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Wedding in Florence at Villa Corsini-Mezzomonte

In the renaissance city full of beautiful villas, few are as unique as the legendary Villa Corsini Mezzomonte. The villa dates back to the Middle Ages and was one of the last residences of the most famous Florentine family, the Medici. The villa boasts some of the most beautifully manicured Italian and English gardens in…
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The top venues for a wedding in Puglia

You've probably seen or heard of destination weddings in Tuscany, Lake Como and the Amalfi Coast, but now one of Italy’s less talked about regions is becoming the new 'it' spot for weddings in Italy. There's no coincidence that recently Puglia is getting the spotlight; its white sandy beaches, breathtaking landscape and outstanding cuisine are…
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Wedding in San Galgano Abbey – Victoria and Joshua

Did you know that the legend of King Arthur and the sword in the stone originated in Tuscany? The real sword in the stone is located in Chiusdino, near Siena, in a chapel called Eremo or Rotonda di Montesiepi. Here’s a (really) quick synopsis of the legend: It starts with a boy named Galgano, who…
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Jewish Wedding at Villa Miani – Rome

Jewish Wedding at Villa Miani, Rome We all know that the scope of every wedding is to celebrate love, create unforgettable memories and spend time with loved ones. Louisa and Steven's Jewish wedding in Rome encapsulated all that and more! Not only was their day filled with joy and laughter, but it was also excitingly…
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Luxury Indian Weddings in Italy

Here at Distinctive Italy Weddings, you could say that we’ve seen (and done) it all, but one type of wedding that our agency has become specialized in is planning luxury Indian weddings in Italy, and let us just say that we thoroughly enjoy planning them! In the last few years, we have seen a growing…
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The Updated Wedding Bouquet Style!

The days of prim, manicured and stiff bouquets are behind us. It's time to skip the traditional wedding bouquets and think voluminous, oversized and unexpected! We're seeing more and more brides opt for natural, unconventional and creative bouquets rather than the usual round or posy shaped bunches. This current look has a vibe that seems…
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Gorgeous Indian Wedding at Vincigliata Castle

Gorgeous Indian Wedding at Vincigliata Castle Luscious golds, bright ruby reds and shimmering colors made one of Florence's most raved about Italian castle wedding venues really come to life for Shilpa and Nitesh's wedding in Tuscany. The Vincigliata castle overlooking the Tuscan countryside and Florence has unbeatable views, that Nitesh and Shipa took full advantage…
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Lake Como Wedding – Hilde and Yngve

You couldn’t have picked a more perfect day than when Swedish – Norwegian couple, Hilde and Yngve said “I do” during their wedding on Lake Como. As the clouds floated slowly through the foothills of the Italian Alps, the calm and serene day was the most romantic setting for their Lake Como wedding. Ciao Stefania!…
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Romantic Lake Garda Wedding – Featured on Junebug!

Overlooking Lake Garda and the Veneto countrysie, sits a stunning hilltop villa where luxury garden meets rustic-chic. This venue is the perfect place for a romantic Lake Garda wedding. It should come as no surprise that Lisa and Charlie, an American/Italian couple chose this gorgeous venue to host their Italy wedding ceremony and reception. Their…
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Exclusive Italian Riviera Wedding – Lena and Dany

Nestled on top of a cliff to the west of Zoagli, situated on the stunning bay of Portofino, lies a charming castle, overlooking the crystal blue sea. The refurbished Portofino paradise is the perfect place for a wedding in the Italian Riviera. When Lebanese and Californian couple Lena and Dany had to choose their dream…
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Vincigliata castle wedding in Tuscany – Reyhaneh and Sam

In the hills of Fiesole, you will find one of the most exquisite Italian wedding venues near Florence – an ancient castle - Vincigliata. Located perfectly with a view overlooking the Tuscan countryside, the unique feature of this castle is its incredible panoramic position dominating the hills of Fiesole and its large romantic courtyard which…
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Luxury wedding in Florence at Villa Cora – Samantha and Jonathan

A wedding in Tuscany already sounds amazing, but throw in the details of a wedding in Florence at Villa Cora which has unbeatable views of the renaissance city, and this just takes Italian wedding perfection to another level. Basically a mini Versailles, the villa overlooks Florence from the breathtaking Piazzale Macchiavelli area. Steps away from…
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