Phenomenal panorama, sunny climate, exquisite cuisine, and fabulous wine, makes the Lake Como one of the world’s top luxury Wedding destinations.
With the rumours of Deepika and Ranveer’s wedding, it obvious the couple was keen on more a private affair and choose a destination wedding. The much-awaited wedding is set to take place at the Lake Como, in Lombardy, Italy.
Nestled in the hillsides and shorelines are historical Villas, traditional restaurant, rustic ceremony locations, and characteristic contemporary settings. All these create a timeless Italian atmosphere, perfect for an unforgettable Wedding.
A destination wedding in Lake Como is all about beauty, glamour, and elegance. The Lake Como is considered as the greatest lake and it is indeed something to behold with its deep blue waters dotted by boats and Alpine mountains rising majestically in the background.
Where to get Married
A Lake Como wedding offers you a selection of some of Italy’s finest villas, some of which are world renown museums with stunning botanical gardens. Imagine Lake Como as the backdrop for your Italian Lakes wedding! A wedding in Lake Como is certainly intertwined with a rich backdrop of culture and beauty. Here is the list of Villas one can book for your Wedding.
17th Century Castle
This 17th century castle is one of the most ancient historical mansions of Lombardy. Set in the glorious natural landscape of Lake Como, close to the Brianza, and just a short distance from Milan and Bergamo, the Castle offers the ideal location for elegant and memorable events. The Castle enjoys spectacular views of the lake and the area’s mild climate allows the 17thCentury Castle’s banquet salons and outdoor premises to be open all the year round and its guests to enjoy the large garden from Spring to Autumn.
The Villa dates from 1790 and in 1850 was renovated in its current neo-classical form. It is located in the heart of Como town and enjoys a romantic lakeside position. The interiors are luscious, elegant, and formal, with frescoes everywhere and unique design. The lovely gardens allow you and your guests to take in the stunning beauty of Lake Como and are available for ceremonies, cocktails, and reception. Perfect for serving drinks throughout the evening in sophisticated surroundings. One of the plusses of Villa Giorgia is no curfew for music indoors – a true rarity for Lake Como’s venues!
The 16th century villa is a former princely residence built in 1568 as the summer residence of Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio. It is surrounded by an incredible 25-acre park and overlooks one of Italy’s most romantic lakes – Lake Como. The hotel used to be the preferred escape of Europe’s aristocrats including an Empress and an English Queen.The renaissance gardens are spectacular with 500-year-old trees and a 16th century Nympheum with dazzling mosaics. Strolling through the park you will admire the ancient statuary, the flowering azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, hydrangeas, roses, and jasmine bushes. This is an undisputedly one of Europe’s finest and most legendary 5* luxury hotels; a magnificent choice for a luxury Lake Como wedding.
Planning a wedding at Villa Balbianello means selecting the most exclusive of all of the Italian Lake wedding venues. The villa’s gardens are magnificent, enjoying incomparable views of Lake Como and the bride and guests arrive by motorboat, this is a truly magical setting. The villa is set on a promontory and the grounds enclose a collection of terraces, brightly coloured flowerbeds, loggias, an old church, a splendid staircase and incredibly manicured trees and shrubs cascading towards the blue waters of Lake Como the setting is flawless and a delight to the eyes.
Boasting the longest waterfront of any villa along Lake Como, Villa Pizzo is famous for its remarkable beauty and makes for the most romantic venue for a Lake Como wedding. It is located between the two charming villages of Cernobbio and Moltrasio and surrounded by lush gardens and park, reflected in the silvery blue lake waters. Maritime pines and large Cyprus trees fill the gardens, while the 16th-century villa is a testament to breath-taking Italian art and architecture with magnificent frescoes and gilded interiors. Villa Pizzo’s own ancient stone dock is a stunning showcase for the bride to make an unforgettable entrance by boat. The lakeside grounds are an idyllic setting for an outdoor Lake Como wedding ceremony, reception, and party and at night with fairy lights reflected on the water, the effect is magical!
For more information, you can also refer, the Distinctive Italy Weddings.