Umbria Region is less known than stunning Tuscany but very similar in landscape and less crowded with tourists, perfect for a relaxed and intimate Elopement Experience. Have a look at my handpicked selection of wedding venues!
There is something special about getting married in the Italian countryside. What could be better for a married couple and the most intimate of their family and friends than to be surrounded by the incomparable beauty of the nature of the vineyards and hills of Umbria? Less known than beautiful Tuscany but very similar in the landscape and less crowded with tourists, still unspoiled in many areas, perfect for an Experience of relaxation, family intimacy, good food and Nature. Think of your Micro Wedding set on a vast grounds with a majestic backdrop of hills and trees, providing a private and peaceful setting for your enjoyment and guests or in an abbey in the middle of a green valley. Gone are the days of finding the perfect wedding venue in the city. Couples are now looking for the perfect experience that offers them the opportunity to spend quality time in a peaceful environment, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The Country Elopements and Micro Wedding in Italy take shape and are often influenced by the nature that surrounds the area. When planning a Micro Wedding in the countryside, always try to find a wedding venue that speaks to the type of wedding you would like to organize. Today’s blog post aims to narrow down the long list of breathtakingly beautiful countryside wedding venues that stunning Umbria has to offer to some of the venues I discovered during the first of my Umbria venue tours with talented destination wedding photographer and friend Gabriele Malagoli, who took for you all the images of this article. I hope this makes your task of finding the perfect country location for the Elopement or Micro Wedding in Italy you dream of a little easier.
SAN PIETRO IN VALLE ABBEY – Ferentillo
San Pietro in Valle Abbey is a Charming Hotel located in Umbria, between the Marmore Falls and Spoleto and is completely surrounded by the dense and luxuriant vegetation that covers the entire Valnerina. Once in the ancient Abbey you will be welcomed by the three owner sisters who manage the historic residence with family warmth and a unique attention to the needs of the Client. The atmosphere that you breathe is unreal, you will find yourself in a corner of uncontaminated nature and out of this world allowing yourself the luxury of celebrating with your family and loved ones having everything for you an entire corner of the world, exclusively.
TENUTA DI CASABRUCIATA – Preggio
Tenuta di Casabruciata was originally a fortress in the 13th century whose farmhouse was completely destroyed by fire during a siege in the second half of the 14th century, hence its name ‘Casa Bruciata’ (‘burnt house’).
The house was rebuilt along with the nearby village during the 15th century. The recent reconstruction has retained the original architectural features and restored the farm to its ancient splendor.
At Tenuta di Casabruciata, in full Umbrian countryside and conveniently located on the Tuscan border, you can experience the deep Italian country lifestyle. Your stay can take place in the finely restored farmhouse, with its unique, breathtaking view of the green rolling hills ahead, surrounded by silence and enjoying everything the welcoming and lovely owners created for theirs guests to make them feel in a warm family embrace. With an infinity pool overlooking the green and silent hills, Casabruciata also offers organic food and wine and pretty apartments for your guests, perfect if you are hosting a Micro Wedding in the Italian Countryside.
ABBAZIA DI SAN PASTORE – Greccio
San Pastore Abbey is a place of a minimalist beauty where the time is suspended between the past and today. So close and yet a world away from the noise and bustle of modern life, this historical residence of Lazio is the perfect location for your vacation and the ideal place to celebrate a Micro Wedding while is too wide as the location for an Elopement.
Here you can enjoy a relaxing break fully immersed in nature, far from chaos and stress but only a few steps from Rome, choosing between its swimming pool overlooking the Rieti Holy Valley, immersed in the extraordinary quiet and green park surrounding the abbey or a cooking session in the internal fully equipped kitchen.
In the thirty rooms, you can find a minimal and modern internal design, which combines the ancient severe architecture of the Abbey with the delicate and refined taste of the new owners, to offer an experience of the most complete relaxation.
PETRATA CASTLE – Assisi
The glorious gardens and refined rooms of the Petrata Castle are a lovely and elegant location and ideal backdrop for a romantic Elopement and even more for a familiar and funny Micro Wedding.
The Castle is just out the medieval town of Assisi on the edge of Tuscany and only 2 hours from Rome. Assisi is the city of San Francesco, close to Trasimeno Lake, surrounded by hills with olive grooves and vineyards, a stunning backdrop for any unforgettable moment.
At Petrata Castle is possible to customize many details of your little event and there are many options for your spare time. Great wines and food, pool party, barbecue, trips to Trasimeno Lake.
I will back soon to Umbria Region looking for new beautiful venues for you, handpicking the best options for Elopement venues as the backdrop for an unforgettable Experience. Stay tuned!