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Tuscany 05: a Reinassance villa in Chianti

Wedding in Tuscany villaA Renaissance villa on the rolling hills of Chianti area and only 15 km from Florence, this venue is an excellent setting for weddings in Italy and a great base to explore the beautiful Tuscany.
Just in front of the historical mansion, a wide luscious garden with high trees and cypresses welcomes the guests at their arrival at the villa. It’s an amazing landscape which recalls the beauty and tranquillity of Tuscany countryside. Here symbolic weddings, cocktails or dinner can be arranged on the wedding day. Adjacent to the garden is the portico of the villa: a romantic and intimate setting that I would recommend it for an impressive wedding ceremony.
Inside, the villa provides frescoed and elegantly furnished halls: a great backdrop for the photos of the wedding day.
A beautiful terrace with views on the vineyards and the outdoor swimming pool are located on the back of the villa. Also these areas can be made available for the celebrations of the wedding day. Briefly, the villa provides many locations suitable for each moment of the big day: from the wedding ceremony, to the outdoor reception and dancing party.

Venue’s General Information

Ceremony

Civil ceremonies with legal binding  are held at San Casciano Town Hall (only 5 minutes by car) or in other picturesque villages of the Chianti (such as Castellina in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Radda in Chianti). Several churches are available in the area of the venue for the celebration of the Catholic ceremonies. Symbolic and Protestant ceremonies can be set at the venue: in the garden, the portico or terrace.

Reception

This venue provides several settings for the wedding cocktail and dinner. The areas available for the reception are:

  • the large lawn opposite to the villa;
  • the portico area;
  • the terrace;
  • the gardens near the swimming pool;
  • the restaurant area;
  • the hall of the villa (only in case of hiring of the villa for exclusive use);

The large lawn of the venue is suitable to host wedding receptions up to 100 guests. The indoor room and the marquee are available for dinner up to 50 guests. Upon bride and groom request, a marquee or gazebos can be hired for the occasion. The venus is also ideal for intimate parties with closer family and friends.

Music has to stop at midnight in the case the villa is not hired for exclusive use. If all rooms of the venue will be occupied from the guests, no restrictions on the time limit of the music will be applied (the venue just will require to low the volume of the music).

Nearest airports

The nearest airport are:

  • Florence airport: about 25 minutes (by car);
  • Pisa airport: about 55 minutes (by car);
  • Bologna airport:about 1 hour and 20 minutes (by car).

Upon request, Bellissimo Wedding can book car/bus transfers for the guests.

Accommodation

This venue provides 24 rooms for the guests accommodation.

The rooms are divided in:

  • Country Classic 
  • Country Superior Rooms
  • Junior Suites
  • Tuscan Hills Junior Suites
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms

The fee for the hiring of the villa for the wedding ceremony and reception (not for exclusive use, ie. some only some areas will be reserved for the wedding party) is €3000 (during high season). For the hiring of the villa for the exclusive use, the fee is €7000 per night and includes the accommodation in all 24 rooms. Minimum two nights of accommodation are requested. For weddings during the week and/or for hiring of the villa for 4 nights or longer, the fee will be discounted (to be defined with the venue).

The wedding menu price start at €70 per person (drinks not included).

Highlights

Tuscany wedding The villa can be hired for exclusive use on the wedding day. All 24 rooms and indoor and outdoor areas will available for a pleasant stay of your guests and for your wedding party. The minimum stay is 2 nights and, during that time, the venue will be “your private villa in Tuscany”, as says the motto of the villa itself.
During their stay at the villa, the guests will enjoy the stunning panoramas, the swimming pool and the spa on site.
The local restaurant will delight them with the typical Tuscan cuisine made with the most genuine ingredients and home made products. And if they want to learn how to make them, cooking classes can also be arranged on site.
Otherwise, for those who want to enjoy the outdoor areas utmost, BBQ and brunch can be set on the terrace.
A sister hotel is located at short distance, about 3 kilometres, offering additional rooms for guests accommodation.

Our suggestion

This venue is suggested to couples who are looking for an elegant but laid back wedding in Tuscany. It is ideal for groups around 50 guests, so all guests can have accommodation on site.

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