There’s one prominent reason why couples from all over the world jet off to Italy for their destination wedding. This gorgeous European country has an enviable climate, one that you can rely on for perfect sunshine on your special day. Forget worrying about the British weather, and start planning your paradisiacal wedding in Italy.
So, in true Zankyou style, let us recommend some stunning destination wedding venues that will become the of your wedding day. Your venue will be the spot your guests will never forget, it’ll be the backdrop to your timeless wedding photos, and it will be the centre your joyous celebration – so let’s get it right.
Specialized in every type of reception, Baglio Regia Corte is the perfect combination of the professionalism of highly qualified staff and the elegant sophistication of a bucolic setting that will leave you breathless. The nineteenth-century beams from which the structure was made have undergone a profound restyling – for a modern touch with a hint of Sicilian noble tradition. For summer weddings, there’s the possibility of outdoor dining on the parquet by the pool. Your destination wedding will be immersed in the countryside, with bales of hay, candles, lights, wood and wild flowers, the ideal setting for a rural-chic theme.
A villa from the 1700s in Chianti, located in the heart of Tuscany. Villa La Palagina offers you a unique location for your wedding: a historic building elegantly renovated to guarantee maximum beauty and comfort. Spend your wedding night in the spacious Superior Room with incredible views of the Chianti countryside, equipped with a Jacuzzi to give you a royal experience. To accommodate friends and relatives, you can choose between stone houses and apartments, all furnished in the typical Tuscan style: terracotta floors, ceilings with wooden beams and old stone fireplaces. When you wake up you can cool off in the fantastic infinity pool and enjoy the magical Tuscan landscape. And of course, what’s a wedding in Chianti without wine? The La Palagina estate produces its own Chianti wines that will be paired exquisitely with every gourmet dish on your wedding menu.
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Tenuta dei Mori is an ancient farmhouse from the early 1900s, restored in the late 1980s, immersed in the typical Umbrian landscape. The venue, thanks to the elegant and versatile facilities, offers an array of possibilities for destination wedding receptions. In fact, it has a large garden with swimming pool where you can set up a welcome aperitif, and then move to the inner hall for the wedding banquet. The atmosphere and the elegance of the location, together with the professional service, will make your special day all the more unforgettable.
Tenuta di Artimino has its roots in a fascinating past, immersed in vineyards and olive groves, where art, nature and culture intertwine to give unique experiences. The main attraction at this estate is the splendid Villa Medicea La Ferdinanda, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. The magnificent halls, the garden with the romantic swallow’s nest staircase, the ancient cellars … each space is unique and can be personalised with every detail. The Villa can also host civil ceremonies, both indoors and outdoors. The Estate also boasts a Hotel to accommodate your guest, and a plethora of outdoor spots for your celebrations and photos in the Italian sunshine.
Palazzo Ducale Venturi dates back to 1500 and was once a medieval fortress. The recently renovated structure is spread over two floors. The main garden, that of the pool, which is overlooked by the gym and bar, and the secret garden, are ideal for a quiet evening inebriated by the scent of the citrus grove. This is an incredibly unique environment for the refined choice of furniture, paintings and ancient artefacts, which make it a luxury location to celebrate both your destination wedding and your honeymoon experience in gorgeous Italy.
The Grand Hotel San Marino is a modern and elegant hotel venue with a breathtaking view of the Montefeltro valley that surrounds it. Located in the historic centre of the Republic of San Marino, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but easily accessible by car, it is the ideal place to celebrate your big day. A versatile location capable of adapting to your every desire – every wedding theme and creative idea is possible through the help of their expert planning team. Discover hospitality, elegance and professionalism in one place.