Once a 17th-century convent, the Grand Hotel Portovenere has been carefully renovated into a fantastic hotel. The hotel’s charming character and elegance fit in perfectly with its surroundings, right in the heart of Portovenere. This picture-perfect coastal town is located in a prestigious corner of Liguria and its waterside row of brightly coloured houses has helped to earn the UNESCO World Heritage status.

The Grand Hotel Portovenere is ideal for a romantic Italian holiday and the strategic position makes a perfect base for visiting the famous Cinque Terre, chic Portofino and the rest of Liguria’s coastline, but also for reaching northern Tuscany.  The territory offers great food and wine, ancient history and traditions, enriching culture and art.

For a truly Italian experience, book a unique cooking course held by the Palmaria Restaurant’s Executive Chef. You will have the opportunity to make the potato gnocchi, pesto Ligurian style and a fondant pie. Once the dishes are ready, you will be able to enjoy your culinary creations at lunch, including Liguria’s classic Trofie al Pesto. It will be interesting to know who will win the challenge and bring the chef hat back home!

If you want to discover more about this charming venue and book your holiday with cooking classes, write now at info@wineweddingitaly.com