Wedding at Villa Le Due Torrette

Discover the elegant Villa Le Due Torrette, the perfect venue for an intimate wedding between the two branches of Lake Como.

Villa Le Due Torrette is one of the locations that I have most appreciated during my experience as a wedding photographer in Lake Como. I have collected all the most important information, to allow you to get to know the history, and the structure and answer the most frequently asked questions about the location. Enjoy the reading!

Villa Le Due Torrette: The History

The ancient Villa Le Due Torrette is located near Erba, overlooking the lakes of Alserio and Pusiano. Dating back to the 18th century, the structure was built within the medieval village where the town's castle once stood. During this period, the two ancient watchtowers that now give the Villa its name were reconstructed. The initial owners of the complex were members of the noble Colombo family.

After about a century, in 1813, they decided to sell Villa Le Due Torrette to the brothers Francesco and Leopoldo Valaperta. The Valaperta family, at that time, owned a large textile plant dedicated to silk production. Additionally, their lineage actively participated in the conflicts that led to the unification of Italy. For this reason, Villa Le Due Torrette hosted various Carbonari and notable figures, such as the painter Francesco Hayez and Alessandro Manzoni.

In the early 20th century, the mansion was sold to the Crespi family, one of Italy's most important industrial families. They later transferred the property to the Giussani family, who, in turn, sold it to the Pinas, the current owners of the complex. After careful restoration and modernization of some spaces, Villa Le Due Torrette is now open for weddings and events. Since 2017, the venue has also been recognized by the municipality of Erba for the celebration of civil ceremonies with legal validity.

Villa Le Due Torrette: The Perfect Setting for an Intimate and Exclusive Wedding

Reserved and elegant, Villa Le Due Torrette is one of the most romantic wedding venues in Erba. Despite being close to the main Lombard towns, the structure enjoys the peace and tranquility typical of areas bathed by Lake Como. For this reason, the complex lends itself to the organization of exclusive yet extremely intimate weddings, providing a sweet memory for all participants.

What stands out most about this splendid residence is undoubtedly its vast park and its late medieval setting. Within it rises the famous towers that give the location its name, under which romantic civil ceremonies can be held. Ideal also for cinematic wedding shoots, this space can be used during the beautiful season for the reception. Surrounded by trees and enjoying panoramic views of the lake, you can host bucolic and fairy-tale banquets here.

If you prefer to organize your reception indoors, the bright orangerie of the Villa will delight you. With modern and minimal lines, it is suitable for organizing elegant events and chic weddings. Thanks to the skilled staff of the complex, you can set up the room according to the style you choose, bringing to life the wedding you have always dreamed of.

More intimate and restricted events can even take place inside the halls of the noble floor. Surrounded by splendid works of art, you can enjoy a luxurious and refined setting here, suitable for classic and princely weddings. The large rustic-style cellars, on the other hand, can host the confetti and the most relaxed post-dinner dances.

Villa Le Due Torrette is truly an unforgettable venue, where you can spend magical moments with your guests. A fairytale place that we are sure will leave an indelible memory in your hearts, impeccably hosting your most beautiful day.

Villa Le Due Torrette: The Structure of the Venue

The historic Villa Le Due Torrette is a splendid neoclassical structure perched on the lakes of Alserio and Pusiano. Inserted within the ancient medieval village of Erba, the residence includes two majestic stone towers, from which you can admire Lake Como.

The noble body of Villa Le Due Torrette is immersed in a beautiful centuries-old park, gradually fading into a romantic Italian garden. From here, numerous panoramic terraces open up, and a romantic staircase leads to the complex's buildings. During the beautiful season, these outdoor spaces can accommodate up to 160 guests, hosting both the civil ceremony and the banquet.

Villa Le Due Torrette also has numerous covered spaces, each with its peculiarities. Available for events and weddings, the structure offers both large indoor halls in the main building and a splendid orangerie. The former, decorated with extreme elegance, features numerous paintings, friezes, mirrors, and carpets. Inside, the most intimate and exclusive receptions are organized, for a few dozen guests.

Beneath the mansion are the ancient cellars of the structure. Built in the typical eighteenth-century style, they have pristine stone vaults, under which you can organize your post-dinner or set up the confetti. 

From here, climbing a romantic staircase, you then reach the refined orangerie. This features a minimal and modern structure, dominated by large windows open to the park. Inside, you can serve the wedding banquet, easily accommodating about a hundred guests.

Villa Le Due Torrette is truly a wonderful residence, where you will feel like you are living a sweet dream. If you are looking for a historic yet versatile location, we are confident it will not disappoint.

Frequently Asked Questions About Villa Le Due Torrette

  • Where is Villa Le Due Torrette located? Villa Le Due Torrette is located near Erba, Como, close to the lakes of Alserio and Pusiano.
  • Can I celebrate my wedding inside Villa Le Due Torrette? Certainly. You can organize the official civil ceremony, photo shoot, and reception within the Park, the Villa's Salons, and all the related areas, such as the elegant orangerie.
  • Is there a restaurant inside Villa Le Due Torrette? Yes, Villa Le Due Torrette has an internal catering service. Therefore, it is not possible to freely choose an external catering service.
  • What events can be celebrated at Villa Le Due Torrette? Inside Villa Le Due Torrette, you can organize your most important events. The structure is open to weddings and private parties. Additionally, you can organize your meetings and corporate events here.
  • Can Villa Le Due Torrette host business meetings? Certainly. Villa Le Due Torrette provides indoor and outdoor spaces for the organization of events and conventions. The structure is equipped with the best technologies and every comfort. It will be the ideal location for retreats and brainstorming.
  • Can I stay inside Villa Le Due Torrette? Yes, Villa Le Due Torrette is also a renowned tourist destination. Inside, there are nine rooms, suitable for accommodating up to 21 people.

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