Italy is where romance, style, sophistication and beauty all meld into one – every corner of this incredible country is wrapped in breathtaking charm and awe-inspiring magnificence.  From the glorious countryside of Tuscany to the dramatic lakes of Como, not forgetting the ancient crumbling capital city of Rome with its  captivating history standing side-by-side with designer boutiques and fabulous eateries.  It’s no wonder that so many couples choose Italy to say I Do.

If you and your partner are set on an unforgettable wedding in Italy, doubtless you will want to find the perfect location. As the experts in destination wedding spaces, we have a variety of incredible venues in different regions to make sure your big day is all that you dream of.  Let’s explore some of the most popular areas in Italy for a spectacular wedding you’ll treasure forever.

Explore Italy’s Top Wedding Regions to Get Married

Beyond the stunning landscapes, each region and city in Italy also offers unique cultural experiences, renowned cuisine, and warm hospitality. Couples and their guests can indulge in the finest Italian wines, savor traditional dishes made with local ingredients, and immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Italian life.

Whether you choose to have an intimate ceremony in a secluded villa or a grand celebration in a historic palace, Italy provides a range of venues and accommodations to suit every couple’s vision. From luxury hotels to charming bed and breakfasts, there are options to accommodate different budgets and preferences.


Perfect for those seeking rural charm, luscious countryside, close proximity to airports  (Florence, Bologna and Pisa) and with a combination of historic cities along with glorious, hilly scenery.

Situated in the centre of Italy, towards the North, there are dazzling views from almost every corner. Tuscany boasts heavenly rugged countryside with colourful flora and fauna, dotted with pretty villas, ancient castles and traditional villages. The area is also home to many wildlife parks and nature reserves.

Tuscany’s countryside, with its rolling vineyards and cypress-lined roads, offers a romantic escape for couples seeking a more intimate and rustic wedding. The region’s charming hilltop towns like Siena, San Gimignano, and Montepulciano provide breathtaking settings for a wedding immersed in Tuscan culture and tradition.

Notable landmarks in Tuscany

  • Leaning Tower of Pisa.
  • The 16th and 17th century Boboli Gardens, Florence.
  • Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Florence.
  • Elba, an island just off the Tuscan mainland.
  • Piazza Duomo Cathedral, Florence.


The UNESCO World Heritage site of Florence is perfect for those wanting an urban wedding that doesn’t lack personality. It’s brimming with Renaissance architecture that’ll infuse your wedding day with culture.

Getting married in Florence means immersing yourself in a city known for its beauty, grandeur, and artistic treasures. Imagine exchanging vows in a Renaissance palace or a romantic garden with a view of Florence’s iconic landmarks such as the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio. The city’s enchanting atmosphere, world-class cuisine, and renowned wines will ensure a wedding experience that is nothing short of extraordinary.

The best time of year for a wedding in Tuscany and Florence

The summer months are often hot, and also busy months for the area, as it’s a popular holiday destination for families. The best months to get married in Tuscany are March to June and September to the end of October.

Top Wedding Venues in Tuscany

From historic churches to lavish vineyards, venues in Tuscany are the perfect blend of charm and elegance.

Imagine a setting featuring plentiful olive groves with a backdrop of the Tuscan countryside, this restored 19th century villa offers a glorious location to get married and will delight you and your guests.  The villa holds up to 120 people (sleeping 36) and is perfectly private, the ideal place for dreamy wedding photographs, thanks to its winding, hidden pathways.

Surrounding the villa is lush woodland and there’s even a cooling swimming pool which could be used for pre-wedding drinks or celebratory cocktails the night before your wedding day.

In the centre of Maremma’s majestic countryside, discover the 12th century Castello di Vicarello, a luxurious, family-owned Italian estate boasting more than 40 hectares of land, a picture-perfect location for your fabulous wedding.

With capacity for up to 160 people (sleeping 26), it is a popular choice for those looking for seclusion, refinement and beauty.  There’s also a gorgeous swimming pool and plenty of opportunities for stunning wedding photographs in the perfectly manicured gardens, olive groves and organic vineyards, framing the stone buildings that make up the estate.

Treat your guests to an incredible backdrop, mesmerising sunsets and dancing all the way through the night, this is an outstanding venue that will impress even the most discerning of guests!

For couples seeking an intimate venue steeped in old-fashioned romance and blended with modern details, look no further than the 5* 17th century Relais La Corta dei Papi, in Cortana, which provides a lavish setting for the ultimate, Italian wedding experience.  This venue hosts up to 150 people and elegant accommodation sleeps up to 50, including an ornate bridal suite.

This remarkable property offers everything you could want for a wonderful wedding, including colourful gardens, wrought iron gazebos and a handsome swimming pool.  Enjoy lush views of the countryside while feasting on freshly-prepared Tuscan dishes courtesy of the La Corte Dei Papi restaurant.

Why Tuscany? Romantic countryside vibe, beautiful views and plenty of beautiful venues to choose from.

Discover more beautiful wedding venues in Tuscany here.

Lake Como

The ideal area for those looking for a tranquil location featuring lakes, countryside and steeped in old-fashioned Italian romance.  Lake Como is well-located for Milan Malpensa airport.

Arguably the most scenic area of Italy, enchanting Lake Como is the third largest lake in the country and sits at the bottom of the Alps.  With all-year-round astonishing scenery, it is one of the most popular places to get married.

Close to small, traditional villages and larger towns, there’s plenty to explore, including botanical gardens and many eye-catching villas, some of which are ideal to host your wedding.

Take in a private boat tour or visit one of the beaches to relax and soak up the sunshine, maybe get closer to nature by exploring the countryside, serene Lake Como offers a haven of peace and tranquillity, endless Italian charm and amazing beauty.

Notable landmarks in Lake Como

  • Cathedral of Como.
  • Basilica of Saint Abundius
  • Villa d’Este, a renaissance residence on the shores of Lake Como.
  • Como-Brunate funicular (for jaw-dropping views of the lake).
  • Tempio Voltiano museum.

Lake Como, nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps, has long been a playground for the rich and famous. This stunning destination offers a mix of natural beauty, old-world charm, and sophisticated elegance, making it a coveted location for a glamorous wedding. With its crystal-clear waters, luxurious villas, and picturesque villages, Lake Como exudes a sense of romance and exclusivity.

The best time of year for a wedding in Lake Como

Summer weddings typically capture the attention of wedding-planning couples the most. With beautiful warm weather, you can take full advantage of all Lake Como has to offer. Couples can plan outdoor ceremonies with panoramic views of the lake. Additionally, you can book a private boat tour to admire the stunning scenery and even take a dip in the crystal-clear waters.

However, as it’s the peak season, venues and accommodations get booked up quickly. That’s why it’s crucial to secure your wedding venue and lodging well in advance.

Top Wedding Venues in Lake Como

The town of Bellagio, often referred to as the “Pearl of Lake Como,” is a popular choice for couples although not the cheapest, looking to tie the knot in this breathtaking region. Bellagio’s narrow cobblestone streets, beautiful gardens, and stunning lake views create a romantic setting for a fairytale wedding. Couples can choose from luxurious villas with private gardens or elegant hotels overlooking the lake, ensuring an unforgettable experience for themselves and their guests.

For those seeking a small, intimate venue wrapped in stylish Italian charm, the Relais Villa Vittoria will doubtless thrill you and your guests.  This villa holds up to 60 people (sleeping 24) and has the added advantage of being situated right on the lake.

A fantastic fusion of old-fashioned Italy and modern styling, this is a wondrous setting, featuring a Jasmine gazebo, a marvellous veranda surrounded by views of Lake Como and generous poolside gardens.  You can also get married in the venue’s main hall.  We particularly recommend this Italian wedding venue for small weddings.

If a castle in Italy is your dream wedding venue, and you love the idea of picturesque Italian lakes, magical Castello di Rossino provides you an extraordinary venue, complete with charm, panache, sophistication and elegance.  This historic 13th century venue caters for up to 120 people and you can stay in the castle for your wedding night, the perfect romantic setting to wake up as a newlyweds.

Historic Villa Balbiano can cater for up to 550 guests (sleeping up to 28).  Situated in the town of Ossuccio, overlooking Lake Como, this timeless villa provides everything your heart desires;  unrivalled lake views, a park dating back 100 years and sublime sunsets, it really is the perfect palatial experience.  A magical venue that immediately transports you back in time,  it is one of those fairytale places that cements itself in your memory.

Imagine a truly romantic wedding ceremony at sunset, surrounded by all your friends and family in an incomparable setting complete with bountiful gardens. Expect every tiny detail executed to perfection, including a menu of fine cuisine to whet your guests’ appetites.  This is one of our most exclusive venues, a captivating place that has to be seen to be believed.

Why Lake Como? Glamorous, romantic and luxurious. A truly special place.


For Wedding Couples Seeking a Combination of Busy City Life and Rural Beauty and Charm, Lombardy is Ideally Located for Milan Airport and Designer Shopping Yet Also Gives Access to Plenty of Natural Beauty.

A wealthy region of Italy, Lombardy is also a tourist favourite because it is home to terrific natural areas, including the edges of the Alps, lakes and countryside.  Milan itself is a bustling city, renowned for being one of the Italian centres for business.  It’s a superb place to spend a weekend shopping and sight-seeing making the region an excellent choice for those seeking a blend of relaxing Italian charm and a vibrant city atmosphere.

Lombardy isn’t just home to its capital, Milan, there are many other provinces, including Lecco, Pavio, Lodi and Sondrio to name a few and it is accessible to Lake Como, Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore.  It’s a terrific region to explore, and for foodies, the area is renowned for specialities such as Ossobuco Alla Milanese (breaded veal), Bresaola (cured meat), and Polenta.

Notable landmarks in Lombardy

  • Monza, home of the Italian Grand Prix.
  • Bormio, for skiing.
  • Stelvio National Park.
  • Sforzesco Castle in Milan featuring art by da Vinci and Michaelangelo.
  • San Siro Stadium (A.C and Inter Milan’s home ground).
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie, renaissance church in Milan, where Da Vinci’s Last Supper painting is on display.

Top Wedding Venues in Lombardy

Situated in the midst of the alluring hills of Santa Maria della Versa, Lombardy you’ll find this exceptional 16th century monastery which hosts up to 300 people for a wedding (sleeping 19).  It is without doubt, a truly incredible venue, featuring vineyards, countryside gardens and panoramic views of the attractive Lombardy landscape.  Furthermore, there’s a fantastic infinity pool and spa, to indulge yourself perhaps pre-wedding and if you want to marry in a chapel, there’s one on-site.

Imagine your wedding guests feasting on exquisite Italian canapés while sipping bubbly champagne taking in the views from the balcony and then enjoying dinner and reception by the side of the infinity pool (with the rest of the night free to dance into the early hours).  This splendid and stylish venue has everything you could wish for and more, making it extremely popular for stylish weddings in Italy.

For a wedding venue steeped in old-fashioned Italian charm, transport yourself back in time and choose Borgo della Rocco.  Located in the North of Italy in Oltrepo, this impeccable hilltop venue features a 12th century medieval village, a park that dates back to the 1700s and remarkable views of lush, Italian countryside with bountiful photo opportunities.  Furthermore, it’s perfect for a larger wedding as it has capacity for 250 people (sleeping 12).

The Borgo della Rocca estate is a collection of buildings including a mansion house, bell tower and chapel, perfectly lending itself to your magical Italian wedding.  Choose to say “I do” in the atmospheric chapel or in the park, perhaps as the sun goes down to take advantage of the romantic setting and the lighting at dusk.

Amalfi Coast, Campania

Nestled along the rugged coastline of southern Italy, the Amalfi Coast is a picturesque region that captivates with its cliffside villages, turquoise waters, and dramatic views. This UNESCO World Heritage Site serves as a romantic backdrop for couples seeking a wedding in an idyllic Mediterranean setting.

With its charming towns like Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello, couples can choose from a variety of stunning venues, from intimate villas perched on the cliffs to elegant hotels overlooking the sea. The region’s warm climate, delicious cuisine, and vibrant atmosphere add to the allure of an Amalfi Coast wedding.

Just a short boat ride from the Amalfi Coast lies the beautiful island of Capri. Renowned for its natural beauty and glamorous ambiance, Capri offers a truly luxurious wedding experience. Imagine saying “I do” in a cliffside garden overlooking the azure sea, followed by a reception in a chic beach club or an elegant villa. Capri’s exclusive vibe, upscale boutiques, and Michelin-starred restaurants make it an ideal choice for couples who want to celebrate their love in style.

Adjacent to the Amalfi Coast, the town of Sorrento provides another enchanting setting for a destination wedding. Known for its breathtaking views of Mount Vesuvius and its charming old town, Sorrento offers a blend of romance and authenticity.

Wedding Venues in Campania

The best time of year for a wedding in Campania

The Amalfi Coast is an incredibly popular location, and for good reason. Specifically during the summer months, these cities draw in large crowds, making the region both busy and expensive. While the season offers ideal weather for a summer celebration, it may not suit those wanting a relaxing wedding atmosphere. For warmer temperatures and fewer crowds, spring is the perfect window for a wedding celebration in Campania.

Discover more beautiful wedding venues in Campania here.


Located in the south of Italy, Puglia is one of the most underrated Italian wedding locations. This hidden gem is known for its stunning beaches, historical sites, and vineyards scattered across the region’s countryside. Whether you’re looking for a stunning rural wedding or an intimate cliffside soiree, Puglia offers something for everyone. 

For those looking to escape the city, consider staying at one of their well-known Masserias. These are historic farm properties that have since been converted into stunning estates in Puglia. These villas have a rich history and are the perfect choice for those dreaming of a venue unlike any other. For those that want to be in the action, consider choosing a seaside city along their 800 kilometers of coastline, like the capital Bari, known as “Florence in the South.”

The picturesque town of Ostuni, with its whitewashed buildings and winding alleys, offers a magical setting for a romantic wedding. Couples can choose to exchange vows in the town’s historical cathedral or in a charming outdoor location surrounded by olive groves. The nearby town of Alberobello, famous for its trulli houses, provides a fairytale backdrop for a truly unique and memorable wedding celebration.

Wedding Venues in Puglia

The best time of year for a wedding in Puglia

Puglia’s coastline is one of its main attractions, making summer the ideal season for weddings in the region. With warm weather and fewer crowds than other tourist destinations, summer offers the perfect conditions for hosting the ultimate wedding in the south of Italy.

Why Puglia? Rustic and picturesque with a great choice of beautiful venues to choose from while close to the sea.

Discover stunning Wedding Venues in Puglia here.

Portofino and the Riviera

On the Italian Riviera, the charming fishing village of Portofino beckons couples with its pastel-colored houses, glamorous yachts, and enchanting harbor. This exclusive destination offers a sense of luxury and sophistication, making it an ideal choice for a stylish and chic wedding. Picture a seaside ceremony in a cliffside church followed by a reception in a waterfront restaurant, where you can savor the freshest seafood and dance under the stars.

The nearby towns of Santa Margherita Ligure and Cinque Terre also offer enchanting settings for a romantic wedding. These coastal gems boast colorful facades, breathtaking views, and a relaxed atmosphere. Couples can exchange vows on a panoramic terrace overlooking the sea or in a charming church tucked away in one of the picturesque villages. The region’s fresh seafood, delicious Ligurian cuisine, and world-renowned wines will make your wedding celebration an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

Rome, Lazio

There’s no better place to celebrate your eternal love than in the Eternal City itself. As the capital of Italy, Rome is one of the most visited travel destinations. This probably comes as no surprise due to its iconic landmarks, such as the Colosseum and the Pantheon, as well as its vibrant cultural scene, kept alive in its museums and art galleries.

The blend of history, cultural preservation, and romance makes Rome a truly unforgettable wedding destination. Its long list of wedding venues caters to every taste, whether you envision exchanging vows in a historic church or in a mountaintop estate overlooking the city.

Couples can choose to exchange vows in the historic heart of Rome, with iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum or the Roman Forum as a backdrop. Alternatively, they can opt for a romantic ceremony in one of Rome’s stunning churches, such as St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City or the charming Santa Maria in Trastevere. The city’s renowned cuisine, world-class museums, and lively atmosphere ensure that your wedding celebration in Rome will be truly unforgettable.

Wedding Venues in Rome

From centuries-old churches rich with history to mountain-top villas with panoramic views of the city, The Eternal City is brimming with wedding venues fit for every couple regardless of their desired wedding theme. 

The Eternal City is brimming with venues that range from centuries-old churches to villas perched ontop of mountains overlooking the city.

The best time of year for a wedding in Rome

Spring and autumn are the prime seasons for weddings in Rome, as you can avoid the brutal summer heat and the large tourist crowds. Avoiding the peak seasons allows you to have more freedom to capture stunning wedding photos in the city center. Additionally, choosing these times can lead to big savings on venues and accommodations.

Discover more wedding venues in Rome here.


Located off the southern coast of Italy, Sicily is a captivating island that offers a unique and enchanting setting for couples looking to tie the knot. With its rich history, diverse landscapes, and vibrant culture, Sicily provides an extraordinary backdrop for unforgettable weddings.

Sicily’s charm lies in its blend of ancient ruins, picturesque coastlines, and breathtaking landscapes. The island is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, the historical center of Syracuse, and the mosaics of Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina. These historical treasures offer a sense of grandeur and romance, providing couples with a range of stunning venues for their wedding ceremonies and receptions.

When it comes to choosing a wedding location in Sicily, the options are plentiful. From the charming coastal town of Taormina with its stunning views of Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea to the baroque splendor of Noto and the historic city of Palermo, each destination offers its own unique atmosphere and architectural wonders. Couples can exchange vows in ancient churches, elegant palaces, or even on the sandy beaches overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Wedding Venues in Sicily

From beautiful volcanic Mediterranean island villas to private countryside estates, Sicily is brimming with unique venue options that suit each couple’s wedding preferences and budget. 

The best time of year for a wedding in Sicily

The ideal time for a wedding in Sicily is typically during the spring or autumn seasons. These months offer moderate climates that are perfect for outdoor celebrations. However, for couples who envision a winter wonderland wedding, the quieter and less expensive winter season might be a better option. Ultimately, the best time for a Sicily wedding depends on the couple.

For more wedding venue ideas, check out our round-up of the best wedding venues in Sicily

Venice, Veneto

Known for its romantic ambiance, winding canals, and exquisite Venetian Gothic architecture, Venice undoubtedly offers a breathtaking backdrop for any wedding. Its fairytale-like setting adds an extra layer of charm to your celebration, whether you choose to exchange vows on a gondola or inside one of the city’s top wedding venues.

For couples seeking an urban wedding destination infused with romance, history, and one-of-a-kind cuisine, the capital city of Veneto is the ultimate choice. It’s an unforgettable destination for those looking to say ‘I do’ in one of the world’s most romantic cities.

Veneto offers a variety of unique wedding venues, including historic palazzos, hotels, and even intimate gondolas, providing couples with countless options to create their dream wedding.

Discover 9 timeless Wedding Venues in Venice, Italy

Where in Italy is best for a wedding?

Italy offers an abundance of stunning regions and cities for couples dreaming of a destination wedding. Whether you prefer the dramatic cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, the rustic beauty of Puglia, the artistic treasures of Tuscany and Florence, the elegance of Lake Como, the glamour of Portofino and the Riviera, or the historical wonder of Rome, each destination promises a unique and unforgettable wedding experience.

From the enchanting Amalfi Coast with its cliffside villages and turquoise waters to the idyllic countryside of Puglia with its charming farmhouses and olive groves, Italy offers a range of picturesque settings for exchanging vows. Tuscany and Florence, with their rolling hills, vineyards, and historical architecture, provide a romantic backdrop that combines natural beauty with cultural heritage.

Lake Como, with its crystal-clear waters and luxurious villas, exudes an air of elegance and sophistication. Portofino and the Riviera offer a glamorous coastal setting that is perfect for a stylish and chic celebration. And finally, Rome, with its iconic landmarks and historical grandeur, presents couples with a wedding experience steeped in history and culture.

Best regions in Italy to get married on a budget?

Puglia has some great options while been cheaper than other areas, Lake Garda, Tuscany and Sicily are regions that are good for budget restrictions. Lake Como is very glamorous and can also come with a much larger price tag.

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Getting Married in Italy

Italy’s accessibility and well-developed infrastructure make it easy for couples and their guests to travel and explore the surrounding areas. With international airports and efficient transportation networks, reaching your chosen destination is convenient and stress-free.

Read our guide on getting married in Italy here.

In conclusion, Italy offers a wealth of stunning regions and cities that provide an ideal backdrop for a dream wedding. Whether you envision a seaside ceremony on the Amalfi Coast, a rustic celebration in the heart of Tuscany, or an elegant affair on the shores of Lake Como, Italy’s diverse landscapes, rich history, and cultural heritage create an unparalleled setting for a romantic and unforgettable wedding.

Embark on a journey to Italy, and let the beauty and charm of this remarkable country set the stage for your special day.