Themed Holiday

With an exceptional location Villa Callian can also be rented for themed holiday / courses for small groups. The first floors bedrooms can made up to twins so four single beds plus two (children’s room) and the library on top floor will be able to convert to an additional bedroom making the top floor’s into two double and one fold out double bed.

The villa is well suited for photography, painting and other art classes as well as an additional family home away from home when attending a wedding or special birthday celebration for the whole family on the Côte d’Azur.


Photography holiday

Lots of places to shoot, both inside and on the grounds opting for a superb photo shoot or class.

Watercolour painting holiday

Come and enjoy a watercolour painting holiday with two local artists. The extensive gardens with the stream running alongside and a delightful view of the ancient hilltop village of Callian, make this a unique setting in which you can develop your painting skills.

With nearby Lac St Cassien and the rest of Provence on your doorstep, this makes the perfect outdoor setting for painting subjects.

Whether you are a total beginner, or an experienced painter looking for new inspiration and technique, you will find at Maison de Famille the right environment to be creative in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Under the expert guidance of your tutors, Lana and Pauline, you will learn something new and valuable each day. With a maximum of 10 people in each group, every guest is given individual attention and tuition. Painting tuition is offered 6 hours daily Monday to Friday.

Alternatively you can book trips to visit the stunning local countryside of Provence and the Côte d’Azur with a personal guide at a supplementary cost, or alternatively spend a lazy day by the pool. We welcome singles and couples with non painting partners.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in the price. If you are renting the villa for your family holiday, it is possible to book painting courses for the number of days you wish. Please ask for details. 

PRICES include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Holiday reservations are from Saturday to Saturday, tuition from Monday to Friday. 950 Euros – 7 nights per person based on 2 people sharing. 350 Euros – 7 nights – non painting partners. 70 Euros – 7 nights single room supplement.

Artists are encouraged to bring their own materials, especially their favourite watercolour paper and watercolours. We will send you a list of items which we keep for resale: (There are no art shops in the immediate vicinity). Basic painting materials are provided for beginners. Please let us know in advance if you would like us to provide you with a complete kit of materials.

Prices do not include travel costs to Maison de Famille, transfers, supplementary drinks. Airport pickup can be arranged. Our courses are available in April, May, June, September, October. A minimum of 5 people must reserve before the course can be confirmed.

Networking event or Celebration

The large terrace and open space living areas is great for a networking even and/or celebration.