Villa Aurelia - event venue Italy
13 October 2023

Find the venue: 4 of our favourite event venues in Europe

In the world of event planning, there is a universal truth that every event organizer swears by: the right venue can make or break an event. Gone are the days when people would settle for generic banquet halls and conference centers.  
Today, discerning event-goers seek unique, unconventional venues with a real wow factor. These venues not only serve as a backdrop but become an integral part of the experience, leaving attendees with lasting memories. 

To help you navigate the intricate world of event spaces, we have handpicked four of our favorite event venues in Europe and venues that are not just a backdrop; they are an integral part of the story. They aren't just spaces; they are experiences.  

From the magnificence of the Eternal City in Italy to the tranquil realms of Portugal's Alentejo, and from the heart of Spanish winemaking to the romantic Seine in Paris, let's explore these extraordinary venues that are poised to transform your events into unforgettable chapters in the book of life. 



1. Villa Aurelia, Rome - Italy

2. Codorniu Winery, Barcelona - Spain

3. Convento Do Beato, Lisbon - Portugal

4. Yachts de Paris, Paris - France


Villa Aurelia, Rome – Italy

Villa Aurelia

Located on the Janiculum Hill in Rome, enjoying an elevated position that provides breathtaking views of the city, Villa Aurelia stands as an architectural masterpiece that encapsulates the splendor of history and the charm of beauty. This unique event venue is enveloped by lush gardens and historic architecture, creating an atmosphere that reverberates with timeless elegance and the aura of antiquity. 

Villa Aurelia's design is a journey back in time, as it immerses guests in neoclassical grandeur. It is a place where every corner whispers the stories of centuries past, making it an ideal setting for events that aspire to infuse an essence of history and sophistication. 

The venue offers a rich array of spaces to choose from. From intimate courtyards that evoke a sense of seclusion to grand ballrooms that exude luxury, Villa Aurelia caters to diverse event needs. Its terraces, offering panoramic views of the Eternal City, provide a stunning backdrop for any occasion. 

With a capacity of up to 230 attendees, this venue provides the flexibility to accommodate various events. It is a place where the intimate charm of a small event can be celebrated just as gracefully as a large, grand affair. This adaptability is a hallmark of Villa Aurelia's appeal. 

Furthermore, Villa Aurelia offers an extraordinary level of exclusivity. It is rented out on an exclusive basis, ensuring that only one event is organized on any given day. This means that your event will be the sole focus of attention, with the undivided care and attention of the venue's staff. This exclusivity elevates Villa Aurelia to a level of prestige that is unrivaled, making it an ideal choice for those who seek a truly private and personalized event experience. 

In the shadow of ancient ruins and surrounded by the allure of Roman history, Villa Aurelia stands as a testament to the enduring charm of this eternal city. It is a venue that transcends time, promising a timeless setting that will elevate any event to unforgettable heights. 


Codorniu Winery, Barcelona – Spain 

Codorniu winery

Nestled in the picturesque countryside surrounding Barcelona, Codorníu Winery - The House of Cava, is a testament to Spain's rich winemaking tradition and a legacy of centuries of winemaking expertise. This extraordinary winery and event venue is not only a celebration of viticulture but also a unique location that combines the allure of Spanish history and the art of wine production. 

Located in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, a region renowned for its Cava production, Codorníu enjoys an enviable setting in the heart of Catalonia's wine country.  
The winery's historical roots date back to 1551, making it one of the oldest wineries in Spain. This venerable heritage adds a profound sense of history to the venue, setting the stage for unforgettable events. 

Its architecture is a mesmerizing fusion of modernity and tradition. Its remarkable cellars, designed by renowned Catalan architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, are a true masterpiece, showcasing the architectural heritage of Catalonia. The winery's modern facilities are juxtaposed with the timeless charm of underground cellars, where countless bottles of Cava rest, aging gracefully. 

Codorníu offers an array of event spaces, from the stunning garden and terrace with views of the vineyards to the grand cellars that house thousands of bottles of sparkling wine. These versatile spaces can accommodate small and grand meetings, making it an ideal venue for corporate events, private celebrations, and even conferences with up to 140 guests! 

What truly distinguishes Codorníu is its captivating combination of history, wine, and authentic Catalan charm. The venue's dedication to preserving and sharing Spain's winemaking heritage, combined with its exquisite surroundings and the opportunity to savor some of the finest Cavas in the world, make it an unforgettable location for events. 

It is a place where guests can raise a glass to centuries of Spanish winemaking excellence, all while creating new memories in the heart of Catalonia's wine country. 


Convento Do Beato, Lisbon – Portugal 

Convento do Beato-Portugal

In the heart of Lisbon, where history and modernity intertwine, you will discover Convento Do Beato, an event venue that seamlessly merges the heritage and contemporary spirit of the Portuguese capital. Situated within Lisbon's enchanting streets, this former 16th-century convent now stands as an elegantly transformed space for extraordinary events. 

Convento Do Beato boasts an atmosphere that beautifully blends the serenity of the past with the lively energy of the present. As you step into this venue, you can sense the echoes of centuries past in its cloisters, chapels, and courtyard, all of which tell a compelling story of Portugal's history and culture. 

This unique venue stands as a living piece of history that gracefully adapts to the demands of the modern era, offering spacious and elegant spaces for unforgettable events.  
Furthermore, Convento Do Beato, known for its authenticity and historical significance, sets itself apart as an unconventional place to host your events in Lisbon. With nine distinct rooms and many possibilities, it offers an incomparable experience that stands out in contrast to its surroundings. 

One of the most compelling aspects is its capacity to adapt to events of various sizes, up to 5,500 guests. From smaller, intimate affairs to grand-scale celebrations, this venue caters to a broad spectrum of requirements, making it a perfect choice for meetings, corporate conferences, or even lively gala dinners.  


Yachts de Paris, Paris – France 

Yachts de Paris

In the heart of the enchanting city of Paris, along the Seine River, Yachts de Paris offers a unique and glamorous venue for unforgettable events. This remarkable fleet of luxurious yachts provides an extraordinary setting that stands out as a beacon of sophistication and charm in the City of Lights. 

Docked on the Seine River, Yachts de Paris immerses you in the romantic ambiance of Paris. The venue's setting along the riverbanks allows guests to take in the iconic Parisian landmarks while indulging in a river cruise. The serene waters and the city's shimmering lights add an unforgettable touch to the venue's atmosphere. 

The yachts are opulent and meticulously designed, showcasing the finest French craftsmanship. Their style combines modern luxury with the timeless allure of classic Parisian design, making it an ideal setting for events that demand a touch of extravagance. 

Furthermore, the variegated fleet offers a range of spaces to accommodate various types of events. From intimate receptions on the outdoor deck to grand celebrations and seminars, up to 800 guests in the spacious salons, these versatile spaces provide a canvas for your unique event vision. The backdrop of the Seine River and the Parisian skyline adds an incomparable touch to any occasion. 

What truly sets Yachts de Paris apart is its enchanting combination of Parisian sophistication and the allure of the Seine River. The venue provides an immersive experience that marries the romanticism of Paris with the elegance of a luxury cruise. Guests can enjoy the city's iconic landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral, while savoring the finest French cuisine and wines.  

A truly unique venue that promises an unforgettable event where guests can indulge in the ambiance of the City of Lights while being pampered with French elegance and style. 



In a world where event venues have evolved from traditional ballrooms to extraordinary spaces, the search for a setting that brings that "wow" factor has become a quest for uniqueness and authenticity. In this journey across Europe, we've explored four remarkable event venues that promise to make any occasion truly unforgettable.  
Villa Aurelia in Italy, Codorniu Winery in Spain, Convento Do Beato in Portugal, and Yachts de Paris are merely a glimpse into the exceptional venues Europe has to offer. So, if you are eager to explore these and many other unique and unconventional event spaces and embark on planning your remarkable event, don't hesitate to get in touch with the TERRAEVENTS team today! 

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