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All-Inclusive Italy Yoga Retreat in La Dogana, Italy

October 5-11, 2024 with Cassandra Stairs & Marilva Wedge

Join Cassandra and Marilva for a 6 night yoga retreat in the breathtaking Tuscan countryside of Italy. Daily yoga classes, delicious chef prepared breakfasts and dinners, wine tasting, olive oil tasting, three stunning town tours, a pizza cooking class, and more await you! A week full of opportunity to explore new places, adventure outside of your day-to-day, connect with others, and go deeper into your yoga practice both on and off the mat. 


The all inclusive retreat includes:

  • Daily yoga and meditation classes with Cassandra and Marilva

  • 6 nights accommodations in an Italian countryside villa

  • Daily nourishing Breakfasts

  • Nightly Chef prepared Dinners (3 course meals, wine included!)

  • 3 city/town tours with guide and transfers included

  • Wine tasting with a light lunch

  • Cooking class with the chef

  • Olive Oil tasting

  • Surprise lunch in a stunning location!

  • Private transfer to and from Florence Airport

  • Yoga mats & blocks provided for all yoga classes

  • Other recreational options available at La Dogana (such as hiking, biking, kayaking and horseback riding)

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Every year, La Dogana hosts Yoga retreats on its beautiful 100 acre olive grove estate. Mixing yoga and Italian activities gives guests a unique experience they will never forget. Just picture yourself starting your morning with a mindfully curated yoga class looking out over the rolling hills of Italy on a beautiful Italian morning.

After morning yoga and breakfast, a day of adventure awaits with a city tour where you can shop, eat, and explore your way around an old city. Or maybe go horseback or bike riding in the Tuscan hills. After returning to La Dogana and relaxing by the pool, a homemade Italian dinner awaits. Come and see what else La Dogana can offer you on this amazing retreat.

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What time does the retreat start on October 5th?

We will be picking up all guests at the Florence Airport at 4 pm (15 minutes outside Florence). Then you will be taken to La Dogana (a 1.5 hour drive).


What time does the retreat end?

Checkout is at 9:30 am on October 11th, and then we will drive you back to Florence airport.


What is the cost?   $2,600 

This price includes everything except for your airfare to and from Italy, shopping during the city/town tours, and any snacks you may want to purchase to have on hand at your Villa. We will be stopping at a little Italian grocery on our way from Florence Airport to La Dogana as some guests like to have light snacks available in their villas, but all past guests have agreed that the provided meals during the retreat are abundant, filling, and absolutely delicious! There is fresh fruit available each morning at breakfast that you may take back to your room as well. Each villa has a full kitchen including a fridge. Water and wine are always available on site at the venue, and in the facility house you will also find coffee, sugar and salt. 


There is a deposit of 30% to reserve your spot. Monthly payment options are available for the remaining balance. Balance is due 1 month before the retreat start date of October 5th. All payments will be handled directly through La Dogana. 


Are there any private accommodations, or are all apartments shared?

There are multiple villa options. Each villa has 2-4 rooms and we do expect guests to share with others. If you are traveling with someone you will request to share your villa with them. However, if traveling solo a private villa may be requested for an additional $1,000 fee. 


Which airport should I book my flight to and from?  

Florence Airport, Peretola (FLR). Pick up will be at 4pm on October 5th to bring guests to La Dogana. If you are planning to fly into a different airport, or are extending your trip before or after the retreat alternative transportation needs to and from La Dogana can be coordinated for an additional fee. 

How do I book the retreat?

First step is to fill out this inquiry form! Include the name of anyone you are planning to travel with and would like to share a villa with. After that you will be contacted directly by one of our Super Hosts at La Dogana with more information and the next steps to book. You are not locked-in to anything until after you make your deposit payment for the retreat!


Keep an eye out for upcoming Retreat Information nights at the Canton studio as well! We look forward to sharing this unforgettable Yoga Retreat with you!

For any immediate questions don’t hesitate to reach out to Cassandra at the Open Doors Canton Studio:

Our Retreat super hosts, Lucia, John, Elisa, and Lizzy! 


This retreat is not associated with Open Doors Yoga Studios.

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