Planning Your Wedding in Florence
Choose Scarlet to orchestrate your wedding or party in Florence, for your expectations to be eclipsed. Our luxury party planners have worked at some of the most exclusive venues across the globe, giving us the ability to create exquisite weddings anywhere in the world for the most discerning clientele. Whether you’re looking for a destination American, Lebanese or Chinese wedding in Florence or are considering alternatives such as Paris, Venice or London, our luxury wedding planners have become synonymous with high profile and extravagant events across the globe.
When it comes to planning your 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, our Florence wedding planners have it covered. If you wish to enjoy authentic 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. The staff who were employed for this coveted wedding dinner service included former chefs of Buckingham Palace and butlers in red tailcoats.
Before you marry your loved one, Scarlet will arrange your rehearsal dinner 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 pre-wedding photos or engagement shoots in Italy. Whether you choose to have your photos taken in Florence or in the Tuscan hills, our Italian wedding planners will ensure that you are surrounded by the natural beauty this incredible country 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 bespoke 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 that require a large but magnificent wedding venue, the verdant Tempio lawn can accommodate 400 guests, who can be seated on round tables. The exclusive wedding location also offers a bespoke glass house marquee structure which we highly recommended for exclusive entertaining. A total of 114 amazing guest rooms are situated within the hotel, which is perfect for accommodating 200+ guests throughout your Four Seasons Florence 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 own Michelin starred chef and F&B Director Vito Mollica of Il Palagio. You can therefore ensure that you and your guests will be enjoying the finest cuisine that Florence has to offer.
The St Regis Florence
The St Regis is a luxury wedding venue in Florence overlooking the Arno River. Located in the centre of Florence, the St Regis is tucked away in a historic palace designed by Brunelleschi. Inspired by the French Belle Époque, the St Regis Florence is the perfect venue for those seeking a truly unique wedding venue. The “Salone delle Feste” is a room 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 sights of the Arno River offer spectacular views to wake up to the morning after. The St Regis comes with 99 luxury rooms and offers a private butler service for your comfort.
Villa Cora, Florence
Villa Cora is the perfect location for a spectacular Florence wedding. Suited for a full buyout and exclusive use, this sought-after villa has 45 rooms and suites, which are 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, whilst the second floor is inspired by the ex-Empress Eugenia, widow of Napoleon III. The third is dedicated to the Orient, in stunning Moorish spirit, and the fourth floor, also called the junior suite, is inspired by the fabulous American 50’s.
Whatever style you are seeking, a Villa Cora, Florence wedding would truly have it all. Each room is designed to the bourgeois style of the late 19th century complete with breathtaking 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 champagne with your guests from the prestigious champagne house J. de Telmont.
Castello Vincigliata, Florence
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 breathtaking 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, you could also host your wedding party inside the beautiful drawing-rooms and discover where a night at the exclusive Castello Vincigliata can take you.
Palazzo Corsini, Florence
In the heart of the Italian city is the charming wedding venue Palazzo Corsini, known to host very exclusive and discreet weddings. The historical nature of the palace makes it one of the most evocative settings in Florence. Its interior and exterior is one of the most prestigious examples of Renaissance Florence, making it a remarkable venue for a Florence 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 breathtaking frescoes and stuccos.
Rosewood Il Bosco, Tuscany
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 a wedding in Florence. 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 is one of the most sought-after wedding venue 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. If you choose to pursue a Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco wedding, this phenomenal venue will ensure that the possibilities for a luxury wedding are endless.
Planning Your 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 have organised some of the most exclusive events and luxury weddings across the world. We would therefore be delighted to help you plan your Florence wedding and enable you to sit back, relax and enjoy every moment with your family and friends.