Location and Travel




La Vigna, Pisa, Italy


The course takes place at La Vigna Art Studios, an artist residency and retreat centre in Calci, Tuscany in the hills near Pisa, Italy.





Accommodation is in a lovely farmhouse agriturismo called La Fellonica, in a peaceful, rural setting where students can fully immerse themselves in their creative pursuits and be inspired by the wonderful surroundings in a safe and comfortable environment.

Travelling to La Vigna

Pisa is the nearest airport and train station. Public transport is not very straightforward, but a transfer from Pisa Airport or train station can be arranged for a fee of €100 for a return trip. A service car with a driver will pick you up and drop you back off.

if you are interested in this transfer service, please call or email our office once your application has been confirmed. You will need to provide us with your flight details.

If you are traveling by car please ask for detailed directions from our office.




Arrival & Departure



You should arrive in the afternoon of Sunday 23rd June, before 6pm.


You will be free to leave during the morning of Friday 28th June or 5th July.

  • If you are going to continue on our Mid-IB or Pre-IB courses in Cambridge you should arrange to fly from Pisa to Stansted Airport (Ryanair operates this route)
  • If you are going to Oxford for our Pre-IB course you should fly to London Heathrow or Gatwick (British Airways and Easyjet operate this route)