Located where the blue sky meets the crystalline sea, in one of the most charming seaside spots of the Italian Riviera, La Cervara Abbey
is a luxurious setting for a romantic Portofino wedding.
This 1361 monastery is rich and full of history. While you wonder around this stunning venue you cannot avoid being enraptured by the fragrances of the herbs, the imposing oaks, the colours of the many variety of flowers all adorning the venue perfect example of Italian garden. And then again, the breath-taking paronama of the detailed contour of the Italian Riviera coast on one side and on the other, hills with silvery olive trees and cliffs that descend steeply down to the sea. Time seems to stop in this corner of paradise, the perfect destination for a Portofino wedding.
The Abbey offers a variety of indoor and especially outdoors spaces: the Italian-style garden with dramatic views of Portofino, the cloister illuminated by hundreds of candles, the Wisteria Court, the Portofino Terrace, the Gardenia Garden as well as the indoor halls. All are at your disposal and are beautiful settings for each different part of your Portofino wedding reception.
For an even more unique experience, La Cervara offers 9 rooms which can be rented for a long weekend. However the accommodation rental is not compulsory and the venue can be rented on a daily basis only.
Civil, Symbolic, Protestant and Jewish ceremonies can be celebrated at La Cervara. Catholic ceremonies are celebrated in the beautiful local Portofino Church.
La Cervara is located between the towns of Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure so during your stay you, and your guests, would enjoy the Italian dolce vita in the buzzing atmosphere of the local villages.