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 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 2015
3 -9 May
Saxophone17-23 May
Mandolin31 May-6 June
acoustic guitar14-20 June
Fiddle and Guitar28 June-4 July
Fingerstyle Guitar 12-18 July
Jazz workshop26 July-1 Aug
Electric Guitar30 August-5 September
complete acoustic blues guitar13-19 September
Abstract-Painting Course27 September- 3 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 11/23/2014 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy. High around 20C. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Tomorrow 11/24/2014 60%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy in the morning. Increasing clouds with periods of showers later in the day. High 18C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Tuesday 11/25/2014 70%
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. High near 15C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 11/26/2014 40%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. High 14C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 11/27/2014 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 13C. Winds S at 10 to 15 km/h.