La Bonne Etoile Artists Retreat was specifically developed to assist artists and writers who would benefit from an experience in another culture, along with a time of seclusion and solitude. But through the years it has developed into more....a community of friends. La Bonne Etoile Blog has been designed to expand the richness of that community by continuing the quest to create and recreate together.
La Bonne Etoile workshops are ALL-INCLUSIVE, starting and ending with hospitality shuttles to and from any Paris airport. Our workshop instructors are well known for quality, patient instruction for all levels of students. contact for full information. Be sure to visit the individual websites of the artists, you will find links to La Bonne Etoile workshop information there as well.

Preparing to Depart (Again.)

This time last summer I was already in the middle of my first workshop as an assistant at La Bonne Etoile. Fresh out of college and a first-timer at overseas travel, I remember how heavy my pack was when I arrived at Charles de Gaulle. It was full of fancy clothes, shoes, and […]

Summer 2014: What a Start!

Bonjour from La Bonne Etoile!

My name is Kathleen Hilliard, and I’ll be the resident assistant, blogger, and coffee maker for the first few workshops of the summer. I’m a recent college grad from Valdosta State University and I am here to learn from these wonderful instructors, eat French cuisine, and see as much […]