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Best Congress and Conference Destinations in Europe

A Congress is a milestone in the history of your company, in the positioning of your brand. One should not take the choice of its location lightly because the choice of the destination may depend on the success of your professional event.


We have selected for you the best European destinations for your congress, your event. These destinations are easy to reach. They are well connected by airlines, highways and trains. Their hotels are luxurious at affordable prices and their conference rooms are state-of-the-art. 

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1. Cavtat


Do you want to make your event unforgettable? Forget about standardized convention cities and add color and warmth to your event by organizing it in a destination considered one of the best gastronomical and best sustainable destinations in Europe: Cavtat


In addition to a high standard infrastructure with rooms suitable for all your events, Cavtat and the entire Konavle region have an unrivaled gastronomic offer. The best of Croatian and Mediterranean cuisine can be found in Cavtat. Need to leave the meeting room for a brainstorming or a team building activity that unites the group? Treat yourself to a boat trip or a hike and discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, the breathtaking Pasjaca beach. Are you dreaming of a place where life is a simple pleasure? It’s on your doorstep, with a great deal of things to do, to see, to enjoy, to experience.


Discover the Konavle region, the so-called Croatian Tuscany and organize your event under the colors of the crystal-clear waters and blue skies of Cavtat.


The picturesque charming town of Cavtat is possibly the most famous place in the Konavle region and is only 18 km from Dubrovnik. Its best kept secret is the old town center that hides many lovely cafes and restaurants. It has a stunning waterfront lined with palm trees and has been described as closely resembling Saint Tropez.


Why choose Cavtat for your event or congress? This nearby part of the world is a wonderful place to explore and be active. There are excellent walking trails (with or without a guide), horseback riding across olive groves plus a coastal ride offering great views, as well as biking routes. You can enjoy wine tasting tours at most vineyards, including sampling of local drinks you may never have tried before!



The "Hotel Croatia Cavtat" facing the sea, is the perfect place for your event with its large meeting rooms and numerous rooms and suites.


How to get there: Book your flights to Dubrovnik (15 min by car) and your transfer.


Where to stay: “Hotel Croatia Cavtat” overlooking the Adriatic on one side and the picturesque old town of Cavtat on the other.



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2. Brussels


Brussels is the first destination for business tourism in Europe. No wonder that this city has the best Congress halls such as the SQUARE as well as the best Congress hotels.


Located in the center of Europe, this city is within easy reach and has many facilities to host your event. For its central location and the quality of its services we recommend the Hotel Le Plaza which has large conference rooms and the prestige of a high-end hotel. We also recommend "The Hotel" which is more modern, has modular conference rooms and a large capacity of reception on the chic Avenue de la Toison d’Or. Barack Obama himself stayed there! The security service is obviously in a position to fulfill your commitments and ambitions.


Discover all the hotels at the best prices in Brussels as well as the best activities to suggest to your participants like a beer tasting or a guided tour of the city.


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3. Ljubljana


Are you wondering if Ljubljana is the right choice for your next event? It has been regularly ranked among the best 50 congress destinations in the world according to the ICCA international association statistics.


Ljubljana is a compact walking city built to the human scale and is often depicted as a welcoming lounge by conference delegates. It features a wealth of history, style, arts and culture, and an atmosphere that is both Central European and Mediterranean.


Meeting planners would very often add that it is a safe, green, multilingual and hospitable city. Its location within a convenient two-hour flight from almost all major European airports makes it an easily accessible destination.


Ljubljana offers high-quality conference halls and boasts the largest number of conference facilities in Slovenia.


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4. Barcelona


Barcelona has been THE city on the move for more than twenty years. It is inventive and attracts investors from all over the world. The biggest events are held in Barcelona. It has the infrastructure to host your event and give it visibility and an international character.


Select your accommodation at the best price in Barcelona according to the size of your event. We advise you the Fira Congress Barcelona as well as the Frontair Congress Hotel but you can also make your own choice from our selection of hotels at the best prices in Barcelona. 


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5. Bordeaux


Bordeaux has two important congress centers: The Palais des Congrès (the place is ideal for big events. It is bathed in light and located on the shores of Lake Bordeaux), and the Congress Center Cité Mondiale, in the heart of Bordeaux.


Add value to your congress and plan it in a destination rewarded as the best European destination. Many hotels near the center of Congress are ready to welcome your guests.


Do not miss out on the positive impact of a city tour, a Bordeaux wine tasting and book your best activities in Bordeaux and your hotel at the best price.


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6. Lisbon


Lisbon has been a very fashionable city for a decade. It is lively and dynamic. It is the seat of many start-ups which chose the city for its quality of life and good infrastructures.


Bring sunshine to your event by planning your meeting in this splendid city. Book your activities at the best prices and your hotel in Lisbon. If you want your event to take place in the hotel where your guests are staying, we recommend the Tivoli Lisboa or the Lisbon Marriott Hotel. If you are organizing a smaller event but want to give it a prestigious character, book your rooms at the Olissippo Lapa Palace or at the Pestana Palace in Lisbon.


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7. Metz


Metz has always been a perfect destination for congresses. Its new Robert Schuman Congress Center gives this town a new dimension.Metz is famous for its quality welcome; It is dynamic, innovative and cultural with the Pompidou Museum.


Numerous investors choose Metz ; it is within easy reach from Luxemburg, Belgium, Germany or England, Metz is the ideal destination for your event. It has a  large cheap hotels offer close to its congress center.


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8. Milan


The MiCO "Milano Congressi" is the largest convention center in Europe. The place is ideal for the most important events. This building with ultra modern architecture is perfect for the image of your company and your event.


Milan is a  worldwide famous city; it is visited by millions of travellers. It is  safe and the climate is pleasant. It  will delight your guests and speakers who will enjoy the many activities in Milan. Book your hotel in Milan and make it the destination for your event.


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9. Berlin


Germany is the most powerful country in Europe with some of the largest companies in the world. Audi, BMW, Bosch, Continental, Nivea, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, the biggest brands organize their events in Berlin in a secure environment, a good connection to the whole world thanks to its important airport and  high quality hotels.


We especially recommend the Radisson Blu Hotel located in the city center on Alexanderplatz or the Estrel Berlin, which is the most important conference hotel of the German capital. 


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10. Luxembourg-City


Luxembourg is in the center of Europe and is an important hub for European economy. For very large events book your conference room at the Luxembourg Congress. For medium-sized events there are very good facilities in the hotels such as the DoubleTree by Hilton.


Book your hotel at the best price and your activities in Luxembourg City for a perfect event.


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11. Madrid


The capital of Spain welcomes the biggest European events every year. Madrid offers a very good infrastructure like IFEMA but also very good hotels to host your event such as The Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel, The Eurostars Madrid Tower or the NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding.


Make your own choice in our offer of the best hotels in Madrid and book the best tours and activities in Madrid to entertain your guests and speakers.


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12. San Sebastian


San Sebastian is a sparkling city. It is famous for its gastronomy and wonderful landscapes. "Kursaal", its Congress Center, is the ideal place to celebrate any type of event. It enjoys a priviliged location facing the sea.


Book your hotel at the best price for you and your guests in San Sebastian and make your choice from our selection of the tours and activities in San Sebastian.


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13. Vienna


Vienna is a city that is experiencing growing success year after year. It is one of European travellers’ best destination.The "Austria Center Vienna" and the "Messe Wien" are big conference centers. 


If your event is of medium size we invite you to organize it in one of the many hotels in Vienna such as The Bristol Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, The Vienna Marriott Hotel or the Hansen Kempinski Palace Vienna. Take your pick from the biggest hotel offer in Vienna and book your tours and activities in Vienna and your hotel at the best price.


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14. Paris


Paris is the center of the world. It is famous not only because it is romantic, it is also an important center of power and business. The Palais des Congrès of Paris hosts the biggest events and the many large hotels of the French capital can also host your events and host your guests.


We recommend the Paris Marriot Rive Gauche Hotel and the Renaissance Paris The Parc Trocadéro Hotel for their ideal location. If you want to be at the heart of the business center, book a room at the Sofitel Paris La Défense.


If you want to organize your event in the posh districts of Paris, book The Westin Paris Vendôme. Discover all the hotels at the best prices with the best things to do like cruising on the Seine and take advantage of the charms of this destination.


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15. Krakow


Krakow is an ideal destination with state-of-the-art congress centers such as the Krakow Congress Center, the perfect place for big events ; the rooms are  modular, chic, modern or traditional. There are also dozens of hotels close to the conference center ; we recommend the Park Inn by Radisson as well as the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel. Select your hotel for your event at the best price as well as your activities in Krakow to thank your speakers and make your event a unique moment.


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16. Porto


Porto is an incredible city, an unbeaten city, a destination that offers you history, architecture, gastronomy. Porto is an open-minded city, “San Francisco in Europe” where many start-ups were born.


The Porto Congress Center, Alfandega Congress Center Porto, is regarded as one of the best in Europe. The hotels of Porto will offer you high quality services at affordable prices. The inhabitants of Porto, in addition to being extremely polite, generous and welcoming, are also very good in English, French, Spanish and of course in Portuguese, a magnificent language.


Porto Airport has international connections; it is one of the most beautiful airports in Europe. For major events we advise you to book  the Congress Center of Porto. If you wish to organize a medium-sized event in a prestigious setting you could  book The Yeatman Hotel located in the historical district of the wine cellars of Porto. The hotel has  magnificent views of the city. For those who love culture and architecture you could book the Serralves Foundation or the Palacio da Bolsa in the historic center of Porto. Book your hotel at the best price in Porto and offer your speakers and guests activities in the city like a cruise on the Douro.


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17. Zaragoza


Zaragoza is an important destination for the world's biggest conferences. Ideally located this destination offers high quality facilities and hotels to host your event. For the biggest events we advise you to book near the "Expo Zaragoza". For medium-sized events, you can enjoy the meeting and conference rooms  of  hotels in Zaragoza. Select your hotel at the best price and gently prepare your event.


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18. Mons


Mons is a city on a human scale ; it is located at the crossroads of Europe near France, England, the Netherlands and Germany. It has benefited from a major renovation and bold architectural projects. Mons is dynamic, it benefits from innovative management and its influence extends far beyond the borders of Belgium.


You can organize your event in a hotel, for example by booking at the Congres Hotel Van Der Valk Mons. For bigger events we advise you to book  your rooms at the "MICX - Mons International Congress Experience". Check out all available hotels in Mons for your event.


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19. Marseille


Marseille is a city in motion ; the renovation of the historic center and the creation of important museums are demonstrations of its dynamism. If you want to add a value to your event, we advise you to organize it at the Palais des Congrès, (more than 7000m2).


Have a look at our hotels offers at affordable prices in Marseille and book the best activities for your guests in this historical city.



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