For any art's lover Florence weddings are more than a dream.
Surrounded by the lush wine-growing hills of Chianti, the city of Florence is one of the most glorious Renaissance cities, steeped in breathtaking architecture and magnificent works of art; therefore if you are planning of getting married in Tuscany why not consider its most sparkling jewel ?
This enchanting city boasts plenty of stunning locations for civil ceremonies, treasure-crammed Churches, luxury hotels with the highest standard,fine historical villas and Medieval castles; so many wonders that not surprisingly the most lavish celebrity events in Italy have been celebrated here.
A destination wedding in Florence, in fact, is a longstanding pick for events with the glitz and glam of the VIP world. David Bowie led the way back in 1992 when he got married in Florence with the supermodel Iman Abdulmajid.
In the following years many celebrities tied the knot in Florence and likely the most glamorous wedding in Florence was celebrated in 2014 by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West; Andrea Bocelli performed as Kim walked down the aisle towards the fabulous 20ft high white flower wall and her groom.
Theo Walcott, the British footballer, celebrated his Florence castle wedding and the son of ink magnate Maurice Amon booked an entire theather (Teatro La Pergola).
But likely Florentine won't forget soon the extraordinary Indian wedding in Florence celebrated in 2015 by Rohan Mehta and Roshni Khan and took place in various public and private venues in the city center. The couple even wanted an elephant but the Town Hall declined this request.
Weddings in Florence Italy are tightly connected with the beauty of its splendid scenery and architecture. As said by UNESCO, 30% of the world's most important works of art are here and the city itself is an architectural jewel. The Duomo, the Baptistry, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio.. mentioning all the countless important monuments and works of artistic attraction is impossible.
The extraordinary beauty of Firenze is tightly connected with the Medici family that dominated it in the XV Century. The family liked to flaunt its wealth, and money was poured into the patronage of the arts, as Florence became a home to artists, sculptors, architects and musicians like Michelangelo, Donatello, Brunelleschi , Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. Under this Signoria, the town gained great masterpieces and become the most important European centre of Renaissance culture.
If you wander hand by hand around the ancient streets and piazzas you'll discover its treasure-crammed churches, its striking buildings and its romantic atmosphere; a magnificent backdrop for Florence weddings. And for a sight of the skyline of the city just reach the elegant Piazzale Michelangelo or a bit further Fiesole a charming hill punctuated by vineyards, olive trees and charming castles.
Explore in the next sections our vast catalogue of spectacular wedding venues in Florence Italy, and if you are thinking of getting married in Florence, do not hesitate to get in touch and discover more about Romeo and Juliet, the leading wedding planner in Florence.