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We are proud to announce The Blue Walk has been awarded Best Walking Tour Company in Italy for 2020.
Our Blue Walk and ArtWalk vacations begin in Milan, Italy. You will find this the most convenient city to fly into and out of for these programs. The Milan hotels we use for our small group walking tours and art workshop vacations are always conveniently...
Getting to Parma, Italy is easy. Use an airport shuttle from Milan or Bologna, Italy airports to the main train station. Then travel by rail to Parma.
See Artists Network interview about ArtWalk workshop vacations with The Blue Walk’s Jeannette Candau and teaching artist Jane LaFazio at SketchKon 2018.
The Blue Walk attended SketchKon 2018 to share our Art Walk workshop vacations. We caught up with friends and were interviewed by Artists Network.
It was a busy 2018 for us at The Blue Walk and we enjoyed every minute! Click here to discover The Blue Walk travel and tours.
Dramatic architecture, sprawling parks, eclectic shops, old friends and new. The warm embrace of Paris as it's foliage begins to change color. Sometimes a travel experience is so vivid, sketch and color can’t capture it all. Enter Pam Garrison, and The Blue Walk's...
Would I do this again? Absolutely! In a heart beat. My husband and I are looking at their schedule for Greece next year. Maybe we’ll see you on our next Blue Walk tour!
Backpack suitcases are very popular these days and Red Oxx makes some of the best out there.
We recently took our first trip to Spain's Barcelona and Costa Brava. Barcelona, known for it's great food and arts scene, beautiful weather, and welcoming culture, this walk-able city seemed ready for Blue Walk exploration. We absolutely loved it. Our friends have...
Recommend Magazine Features The Blue Walk’s Art Walk Programs for Solo Travelers. Our unique vacations through France, Italy, Greece, Spain, and England blend artist/teacher travel courses with leisurely European walking vacations.
Our Blue Walk Greece, featured in the Los Angeles Times Travel section, features 1 night in cosmopolitan Athens, 6 nights on undiscovered Amorgos, and 2 nights on charming Naxos. Not enough? Extend your vacation with 3 nights on Santorini.
Tracy and Sharyn have taken their chalk painting talent all over the world. Teaching kids, teens and adults this ancient art at festivals, media events and celebrations. Now is your chance to learn from these two amazing chalk paint artists on our Chalk Painting in...
The beauty of Greece The history of the Acropolis and Athens. The magnificence of the caldera and the ruins of Akrotiri in Santorini. The extraordinary Byzantine monastery of Panaghia Hozoviotissa in Amorgos. The medieval Venetian mansions and beautiful...
Walking notes from our recent visit to Padua during our European Walking Tour research of Northern Italy in November 2017.