Creative Vacances
Premier Music and Creative Holiday Courses in France

We offer a wide range of music  workshops for Electric and Acoustic Guitar, Fiddle,mandolin and Saxophone.Covering many musical genres – folk, Jazz, Blues, and rock. all aimed at beginners through to accomplished musicians.

 We also run a songwriting workshop, a Singing Workshop and a contemporary painting week

At Creative Vacances we offer the chance to get away from the distractions of life and indulge in your passion for playing music, writing or painting. Our cottages in the Charente Maritime in South West France are surrounded by vines and sunflowers and is the venue for our all-inclusive music and creative holidays.

Enjoy relaxed and informative tuition, long lunches and a convivial dinner with wine. Everything is included in the price of our music and creative residential courses in France.

Our music courses are designed to encourage you to improve and build your confidence by playing with other musicians.

In all our workshop holidays you will be taught in small groups and one to one tutorials from experienced and respected teachers who will make sure that you will go home feeling full of enthusiasm and truly inspired .

All our music and creative holidays are listed under Courses and give more detailed information.
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Come on your own, with a friend, partner or as a group. The relaxed and informal atmosphere will make sure that everyone feels welcome at our perfect music and creative retreat. People from all over the world come on a Creative Vacances holidays – from UK, Germany, Italy, Belgium as well as Australia, USA and South Africa. A Creative Vacances  break is truly international.

We boast that 50% of our students re-book, so if you want to develop your playing, writing or painting skills while having a great holiday experience, there is no doubt that a Creative Vacances  holiday is for you.

Our latest courses available for booking in 2014
stitch sampler30 March- 5 April
complete acoustic blues guitar27 April-3 May
Saxophone11-17 May
Mandolin25-31 May
acoustic guitar8-14 June
Fiddle and Guitar22-28 June
Fingerstyle Guitar 6-12 July
Jazz workshop20-26 July
Electric Guitar31 August-6 September
Martin Taylor guitar retreat14-20 September
Abstract-Painting Course28 September- 4 October
Songwriting12-18 October

Below is the short term weather forecast for La Moreau area.

Sunflowers Weather wide

For a longer weather view please visit: 10 Day Weather Forecast for Bercloux, France.

Partly Cloudy
Today 11/01/2014 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 22C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
Tomorrow 11/02/2014 90%
Periods of rain. High 19C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near 6mm.
Monday 11/03/2014 100%
Rain. High 16C. Winds SSW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near 6mm.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 11/04/2014 30%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy early followed by mostly cloudy skies and a few showers later in the day. High around 15C. Winds SW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 11/05/2014 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High around 15C. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 km/h.