sky tree grass outdoor building stately home château historic site landmark estate castle palace monastery mansion government building manor house abbey old stone lush

Your Dream Italian Wedding

If we were to pick one place to tie the knot, it would be Italy, hands down. But with so many gorgeous landscapes, centuries-old villas and epic meals to experience, you'll need help planning your dream Italian wedding. We turned to top wedding planner Giorgia Fantin Borghi to share her favorite venues, from a medieval fortress towering over Lago Maggiore to a seaside resort recalling an old village in Puglia.

See recent posts by Monica London

sky outdoor swimming pool Resort estate resort town Sea Lagoon bay
indoor wall white room floor property bed living room interior design home estate furniture cottage Design apartment decorated Bedroom
tree outdoor property swimming pool estate house backyard Villa Courtyard home yard Garden hacienda
outdoor building marina white yacht meal dock passenger ship colonnade

Borgo Egnazia, Puglia

You may have heard of Borgo Egnanzia, thanks to Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel who tied the knot here several years ago. Set on 45 acres of fig and olive groves, where the hills of the Itria Valley gently fall into the Adriatic, the eye-popping hotel was inspired by the shapes and colors of a typical Puglian village, built with blinding-white Tufo stone. Everything about the place is for a high-end dream Italian wedding, from the tiered swimming pools and 18-hole golf course to the sumptuous rooms with private terraces, luxe spa, standout authentic restaurants and Mediterranean style gardens that look out onto the sea.

outdoor water sky tree Boat Town body of water vacation River Sea tourism vehicle waterway bay cityscape travel Harbor surrounded several
grass outdoor sky park building estate château lawn fortification castle waterway palace Ruins Garden stone monastery
sky tree grass outdoor building stately home château historic site landmark estate castle palace monastery mansion government building manor house abbey old stone lush

Villa Erba, Lake Como

On the shores of romantic Lago Como, the go-to vacation spot for A-listers like George Clooney, sits the gorgeous Villa Erba. An architectural treasure from the late 1800s, the property was once the lakeside retreat for the Italian film director Luchino Visconti. Inside, the ornate interiors have colorful frescos, inlay ceilings and crystal chandeliers, under which you can dance the night away. The manicured gardens rise above the crystal blue lake, and set a dreamy stage for a cocktail reception and ceremony, complete with the bride’s arrival down the grand staircase or, for even more dramatic flair, by boat on the private pier.

Book Hotels in Lake Como
tree sky outdoor palm palm family vacation Resort arecales Beach Coast tourism estate tropics Sea plant caribbean lined shade
outdoor sky mountain landmark Town aerial photography Nature tourism vacation mountain range people terrain cliff tours overlooking hillside
Hotels Trip Ideas sky outdoor water Coast Sea geographical feature reflection horizon evening Ocean Sunset rock cityscape dusk bay Beach terrain cliff

ViIlla Durazzo, Liguria

Portofino’s eye-catching beauty is on full display at Villa Durazzo, which straddles a bluff overlooking the Gulf of Tigullio. This one-of-a kind 17th Century aristocratic residence is the stuff dream weddings are made of. Just imagine a formal ballroom with frescoed ceilings for dancing and a surrounding park with white cobblestone paths that wind through roses and camellias, past cypress groves, gurgling fountains and an enchanted well.

RELATED: Italy Special: 5 Cities, 25 Incredible Hotels

tree table sky outdoor meal restaurant estate Resort set surrounded several
indoor floor room property bed living room estate Bedroom home interior design hardwood Suite real estate Villa hotel cottage farmhouse apartment furniture
Hotels Romance sky outdoor water Sunset Sun sunrise afterglow reflection cloud dawn Sea horizon dusk evening morning shore Nature Ocean Coast Beach sunlight setting clouds
mountain sky outdoor historic site Town building human settlement estate Village tourism château mountain range monastery castle aerial photography mansion unesco world heritage site overlooking beautiful hillside lush

Castello Di Casole, Tuscany

In the rolling hills of Tuscany, not far from Florence and Siena, are two grand cypress-lined lanes that lead to a historic castle now open as a 42-suite boutique hotel. The hotel and surrounding villas -each with their own glass-tiled pool - are set on a historic 4,200 acre estate bordered by ancient olive trees and vineyards. The hotel is built around the ruins of a 17th-century castle and garden, with a small chapel for officially tying the knot. For the reception, look no further than the terrace above the infinity pool, with views of Tuscan hills stretching into the distance.

RELATED: Check out more photos of Tuscany and add them to your Wanderlist

indoor building Architecture arch place of worship arcade chapel palace byzantine architecture monastery stone mosque basilica aisle estate synagogue tourist attraction ceiling
living room room wall furniture home table interior design wood Design backyard Patio porch chair arranged
tree sky outdoor building château castle tower fortification water castle estate monastery old tall surrounded stone

Rocca Borromeo di Angera, Lake Maggiore

On a rocky hilltop that dominates the South bank of the Lago Maggiore, this 13th-century fortified castle is perfect for couples looking to throw a big blow out. Couples can choose from several options for the ceremony and the reception: a wide terrace with views of the lake, a medieval courtyard, and several grand banquet halls.

Want More?



All products are independently selected by our writers and editors. If you buy something through our links, Jetsetter may earn an affiliate commission.