Italy always reminds us of a delicious aperitivo with scrumptious food (and wine) while watching a beautiful sunset. La Dolce Vita in all it has to offer. But, let me tell you a secret… there’s more to it. There’s Lake Como. A place where glamor meets refinement, where delicacy meets splendor, a place where the most beautiful love stories are told, and just for you, here are the best venues to celebrate your love around the lake.
- Villa del Balbianello
Close your eyes. Immerse yourself in a world of enchantment. Listen to the gentle sound of the wind dancing through the cypresses. Take a deep breath and feel the fragrance of wisterias in the air. Make no mistake, you arrived in heaven. Built in 1787 on the site of a monastery, the Villa del Balbianello is particularly unique for its perfectly sculpted gardens. Alone on its hill on the western shore of the lake, celebrating your wedding in this beautiful place will make you feel like royalty.
- Villa Balbiano
This awe-inspiring Italian gem is the largest private residence around the lake. Decorated by Jacques Garcia himself, and with curated antiques, and paintings, the Villa is a Historic Masterpiece. Perfectly designed gardens add to the magic, and Villa Balbiano is a jump through History with all the modern comfort. A unique experience on the lake that you will never forget.
- Villa Pizzo
Italian architecture in all its splendor. Only truly visible from the lake, there is a mystical atmosphere full of charm and magnetism. As one of the oldest houses on Lake Como, with extensive gardens stretching alongside the lake, and mesmerizing views, Villa Pizzo is enchanting and romantic. If you are looking for a truly one-of-a-kind venue around the lake, search no more, Villa Pizzo is your “I do” heaven.
- Villa d’Este
Timeless delicacy. Villa d’Este is one of the most famous hotels in the world. Safe haven for royalties, celebrities and artists, the hotel overlooks the most romantic lake of all, Lake Como. Needless to say, celebrating your wedding in this glamorous venue is like immersing yourself in a magical world. Let the sound of the gentle waves sooth you, and admire a beautiful Riva playing with the last evening rays. A dream for the soul, a love story for the heart.
- Villa La Cassinella
Peaceful refinement. These are the words one has in mind while thinking about La Cassinella. Mastering the art of details like no other, it is among a perfectly manicured garden that the Villa delicately overlooks the Lake. Only accessible by boat, it is a true heaven of privacy. Pinnacle of luxury, La Cassinella is considered to be the most exclusive villa on the Lake.
- Grand Hotel Tremezzo
There is no better place to live la Dolce Vita than at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo. Colorful yet graceful, the Hotel is a true bucket list destination on the lake. With regal rooms and a chic pool on the lake (yes you read that right), it is the ultimate elegant safe haven. This iconic art nouveau masterpiece sits on the western shore of the lake, and offers spectacular views over the crystalline waters. Be aware, you and your guests might never want to leave.
- Villa Erba
Built in the 19th century, Villa Erba is a true Italian jewel. Where prestige and history live in perfect harmony, the Villa has been home to many artists along the years. Like a canvas on the lake, its spectacular views offer a breathtaking experience. Majestic and grand, each room is bright with meticulously carved ceilings. As if this decor wasn't enough, the gardens around the villa are home to some rare trees and plants, making the place just a little more unique.