Tuscany 03: a historic villa on Florence hills
Fiesole is one of the most renowned Italian wedding destinations thanks to its spectacular views, the nice hamlet and the prestigious villas, among which a historic mansion designed for private events and exclusive weddings.
It is a 17th century villa, still keeping its original furniture, tapestries, Murano chandeliers and a large outdoor area.
In detail, the venue provides an unspoiled Italian garden ideal for the photo session of the newlywed, a charming oak trees garden generally used for romantic wedding ceremonies under the trees, a stone panoramic terrace with an amazing view of Florence and the countryside around it and, last but not least, a wide lawn divided in four sections by a footpath and a well in the middle. Cocktails and wedding dinners can be served on the terrace or in the lawn in accordance to bride and groom’s desires and preferences. Dancing party is also allowed until late while, to end the party with a gran finale, the fireworks display can be visible from the panoramic terrace.
Do you have a large number of guests and you are worried about the weather? No problem, the venue offers elegant halls hosting up to 250 guests for a seat down dinner or an elegant marquee can be set in the garden.
Venue’s General Information
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. Also the Town Hall in Fiesole welcomes civil ceremonies of couples coming from abroad. Protestant ceremonies and Symbolic ceremonies can take place at the villa in the oak trees garden, on the lawn, on the panoramic terrace and in the small chapel on site. For Catholic ceremonies, it is possible to take advantage of a charming church made of stone bricks, only a stone throw from the villa.
This historic villa provides several settings for the wedding cocktail and dinner. The areas available for the reception are:
- the Italian garden;
- the panoramic terrace;
- the lawn;
- 5 indoor halls;
Outside the villa can host up to 300 guests for the dinner. Inside the halls are available for dinner up to 250 guests (tables will be set in the various rooms at the ground floor). Upon request, a marquee can be set in the lawn of the villa.
Music is allowed outdoor until midnight. Afterwards the party can continue indoor until 04.00 am.
This historic villa on Florence hills is located only 30 minutes (by car) from the city centre and 15 minutes (by car) from Fiesole. The nearest airports are:
- Florence airport: about 35 minutes by car;
- Pisa airport: about 1 hour and 30 min by car;
- Bologna airport: about 1 hour and 40 minutes by car
Opposite to the historic villa, a resort with 12 apartments is available for the accommodation of the guests (up to 60/65 people). Many other hotels, B&B and apartments are available in the area (Florence and Fiesole).
The villa is hired for exclusive use on the wedding day, which assures the utmost privacy.
For the accommodation of the guests, an estate with 12 apartments is located just on the opposite side of the same street. The apartments are rustic but comfortable.
Swimming pool is also available on site.
The local restaurant provides the breakfast and, if you wish, lunch and dinner. Don’t forget to try the antipasti and hand made pasta!
For an informal dinner or BBQ, the estate takes advantage of the cloister area, the indoor hall and BBQ area.
Olive oil is produced in the mill on site. A guided tour and tasting is a nice activity for the guests coming from abroad. Otherwise, cooking lessons can be arranged for more enterprising people. If you just want to relax, take a glass of the good local wine and enjoy the stunning Tuscan countryside.
For catholic wedding with legal binding, a cosy church made in stones is closed to the villa.
This venue is one of the most prestigious wedding venues in Florence area: ideal for a sophisticated and elegant wedding and for couples who love the authentic historic villas in Italy.
It is perfect for receptions with 50 guests or more (due to the size of the villa and its outside areas).
A plus is given by the apartments under the same property which offer the opportunity of relaxing holidays with friends and family. Children are welcome: they will love the animals of the farm and the playground in the olive garden.
If you wish to get additional details and a free quote for this historic villa on Florence hills, do not hesitate to contact us.
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