Get to know the best wedding Venue in Milan for a civil Wedding!

Discover marriage requirements and the best wedding venues for a civil wedding in Milan

The peculiarity of the town hall of Milan is that you won’t manage with a phone call.

There are several appointment you have to attend in person to get married in this town.

As your local wedding planner here, we can manage the entire procedure for foreigner getting married in Milan.

Concerning the rules for foreigner getting married in Italy we suggest you to read our article on marriage requirement for foreigner getting married in Italy.

Concerning the best wedding venues in Milan, the preferred one for celebrating a civil marriage and civil union, is always Palazzo Reale.

In addition to this historic venue, the City Council has identified additional municipal venues suitable for prestige and location.

Let’s see all of them.

Villa Litta Modignani

Facade of Villa Litta Modignani during a civil wedding in Milan.
Wedding Room at Villa Litta Modignani

Identified since time immemorial as the Villa of the village of Affori, consisting of the main building on three floors from which short lateral bodies extend to delimit a small courtyard, Villa Litta Modignani experienced its moment of most extraordinary splendor during the 19th century, becoming one of the most renowned villas in the Milan countryside.

Surrounded at that time by a vast park much larger than the present one, it became the holiday residence destined for receptions for the Ambrosian upper middle class and a salon for intellectuals frequented by, among others, Alessandro Manzoni and Francesco Hayez. 

Here it will be possible to celebrate weddings and civil unions on the following days and times*:

Monday: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

* Depending on the time of year, available times and days may be subject to cancellation. In August, the Villa Litta office is closed.

Cascina Monastero

Colonnade of Cascina Monastero during a civil wedding in Milan.
A civil wedding being performed in Cascina Monastero in Milan.

Parts of the Monastery, which was remodeled several times and became a farmhouse in the late 1700s, still retain the architectural features of 15th-century Lombardy.

Its primitive core is found in the 15th-century monastery that Balzarino da Posterla, Matteo Visconti’s son-in-law, had built and then donated to the Olivetan monks. The location of Baggio was chosen because it was close to Milan and adequately protected by the not-far-away castle of Cusago.

Over time, the monastery saw its fortune and extension increase as rustic, and peasant dwellings gradually surrounded it.

Here it will be possible to celebrate marriages and civil unions on the second Saturday of each month (excluding August and October) at the following times:

10:00 – 11:00 – 12:00

A maximum of 18 participants (including the bride and groom and witnesses) with a valid basic green pass are allowed to attend the ceremony.

Cascina Turro

Entrance of Cascina Turro in Milan during a civil wedding.
View from the top of a civil wedding at Cascina Turro.

Cascina Turro looks like a single-body structure with a porch on the ground floor and a wooden balcony on the second floor, enclosed with glass windows and overlooking an ample green space.

The dedicated space for celebrating weddings is the farmhouse’s garden.

In case of rain, the celebration is held inside. For this reason, it is recommended to make an appointment to visit the premises.

At this venue, it will be possible to celebrate weddings and civil unions according to the following schedule:

– May 14, 2022

– May 28, 2022

– June 18, 2022

– September 10, 2022

Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Palazzo Reale

Facade of Palazzo Reale in Milan during a civil wedding.
Civil wedding inside Palazzo Reale in Milan.

Wedding celebrations at the Royal Palace include the entrance from Cathedral Square.

The celebrations are held on:

Wednesday – Thursday – Friday (during regular hours: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Wednesday – Thursday – Friday (beyond ordinary hours 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday (9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

In August

Celebrations are held exclusively on Wednesdays through Fridays only in the morning (9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.), with closing on Saturdays.

Weddings are not celebrated in the week, including “Ferragosto” (August 15).

Villa Scheibler

Entrance at Villa Scheibler during a civil wedding in Milan.
Civil Wedding at Villa Scheibler

Villa Scheibler is a historic villa built in the second half of the 1400s and expanded in the 1700s. It takes its name from its last owners, who left it to the City of Milan.

It was designed as a hunting estate for Ludovico il Moro. Also attached to the Villa is the park surrounding it on the rear front and a stable. In addition, an underground link connected it with another historic mansion, Villa Caimi.

Weddings and civil unions can be celebrated at this venue on the last Saturday of each month (excluding August and December) at the following times:

9:30 – 10:30 – 11:30 – 12:30

Rates may vary depending on the times chosen and the residence of the bride and groom:

Regular hours: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Saturdays and holidays excluded)

– free of charge if at least one person getting married is a resident or registered with the Registry of Italians residing abroad (AIRE) Milan

– € 500.00 for non-residents

beyond regular hours: from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

– € 96.00 if at least one person getting married is a resident or registered with AIRE Milan

– € 596.00 for non-resident persons.

Payment – by ATM only – is expected at the time of booking.

Two witnesses with valid identity documents must be present at the celebration.

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