Writers´ Retreats in Greece

General information

Brief description of organisation

Our Writers’ Retreats has been created to accommodate ingenious people who are looking for an artistic environment to work on a writing project.

Combining our renowned Greek hospitality with fresh home-made food which is tailored to your needs and special requirements, we aim to offer an exceptional environment.

The location of our independent residencies guarantees a tranquil, remote, untouched & idyllic environment where the artist will have the chance to get inspiration, focus on his or her project without any distraction and eventually feel like home.

Our residencies has been made to host creativity, inspiration, innovation, imagination and people with a vision who look for a place to commit.

Organisation founded in

2015

Brief description of residency program

Our Writers’ Retreats offer a spectacular environment to work on your project. Plus, we aim to offer a range of services infused with authentic Greek hospitality that will make you feel comfortable and allow you to focus only in your project.

Our Retreats are open all year round aiming to accommodate creative writing projects & related workshops.

Alongside literature, we plan to run workshops & seminars on Byzantine Icon making as well as inviting curators & artists to organise, present & run their own aspiring artistic discipline utilizing our resources.


Both residencies include:

Wireless Internet
Printer on-site & copy paper
Heating & A/C
Fireplace with firewood
TV & DVD Player
Access to Netflix
Toiletries, linens & towels
Hammocks
Transportation to & from the Athens International Airport
Freshly cooked meals with organic ingredients (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Laundry service
Bicycle
Day visit to the Acropolis Museum in Athens (free transportation & lunch included)
Drinks gift box
Supplies for Byzantine Icon making
Social media networking & promotion of your project


Transportation to and from the nearby villages & towns as well as cultural tours, day activities and farm visits can be arranged upon your arrival with an additional but reasonable cost.


Pricing:

600 EUR with breakfast only/ 850 EUR full board for 1 week

1200 EUR with breakfast only/ 1500 EUR full board for 2 weeks

2500 EUR with breakfast only/ 3200 EUR full board for a month

Generous discounts apply for travel nomads, writers, journalists & translators who plan to leave and return as well as long stays in order to start & finish a project in our retreat (which will be a great honor).

Residency program since

2015

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Byzantine Icon making
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 week
Number of artists resident at one time

4

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
Expectations of the artist
  • Leading Workshop or Class
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Food
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Computer
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Plaster Room
Number of studios

1

Type and size of studios

Live-work space

Accomodation
  • Private Apartment
  • Private Cabin/House
Working language(s)
  • English
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops

How to reach

By car

Transportation is provided by us.

Nearest airport

Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport

Contact information

Writers´ Retreats in Greece
6 Vironos street
34100 Xalkida
Greece

writersretreatgreece@gmail.com
writersretreatgreece.com

Phone: +302221053707

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