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Destination Weddings in Cortona

Highlights of a Cortona Wedding:

  • Getting there is half the fun, one of the most picturesque drives in Tuscany.
  • Cortona is surrounded by some of the finest hamlets, villa hotels and restaurants.
  • Incomparable views from the medieval walls; lake, villages and countryside.
  • Authentic and non-touristy.

Airport nearby: one and a half hours for Florence., two hours and a half from Pisa.
Best time for getting married in Cortona: April through October

Surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, the beautiful hill town of Cortona was made famous by Frances Mayes novel Under the Tuscan Sun. From its all encompassing views you can enjoy the landscapes of the Valdichiana plain and the gorgeous Lake Trasimeno. Couples who choose to get married in Cortona will discover one of Tuscany’s prettiest medieval towns away from the busy tourist crowds. A perfect setting for an intimate and authentic wedding in Tuscany.

Cortona was originally founded by the Etruscans, who pre-date the Romans; the town eventually came under the control of the Medici family. Cosimo I de' Medici did some extensive work in designing the city as you see it now; it is a mix of primarily medieval and Renaissance architecture.

Exploring captivating Cortona is a delight, particularly walking through its narrow streets that slope and wind upwards taking in the wondrous views of the surrounding small villages and countryside. The restaurants offer outstanding Tuscan cuisine and the various cafes of Cortona are a wonderful way to relax and soak up the atmosphere and sunshine.

Exchanging your marriage vows in Cortona will allow you to experience one of the most beautiful Italian wedding locations!

Tuscany's prettiest medieval town is undoubdtedly the reason why so many couples choose to enjoy their weddings in Cortona.

We are a specialist Cortona wedding planners and will ensure that your most special day becomes the memory of a lifetime.


Distinctive Italy Weddings has in over 20 years of planning weddings in Italy and we have culled the country’s best vendors. They have a proven track record of delivering and will go the extra mile to satisfy our couples. From your wedding photographer in Italy to floral designer to bands, caterers and more, we will guide you in the right direction. Our couples rave about our Italian wedding vendors! Let us partner with you to create a one of a kind celebration. Special lighting and one of a kind layouts are what our design team loves to plan. We have extensive experience with big event productions.

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