November 5, 2019 /
How to get married in Tuscany
A brief guide for foreigners
The Wedding day is the most important day of your life, an indelible piece of your story that remains etched forever in the mind and heart. On this day everything must be coherent with you expectations, thinking about what Tuscany represents for you and your relationship.
Wedding in Tuscany: an overseas dream.
One of the most exciting moments in the preparation of a wedding is the choice of venues, essential to live an unforgettable reception. Among the most beautiful regions of Italy in which to swear eternal love, there is certainly this region, with places that seem to come from a fairy tale and are ideal for rustic elegant weddings and for more intimate events.
If the both of you are ready for the big step, here are some good reasons why getting married in Tuscany is worthwhile.
1 Because Tuscany is the cradle of art
Land of important weddings. The historic cradle of art and literature is the favorite place for those coming from all over the world who choose to get married in “Bel Paese”. Many famous couples have crowned their dream in this beautiful land; singers, artists and writers over the years have chosen Tuscany to say their “yes”. Not only the Florence of Dante and the “Uffizi”, Siena with “Piazza del Campo” or Pisa with “Piazza dei Miracoli and its Leaning Tower; every corner of Tuscany is steeped in charm and history. From Certaldo Alta, the home of Boccaccio, in Vinci, the village that gave birth to the great Leonardo, passing through the historic towers of San Gimignano and Volterra, the Etruscan city of alabaster.
2 Get married in Tuscany for wines and local culinary culture
Organizing a wedding in the beautiful Tuscany means sharing moments of delight for the eyes and palate of your guests, thanks to the authentic flavors and delicacies of the local gastronomic tradition. A wide selection of cold cuts, sweet or spicy cheeses, typical soups, fine white meats and the famous Florentine-style steaks will be accompanied by fine local wines known throughout the world for their variety and quality. When we talk about Tuscany, we think of the famous Chianti cellars, the fabulous Brunello di Montalcino and the Vino Nobile of Montepulciano.
3 For the sea, the countryside and the gentle Tuscan hills
Tuscany is a heterogeneous region which offers various solutions for every type of ceremony. If you’re imagining for your wedding day a location that overlooks the sea, you have a wide choice between the Versilia area and Forte dei Marmi without forgetting the beautiful Argentario and the Etruscan Coast. Otherwise, if you imagine your wedding in Tuscany among vineyards and valleys full of colors, you can’t miss Val d’Orcia and Val d’Elsa, the green countryside of Chianti or the stunning panorama of the Forest of Vallombrosa.
4 For the medieval villages and the magnificent Tuscan farmhouses and villas
Tuscany is a perfect postcard location for a fairy tale wedding, with its medieval and picturesque villages, little pearls that take you back in time. Rich lands with Renaissance palaces, castles and historic estates that, due to their beauty, represent esteemed locations chosen by so many couples who want to live the most beautiful day of their life in a spectacular place. Scattered in these scenarios, rise elegant villas and estates, places out of the ordinary immersed in silence and enveloped in the scents of nature that offer exceptional eye shots and breathtaking views. Perfect settings for making albums and photo shoots worthy of a fairytale reception.In the fascinating Sarteano – for example- on the buttresses of the Val d’Orcia, there is the Abbey of Spineto, a vast estate that houses eleven ancient restored farmhouses and an ancient Abbey of the 11th century.Contact us