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Natural Perfumery Retreat with Porcelain

JUNE 19TH – 22ND

An early summer retreat and masterclass in natural perfume in collaboration with Porcelain Perfumery.

On this 3 night retreat in Tuscany, founder and natural perfumer at PORCELAIN, Stine Hoff will advise you on how to design your own signature scent, using a series of natural, premium-grade materials and botanical ingredients such as rosemary, black pepper, lime, sage, jasmine. Gathering inspiration from the natural world, masterclass attendees will be guided through an evocative, olfactory journey of scent and memory.

Additional activities and experiences include creative workshops at the Villa Lena flower garden and the artists studios, daily yoga and of course farm to table feasting and a Tuscan pasta workshop. All taking place at Villa Lena where participants can enjoy the luxurious rooms with views of the pink villa, take a swim in the heated pool, explore the magical woodlands and visit the artist’s studios for an aperitivo. 

Making perfume takes time. Natural perfumes require great skill and patience to create. This form of slow beauty allows us to carefully cultivate scents in a holistic way and combined with yoga, food and creative workshops this retreat will be creative, relaxing and fun.



– Two Masterclass Perfume Workshops
– Daily Morning Yoga
– Flower Garden Workshop
– Pasta Workshop
– Creative Workshop with Artists in Residency
– Goodie Bag
– Farm to Table dining experiences
All set within the grounds of Villa Lena, 500 hectares of wild Tuscan nature.

Accommodation and Bookings

Villa Lena is a cosmos unto itself, full of cultural history and contemporary spirit, it makes the perfect place for a sensory and hands on experience. Between striped parasols and wild fennel you´ll find corners to relax and yourself with a glass of  the Villa Lena rosé at the artist aperitivo or around the pool with a great book.

Participants will be housed in luxury designed rooms that offer breathtaking views of the Tuscan hills. Within the program of events there will be plenty of space to explore and enjoy some time to yourself and the facilities Villa Lena has to offer, including a heated pool and tranquil yoga studio.

Price start from: €1690 per person

For more information and booking enquiries please email or follow the link below. 

*prices include 3 nights accommodation, full board and all scheduled experiences; drinks and extras will be charged to the room
*bookable room types: Fattoria Superior, Fattoria Large Superior, San Michele Large Superior and Renacchi apartments.


Your hosts

Stine Hoff: 

Stine Hoff is a Danish natural perfumer passionate about sharing the joy and magic of pure natural scents with all their beauty and benefits. In 2020 Stine launched the Copenhagen-based natural perfume house PORCELAIN. The award-winning perfume brand creates micro-batches of luxury perfumes that are 100% natural, vegan & gender-neutral. Stine Hoff was an Artist in Residency at Villa Lena in April/May 2022 has taught perfume masterclasses, workshops & retreats internationally. She believes in vibrant energies and that wearing natural perfumes can elevate your mood and leave your soul satisfied on a deeper level.


Pil Søndergaard Hummel:

Pil Søndergaard Hummel is co-owner and CEO at the Danish Natural Perfume House, PORCELAIN. Pil has many years of experience with management and business development from both private and public organizations. She is a certified facilitator (IAF Standard) and have facilitated 100+ Workshops, Seminars, Retreats. In 2022 Pil quit her full-time job as business development manager in the Danish Police and changed business lanes joining her good friend through many years, Stine Hoff in the mission of setting new standards of luxury perfumes and disrupting the perfume industry worldwide. Pil believes that natural perfumery is next level and has a better, healthier, and more beautifully thing to give to the conscious consumers and modern sensibilities.  



3 nights accommodation

Full Board ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

All scheduled activities, workshops & materials

Access to Villa Lena facilities


Flights and transfers

Drinks and extras items

Mini-bar contents

Any workshops or yoga classes outside of the programme

Frequently Asked Questions

What Language Is Used During The Retreat? arrow-down

The retreat will be conducted in English. There will be native Italian speakers involved in some, but not all, activities.

How Many Guests Are on Each Retreat? arrow-down

That depends, but the maximum number would be 16. In case of larger numbers, workshops will be split into two groups to ensure participants receive sufficient guidance and to maintain social distancing.

How Do I Book? arrow-down

For bookings and information please email to

What's Your Cancellation Policy? arrow-down

A 30% non-refundable deposit of the total amount is required at the moment of the booking.
Payments can either be made by bank transfer or credit card (Visa, Amex or Mastercard).
Any extras must be paid before departure.

We give our guests the possibility to postpone or reschedule their stay free of charge up to 7 days prior arrival by 12:00pm local time by issuing a voucher of the value of the deposit prepaid. Beyond, a penalty charge of the total deposit paid applies.
As provided by the Italian Civil Code to Art. 1386, the payment will not be returned in case of no show or early check-out.  

How Do I Get To Villa Lena? arrow-down

You can find out how to find us on our Contact & Location page. Or don’t hesitate to get in touch with our reception by emailing who can help you with arranging a transfer if required.

Can I Attend Events and Workshops Outside the Schedule? arrow-down

You are welcome to take part in all of the activities happening during your stay. Any events, workshops or yoga classes outside of the retreat schedule may incur extra charges. Check out or What’s On page to find out what’s happening during your stay!

I'm Travelling Alone, Is the Retreat Suitable For Me? arrow-down

Absolutely! We welcome solo-travellers with open arms and one of our Creative Retreats is the perfect way for you to visit Villa Lena and get the change to engage with our creative community, meet like-minded people and learn new skills.

Can Couples Attend the Retreat? arrow-down

Yes, we have rates for single or double occupancy on the retreat so just make sure you enter the number of people wishing to attend via the booking link to get the right price. If your partner wants to come with you but not take part in the workshops then please contact us via email on to discuss.

Can I Stay Longer Than the Official Retreat Days? arrow-down

Certainly! If you’d like to come a few days early or leave a little late then that’s no problem. The easiest thing is to email us on to make this request.

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