Move To Italy Retreat

MEET THE EXPERTS IN ITALY

Attending our event – “Move to Italy Retreat: Five Days in Le Marche” ensures that you gather all the facts, contacts, information and advice on the process and prices you need to plan your eventual move to Italy. What better place to do this than in Italy itself – in a relaxing, fun, informative and beautiful environment where you will meet the experts face to face.

Whether you dream about buying a holiday home or making a permanent move to Italy, either now or at a later date, this workshop will set you up with all the information you need to begin your journey to la dolce vita!

2024

DATES

MAY 1ST – 5TH – SOLD OUT

MAY 5TH – 9TH – LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

MAY 9TH – 13TH – SOLD OUT

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TESTIMONIALS

for our

MOVE TO ITALY RETREAT

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"One of the most amazing experiences of my life!"

–  HEATHER, USA

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"The retreat exceeded our expectations. We learnt an incredible amount in a short space of time, got a real sense of the region, the people and the way of life. A real bonus was the huge amount of fun we all had in the process."

–  ADRIENNE & MICHAEL, SOUTH AFRICA

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"The contacts I made after attending the experience helped me purchase my own vacation home in Marche."

–  SHAYNE, USA

Day 1: Arrival, Aperitivi & Evening Meal

Arrive at our agriturismo & check in for four nights.

Enjoy a welcome aperitivo with David and Gary & hear their story of how & why they moved to Italy, as well as the renovation works they carry out on Italian vacation homes.

Meet fellow guests & learn about the programme for the next few days over a four-course dinner with wine.

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move to italy retreat

Day 2: House Hunting & Meet the Expats

During breakfast, meet our realtors & gain an insight into the Italian property market & how the purchase process works.

Explore a selection of homes for sale that are tailored to your budget. Whether you dream of restoring an Italian ruin, vacationing in your own villa with a pool, or long for a haven in an Italian town, we will line up properties based on your individual requirements.

This evening, meet expats who made the move to Le Marche, Italy, who will share their stories over evening aperitivo and a four-course dinner with wine.

Day 3: Legal Advice

After breakfast, spend the morning with our lawyer & learn about the purchase process in Italy, including fees and taxes involved, retiring in Italy as well as the latest visa requirements.

This afternoon, gain inspiration by visiting a D&G renovation project before viewing more homes for sale near the coast.

Unwind this evening with aperitivo & a four-course dinner with wine.

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move to italy retreat

Day 4: House Hunting & Renovations

Enjoy a free morning to explore the local area or arrange to view more houses with David and Gary or our real estate agents.

This evening, enjoy a presentation over dinner from David, Gary & their structural engineer & learn all about restoring & renovating Italian homes. Gain expert tips and the latest rules and regulations on applications and permissions.

Day 5: Breakfast & Departure

After breakfast, depart from our agriturismo armed with all the knowledge you need on moving to Italy, as well as contact information of the experts who will help you on your journey to la dolce vita!

PRICE OF €1699

PER PERSON

Includes

– 4 nights stay at Agriturismo Ramuse in a twin / double room with en-suite

– Breakfast throughout

– 4 evening meals including wine

– 4 evening aperitivo

– Lunch included during first house-hunting day

– Presentations & seminars from property lawyer, geometra/engineer, expats & David & Gary

– Presentation & house viewings with real estate agent

– Writing materials

– Hosted throughout by David & Gary from D&G Design

Excludes

– Flights

– Car hire

– Meals unless stated

– Travel insurance

*Price based on two people sharing a twin/double room
*Single person supplement €200

BOOKINGS REQUIRE A DEPOSIT OF €499 PER PERSON

BOOK YOUR SPOT

To book your space on our “Move to Italy Retreat: Five Days in Le Marche” please complete the booking form below.

1. Once you have submitted the booking form, we will send you an invoice to pay the deposit by bank transfer.

3. Don’t forget to tell us of any food requirements or allergies you may have, as well as any other information that you would like us to know.

3. Please read our Terms & Conditions below and contact us with any questions you may have.

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TESTIMONIALS

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MOVE TO ITALY RETREAT

move to italy retreat

"David and Gary provided us with an unforgettable experience that exceeded all of my expectations. Everyone involved took such good care of our group, and I came away with total clarity on the steps to make my vision of living in Italy a reality."

– SENECA, FRANCE

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"I learned everything I need to know about buying a house in Italy and getting one step closer to my dream"

– KAREN, USA

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"This was a fantastic experience! The venue was beautiful, Paulo was superb the food was brilliant and the company was great. Gary and David were excellent hosts and I would have no hesitation in recommending anyone who is interested in buying in Italy to go on this retreat."

– PETER & LINDA, NORTHERN IRELAND

MOVE TO ITALY RETREAT

HIGHLIGHTS

1. Explore Properties with Leading Realtors: Join hands with the realtors who guided us to our Italian home. They’ll take you on a journey to explore houses for sale, ensuring you find the perfect match for your budget and personal requirements.

2. Expert Legal Advice: Our trusted lawyer is here to demystify the Italian property market for you. Get the inside scoop on property taxes, immigration visas, and more, making your buying process a breeze.

3. Business Opportunities: Discover the secrets of buying a business or transforming a property into a thriving opportunity, like a Bed & Breakfast or guest house. It’s not just a house; it’s an investment in your future.

4. Unspoiled Italy: Explore a new, unspoiled Italian region, untouched by tourism, and experience the authentic Italian way of living. It’s a taste of Italy you won’t find in travel brochures.

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5. Culinary Delights: Indulge in evening aperitivi, savor delicious organic Italian meals, and sip fantastic local wines. You’ll be living la dolce vita with every bite and sip.

6. Real Expat Stories: Meet expats who’ve made the move to Le Marche. Hear their inspiring stories, gain valuable insights, and see Italy from a foreigner’s perspective.

7. Build a Network: Forge contacts and friendships that go beyond the workshop. You’ll have a support system you can rely on for advice, suggestions, and tips long after you’ve returned home.

8. Limited Space: To ensure a personalized experience, our retreat is limited to ten participants. Act quickly to secure your spot. Small groups mean more opportunities to ask questions and gather valuable information.

9. Honest, Informative, and Fun: Our retreat is an honest, informative, and humorous event. We’re here to arm you with the tools and information needed for your Italian adventure. No pressure to buy a property during the trip; it’s all about exploring possibilities.

Join us at the Move to Italy Retreat and embark on the journey of a lifetime. Your Italian dream is within reach!

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

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Move to Italy Experience: Five days in Le Marche
Move to Italy Experience: Five days in Le Marche

Nestled in a serene valley, Agriturismo Ramuse is your home away from home during our retreat. It’s the perfect place to unwind while you discover the ins and outs of moving to Italy. Here’s what you can expect:

Cosy Italian Charm: Your warm and inviting bedrooms at Ramuse exude classic Italian style. Terracotta flooring, wooden ceiling beams, and rustic fireplaces create an atmosphere that’s both welcoming and enchanting.

Sweeping Views: Step outside, and you’re greeted by stunning views of rolling Marche countryside. Fruit gardens offer vistas of valleys and mountains, providing the perfect backdrop for your Italian adventure.

Local Organic Delights: Meals at Ramuse are a true treat. Sample fresh produce grown right on the farm and savour local organic food and wine, ensuring delightful evenings with your hosts and fellow guests. Imagine rustic tables beneath a vine-covered terrace, where you’ll enjoy these culinary delights.

Knowledge Sharing: Gather ’round these rustic tables and listen to engaging experts as they share their wealth of knowledge about moving to Italy. It’s an opportunity to learn from the best while enjoying exquisite food.

Retreat Rejuvenation: A few days in Le Marche’s countryside offer more than just information; they bring rejuvenation. You’ll leave feeling refreshed and inspired, ready to embark on your Italian adventure.

New Friends and Contacts: At Ramuse, you’ll make not only friends but also valuable contacts. Connect with our team of experts and fellow guests, and don’t forget to say hello to the donkeys, chickens, truffle-hunting dogs, and cats that share this enchanting place with owner Paolo and his visitors.

Rooms: Ramuse’s restored bedrooms feature traditional Italian style, with stone walls, shuttered windows, chestnut wooden beams, and private bathrooms. It’s a charming and comfortable retreat.

Food & Drink: Everything served at Ramuse is either grown on the farm or sourced locally. You’ll enjoy four-course evening meals served outdoors in good weather and in the cosy indoor dining room during cooler months.

Eco-Friendly Ambiance: Ramuse is an eco-friendly agriturismo, ensuring your stay is as sustainable as it is enjoyable. You’ll find no plastic here, but you will encounter plenty of friendly animals, a night sky filled with stars due to minimal light pollution, a thriving pond with its own ecosystem, and playful pets. Among them, Melissa, the Sardinian donkey, and her daughter, Coccola, who love to be petted and given treats of fruits and vegetables.

Ramuse isn’t just a place to stay; it’s an integral part of your Move to Italy Retreat experience, offering a taste of the Italian countryside that you won’t forget.

Move to Italy Experience: Five days in Le Marche
Move to Italy Experience: Five days in Le Marche
Move to Italy Experience: Five days in Le Marche
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"Not only did we learn everything we need to know on the logistical side, but David and Gary also really took care to show us how incredibly special this region is. These two are true gems who I can’t recommend highly enough."

– SENECA, FRANCE

2024

DATES

MAY 1ST – 5TH – SOLD OUT

MAY 5TH – 9TH – LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

MAY 9TH – 13TH – SOLD OUT

Can’t make the dates?
Sign up below and be the first to hear about future Retreats.

PRICE OF €1699

PER PERSON

Includes

– 4 nights stay at Agriturismo Ramuse in a twin / double room with en-suite

– Breakfast throughout

– 4 evening meals including wine

– 4 evening aperitivo

– Lunch included during first house-hunting day

– Presentations & seminars from property lawyer, geometra/engineer, expats & David & Gary

– Presentation & house viewings with real estate agent

– Writing materials

– Hosted throughout by David & Gary from D&G Design

Excludes

– Flights

– Car hire

– Meals unless stated

– Travel insurance

*Price based on two people sharing a twin/double room
*Single person supplement €200

BOOKINGS REQUIRE A DEPOSIT OF €499 PER PERSON

BOOK YOUR SPOT

To book your space on our “Move to Italy Retreat: Five Days in Le Marche” please complete the booking form below.

1. Once you have submitted the booking form, we will send you an invoice to pay the deposit by bank transfer.

3. Don’t forget to tell us of any food requirements or allergies you may have, as well as any other information that you would like us to know.

3. Please read our Terms & Conditions below and contact us with any questions you may have.

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

Please read through the terms & conditions detailed below as they form your half of your contract with us.

Your Reservation
To book your place on our “Move to Italy Retreat”, please complete the booking form above.

Payment Details/Cancellation Policy
All payments must be made in Euros. We accept bank transfer, PayPal, credit and debit cards.
Bookings require a small deposit to secure your place. We regret that due to planning and logistics, this deposit is non-refundable.

Please ensure that you have adequate travel insurance that covers you in the event that you may need to cancel your trip. We strongly recommend taking out a travel policy that covers you for reasons due to Covid-19 that may require you to cancel your trip, particularly one that covers your flights.

– Full balance will be due 8 weeks before your chosen “Move to Italy Retreat” commences. We will send you a reminder shortly before this date.
– For bookings made within 8 weeks of your chosen “Move to Italy Retreat” commencing, we require a full balance payment at the time of booking.
– Cancellations made before 8 weeks of your chosen “Move to Italy Retreat” commencing will incur a loss of deposit.
– Cancellations made within 8 weeks of your chosen “Move to Italy Retreat” commencing are non-refundable.
– If balance payment is not made within 8 weeks of your chosen “Move to Italy Retreat” commencing, D&G Design reserve the right to cancel the booking, full cancellation charges will apply.

Cancellations made by us
In the event that we need to cancel the “Move to Italy Retreat”, a full refund will be given.

Insurance
We believe that it is essential to take out comprehensive travel insurance for all trips and we strongly recommend that to do so is in your interests and those of your party. Please ensure that you have cover from the date that you book our “Move to Italy Retreat” until the date that you return to your home country.

Force Majeure
We regret we cannot accept any liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by or you otherwise suffer any damage, loss or expense of any nature as a result of “force majeure”. In these Booking Conditions, “force majeure” means any event that we or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include but are not limited to (and whether actual or threatened) war, riot, civil disobedience or strife, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, adverse flooding, fire, unavoidable technical problems with transport and all similar events outside our control.

Special Requests
Any special request must be advised in writing well in advance of departure if it was not already stated on your original booking form or at the time of booking. We will make every reasonable effort to make the arrangements. We do not however, have any legal liability to you in the event that we or a third party is unable to comply with your special requests. Confirmation that a special request has been noted or passed on to the supplier or the inclusion of the special request on your confirmation invoice or any other documentation is not confirmation that the request will be met. Unless and until specifically confirmed, all special requests are subject to availability. For your own protection, you should obtain confirmation in writing that a special request will be complied (where it is possible to give this) where it is important to you. You will not be entitled to cancel (without paying our normal cancellation charges) if we are unable to comply with your special request. We regret that we cannot accept any conditional booking (i.e.any booking that is specified to be conditional upon the fulfilment of a particular request).

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