Thinking about getting married in Italy? Felicitazioni! Italy is a sound choice for many couples around the world who are looking to tie the knot abroad: beautiful weather (almost) always guaranteed, great wines and food, an amazing Mediterranean atmosphere and affordable plane tickets for your guests… And of course, the pictures are always amazing.
Wedding Venues with Water View
WEDDING AT ABBAZIA LA CERVARA, PORTOFINO
Abbazia La Cervara is an elegantly restored abbey in Portofino, one of the most exclusive towns of the Italian Riviera. Situated on a sheer cliff, it boasts an amazing Renaissance Italian-style garden on two levels, connected by lush wisteria pergolas, Gardenia flower terraces, and citrus groves.
It is an ideal venue for an elegant, refined wedding celebration for the lovers of history, fine art, unforgettable views. Conveniently featuring 11 suites, you and your closest family and friends can enjoy a top-class stay at La Cervara. Large weddings can be hosted easily in the location, as a beautiful hall can host up to 250 guests.
WEDDING AT GRAND HOTEL TREMEZZO, LAKE COMO
The Grand Hotel Tremezzo is one of the best five-stars hotels on Lake Como. It is considered as a “landmark of well living” by many regular customers who fell in love with its first-class services and sophisticated mix of classical architecture, antique and modern art pieces displayed in the beautiful rooms and common areas.
The beautiful lush garden, the amazing lake views, and the stunning Winter Garden are an ideal backdrop for intimate ceremonies and dinner receptions respectively.
WEDDING AT VILLA SOLA CABIATI, LAKE COMO
Villa Sola Cabiati is an aristocratic gem, considered one of Lake Como’s most magnificent estates. Staying in this prestigious villa with your family, you will feel like a Duke and Duchess reliving the decadent history of the Lake.
Fairytale weddings do come true here, arriving by boat to the private dock, enjoying a sunset cocktail and dinner in the hand-painted fresco halls or under the stars. It seems like the greatest artists were brought in the villa to embellish the balconies, halls, and rooms with elaborate baroque stuccoes and frescoes for you to have the most amazing wedding pictures in the interiors.
WEDDING AT VILLA PIZZO, LAKE COMO
Villa Pizzo is an enchanting privately owned villa on the shores of Lake Como: a perfect setting for an exclusive event. Its extensive gardens, rich in flowers, overlooking the lake together with the beautiful frescoed interior halls make it one of the most unique lakeside venues in Italy.
Blessed with enchanting corners, tree-lined paths, exuberant vegetation, baroque fountains and scenic views of the lake, it is a refined location for a dream wedding.
WEDDING AT VILLA CIMBRONE, RAVELLO
Villa Cimbrone is one of the most magical and prestigious villa hotels in Italy with breathtaking gardens and an Infinity terrace that is worth a visit.
This exclusive and refined 18th-century Villa with its incredible Italian gardens overlooking the Amalfi Coast boasts a refined five-star hotel with 19 delightful rooms, a Michelin starred restaurant and many impressive areas for your wedding, including a panoramic terrace with the best sea views in Italy. It can host events with up to 150 people, even in the (unlikely!) case of bad weather.
WEDDING AT BELMOND HOTEL CARUSO, RAVELLO
An impressive five-star luxury hotel located in the heart of Ravello, Belmond Hotel Caruso is definitely one of the most prestigious hotels in Southern Italy. It can host an outdoor wedding ceremony and reception in their panoramic gardens with spectacular sea views and offers a breathtaking range of possibility for accommodation with its 50 spacious rooms and suites, each with its style, most with sea views and terrace, and many with private garden.
WEDDING AT VILLA TREVILLE, POSITANO
Villa Treville is a unique, boutique hideaway set within a spectacular cliffside estate overlooking the clear blue waters of Positano. The villa offers a private guest experience that is intimate and discreet with the highest level of service and exclusive access to premium facilities. This private Eden is comprised of four villas of meticulous detail directly facing Positano, surrounded by lush gardens of bougainvillea, pine trees, and ancient tropical plants.
Its spectacular terraces overlooking the Amalfi Coast of the Mediterranean Sea can serve as an ideal venue for a romantic symbolic ceremony. The beautiful restaurant can host up to 70 guests for an unforgettable wedding reception.
WEDDING AT MASSERIA SAN DOMENICO, PUGLIA
Set amongst ancient olive groves in 150 acres of grounds, Masseria San Domenico is a luxuriously styled, five-star hotel on the southern Apulian coast.
Providing a truly unique location for a glamorous wedding, Masseria San Domenico is available for exclusive let (from 2 to 3 nights, on request only). Your guests will stay in the 40 beautiful rooms and suites of the Masseria and will have the chance to indulge in Spa-Thalasso treatments, golf sessions in the nearby golf club and lots of sunbathing in the exclusive beach club of the estate.
WEDDING AT TONNARA DI SCOPELLO, SICILY
The Tonnara di Scopello, nestled in a bay of incomparable beauty, is protected by two medieval towers that watch from above and is sheltered from the sea by two majestic stacks. This monumental complex overlooking the crystalline water faithfully preserves the ancient history of the Sicilian sea. The 14-room property used to be an old fisherman’s apartment and manor house, and the space is simple but beautiful: when you pay a visit you feel like you are embracing every aspect of the Sicilian culture.
The Tonnara di Scopello in its beautiful natural setting is a dramatic, rustic location, ideal to celebrate exclusive events with up to 80 guests.
Countryside Wedding Venues
WEDDING AT BORGO SANTO PIETRO, TUSCANY
Borgo Santo Pietro is one of the most idyllic places in Tuscany. It is a five-star boutique hotel located in the very heart of the Tuscan countryside near the medieval city of Siena.
A few kilometers away you will find the mystical abbey ruins of San Galgano and the round church of Montesiepi which houses the famous ‘sword in the stone’, where civil and Catholic ceremonies can be organized respectively.
Featuring 21 rooms that must be booked in exclusive use, Borgo Santo Pietro offers an exceptional location for weddings ranging from intimate occasions to larger celebrations up to 100 guests.
WEDDING AT BORGO STOMENNANO, SIENA
Borgo Stomennano is one of the finest and best-preserved authentic “borgos” (tiny villages) in Tuscany, located only 15/20 minutes away from Siena and immersed in a relaxing landscape. The noble main villa, the typical Tuscan country houses where your guests can stay, the perfectly manicured gardens and the amazing pool area make this venue one of the best and most requested wedding venues in Italy.
WEDDING AT BORGO FINOCCHIETO, TUSCANY
Borgo Finocchieto is a beautiful medieval restored village located on six acres of hilltop grounds.
The five village houses of the Borgo allow wedding parties the privacy of having the entire property to themselves, with room for up to 44 guests on site. If you are looking for a historic property, with modern luxuries, refined decor, spectacular views, and exceptionally warm and personal staff, Borgo Finocchieto is the ideal wedding venue for your Tuscan wedding!
WEDDING AT CASTELLO DI VICARELLO, TUSCANY
Castello di Vicarello is located in the southern part of Tuscany on the gentle hills of Val d'Orcia, easy to reach from the airports of Florence and Rome. This medieval castle built on the Tuscan hills has been tastefully restored and offers accommodation in 9 suites.
The warm tones of the castle walls are surrounded by a colorful garden and green rolling hills.
This secluded location is ideal for small groups looking for an intimate wedding celebration, or for larger groups, as the main garden is very spacious and can accommodate a dancing floor and large tents or marquees.
WEDDING AT CASTIGLION DEL BOSCO, TUSCANY
Castiglion del Bosco is one of the most exclusive estates in Italy, it comprises ancient castle ruins, a medieval church, and the Borgo, a historic village that now forms the heart of the resort.
They have 23 suites and 11 gorgeous villas, for a total of 70 rooms.
The Villa at Castiglion del Bosco can be the setting of an unforgettable symbolic ceremony that can take place in a verdant garden overlooking the ruins of the medieval castle, in the historic church that can be found in the premises, or in a suggestive inner hall. The paved road that crosses the Borgo is ideal for the cocktail or a casual dinner, while the Restaurant, with a large terrace overlooking the breathtaking panorama of Montalcino and Val d’Orcia, is the perfect location for a memorable dinner.
WEDDING AT CONTI DI SAN BONIFACIO, TUSCANY
Conti di San Bonifacio is an intimate and refined 5-star property with gorgeous views on the vineyards, a country-chic gem for all the wine lovers. It boasts dramatic views overlooking Tuscany that seduce the senses, from sight to taste. With a total of 7 double rooms, the estate embodies the essence of the Tuscany hospitality and lifestyle, rooted in the love for the simple things, just like a glass of good wine.
Conti di San Bonifacio offers a laid-back and intimate wedding experience, set within natural beauties such as vineyards and olive tree groves. The location offers its best with small wedding celebrations, with up to 80 guests.
WEDDING AT IL BORRO RELAIS, TUSCANY
Il Borro Relais is the hamlet of the Ferragamo family, perfect for big groups that want to stay all together and spend a fun and relaxing holiday. The Relais is an ideal blend of tradition and luxury in the picturesque setting of the Tuscan countryside. The property can offer several kinds of accommodation among the enchanting suites in the Medieval village, the historical Villa Il Borro, and some farmhouses and deluxe Villas scattered in the range of 2 miles around the main Villa, for a total capacity of up to 149 guests.
The beautiful Italian Gardens, the Villa terrace with views over the little village, the Borgo, and the square of the Borgo itself offers enchanting spaces for the most idyllic wedding.
WEDDING AT BELMOND VILLA SAN MICHELE, FLORENCE
Villa San Michele is a magical villa hotel nestled in the hills of Fiesole, with breath-taking views across Florence and the Arno Valley, yet just 10 minutes from the center of Florence by frequent shuttle. We cannot think of a more charming setting for an Italian wedding than an old Monastery designed by Michelangelo and then beautifully converted to a top-class hotel. Unique spaces include enchanting terraced Italian gardens, a unique rose garden, a beautiful historic church, the charming 15th-century Cenacolo room, or the refined La Loggia restaurant. The hotel offers 45 beautiful rooms and suites that can be rented in exclusivity.
WEDDING AT VILLA CETINALE, TUSCANY
The magnificent Villa Cetinale is located close to the celebrated, historic city of Siena and the two typical Tuscan towns Volterra and San Gimignano. Rightfully considered by many the most beautiful private villa of Tuscany, Villa Cetinale offers beautiful architecture (with one of the most dramatic staircases you can see), Baroque art, perfect gardens, a luxury and almost “solemn” feel. staying in one of the 12 rooms of the villa, you will feel like one of the royalties and VIPs (politicians, clergymen) who once resided on the grounds of the estate.
Villa Cetinale has been perfectly restored to the highest standard offering modern amenities combined with exceptional service provided by the full-time staff. The magnificent garden and the villa's chapel in front of the main house provide fabulous scenery for an unforgettable, intimate wedding.
WEDDING AT LA FOCE, TUSCANY
A 15th-century restored beautiful Villa and estate, La Foce lies on the Tuscan hills, allowing its guests to easily reach renaissance and medieval gems such as Siena, Perugia, and Assisi.
Symbolic ceremonies can be celebrated in the impressive gardens of the Villa. The celebrations will then continue with a romantic dinner al fresco for up to 140 people, under a large linden tree in the courtyard.
La Foce offers accommodation for up to 24 people in the Villa and up to 24 more within the property.
WEDDING AT VILLA LE FONTANELLE, FLORENCE
One of the most beautiful venues for an unforgettable destination wedding in Florence, Villa Le Fontanelle is an exclusive private villa with 6 beautiful suites, a spectacular view over the city of Florence, and the services of a high-level hotel. Blessed with a romantic and intimate garden, two wide panoramic terraces facing a stunning view of Florence, and an elegant inside hall, it is a perfect private retreat for an exclusive wedding in Italy with up to 80 guests.
WEDDING AT VILLA DI LILLIANO, FLORENCE
The prestigious Villa di Lilliano, located south of Florence, is a private 11th-century Medicean Villa with its small chapel, a large granary, two courtyards, a limonaia, a large terrace, a panoramic garden and a beautiful terraced park that offers an amazing backdrop for an exclusive wedding day.
Villa di Lilliano offers the opportunity to celebrate your love in a stunning Tuscan atmosphere that will make you live a piece of history.
The great number of options available allow you to tailor your wedding celebrations to your needs, be it a multiple-days feast with most of your guests staying in the property in the 5 suites of the villa and the 5 independent villas nearby, or a wedding where your guests will come from the city center and be carried away by the beauty of the scenery. The numerous spaces available make it an ideal venue for intimate as well as large weddings with 150 guests.
WEDDING AT VILLA DI MAIANO, FLORENCE
Villa di Maiano is an enchanting countryside villa located only 15 minutes' drive from the historical center of Florence, immersed in the lush green of the hills overlooking the city. With its beautiful panoramic garden, refined Italian Gardens, fabulous indoor halls rich in history and charm, Villa di Maiano is the ideal setting for an elegant wedding celebration. The main banquet hall can host up to 110 guests, while outside there is plenty of space to set up a marquee. The amazing views on the olive tree grove and the city of Florence complete the venue, making it an ideal location for exclusive events.
WEDDING AT MASSERIA TORRE COCCARO, PUGLIA
Masseria Torre Coccaro is a luxury yet traditional resort from the 16th century with amazing rooms and suites immersed in the natural Apulian countryside. The hotel is home to a range of event spaces suitable for your wedding day celebrations, from the old courtyard Piazza of the Masseria, the Olive Mill Hall, to the restaurant in the old vaulted stables, or by the pool.
Their private beach club is at a few minutes’ drive from the Masseria and is a paradise for beach lovers: it is considered one of the best beach clubs in the Mediterranean. In the estate, you can also find a chapel dating to 1730, a golf club and even a spa.
WEDDING AT MASSERIA PETTOLECCHIA, PUGLIA
Masseria Pettolecchia La Residenza is a private high-end property in the heart of Puglia, between Fasano and Savelletri. The Masseria has been recently renovated and completely refurbished to the highest level of luxury. The Villa offers 5 suites on 2 floors set in a large property with panoramic terraces and a large pool, complemented by a beautiful setting: overlooking a panorama of olive trees as far as the eye can see towards the sea. Available exclusively for weekly rentals, this luxury villa is fully serviced with dedicated staff, including a butler and daily housekeeping services.
If you are looking for an intimate and authentic celebration, Masseria Pettolecchia is the right wedding venue for you. The property boasts a park stretching for 8 hectares, featuring gorgeous spots where it is possible to perform a symbolic ceremony or to build a marquee to organize the most exclusive gala dinner.
Wedding Venues in Historical Cities
WEDDING AT BELMOND HOTEL CIPRIANI, VENICE
Belmond Hotel Cipriani is a modern luxury retreat within the city of Venice. Located on a small island just across Saint Marks’ square, it provides the privacy of exquisitely manicured gardens and vineyards, a laid-back yet exclusive atmosphere, and the refined service and gastronomy which are part of Belmond standards.
Couples will enjoy an unforgettable alfresco ball on the Fondamenta, overlooking St Mark's Square, or host a grand feast in the beautiful Longhi Ballroom.
WEDDING AT PALAZZO PISANI MORETTA, VENICE
Palazzo Pisani Moretta is an authentic 15th-century Venetian Palace situated along the Grand Canal.
Its ground, first and second floors have several spacious Baroque halls, decorated by the most outstanding Venetian artists of the 18th Century. For this reason, this Palazzo is recommended to couples with a large number of guests.
WEDDING AT VILLA AURELIA, ROME
Villa Aurelia is a beautiful Baroque Villa set in an elegant park on the highest point within the walls of Rome, and therefore blessed with stunning views of the Eternal City.
The Garden makes an enchanting setting for the aperitif or ceremony, and the elegant Noble floor is ideal for a romantic dinner reception, with dancing following in the Aurelia hall with an impressive terrace overlooking the city.
WEDDING AT VILLA LA VEDETTA, FLORENCE
Villa La Vedetta is an elegant luxury villa hotel in Florence, with the most enchanting views of the city, within walking distance from Piazzale Michelangelo and only a few minutes' drive from Florence's most important monuments. From the panoramic terrace, the Duomo will look so close, you will feel like you can touch it.
Villa La Vedetta in Florence is a wonderful Neo-Renaissance Villa, converted into a luxurious five-star boutique hotel with only 18 rooms. This venue, with its limited number of rooms, is a special place where to relax and enjoy a pleasant atmosphere, still being in the middle of one of the most fascinating cities in the world!
The venue is surrounded by its own private park with a nice Italian garden and a panoramic pool. Excellent interior decors and modern facilities complete this little jewel.
WEDDING AT VILLA GAMBERAIA, FLORENCE
Villa Gamberaia is a historic villa dating back to the 17th century and it is renowned for its verdant gardens. The villa is perched on a hill above the city of Florence, at only twenty minutes by car from the center of Florence. Perfectly trimmed hedges, endless rows of trees, stunning fountains: no wonder why the famous gardens of the villa have been studied and imitated, painted and photographed by generations of garden lovers and landscape architects and are considered one of the finest examples of THE idyllic Italian landscape.
The property also offers accommodation for 40 people within the villa and surrounding luxury apartments, thus providing a great self-catering accommodation option for those couples who prefer to have a large part of their guests stay with them.