Of all the beautiful areas of Tuscany, picture-perfect Chianti is the most special. It lives up to every dream–hills crowned by walled villages, straight rows of towering cypresses, romantic villas, ancient stone farmhouses, vast fields of brilliant poppies, forest of pine trees, vineyards stretching to the horizon.
The Chianti region offers an incredible selection of marvelous venues where to celebrate a civil, religious or symbolic wedding ceremony. Venues rich in history and art and surrounded by the most incredible and romantic countryside.
The main towns of the Chianti Classico area are Radda, Greve, Castellina and Gaiole.
You can celebrate your wedding in the charming little town of Castellina in Chianti surrounded by vineyards, olive groves, cypresses and forests. The town is perfectly preserved and its ancient walls are still intact. The most enchanting street in town is Via delle Volte, a vaulted covered street. In the very centre of town you can admire the impressive fortress, Rocca (Castle), and the parish church of San Salvatore containing a painting of the Madonna and Child by Lorenzo di Bicci.
Weddings can also be celebrated in Gaiole in Chianti, a popular and world famous village surrounded by wineries, old villas and Romanesque churches. The oil and the wine that comes from Gaiole in Chianti today are the jewels of its agriculture and local economy.
The graceful Radda in Chianti village is perfect for a romantic wedding day, lying deeply hidden in hills is a real attraction for lovers of the authentic Tuscan atmosphere. The environs of Radda in Chianti are full of luxurious ancient villas, castles and chapels.
Greve in Chianti, located between Florence and Siena is considered the gateway to the Chianti area. Due to its exclusive geographical position it has developed a central square with an extraordinary atmosphere in particular thanks to its traditional market, the local “botteghe” and the wine museum.
The numerous castles and parish churches in the vicinity of these villages make it the perfect destination for a spectacular Tuscan wedding.
Imagine your destination wedding in the Chianti region, the ideal location for those couple who love the relaxing and charming atmosphere of Italy’s most enchanting countryside.