Printmaking class

150€ per person

While on holidays on one of the most picturesque places in the world, why not learning an ancient print making techinque with a local artist?

The artist will teach you the basic principles of lino block printing in a relaxed environment.
You’ll bring home with you an art print or a block printed cotton tote and the memory of a unique experience


Timetable is customizable to customer’s needs and based on supplier availability.

You don’t need any previous knowledge




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  • Destination
  • Departure
    Varenna-Esino train station
  • Return Time
    4 hours
  • Included
    carving tools
    Italian and English-speaking artist for a 2 hours long lesson
    lino block
    paper or cotton totes
  • Not Included
    2 hours e-bike rental
    30/40 minutes ride with "Lucia" boat
    4 aperitif main course
    4 courses
    A platter of local cured meats and cheeses
    Access to the SPA area
    Aperitivo with "Bellavista"
    Aperitivo with "Franciacorta" wine
    Aperitivo with Prosecco and appetizers
    appetizer and main course
    At disposal: large pool and small pool for children
    Bike rental
    Boat tour of the center lake
    Changing rooms
    Complementary starter, water, two glasses of wine and coffee per person
    cotton totes
    Daily entrance to the location with direct access to the lake.
    E-bike rental (at choice)
    English speaking Chef
    Entrance ticket to the Orrido di Bellano and Ca' del Diavol
    Entrance ticket to the Silk Museum
    Entrance ticket to Vezio Castle
    Entrance ticket to Villa Balbianello and its Gardens
    Entrance ticket to Villa Monastero
    first course
    First main course
    Flight by seaplane
    handmade sketchbook
    Italian and English speaking-pilot
    Italian and English speaking-rower
    Italian and English speaking-tour guide
    Italian and English-speaking Captain
    Italian and English-speaking Chef
    Italian and English-speaking guide
    Italian, English, German, French-speaking tour guide
    Italian, English, German-speaking tour guide (occasionally French or Russian)
    Kit with front and rear lights, padlock, bell, mobile phone holder, high visibility vest
    lino black
    main course
    material to sketch with
    Milk paper
    milk paper or cotton totes
    One glass of wine
    Paintbrushes and paints
    Painting paper
    Paper maps with routes on cycle paths
    Rear seat for children 1-3 years (on request).
    Reserved sun chair on the grass (one per person -NO for children)
    Round trip train tickets from Varenna to Abbadia Lariana
    Round-trip train tickets from Varenna to Bellano
    Round-trip train tickets from Varenna to Sondrio
    Round-trip transfer by boat
    Round-trip transfer to Borgofrancone
    Round-trip transfer to Chiuro (Valtellina) by minibus
    Round-trip transfer to Como
    second course
    second course and dessert
    Small swimming pool for children
    Soccer field
    Street direction to get to the Orrido from the train station
    Street direction to get to the pier from the train station
    Street direction to get to the Silk Museum from the train station
    Street direction to get to the Winery from the train station
    Supercar rental
    Tasting of 4 wines
    Tasting of 8 different types of cheese
    Tennis court rental
    Tennis equipment (rackets and balls) at choice
    Tour of the vineyard and the cellar with an english-speaking guide
    Typical dinner
    Typical lunch
    Visit of the cheese factory
    Water and coffee
    Yoga lesson
Meeting point at Lierna train station
Starting the lesson.
The master artist will explain you the basic principles of lino block printing. At the end of the experience you will bring home an art print or a block printed cotton tote. During drying you can pick vegetables and fruit on location.
Return to your apartment by train.

Balance to be paid at time of booking.


6% only for online payment


Non-refundable experience even in case of adverse weather conditions. No refund in case of no-show.