Wedding in Tuscany | Best Wedding Venues in Tuscany.
Wedding in Tuscany
Best Wedding Venues in Tuscany
Writing your love in the heart of the history and of the art. Choosing a Best wedding venues in Tuscany, Florence, Chianti or Val d’Orcia.
Picturesque landscapes, rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves, art towns rich in history and monuments, ancient villages and noble villas restored to their original splendor respecting colors and materials. Tuscany is the favorite destination of foreigners as a wedding destination in Italy. Tuscany offers, in fact, wonderful wedding venues that can satisfy every needs, and it is the ideal place to live a memorable honeymoon and a stress free holiday in the nature, with the opportunity to discover its art and history.
Getting married in Tuscany means choosing among many possibilities, depending on your wishes and needs. For those who have always dreamed of Florence for their wedding, you can choose among different locations. There are churches available for Catholic, Lutheran, Evangelical, Anglican or Baptist religious marriages. And also the Municipality of Florence helps the couples to realize their dream in beautiful places rich in history and art: in Palazzo Vecchio, at Piazza della Signoria, there are the Sala Rossa, the Salone de’ Cinquecento and the Sala di Lorenzo; then at Villa Vogel there is the Council Chamber; at Bardini Museum, the Sala della Carità and at Viale Poggi the Rose Garden from which you can enjoy an incomparable view of Florence.
Then there are many private locations and hotels –in historic buildings of incredible beauty– where it is possible to have a symbolic ceremony full of charm and at the same time host all your guests.
Those who get married in town, in Florence or also in Siena, can then choose to move to the countryside for the wedding reception. In Tuscany lots of fascinating villas are available for events and weddings. A dream that therefore comes true: the love of two people and all their loved ones, special venues filled with natural beauty, and a relaxing atmosphere where having fun.
Italians and foreigners love to get married in Val d’Orcia or in Chianti, because there are fabulous wedding venues and then they can spend a few days visiting Tuscany: museums, monuments, ancient villages, vineyards and hot springs and nature trails to be traveled on horseback or by bike. The one in Tuscany becomes a memorable vacation for the newlyweds and for their guests in every season
Villa il Garofalo - Florence
Villa il Garofalo is a perfect location for those who, for example, want to get married in Florence and at the same time to be in a secluded place surrounded by the nature. Villa il Garofalo is in fact located on a hill just above the city and has an exclusive and breathtaking view of Florence. Your wedding photos will be memorable, as memorable will be the ceremony and the wedding reception. Villa il Garofalo is an extremely elegant wedding venues: it was inhabited by the family of Dante Alighieri and then by the noblest families of Florence, it has rooms with frescoes and antique paintings, tastefully furnished with Brussels tapestries and antique Italian furniture. Three rooms overlook the Italian garden offering an enchanting view. And a beautiful English landscape park surrounds it.
Villa la Vedetta - Florence
Villa la Vedetta was building in the second half of the 19th century, in neo-Renaissance style, today a refined 5-star luxury hotel of international taste. As its name implies, Villa la Vedetta offers a special view of the city of Florence. Getting married in Florence will be unforgettable. Villa la Vedetta has in fact a terrace that offers extraordinary views of Florence. The Terrace is definitely the distinctive element that marks Villa la Vedetta. It is the ideal venue for the couples who want a memorable wedding with a unique view of one of the most beautiful and romantic towns in the world.
San Galgano is an ancient ruined cathedral where it is possible to get married with a civil ceremony. It has an ancient charm, definitely timeless, and it is often chosen for weddings by the celebrities, as for example the Formula 1’s driver Mika Hakkinen. The tree-lined avenue that leads to the abbey will make you think you are in another era: you and your guests will feel part of a truly special event whether you choose to get married by day, or in the evening.
You can also choose to hold the wedding reception near the cathedral because some beautiful country villas are available for memorable events. Remember, in Italy there are wedding planners and teams that guarantee unforgettable events for elegance and perfection: good food, refined preparations, elegant reception.
Close to Siena there are many ancient villas available as exclusive wedding venues. Villa Catignano is an ancient 16th century villa, only 8 km from Siena, that will make you think you are on another world and in another time. It consists of a villa and a residence that can be entirely rented to enjoy total privacy on the wedding day and the following days, if you want to continue your holiday in Tuscany. The Italian-style garden of Villa Catignani is of rare beauty and allows you to take enchanting photos to fix memories as in a fairy tale. It has many wide areas and elegant rooms for the wedding reception: you can begin with an outdoor aperitif, perhaps by the pool, or you can choose an outdoor reception to enjoy an unforgettable day or evening setting for your wedding.
In Chianti, just 10 km from Siena, you can also find Borgo Stomennano, a tiny village built on an ancient Etruscan and Roman ruins that are still visible, whose name means ‘instrument of peace’: it was probably built after peace treaties stipulated between the local population and the Romans invasors. Borgo Stomennano is an extremely discreet and elegant wedding venue, managed by a family that has owned it since the 1700s. The couples who choose Borgo Stomennano for their wedding day perceive to be in the family, an ancient and noble family, happy to share the unique beauty of the dwelling of their ancestors. You can get married in Borgo Stomennano with a civil ceremony and stay for the wedding reception that will have few comparisons. The ancient halls are of a memorable elegance, for those who wish to have lunch inside. In the same way, the couples who choose to eat outside will think they are living a fairy tale surrounded by history and nature.
Villa di Geggiano
Villa di Geggiano has belonged to the Bianchi Bandinelli family since 1527, as well as the ancient Vineyard of which there are documents since 1725, the year in which they started exporting wine to Great Britain. It is the typical 16th century Italian villa with furnishings and frescoes of incredible beauty. A true noble villa.
It also has an open-air theatre surrounded by tall laurel hedges and consists of a proscenium made up of twin arches. The Theatre is surrounded by an arboretum of century-old cypresses with a parterre of box-trees and hundreds of potted lemon trees. There also is a garden that can be divided into two areas: one is organised as the Italian style, with geometric flower beds arranged around a well and surrounded by a high wall. Then there is the Pomario, the part of the garden organized as mixture of flore beds and vegetables, and the terrace, wonderful to have a magnificent view over nearby Siena.
Video made for Helen and Samuel’s Wedding in Tuscany, Siena at Villa di Geggiano:
Borgo di Castelvecchio
Close to Siena, in Val d’Orcia as well, is also located a medieval village totally restored that offers various areas and facilities for conferences, events and weddings of course. On the top of a little hill, there is an ancient villa of the XI century, surrounded by a large Italian garden that nobly overlooks the village below. It is an ideal location for a wedding and to welcome all the guests: it is elegant and at the same time rustic, it is surrounded by greenery and has a panoramic swimming pool to feel part of the nature, and it has an equestrian centre to organize walks and horse rides. Link to site.
Below, a Wedding Trailer in Borgo di Castelvecchio:
Who wants to live the fairy tale of an exclusive wedding can also choose the Castello di Meleto, in Chianti. Meleto’s is an authentic XI century castle where you can breath the history of ancient and noble families. In the Castello di Meleto it is possible to organize wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions, as it can offer many different areas: the Piano Nobile, the garden, the enchanting terrace overlooking the Chianti hills and the Scuderia, where you can relax. The castle has halls and a ballroom very useful in the case of bad weather. It is really the perfect venue for exclusive weddings, not surprisingly many wealthy couples from India and the Far East choose it as their favourite wedding venue in Tuscany.