Getting married in Lucca Italy: the Renaissance splendor of the best wedding locations in Lucca
Couples choosing Lucca for their wedding in Tuscany will discover a precious gem encased with its famous walls which for 4 kilometers gird the old centre of the city under the shadow of tall trees and charming gardens. It looks like walking through a park that goes in a circle for miles.
Lucca offers plenty of options in town and surroundings for a truly genuine Tuscan wedding.
Civil weddings in Lucca Italy are celebrated in the magnificent Palazzo Orsetti in the city center and in plenty of luxury historical villas and countryside wedding venues near Lucca those are also available for a fantastic reception and party.
You can find the full list of locations at Comune di Lucca website (the website is only in Italian).
Catholic ceremonies cannot be hosted in Lucca because of an adverse decision taken by the local Catholic authority.
Romeo and Juliet, wedding planner Lucca, designs destination weddings in the most beautiful venues in Lucca and surrounding. Here below please explore a limited selection of our favorite locations.
Lucca is a special, undiscovered jewel, rich in a sophisticated and romantic atmosphere.
Lucca is a town of Etruscan and Roman origins but its current fabulous architecture was designed in the XIV century, a period of rich splendor that enriched the city center with many magnificent palaces and gardens; luxury buildings and towers are still today a sign of the prosperity the town enjoyed in that period.
At the end of the XVIII century, Lucca was under the power of Napoleon and it became a principality under the guide of Elisa Baciocchi, the emperor's sister.
In 1817 Lucca passed under the rule of Borbone-Parma, in 1847 the town was annexed to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and around 1861 to the reign of Italy.
Walking among the narrow streets and picturesque piazzas of its historical center you can discover the magic of this medieval town, its magnificent and luxurious buildings and towers and its wonderful churches like the Cathedral or the ancient san Frediano.
The Via Fillungo is lined with rich jewelry stores and boutique and for a break from shopping we suggest you a cappuccino at Antico Caffe' di Simo one of the oldest café' in Lucca.
One of the attractions are the three hundred villas concealed in the green of the surrounding hills, many of them built in the 16th century. They offer stunning settings for a truly elegant wedding in Lucca.