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Historic Italy Weddings


Historic Weddings in Italy -  by The Sea  -below are  venuesorganized as follows:

Seaside Historic Wedding Venues in Italy


 

Castello Praja

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An Authentic Medieval Castle High Above The Sea

Castello Praja, an authentic medieval castle, sits on a rock overlooking the Mediterranean sea. The castle was used to garrison troops to defend the coast again moors and pirates. The castle has long views along the coast. The castle is a few miles from the magnificent Coast of Maratea.
 
Max # people for ceremony 40
Max # people for reception 40
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation 15
Min # people for accommodations 2
Min # days to book 3


Hotel Villa Ducale

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An 18th Century Palazzo on Roman Site on The Sea

Few venues, even in Italy, can boast or even imagine such a mixture of sea, beach, nature, 18th century history - all on an old Roman site - Hotel Villa Ducale can - and at extremely affordable prices. Picture the bride walking down the elegant stone stairway toward lapping waves of the Mediterranean sea - then walking with violin & cello playing down a row of ruins of ancient Roman columns.
 
Max # people for ceremony 100
Max # people for reception 100
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation 46
Min # people for accommodations 2
Min # days to book 1


San Michele Estate & Hotel

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A Magnificent Estate -  100s of acres of beaches, sea cliffs, vineyards and fruit groves -unbelievable selection of ceremony spots

The San Michele Estate & Hotel sits on top of high seaside cliffs on some of the finest seaside acres in Italy. Its cliff-top patios make for perfect ceremony settings. They sit high above the sea and hundreds of acres of vineyards, orange, lemon/orange/olive groves. Off in the distance are two of Italy's most famous volcanoes - Mount Aetna & Stromboli. San Michele has its own flower and organic vegetable gardens which are used for receptions.
 
Max # people for ceremony 200 (50 chairs)
Max # people for reception 200
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation 160 approx
Min # people for accommodations 2
Min # days to book 1


Villa Sirio

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A Romantic & Historic Inn - On The Sea, In the Town


Situated in Castellabate's historical seafront with beautiful perfect sand beaches on either side, lapped by blue ble seas, Villa Sirio offers a historic and intimate wedding venue. The inn is just 250 yards from the bustling town centre - but is extremely peaceful.

Ceremonies are on  patio overlooking the sea.
 
Max # people for ceremony 110
Max # people for reception 110
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation 70 approx
Min # people for accommodations 2
Min # days to book 1


Torraca Castello

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Authentic Medieval Castle in Hill-Town Above The Sea  

The Least Expensive LEGAL Castle Wedding in Italy 
 
Max # people for ceremony at Castle (in courtyard) 40
Max # people for reception at local restaurant 40
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation at Hotel San Antonio 17 rooms (double or triples)
Min # people for accommodations n/a
Min # days to book 1


Hotel Villa Cheta

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One of Europe's Most Beautiful Settings

Hotel Villa Cheta, an intimate small boutique hotel situated in a stunning cove on the beautiful Mediterranean sea, is a wonderful villa that was built centuries ago by the owners family, whose famous hospitality made the villa a luxurious hideaway where noble families spent their vacations.

Given the tradition and history of the hotel it is suitable for couples who want to book out the whole hotel for a private, intimate and elegant wedding and who wish to celebrate their wedding in special romantic ambiance.  
Max # people for ceremony 70
Max # people for reception 70
Min # people for reception  
Max # people for accommodation 53 approx
Min # people for accommodations 2
Min # days to book 2


Sapri Tower (La Specola)

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Inexpensive Historic Weddings by The Sea - Legal Civil, Symbolic, Non-Catholic

The mayor of Sapri now offers the Sapri Tower (inside or outside)  as an option for legal or symbolic weddings.  The tower sits  on Sapri's luongo mare  (promenade/boardwalk).   
  • For legal weddings, there is NO additional hosting fee - for symbolic ceremonies, add 200 euros. 
  • Inside tower  -  Max persons - 10  - Standing only - no chairs
  • Outside of tower - roughly 50 - Standing only - no chairs.

  
 





 

The Best Historic Town-Hall Venues 


 

Here are three of Italy's finest outdoor venues for legal civil weddings.


Battistero di San Pietro

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Legal/Symbolic Weddings in Ancient Piedmont Church
Max # people for ceremony 200
Max # people for reception 200 (catered)
Min # people for reception  
Max # people for accommodation  
Min # people for accommodations n/a
Min # days to book 1

One of the finest and most historic sites - church, cloisters, museum -  in the the town of Asti in the Piedmont.  One of the few historical sites in Italy where legal and symbolic ceremonies can be held. Also unusual for legal wedding venues it can host catered receptions


Abbadia Isola

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Fully Legal Weddings in a Medieval Abbey in Tuscany


 
Max # people for ceremony 80 approx (30 standing)
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


The Gardens at San Quirico

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The iconic Tuscan town  (near Siena) of San Quirico now offers LEGAL weddings in the town-hall gardens. 
 
Max # people for ceremony 100 approx
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1




 


Torraca Castello

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Authentic Medieval Castle in Hill-Town Above The Sea  

The Least Expensive LEGAL Castle Wedding in Italy 
 
Max # people for ceremony at Castle (in courtyard) 40
Max # people for reception at local restaurant 40
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation at Hotel San Antonio 17 rooms (double or triples)
Min # people for accommodations n/a
Min # days to book 1


Abbey at San Galgano

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Perhaps Italy's Most Dramatic Wedding Venue for Legal Civil weddings
The 13th century Cistercian Abbey of San Galgano is perhaps one of the most dramatic settings for a legal Civil wedding, not just in Italy, but anywhere.  It is in iconic Tuscan countryside not far from Siena.   Note:   No symbolic ceremonies allowed. Catholic weddings can be held in at Catholic church next to the abbey.  Note:  scroll down to see days of week, times and cost.  
NOTE:  For 2019, the Abbey will be under Renovation and there will be scaffolding all around the building and some on the inside near the corners; however, weddings can still take place.

 
Max # people for ceremony 60 
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


Occupy a Village - Near Rome

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Have Your Wedding in Italy  -  As Though It Was 50 Years Ago

Situated ovelooking the city of Rome and olive groves,  the preserved medieval village (borgo) of Fara in Sabina provides a truly unqiue asnd unusual opportunity   -  to have your wedding in Italy exacly as it might have been 50 years ago.  

 
Max # people for ceremony 500  
Max # people for reception 500 
Min # people for reception By quote
Max # people for accommodation 100 (in convent)
Min # people for accommodations by quote
Min # days to book by quote


Occupy a Village - Near Siena, Tuscany

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Italian Weddings in the Middle of Iconic and Historic Tuscan Hot Springs Village
 
Max # people for ceremony 85 
Max # people for reception 85
Min # people for reception 30
Max # people for accommodation 21
Min # people for accommodations n/a
Min # days to book 3 - if staying in village





 


Rustic Weddings in Tuscany

Abbadia Isola

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Fully Legal Weddings in a Medieval Abbey in Tuscany


 
Max # people for ceremony 80 approx (30 standing)
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


Abbey at San Galgano

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Perhaps Italy's Most Dramatic Wedding Venue for Legal Civil weddings
The 13th century Cistercian Abbey of San Galgano is perhaps one of the most dramatic settings for a legal Civil wedding, not just in Italy, but anywhere.  It is in iconic Tuscan countryside not far from Siena.   Note:   No symbolic ceremonies allowed. Catholic weddings can be held in at Catholic church next to the abbey.  Note:  scroll down to see days of week, times and cost.  
NOTE:  For 2019, the Abbey will be under Renovation and there will be scaffolding all around the building and some on the inside near the corners; however, weddings can still take place.

 
Max # people for ceremony 60 
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


Borghesi Estate & Vineyards

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For The Perfect Tuscan Vineyard Wedding

Situated in the bucolic Tuscan hills of Chianti, this estate offers the quintessential Tuscany vineyard wedding.
 
Max # people for ceremony 200
Max # people for reception 200
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 12
Min # people for accommodations 12
Min # days to book varies


Casa Mia

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Luxury But Rustic Farmhouse

 
Max # people for ceremony 60
Max # people for reception 60
Min # people for reception 12
Max # people for accommodation 12
Min # people for accommodations 12
Min # days to book varies


Castel Bigozzi

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Rustic Hotel in Tuscan Hamlet - Convenient also for legal civil weddings in the famous Abbadia Isola


 
Max # people for ceremony 50  (80 with marquis tent required)
Max # people for reception 50 (80 with marquis tent required)
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 17 rooms (sleeps 34 + 9 sofa beds for children)
Min # people for accommodations 20
Min # days to book 2 nights


Castello Petraia

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Tuscan Castle with Apartments - Convenient also for legal civil weddings in the famous Abbadia Isola
 
Max # people for ceremony 80
Max # people for reception 80
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 35
Min # people for accommodations 35
Min # days to book depends on time of year


Fattoria La Loggia

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Vineyard Wedding in Tuscany
 
 
Max # people for ceremony 50 
Max # people for reception 50 
Min # people for reception 20 
Max # people for accommodation 54
Min # people for accommodations all 10 apartments must be booked
Min # days to book


Guardastelle Agriturismo

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Villa With One of Italy's Most Iconic Backdrops -  The Towers of San Gimignano 


 
Max # people for ceremony 50
Max # people for reception 50
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 4 double rooms & 5 apartments/flats (sleep up to a total of 23)
Min # people for accommodations All rooms and apartments/flats must be booked
Min # days to book minimum 3 nights

 


Occupy a Village - Near Siena, Tuscany

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Italian Weddings in the Middle of Iconic and Historic Tuscan Hot Springs Village
 
Max # people for ceremony 85 
Max # people for reception 85
Min # people for reception 30
Max # people for accommodation 21
Min # people for accommodations n/a
Min # days to book 3 - if staying in village


Palazzo Pacini

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Hotel in Tuscan Hill-Town
 
Max # people for ceremony 40
Max # people for reception 40
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 32 (16 rooms)
Min # people for accommodations 2
Min # days to book 1


Sarna Residence

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Ancient Farmhouse Steps Away From Having a Legal Wedding at  The Famous Gardens of San Quirio  
 
Max # people for ceremony 50
Max # people for reception 50
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 28
Min # people for accommodations must book all venue
Min # days to book varies


Tenuta Casteani

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LEGAL Vineyard Weddings in Tuscany, italy 

Located south of Siena, Florence & Pisa,  not far from the sea -  offers the perfect vineyard wedding in Tuscany.    beautiful outdoor and covered patios ideal for weddings. 
 
Max # people for ceremony 140
Max # people for reception 140 
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 25
Min # people for accommodations all rooms must be booked
Min # days to book 3


Tenuta di Papena

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Rustic Weddings in Tuscany - Agriturismo

A Tuscan country house perfect for symbolic wedding ceremonies in idyllic Tuscany countryside. Also 6 kilometers from the world famous Abbey of San Galgano - ideal for outdoor legal ceremonies, one of the few such venues in Tuscany.
 
Max # people for ceremony 50
Max # people for reception 50
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 20 + 4 children
Min # people for accommodations 20
Min # days to book varies


The Gardens at San Quirico

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The iconic Tuscan town  (near Siena) of San Quirico now offers LEGAL weddings in the town-hall gardens. 
 
Max # people for ceremony 100 approx
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1




 


Villa Tirrena

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A Luxury Estate & Vineyard With Unique Sculpture Gardens

Located just some 90 minutes from Rome and Florence, Villa Tirrena is the perfect venue for a luxury vineyard wedding. In addition to the vineyards and ancient wine cellars, an indoor pool, unique sculpture gardens, quintessential Italian country side views - staff are included.
 
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Weddings at Monteriggioni

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The Famed Walled Town of Monteriggioni Admist Perfect Tuscan Countryside

Max # people for ceremony 2 to 200 
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


Villa il Noceto

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Rustic Weddings in Tuscany - Villa 

Perhaps the best value for a villa wedding in Tuscany.   A rustic Tuscan villa  perfect for wedding ceremonies in idyllic Tuscany countryside. Also 10 kilometers from the world famous Abbey of San Galgano - ideal for outdoor legal ceremonies, one of the few such venues in Tuscany.

The villa is about 10km from the astonishing Abbey of San Galgano (see photo below), where a legal civil ceremony could be held. Also nearby is the Chapel of Montesiepi ( for Catholic weddings). Non-Catholic religious and symbolic ceremonies can be arranged on the grounds of the villa.
 
Max # people for ceremony 30
Max # people for reception 30
Min # people for reception 16
Max # people for accommodation 8 bedrooms/16 persons
Min # people for accommodations Must book all rooms
Min # days to book 7 nights






Historic Venues in Piedmont
 

Battistero di San Pietro

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Legal/Symbolic Weddings in Ancient Piedmont Church
Max # people for ceremony 200
Max # people for reception 200 (catered)
Min # people for reception  
Max # people for accommodation  
Min # people for accommodations n/a
Min # days to book 1

One of the finest and most historic sites - church, cloisters, museum -  in the the town of Asti in the Piedmont.  One of the few historical sites in Italy where legal and symbolic ceremonies can be held. Also unusual for legal wedding venues it can host catered receptions


Villa Prato

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Luxury Wedding - Boutiqe Hotel with Grappa Distillery & Church Next Door 
Max # people for ceremony
100 terrace
50 swimming pool
Max # people for reception 200 terrace
100 internal restaurant
50  Gourmet restaurant
Min # people for reception 12
Max # people for accommodation 12
Min # people for accommodations 8 suites
Min # days to book 2

Have your wedding at this luxury boutique hotel & DISTILLERY in a magnificent eighteenth-century villa, completely refurbished. Due to its strategic location in one of the most prestigious wine-growing regions of Italy, Villa Prato may be the ideal destination for those who want to discovery the heart of Piedmont, between Langhe, Monferrato and Roero.  There is a beautiful Catholic church literally next door.  


Ca' Vittoria - Michelin Star

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Historic Boutique Hotel with Michelin Star Restaurant
The Restaurant Hotel Ca’ Vittoria is an elegant eighteenth-century house located on the Colline Alfieri, between Langhe Roero and Monferrato, in the heart of the UNESO area.  It is 15  km from Asti. Alba, a town famous for its truffles.  Massimiliano, young Michelin star chef, follows the teaching of his grandmother and  mother, working in the kitchen to serve delicious recipes of the tradition and  using excellent ingredients from the area.
Max # people for ceremony garden 60 - terrace 100
Max # people for reception garden 60 - terrace 100
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 20
Min # people for accommodations 10 rooms
Min # days to book 1


NaturalMente - A Wine Resort

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A Wine Resort & Hotel
Breathtaking landscapes, good wine, history and thermal springs. NaturalMente Wine Resort is  situated in Agliano in the heart of Monferrato hills  in a fully refurbished nineteenth century Villa overlooking the valleys of Nizza and Tiglione.


​But it's all about the wine.
Max # people for ceremony garden 50, terrace 30
Max # people for reception garden 50, terrace 30
Min # people for reception n/a
Max # people for accommodation 23
Min # people for accommodations 23
Min # days to book 1


Relais Canonica di Corteranzo

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Intimate Hotel in Vineyard
This small "relais" was built in the 17th Century.   La Canonica was originally a resting place for noble hunters.  In 2003, the Canonica was finally incorporated in the Calvo family estate. The restoration works have saved the historic elements, and repaired the damages. Three years of solid work have restored a new Canonica at Corteranzo, a build whose glory was for a long time forgotten.
Max # people for ceremony 60
Max # people for reception 60
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 20
Min # people for accommodations 10 rooms
Min # days to book 1


Agriturismo La Cà d’Olga

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Wonderfully Affordable Vineyard Weddings in the Heart of Luxurious Piedmont 
Max # people for ceremony 80 
Max # people for reception 60
Min # people for reception  
Max # people for accommodation 36 - 5 rooms & 4 aprts.
Min # people for accommodations All accom. must be booked
Min # days to book Varies

The farmhouse with vineyard and hazel nut groves is in a wonderfully bucolic setting in the Langhe Hills in the heart of the Piedmont, offering peaciful panoramic countryside views.  The farm house has a  perfect  and large lawn for ceremonies.   Reception meals are in the restaurant.  


Tenuta di Violina

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A Grand 18th Centurey Mansion &  Agriturismo
On  the top of a hill lies an oasis of greenery and peace, a recently renovated 18th historic country house, the rediscovery of lost flavors and the taste for beautiful things. Within the property there is also a small, still active, consecrated church. 
 
Max # people for ceremony garden 120 - church 40
Max # people for reception garden 140
Min # people for reception 18
Max # people for accommodation 25
Min # people for accommodations 18
Min # days to book 1






Castle Weddings

Castello Palagio

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Spectacular Tuscan Castle Wedding - Legal Weddings Permited - No Accommodation
 
Max # people for ceremony 180
Max # people for reception 180
Min # people for reception 30
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


Torraca Castello

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Authentic Medieval Castle in Hill-Town Above The Sea  

The Least Expensive LEGAL Castle Wedding in Italy 
 
Max # people for ceremony at Castle (in courtyard) 40
Max # people for reception at local restaurant 40
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation at Hotel San Antonio 17 rooms (double or triples)
Min # people for accommodations n/a
Min # days to book 1


Castello Praja

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An Authentic Medieval Castle High Above The Sea

Castello Praja, an authentic medieval castle, sits on a rock overlooking the Mediterranean sea. The castle was used to garrison troops to defend the coast again moors and pirates. The castle has long views along the coast. The castle is a few miles from the magnificent Coast of Maratea.
 
Max # people for ceremony 40
Max # people for reception 40
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation 15
Min # people for accommodations 2
Min # days to book 3


Castello Petraia

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Tuscan Castle with Apartments - Convenient also for legal civil weddings in the famous Abbadia Isola
 
Max # people for ceremony 80
Max # people for reception 80
Min # people for reception 20
Max # people for accommodation 35
Min # people for accommodations 35
Min # days to book depends on time of year


Castelluccia

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Castle Wedding in Rome

This exclusive 4 star hotel in Rome, Italy, was built at the times of historic Rome (between the 12th and 13th century) by the noble Cancellieri family, descendents of the Orsini. It stands on the site of an ancient Roman villa. The magic atmosphere of the Castello della Castelluccia with its, perfect for weddings, romantic corners and enchanted gardens will plunge you deep into the past. The Locanda della Castelluccia is a fine medieval-style room with a magnificent fireplace that dominates the far end of the room
 
Max # people for ceremony 250  (40 for chapel)
Max # people for reception 250
Min # people for reception By quote
Max # people for accommodation 50
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


Weddings at Monteriggioni

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The Famed Walled Town of Monteriggioni Admist Perfect Tuscan Countryside

Max # people for ceremony 2 to 200 
Max # people for reception N/A
Min # people for reception N/A
Max # people for accommodation N/A
Min # people for accommodations N/A
Min # days to book 1


THE Room with THE View

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A Luxury Renaissance Palace in Historic Central Florence

The Palace is located in central historical area of Florence next to Piazza della Signoria.  
 
Max # people for ceremony 180 on first floor
80 on top terrace overlooking the city of Florence
Max # people for reception 180
Min # people for reception 2
Max # people for accommodation 8 pax
Min # people for accommodations 4 pax
Min # days to book 1


Villa Tirrena

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A Luxury Estate & Vineyard With Unique Sculpture Gardens

Located just some 90 minutes from Rome and Florence, Villa Tirrena is the perfect venue for a luxury vineyard wedding. In addition to the vineyards and ancient wine cellars, an indoor pool, unique sculpture gardens, quintessential Italian country side views - staff are included.
 
Max # people for ceremony By quote
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