Your destination wedding on Lake Maggiore; Discover the belle-époque atmosphere of the Italian Lakes!
On the borders of Piedmont, Lombardy and Switzerland, Lago Maggiore is the second-largest Italian lake, after Garda. Most of the lake lies in Italian territory, solely the foremost northerly finish is within Switzerland borders.
Mild climate with lush vegetation, jagged snow-capped mountain ranges, gentle wooded hills, spectacular lake settings and wild nature reserves combine with man-made architectural and horticultural treasures. It is rare to seek out such a spread of landscapes in such atiny low region however Lake Maggiore has it all.
Nestled in the majestic Alps of Northern Italy, Lake Maggiore weddings are embellished by the breathtakingly lovely backdrop of this beautiful region.
The most magical destinations are the 3 Borromean Islands, Isola Madre, Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori which, like a fleet of elegant vessels, lies near Stresa with its many elegant and luxurious hotels.
A bit up North the charming lakeside town of Verbania with the exclusive villas and gorgeous gardens and the Castles of Cannero, island outpost of the Mazzarditi Brothers, infamous pirates of the Verbano.
Plenty of exclusive Lake Maggiore wedding venues punctuate the coastline like for example the imposing Medieval Rocca di Angera fortress or the Monastery of Santa Caterina clinging to the rocky cliff.
Lago Maggiore will astonish you with its romantic restaurants with lovely terraces overlooking the lake where you can arrange a delicious banquet tasting the local fresh fish, handmade delicious pasta, and the renowned local wine (e.g. Fara, Sizzano, Boca, Ghemme).
Civil weddings on Lake Maggiore can be celebrated in historical palaces, private villas, rooftop terraces, elegant halls, historical castles and many other splendid settings.
Colourful Baroque churches, elegant Renaissance churches and intimate countryside chapels are available for Catholic and Protestant blessings.
And for your wedding reception and party you are spoiled for choice; luxury hotels in Stresa, delightful hotels and restaurants on Fishermen island, historical villas along the coast and fairy-tale castles overlooking the lake. Explore the magic of a Lake Maggiore wedding in this romantic photo shooting.
Although this part of Italy seems like a little bit of heaven remote from the rest of the world, actually Milan is a little over an hour and the international airport Malpensa is no more than a 30-minute drive.
In the next sections you can find a selection of our vast catalogue of the best wedding venues in Lago Maggiore; do not hesitate to get in touch to discover more about our offer for your fabulous destination wedding Lake Maggiore.