: Create sketchbook, using papers made on Day 1, purchased and found papers.
Work in library
June 22: Sketch trip to Numano
June 23: Developing sketches in the Museum,
Hike to Monestery
June 24: Day trip to the hilltown, Perugia in Umbria
June 25: Library, developing sketches
June 26: Sketch trip to the Marchesse del Grillo, cooking class with Chef Serena and Gala Dinner including olive oil and wine tasting. (I cannot say enough about this young chef. Her olive oils are amazing! She is such a sweetie too! I felt an instant connection with her.)
June 27: Departure
Additional information on the region of Le Marche (le mar kay') here at Lonely Planet
The Price of the trip is $1,500 (approximately, it may go up or down $100).
The price includes:
Hotel and breakfast, bus trips to Perugia and Numano, dinner and cooking class at Marchesse, papermaking, all library sessions.