When planning the perfect luxury wedding, we always start with a place. We have had the privilege of working with some of the top luxury Italian wedding venues over the last 14 years. Villa San Michele in Florence is no exception.
As one of our favourite venues, we’re able to tailor your wedding to perfection. From spending time in Florence to stunning fireworks to celebrate your dream day.
Why Get Married at Villa San Michele, Florence?
Villa San Michele in Florence is one of the most luxurious and sought after wedding venues. Originally a 15th-century monastery, this boutique hotel has been a popular destination for the Hollywood elite and British royalty for many years. It offers privacy and exclusivity nestled within the Fiesole hills and only a stone’s throw from the city centre.
The exterior of the hotel offers the perfect backdrop for a luxury Italian wedding. One of the most prominent features is the front facade, attributed to Michelangelo. Additionally, its private terrace gardens are filled with roses and orange blossoms. They’re the perfect secluded spot for you and your guests.
Inside, the romantic renaissance splendour continues with 46 rooms decorated to perfection with antique furniture, old master paintings and marble bathrooms. Most notably, it also offers a private 3-bedroom villa for guests looking for seclusion.
Additionally, Villa San Michele’s unique location offers panoramic views overlooking Brunelleschi’s Duomo and the terracotta rooftops of Florence. From the first morning light to after the sun sets, it is one of the most stunning views in all of Italy.
It is the perfect venue for a couple looking for a truly bespoke and opulent wedding day.
Your Perfect Wedding Day
Your guests will be left in awe of Villa San Michele in Florence, a once in a lifetime venue. Wherever they go within the hotel, they will be surrounded by the romance of the Italian renaissance, from the high vaulted ceilings to the 300-year-old wisteria.
Choose where you celebrate your love and say your vows within this historic venue. Firstly, within the beautiful terraced gardens, filled with roses and blossoms. Lemon trees offer natural shade as they dapple the light throughout the day. The scent of lemons and roses will surround you as you create memories that will last a lifetime.
Alternatively, you can also get married beneath the historic 15th-century facade overlooking the Florence skyline. It is especially stunning as the sun sets with gorgeous golden and pink tones creating the perfect romantic light during your ceremony.
Dining at Villa San Michele, Florence
Villa San Michele prides itself on creating fresh Tuscan food from local produce. Each dish is a homage to classic Italian dining, with a unique twist. Executive Chef Alessandro Cozzolino designs to the menues to sweep you away on a culinary journey.
You also have the option to indulge in their freshly cooked pizza. Made in front of you, as you enjoy the beauty of the Italian hills and Florence below.
Whatever you desire for your wedding breakfast and reception, it will leave your guests in awe.
A Reception to Remember
As the night unfolds, you will overlook the twinkling lights of the city below. Then, surrounded by your loved ones, we will work to create your ultimate party, from dancing to drinks.
Enjoy cocktails and champagne on a warm summer’s evening in the terraced gardens before seeing a bespoke fireworks display that will end the evening in style.
Whatever you desire, we can make your dreams a reality at Villa San Michele in Florence.
A Wedding in Florence
Whether you choose to stay in or explore, you’ll only be a 10-minute drive to the historic centre of Florence. We can arrange a range of activities for you and your guests for your wedding weekend to last longer.
You can spend your days wandering the cobbled streets of Florence, enjoying beautiful architecture and culture or follow in the footsteps of Da Vinci with a trek through Monte Ceceri park.
If you’re looking for something unique, try one of our bespoke museum treat hunts or sunset Ape trips that will create memories for a lifetime.
Villa San Michele also offers a range of activities at the villa. Relax in their hillside pool, hideaway in their lover’s corner, or learn the art of fresco painting in a lesson with one of the villa’s local artisans.
Whatever your dream wedding entails, The Tuscan Wedding is here to make your dreams become a reality. Get in touch with us today to discover how we create unforgettable events that will leave you and your guests with a lifetime of memories.