There are many wedding venues in Tuscany, Italy, and this is often a problem for many couples looking to get married in Italy. You know… you begin looking for the perfect wedding venue and research all sorts of different places. But then, you start to compare them, and it starts to get confusing… I call this paralysis by analysis!
Over the years, I have worked at what many consider the best wedding venues in Tuscany. Having worked in so many beautiful places, I definitely have a lot of knowledge about wedding venues. So, it’s no surprise that when I start talking to a new client, they inevitably ask, “What are the best wedding venues in Tuscany, Italy?
This is a really difficult question and is what prompts me to have this list of amazing locations. As a professional photographer and husband to an Italian wedding planner between us, we have a lot of experience at many venues. This list is by no means comprehensive. There are some fantastic venues where I have not yet had the chance to work.
What’s more, there are also some places that, although they are incredible they are just really hard to work at for one reason or another. This, of course, adds another unnecessary level of difficulty when trying to plan a destination wedding that we don’t need!
For our clients, we want their special day to be a highly memorable experience for everyone attending as well as an impeccably organized event. Choosing a great venue is a critical part of your journey towards a perfect wedding day.
As you evaluate potential venues in Tuscany for your ideal wedding location, try to ask yourself the following questions:
Whether you are eloping or planning a small or large wedding, we can offer you our insight based on over 15 years of experience.
For example, for a small wedding or elopement, we know which venues are the right size for a small intimate gathering. If the photos are the most important thing to you, I can tell you which properties photograph really well. Not just on the property but also all the beautiful locations in the vicinity for dreamy wedding photos. Or, for instance, if you need a wedding venue in Tuscany that will accommodate many guests then we know immediately where you should start looking.
Anyway, enough said… here is our list of Tuscany wedding venues!
Between lovely boutique hotels and five-star resorts, Tuscany has some charming luxury wedding venues that will have you swooning. Picture this, an infinity pool looking over the hills of Chianti or the super chic spa of a famous winery. There are indeed some highly exclusive venues in this renowned region of central Italy.
Here is a shortlist of some excellent luxury wedding venues in Tuscany:
A beautiful villa nestling in the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards is many people’s idea of paradise. Picture this: sitting in a quiet corner of the private gardens reading a book, or lying by the swimming pool sipping a cocktail a few days before your special day. The wind is gently swaying the fronds of the olive trees… there is not a single drop of wedding stress in sight!
If you like the idea of a private, small wedding venue in Tuscany then you will enjoy browsing some of the most beautiful Tuscany villa wedding venues:
A medieval castle is a prime location for a wedding, and thankfully there are many castes in Tuscany! Some are quite rustic, and others are elegant, refined Tuscan castles that can accommodate your needs in style. Almost all the Tuscany castle wedding venues have accommodation so you can stay in some historic surroundings.
Here are some of the best castles in Tuscany:
This is the most abundant category. There are a lot of country houses to choose from of varying levels. We can also group in here the Fattoria, which in Italian means a farm that often also produces its own ingredients. Many of the country-houses are self-catering, so you will need to be more independent on the days around your wedding. Most rooms will be apartments so you can go shopping and have some food in the fridge.
Here are some of our favorite farmhouse style wedding venues in Tuscany:
Tuscany also has a long stretch of coastline, if you’ve been dreaming of a seaside wedding you might just find a venue close to the sea. There are not too many and most are not beachfront but they do have easy access to the sea.
Here are a few seaside wedding venues in Tuscany: Castello Segalari, Torre di Talamonacio, L’Andana, Hotel Il Pelicano.
Now you have a venue or perhaps at least a shortlist of your favorite ones. Next, you need an Italian wedding planner or local person with experience at your chosen places to help answer your questions. We are more than happy to talk to you about planning and photographing your wedding in Italy. You can either talk to my wife, who is a wedding planner, or me, the photographer.
Finally, if you are still overwhelmed by all the options, then drop us a message, we can set up a call to listen to your ideas and share some advice, this way, we will help you find the perfect wedding venue in Tuscany.