Casa Capena

Casa Capena holidays.

Read Casa Capena independent reviews and make booking enquiries on responsible holidays.

2 holidays found

Learn Raku pottery holiday, near Rome, Italy

A half-board thirty-hour raku pottery course led by Battista Rea in the charming old town centre of Capena, 35 km north of Rome with half-board accommodation courtesy of Casa Angelina, Casa Galilei and Casa Marconi. The unique look of Japanese Raku pottery is achieved by using smoke and fire in the Raku kiln to create an unpredictable and unique style. The process unfolds with plenty of drama! Firstly the pottery is bisque fired , then glazed and fired in a Raku kiln followed by enhancement in a reduction chamber. As opposed to normal pottery firing where the wares cool down slowly in the kiln and are removed with gloves, Raku ware is removed immedately with tongs. Battista follows the ... Read more >
From 1,200 excluding flights

Italy tailor made cultural holiday, Lazio

One week holiday based in and around a 16C monastery in a northern Lazio hill town a stone's throw from Rome The tour includes accommodation plus three day trips to little-known sites in Lazio. Options are, no particular order: Civita di Bagnareggio, Bomarzo, Villa Lante and its garden, Fiuggi, Gardens of Ninfa (certain dates only), Lakes Bracciano, Martignano, Vico, Bolsena and Turano, Montecassino, Mussolini's Bunker in Sant'Oreste, Sabine Hills, Sutri, Etruria (Necropolises of Cerveteri, Monterozzi and Tarquinia and Palazzo Farnese). We will also organise two activities: possibilities include trekking with a local guide, cycling, cookery lesson, horse-riding, pottery and local wine ... Read more >
From 790 excluding flights
Convert currencies