A selection of the most amazing venues on Lake Como, perfect for romantic and exclusive weddings.

Lake Como has long been one of the most beautiful and sought-after wedding locations. Both Italian brides and grooms and for foreign couples choose Italy as the destination for their big day.

Not only the enchanting landscape and stunning views make Lake Como an ideal wedding location. Also, the elegant and unique venues scattered along its shores and in the immediate surroundings contribute to an unforgettable atmosphere for couples to tie the knot.

There are countless venues for your wedding reception as well as for the ceremony situated right by the shores of the lake. Below you will find an overview of the most exclusive venue where you can celebrate your unforgettable special day.

We have selected 9 locations including villas, castles, and resorts in the Lake Como area which will make your celebration truly unforgettable.

#1 Villa D’Este

Among many venues couples can choose for their wedding, “Villa D’ Este” is certainly unmissable. Beloved by the European aristocracy in the past, today Villa D’Este has become an exclusive 5-star resort right by the lakeshore.

A private garden of 25 acres boasting a wide range of plants and flowers rich in beauty and scents surrounds the building. Villa D’Este has 152 rooms furnished in a Renaissance style. Several antique pieces come together with all the modern comforts that are part of contemporary life.

Those looking for additional privacy can stay in one of the two private villas, Villa Milakoff and Villa Cima, which together with 6 restaurants and various cafes/bar ensure distinctive, top-quality service.

#2 Casta Diva Resort

The “Casta Diva Resort” stands on the Eastern shores of Lake Como, in the municipality of Blevio, just a short distance from the town of Como. This was the first to open on the lake and it comprises seven different villas, with a total of 73 suites and rooms and 2 private villas. T

he Casta Diva Resort also has a park with several amazing examples of age-old trees. But Casta Diva is not only a luxurious resort, since it boasts a 1,300 sq. m. spa.

You can hold your wedding reception in various different areas, both indoors and outdoors. Set it up with the greatest attention to detail, while the restaurant offering outstanding Italian cuisine will leave your guests mesmerized.

#3 Villa Carlotta

Works of art and nature are the two distinguishing features of “Villa Carlotta“. A unique venue located between Lake Como and the mountains, with a 70.000 sq. m. garden and halls filled with art. Indeed, the villa host many masterpieces by some of the greatest masters of the past, such as Canova, Hayez and Thorvaldsen. Needless to say, this venue has no equal in terms of atmosphere. You will find yourselves in a timeless dimension, perfect for a wedding celebration of truly distinctive charm.


#4 Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Grand Hotel Tremezzo”, established in 1910, is characterized by the typical style of the period, Art Nouveau. The most remarkable feature of this magical location for your wedding ceremony is the incredible view, encompassing Lake Como and the Grigne mountains, which you can see from the 90 rooms and suites of the hotel.

The villa is surrounded by a beautiful 20,000 sq. m. park with age-old trees and 3 swimming pools. The hotel’s restaurant, La Terrazza, is particularly renowned thanks to the dishes created by the famous Italian chef Gualtiero Marchesi.

#5 Villa Erba

Villa Erba”, which dates back to the late 19th century, is rich in art and was much loved by the great Italian director Luchino Visconti. Today, the venue hosts a wide range of events. Such as weddings for those who wish a special wedding venue steeped in art. Thanks to its remarkable frescos and precious decorations, combined with the surrounding natural scenery and a vast park of 100,000 sq. m., Villa Erba is a truly outstanding venue for your wedding celebration.

#6 Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni

Located in Bellagio, “Gran Hotel Villa Serbelloni” was once owned by a noble family from Milan. At present, it is a one-of-a-kind location where to spend your very special day. Its wide, lavishly decorated halls can accommodate large parties. And the largest hall, the ‘Salone Reale’ has a capacity of 240 guests.

The restaurant is run by chef Ettore Bocchia, who combines traditional recipes with the most refined modern cuisine.


#7 Grand Hotel Imperiale

Art Nouveau style and unique vegetation are the most striking features of “Grand Hotel Imperiale”, which stands on the shores of Lake Como.

Couples can choose to have their wedding reception set up in the ‘Antico Bar della Regina’ or in the preciously decorated Reading Room. Or else, in the Giardino restaurant, with an outdoor area overlooking the garden. Yet another option is to host your wedding celebration in the Temple of Cupid.

Also, after the reception, the newlyweds and their guests can stay overnight in the stunning suites of Grand Hotel Imperiale.


#8 Villa Regina Teodolinda

A one-of-a-kind and intimate venue, “Villa Regina Teodolinda” is located in Laglio, right next to Lake Como. It is a famous holiday destination for international celebrities but it is also renowned because Theodelinda, queen of the Lombards, (c. 570-628) got married twice right here at the villa.

These are some of the reasons why the venus has always been in great demand for wedding celebrations. Also thanks to its refined interiors and great privacy.

#9 Villa Balbianello

One of the most exclusive wedding venues on Lake Como is Villa Balbianello. It stands on the western shores of the lake and it is perfect for luxury and romantic wedding celebrations.

At Villa Balbianello, you can hold wedding ceremonies either on the terrace or in the wonderful loggia, an open gallery with an enchanting view of the lake. This is the perfect venue for a romantic ceremony and an elegant wedding reception. You can have a symbolic ceremony as well as a legally valid civil ceremony.
And what about you? Which wedding location on Lake Como has charmed you the most?

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