English, Italian
Paid by host 

Negotiable rent depending on the length of stay and facilities required. Work in part-exchange for rent possible.

Paid by artist 

The resident will need to cover materials, travel, rent.

The rent for longer stays of between 2 and 6 months: Room or apartment and studio space per month:  £500-£600 depending on the room (£16 - £19 per night plus contribution to utilities - especially heating in the winter)

Shorter stays include cleaning and utilities when rooms are available. Priority is given to longer stays: 

  • £315 - £385 per week (£45-£55 per night.  Price includes cleaning and utilities)
  • £930 per month (£30 per night for stays over 3 weeks).  



Verrocchio Arts Centre

Verrocchio Arts Centre


The Verrocchio Arts Center, in the hill top village of Casole d'Elsa, Tuscany, Italy, offers an artists' community with studios and accommodation at reasonable rent. Ideally, the minimum stay is around 3 weeks. Stays can be a month, two months, long term.


No fixed outcome set but exhibitions can be organised and private views once a body of work has been created.

Accommodation Information 

They have 6 en suite rooms, two shared kitchens, an extensive art library and sitting room, a beautiful terrace suitable for eating outside, painting, relaxing.

Studio Information 

They have three large painting studios, an indoor and sculpture studio and a sculpture terrace.


Casole d'Elsa is a charming medieval hilltop town situated in wonderful countryside around Siena.  It is situated 70km from Florence and 35km from the town of Siena.

Via San Michelle 16
Casole d'Elsa
53031 Siena SI
+39 577 948312
+39 577 948312

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