Castello di Vincigliata and San Martino a Mensola

This wedding in Fiesole takes place in 3 locations. We have the preparations at hotel Villa Fiesole, the ceremony at the Chiesa di San Martino a Mensola and then the reception at Castello di Vincigliata.

Hotel Villa Fiesole is located just a few hundred meters from the town of Fiesole and about 5 minutes from the church. The hotel has a good location, you can find it directly under the Belmond Villa San Michele. Both the bride and groom prepare at the hotel. Once I finish the photos with the bride we all move to the church. The ceremony goes perfectly and the couple exit to lots of cheers and confetti. A two-seater classic car is waiting for them, the groom drives and they go to Castello di Vincigliata where the celebrations will start.

While we are waiting for the guests to arrive at the castle we use the time to take some photos with the car. Once everyone arrives cocktails and food is available in the gardens in front of the castle. Family photos follow and then dinner is served in the courtyard. The courtyard is one of the main reasons why many people decide to get married at Castello di Vincigliata.

A lovely dinner takes place with entertaining speeches, after, everyone moves outside for the cutting of the cake and the party!

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Jules Bower

Italian and destination wedding photographer Jules Bower photographs weddings in Italy, Europe and worldwide. His unique approach and expertise arrive from not only an obsession with photography but also because he owned one of the first and most successful wedding planning agencies in Italy.

5 Responses to “Castello di Vincigliata and San Martino a Mensola”

  1. Carol
    May 10, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    Congrats Aisling and Dave!!
    The photos are absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful bride and handsome groom with the perfect Italian setting 🙂 xXx

  2. Rosemary
    May 10, 2012 at 10:57 pm

    WOW the pictures are gorg!
    congrats dave & aisling!
    definately an advertisement for future wedding in florence!xx

  3. Sue Thompson
    May 11, 2012 at 1:01 am

    Congratulations to the truly beautiful bride and groom .
    Mary you must be so proud ..What a beautiful family you have …. A magnificent setting too ..
    My Love to you all . x x x xx

  4. MARY DINEEN
    May 11, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS DAVID AND AISLING
    Delighted to see the photographs especially love the timeless quality of the black and white ones in the castle!xx

  5. Leonora
    May 11, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    Really lovely photos of a magical day. I have been like a peacock showing everyone at work. No work done! Love the black and white ” snapped by papparazi” ones

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