Wedding & Event Venues in Tuscany
Exclusive & Romantic Wedding Venues of Cortona, Siena, Florence, TuscanyThe first step to start planning your dream wedding in Tuscany, Italy, is the choice of best destination and perfect wedding venue. Here is my suggested list of the most scenic destinations & breathtaking wedding venues of Tuscany & Umbria - two of the most wonderful regions of Italy - out of which I am sure you will find your favourite !
TUSCANY is the most popular region of Italy for international destination weddings, offering a wide variety of wedding venues for every taste and budget, like luxury properties, exclusive wine estates, elegant villas, ancient castles and romantic farm houses, all immersed in a beautiful natural environment with panoramas to die for, beautiful Italian gardens where you may arrange memorable cocktails & receptions using the freshest local food and the best Tuscan wines most times produced on site.
CORTONA, the charming Tuscan hill town where the film “Under The Tuscan Sun” was shot, features a very romantic city centre with breathtaking views, ancient churches, elegant palaces, picturesque streets - the perfect scenario for unforgettable weddings, suited to all who wish to ‘tie the knot’ in Tuscany, be it with few loved ones or with many guests. Perfect venues in the Cortona area are romantic villas, luxury properties and recently-renovated Borgos, plus a few stylish wine estates where in addition to stunning wedding venues you have the option of enjoying their fabulous wines made out of Syrah, Merlot, Sangiovese grapes at your cocktail and reception !
SIENA and the region around the world-famous city of the Palio horse race offer one of the greatest setting of Tuscany, where exclusive villas, stylish properties and award winning wine estates are immersed in a marvelous natural environment permeated with history and ancient traditions. Think of the glorious CITY CENTRE OF SIENA with the elegant Palazzo Pubblico, fully frescoed by the best artists of the Middle Ages, where civil ceremonies are performed, and the gorgeous city centre with Piazza del Campo, elegant historic palaces turned into sophisticated hotels; what about the spectacular rolling hills and Val D’Orcia where PIENZA is nestled, and MONTEPULCIANO with its breathtaking views of Valdichiana and Val D’Orcia, dotted with majestic Renaissance palaces, monumental churches and Vino Nobile vineyards, or MONTALCINO home to world famous Brunello wine - all potentially unique scenarios to celebrate your BIG day in Tuscany.
CHIANTI is not only the famous red wine made from Sangiovese grapes, but is also one of the most gorgeous rural areas of Tuscany. Set between Florence and Siena, Chianti not only features beautiful wooded hills and lush vineyards, but is also dotted with the most charming castles, ancient abbeys, fabulous wedding villas and historic wine estates that provide the best ambience to romantic wedding ceremonies and spectacular wedding celebrations.
FLORENCE and the surrounding hills offer a glorious scenery and literally the best variety of options for all kinds of destination weddings: ancient villas converted into fully-serviced luxury hotels, majestic medieval castles overlooking the city, historic cathedrals and monumental churches where the geniuses of Renaissance art left some of their most famous masterpieces, Palazzo Vecchio, the Town Hall where civil ceremonies are performed amidst celebrative frescoes that glorify the powerful Medici family, elegant palaces and villas with gorgeous wedding halls, lush gardens and huge historic parks.
LUCCA and its monumental villas with scenic parks is a perfect destination for medium to large weddings with up to 200 guests, catered in a beautiful green environment in front of the majestic architecture of villas that date back to Napoleon time.
AREZZO and the surrounding valleys feature a picturesque medieval city centre with lots of characteristic historic churches and palaces, surrounded by beautiful green valleys and wooded hills where charming villas and rustic stone farm houses are the perfect backdrop for small to medium sized weddings in an authentic rural atmosphere of past times.
UMBRIA, the green heart of Italy, is famous for its hearty cuisine and spectacular medieval castles & fortresses turned into luxury venues and elegant fully-staffed hotels, perfect for the most sophisticated bride & groom. The Umbrian hill towns of PERUGIA, ASSISI, GUBBIO and the centres set around Lake Trasimeno, not far from Cortona, with evocative landscapes framed by gentle hills, high mountains and ancient fortifications, truly provide a magic setting for romantic weddings in private villas, stylish resorts and charming farmhouses that can accommodate medium to large weddings of all kinds.
Hereafter is a preview of some of the most romantic and beautiful wedding venues, monumental castles and historic villas of Cortona, Siena, Florence, Umbria, which I have accurately selected through viewings and direct experience. Have a look and to know more on any of them, please send your enquiry to email@example.com - I'll be happy to send details on these or other wedding venues not listed here, and to discuss them with you via Skype or phone in case you prefer !