Located in the countryside between Florence and Prato, Carmignano is one of the most famous areas for the production of D.O.C.G. wine and extra virgin olive oil. Nestled in the Montalbano hills, it boasts unique farmhouses and villas perfect for your dreamy wedding. Here are 6 locations where you can celebrate civil ceremonies and organize charming parties in the magical Tuscan countryside. Some of them offer full wedding planning services and support for the bureaucratic and administrative aspects of managing the religious and civil practices.
Villa La Ferdinanda
Artimino is a 732-hectare estate located only 24 kilometers from Florence. Inside the property you'll find a four-star hotel equipped with a large garden, the Artimino farm, dedicated to producing oil and wine, and finally, the famous Medici Villa "La Ferdinanda", which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013. More info here.
The typical stone buildings, which date to 1600, are framed by the colors of the Tuscan countryside. La Borriana offers excellent house wines, traditional cuisine and the perfect scenery for your wedding party. The estate spans over approximately 30 hectares, 12 of which are dedicated to vineyards. More info here.
Capezzana is one of the oldest wineries in Tuscany; it has produced wine in Carmignano since 804 BCE. The company owns an area spanning 650 hectares, a farmhouse villa, a historic cellar and a modern mill. It boasts a beautiful panoramic terrace, a swimming pool, a tennis court and a romantic chapel perfect for your wedding celebration. More info here.
Villa il Gran Duca
This villa is set in the beautiful countryside featuring a pool and stunning views, not to mention the surrounding vineyards and olive groves. The villa is able to accommodate up to 200 guests with three delightful reception rooms, a beautiful veranda and spacious lawns. More info here.
Fattoria la Serra
The stone farmhouse dates to 1800 and it is surrounded by the beautiful countryside vaunting olive trees and cypresses. From the barn you can enjoy outstanding views that stretch to the heart of Florence: you'll see as far as Brunelleschi's Dome and Giotto's Bell Tower. More info here.
Villa le Farnete
Villa le Farnete is a typical Tuscan country estate on the Florentine hills surrounded by an Italian-style garden. Immersed in marvelous, quiet green olive groves, the estate boasts a stunning panorama of Florence and the Arno valley.
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