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Soul- Cations has an indulgent Escape to Italy ~
Customized with you in mind


From the city to the seaItaly June 18-28, 2024

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Our destination ~ LeMarche, Italy 

A lifetime of memorable experiences


Meet us here for a sunset, a drink & snacks
Seeport Hotel ~ Ancona, Italy

Check in to your lovely room located in

Ancona, Italy


The Seeport Hotel offers amenities you may appreciate along with a full service restaurant.



Take it easy after your long trip before we embark upon our explorations



Your private driver will be ready to escort you for a luxurious day bathing in crystal clear turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea.

 Rejuvenate and work on your tan.

Be sure to pack your bathing suit.

You met as strangers and go home as friends

Next stop Boutique Hotel Leone ~ Be treated like a Queen

Your soul will be fed and your belly will love all the delights in Italy

Welcome to Montelparo, Italy 


A medieval and charming ole world town to explore.

A special warm welcome

After you check in meet us on the terrace for a special greeting

* Experience high tea, scones, and a variety of finger sandwiches

* A walking tour of the village to introduce you to the lovely town has been arranged.

*Vist the bicycle museum and learn how they used 'wheels' to get around on cobblestone streets for deliveries and more.

* Enjoy the history of the old cathedral and what was discovered.

* Stop by the local grocer to grab some refreshments or snacks

You will surely want a stroll or two during your stay at Hotel Leone.

Your luxury room awaits at Hotel Leone

There is an air of old world charm

that exists in this region with

impressive mountains, stunning views

and a bold and exquisite coastline.

Enjoy an evening stroll

The quaint town has a local bar to enjoy a beverage with new friends or stroll on a moon lit night with stars gazing back at you.

Magical inspiration

This is when the whispers from spirit bring your attention to the lifestyle of local families, a remembrance of a time when things were slower,  more relaxed filled with laugher, music, and fun.

Luxury and comfortable full size rooms with your private bathroom and spa amenities

Each room designed uniquely


  • Tea and coffee making facilities

  • Pool towels

  • Bathrobe

  • Duck Island luxury toiletries

  • Heated towel rail

  • Hairdryer

  • Safety deposit box

  • Flat-screen TV

  • Free internet access

  • Air-conditioning

  • Heating

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Let's entice you some more


Wake up to smell the coffee and fresh pastries. Meet your new friends for a sumptuous breakfast in the courtyard.

A slow easy arm stretch, a sigh to greet the day.

Do you really want to get out of the cozy and comfortable bed?

The sun gazes upon you when you notice the green grass rolling across the Sibilini mountains as if to say "Come Play"

A deep breath filling your lungs with fresh air that has a sweet scent. Every hill caresses the next with multiple tones of green blending  like a beautiful painting.

The gracious and pleasant staff will be delighted to serve you.

* 4 lunches included and

4 Gourmet Dinners Included *

1 glass of wine is served with dinner.

Additional alcohol is not included.


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I'm a foodie ~ Sign me up

You will love this local restaurant in Montelparo Town - Il Gufo - Be sure to stop there to eat one evening


Activities ~ Boat, Beaches, and More

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Let's go play!


The town of Porto San Giorgio is the beachfront of the provincial city of Fermo with miles of golden sandy beaches, restaurants, cafes, ice cream shops, and bars.


The lovely towns perched high on the cliffs where we can stop for photos, for a stroll, an ice cream, lunch, and a cool breeze on a hot day.

Enjoy a sound healing session on the beach especially for our private group

 You are going to be spoiled some more!


You deserve it!

~Embrace the beauty around you ~


Splash in the water

Soak up the sun

Sing songs & dance


enjoy the treats and snacks we have for you on our private cruise.



Let's capture a few lovely photographs for beautiful memories of this day.



A Taste of Marche

Relax as our private driver takes us on a wonderful excursion through the countryside. Enjoy the beautiful views anticipating the local tastings.

Rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves are in abundance in Marche.

A wine & cheese tasting tour highlights this excursion. Our local farmers, mostly run by women, will delight you with their products.


Walking Tour of Montelparo

Our guests love the quaint town with cobblestone streets, friendly locals, small shops and antiquities.

A private guide will acquaint us with the history and take us into the old church and museum.

​Feel free to roam day or evening for a lovely stroll on Free time provided

Meet me at the Big Old Tree

where locals gather for story telling time one afternoon.

Master the art of Pizza Making

Who loves pizza? Learn the secrets from a Master Chef.

Create your own gourmet pizza for lunch

Cappucccino or espresso anyone?


Allow me to introduce myself now that I have intrigued and enticed you... there is more coming. I promise!


I have a love affair with Italy!  And... when you join me in Italy I will buy you that cup of coffee or gelato!

I'm so passionate, well I am Italian! I love helping others enhance their life and reach their full potential as well as their dreams! 


It would be my pleasure to guide you on this delicious Soul FULL journey to become the author of your own life. It's actually my Grande Finale Italy Group Retreat in 2024.


I've been a transformational soul purpose coach and certified health coach for nearly 30 years, and hosting retreats for almost 20 years! Travel has provided me so much clarity in life: helping me grow and lifting the veil of illusion. Currently, I am also providing story development coaching to help new writers express themselves better.

Visiting Italy at the age of 17 provided me the opportunity to shift my perception of reality.  I realized I had to explore more! I gained such an appreciation for my adventurous side and realized I had courage. Can you believe I jumped off a moving train while a young man proposed to me in Italian? I sometimes wonder where this adventure could have led me had I stayed on that train in Florence a long time ago.


I found Joy in this culture and it lifted my depression many years ago ~ because who could be sad when you attract what you love and write your own chapter in life ~ maybe even a book? I did actually after 40 years of journaling my travels.

Pick up a copy of Too Many Goodbyes, if you want to enjoy Lexi's adventures (aka me) ~ Gloria Coppola

Gloria Coppola, Retreat Leader, Travel advisor, Best selling author and transformational life coach

Let's see what else is planned

Ascoli Piceno ~ A full day excursion ~ Private Driver ~ Trolley tour & Shopping

Ascoli PicenoHome of the Stuffed Olives

Why they are so good?
Some things just have to be experiened.

Let's eat a light lunch where Hemingway used to join his friends and have story telling time

A few more things to know

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Benefits of writing/journaling and storytelling  on your retreat


  • Many authors came here to write - do you know why?

  • Dream bigger 

  • See the world with new vision and insights

  • Express yourself so photos come alive when you look back at them months or years later

  • Tap into your intuition to guide your life clearer by awakening your senses

  • Complete a chapter in a book you may decide to publish one day

  • Surprise yourself - you are more gifted than you realized

  • Gain inspiration you were not searching for - or at least you didn't start out that way

  • Traveling and writing open you to new direction in life

  • Have Fun

  • Return home and receive a FREE 1 hour writing consultation

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Create your own Eco Print to take home

Special Bonus Workshop

All supplies included

Instruction on the dyeing process

  • Best plants to use

  • Safety measure

  • Techniques - how to lay out your flowers, leaves, herbs etc.

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What's Included - All of this

Italy Incluson
  • 3 nights lodging at The Seeport Hotel in Ancona

    • Includes a private driver to escort us to the pristine beach for the day​

    • Rental ​Chair and umbrella included​

  • 7 nights lodging at Boutique Hotel Leone, Montelparo, Italy

    •  All single occupancy rooms

    • Welcome High Tea with scones and finger sandwiches and treats

    • A welcome gift and journal

    • Fresh breakfast served daily (7)

    • 4 lunches

    • 4 Gourmet meals - includes a fabulous farewell dinner!

  • All ground transportation. Pick up and drop off in Ancona (airport)

  • All ground transportation in Marche for excursions

  • A taste of Marche Wine and cheese tour

  • A walking tour of Montelparo town

  • Master making pizza class

  • Ascoli Piceno -  private driver -transportation included.

    • Explore the beautiful famous piazza, enjoy the ascoli olives, feast your eyes upon beautiful architecture and have time to explore what interest you. 

      • Surprise #1 - A trolley tour ride around the city to get acclimated​

      • Cafe Melletti - where Hemingway went to chat with his friends, sip coffee with anisette, tell stories and write books - Surprise Another Lunch Included

  • Pool time at Hotel Leone

  •  To enhance your experience, I provide journaling tips. Take those photos and let's add the experience and emotions for a lifetime of memories.

  • Beach time at Porto San Giorgio

    • Surprise! A sound healing session on the beach​

  • An afternoon cruise on the Adriatic Sea

  • A few surprises up my sleeve

  • A post retreat story development consultation 1 hour for FREE


INVESTMENT For Lifetime Memories and Fun:

$7495.00 single occupancy 

Does not include airfare

Deposit (non refundable) $1000.00

3 installment payments - January 2024, March 2024 & April 2024 (final payment is due 75 days prior to the event. 


Phone Chat required before registration. Email me at

Wait - We have more!

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A fabulous farewell dinner with entertainment

Traditional Italian Folk Music

Enjoy your Grande Finale evening with us

Chef Tim always has an amazing menu and delicious desserts.

In addition - Italy's famous Italian folk music entertainer is coming!

All the traditional instruments for you to play, sing, and dance with us.

Now... That's Italian!


My motto: "travel light"

  • A small to medium size suitcase that rolls * 22 inch is perfect

    • Avoid heavier, larger suitcases. You won't be happy, trust me​

  • Casual, comfortable clothing

  • Bathing suit

  • A nice dress or two

  • Personal hygiene needs

  • Comfortable walking shoes or sneakers

  • Ear plugs, just in case you need them

  • An extra 'small' carry on backpack or tote for your souvenirs

  • Vitamins and/or daily medications

  • A travel journal, camera, and extra batteries

  • An open heart and open mind

You will receive a complete check list once you are registered and paid to make travel easier.

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You are going to love everything!

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Book your arrival flight to land in Italy at the Ancona airport (Direct from Munich) on Lufthansa Airlines

Our travel concierge will handle all your details so you arrive with our group and provide ground transportation to and from the airport.

PLEASE REMEMBER the time difference. If you are traveling from the US you must book your flight a day ahead on the 6th.

If you are extending your visit, please make your own arrangements or I can direct you to a travel concierge.


To avoid confusion, please schedule your travel arrangements with 

Airline tickets with me or my travel advisor.

You will receive any additional necessary information upon completing your Registration, including liability release forms.


As with all international travel, it is recommended you purchase travel insurance. 

 Please scroll down to read the cancellation policy.


Feel free to contact me for details on the writing workshop

What's Not Included in your package

  • Your round trip airfare from home to Italy

  • Any wine or adult beverages you purchase

  • Gratuities for the driver, tour guide, waiters, etc.

  • Souvenir shopping, personal phone calls, extra events and services at the spa, etc.

  • Some meals are not included. Refer to the itinerary.

  • Personal, medical, or trip cancellation insurance (required). If you require emergency transport it is not included. 

  • Any extra activities you choose to do in your free time - transportation is not included

  • Extended travel time.

  • Please NOTE: no recreational drugs are allowed and we ask that you limit your consumption of alcohol so everyone can experience a delightful excursion. You will be excused if there are any issues pertaining to this without a refund.

  • Thank you.

Cancellation Policy - Please Read

Covid Cancellation Policy and Booking Details

Any cancellation will result in a total loss of the $1000.00 USD non-refundable deposit 

Airline tickets have to be paid in full at the time of the reservation with the travel concierge booking your flights.

You must arrive at Ancona, Italy Airport mid-afternoon.

A schedule will be provided once we know flight times.

If you arrive later you will be responsible for your own transportation to Hotel Leone. (it can cost approx $175.00 US)

Room reservations are made directly with Soul Cations for all accommodations are paid directly to Gloria Coppola aka Soul-Cations
.You will receive more information when you register. The deposit is non-refundable. Hotel Leone is a privately owned boutique hotel and therefore deposits are non-refundable once they are due.

We will set up your payment plan.
We highly encourage you to secure travel insurance.

Check to see if there are Covid Restrictions.
In the event there are any travel restrictions are implemented we will determine how to proceed accordingly.

You must have a valid passport up to 90 days before expiration or visa. Check your passport now.

Cancellations made after February 17th, 2024 will result in a 50% loss of the trip price, while any cancellations made thereafter will result in a total loss of funds. 
There are no land refunds for partial travel. Cancellations on or after
April 17th, 2024 are not refundable. PLEASE have travel insurance.
All reservations made with Hotel Leone are 100% non refundable

We reserve the right to cancel the trip if it does not meet the minimum number of participants or if there are travel restrictions due to Covid; however,
if we do so your deposit and all other payments will be refunded in full.



We reserve the right to changed accommodations should the need arrive, but do everything possible to keep what we planned.

All participants will receive a medical release form and are required to fill it out and return it to Gloria Coppola prior to the retreat. If you are on medications, please be sure to have a sufficient amount needed during your travels.

We reserve the right to change venues if some unforeseen circumstance requires us to do so.
We will be sure it's an equivalent or better venue.

Your personal arrangements for transportation and other travel services are not the responsibility of
Hotel Leone or
Gloria Coppola aka Soul-Cations LLL  and will not be held liable for any personal injury, property loss, damages, or incidences arising out of your personal travel arrangements.

Furthermore,  Gloria Coppola and her employees, the Seeport Hotel or Hotel Leone Owners are not responsible for inclement weather, political acts, or any "acts of God" or the shortening of a trip due to these occurrences.  Nor are they responsible for airline or ground operator defaults or repayment of monies lost due to default. Nor are they responsible for lost luggage. Flight schedules and accommodations are subject to change at any time, though such changes are not anticipated.

No refunds will be made for changes beyond the control of 
SoulCations retreats hosted by Gloria Coppola and Powerful Potential and Purpose publishing.

Trip cancellation insurance is always required whenever making travel plans.
You can use our suggested Travel Guard Insurance online and choose from several policy options.

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