Business Meetings & Corporate Events in the Gulf of Poets

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Companies are often looking for new, authentic destinations where to organize business meetings and corporate events that positively impress participants. Apart from the quality of service and facilities, the meeting venue and the destination where the event takes place can be the distinctive marks and winning cards for a successful corporate special occasion.

Just imagine the positive and inspirational impact that choosing a location like the Gulf of Poets can have on attendees… after all, this destination has lured writers and poets for generations, inspiring them to write and sing about Portovenere, its enchanted gulf and local activities.

The best location for Corporate Events near the Cinque Terre

The Gulf of Poets in eastern Liguria represents an off-the-beaten-path destination with lots of activities for leisure and team building. It is strategically located between the blue Ligurian Sea and the green Apennines, surrounded by amazing nearby attractions such as the Cinque Terre, Tuscany’s Versilia (Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio), Florence, and Emilia Romagna’s Parma and Bologna.

Portovenere by night, Liguria

In particular, the medieval sea village of Portovenere offers an ideal location for business meetings, as it is easily reachable by boat but also by bus and by car (unlike other villages in the surroundings, where car transit is forbidden).

Venue for Business Meetings in Portovenere

Located in what was once a Franciscan convent, Grand Hotel Portovenere offers a recently renovated events roomSala Lerici – which can accommodate up to 150 guests. This seafront boutique hotel features 49 rooms and suites.

Business Meetings & Corporate Events in Liguria’s Gulf of Poets

In addition, its elegant hall, the spacious panoramic terrace and its Mediterranean-style restaurant offer a refined and informal hospitality context that is ideal for all sorts of events – from dinners to business meetings, from product launches to exhibitions and seminars.


At Palmaria Restaurant, the Chef is able to customize a selection of menus for business lunches, gala dinners, coffee breaks, and more.

Teambuilding &Leisure Activities in the Bay of La Spezia

The Gulf of Poets, also known as Bay of La Spezia, offers a multitude of local activities such as sailing, kayaking, hiking, cycling, cultural tourism, cooking lessons and wine tasting – just to name a few. For more teambuilding activities in this UNESCO World Heritage Site, read this article Corporate Events & Team Building in Portovenere.

Interested in organizing corporate events in Portovenere? Contact Grand Hotel for customized quotations & ideas

Tel +39 0187 777 751 |

Grand Hotel Portovenere – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 5 – 19025 Portovenere (SP)


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