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Tuscany 02: Villa La Vedetta, a luxury wedding venue

Villa La VedettaDo you wish to enjoy the best views of Florence for your wedding in Italy?

Great, I know the right place for you. It is Villa La Vedetta, a 5 stars hotel in Florence and a luxury wedding venue which provides an amazing terrace overlooking Florence and the River Arno. I believe this is one of the most breathtaking settings for a wedding ceremony and reception in Tuscany. The view of the Florence Cathedral from here is just stunning and words do not make justice to such a unique place. You have to see it!

The hotel consists of a main villa built in neo classical style and a smaller romantic building located in the same park. Totally 18 rooms, all classy furnished with precious marbles of different colours, available for the accommodation of families and closer friends.

The Italian garden is neatly maintained: another exclusive location for a wedding ceremony or an appetizing aperitif.

Venue’s General Information

Ceremony

Civil ceremonies with legal binding can be set in the historical centre of Florence, at the stunning Sala Rossa of Palazzo Vecchio. Also other settings have recently been authorized by Florence Town Hall to held civil ceremonies. Protestant ceremonies and Symbolic ceremonies can take place at Villa La Vedetta, in the Italian garden or on the panoramic terrace. For Catholic ceremonies, it is possible to take advantage of one of the beautiful churches in Florence or in the countryside around the city.

Reception

Villa La Vedetta provides several settings for the wedding cocktail and dinner. The areas available for the reception are:

  • the Italian garden;
  • the panoramic terrace;
  • the gazebo on the panoramic terrace;
  • the indoor hall adjacent to the gazebo;
  • the restaurant area (for small parties);
  • the indoor halls (in case of exclusive use of the venue);

The wide panoramic terrace allows to host wedding dinner with a large number of guests (up to 180 people). The indoor areas can accommodate up to 120 guests. Villa La Vedetta is also suitable for small and intimate wedding reception. Some areas will be reserved for the cocktail and dinner or can be hired for exclusive use.

Music and dancing party are allowed until 11.30pm. In the case all rooms of the venue will be booked for the accommodation of guests, the dancing party can continue indoor until 3am.

Nearest airports

Villa La Vedetta is located in  Florence. The nearest airports are:

  • Florence airport: about 20 minutes by car;
  • Pisa airport: about 1 hour by car;
  • Bologna airport: about 1 hour and 20 minutes by car

Accommodation

Villa La Vedetta provides 18 rooms divided as following:

  • 6 Romantic rooms
  • 5 Gran Deluxe
  • 6 Deluxe suites
  • 1 Bellavista suite
Villa La Vedetta proposes welcome cocktail starting at €30 + vat per person. Wedding dinner menu starts at €100 + vat per person. No fee is applied in the case the areas of the venue are not hired for exclsuive use. For the exclusive use of the panoramic terrace the fee will be quoted on the base of the number of guests and selected menu. For the exclusive use of the entire hotel (including the 18 rooms and all areas) the fee is €12.000 per night. Minimum 2 stays is required.

Highlights

Florence wedding receptionThe venue can be hired for exclusive use or, for intimate weddings, only some areas will be reserved for the ceremony and receptions.
The honeymoon suite, Bellavista suite, worth to be seen: its large window faces the Cathedral of Florence and the view is so beautiful that it doesn’t look real.
The swimming pool and pool bar are lovely spots to relax and enjoy the amazing setting.
Shuttle service between Villa La Vedetta and Florence city centre is available from 9am to 7pm as complimentary service.
On the night before the wedding, it is possible to arrange a cocktail on the terrace while enjoying the sunset.
For the day after, a brunch will restore the guests after the party.

Our suggestion

This venue is ideal for an elegant and classy weddings in Florence.
Whether for an intimate wedding or for a large number of guests, this venue represents the perfect place for an impeccable event.

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