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6 september 2023

In the heart of Italy’s timeless embrace, where history, art, and love converge under the Tuscan sun, we’re about to unveil the ultimate guide to the most lavish wedding venues in the Bel Paese! Get ready to immerse yourself in a world where ancient charm meets modern luxury, where vows are exchanged amidst the whispers of olive groves and the serenade of rolling vineyards. From historic castles that have witnessed centuries of amore to seaside villas that redefine la dolce vita, we’ve got your passport to the most enchanting weddings Italy has to offer. Join us on this journey, where romance blooms like the finest Chianti and love stories are etched in the annals of Italian splendor.

Villa Balbiano

Does it get more iconic than this? Situated on the western shore of the Como Lake, this historical Palazzo once belonged to Cardinal Toloneo Gallio, who built it in the 16th century. Browse the beautiful flower art sculptures by Tulipina Design (@tulipinadesign) created there to inspire your upcoming wedding at Villa Balbiano.

Lake Como, Italy
Venue Capacity ‑ 200
45.9671° N, 9.1863° E

Villa Astor

A secluded paradise tucked away on the Italian Amalfi coast. The gardens and outdoor patio have a breathtaking view of the ocean. Pair it with a flowing gown by Galia Lahav (@galialahav) or Elie Saab (@eliesaabbridal) for a dreamy touch. Whether it’s for your ceremony or reception, the intimacy and privacy of this location make it a perfect cosy getaway for celebrating your love.

Amalfi Coast, Italy
Venue Capacity ‑ 200
40.6282° N, 14.3680° E

La Badia di Orvieto

The crumbling walls of this ancient Abbey in Umbria provide a less‑is‑more space for wedding styling. With its expansive views over the undulating hills of Umbria, the highlight feature is the open‑aired reception space, a favourite amazing amongst many for the beautiful wedding dinners under the stars.

Orvieto, Italy
Venue Capacity ‑ 180
42.7097° N, 12.1165° E


A rustic pearl surrounded by glowing golden Tuscan fields steeped in countryside charm. It’s highlight features are it’s view over the Val d’Orcia, a UNESCO world heritage site, multiple options for your wedding ceremony setting and it’s close relations with a Michelin star caterer.

Tuscany, Italy
Venue Capacity ‑ 150
43.0044° N, 11.6960° E

Castello di Vicarello

This ancient castle is as charming as it gets. It’s romantic views and cosy spaces conjure a feeling of warmth and being grounded. Known for its own organically grown wine & produce, it’s the go‑to place for foodies who’ve set their heart on a truly talian wedding dinner experience.

Tuscany, Italy
Venue Capacity ‑ 180
42.8886° N, 11.3054° E

Villa Centinale

Designed in Roman Baroque style, this stunning piece of architecture was built in 1680 by Cardinal Flavio Chigi for Poor Alexander VII. It’s highlight feature is the beautiful garden, perfect for an outdoor ceremony with a dreamy view. In 2023 The Traveling Wedding Planner (@thetravellingweddingplanner) planned Rianne Meijer’s dream wedding here.

Sienna, Italy
Venue Capacity ‑ 125
43.3009° N, 11.2045° E

Villa Pliniana

Once a favourite hang‑out spot for Leonardo Da Vinci, this lake‑side Palazzo is a 100% paparazzi proof for a truly private wedding weekender. Make a dramatic ceremony entrance by boat or discretely strut into the gardens from the terrace for your secluded wedding ceremony.

Torno, Italy
Venue Capacity ‑ 200/400
45.8565° N, 9.1324° E

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