Beauty of nature, landscapes, the historical, cultural heritage with its archeological and artistic richness: these are the ingredients which make Lake Bracciano a wonderful wedding destination appreciated by couples all over of the world.
Three towns are just on its shores: Bracciano, Trevignano Romano and Anguillara Sabazia. But we'd need to remember also territories of Manziana, with a magnificent view of the lake, Oriolo, Monterosi and Sutri facing the basin of the lake.
Lake Bracciano is one of the biggest Lake of Southern region in region Lazio, where wonderful Rome is and it is one of the mayor lakes of Italy. Contrary of Northern Lakes, Lake Bracciano has volcanic origin it has typical circular shape.
This romantic and quaint spot of Italy is surrounded by forests, olive groves and gardens the perfect frame for a traditional Italian wedding right into history. We are few kilometers from Rome! and you can feel the heritage of this.
Since 1986 Lake Bracciano is protected by the creation of Regional Park of Lake Bracciano Martignano. Except official companies, there are no motorboats on the lake and you could also swim in that. A romantic idea for your Italian wedding and staying.
For your civil ceremony little villa of Bracciano could be the ideal location. It rises on a hill inhabited since Etruscan ages, as testified by the necropolis ; it has been of great importance during Renaissance period when it was a fief of the Orsini; in 1696 the town passed to the Odescalchi family.
Civil ceremony could be held in the open air just by the shores and for your reception here you will find one of the most beautiful and luxury venue in Italy.
We are talking about magnificent Castle whose sizes dominate all over the settlement. It is the most important castles of Italy. It was built by Napoleone Orsini. Among its most famous guest have been the king of France Charles VIII, Pope Sixtus IV, Marcantonio Colonna and in more recent times John John Kennedy, Tina Turner and lately Tom Cruise who celebrates his wedding with Katie Holmes in the castle in November 2006. Don't you think would would love to be here for your wedding too?
For your religious ceremony you could consider wonderfulAmong baroque churches of Santa Maria Novella (with annexed Augustinian cloister) and St. Stephen's with a bell tower from the 16th century. BRACCIANO town center preserves its medieval character with narrow streets. In the renaissance part buildings, with shops and laboratories from 15th to 16th century.
Then you could also explore charming CASTEL GIULIANO, wonderful
TREVIGNANO, located close to Orsini Castle in an area which has been inhabited since Etruscan times. Here you will fine amazing necropolis of Sabatia.
The third town on the shore is ANGUILLARA SABAZIA, situated on a promontory of the lake. A monumental gate from the 16th century with a clock will lead you to a the main square of with the town hall inside the Palazzo Baronale which is decorated by valuable frescoes such a perfect setting for your stunning wedding pictures.
I’m Stefania and I’m the wedding planner on lake Bracciano.
I plan weddings here and maybe I may be a bit biased but It’s impossible not to choose this wonderful place as an ideal location for crowning achievement of your love dream. The Mediterranean climate, the warm water, the smell of nature and the hawks hovering over. It is simply superb.
This is the ultimate volcano lake of all, a stunning place for your destination wedding!
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Lake Bracciano is for sure one of the best Lake spot on Southern Lakes but we do not have to forget Rome the Eternal City.
If you are coming to Italy a visit to this amazing city will make your staying even more magic!
Rome has the appeal of immortality and eternity just like a neverending love! Then if you are looking for a very romantic wedding the best solution could be a wedding for two in Rome!
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If you are dreaming of a romantic wedding ceremony in a little ancient church in a secluded place, I'm sure you will fall in love with Francesca and Pigi's choice!
For their romantic wedding on Lake Bracciano they chose one of the most romantic church in the area a wonderful place to discover for a sweet wedding with stunning view! The pretty church is located not far from Bracciano village.
From here the landscape is the perfect frame for amazing wedding pictures.
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From Lake Bracciano shores, Odescalchi castle appears in all its majestic greatness.
Few kilometers from Rome, set on a hilltop, Odescalchi Castle is a fabulous place suspended in time. Stefano and Luisa wanted a fairy-tale setting to lake their dream of love come true.
This special place with its romantic atmosphere, has often been chosen by famous personalities of international stardom for their stunning weddings, just think about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ one!
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