Florence is the perfect place for a Destination Wedding. This city, cradle of the Renaissance, offers extraordinary venues to organize weddings with civil rites or civil unions. One of these is the Florence town hall wedding “Sala Rossa” in Palazzo Vecchio. Read more about our tips to find the best wedding venue in Florence.
Civil wedding in Florence town hall
Sala Rossa is an amazing town hall in Palazzo Vecchio. It overlooks Piazza della Signoria and is one of the most desirable venues for getting married in Florence. This elegant hall is in great demand to celebrate marriage with civil rite or civil union, even between people of the same sex.
If you are looking for a wedding venue rich in history and culture, but also in artistic beauty, this hall is perfect for you. However, our advice is to rely on a local wedding planner for the event, also regarding the booking of location.
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art and history
As soon as you enter the Florence town hall wedding, the so-called “Sala Rossa” (Red Room), you’ll be surprised by the contrast of purple and gold. This place was built in the Renaissance period, when Palazzo Vecchio was enlarged, to accommodate the bedroom of Baron Bettino Ricasoli, the Prime Minister of the Tuscan Government.
Tapestries, carpets, curtains, and furnishings in red and gold velvet make this room an elegant and refined place to celebrate a wedding with civil rite in Florence or the same-sex wedding. This hall is available every month of the year, but only on certain days, and it can accommodate up to 40 guests.
Florence town hall wedding for the civil rite
Sala Rossa town hall in Florence is a wonderful venue to get married, but it is certainly not the only one. If you are looking for something different, the municipal palace also offers other lounges and outdoor spaces where you can celebrate your wedding with a civil ceremony.
For an intimate wedding, you can request Sala di Lorenzo (30 guests) decorated with frescoes by Vasari. If you dream about a great wedding, you just have to ask for the availability of Salone de’ Cinquecento (240 guests) where you can find masterpieces by Vasari, Michelangelo, and Leonardo. For an outdoor ceremony, there is the enchanting Giardino delle Rose (Rose Garden) with its terrace overlooking Florence’s city center.
Relying on a wedding planner for the civil wedding in Florence
If you wish for a Destination Wedding in Florence, it is important to rely on professionals in the sector. Regarding the booking of a venue such as the Sala Rossa town hall, in fact, it is important to know that you have to book well in advance.
Such locations are very requested and it is difficult to find a free date. Moreover, if you want to celebrate a civil marriage or a civil union in Italy, you’ll need specific documents. So, if your wish is to celebrate love in Florence, the Corsini Events team is at your disposal to support you in the plan of your bespoke wedding.
The photo credits are by Gabriele Fani and David Bastianoni.