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Yoga and Creative Holiday France

We’d like to invite you to the 14th edition of the Yoga and Creative Holiday France in chateau Bourmont in France, organised by Caren Simon artist and founder of Artfriends / Creative Partner, The Netherlands.

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On this website you will find a full description of our creative holiday weeks in Dutch. With our translate tool in the bottom left-hand corner you can read the page in your own language just by clicking on the translate button and choosing your language. On the Creative Holliday week in France all tutors speak Dutch and English.


On this english page we provide you with the most important information. If you are interested to join us you can fill out the or mail caren at: .

Yoga & Creative Holiday France is a marvellous holiday idea designed to pamper you with hospitality, friendship, attention, freedom, fun, pleasure, beautiful learning experiences in different art disciplines, yoga and nice food. Enjoy freedom of choice and creativity, close to nature, in the beautiful surrounding of Chateau Bourmong in Haute Marne (north France).

Yoga en creatieve vakantie
Yoga en creatieve vakantie Frankrijk
Art Disciplines

During all the Creative holiday France weeks you have unlimited access to all the art workshops and have the freedom to choose what you want to do on a daily basis. Whether you want to attend yoga, painting, sculpingt, design and make silver Jewelry with art clay silver or a lifechain with gemstones, Tai-Chi, Artjournaling or make a mix of all these art disciplines the choice is yours.

Each week you can follow the standard disciplines:

  • painting
  • gemstone jewellry making
  • lifechain with gemstones
  • talking stick

In addition, an extra art discipline will be introduced each week (printed bold in the schedule hereunder):

  • Yoga
  • Tai-Chi
  • Chi Kung
  • Sculpting
  • Artjournaling
  • Ocean drum
More to enjoy
  • Besides the freedom of choice for one or more art discipline on a daily basis
  • Enjoy the company of other creative people in a holiday atmosphere
  • Enjoy the cozy meals 
  • Enjoy the beautiful Parc du Roches
  • The Haute Marne offers a lot of outdoor activities. If you fancy water sports you have a huge playground on the Lac du Der and four lakes around Langres


Artfriends Team


Talented, enthusiastic and english-speaking art tutors will be there for you. The teachers of Artfriends are people with a passion and know how in their field. 


They enjoy working with groups in a hospitable way and are educated and able to share their knowledge with enthusiasm and patience in an unprejudiced and open minded way.

For more information about our art teachers and their work please visit our page .

Besides our art teachers we work with volunteers. Our volunteers are part of the team and help out wherever they can in the kitchen, in the yard and during the workshops.

If you are interested to participate as a volunteer please contact Caren for more information.

For beginners and advanced

You don’t need any experience, just fancy to try this and that. If you are a beginner, we will provide you with the basic techniques of each art discipline and make the acquaintance an enjoyable experience. If you are advanced  we will support and guide you in your further development and give you tips in how to develop your art skills and/or techniques.

Our mission

Our main value as a team as well as an individual is to make every effort to provide our guests a carefree, peaceful, pleasant, well-deserved holiday.


For more details or reservation contact Caren Simon:

Tel +31 6 51072079 E-mail: info@artfriends.nl


Chateau Bourmont is located in Haute Marne, You can get there easily by plane (Paris), train (Neufchateau) or  by car. We can pick you up from the trainstation of Neufchateau. 

Adres chateau Bourmont
Boulevard des Etats Unis
521507 Bourmont
Travel directions

programma 2024

14 t/m 21 juli 2024
28 juli t/m 4 aug. 2024
ZANG MEETS YOGA EN CREATIVITEIT Frankrijk Onbeperkt volgen:
4 t/m 11 augustus 2024
YOGA & CREATIEVE vakantie Frankrijk

Onbeperkt volgen:

11 t/m 18 augustus 2024
TAI CHI & CREATIEVE vakantie Frankrijk

Onbeperkt volgen:

18 t/m 25 augustus 2024
YOGA / PILATES & CREATIEVE vakantie Frankrijk

Onbeperkt volgen:

midweek april 2025
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Onbeperkt volgen:

14 febr. t/m 1 maart 2026
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