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6 Luxury Destination Wedding Venues in Lake Como, Italy

Looking for a list for some luxurious wedding venues in Lake Como, Italy? As a destination wedding photographer, I am sharing six beautiful luxury wedding venues in Lake Como, Italy!

It is no secret that Italy has some of the most stunning and romantic wedding venues. From luxury villas, castles, elegant resorts and private gardens, your options are endless. Lake Como is a dreamy destination that exceeds all expectations. Getting married abroad may seem like an overwhelming task, but all that worry will fade once you're standing in front of your stunning Italian wedding backdrop on Lake Como.

As destination wedding photographers and videographers, we have helped countless couples tie the knot not only across the U.S, but internationally as well. From choosing a location to planning the day of flow, we love to help couples plan their perfect wedding day. With so many options within the Lombardy area of Italy, finding the perfect venue on Lake Como may seem daunting. We hope this list will help ease some of that stress while you research because you deserve a stress-free and fun wedding day! Here are some of our top picks for luxury destination wedding venues in Lake Como, Italy!

Grand Hotel Tremezzo was built in the early 1900s and it truly is a dreamy location for your Lake Como destination wedding. Grand Hotel Tremezzo is located in the western shores of Lake Como, one of the most popular locations, with its panoramic views of Bellagio, the lake and Grigne mountains. Grand Hotel Tremezzo, just a few minutes of a walk away from Villa Carlotta and its world known botanical gardens, offers an authentic. This Lake Como wedding venue is full of Italian charm. The hotel has 75 rooms and 15 suites that overlook either the lake waters or the lush garden and can accommodate a wedding of up to 100 guests. 

Drone image of Villa Balbiano shot by Grace Torres in February of 2024

Villa Balbiano is one of the most well-known wedding venues in Lake Como, located in the Italian town of Ossuccio. Villa Balbiano is a stunning wedding venue, with breathtaking views of Lake Como. This 16th century historic villa is full of charm surrounded by a century-old park and enchanting gardens. As the largest private residence on Lake Como, this villa spans nearly 3 acres, offering a lovely sanctuary for your special day. Whether you're looking for a grand celebration or an intimate gathering, Villa Balbiano offers the perfect backdrop for your wedding day with a capacity of up to 200 guests.

Villa Pliniana is another iconic 16th century waterfront villa, set on 18 acres in front of Lake Como. Villa Pliniana is impressive and awe inspiring with its 19 luxurious bedrooms that can sleep up to 40 guests and a capacity for a wedding of up to 200 guests. With the villa having extensive gardens, patios, amazing architecture and grand interiors, you will find a selection of luxurious spaces to cater to your wedding desires!  

Villa del Balbianello is a beautifully unique and famous venue. This 18th century villa, that has been seen in many movies(you might have seen it in star wars!), is located at the very end of a peninsula overlooking Lake Como making it accessible mainly by boat! Since it is located on the tip of a peninsula, Villa Balbianello has unique lake views on all sides making it one of the most scenic wedding locations in Lake Como. The luscious gardens and vistas make for a truly spectacular and unforgettable event. Getting married at Villa del Balbianello can take place on the grounds of the Villa in one of two spaces. Under the Loggia can accommodate up to 60 guests for small wedding groups or in the Garden for medium to large wedding groups that can accommodate up to 150 guests.

Villa Pizzo is located in the village of Cernobbio. Villa Pizzo  is a wonderful private villa with one of the longest lakefronts stretching towards the town of Moltrasio. If you are dreaming of a romantic wedding in Lake Como, the gardens of Villa Pizzo  are a perfect setting for an outdoor ceremony by the lake. Villa Pizzo gardens offer a variety of locations for outdoor ceremonies, from the Orangerie Garden, the Garden of the Eye and the old boathouse also known as the “Darsena”. This villa can be exclusively rented for an outdoor wedding of up to 200 guests! 

The Villa Regina Teodolinda is located in Laglio, a little village near Como which is also one of the narrowest points of Lake Como. Villa Regina Teodolinda is known for its more intimate events being a smaller but still magical venue full of that old classic Italian charm. The Villa has six suites that can accommodate around 12 overnight guests and between 80-100 guests for a mid-sized wedding. This Villa also has a private dock with direct access to Lake Como. 

If you're getting married in Italy and found this article helpful, we would love to hear from you! We are a husband wife photography and videography team with a documentary style of capturing wedding days. We would love to hear more about your wedding plans! CLICK HERE to chat with us!

This blog post of Luxury Destination Wedding Venues in Lake Como, Italy was written by Florida editorial wedding photographer and videographer, Grace Torres Photo.


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