Ceramics holidays in the south of France
In a medieval town (13th century)
Pied du Ciel (At Heaven's Feet) in Europe
in one of the most beatifull places in the south of France
Would you like to spend a ceramic holiday and learn how to throw
while enjoying a unique historical location in the South of
The tower with the workshop is called Pied du Ciel, it is located
at heaven's feet on top of a rock in the Citadelle, right at the
entrance of the Bastide of the French King, in the town of Tournon
d'Agenais in the Tuscany of France in a department in the south of
the country, the Lot et Garonne. Tournon d'Agenais is classified
on the list "Les plus beaux villages
de France" (the most beautiful places in France).
If you have always dreamt of learning how to throw, or if you're
looking for new techniques to improve your pottery skills, this
course is for you. Whether you are a complete beginner or an old
hand, you are more than welcome at the Pottery course.
During this week a professional potters wheel is at your disposal.
You will finish your work with a glaze, before the final firing,
Everyone has their own wheel during the week.
In the mornings there are lessons; in the afternoons you can have
a look around the historic area, take some walks
through the beautiful nature in the immediate
surroundings, or visit some nice small towns and villages
with local markets in the region.
Les Mirabelles - see: Accomodation
And of course France wouldn't be France without a nice stay with
delicious meals. Your full board stay will be at Elodie's Les
Mirabelles. Just around the corner on the square. There you will
have your breakfast, lunch and dinner under the medieval arcades
of the square.
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Tournon d'Agenais in the South of France