Orchestrating Your Wedding in Florence
Choose Scarlet to orchestrate your luxury wedding or party in , for your expectations to be eclipsed. Our team of highly skilled wedding planners have worked with some of the most exclusive venues and vendors across the globe, giving us the ability to create exquisite American weddings anywhere in the world for the most discerning clientele. Whether you’re looking for a destination wedding in Florence or are considering alternatives such as Paris, Venice or London, our expert wedding planners have become synonymous with high profile and extravagant events.
When it comes to planning your American Wedding in Florence, no request is too big or small. From finding the perfect Villa for your wedding, to arranging the hotel and accommodation for your guests, we’ll have it covered. If you wish to have Italian cuisine, we have worked with some of the world’s best Italian chefs such as the legendary three-Michelin starred Massimo Bottura and Four Seasons’ Michelin starred Vito Mollica. If you prefer to have traditional British cuisine, Scarlet recently flew in a catering team of 40 from London to create a Royal British themed dinner for an American client at their private villa in Florence. Including former chefs of Buckingham Palace and butlers in red tailcoats.
Before you marry your loved one, if desired, Scarlet will arrange your rehearsal dinners or welcome party in the heart of Florence, or anywhere else in Europe. We will coordinate the airport transfers, hotels and local transport for all of your guests. Our multilingual wedding planners can also arrange any pre-wedding photos or engagement shoots in Florence or perhaps in the Tuscan hills, surrounded by the natural beauty this incredible location has to offer.
The Best Wedding Venues in Florence
Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
The Four Seasons Hotel in Florence is the epitome of luxury and is by far the ultimate luxury wedding venue in Italy. Beautiful sculptures and original ornate frescoes decorate the interior, whilst majestic trees stand tall in the eleven-acre botanical gardens. Four Seasons Firenze is host to some of the most impressive art pieces and sculptures in history. Spectacular murals, casts and works depict the political and artistic movement of Florence during the 1300’s, giving this luxurious wedding venue even more depth and beauty.
For couples after a large American wedding, the verdant Tempio lawn can accommodate 400 seated on round tables, as well as a bespoke glass house marquee structure which we highly recommended for exclusive entertaining. A total of 114 luxurious guest rooms within the hotel, each one perfect for 200+ guests staying at the hotel during your wedding, you can even request a full buyout if you desire exclusive use of the property. The exquisite catering is managed by the Four Seasons Hotel' own Michelin starred chef and F&B Director Vito Mollica of Il Palagio, offering the finest cuisine.
The St Regis Florence
The St Regis is a luxurious wedding venue in Florence overlooking the Arno River. Located in the centre of Florence, St Regis is tucked away in a historic palace designed by Brunelleschi. Inspired by the French Belle Époque, St Regis Florence is the perfect wedding venue for those seeking something unique. The “Salone delle Feste” is a wedding venue designed with a French influence, featuring fine stucco work and elaborated mouldings. The arches of the stunning painted ceilings make this the perfect ballroom for any majestic wedding. For the blushing bride and groom, the “Presidential Da Vinci Suite” boasts the most luxurious interior. Located on the facade of the prestigious Renaissance Palace, the unique artwork and uncompromising views of the Arno River will ensure that you wake up in bliss the morning after. The St Regis comes with 99 luxury rooms and offers a private butler service for your comfort.
Villa Cora is the ideal location for a spectacular American Wedding. Suited for a full buyout and exclusive use, this sought-after villa has 45 rooms and suites divided into the main villa and in two adjacent buildings. Each floor of the hotel has its own unique style. The first floor, also known as the ‘noble floor’ is characterised by its majestic frescoes; the second is inspired by the ex-Empress Eugenia, widow of Napoleon III; the third is dedicated to the Orient, in stunning Moorish spirit; the fourth floor, also called the junior suite, is inspired by fabulous American 50’s. Whatever style you are seeking, Villa Cora truly has it all. Each room is designed to the bourgeois style of the late 19th century complete with breath-taking architecture and interiors. Located on the roof tops, the Bellevue Roof Terrace is the most mesmerising place to be in the summer months. The sky bar boasts unparalleled panoramic views of the city and is the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of bubbles with your guests from the prestigious champagne house J. de Telmont.
Boasting one of the most romantic wedding venues in Florence, this is the ideal place to celebrate your special day. This stunning hotel is located in the centre of Florence amongst the rolling, picturesque Tuscan hills. The Castle, originating in the year 1031, is a historic landmark brimming with history. Complete with a breath-taking balcony with panoramic views of the city, a manicured courtyard and majestic castle, Castello Vincigliata will provide you with a most memorable venue. With a capacity of up to 120 guests, you may treat your guests to cocktails on the lawn or dine alfresco amidst the candlelit courtyard during a warm midsummer evening to watch the sunset. As the evening draws in, why not discover the interior of the castle? Furnished with antiques and decorated in exquisite art, host your wedding party inside the drawing-rooms and discover where a night at Castello Vincigliata can take you.
In the heart of the Italian city, this charming venue is host to highly exclusive weddings. The historical nature of the palace makes it one of the most evocative settings in Florence. Its interior and exterior are one of the most prestigious examples of Renaissance Florence, making it a remarkable venue for an American wedding. The ground floor unveils the most romantic and decadent side of the Palazzo, featuring imperial frescoes and impressive architecture by Antonio Ferri. As you walk up the grand staircase, the doors open to the perfectly preserved Salone del Trono which brims with noble antiquity and breath-taking frescoes and stuccos.
Rosewood Il Bosco
Located two hours from Florence Airport and one of the oldest and best-preserved estates in Tuscany - Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco celebrates Italian heritage and natural beauty. Nestled within the pristine Montalcino countryside, the enchanting interior and exterior of the estate makes it the perfect venue for an American wedding. Adorned with original frescoes by Sienese master painter, Pietro Lorenzetti, the medieval church of San Michele Arcangelo has a ceremony capacity of 50. For a larger, outdoor wedding, the historic castle ruins provide a unique and grandiose setting. With a capacity of 200 guests, the evocative grounds surrounding the estate’s medieval castle are one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the world. For a charming country-style wedding, The Borgo Piazzetta boasts a historic cobblestone village with a capacity of 200 guests, suitable for rehearsal dinners, receptions and ceremonies. The Ristorante Campo Del Drago, with a capacity of 120, is a remarkable indoor venue with the terrace providing spectacular views of rolling green hills and the woodlands of Montalcino and Val d’Orcia. For those seeking something more secluded, the estate’s private stone-clad villa features gorgeous gardens, terraces and pools for an intimate wedding party. An ideal location for outstanding wedding pictures, the estate’s Capanna Vineyard provides the perfect picturesque backdrop for you and your guests. At Rosewood II Bosco, the options for a luxury wedding are endless.
Planning Your American Wedding in Florence, Italy
If you are choosing to celebrate your wedding in Florence, Scarlet can ensure that it will be a grandiose experience. Our destination wedding planners are experienced in organising the most exclusive events and luxury weddings across the world and we would be delighted to help you plan your dream wedding in Florence. We will enable you to sit back, relax and enjoy every moment with your family and friends.