A wedding in Florence is the dream of every romantic bride! Many couples choose Florence for their destination wedding in Italy every year, celebrating their dream wedding in an elegant palace located in the city center or in one of the fantastic villas situated on the gentle hills that surround the city.
Couples are spoilt for choice when it comes to places to get married in Florence. Italy is among the favorite destinations for weddings abroad, and Florence is one of the favorite cities for its incredible landscapes, refined architecture, and artistic heritage. Therefore we have collected for you the most beautiful and exclusive wedding venues in Florence.
- Villa Le Corti
- Villa Medicea di Lilliano
- Villa Corsini a Mezzomonte
- Villa di Maiano
- Four Seasons Hotel
- Belmond Villa San Michele
- Villa Le Fontanelle
- Villa Le Corti
Located half an hour drive from Florence, this enchanting property represents the very heart of Tuscany. Vineyards, olive trees, and woods stretch on the Villa estate that produces wine and oil. Romantic symbolic, protestant, or Jewish wedding ceremonies can be celebrated in the gardens of the Villa or in one of its inside halls with up to 140 guests.
The inner courtyard, the very heart of the Villa is surrounded by a portico surmounted by harmonious cross vault ceilings and can accommodate receptions for up to 300 seated guests. Villa le Corti sits in the middle of a wide lawn that can be set up nicely for any event even with bigger groups.
- Villa Medicea di Lilliano
The prestigious Villa di Lilliano is located in the south of Florence, just 15 minutes drive from its historical center. The Villa di Lilliano is a private 11th century Medicean Villa with its own small chapel, a large Granary, two courtyards, a Limonaia, a large terrace, a panoramic garden, and a beautiful terraced park that offers an amazing backdrop for an exclusive wedding day. From the garden, the panorama over the Villa wine estate and olive groves is truly wonderful, while from the Terrace it is possible to see the city of Florence and its Duomo. The Villa offers the opportunity to celebrate your love in a stunning Tuscany atmosphere that will make you live a piece of history.
Villa Corsini a Mezzomonte
This enchanting Villa is one of the residences of the Medici family and has been decorated with magnificent frescoes in the 17th century. Wedding banquets have been organized at Villa Corsini since 1966.
Around the end of the 17th century, great work of restorations started thanks to the family of a Marquis with the aim of bringing back the original splendor of this enchanting villa.
Villa di Maiano
Enchanting countryside villa located only 15 minutes drive from the historical center of Florence.
Villa di Maiano has a beautiful panoramic terrace overlooking the city of Florence with the possibility to cater your wedding reception outside in the garden.
Four Seasons Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel is located in the heart of Florence, in the 15th Century Medici-era Palazzo Della Gherardesca and the 16th Century convent. Its rooms are full of lovingly restored historic and artistic details: from frescoes and friezes to hand-painted bas-reliefs, beauty is all around.
Spectacular ceremonies can be organized in the centuries-old, 11-acre private garden, the largest in Florence, with winding paths, fountains, and a vista over the Duomo. The banquet can be organized in the magnificent Conventino Ballroom or outdoors on the Conventino Terrace.
Belmond Villa San Michele
A magical villa hotel nestled in the hills of Fiesole with breath-taking views across Florence and the Arno Valley. The façade of the old monastery building was designed by Michelangelo. All rooms are exclusive suites.
The terraced Italian gardens can be used for spectacular outdoor ceremonies with views over Florence. Other stunning locations for your wedding ceremony are the former Church of the monastery, the Rose Garden, the Pool Terrace, the Lovers’ Corner, and the Limonaia Suite Gardens – beautiful secluded gardens belonging to the two suites of the Limonaia building. The Italian gardens can also be used for other settings – a cocktail soirée or a cake-cutting ceremony.
In the monastic days of Villa San Michele, the Cenacolo room was the monks’ refectory, spectacularly decorated in 1642 with a fresco of the Last Supper. A grand fireplace, the high ceiling, and the simplicity of décor and furniture make it an unforgettable venue for a cocktail party or dinner.
Villa Le Fontanelle
An elegant and refined private villa overlooking Florence with rooms and services of a 5-star boutique hotel! Villa Le Fontanelle is a really extraordinary villa that has just been reopened after a long restoration that turned this private house into a luxury Villa for exclusive events.
The romantic and intimate garden is ideal for outdoor ceremonies. Intimate ceremonies may also take place in the private Chapel. The panoramic terrace is ideal for aperitif or cocktails. Dinner can take place on the main terrace right in front of the villa facing an incredible panorama over the city of Florence. The elegant inside hall offers a perfect backup in case of bad weather or for the after-dinner dancing party.
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