Arriving on, May 5th, 2023 – Departing on May 11th, 2023

Painting holidays with Kathy Strouss & Rita Carpenter
Come Enjoy southwestern France (with a Paris add on) with us!
Frayssinet, France is located in the LOT area of France. A spectacular small village centrally
located to many different sites. Le Vieux Couvent, a former 17th Century convent, provides
comfortable accommodations. Single and doubles available. The food is exceptional …. so if
you are an artist, a foodie, a gardner or just want to relax by the pool, this trip is just right for
you! We will be at Le Vieux from May 5-11th. Le Vieux has a large, bright and airy studio. Open
24 hours a day. Your very own art space is just waiting for you!
We are driven by excellent drivers to nearby towns for either sketching, shopping, photo
references or soul fulfillment. Our hosts really look after us. Aperitifs in the studio each evening
before dinner! During Aperitifs, we all get together for a meeting of the minds and help each
other with suggestions on our paintings and sketches ( no formal art instruction is given ).
***Ability to handle own luggage, getting in and out of the back seat in a van, and walking
some hilly uneven pavement is a must.******
Cost for just Le Vieux May 5-11, 2023 $1650 . (Non-refundable deposit $500.00 with
Registration form to hold your spot, $500.00 due by 12/05/22, Final payment due by
Includes: 6 nights stay at Le Vieux, transport to and from Toulouse airport/or local train station.
Transportation to local sites and villages, all meals except 1 dinner and 3 lunches. Wine with
Cost for Le Vieux with Paris add on May 1-11th, 2023 is $2700.00 plus $400 for a single.
(Non-refundable deposit $500.00 with Registration form to hold your spot, $1000.00 due by
12/05/23, Final payment due by 1/05/2023.
Includes: 6 nights stay at Le Vieux in Frayssinet. Le Vieux includes all meals (except 1 dinner
and 3 lunches) and includes wine with dinner. 4 nights hotel in Paris including breakfasts. Train
ticket from Paris to Gourdon. Transportation from Gourdon train station to Le Vieux.
Transportation to Toulouse airport or Gourdon train station on departure. Transportation from
Le Vieux to day trip locations.
Does NOT include: airfare, travel insurance, 1 dinner and 3 lunches at Le Vieux, staff appreciation ( tip at Le Vieux ) any site admissions, taxi to hotel from airport in Paris, taxi to train from hotel in Paris, all meals in Paris except breakfast. Stay Tax at hotel.


For more information and to register contact:
Please contact Rita Carpenter at or call 608-289-6876
Please contact Kathy Strouss at or call (703) 798-4467


Le Vieux Couvent

Come to our picturesque haven, in rural southwest France

call us

+33 565 245 013

Le Vieux Couvent Frayssinet 46310 FRANCE