Painting and exploring the Greek island of Kos – 18th – 25th May 2021

Painting and Exploring on the Greek Island of Kos

18th May – 25th May 2021

18th May – Arrival day and transfers from airport.

All artists greeted at the airport.

19th May -Visit to Asklepion  The ruins of the ancient healing temple and the medical school where Hippocrates studied, followed by a beach stop and late lunch ( location to be decide ) Bring your sketch books.

20th May Five min taxi ride or walk to this morning location. Painting the iconic view of Kelafos the inlet with the church of St Nicolas. Also exploring St Stefanos. This is the opportunity to paint classic Greek views, ruins and churches.

Afternoon relaxing and opportunity for a swim on Kelafos beach.

Evening meal at the Modern Greek restaurant of Sydney’s bar and Grill

21th May – Visit the mountain village of Zia in the morning will visit Kos Nature park here can explore the park to either paint the nature or paint the view across the bay where you can see the island of Kalymnos and then out to turkey.

Afternoon after lunch and look around the shops, and to paint and draw at the heart of the village of Zia

Free morning

22st May – In the afternoon (location to be decide but with sunset ) Afternoon class which will be a beach location, and then painting the sunset class.

23nd May – Morning class in Kos town, you can discover the varied architecture of Kos town, from the coble streets, Italian modern building, to the ruins and the castle walls and much more.

In the afternoon after lunch choose to continue your painting or drawing or to simply explore Kos town.

24rd May – Visit the old village of Kefalos that overlooks today’s beach resort and morning class will be located at the Old windmill, which is a superb restaurant café that overlooks the bay.

Celebration meal for the end of the week ( restaurant TBA ) exhibition of work

25th May – Travel day and transfers to the airport or onward to a further destination.


The cost of the holiday for all painters 

Early booking offer

875 pounds or 950 euros

Price for booking made after the 1st Feb 2021

925 pounds or 1000 euros.

Non painting partner

Early booking offer

450 pounds or 475 euros

500 pounds or 525 euros

( for non painting painting partners the price includes hotel with breakfast, two meal, the tour and transport to the locations if you wish to join us at the locations )

Deposits to secure your place


The deposit will be 200 pound or 250 euros

Non painting partners 100 pounds or 125 euros

All payment can also be made in Euros.

The cost of the holiday includes:

  • All tuition
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • All museum entrance fees
  • Two evening meals
  • Transfers from airport and all taxis or transport to locations.

Not included:

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Art materials. Alison will advise you on what to bring

The above schedule is flexible to the needs of the group. Also changes can due to weather conditions and local suppliers availability.