An inspiring location for all your Special Events

The perfect venue for any event

The beautiful Ligurian Sea and the untouched coastline have lured writers and poets to the area for generations, inspiring them to write and sing about Portovenere and its enchanted gulf. Grand Hotel Portovenere overlooks and embraces the surrounding natural beauty, and is the perfect setting for those wanting to select a location for ceremonies, meetings or events that will remain cherished in the memories of all in attendance.

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Meeting room at Grand Hotel Portovenere, Italy

Business Meetings

Thanks to a multitude of local activities such as sailing, hiking, cycling, and wine tasting - just to name a few - Grand Hotel Portovenere is the perfect place for business meetings, team building and special events. We are able to combine our unique location and meeting spaces with the infinite possibilities of the Italian Riviera. 

From dinners to business briefings, from product launches to exhibitions and seminars, our unique property offers the opportunity to meet all of your organization's needs. Our chef and his team are able to customize a selection of menus for business lunches, gala dinners, coffee breaks, and more.

Sala Lerici is our main meeting room. It is able to accommodate up to 120 guests, and can be set-up or divided to suit the needs of any kind of event. The large hall is equipped with advanced technology and can be adapted in order to create your desired ambiance.

“Lerici” Meeting Room Layout & Size: click here

Spaces for private events in Portovenere

Special Meeting Spaces

Refined, panoramic and elegant: Sala Magolia and Sala Moby Dick can host tastings, private dinners and small business meetings. Depending on the table set-up, they can host respectively about 10 and 18 guests.

The Moby Dick Room can also be used for cooking lessons held by Palmaria Restaurant’s Executive Chef.

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weddings at Grand Hotel Portovenere, Italy

Weddings & Honeymoons

Portovenere and the Gulf of Poets offer a dream wedding venue near the Cinque Terre in the Italian Riviera. The lush vegetation on Palmaria Island and the bright turquoise waters are the backdrop to the unique and sophisticated style of Grand Hotel Portovenere.

We will be happy to assist you in the organization of your event, creating personally tailored proposals and assisting you in finding qualified figures such as wedding planners, photographers, florists, bakers and makeup artists. Last but not least, it is our great pleasure to organize rooms for your guests’ stay, with special consideration for the occasion.

In this ideal destination for your Italian honeymoon, you can spend your time exploring the ancient narrow streets, colorful boutiques and charming cafes that characterize Portovenere and the Cinque Terre. Relax in the sunshine on one of the small beaches, or explore the coast with a picturesque boat ride. Enjoy wine tastings and cooking lessons, cultural excursions, eco-tourism and wellness experiences. The choice of activities is vast!

Wedding Photos by Derek Halkett Photography

Villa for Events

Villa for Events

Grand Hotel Portovenere collaborates with the beautiful Villa Argia, proposing the exclusive use of the property for private and business events. It provides an elegant location where the charm of the mansion from the early 1900s, its gardens and the sea views, become the ideal scenery for intimate, special events.

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