Tag Archives: wedding photography

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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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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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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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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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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Romanticissimo wedding in Tuscany!

Oh, so gorgeous and romantic.  Kathleen and James’ wedding in Tuscany reflected all of the beauty of this glorious region.  The 3 day event was held in a charming Tuscan hamlet where the guests enjoyed fun filled days of activities, amazing food and plenty of sunshine. The celebrations culminated in a glorious Tuscan wedding day,…
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Lake Como wedding at Villa Pizzo

Lake Como wedding at Villa Pizzo A fantastic couple + one of the finest Villas in Lake Como + amazing weather = an unforgettable Lake Como wedding:)! Getting married in Lake Como means being able to enjoy the vistas, the sunshine and the memorable scenery that this part of Italy is famous for.  And so…
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Chic Sorrento wedding – Julija and Rogerio

Sometimes you just want to be a diva on your wedding day and the place for that is wherever the divas congregate on the Amalfi Coast. Julija and Rogerio dream of a wedding in Sorrento came through with a civil ceremony in the romantic outdoor St. Francis’ cloisters, one of the city's ancient landmarks dating…
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Luxury wedding in Portofino!

When people hear “Portofino” the image of the glamorous 1960’s comes to mind: of luxury yachts moored in the harbor, pastel coloured houses, designer boutiques and seafood restaurants overlooking the cobbled stoned piazza. Portofino today is this and much more! What a backdrop for an Italian Riviera wedding. The splendid Castello Brown is a 16th…
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Alpine Mountain Wedding – Carla and Daniel

Alpine Mountain Wedding in Italy A walk in the clouds.......well almost! This is our idea of a true Fairytale castle. Few settings rival this incredible location - a castle surrounded by apple orchards, vineyards and a breathtaking panorama that seems never ending.  What a backdrop for a destination wedding in Italy! Once Carla and Daniel…
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Jewish Wedding in Florence

Justine and Simon celebrated their Jewish wedding in Italy in the Sinagoga di Firenze. The Great Synagogue of Florence is possibly the most beautiful synagogue in Italy and one of the largest in Central Europe.  The interiors are stunning with exquisite mosaics and gilding. It was constructed in the late 1800’s.  The style is Moorish,…
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Positano Wedding – Diana and Michael

Breathtaking – the couple. Breathtaking – the location. Diana and Michael’s wedding in Positano was held in one of the most spectacular Amalfi Coast venues.  This luxury villa, positioned at the highest point of the town with unbelievable views of Positano and its coastline, is a magical setting for an Amalfi Coast wedding. Positano is…
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