Overlooking the stunning Adriatic coastline, this magnificent sea view castle is a one of a kind setting for an unforgettable wedding in Italy and among the finest castles in Europe. Its geographical position alone commands one of the most incredible vistas of the rugged Adriatic coastline. The castle is surrounded by impressive walls, a reminder of its past as a medieval fortress.
The walls enclose magnificent gardens and terraces overlooking the sea and beautiful interiors, because this is also a museum and open to the public for visits at specific times during the day.
The Friuli castle is also a family home and only recently opened its doors to the public. It is very much lived in by one of Europe's greatest noble families: the Princes of Torre e Tasso.
Its beautifully appointed interiors include the masterpiece of the Palladio staircase, antique furnishings, paintings, valuables and mementoes collected over centuries which bestow a warm, elegant atmosphere.
Meanwhile, the gardens with their centuries-old trees, manicured lawns, cascades of flowers and architectural features are an invitation to relax and enjoy open walks admiring the vistas. A pathway running through the gardens leads directly to a private beach below. We can't think of a finer location for your Italy wedding and reception!
This home from home for visitors down the ages has opened its gates to leading figures from the world of culture, science and research and is now open to you for an exclusive wedding in Italy.
One of the most singular features of the castle is that it is entirely consecrated so that Catholic ceremonies can be celebrated either indoors or outdoors which is very rare in Italy.
It is also possible to spend your "first night" in one of the stupendous historic rooms.
- Maximum of 180 guests
- the castle is intimate and also ideal for smaller groups
- Small private Catholic Chapel for weddings (maximum of 6).
- The entire castle is consecrated so that Catholic ceremonies can be celebrated outdoors or indoors.
- Catering only for reception.
A private apartment is available with two bedrooms while additional guests can be hosted in Trieste - Italy's Vienna offering a selection of hotels in all budgets.
You can welcome your guests with cocktails served on the bastions overlooking the sea, drink the castle's wines, dine in the elegant rooms of the castles or in the interior courtyard and continue the evening in the fascinating Sala Grotta.
Civil ceremony in nearby Trieste - a very fine wedding hall awaits you on the city's most famous square. Catholic, symbolic and Protestant are possible directly at the castle.