The most beautiful venues in Italy
Celebrate your wedding surrounded by rolling vineyards, olive groves and woods
by Flavia Arditi
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Offering postcard-perfect vistas, Italy’s bucolic landscapes lure and captivate, making Italy is the perfect place to celebrate a countryside wedding. With its charming hamlets and age-old villas immersed in greenery, the Italian countryside provides the perfect location to seal your love.
Italy is a foodie’s paradise, with an exceptionally varied regional gastronomy and wine offer that will tantalize the palates of both couples and guests alike. There are plenty of spectacular locations to choose from, spanning from north to south, including luxury hotels in Piedmont, Venetian villas, farmhouses in Lombardy and Marche, masserie in Puglia, and plenty of stunning properties in Sicily, not least scores of wonderful venues in Tuscany – take a look at our roundup of the best venues in the region.
The choices are endless. If you’re after a bucolic setting amid rolling hills, vineyards, woods and olive groves, take a look at our roundup below. Make sure you pick the venue that makes your heart sing and you won’t go wrong.
Paghera Green Events Via Molini, 7 - Lonato del Garda
This highly flexible event space can easily be adapted to suit a variety of needs and requirements, creating the perfect setting for any event. Paghera Green Events is a unique space home to a stunning verdant garden sprinkled with lights, water features and garden furnishings, along with soothing music and fragrant flowers. Whether you’re after a classic or modern wedding, a winter or summer celebration, or simply something a little different, you won’t go wrong here.
L’Albereta Relais & Châteaux Via Vittorio Emanuele, 23 - Erbusco
This gorgeous hotel in Franciacorta near Lake Iseo is set amid rolling hills carpeted in vineyards. Surrounded by a centuries-old park, the hotel offers a variety of event spaces – both indoors and outdoors – that can be customized to suit a variety of needs. It’s the ideal setting for all types of weddings, from small, intimate ceremonies to large events. An enchanting place to celebrate the most important day of your life.
Tenuta Travaglino Località Travaglino, 6 - Calvignano
Spread out over 400 hectares, Tenuta Travaglino is home to 12 farmsteads, a historic hamlet and an inn. Humankind and nature harmoniously come together, revealing the beauty of this region rich in history and traditions. Set in a woody, rural landscape of unspoiled beauty, it’s the oldest winery in the Oltrepò Pavese. This unique venue is utterly charming and is perfect for small, elegant weddings.
Villa Trivulzio Piazza Trivulzio, 1 - Omate di Agrate Brianza
A historic residence with a centuries-old park only 14km from Milan, Villa Trivulzio is the perfect choice for couples looking for a venue with all the charm of a historic villa not far from the city. The opulent halls of Villa Trivulzio open up onto one of the most spectacular gardens of Brianza. The splendid, opulent setting provides the most wonderful backdrop for a memorable wedding. The villa’s event spaces can host up to 240 guests.
Relais San Maurizio Località San Maurizio, 39 - Santo Stefano Belbo
Set in an ancient 17th century monastery surrounded by the vineyards of the Langhe, Relais San Maurizio is an oasis of tranquility perfect to celebrate the most important day of your life. With its frescoed rooms, elegant lounges and ample terraces overlooking the area’s rolling Moscato vineyards, Relais San Maurizio offers a private, intimate setting with large, brightly lit spaces.
Nestled among the picturesque hills of Biella, Villa Era is an elegant late 19th century residence built on the site of a rustic farmhouse. Immersed in a lush green park bordering the property’s historic vineyard, the villa is the perfect choice for couples seeking a charming noble villa to celebrate their big day. The event spaces, including the halls, the garden, the square in front of the villa, the internal courtyard and the wine cellars, are generously sized, perfect to host all manner of events.
Villa Rizzardi Via Villa Rizzardi, 9 - Negrar di Valpolicella
The imposing and majestic Villa Rizzardi is celebrated for its gorgeous Italian gardens known for their play on shapes and perspective. It’s a great choice for large, lavish weddings. The spacious, elegant interiors can accommodate up to 250 seated guests, and are easily customizable to suit individual needs. The outdoor spaces can accommodate a variety of additional facilities, including catering areas, onsite parking and marquees.
Il Dominio di Bagnoli Via G. Garibaldi, 35 - Bagnoli di Sopra
A truly unique property, Dominio di Bagnoli is a historic property spanning over 1000 years of history. Classified as a national monument, it occupies an area of 200,000sqm. The property includes a wide range of spaces perfect to host memorable celebrations, including Villa Widmann-Borletti, the historic cellars, granaries, old workshops and gardens. The venue’s many spaces make this the perfect choice for any type of wedding, in particular large, lavish celebrations.
Casa Olivi Contrada S. Maria in Paterno - Treia
If you’re after a bucolic setting exuding heaps of charm, this venue is for you. Casa Olivi is a beautifully restored Italian country house where classic and modern features combine, giving life to striking, captivating décor. Offering spectacular views, the villa offers the perfect combination of tradition and innovation, with an iconic infinity pool and stylish furnishings. Perfect for fun, intimate celebrations with close friends.
Masseria Torre Maizza Contrada Coccaro - Savelletri
Nestled on a striking stretch of Puglia’s Adriatic Coast, Masseria Torre Maizza by Rocco Forte Hotels combines the best of the sea and the countryside, with interiors exuding contemporary luxury and a nod to local heritage. With its fairytale location and experienced staff providing exceptional service, Masseria Torre Maizza is the ideal venue to host a memorable wedding.
Sicily Noto - Siracusa
Dimora delle Balze Noto - Siracusa
With its contemporary design and Mediterranean vibe, Dimora delle Balze is the perfect venue to host a magical ceremony immersed in nature. Couples can enjoy an enchanting ceremony among citrus trees, by the swimming pool or in the courtyard, while during the winter months the warm and cozy halls provide the perfect setting to tie the knot.