Florence Italy Wedding

Florence Italy Wedding GUIDE

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE PLANNING a WEDDING IN FLORENCE ITALY

You are engaged, congratulations! Now, it's time to plan your wedding. If you love destination weddings, Florence in Italy has some amazing backdrops for your wedding.

Here's what you need to know about this beautiful place and its various ideal wedding venues for your big day.

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WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO

GET MARRIED IN FLORENCE?

There are multiple reasons why Florence should be on top of your destination wedding list. You can either get married in the city, which is full of stone palaces, breathtaking architecture and well-known Renaissance art.

Or you can choose the countryside as a backdrop for your wedding, featuring lush and green nature and incredible views.

But what are the best locations for a wedding in Florence Italy?

THE BEST WEDDING VENUES IN FLorence ITALY

This stunning wedding venue is located in the hills of Fiesole, right next to the city.

The garden and the terrace give you and your guests a stunning view of Florence and even offers an inner courtyard for your wedding reception.

This popular venue is perfect for stunning wedding pictures near its vineyards or olive trees.

You and your guests will talk about this fantastic location for years to come, as its lightened torches create a truly magical atmosphere around the castle.

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CASTELLO DI VINCIGLIATA

CASTLE

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Villa di Maiano is located near Castello di Vincigliata and offers you indoor and outdoor wedding venues.

You can exchange your vows right under the branches of an old oak tree and later have your first dance in an old ballroom with lots of antique chandeliers.

The magnificent church of San Martino a Maiano sits right next to the Villa. It can be incorporated into your wedding if you plan a Catholic ceremony. This location easily fits over 200 guests.

VILLA DI MAIANO

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Suppose you want to get married right in the center of Florence, in a centuries-old park that overlooks the Boboli Gardens. In that case, Villa Cora is the perfect location for you.

This exclusive grand hotel offers picturesque event spaces, such as the Moresque Room, the Mirror Room, the Rooftop, or the over 150 square meters panoramic terrace.

Villa Cora has become one of the significant cultural and cosmopolitan symbols in Florence.

VILLA CORA

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This dreamy villa is located in the Tuscan hilltops with a breathtaking view of the Florence valley.

It offers several sophisticated outdoor and indoor spaces for your wedding.

You can quickly get ready in one of their charming rooms, get married with a religious ceremony in the church of the property, and enjoy dinner under a canopy covered by a wisteria tree.

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The Four Seasons Hotel is located right in Florence and near the Duomo and the Uffizi Gallery.

This old villa is perfect for elopements but also for weddings with up to 500 guests.

You can exchange vows in the Convent Ballroom or have your ceremony on the Tempio Lawn, surrounded by lush, century-old landscaping.

Suppose you love historical backdrops, such as an old walled garden dating back to the Renaissance or an old Chapel from 1475. In that case, the Fours Seasons Hotel is the perfect place for your wedding.

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This unique location is situated right underneath Piazzale Michelangelo and guarantees you stunning views of the city.

The Rose Garden features up to 350 different types of roses, a Japanese garden, and bronze statues.

You can have a civil ceremony from May through September right at the terrace of the garden.

THE ROSE GARDEN

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St. Regis Florence is located in a historic palace. He overlooks the Arno River and lots of famous landmarks of the city.

This hotel offers multifunctional rooms that can accommodate big weddings as well as intimate elopements.

Their most significant space accommodates up to 250 guests, who can stay overnight in the hotel.

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LUXURY HOTEL

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What do you need to get married in FLorence?

GETTING MARRIED IN FLORENCE, ITALY CAN BE A BIT DAUNTING AS AN AMERICAN CITIzEN, BUT IT IS DEFINITIFELY DOABLE!

Before you leave the U.S., make sure to get an Atto Nottorio at your local Italian Consulate

For your marriage in Italy you need the following documents:

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Both of your birth certificates

Previous marriage certificates and decree absolute

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Translated and authenticated death certificates of previous spouse (if applicable)

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Get your passport stamped at the boarder

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Both you and your fiancé have to book an appointment at the American Consulate for Tuscan weddings and fill out the Nulla Osta Form

Afterwards: take the wedding certificate back to the Prefettura to make it legal in the U.S.

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And the most important thing that you need, would be a photographer who captures the beauty of your Florence Wedding.

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WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO GET MARRIED IN FLORENCE Italy?

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Summer

THE BEAUTY OF SUNNY WEATHER

If you prefer an outdoor wedding, it is best to have warm, sunny weather. May through September are the most popular months and usually provide plenty of sunshine and warmth.

As the weather and the demand for venues peak in June, July and August, make sure to book your location way in advance.

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Winter

THE BEAUTY OF indoor weddings

Do you love cozy weather and a romantic indoor wedding?

If your answer is yes, then the winter season between December and February is perfect for you.

Plenty of stunning hotels and luxurious villas offer indoor locations. Sometimes, you can even see the whole city from inside your hotel or villa.

BEST WEDDING PLANNERS IN FLORENCE

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Sara and her team are wedding planners in Tuscany and love to embrace your dream and transform it into reality. Floé Weddings helps you find your venue, organizes your ceremony, does all the paperwork, and covers every planning aspect of your wedding. Besides full wedding planning, they also offer a partial planning option.

How much does it cost to Marry in florence?

One of the most asked questions by couples that are planning their wedding in florence is the costs!

There really is no honest answer to that as it also depends on what your wedding should look like?

The right question should be how much you really want to spend to make your wedding unforgettable.

No matter what your answer is, your wedding will always be special.

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Rita, the founder and CEO of the company was raised in New York, Rome and France. She and her team are based in the center of Florence and offer to take care of your elopement, vow renewal or luxury destination wedding. The whole team is multilingual and makes your destination wedding a stress-free experience.

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Mariane and her team are specialized in elopements and destination weddings in Italy. The company is located in Florence and offers full-service wedding planning. The team works together with the finest vendors in the area and is specialized in executing and designing beautiful luxury weddings.

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Do you have questions about the costs for Wedding photography?

Original Tuscan Wedding is the first native English-speaking wedding planning agency located in Florence. They collaborate with the best venues and other wedding vendors of the area and help to overcome language barriers. Their team can take your vision, add a Tuscan flare and make your big day truly magical.

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FLORENCE WEDDING PACKAGES

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WEDDING OR ELOPEMENTS IN FLORENCE ITALY

Please reach out to me for more details and information about wedding packages and wedding costs for elopements or weddings in Florence in Italy.

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