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Italian Destination Wedding at Ancient Castle Ruins

Italian Destination Wedding at Ancient Castle Ruins

tented wedding reception entrance

After getting engaged in Florence, this traveling duo knew in their hearts they wanted an Italian destination wedding. With the help of Stefanie Cove & Co., the bride and groom chose to wed at an ancient castle ruin at Castiglion del Bosco with 135 of their closest friends and family in Tuscany. If you’re anything like us, you’ll catch yourself oohing and ahhing over every breathtaking photo by Stefano Santucci Studio as the elegant wedding decor brings new life to the Italian landscape.

Ancient Castle Ruins in Italy

With a blend of white peonies and olive leaves, this bridal bouquet is what our Italian wedding dreams are made of!

bridal portrait in Tuscany with her bouquet of peonies and olive leaves
bride with her bridesmaids in floor length dresses

From the photographer, Stefano Santucci Studio: The first thing that caught our eye was the ceremony area made by Tommaso Torrini and his team from La Rosa Canina. That area, with the castle’s ruins as backdrop, was just amazing – A fairy tale setting well designed. The half arch, the passerella, the flowers chosen, were all something out-of-this-world incredible.

Ancient Castle Ruins Castiglion del Bosco wedding
bride and groom kiss at their outdoor wedding in Tuscany

The bride and groom said I do under the prettiest floral structure of olive leaves (seeing a theme here?), carnations and roses in vibrant jewel tones.

chefs showing off their pizzas for cocktail hour
escort card display with olive leaves in a wooden take away box

Ok we are seriously crushing on this super cute olive leaf escort card display that is oh so perfect for a wedding in Tuscany.

tented wedding reception entrance
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The whole event was a joy-filled and happy day! The kindness of the families and guests, the elegance of the couple, the sophisticated reception, everything turned into a joyful memory of music and dancing. The warm sun of Tuscany accompanied us until 8:00pm when the stars shone through the clear sky. We, as a studio, feel so luck to document love and beauty like this in such a special and personal way.

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colorful and wild floral centerpiece with olive leaves

We love a good theme and the olive leaf decor sprinkled throughout is utter perfection. From the trees under the tent to the olives on each table and olive leaves tucked into the floral centerpieces we love it all!

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candles illuminate the walkway to their reception
bride and groom kiss in Tuscany

We LOVE how this gorgeous wedding completely transforms in the evening thanks to the romantic candlelight walkway to the reception. You might love this al fresco wedding in Stout’s Island if you loved this destination affair!

Wedding Vendors:
Photography: Stefano Santucci Studio 
Planner: Stefanie Cove & Co.
Florals: La Rosa Canina
Dress: Carolina Herrera
Bridal Shoes: Valentino
Veil: Carolina Herrera.
Bridesmaids: Needle & Thread
Tuxedo: Suitsupply
Groom’s Shoes: Ferragamo
Invitations: Julie Song Ink
Video: Living Cinema
Venue: Castiglion del Bosco
Music: Elan Artists
Structure: Le Coperture
Lights: OMikron Firenze
Band: Project M
Other: Designing Life Drapery + Carolina Casini

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