Visit and Get married in Florence, Tuscany
Florence is the cradle of the Renaissance and is truly beautiful, colorful, romantic. A of course a culturally attractive town suited for different kinds of weddings and romantic honeymoons.
In fact, Florence is the jewel of the Italian arts and crafts, rich in historical and cultural heritage. That makes it one of the bets destination wedding locations!
Florence is a stylish location, bursting with art and elegance, but small enough to be retain its poetic feel thanks to Medici’s family. Frescoed ceilings are present in most of these ancient buildings in the city and surrounding towns. Many of them are also Italian wedding locations perfect to say I DO with a symbolic ritual. And if you prefer to get married in the heart of the town, Palazzo Vecchio in piazza della Signoria, has been Florence’s seat of civic power since 1290. So perfect for a civil wedding first and then a walk through the streets of Florence.
Also, another option could be to get married in Florence is in Santissima Annunziata, a magnificent church designed by Michelozzo. Santissima Annunziata is home to frescoes by Andrea del Castagno, Perugino and Rosso Fiorentino. You’ll be joining a long tradition of love and devotion if you marry in this area of town.
First of all, Florence is full of beautiful streets to discover, boutiques to admire, gourmet restaurants.
Piazzale Michelangelo is one of those with an amazing view of the cupola del Brunelleschi and Santa Croce church. And many grooms-to-be take the chance to propose here 🙂 Or why not a gorgeous shooting in Giardino dei Boboli, the set of Dan Brown’s movie „Inferno“. What about a romantic promenade under Galleria degli Uffizi colonnade or in Ponte Vecchio at the sunset time.
Don’t forget to visit the Rose Garden! People living in Florence know it as a prime springtime picnicking spot, but the Rose Garden is also a lush location to make a lifelong commitment! And yes, you can celebrate a civil wedding at the Rose Garden. So if you plan to get married in Florence with a civil ritual, this is the right place!Optimal bloom time is in May, but the stunning view over Florence has no seasonal requirements. These are just a few reasons why Florence is one of the best destination wedding locations.
Must-do during the days of your elopement in Florence
- Walk through Ponte Vecchio like the nobles did in the Middle Ages
- Visit the Galleria degli Uffizi and the Museo dell’Accademia to see the real David by Michelangelo
- Kiss under Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral
- Rub the nose of Porcellino’s fountain. It’ll bring you luck!
- Finally, toast with a glass of Tuscan Wine. Try Brunello di Montalcino, the Chianti, the Vernaccia di San Gimignano and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano