Dear lovely readers, I hope you are super fine! Today let’s talk about a beautiful wine estate and breathtaking event location with six private residences. I am talking about the Villa Medicea di Lilliano, which takes its name from the Medici rulers of Tuscany, to whose numerous country retreats the villa was joined in the XVII century, and from its location atop the small plateau of Lilliano that rises between the villages of Antella and Grassina to the south of Florence.
Italian Destination Weddings in the colder months? The most popular seasons to celebrate Italian destination weddings are spring and summer, but more and more people are choosing october, november and december to tie the knot in our country.
Why? The reasons to choose colder months are more than you can imagine, and we’ll show you some.
How can a tourist get married in Italy? Ok, we’ve talked about wedding receptions, decorations, locations, costs… but today we’ll talk about basic stuff. I’m talking about procedures, documentation, rules and a few other boring things that, if done incorrectly, can interfere with your Italian Destination wedding and create some unnecessary worries.
First of all, congratulations for your engagement and for choosing Italy for your Destination Wedding! The Italian “I dos” make for memorable destination weddings, rich with history, quality and unique food, fine wines and spectacular venues, from the Tuscan countryside to the charming Venetian Villas, to the beaches of the Italian Riviera or to the Apulian Masserias. But we’re sure you already know this! Now, it’s time to start planning your dream wedding, let’s talk about the most important steps.
Villa Pizzo was built between the charming villages of Cernobbio and Moltrasio. It dates back to 1435, when Giovanni Muggiasca, a merchant of Como, acquired a vast land that was rich in vineyards and olive groves, not far from town, stretching from the shore of the lake till the peak of the hills, crossing Via Regina, the main road serving the entire Lake Como.
Lake Como, the third largest Italian lake. It is famous all over the world for its wonderful and romantic landscapes, the perfect destination for a luxury wedding in Italy. On its shores you can find many picturesque villages, like Bellagio, Menaggio, Lenno, Tremezzo and Varenna, with their beautiful villas and gorgeous gardens.
Hi everyone! Today we want to introduce you to La Corte dei Papi, a stunning country residence of the 1700s located a few kilometers from Cortona. It is nestled in a small valley surrounded by the typical suggestive rolling hills of Tuscany that offer peace, tranquility and an amazing scenery.
There is also a large pine forest and grounds of about 2 hectares. The swimming pool is the frame of the summer restaurant and the protagonist of outdoor events.
Today we’ll move to Tuscany to talk about Villa Grabau. It is a charming historic private Villa dating back to the year 1550, located just 7 kilometers from Lucca, one of Tuscany’s most beloved artistic cities. The building has a neoclassical style that offers the guest suggestions of an unchanged time.
Laid down on the hills, the historic compound of Villa Grabau is surrounded by a 9 hectares botanical park divided in several architectural gardens and dotted with centuries-old trees and true arboreal rarities.
The third and last Ligurian venue we want to present is Villa Durazzo and Villa San Giacomo.
It is an architectural complex located in Santa Margherita Ligure, one of the most attractive and elegant towns of Liguria, 35 kilometers from Genoa and 10 minutes from Portofino. The complex is one of the most important historical sites of the area and is also a museum. It is situated in the center of the village and right above the harbor of Santa Margherita.