your stay at nido d'inverno includes:

- A montisi welcome to tuscan beauty and italian hospitality! 

- 6 days and 7 nights lodging in 16th-century farmhouse

- 7 days of Italian feasts--morning, noon, and night!

- 6 days dedicated to writing and communing with 9 diverse writers

- daily guided writing practice and group feedback sessions (opt in or out, as desired)

- Select tours led by hand-picked professional guide

- side trips to local hidden gems

- Private shopping expedition followed by cooking class

- 2 scheduled CHIUSI-MONTISI pick-ups and 2 scheduled montisi-chiusi drop-offs (Chiusi is the closest train station to the retreat, a 45-minute drive). details TBA. 




3 private rooms with one double bed each (single or double occupancy).  

3 shared rooms with two single beds each (double occupancy).









(airfare not included)



daily Meals include continental breakfast, a traditional shared main meal at midday, and a dinner buffet; the week ends with a custom cooking lesson culminating in a shared meal.

Alessandra has selected a local, organic house wine to serve with each lunch and dinner. (let us know If you elect not to have wine, and we will adjust your rate accordingly.) If you prefer to select specialty wine priced by the bottle, Alessandra is available to consult. (Prices range from 12€ to 50€ per bottle.)



we can make special arrangements for participants who would like to arrive a few days early, and/or stay on a few days after the retreat. kindly let us know your requests on the registration form (Emailed to you when you submit your deposit).

we can accommodate a limited number of guests (friends, partners, adult children, etc.) who are not attending the retreat. please contact us for details.



reserve your spot now! as of 11/28/18, one last-minute space available at $350 discount!

Retreat with shared room $2363 (subtract $350).     

Retreat with private room $2585 (subtract $350).