Lake Orta Weddings

Your special wedding on Lake Orta

One of the prettiest lakes in northern Italy, intimate and romantic

Lake Orta is certalny the most romantic location in the Lake District.
Hills and mountains are very close to the Lake thus lending a fairy-tale atmosphere to the villages surrounding the water. Orta San Giulio is at the end of a small peninsula that juts out into Lake Orta.

Intricate wrought-iron balustrades and balconies adorn the 18th century buildings of this small, intimate and relaxing town. The main square of the town looks across the lake to the lovely island of San Giulio, which you can reach by boat.

This charming lake, surrounded by gentle hills, is the most enchanting and romantic of the Italian Lakes. Its romance has inspired artists, poets and writers from all over the world for century and for lovers it is hopelessly romantic.

Your Lake Orta Wedding will have the same atmosphere as in the ancient times and you will live and relive it as in a fairytale.

At only 45 minutes drive from Malpensa Airport, Lake Orta is the perfect choice for your fairy-tale wedding in Italy.
The area around Lake Orta has long been a favorite tourists, thanks to the quiet beauty of the landscape, its fascinating history and its wealth of artistic treasures, principally Romanesque and Baroque architecture.
Little but charming, Lake Orta lies to the west of Lake Maggiore, in Piedmont - Northen Italy. It is a minor star in the costellation of the subalpine lakes, but all the fascination and the history of the larger lakes seem to be concentrated in this short space.

The town of Orta San Giulio is also the only Italian lakes' car-free town.
Orta holds the visitors attention, with its houses roofed with thick slate tiles, it's lakeside Motta Square, called Il Palazzotto, with its garden cafés, ovelooked by the Palazzo della Comunità or Palazotto - a frescoed 16th century town hall. You can get married at the wedding hall in the town square, a 16th-century building with frescoed walls, an outside stairway and a tiny campanile breaking through the grey roof like a chimney.

Civil ceremonies at Villa Bossi

Or at the elegant Villa Bossi, a beautiful 17th century villa facing the Lake of Orta. Here brides have a unique occasion fo Italy to celebrate a Villa Bossi, a beautiful 17th century villa facing the Lake of Orta.

Here brides have a unique occasion fo Italy to celebrate a civil ceremony in a beautiful terraced garden on the lake shore arriving with a romantic little rowing boat.

Catholic ceremonies on Lake Orta

If you prefer a religious wedding there is a little charming church on the top of the a hill in Orta just few steps from the main square from where you will appreciate a precius panorama.
Perched on a rocky ledge high above the western shore, a few kilometres from Orta, the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Sasso is also worth a visit. The Sanctuary, a beautiful example of baroque style, is an extraordinary panoramic point, a perfect place for a Wedding Reception at Lake Orta.

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It is with great pleasure that I want to introduce a fantastic wedding on Lake Orta. The bride herself is telling us the real story. Her name is Valentina. Have a look at it, and you will discover all the passion and love she feels for Lake Orta. She is Italian living in Singapore, and she really wanted to have an Italian wedding on Lake Orta.

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Art and paintings have been the special fil rouge for a wedding reception on Lake Orta. What a cute and original idea! Alessia and Gianluca got married on Lake Orta with a romantic civil ceremony at Villa Bossi and a wonderful wedding reception in the beating heart of the ancient village of Orta inside lovely Palazzo Penotti Ubertini.

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If you love Italian Lakes District but you are looking for a wedding destination that is charming, intimate and very romantic a wedding on Lake Orta could be the right place for you. Lake Orta embodies the real charm of a traditional Italian village still preserved as it used to be.

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Lake Orta is so charming, intimate and beautiful. It could be the right destination for a country chic wedding. This is what Rachel and Mike planned. They tied the knot in mid September on a warm and beautiful day. I met them a year in advance and they were very excited to plan a country chic wedding on Lake Orta!

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