by the lakes
Getting married by the lakes
Italy is considered by many to be the most beautiful country in the world, few other nations can boast a number of lakes as diverse as particular within their territory.
The North of the Peninsula, with the lakes of Como, Garda and lake Maggiore is under this aspect rewarded by an extraordinary nature, which makes these areas some of the most sought-after places in the world for the realization of a perfect wedding.
Peculiar characteristics of these places is the Mediterranean type vegetation, with immense expanses of olive trees, vines and citrus, the hills that enliven the landscape, the splendid villas and the imposing fortresses and medieval castles, that generally rise around the lakes and that enrich with charm these already enchanting places. Here are some worthy locations for reporting
CERNOBBIO | CO
Is an ancient sixteenth-century villa, furnished with Renaissance style and antique furniture, today an exclusive five-star resort that overlooks the beautiful lake Como. The Villa is surrounded by a beautiful park, with countless species of plants and flowers that make it a real botanical garden. Four private villas, Villa Milakoff, Villa Cima, Villa Garrovo and the Mosaic House, are other excellent alternatives for those who require absolute privacy and exclusivity.
Casta Diva Resort&spa
BLEVIO | CO
Just a few kilometers from Como, is the first 5-star luxury hotel that has opened on lake Como in the last 100 years. It is a complex of seven villas, finely furnished and set in a lush botanical park full of ancient plants and flowers of different types. The Resort also offers an exclusive spa. Getting married in this wonderful location means organizing a fairytale wedding in an enchanting natural setting.
castello dal Pozzo
OLEGGIO CASTELLO | NO
Is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Piemonte, recently renovated, overlooking lake Maggiore and with its panoramic views is defined as an exclusive location for 5-star wedding receptions.
Palace Hotel Villa Cortile
SIRMIONE | BS
Is a location of other times. Inaugurated in 1953, it is a precious residence in the hills, surrounded by an immense park; an exclusive and reserved environment, ideal for a romantic wedding.
CERNOBBIO | CO
Villa Pizzo is a 17th century noble residence located on the gulf of Cernobbio promontory. It’s entirely visible only by the lake, and it’s famous for its elegance and stunning view. This charming residence is framed by a beautiful park, its wonderful Italian garden, and its Baroque fountains.
OSSUCCIO | CO
Located in the ancient village of Ossuccio, Villa Balbiano is a historic location with irresistible charm. It was built in the late 16th century by the will of Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio, then it was restored and decorated at the request of Cardinal Durini during the 18th century. Surrounded by a secular park, this villa has a beautiful view on Lake Como and offers both an indoor and outdoor swimming pools, as well as six luxury suites.
TREMEZZINA | CO
Villa Balbianello is a historic building that stands on the shores of Lake Como. This villa is located on the Lavedo peninsula tip, a promontory that owes its name to the villa and towers the Lariano “Triangle”. Today, the property is owned by the Italian Environment Fund.
VILLA REGINA TEODOLINDA
LAGLIO | CO
Framed by Lake Como, this charming villa features a large, terraced garden with an English lawn and a large swimming pool.
CERNOBBIO | CO
Villa Erba di Cernobbio is one of the most famous villas on the shores of Lake Como. It was built in the late 19th century on the project of the architects Angelo Savoldi and Giovan Battista Borsani. Located on the shore of the lake and surrounded by a secular park, the exhibition complex of this villa is divided between a 19th century residence, which belonged to Luchino Visconti’s family, and the modern exhibition center, which was inspired by the typical greenhouses of the local villas and designed by the architect Mario Bellini.
BLEVIO | CO
Located in Blevio, Mandarin Oriental offers a beautiful view on Lake Como, as well as a spa, elegant rooms and suites, two independent villas, a fine dining restaurant, large gardens, and both an indoor and outdoor swimming pools.