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Romeo and Juliet, ultimate selection, of the best Italian wedding venues for 2021

Like every year, here we are with the new Romeo and Juliet’s list of the most beautiful wedding venues in Italy. Our planners have updated our annual selection with some dream locations that you will surely love too.

From North to South, to celebrate your wedding in style, these are the most amazing places in Italy for your wedding reception: sparkling on the sea, suspended between the hills, in a fairy-tale castle, or on a cosmopolitan metropolitan terrace.

To say and testify your "Yes I do" immersed in an enchanted garden, with a horizon overlooking the sea, in a completely frescoed room or among the rooms of mansions and castles that have overwhelming secular stories to tell.

More than 20 locations to take your breath away, to celebrate your wedding like a celebrity to the rhythm of the Dolce Vita; not only Italian luxury wedding locations among the finest but also countryside venues and one-of-a-kind location that will be a source of inspiration.

All united by a unique and typically Italian beauty, a fantastic scenario and an essential wow effect for a truly special wedding in Italy.

 

VILLA ERBA LAKE COMO WEDDING

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Celebrating your wedding at Villa Erba is like diving back into the nineteenth-century atmosphere of one of the most exclusive villas on Lake Como, once the summer residence of the Italian director Luchino Visconti family.

The open spaces develop around the elegant foyer with the terraces facing the lake and the park with the beautiful gardens; a decidedly suggestive setting for a refined event.

Ceremony
Symbolic and religious ceremonies can be celebrated in the splendid park or in the large terrace by the lake.

Reception and Banquet
In the summer, the terraces facing the lake are a decidedly suggestive setting for buffets or placé dinners. The spaces can accommodate from intimate receptions to large events. The lake view rooms are open for banquets and the splendid foyer is available for music and dance, all ideal for groups of up to 250 people

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for a refined, impeccable grand wedding venue.

We love it because
The captivating beauty of a grand mansion surrounded by impeccable gardens and a splendid lake view; the quintessence of a luxury wedding in Lake Como.

 

VILLA DEL BALBIANELLO LAKE COMO WEDDING

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On an unspoiled peninsula from which you can enjoy enchanted views of Lake Como, Villa del Balbianello elegantly overlooks a wide panorama that makes it one of the most scenic mansion on the lake.

A path that ranges between daring prunings and romantic views, avenues flanked by statues, panoramic terraces and copious blooms, which culminate in the splendid eighteenth-century Loggia,

Ceremony
Symbolic, Civil and Religious ceremonies can take place on the lakefront terrace, in the enchanted garden or in the most striking setting you can dream of, a breathtaking arched Loggia elegantly set on the highest point of the garden.

Reception and Banquet
Intimate dinners can be arranged in the spectacular Loggia; for bigger numbers up to 100 guests the elegant Loggia Segrè with full wall windows in the loftiest area of the villa. For larger numbers dinner can take place in the lakefront garden.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for romance and a fairytale and refined atmosphere.

We love it because
We value Villa del Balbianello as the most incredible wedding venue in Lake Como and among our top 5 Italy wedding venues.

 

VILLA BALBIANO LUXURY LAKE COMO WEDDING

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Celebrated by Harpers Bazaar and Vogue US, Villa Balbiano is among the most prestigious places on Lake Como.

A location of a thousand and one nights dating back to the sixteenth century: a historic villa overlooking the lake that in a few years has become one of the most popular venues for luxury destination weddings on Lake Como.

A precious jewel set on the lake and surrounded by a sumptuous garden, a private dock, and an outdoor swimming pool. The interiors reflect the beauty of the outdoor spaces and are enriched with precious art objects, furniture from past centuries, and spectacular seventeenth-century frescoes.

Villa Balbiano houses 6 luxurious suites in the main palace, each individually designed by the renowned interior decorator Jacques Garcia. The annex can accommodate up to another 18 people.

Ceremony and Reception
The fabulous gardens and terraces by the lake offer plenty of exquisite options for your wedding ceremony and reception in Lake Como. The rectangular lawn surrounded by cypresses facing the main façade of the villa is a suggestive setting for an impeccable wedding ceremony.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for utmost class and an exclusive and refined setting.

We love it because
It represents at its best the Italian opulence on Lake Como.

 

ISOLA DEL GARDA LUXURY WEDDINGS LAKE GARDA

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Located on the west side of Lake Garda, Isola del Garda (Garda Island) is the most stunning and magical wedding venue on Lake Garda. The extraordinary Venetian neo-Gothic style Villa, designed by the architect Luigi Rovelli in the early 1900s, is rich in surprising architectural details culminating in the spectacular loggia overlooking the lake. At its foot terraces and Italian gardens slope down to the lake.

All around the vegetation is luxuriant and intact, rich in local, exotic plants, rare essences and unique flowers: an extraordinary location for a fairytale wedding on Lake Garda.

Ceremony
With its breathtaking views, the historical Loggia located in the ancient Venetian tower of the palace is the perfect location for a symbolic, religious, or civil ceremony for up to 100 people seated.

Reception and Banquet
Wedding dinner can take place in the historical Loggia (for up to 80 guests), in the immaculate gardens surrounded the villa, or in the elegant indoor banquet halls.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for utmost class and an exclusive and refined setting.

We love it because
We value Garda Island as the most incredible wedding venue in Lake Garda and among our top 5 Italy wedding venues.

 

WEDDINGS AT ROCCA DI ANGERA LAKE MAGGIORE

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Likely the best-preserved fortresses in the whole of Lake Maggiore, La Rocca di Angera stands imposing on a rocky spur that dominates the southern shore of Lake Maggiore.

A place out of time where you can still breathe the magic of a fairy tale set in a Medieval castle: the towers, the crenelated walls, the evocative internal courtyard, the refined frescoed rooms and the medieval garden make this castle the most suggestive Lake Maggiore wedding venue. Ceremony
Our favourite options are the garden outside the castle and the large panoramic terrace; both boast a splendid lake view.

Reception and Banquet
The large Panoramic Terrace, overlooking the shore of Lake Maggiore, can accommodate up to 300 people comfortably seated. The internal halls will welcome you with all their grandeur and beauty: the capacity is 400 seated guests divided among the splendid Hall of Justice, decorated with a famous cycle of fourteenth-century frescoes, the Hall of ceremonies, the Hall of San Carlo, the Hall of Buon Romano and the panoramic Hall of Fasti Borromeo.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for the romance and fairytale atmosphere of a dramatic Medieval castle.

We love it because
It is the most beautiful wedding castle in the Italian Lakes.

 

LUXURY WEDDING AT LA CERVARA ITALIAN RIVIERA

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The past as a Benedictine abbey, evident in the sixteenth-century church and cloister, and the extraordinary Italian garden overlooking the Gulf of Portofino are a vision that is difficult to forget.

Abbazia La Cervara, whose history dates back to 1361 is one of the most exclusive celebrity wedding venues in the Italian Riviera and entire Italy.

Ceremony
The amazing Portofino terrace facing the gulf is our favourite place for a symbolic or religious ceremony.

Reception and Banquet
Plenty of amazing options able to accommodate 200 people; you can welcome the guests on the Cloister then moving to one of the terraces for the cocktail, and eventually in the Gardenia Garden or the Agrumeto for a place dinner. The elegant indoor hall is a splendid back-up option.

Absolutely suggested for
Seaview lovers looking for a top location with a fairytale atmosphere.

We love it because
The excellence of Italian architecture, style and natural beauty at its best.
We value La Cervara as the most incredible wedding venue in the Italian Riviera and among our top 5 Italy wedding venues.

 

WEDDING AT VILLA DURAZZO ITALIAN RIVIERA

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As the most splendid historic residence that stands out in the center of Santa Margherita Ligure, Villa Durazzo is an ideal location for an unforgettable and refined wedding reception.

The splendid internal halls with frescoed ceilings are spaces of great magic and charm that will envelop your reception in an exclusive atmosphere as well as the spectacular outdoor gardens and terraces with sea view.

Ceremony
Civil and symbolic ceremonies can be celebrated outdoor on a terrace overlooking the sea or in the little square decorated with a splendid cobblestone in the style of risseu, the typical, black and white mosaic of stones from the Italian Riviera. This spot faces the stunning park enriched by statues, fountains, planters and charming paths.
Just outside the villa, the Church of San Giacomo, cozy and elegant, is the ideal location for a romantic Catholic wedding.

Reception and Banquet
The large terrace overlooking the extraordinary garden is the most popular location for a wedding banquet and party; for plan B you can choose among the various elegant halls inside the villa.

Absolutely suggested for
For sea lovers who are looking for a precious, historical venue

We love it because
Splendid gardens, noble frescoed interiors and many elegant hotels available at walking distance. Villa Durazzo ticks all boxes.

 

SORRENTO WEDDING AT BELLEVUE SYRENE

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In Sorrento, nestled among the rocks, in one of the most beautiful settings in the world, Hotel Bellevue Syrene offers a spectacular view of the Gulf of Naples. Built on an ancient Pompeian villa, this exquisite luxury hotel is structured on terraces overlooking the sea and its postcard view of Vesuvius in the background gives unforgettable sunsets and photos.

Ceremony and Reception
Wedding ceremonies and receptions are set in the stunning "Villa Pompeiana" terrace overlooking the Gulf of Naples that will give you a dream atmosphere. The terrace has a colonnade and two internal rooms, in perfect Pompeian style.
From here you can enjoy an exceptional view over the crystalline waters of the Sorrento coast.

Absolutely suggested for
Seaside lovers looking for a glamorous and romantic venue with the highest standard of a luxury wedding hotel.

We love it because
Villa Pompeiana combines splendid architecture and one of the best scenery you can enjoy on Amalfi Coast.

 

RELAIS BLU SORRENTO WEDDING

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A boutique hotel de charme with the most romantic view over the Amalfi Coast sea and Capri island.

The privileged position, the roof terraces with a splendid 360 ° panorama, the dreamy infinity pool and the elegant and contemporary interior rooms make Relais Blu a corner of paradise at your fingertips.

Ceremony
The lofty rooftop terrace overlooking the ocean or the enchanting olive grove garden are available for a symbolic or civil ceremony.

Reception and Banquet
The terrace restaurant is a splendid setting for a stylish banquet with a postcard view of Capri Island as a backdrop.

Absolutely suggested for
Sea lovers looking for the perfect view and contemporary glamour.

We love it because
A piece of heaven a few miles from Sorrento. You will be tempted not to leave the hotel, surrounded only by the sea breeze, the stunning view, and the scent of citrus trees.

 

WEDDING AT GRAND HOTEL CONVENTO DI AMALFI

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An ancient monastery set 80 meters high on the cliff converted into a dreamy 5-star luxury hotel.

Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi dominates the spectacular landscape of the Amalfi Coast, just a few steps from the historic center of the city of Amalfi and is a unique location for a luxury wedding for up to 100 people.

Ceremony
A civil or symbolic ceremony can be celebrated in the picture-postcard view of the Arab-Norman Closter, in the Belvedere terrace, or in the more intimate Belltower terrace.
Catholic ceremony in the suggestive St. Francis chapel.

Reception and Banquet
The most panoramic terrace for wedding dinner is the Belvedere terrace but also the Monks’ walks is an extraordinary setting for your banquet.

Absolutely suggested for
Sea lovers looking for a luxury historical setting with all comforts.

We love it because
The Arab-Norman Closter is our favourite wedding venue on Amalfi Coast for an evocative ceremony full of romance.

 

VILLA CIMBRONE WEDDING RAVELLO

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The most famous historical villa in Amalfi Coast with its world-celebrated garden (and UNESCO world heritage site) is the most incredible wedding venue in Amalfi Coast and among our top 5 wedding venues in Italy.

Villa Cimbrone is now a hotel de charme with only 19 rooms and suites where the beauty of the venue competes with the impeccable care of the gardens and interiors and the utmost attention to detail.

Ceremony
Symbolic or religious ceremonies can be celebrated in your favourite corner of the garden or in the tea room.

Reception and Banquet
The panoramic terrace, the so-called Terrazza dell’Infinito is an amazing option for your cocktail aperitif; the placè dinner can be served in the garden or in the so-called crypt, an architectural jewel made by Gothic arches and colonnades.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for a luxury event in an extraordinary and evocative location.

We love it because
It is such a unique venue, the lofty position the breathtaking terrace and the spectacular gardens make it so special.

 

GRAND HOTEL TIMEO WEDDING TAORMINA SICILY

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In an incomparable position on Capo Taormina and on the stretch of coast that winds spectacularly towards the Riviera dei CiclopI, the first luxury hotel in Taormina maintains the atmosphere of a noble mansion immersed in a sumptuous flowery park where swimming pools, spas, and lavish suites hide with discretion.

The Grand Hotel Timeo has not lost the enchanted aura of the Dolce Vita and provides a captivating backdrop for a refined wedding event.

Ceremony
The Wagner gardens are a splendid outdoor setting for a symbolic or religious ceremony overlooking the sea.

Reception and Banquet
The lush Wagner gardens are also available for a wedding dinner offering sweeping views from the Etna volcano to Taormina Greek Theather.
The Colonne hall is an elegant plan B for parties of up to 160 guests.

Absolutely suggested for
For sea lovers looking for the utmost standard and an extraordinary panorama.

We love it because
The intense colors of the sea, the white of the snow or the red of the lava on Etna volcano, the blue skies, and the almond trees in bloom, everything seems exaggeratedly full of romance in Taormina and at Hotel Timeo in particular.

 

WEDDING AT HOTEL CA' SAGREDO VENICE

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An incredible 14th-century Byzantine-Gothic style palace lined on the Grand Canal converted into a luxury hotel.

Hotel Ca 'Sagredo has been embellished over the centuries by the most prestigious artists such as Giambattista Tiepolo, Sebastiano Ricci and Pietro Longhi.

Ceremony
For symbolic or religious ceremonies, the Sala del Portego is a large hall with splendid windows overlooking the Grand Canal, which allow natural light to illuminate the richness of the decorations.
The panoramic roof-top Terrace overlooking the Grand Canal is a splendid setting for intimate events and elopement.

Reception and Banquet
The Music Hall is a stunning squared hall completely frescoed (including the ceiling) with Murano chandelier that will bring you into the magnificent timeless atmosphere of the Venetian Renaissance.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for the luxurious soul of a Venice wedding out of time.

We love it because
The Music Hall completely frescoed is an amazing setting and to reach it the grand stairway of the giants, with the big stone statues that guard the hall, is a fabulous prelude.

 

WEDDING AT SAN CLEMENTE PALACE VENICE

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Located on the private island of San Clemente and surrounded by lush gardens, historical courtyards, and a 12th-century church, the San Clemente Palace Kempinski is the most beautiful of the Venetian lagoon's undiscovered gems and accompanies its guests on an exclusive and refined journey towards an unforgettable wedding in Venice.

Ceremony
Plenty of indoor and outdoor options; among them, we love the perfectly restored 12th Century San Clemente Church near the lagoon and the elegant gardens surrounded by cypresses, magnolia and lime trees.

Reception and Banquet
You are spoilt for choice; the Church courtyard facing the lagoon, the quiet and private cloister, or the magical hilltop locations for more intimate events.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for a cosmopolitan event in a bucolic high-class environment away from the crowded Venetian city center.

We love it because
Even if you are just a 15-minute boat drive from St. Mark square it seems you are in a different dimension in a fairy setting with the highest standard.

 

AMAN HOTEL VENICE WEDDING

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Overlooking the Grand Canal in the San Polo district, Palazzo Papadopoli is one of the most fascinating historic residences in Venice.

Designed in the 16th century by architect Gian Giacomo de 'Grigi, this exceptional location is now the most exclusive hotel in Venice, a 7-star luxury palace where George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin tied the knot in 2016.

Ceremony
Among the few options, we particularly love the impeccable garden, an oasis of green facing the Grand Canal.

Reception and Banquet
Plenty of halls for intimate and mid-size events; the most stunning setting is the ballroom on the first floor fully decorated with golden stuccos, frescoed and large windows.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples willing to enjoy Venice at its highest standard with the warm touch of a small and luxury hotel (24 rooms and suites).

We love it because
The ballroom twinkling with precious chandeliers is the perfect icon for a timeless classical event with utmost luxury.

 

VILLA LE FONTANELLE WEDDING FLORENCE

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On the outskirts of Florence, immersed in the green Tuscan countryside and surrounded by over three hectares of olive groves, Villa Le Fontanelle dominates the city of Florence.

A Renaissance mansion full of charm and elegance, the perfect location for a romantic and refined wedding in Florence.

Ceremony
Among the available options, we particularly love the suggestive Chapel or the garden facing Florence.

Reception and Banquet
The panoramic terrace, which can be arranged with long rectangular tables, is our favourite setting; the indoor hall is cozy and elegant but able to accommodate up to 60 guests.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for an exclusive location in Florence with the Wow! factor.

We love it because
It boasts one of the most spectacular views of Florence.

 

WEDDINGS AT VILLA SAN MICHELE FLORENCE

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Built in 1413, in a dominant position over the city of Florence, with the name of Convent of San Michele, it was suppressed as a convent in 1808 and since then it had a succession of illustrious owners who transformed it into a Villa, also creating a wonderful Italian garden.

Today Villa San Michele is one of the most exclusive luxury wedding venues in Florence thanks to the wonderful setting, exceptional hospitality, and privacy that makes it a privileged choice for vips looking for the discretion that can still be breathed within its ancient walls.

Ceremony
The impeccable garden is the quintessence of Italian style; if you wish to celebrate a religious wedding the church of the venue is the ideal location.

Reception and Banquet
The outdoor loggia is an amazing terrace available for up to 110 people; for small parties, other areas are available such as the terraced gardens or one of the indoor hall.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for the highest standard, privacy and a stunning panorama.

We love it because
it combines the comfort of a luxury hotel with amazing architecture and fabulous sceneries.

 

WEDDINGS AT VILLA AURELIA ROME

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Villa Aurelia is one of the top wedding venues in Rome. From the garden surrounding the villa, which stands right on top of Gianicolo hill, the gaze dominates all of Rome's city center.

Recently restored, it is rent in exclusive use so you can live your wedding event with complete privacy and without any interference. The exteriors are large and allow you to set up the event and the party in the green park; the interiors are spacious and elegant.

Ceremony
The Italian garden or the garden near the folly for a fabulous symbolic or religious function.

Reception and Banquet
Many options outdoor and indoor; the most popular location is the stunning lemon garden with the magical backdrop of the villa; indoor the completely decorated Music Hall (available for 80 people) and the Frescoed Hall (available for 70 people) are the most beautiful options.

Absolutely suggested for
For jet-set couples willing to enjoy the magic of the Dolce Vita in the eternal city.

We love it because
A luxury private villa with the best view overlooking the Roman skyline;

 

PALAZZO MANFREDI WEDDING ROME

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A few steps from the imposing and unmistakable silhouette of the Colosseum, the Hotel Palazzo Manfredi in Rome invites you to celebrate your wedding on the most spectacular rooftop terrace in Rome.

Palazzo Manfredi is located in the immediate vicinity of the historical center of the capital, a few steps from the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Domus Aurea.

Ceremony and Reception
Wedding ceremonies and banquets for up to 50 people are hosted in the stunning roof-top terrace of the Aroma Restaurant boasting a spectacular view over the Colosseum symbol of the glories of the Roman Empire.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for a luxury and private event facing the most iconic symbol of Rome.

We love it because
The height of Roman luxury combined with the best view of the Coliseum.

 

WEDDING AT BORGO STOMENNANO

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In the heart of Tuscany, the noble atmosphere of the Tuscan country villas can be found at Borgo Stomennano, a 17th-Century mansion with frescoed halls, sumptuous rooms, a centuries-old park and two impeccable gardens facing the facades of the villa.

A location full of charm that derives from its architectural beauty and the spectacular views sweeping over the Tuscan hills from the vineyards to the walls of Monteriggioni.

Ceremony
The large path between the 2 buildings of the villa is a dramatic location for a mid-size ceremony; for larger groups, the Italian garden facing the countryside is a great option.

Reception and Banquet
The charming thicket in the backside of the villa is our favourite setting.

Absolutely suggested for
For countryside lovers looking for an exclusive iconic Tuscan venue with the Wow! effect.

We love it because
The quintessence of a countryside wedding in Tuscany; a tiny hamlet, stunning views and a long rectangular table at night lighted by typical festoon lights.

 

BORGO SAN FELICE WEDDING TUSCANY

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Immersed in the glorious Tuscan countryside, Borgo San Felice is a marvelous hamlet transformed into a luxury hotel where all the rooms have a suggestive view over the vineyards or overlooking the most characteristic corners of the village.

Ceremony
Symbolic and religious ceremonies can be celebrated in plenty of outdoor spaces overlooking the vineyards.
The historical Chapel in the main square or the Romanic Pieve dating back to the Eighth century are available for an evocative Catholic wedding.

Reception and Banquet
The main courtyard of the hamlet is a wonderful setting embellished by the facade of the church and the profiles of the country houses.

Absolutely suggested for
For Tuscan countryside lovers looking for a high-end wedding venue with all comforts.

We love it because
It combines the iconic postcard scenery of the Tuscan countryside with the attention to details of a luxury hotel.

 

VILLA CORSINI FLORENCE WEDDING

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In Florence surrounding Villa Corsini is one of the most beautiful Medici Villas perched on a hill that allows you to enjoy a view that sweeps from Mugello, Val d’Arno and Chianti.

The large frescoed halls and the precious historic gardens that surround it make this historic villa a fantastic location for large groups up to 220 even indoors.

Ceremony
Italian garden with breathtaking views over the countryside offers a fabulous backdrop for a symbolic or religious ceremony.

Reception and Banquet
The most amazing location is the dramatic Gallery Hall completely painted able to accommodate up to 200 people. Outdoor the impeccable lawn can accommodate up to 400.

Absolutely suggested for
Couples looking for a grand villa with the elegance and style of the Renaissance period.

We love it because
The gorgeous “Gallery” is considered the most impressive wedding hall in Tuscany.

 

CASTELLO BANFI WEDDING TUSCANY

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Nestled in the Tuscan countryside, just 20 km from Montalcino, home of Brunello, one of the most renowned wines in Italy of which Banfi is a symbol in the world, the princely Castello Banfi is surrounded by a natural setting made up of vineyards that would be the envy of a Hollywood movie set.

An ancient stone village, born in 1700 at the foot of the walls where tradition is at home and is valued in all its aspects: food and wine, historical, architectural, landscape and environmental. The castle is surrounded by 2830 hectares of vineyards, orchards and olive groves.

Ceremony
The historical courtyard and the garden of the castle are our favourite settings.

Reception and Banquet
The main hall of the castle, the stone-walled “Captain’s Hall” accommodates up to 140 people (using also the adjacent “Guard Hall”).
Outdoor a wedding banquet can be arranged in the castle courtyards or in the terrace in front of the castle’s entrance for up to 110 guests.

Absolutely suggested for
For romance lovers wishing to combine the magic of a Medieval castle with the comfort and services of a luxury hotel.

We love it because
Crenellated towers, four-poster beds, armours, tapestries, and period furnishings can you imagine a more fairy-tale setting for your wedding in Tuscany?

 

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