A 16th century castle in the hills of Chianti
Every self-respecting castle has its secrets that are lost in time: hidden passages, echoes of ancient battles, dusty archives that hold the memories of an ancestral land. Who wouldn’t want to have a romantic wedding in a castle right in the heart of Tuscany surrounded by beautiful landscapes where vineyards, cypress trees and juniper bushes dot the green hills of Chianti .
Celebrate your wedding by taking a step back in time enriched with a number of extras that will make you and your guests have an unforgettable time with; horseback riding, guided tours, long swims in pools that fade into the horizon, wine tasting, beautifully fitted rooms with attention to detail and generous in comforts.
Let your guests breath in the view on the wide terrace of the castle, a favorite spot from which to fully enjoy the majesty of the countryside of Siena. Then, after the ceremony, accompany them in the garden for an aperitif, then lead them inside the numerous frescoed rooms for dinner and let them finally free to run wild at night in the ballroom set up in the old stables. The castle offers the opportunity to celebrate symbolic rites in the small private chapel overlooking the square and catholic weddings in the Roman church in the vicinity of the structure, while for the civil ceremony you’ll be spoiled for choice as you have at your disposal the municipalities of Gaiole in Chianti, Radda and Castellina in Chianti, and why not, the Siena Town Hall overlooking the famous Piazza del Campo.
Type of location: Medieval castle.
For whom: For those who dream of a romantic wedding in the most authentic Tuscan tradition in an enchanting 16th Century castle full of history.
Distinguishing features: The access to the old cellar is through a path carved into the rock and a real “secret passage” that will delight friends and family.