Franciacorta

The perfect destination if you’re willing to plan your wedding abroad and if you want
to get married in one of the most enchanting locations in Italy.
Be amazed by its territory, so rich and varied. Walk quietly among its landscapes,
made of ancient villas and castles full of history. The ideal place to fulfill the dream
of a lifetime! Start drawing your perfect Italian wedding in this paradise.

franciacorta

The beauty of Franciacorta gets you instantly: villas, villages, farms and castles are aligned in a breathtaking setting. An enchanting countryside, low hills covered with vineyards and olive groves.
The perfect destination if you’re willing to plan your wedding abroad and if you want to get married in one of the most enchanting locations in Italy.

WHERE IS FRANCIACORTA?

In the heart of the countryside of Brescia: half way between Milan and Venice and in the midst of ancient and modernity.

Franciacorta is one of those territories to explore rigorously on foot, with the typical Italian calm. A slow and relaxed approach: just like its people. Be amazed by its territory, so rich and varied. Walk quietly among its landscapes, made of ancient villas and castles full of history. The ideal place to fulfill the dream of a lifetime!

Start drawing your perfect Italian wedding in this paradise.

WHY CHOOSE FRANCIACORTA

Franciacorta is located a short walk from Brescia, a city with a beautiful old city center, and Lake Iseo, a favorite destination of many European tourists.

In Brescia you can explore the majestic medieval castle, located right in the heart of the city, or the famous Mille Miglia Museum where you can enjoy an inspirational tour among the most enchanting cars of the last two centuries right inside a monastic complex.

If you’re heading towards the Iseo Lake, you don’t want to miss one of the most charming places of Lombardy: Monte Isola.

Monte Isola, also known as Montisola, is one of the smallest populated islands in Italy and it’s well known for its magic atmosphere. Cars are not allowed here and people can move from one point to another of the island only by bicycle or by using the public transport.

Another gem to explore is Erbusco, located halfway between the Po Valley and the Oglio River, with its beautiful historical buildings immersed in the countryside. Here you can celebrate your wedding in the amazing, timeless scenery of its medieval church.

And if you’re willing to say yes in the most romantic way, choose the Castle of Iseo, where you’ll be able to celebrate your civil wedding in the most magic setting of Franciacorta.

FRANCIACORTA AND ITS VINEYARDS

Franciacorta is a territory full of surprises, known primarily for its wines.

There are over one hundred historic wineries scattered throughout the territory, such as Cà del Bosco, Bellavista or Berlucchi, most of them located right inside historical villas and castles of great artistic and architectural value.

Here you will learn about the different varieties of wines which this incredible land offers: Satén, Pas Dosé, Brut, Rosé, Extra Brut, tasting and buying the bottle that has won your heart.

WHAT TO DO IN FRANCIACORTA: FOOD, ART AND HISTORY

The activities to do in Franciacorta with your significant other, family and friends are countless.
The food and wine tours are a must in Franciacorta, why not sharing this unforgettable experience with your family and friends on your wedding day? On this very special day you can surprise your guests with a tailor made culinary experience to discover the abundance of excellent local Franciacorta wines and food. Sounds like a lot of fun!

Franciacorta though, is not only about wine and food. It’s also a historical enclave, as well as an area rich in natural beauties. Behind its hills you will find many historical buildings, such as monasteries, villas and medieval castles.

You can discover all these beauties also by bike. In Franciacorta there are, in fact, five cycling routes, immersed in the nature and with a very low traffic density.

Places to get lost in. A magic land to explore with the enthusiasm of those who, in a couple of days, will celebrate the most important day of their life!

YOUR SPECIAL WEDDING IN FRANCIACORTA

A sneak peek of what your wedding day in Franciacorta could resemble: a fairy tale set in one of the enchanting villas or castles of this amazing territory, enjoying the Italian food and wines with a gastronomic experience together with your guests, celebrating with a glass of fine Franciacorta wine, having the time of your life with the people you love in the most romantic way.

HOW TO GET HERE

Franciacorta is well served and can be reached by plane from all over the world. There are direct flights arriving in the three main airports of Milan: Malpensa, Linate and Bergamo-Orio al Serio.

  • Distance by car from Milan LINATE to Franciacorta area is about 1 hour.
  • Distance by car from Milan MALPENSA to Franciacorta area is about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  • Distance by car from Bergamo-ORIO AL SERIO to Franciacorta area is about 30 minutes.
BY CAR FROM MILAN AND BERGAMO:

Take the A4 Milan-Venice Highway direction Venice, exit at Rovato, direction Lake Iseo. From here you will enter Franciacorta.

BY TRAIN: From Milano Stazione Centrale take the train to Brescia. Stop in Brescia railway station and change taking the Brescia-Edolo train. You can stop in Paderno Franciacorta, Passirano, Bornato-Calino, Borgonato or Provaglio Iseo.

Venues

Franciacorta's best places

Castle on the Island

Castle on the Island is a spectacular location in the middle of Lake Iseo. The ideal setting for a unique and original wedding that your guests will remember for a long time. The property is located in Monte Isola, the largest lake island in Europe, and offers great views of the beautiful landscape that surrounds it. This fabolous wedding destination is composed by a huge medieval house with a beautiful lakeside terrace and a green area around the pool, surrounded by ancient trees. A location of great impact amidst the tranquility of the lake. Castle on the Island is nestled on a green hill amid lush olive trees and is a fairy tale location for the wedding you’ve been dreaming all of your life.
Surrounded by lush gardens, with spectacular views of Lake Iseo and the Lombardy mountains, the classic Italian beauty of this noble property will take your breath away.Among the most beautiful locations in Northern Italy, Castle on the Island is for sure the most romantic one. Here is possible to celebrate a traditional civil ceremony, but you can also choose to have an intimate blessing in the olive garden, to experience the uniqueness of an italian wedding. You can even rent the whole castle and prolong the celebrations for several days, to feel like a true princess and to make your guests live an unforgettable experience. While bride and groom will stay in the elegant Bridal Suite equipped with every comfort and embellished by precious original frescoes, the invitees can be accommodated in the rooms and apartments of the Castle. All apartments have been renovated paying attention to the modern comforts, but preserving the historical details of this magnificent castle, such as wooden ceilings, frescoes and terracotta pavements. Each apartments is unique and can accommodate up to six people. They all have fully equipped kitchens, living rooms with sofa-beds, bedrooms with double or twin beds, bathrooms with Jacuzzi showers. The Castle hosts a well-renowned restaurant which offers a traditional cuisine, with a menu based on local products, such as fresh fish from the lake or wild game, which will delight not only the palate but also the view of your lucky guest

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QUICK INFORMATION

Castle on the Island - Monte Isola (BS)
Capacity: 20-130 guests
< Services on site: Outdoor space, Catering Service, Restaurant, Bridal Suite.
Accommodation: This location has in total 20 rooms, including double-rooms, studios and apartments.
Wedding Ceremony: You can celebrate symbolic ceremony and civil ceremony in this location. The religious rite cannot be performed in this area for non resident couples.

Franciacorta Cellar

The elegant Franciacorta Cellar is located in the province of Brescia, right in the heart of Franciacorta and just a few steps away from the Iseo Lake and the Natural Reservation of Sebino. This enchanting winery is surrounded by a spectacular natural landscape characterized by green vineyards. It’s a marvellous place, perfect to celebrate your italian wedding and fulfill your dream by spending an unforgettable day together with the people you love the most. A centennial estate with a modern twist, this beautiful wedding destination is a unique and refined location, with prestigious furnishings of famous Italian and international designers, such as Gerrit Rietveld, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Achille Castiglioni, Philip Stark and Rene Herbs, whose precious pieces of art give elegance and uniqueness to each room of this superb place.
Around the estate, the vast fields of vineyards and the quiet of the Lombardy countryside add a magical atmosphere to the surrounding environment, making this Franciacorta Winery the ideal place to spend the happiest day of your life.

The recent restoration made by architect Flavio Albanian has further emphasized the uniqueness of this location thanks to a modern architecture and the extensive touch of wooden and glass elements throughout the mansion. A magical place, with large outdoor and indoor rooms which can accommodate up to 250 people. The current structure has beautiful salons overlooking the vineyards and modern lounges with a unique and contemporary touch, perfect for both small and big events. The rooms of the winery are elegant and peculiar: bright living rooms, vintage salons, a large outdoor courtyard and precious corners for a memorable event. The property also has four suites elegantly furnished and set in an enchanted atmosphere. An ideal setting to spend an unforgettable stay in the beautiful Italian countryside. The Franciacorta Winery has also a rich wine cellar, whose wine is produced on site. The winery is located in the midst of 35 hectares of vineyards and consists of an ancient structure built in 1100, formerly residence of the monks of Cluny. Highly recommended is a guided tour of the winery for you and your guests during your wedding day. Un unforgettable journey where you not only will learn about the secrets of the Franciacorta wines, but you’ll also have the chance to taste the finest local wines like a real sommelier.

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QUICK INFORMATION

Franciacorta Wine Cellar - Provaglio d’Iseo (BS)
Capacity: 50-250 guests
Services on site: Outdoor space, Catering Service, Parking, Bridal Suite.
Accommodation: This location has four large rooms beautifully furnished. There are further hotels and holiday farms both in Provaglio d’Iseo and in the near villages.
Wedding Ceremony: On site only symbolic ceremony. Civil or religious ceremony can be celebrated in the village Town Hall or Church.

Elegant Country Villa

This beautiful seventeenth century villa, immersed in the green countryside of Franciacorta, is the ideal setting for an unforgettable Italian wedding. Every corner of Elegant Country Villa offers glimpses of great beauty within a romantic and elegant environment. The various rooms of this mansion are perfect to host your special event, from the celebration of your love to the magnificent reception for your guests.

The in-house catering service will ensure a delightful and impeccable menu. The care and passion of its chef and sommelier will help create a refined and delicate culinary experience, characterized by a wide selection of courses ranging from the local tradition to the classic Mediterranean cuisine.

The personal wine cellar of Elegant Country Villa offers local wines of excellent quality, a perfect match to accompany your wedding menu. At Elegant Country Villa you will be able to make all your wedding dreams come true through a special  experience of a custom-made marriage, according to your tastes and needs. You and your significant other will have the chance to get married right in this marvellous wedding destination, performing a civil ceremony in one of the rooms of the villa or even celebrating a religious ritual, in the small and cosy St. Girolamo Chapel, for an intimate and exclusive wedding.

Elegant Country Villa’s Rooms at a glance

SALA DA BALLO (BALLROOM): This beautiful salon can accommodate up to 110 pax and it’s perfect for banquets and seated dinners.

SALA DEL GRANAIO (BARN ROOM): Located on the first floor, it’s accessible by elevator and can host up to 220 guests.

SALA GALLERIA (GALLERY ROOM): Suitable for aperitifs and welcome cocktails. It can host up to 110 guests

SALA SCUDERIA (STABLE TEAM): This cozy and delightful room is embellished with arches overlooking the cloister. It can host up to 50 people.

SALA BIBLIOTECA (LIBRARY ROOM): This room is ideal for the dessert buffet and the open bar. It can accommodate up to 120 guests.

PORCH: A suggestive partially enclosed space, it’s ideal for summer weddings for up to 250 invitees.

PORCH GARDEN: Immersed in the garden of the Villa, this large space is particularly suitable for the preparation of banquets and outdoor weddings, hosting up to 150 people.

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QUICK INFORMATION

Elegant Country Villa - Coccaglio (BS)
Capacity: 15-250 guests
Services on site: Outdoor space, Catering Service, Parking.
Accommodation: It’s not possible to overnight in this location. You and your guests can be accommodated in the nearby hotels and holiday farms, located both in Coccaglio and in the near villages.
Wedding Ceremony: You can celebrate a symbolic ceremony or a civil ceremony in this location. The religious rite can be performed either in the small and cosy St. Girolamo Chapel, adjacent to the Villa, or in nearby Churches.

Villa Wine Cellar

Villa Wine Cellar is an elegant mansion located in the small village of Monticelli Brusati, a few steps away from the Iseo lake. This mansion dates back to 1620 and belonged to the Montini Family. Today it has become property of the Bozza Brothers, who took possession of the Villa in order to continue the family tradition of winemaking. In fact, Villa Wine Cellar is also a famous winery where you can find (and taste) cellars of La Montina Franciacorta, a local precious wine. The main structure of Villa Baiana is built on three levels accommodating up to 600 people in total. The beautiful and spacious rooms are elegant with a refined atmosphere that will welcome your guests in a unique and magic atmosphere. The house overlooks the large panoramic terraces that can be used for an outdoor reception.

The park is a wide green space populated by ancient trees and is home to the beautiful glass sculptures of the famous italian artist Giuliana Geronazzo. Villa Wine Cellar has also an in-house professional catering service that offers a wide range of menus that will be adapted to your needs for an unforgettable wedding banquet. The chefs and pastry chefs will be working on site ensuring the freshness and quality of each course and to accompany this special wedding menu you will choose among a wide selection of local wines. At Villa Wine Cellar is not possible to celebrate civil weddings, but this incredible wedding destination is at your disposal for symbolic ceremonies.

Villa Wine Cellar’s Rooms at a glance

SALA CEDRO (CEDAR HALL): Located on the ground floor, this is the largest room of the Villa. It’s characterised by unique marble floors with a trompe d'oil effect, precious chandeliers and a striking stage. Overlooking a beautiful and spacious terrace, this room can accommodate up to a maximum of 310 people.

SALA LOGGIA (LODGE ROOM): Located on the first floor, the Lodge Room is the original main salon. With a romantic fireplace and decorated in Renaissance style, this room gives access to a fantastic terrace overlooking the surrounding landscape. It can accommodate up to 160 people.

SALA TORCHIO (PRESS ROOM): Fine marble and Murano chandeliers make this salon the most requested especially for small groups. Surrounded by bright windows, the Press Room has a direct access to the exclusive park. The room can accommodate up to a maximum of 70 people with round tables and up to 30 guests with imperial tables.

SALONE PUPITRES (PUPITRES ROOM): It’s a wide and spacious location perfect for aperitifs and welcome receptions. The walls are decorated with paintings by the artist Remo Bianco, a well-known Milanese painter, whose many other works are exhibited in other rooms and spaces of the Villa. It can comfortably accommodates up to 220 people.

SALA DEGLI STEMMI (COAT OF ARMS ROOM): This spacious salon, impressive and fascinating, is particularly suitable for cocktails and small receptions. Characterised by paintings of royal Franciacorta families, in the center it is depicted the coat of arms of the Montini family, the original owner of Villa Banana. The room can accommodate up to 50 people.

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QUICK INFORMATION

Villa Wine Cellar - Monticelli Brusati (BS)
Capacity: 20-500 guests
Services on site: Outdoor space, Catering Service, Parking, Bridal Suite.
Accommodation: It’s not possible to overnight in this location. You and your guests can be accommodated in the nearby hotels and holiday farms, located both in Coccaglio and in the near villages.
Wedding Ceremony: On site only symbolic ceremonies. Civil or religious ceremony can be celebrated in the village Town Hall or Church.

Intimate Villa

Intimate Villa is a beautiful eighteenth-century residence located in Bormato, a small village near Brescia, right in the midst of the breathtaking setting of Franciacorta. The ideal place for groups who want to spend a few days in a splendid villa that offers the advantage of more privacy without giving up to comfort and fun. Its elegant interiors make this magnificent mansion a perfect location for the celebration of a romantic Italian wedding. Inside this beautiful residence all rooms feature warm colors and elegant furnishings. Right outside the villa you’ll be amazed by the large garden and its porch, a space suitable to host an unforgettable wedding, literally a few steps away from the enchanting Italian countryside. Intimate Villa is about 1000 square meters and has two floors. On the ground floor you’ll find an elegant salon where to treat your invitees with comfortable sofas and a refined ambience.
The rooms here feature fireplaces, a large dining room and a professional kitchen, all of them facing a huge garden with ancient trees and a swimming pool. Adjacent to the pool you’ll find a dressing room and a bathroom, as well as a beautiful porch  equipped with a play area with table tennis, table football and a barbecue for outdoor grilling. The villa offers an excellent accommodation service on the upper floor, providing its guests with five double rooms, a dreamy suite connected to a smaller room with two beds, a single and a triple room. There are up to 18 beds and 7 bathrooms in the whole mansion.

At Intimate Villa you can celebrate your marriage in a civil ceremony. The ritual can be performed either in the beautiful garden or inside the Villa. On the first floor there are several rooms that can accommodate the newlyweds and their guests. The large porches and rooms on the ground floor are perfect to accommodate up to 200 people.

The marvellous garden of the villa, adorned with ancient trees and a swimming pool, can be equipped with tables and spaces for all the guests. Sisters’ House is the perfect wedding destination for anyone who desires to get married in a unique and romantic place.

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Intimate Villa - Bornato (BS) Capacity: 30-200 guests Services on site: Outdoor space, Catering Service, Bridal Suite. Accommodation: This location has five double rooms, a suite connected to a smaller room with two beds, a single and a triple room. There are up to 18 beds and 7 bathrooms in the whole mansion. Wedding Ceremony: You can celebrate a symbolic or civil ceremony in this location. The religious rite can be performed in the village Church just in front.

Real Weddings

Franciacorta's portfolio

Michela & Andrea

The beauty of Franciacorta gets you instantly: villas, villages, farms and castles are aligned in a breathtaking setting. An enchanting countryside, low hills covered with vineyards and olive groves. The perfect destination if you’re willing to plan your wedding abroad and if you want to get married in one of the most enchanting locations in Italy.

WHERE IS FRANCIACORTA?

In the heart of the countryside of Brescia: half way between Milan and Venice and in the midst of ancient and modernity. Franciacorta is one of those territories to explore rigorously on foot, with the typical Italian calm. A slow and relaxed approach: just like its people. Be amazed by its territory, so rich and varied. Walk quietly among its landscapes, made of ancient villas and castles full of history. The ideal place to fulfill the dream of a lifetime! Start drawing your perfect Italian wedding in this paradise.

WHY CHOOSE FRANCIACORTA

Franciacorta is located a short walk from Brescia, a city with a beautiful old city center, and Lake Iseo, a favorite destination of many European tourists. In Brescia you can explore the majestic medieval castle, located right in the heart of the city, or the famous Mille Miglia Museum where you can enjoy an inspirational tour among the most enchanting cars of the last two centuries right inside a monastic complex. If you’re heading towards the Iseo Lake, you don’t want to miss one of the most charming places of Lombardy: Monte Isola. Monte Isola, also known as Montisola, is one of the smallest populated islands in Italy and it’s well known for its magic atmosphere. Cars are not allowed here and people can move from one point to another of the island only by bicycle or by using the public transport. Another gem to explore is Erbusco, located halfway between the Po Valley and the Oglio River, with its beautiful historical buildings immersed in the countryside. Here you can celebrate your wedding in the amazing, timeless scenery of its medieval church. And if you’re willing to say yes in the most romantic way, choose the Castle of Iseo, where you’ll be able to celebrate your civil wedding in the most magic setting of Franciacorta.

FRANCIACORTA AND ITS VINEYARDS

Franciacorta is a territory full of surprises, known primarily for its wines. There are over one hundred historic wineries scattered throughout the territory, such as Cà del Bosco, Bellavista or Berlucchi, most of them located right inside historical villas and castles of great artistic and architectural value. Here you will learn about the different varieties of wines which this incredible land offers: Satén, Pas Dosé, Brut, Rosé, Extra Brut, tasting and buying the bottle that has won your heart.

WHAT TO DO IN FRANCIACORTA: FOOD, ART AND HISTORY

The activities to do in Franciacorta with your significant other, family and friends are countless. The food and wine tours are a must in Franciacorta, why not sharing this unforgettable experience with your family and friends on your wedding day? On this very special day you can surprise your guests with a tailor made culinary experience to discover the abundance of excellent local Franciacorta wines and food. Sounds like a lot of fun! Franciacorta though, is not only about wine and food. It’s also a historical enclave, as well as an area rich in natural beauties. Behind its hills you will find many historical buildings, such as monasteries, villas and medieval castles. You can discover all these beauties also by bike. In Franciacorta there are, in fact, five cycling routes, immersed in the nature and with a very low traffic density. Places to get lost in. A magic land to explore with the enthusiasm of those who, in a couple of days, will celebrate the most important day of their life!

YOUR SPECIAL WEDDING IN FRANCIACORTA

A sneak peek of what your wedding day in Franciacorta could resemble: a fairy tale set in one of the enchanting villas or castles of this amazing territory, enjoying the Italian food and wines with a gastronomic experience together with your guests, celebrating with a glass of fine Franciacorta wine, having the time of your life with the people you love in the most romantic way.

Michelle & Andrea

The beauty of Franciacorta gets you instantly: villas, villages, farms and castles are aligned in a breathtaking setting. An enchanting countryside, low hills covered with vineyards and olive groves. The perfect destination if you’re willing to plan your wedding abroad and if you want to get married in one of the most enchanting locations in Italy.

WHERE IS FRANCIACORTA?

In the heart of the countryside of Brescia: half way between Milan and Venice and in the midst of ancient and modernity. Franciacorta is one of those territories to explore rigorously on foot, with the typical Italian calm. A slow and relaxed approach: just like its people. Be amazed by its territory, so rich and varied. Walk quietly among its landscapes, made of ancient villas and castles full of history. The ideal place to fulfill the dream of a lifetime! Start drawing your perfect Italian wedding in this paradise.

WHY CHOOSE FRANCIACORTA

Franciacorta is located a short walk from Brescia, a city with a beautiful old city center, and Lake Iseo, a favorite destination of many European tourists. In Brescia you can explore the majestic medieval castle, located right in the heart of the city, or the famous Mille Miglia Museum where you can enjoy an inspirational tour among the most enchanting cars of the last two centuries right inside a monastic complex. If you’re heading towards the Iseo Lake, you don’t want to miss one of the most charming places of Lombardy: Monte Isola. Monte Isola, also known as Montisola, is one of the smallest populated islands in Italy and it’s well known for its magic atmosphere. Cars are not allowed here and people can move from one point to another of the island only by bicycle or by using the public transport. Another gem to explore is Erbusco, located halfway between the Po Valley and the Oglio River, with its beautiful historical buildings immersed in the countryside. Here you can celebrate your wedding in the amazing, timeless scenery of its medieval church. And if you’re willing to say yes in the most romantic way, choose the Castle of Iseo, where you’ll be able to celebrate your civil wedding in the most magic setting of Franciacorta.

FRANCIACORTA AND ITS VINEYARDS

Franciacorta is a territory full of surprises, known primarily for its wines. There are over one hundred historic wineries scattered throughout the territory, such as Cà del Bosco, Bellavista or Berlucchi, most of them located right inside historical villas and castles of great artistic and architectural value. Here you will learn about the different varieties of wines which this incredible land offers: Satén, Pas Dosé, Brut, Rosé, Extra Brut, tasting and buying the bottle that has won your heart.

WHAT TO DO IN FRANCIACORTA: FOOD, ART AND HISTORY

The activities to do in Franciacorta with your significant other, family and friends are countless. The food and wine tours are a must in Franciacorta, why not sharing this unforgettable experience with your family and friends on your wedding day? On this very special day you can surprise your guests with a tailor made culinary experience to discover the abundance of excellent local Franciacorta wines and food. Sounds like a lot of fun! Franciacorta though, is not only about wine and food. It’s also a historical enclave, as well as an area rich in natural beauties. Behind its hills you will find many historical buildings, such as monasteries, villas and medieval castles. You can discover all these beauties also by bike. In Franciacorta there are, in fact, five cycling routes, immersed in the nature and with a very low traffic density. Places to get lost in. A magic land to explore with the enthusiasm of those who, in a couple of days, will celebrate the most important day of their life!

YOUR SPECIAL WEDDING IN FRANCIACORTA

A sneak peek of what your wedding day in Franciacorta could resemble: a fairy tale set in one of the enchanting villas or castles of this amazing territory, enjoying the Italian food and wines with a gastronomic experience together with your guests, celebrating with a glass of fine Franciacorta wine, having the time of your life with the people you love in the most romantic way.