When it comes to destination weddings, Tuscany is one of the locations you must keep in consideration. The breathtaking scenery, the mild weather and the excellent food are just some of the benefits that make Tuscany the best choice for getting married abroad. Moreover, Tuscany is also a lovely place to start the honeymoon, and where spending a few days off the records with friends and families before the Big Day.
Among the many locations, Val d’Orcia is the best known. Even if you haven’t heard about, it’s the icon of the Tuscany in the world, where cypress trees run on the sides of white and dusty roads, along rolling hills yellowed by the sun and vineyards as far as the eye can see. Here, a few steps from Pienza, perched on a hill with a breathtaking view, you might find La Bandita, an ancient village of a few houses, carefully restored by the American owner, who has made it one of the most beautiful venues for weddings in Italy.
The couple of today, having guests coming from all over America, chose this place to celebrate their wedding. The bride and groom got ready with bridesmaids and groomsmen in the apartments of the village, before exchanging vows and rings by the garden, in front of their moved friends. The cocktail hour also took place in the garden with a view, where guests toasted bride and groom with renowned wines and Tuscan food. The wedding planner Francesca set up a U-shaped table for dinner, enriched with fresh flowers and lots of candles. After the traditional speeches, the newlyweds cut the cake and danced for the first time as a husband and wife. The guests could not wait to jump into in the dancefloor, and so it was. Here are some photos!