It’s a day which has probably been in the planning long before the engagement so finding somewhere to host the big day is a big deal, almost as big a deal as the dress.
If green rolling hills, fine wine, stunning sunsets and a delicious local feast are on your list of wedding ‘musts’ then opting for Italy as your wedding destination could be a great choice.
Red Savannah’s wedding villas in Italy range from grand residences with private chapels to the most subtle villas with beautiful gardens. Our Italian villa experts have selected their pick of the finest villas in which to say ‘I do’.
Top wedding villas in Tuscany
Castel Botticelli, sleeps 38
This impressive villa on the outskirts of Florence dates back to the 14th century and is owned by an ancient Florentine noble family. The villa extends over five buildings and has its very own spa, perfect for relaxing and prepping before the nuptials. Beautiful terraces and gardens with views over the Tuscan hills will bring everyone together to celebrate style. 20 beautiful rooms provide ample space over five buildings for up to 38 guests.
Castello di Segalari, sleeps 20
This authentic medieval castle has original architectural features and stunning grounds with several indoor and outdoor areas for entertaining large gatherings. During the summer, the vast roof-top terrace - lit by hundreds of candles at night - comes into its own. The castle also has a private beach 15 minutes away, a tennis court and a children’s playroom – perfect for keeping little guests entertained.
Borgo Casamora, sleeps 30 – 38
Set on an agricultural estate on the slopes of the Pratomagno hills to the south east of Florence, this villa comprises six small villas, a restaurant, courtyard (ideal for an outdoor wedding breakfast) and beautiful outdoor areas offering unique photo opportunities. Fine Italian stonework and fresh modern interiors combine to create a very special venue with individual villas offering ample space and privacy to accommodate a wedding party.
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Villa del Conte, Umbria, sleeps 20
Dating back to the 11th century, this ancient castle is set on an 18,000-acre estate and boasts its own private chapel, Santa Maria Maddalena, with beautiful restored frescoes. The landscaped gardens and shaded courtyards provide ample space to relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounds. The views over the Tiber Valley provide some of the best photographic backdrops we’ve seen and is the icing on the cake of this villa.
Villa San Comagio, Amalfi Coast, sleeps 16
Set amidst a maze of atmospheric streets, in pretty gardens with citrus, almond and fig trees and perched above the beach, no property could be more representative of Positano than Villa San Comagio. Magnificent terraces which overlook the Tyrrhenian Sea beyond are a great spot for a special gathering. A popular choice for celebrations of all kinds, booking early is highly recommended for this property.
For more information on special occasion villas in Italy, speak to our Italy travel specialists. For more inspiration view our full collection of luxury villas in Tuscany and luxury villas in Italy.