The pearl of the Italian Riviera was named by the Romans "Portus Veneris" (Portovenere in Italian) for the beauty of its views. There was a temple in the past dedicated to Venus. The Romans were inspired by the sea and its magnificent blue color. There is no other Italian seaside location with the same broad and enchanting views. Live your dreams: have your wedding in Portovenere!
Breathtakingly beautiful, the city of Portovenere is a UNESCO-listed world heritage site since 1997 because of its natural and cultural value. Located midway between La Spezia and Genoa, the charming city can easily be reached by car and benefits from good air connections.
If you wish to celebrate your wedding in Portovenere you will find many fascinating locations for a marvelous symbolic ceremony or an amazing wedding reception. Among others, we heartily recommend those located on the splendid island of Palmaria, where you will be able to celebrate in total privacy while enjoying a marvelous landscape of the city and the infinite sea.
Outdoor civil weddings can be celebrated on the top terrace of the castle that it is rocked high on the hills behind Portovenere: this is an exceptional wedding location with charming hotels, excellent restaurants and it is an excellent point of departure to enjoy the whole Italian Riviera.
Catholic weddings are welcome in the charming and world-famous church. It is a walk from the picturesque center of the town, and it is an exceptional sightseeing location.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to learn more! We look forward to helping you live your dream!