- The famed local wine “Rosso di Montepulciano”.
- The all encompassing views of the Tuscan countryside and vineyards.
- A magnificent medieval Palace for civil ceremonies.
Airport nearby: Florence (one and half hours), Pisa (two and a half hours).
Best time for a Montepulciano wedding: April through October.
Perched on a panoramic hill over 2,000 feet high and surrounded by cypress trees, the medieval town of Montepulciano offers some of the most spectacular views of the Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia valleys. Montepulciano is synonymous with Vino Nobile, a highly prized red wine that is produced from the encircling vineyards. Couples who choose to get married in Montepulciano will experience a Renaissance jewel that is a pleasure to explore on foot, with its tiny alleys, ancient clock tower and old buildings; the selection of superb art and architecture is outstanding. The highlight of Montepulciano is its magnificent Piazza Grande, filled with ancient palaces and buildings including the Palazzo Tarugi, Palazzo Avignonesi, Pozzo dei Grifi, Palazzo Cocconi, and Palazzo Cervini. The main square is set on the highest point of the town from which you can experience the breathtaking views of the beautiful valleys. The square is also the setting for the Duomo, the town’s cathedral and the Palazzo Comunale, a Renaissance palace and the wonderful setting for your civil wedding in Montepulciano.
Regarding Civil Weddings in Montepulciano
The wedding hall is inside the Palazzo Comunale, on the main piazza which is closed to cars. The palace is very reminiscent of Florence’s magnificent Palazzo Vecchio with crenellated towers. Elegance and romance pervade this venue which is one of the finer wedding halls in Tuscany and particularly suited for a formal ceremony. The Renaissance palace has an inner courtyard with portico and central tower from which you can experience the gorgeous panoramas. The marriage hall’s interiors are furnished with period antiques and marvelous paintings. Ceremonies are performed throughout the week, including week-ends, both mornings and afternoons. No sworn declaration is required prior to the marriage. For your Italian wedding event in Montepulciano music can be included to such as a classical guitarist or violinist and you are free to embellish the event with personal vows, poetry and favorite readings.
Wedding Receptions in Montepulciano
The local cuisine of Montepulciano reflects the abundance of its surroundings and your wedding celebration is sure to include some of the local Vino Nobile as well as local olive oil, some of the finest in the land, and the excellent beef and lamb that pastures nearby. Unique restaurants are available ins Montepulciano or in the surrounding Tuscan Castles.
You will love celebrating your Tuscany wedding in Montepulciano, one of the most captivating hill towns of the region!