NKT Events Venue Guide 2020: France & Italy

We’ve been very busy here at NKT Events over the last few months planning for a big 2020. After lots of work, lots of planning and many great ideas from wonderful colleagues, we’ve relaunched NKT with new branding and a new website! We’re so grateful to everyone who helped us bring this vision to life and we’re so happy we can finally share it! We’re also hugely excited about something else we’ve been hard at work putting together…a little something for all of you, our Venue Guide 2020 for France and Italy!

In our 2020 Venue Guide, we list our top wedding venues in the two most requested regions for destination weddings, France / Italy. We’ve had the pleasure of working with all of them and they all have a great deal to offer. Our guide will take you through the important questions to ask, top tips for planning a destination wedding and what you absolutely need to be aware of when you begin that oh, so important wedding venue search! To give you a little taste of what our guide offers, here are the basics about our top wedding venues in France and Italy…

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Château de Varennes

Photography by Sylvie Gil

Located in Burgundy, France, this family property offers private hires so
you can immerse yourself and all of your guests in a brilliant celebration and escape. Perfect for weddings, but truly a venue that speaks to all kinds of celebrations and events.

Château de Villette

Photography by Monsoliel Weddings

If you’re after an experience fit for royalty, this Paris château will easily offer you the very best. Part of the Heritage Collection of hotels, it’s the epitome of luxury.

Château Bouffemont

Photography by Château Bouffemont

Located an hour outside of Paris, this destination wedding venue affords
you both rolling hills and a romantic French-country feel while still being close enough to the city for trips, shopping and a vibrant nightlife.

Château d’Estoublon

Photography by Château d’Estoublon

500 acres of Provence vines, parkland, olive groves and wooded beauty,
this venue is breathtaking and feels like a true escape. The fact that it’s so secluded also means there is no music time restriction, so the celebrations can last all night!

Les Domaines de Petras

Photography by Les Domaines de Petras

Also in Provence, Les Domaines de Patras is family owned and allows more guests than some of our other top venues that made the list. Up to 300 guests can party the night away as there are no music restrictions at this venue, either.

Villa Ephrussi de Rothchild

Photography by Greg Finck

The French Mediterranean is a breathtaking location for a destination wedding. The “Pink Palace” overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and can hold up to 400 guests for an epic party and celebration like no other!

Belmond Hotel Caruso

Photography by Tanja Kibogo

Moving over to Italy, this Amalfi Coast venue has a stunning garden space for intimate ceremonies. If you’re a fan of infinite pools, theirs is one of the best…

Villa Balbiano

Photography by Trynh Photography

Another Heritage Collection venue, this luxury destination is in the breathtaking Lake Como right on the pristine, peaceful waters. Luxury romance at its finest.

Belmond Castello Di Casole

Photography by Emm and Clau

A 5 star Tuscan Resort in Siena, the country views are truly breathtaking and the venue offers a relaxing, luxury escape for you and your guests, boasting 39 rooms for accommodation.

Castello Di Celsa

Photography by Jenny Quicksall

Hidden away, this venue is new to us and feels like a ‘castle’ fit for a princess. A Siena fairytale destination, a private chapel and endless views of Tuscan surroundings, it’s a true treasure.

Villa Astor

Photography by Tanja Kibogo

The third Heritage Collection venue on our list, this Sorrento spot on the Amalfi Coast offers heavenly views of the Bay of Naples, a handful of rooms for guests and an easy walk to downtown Sorrento.

Villa Fontanelle

Photography by Rossini Photography

A family run venue, this Tuscan escape offers panoramic views of serene, rolling hills as well as an on-site chapel. It’s also very convenient with a 20 minute drive away from Firenze airport.

Villa Medicea Di Lilliano

Photography by Matoli Keely

A family owned venue located in Tuscany, this villa produces its own wine and is surrounded by century old vineyards. The vast property allows for up to 500 guests to attend your stunning celebrations.

If this quick snapshot is anything to go by, we hope we’ve tantalised your destination wedding taste buds! To learn more about our 13 top wedding venues as well as tips and tricks to plan your own destination wedding, simply download our guide here.

Happy Planning!

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