Discover precious and historical sites

In this column today we want to share with you some places which deserve your attention in case you were planning to marry on Lake Como.

Some of them are the most popular, some not, but we wanted to give you a merge of beautiful places. Let’ start with the first one.

Villa Sola Cabiati 

This Villa dates back to the 16th century and it is one of the most famous historic villas on Lake Como. With its well-kept Italian garden it offers a venue for special events of great elegance and refinement.Religious and symbolic ceremonies can be celebrated in this villa which can accommodate up to 140 guests in the assembled tensile structure for the occasion. The Villa can also be reached by boat.

Villa d’Este

Villa d’Este contains a charming hotel among the most celebrated in the world. For centuries it has been the home of European aristocracy and today it is an elegant five-star resort with state-of-the-art reception facilities where the most elegant and exclusive weddings are celebrated. Religious and symbolic ceremonies can be celebrated in the villa either.The villa can accommodate up to 250 guests and can also be reached by boat.

Villa Regina Teodolinda

Villa Regina Teodolinda is situated in the enchanting setting of Laglio, a small town on Lake Como. The Villa has a large garden, with English lawn and swimming pool.The refined lounge, the lush garden and the exclusive access from the lake make Villa Regina Teodolinda a special place to celebrate marvelous weddings. It is possible to celebrate civil, religious and symbolic ceremonies inside the villa or in the romantic garden by the lake. The villa can accommodate up to 80 guests and can also be reached by boat.The Villa also offers the possibility to host wedding guests in its rooms.

Casa sull’albero

In the ancient village of Malgrate, overlooking Lake Como, surrounded by a park of century-old trees with an outdoor swimming pool, Casa Sull’Albero consists of two charming and modern villas made of glass and wood, with 12 bedrooms 20 to 35 square meters in a particular warm minimal chic style. Symbolic and civil ceremonies can be celebrated in an exciting space that offers a magnificent view of the lake. The wedding reception can be held outdoors in the romantic garden. La Casa Sull’Albero is located a few kilometers from Milan and Como and can be easily reached from Malpensa, Linate and Orio al Serio airports.

Villa Pliniana

Villa Pliniana rises in an inlet of Lake Como, immersed in the thick vegetation and set in the rock. In the immediate vicinity, the torrent of the Colore Valley flows into the Lario with a seventy-meter waterfall.The construction is anchored to the rock both in the upstream part and in the front part on the bottom of the lake. The loggia separates the noble floor into two separate bodies where there are two large living rooms, the reception, the billiard room, the dining room and the kitchen. At the center of the court there is a statue representing Neptune holding the trident. In front of the loggia, beyond the courtyard, there is the upstream wall from which the intermittent source flows, which after crossing the villa leads into the lake through the round-headed opening located on the facade of the villa. Four splendid suites occupy the upper and lower floors on the noble floor. A helicoidal staircase covered entirely in carved wood leads from the main floor to the suites on the upper floors. A convenient elevator connects all the floors to the parking lot.The villa is directly accessible from the lake through the modern landing stage or on foot through the park or by car via the private road.

Villa Carlotta

70.000 square meters among gardens and museum structures, immersed in a natural basin, between Lake Como and mountains, rises Villa Carlotta. A location of rare splendor, with a botanical park with many varieties of trees and flowers, an Italian garden with high hedges, statues and water features and many works of art that enrich the structure, with masterpieces by Canova, Thorvaldsen and Hayez. A structure built in the 1600s, imposing but sober, in which you will be enchanted by the beauty that surrounds you, with the many literary and artistic references that characterize it, from the natural landscape, from the spring flowering of
rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cedars, to the plane trees. A romantic and spectacular setting to make your wedding day exclusive and unforgettable for you and your guests.

Villa Leoni 

Villa Leoni rises on the shores of Lake Como and has been classified as a historical monument by the Cultural Heritage. Built in the 40s by the architect Pietro Lingeri, an exponent of Larian Rationalism, a style that characterizes the structure, it is immersed in a park of 4300 square meters that goes from the Strada Regina to the Greenway of the Lake. In addition to the splendid outdoor spaces, enriched by plants centuries-old trees, fruit trees and flowers, even the interior of the Villa leaves you spellbound, with a beautiful 80-seater salon that faces the panorama, a patio and two terraces from which you can admire the surrounding scenery. A unique backdrop for your big day, it also gives you the possibility to celebrate the civil ceremony in the garden and to have a room available for the duration of the event and a Junior Villa for the wedding night.