‘Casa Nicola is brilliant for a large group of artists. 19 members of the Arts Club Aldeburgh Beach stayed for a week in May, and it was perfect – we bonded in the large central rooms yet there was also space for us to be quiet and make art. We explored the exquisite mountain scenery and swam in the river; we ate and drank local Tuscan fare. The sun shone, we had huge fun, and (divided amongst us all) Casa Nicola was excellent value for even the poorest artist in their garret’

Caroline Wiseman – Founder, Aldeburgh Beach Lookout and -Art House, UK

Casa Nicola is the most wonderful place The Thinking Musician could have imagined for our summer course. We are honoured to be part of the cultural life of Popiglio and excited to bring students from all over the world. The house is perfect for the course, with ample space for classes, cooking as well as personal space for everyone. This is a rare find and we are very grateful to Nicola Mountney for hosting us, she is such a passionate, helpful and creative person!’

The Thinking Musician UK, Founders & Artistic Directors Mark Messenger & Maria Tarasewicz