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If you’re considering tying the knot in the stunning surroundings of Italy, you’re in the right place. We’ve assembled 8 of the best wedding venues in Italy to help you find your dream destination for your special day. These venues perfectly encapsulate the essence of Italy, from gorgeous sea views to luscious green landscapes, vineyards, traditional castle-esque buildings and classic Italian architecture - who wouldn’t want to get married in Italy? The country is famous for its incredible wine and even better food - so we can’t think of a better place to celebrate your marriage with all your friends and family. If you think Italy is the wedding destination for you, here are just some of our favourite wedding venues in Italy, but for even more, where that came from - you quite literally have heaps of stunning venues at your fingertips with our Recommended Supplier directory!


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8 best wedding venues in Italy, from Tuscany to Rome, Lake Como, Sicily and more!

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1. Relais La Corte dei Papi

Cortona, Italy 

Nestled in rural Tuscany, the charming town of Cortona is home to the stunning La Corte dei Papi hotel and spa. If you’re dreaming of an authentic Tuscan-style villa surrounded by picturesque rolling hills, this is the Italian wedding venue for you! La Corte dei Papi offers a perfect blend of luxury and tradition, providing an idyllic setting for your big day. You and your guests will experience peace and tranquillity as you celebrate with up to 150 loved ones in the venue's beautiful grounds and luxurious events hall.

The Rock My Wedding team actually had the pleasure of visiting Relais La Corte dei Papi, staying in one of the hotel’s opulent spa suites for an unparalleled wellness experience. Beyond enjoying -  arguably - the best sleep of our lives - the standout highlight was the food. Expect only the finest Italian cuisine at La Corte dei Papi, with creative and delicious dishes perfectly paired with wines from their very own wine cellar. The owner, David, is incredibly hospitable and ensures every detail is perfect, making your stay truly special.

To make your wedding experience even more memorable, consider organising a cooking class or wine-tasting activity for your guests, allowing them to take a taste of Tuscany back home.

 

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2. Castello di Rossino

Lake Como, Italy 

Nestled on a hill overlooking the magnificent Lake Como, Recommended Venue, Castello di Rossino is an extraordinary wedding castle, combining historical allure with breathtaking scenery. This 13th-century castle, with its medieval architecture and timeless elegance, offers a fairy-tale setting for couples seeking a truly unforgettable wedding experience in Italy.

This enchanting venue provides a variety of stunning locations for both your ceremony and reception, accommodating up to 200 guests. The castle’s courtyards, terraces, and banquet halls offer versatile spaces, whether you’re planning a romantic outdoor wedding or a sophisticated indoor celebration.

One of the unique aspects of Castello di Rossino is the opportunity to explore its rich history. Consider arranging a guided tour of the castle for your guests or a scenic boat trip on Lake Como for a touch of magic to your special day. With its enchanting atmosphere and stunning surroundings, Castello di Rossino is the perfect venue for an Italian wedding!
 

3. Tenuta Savoca

Sicily, Italy

Located in the heart of Sicily, Tenuta Savoca is a hidden gem that offers a perfect blend of rustic charm and refined elegance. This stunning farmhouse is surrounded by lush olive groves and vineyards, providing a picturesque backdrop for your wedding day. If an authentic Sicilian wedding is what you’ve always dreamt of, Tenuta Savoca is the ideal venue to bring your vision to life.

Tenuta Savoca offers a range of beautiful spaces for your ceremony and reception. Whether you choose the charming courtyard, the serene garden, or the elegant indoor banquet hall, each setting provides a unique and enchanting atmosphere. The venue can comfortably accommodate up to 250 guests, ensuring you can celebrate with all your loved ones.

One of the standout features of Tenuta Savoca is its commitment to farm-to-table cuisine. The on-site restaurant uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create mouthwatering Sicilian dishes to impress even the most discerning palates. When paired with exquisite local wines, the culinary experience at Tenuta Savoca promises to be a highlight of your wedding.

 

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4. Villa Muggia

Stresa, Italy

Nestled in the charming town of Stresa, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, Villa Muggia is a timelessly elegant venue that perfectly combines history, beauty, and luxury. This stunning 19th-century villa, surrounded by lush gardens, offers breathtaking views of the lake and the Borromean Islands, making it an idyllic location for your dream wedding in Italy.

Villa Muggia boasts a variety of exquisite spaces for both your ceremony and reception. You can exchange vows in the enchanting garden, with the lake as your backdrop, or opt for the villa's elegant indoor salons, adorned with period furnishings and intricate details for a luxe feel. The villa can host up to 200 guests, allowing you to celebrate with all your nearest and dearest in a setting that feels both intimate and grand.

With its combined historical charm, luxurious amenities, and stunning natural surroundings, Villa Muggia provides an extraordinary setting for a wedding, sure to be remembered for a lifetime.

5. Castello di Torcrescenza

Rome, Italy

For an Italian wedding venue that exudes regal charm and timeless elegance, look no further than Castello di Torcrescenza. Located just outside the vibrant city of Rome, this enchanting castle dates back to the 15th century and offers an unforgettable setting for your special day. Surrounded by lush gardens and ancient trees, Castello di Torcrescenza is the epitome of Italian sophistication and grandeur with its stunning architecture and setting.

The castle features a variety of stunning spaces to host your wedding celebrations, from exchanging vows in the serene outdoor courtyard to one of the castle's opulent halls for an indoor ceremony. The expansive gardens, adorned with beautiful fountains and sculptures, provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos and outdoor reception. Castello di Torcrescenza can accommodate intimate gatherings and expansive celebrations, with the capacity to host up to a huge 500 guests!

One of the highlights of choosing Castello di Torcrescenza is its proximity to Rome. Your guests can enjoy the rich history, culture, and beauty of the Eternal City while celebrating your wedding. Whether it's a guided tour of the Colosseum, a visit to the Vatican, or simply wandering the charming streets of Rome, there are endless opportunities for memorable experiences.

 

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6. Badia di San Vittore

Cingoli, Italy 

For couples dreaming of a wedding steeped in history and elegance, Badia di San Vittore is the ultimate choice. Nestled in the picturesque hills of Cingoli, this former abbey offers a serene and enchanting setting for your special day.

The venue boasts a variety of breathtaking spaces to host your wedding events. Imagine exchanging your vows in the ancient chapel, with its sacred ambience, or in the garden, surrounded by fragrant flowers and centuries-old trees. The grand hall, with its vaulted ceilings and historic charm, is perfect for a lavish reception, while the garden terraces offer a magical setting for al fresco dining under the stars.

One of the standout features of Badia di San Vittore is its serene location. The peaceful surroundings and stunning views create a sense of tranquillity and romance, making it the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Why not arrange for your guests to explore the charming Umbrian countryside, with its quaint villages, rolling vineyards, and rich cultural heritage, for the complete destination wedding experience?

 

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7. Le Due Torrette

Erba, Italy

Le Due Torrette in the Lombardy region is an exceptional choice for a wedding that combines historical charm with intimate elegance. This stunning villa, located in the picturesque town of Erba, offers a unique setting with its beautifully restored architecture and lush gardens, making it an ideal venue for a romantic and unforgettable wedding celebration in Italy.

The villa’s historic interiors, with their antique furnishings and intricate details, provide a charming backdrop for your ceremony or reception - particularly well-suited for intimate weddings. Outside, the famous towers that give the location its name, beautifully manicured gardens and scenic terraces offer a breathtaking setting for an outdoor ceremony or an al fresco dinner under the stars.

Better yet, Le Due Torrette is ideally located for exploring the beauty of the Lombardy region. Your guests can enjoy the nearby Lake Como, renowned for its breathtaking scenery and charming towns, or explore the cultural city of Milan, just a short drive away.

 

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8. VILLA Barberino

Tuscany, Italy

Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Villa Barberino offers an enchanting blend of history, elegance, and breathtaking natural beauty (think rolling hills, lush gardens, and picturesque vineyards), making it an ideal Italian venue for your dream wedding. This historic estate is located in Meleto Valdarno and dates back to the 14th century.

At Villa Barberino, the dedicated team is committed to making your wedding day perfect. They offer personalised wedding planning services, helping you with every detail, from bespoke catering menus featuring exquisite Tuscan cuisine to custom floral arrangements that reflect your unique style. The villa's staff is known for their exceptional hospitality, ensuring you and your guests feel welcomed and pampered. 

In addition to its stunning wedding venues, Villa Barberino offers luxurious accommodations for you and your guests (more time to enjoy this beautiful venue, we say). Guests can also enjoy the villa's amenities, including a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a wellness centre, ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

 

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From stunning landscapes to vineyards and opulent interiors - wedding venues in Italy are some of our favourites!

 

Italy's wedding venues offer a captivating blend of romance, history, and breathtaking scenery, making it the perfect destination for your special day. Whether you envision a grand celebration in a historic castle or an intimate gathering in a rustic villa, Italy's diverse locations can make your wedding dreams come true. Explore these enchanting venues and find the perfect setting for a wedding sure to be remembered for a lifetime.

If you're not set on Italy, no worries! We've got so many more venue destination round-ups to pique your interest. From beachy wedding venues in Cornwall and Devon to scenic destinations in the Lake District and Surrey - all stepped in quintessential British charm, you won't be disappointed! 

Shona Ezimogho-Moran

Written by Shona Ezimogho-Moran

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