Enjoy an 8 day cookery and culinary vacation with luxury accommodation at a 17th century private castle, nestling in the tranquil hills of the Monferrato region of Piedmont. You will receive 4 x 3.5 hour cookery lessons from local Italian chefs. Breakfast, lunch and dinner each day is included and prepared in our kitchen. Wines, mineral water, soft drinks etc are included and you will, on three occasions, be taken to local restaurants. You will experience escorted culinary and wine tasting tours, including a visit to the local food market and to several wine and food producers. A whole day excursion to Portofino, weather and season permitting, including lunch in the famous harbour of this beautiful fishing village is part of your vacation. The 12m x 6m swimming pool is available for guests to relax, swim, sunbathe.