Villa del Balbianello
Secluded on a small wooded peninsula, a sought-after venue for luxury weddings, steeped in nature and drama
This elegant, romantic 18th century mansion and its magnificent garden have hosted writers, scholars and travelers, including Count Guido Monzino, the last owner of the Villa. It is now a national treasure owned by the Italian National Trust (FAI). The property consists of two residential buildings, a church, and a portico that overlooks a dock, which is the only entrance for wedding events. The main building of Villa Balbianello is furnished with some English and French period pieces which date back to the 17th and 18th centuries.
CAPACITY:150 requiring use of marquee
CEREMONY:Civil, Symbolic and Religious ceremonies
ACCOMODATION:No on site accommodation
RECEPTION:Use of indoor and outdoor spaces
Vine covered golden arches and marble terrace
The villa can be reached only by boat and its enchanting entrance is an invitation to discover the classic beauty of this historical dwelling.The rolling gardens with interlinking tree-lined pathways and the panoramic view are the perfect scenario for a unique wedding, particularly when hosting your ceremony under the golden arches of the Loggia Durini. It is a breathtaking moment your guests will never forget.
National Treasure open to the public
Villa del Balbianello is open to the public during specific times, but can be rented to host ceremonies or full wedding events with use of the spaces restricted to particular times and days. We guide our couples through the best available opportunities for their desired wedding event.