“When you write a love story, let it be set on the shores of Lake Como …”, said the composer Franz Liszt when he spoke of the beauty of the lake. And as he knew, we support that there is nothing more romantic than looking yourself in the waters of Lake Como the first time you hold hands as husband and wife.
Lake Como is a long love story, it is one of the many Italian pearls, it is a place to discover and to love. It is daydreaming.
The magic, the sweetness, the emotions that the lake transmits, with its colors, with the nature that surrounds it, with its suggestive silence and its wonderful Villas is priceless.
It is the ideal place to organize a luxury wedding, where to create a unique event, made of magic and romantic atmosphere.
However, when you go into the choice of location, the decision can be difficult because the villas that rise on the lake are many, different, but all wonderful in the same way. The Villas hide, in their interiors, in their gardens and in their most hidden corners, surprising details and unique suggestions. You will fall in love with a Villa, with the colors, the way it has to look out over the lake, the way it has to approach the sunset and you will start to imagine. To imagine your dream, your wedding, your special day there, between the beauty and the elegance of a historic Villa, reflected in the clear waters of Lake Como.
Today, we have chosen to present you 5 of the most exclusive and prestigious locations that the lake offers and which have always transmitted us suggestions, magic and love.
1. Villa del Balbianello
From the tip of the small wooded peninsula of Lavedo, overlooking the waters of the center of Lake Como, the Villa elegantly overlooks a wonderful panorama that makes it one of the most spectacular residences in the Lario. Refined, exclusive and romantic. The Villa offers the possibility to celebrate civil ceremonies, in one of its prestigious lodges overlooking the park and the Comacina Island. Made even more exclusive by the connections; only by lake, by boat. This will make your wedding even more special and unique; a real surprise for your guests!
2. Villa Balbiano
A fairy tale that turns into reality. In the ancient village of Ossuccio, overlooking Lake Como, surrounded by a centuries-old park, which is tinged with bright green, stands Villa Balbiano. A historic home of immeasurable charm. Famous for the boulevard of cypresses that, together with a flowered nymphaeum, lead to the entrance. The facade, with simple and sober lines, punctuated by ornamental motifs in gray stone with a rusticated portal, directly overlooks the water. Inside you can still observe the spectacular Baroque frescoes. Imagine, future brides, to walk that boulevard, set up in the smallest details, with your wonderful wedding dress, to see in front of you the glimpse of a new life that awaits you together with your future husband and all the beauty that surrounds you!
3. Villa Erba
Villa Erba, historic architectural jewel built at the end of the 19th century, is a historic location in the heart of Cernobbio. Today the Villa, with its ancient frescoes, precious ceilings and regal rooms, is the ideal location for unique and luxury events. It is possible to celebrate religious and symbolic ceremonies in the Villa and can accommodate up to 250 guests and can also be reached by boat. A regal, imposing and refined Villa … perfect for a wedding of style and full of charm!
4. Villa Pizzo
The charm of a venue rich in tradition, the magnificence of an enchanting Italian garden make Villa Pizzo a suggestive and romantic place, ideal for events in the name of refinement. A timeless place. It is possible to celebrate religious and symbolic ceremonies in the villa. The Villa can accommodate up to 200 guests, can also be reached by boat.
Once you arrive at Villa Pizzo, you will feel like immersing yourself in a timeless era, in a secret garden, just like those you read in the best love books, full of perfumes, evocative glimpses, romantic and magical spots.
5. Villa Passalacqua
Villa Passalacqua is a very exclusive private villa located in the small town of Moltrasio near Como. It is one of the most special places in the world for weddings or receptions. The gardens of the Villa are considered some of the most historic and sumptuous on Lake Como. The magnificent park of Villa Passalacqua is made up of terraces that touch the waters of Lake Como. A classic Italian garden with regular flower beds, pools and water features, stairways and paths surrounded by greenery connect the terraces. Luxury and exclusivity are the main characteristics of this wonderful Villa; the ideal place to celebrate your wedding, but also to make your guests live an unforgettable little holiday!
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