Wedding at Villa Valentina

Discovering the romantic Villa Valentina, the perfect venue for a vintage and elegant wedding in the gentle Varese countryside.

The location of Villa Valentina is one of the venues 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 Valentina: the history

Villa Valentina is a historic residence dating back to the late 18th century. The structure is located in Tradate, in the province of Varese, in the sweet Lombard countryside. Villa Valentina is, in fact, a complex structure that has grown over the centuries at the will of the families who inhabited it.

Since the first owner of the structure had no heirs, upon his death, the mansion was used as a nursery. Later, Villa Valentina also housed an embroidery school, the "Teodolinda Galvalisi," open to local young women preparing for married life.

At the end of the 19th century, Villa Valentina was then purchased by Mr. Lesnini, returning to being a private residence. Lesnini, limited by a motor disability, financed a series of significant renovation interventions, removing the architectural barriers of the mansion.

Subsequently, around 1990, the complex was purchased by Mrs. Castiglioni. She dedicated herself to the recovery of the property and opened a splendid B&B, transforming Villa Valentina into the famous event venue we know today. Open for weddings, conventions, and visits, the structure is among the main tourist destinations in this charming area.

Villa Valentina: the perfect setting for a vintage and refined wedding

The splendid Villa Valentina is one of the most romantic and functional wedding venues in northern Italy. Elegant and refined, it will be the perfect choice for couples wishing to celebrate vintage-flavored weddings. Indeed, it is a small gem nestled in the sweet Varese countryside, where traditional and elegant weddings can be organized.

Strolling through the romantic paths of the vast centuries-old park, it is truly impossible not to fall in love with this place. Under the branches of the large weeping willow, you can organize the sweetest of symbolic and civil ceremonies. The back grove will then serve as the backdrop for your fairy-tale couple's shoot, giving you a truly princely wedding book.

Villa Valentina's park gently fades into a splendid garden, where you will find all the space needed to serve your sparkling summer appetizers. It is a versatile and completely customizable area, where couples can create the atmosphere they have always desired in collaboration with the mansion's staff. Traditional, vintage, or shabby chic weddings... you'll be spoiled for choice!

If you prefer to organize a more classic indoor banquet, fear not. The interiors of Villa Valentina also hide a thousand surprises and can offer numerous solutions. From the more rustic and convivial spaces of the veranda to the more intimate and exclusive rooms of the ancient villa, the structure will always manage to fulfill your every desire. These spaces will elegantly host not just traditional but extraordinary weddings, providing an unforgettable experience.

Villa Valentina: the structure of the venue

Villa Valentina has a rich and complex structure, consisting of multiple buildings dating back to different eras. Although its main core consists of a historic 18th-century mansion, the property now also includes more recent constructions. These form the modern B&B of the villa, which houses five different rooms for overnight stays.

The various buildings that makeup Villa Valentina are surrounded by a vast park, inside which lush century-old trees and flowering bushes grow. As visitors approach the core of the complex, the park abandons its more wooded nature, transforming it into a well-kept garden. Most summer events, receptions, and photo services take place here.

Climbing towards the buildings that make up Villa Valentina, you then access various areas for organizing cocktails and indoor receptions. Couples choosing the property to celebrate their weddings can choose from numerous halls, each with its characteristics. Among these are, for example:

  • The large hall of the ancient villa is capable of accommodating about 180 guests. Dominated by two large fireplaces, inside, you can admire a splendid wooden ceiling and elegant 18th-century friezes.
  • The romantic lemon house is an intimate and bright space embellished with large windows. Here, you can organize a candy station and the welcome cocktail, enjoying the splendid view of the park.
  • The modern veranda, a room with contemporary and minimal lines located within the newer part of the complex.
  • The ballroom, a space dedicated exclusively to after-dinner and dancing, is also part of the more modern wing of the structure.

Villa Valentina is truly a romantic and versatile wedding venue, where you will always find the most suitable space for your needs. Suspended between past and present, we are sure it will adapt perfectly to the chosen style of all couples celebrating their beautiful day here.

Frequently Asked Questions About Villa Valentina

  • Where is Villa Valentina located? Villa Valentina is located in Tradate, in the province of Varese, in the sweet Lombard countryside.
  • Can I celebrate my wedding inside Villa Valentina? Certainly. You can organize the photoshoot and the reception inside the structure and in all the adjacent areas. The entire complex is exclusively dedicated to your celebration. Moreover, you can celebrate official and symbolic civil ceremonies upon request.
  • Is there a restaurant inside Villa Valentina? Villa Valentina does not have an internal catering service. It is therefore possible to freely engage an external catering service.
  • What events can be celebrated at Villa Valentina? Inside Villa Valentina, you can organize your most important events. The structure is open for weddings, baptisms, communions, birthdays, and graduation parties. Moreover, you can organize your conferences, meetings, and gala dinners here.
  • Can Villa Valentina host business meetings? Certainly. Villa Valentina makes its interiors and exteriors available for organizing events and conventions. The environments are equipped with every comfort and have a technologically advanced system.
  • Can I stay overnight inside Villa Valentina? Yes. Villa Valentina also houses a luxurious relais. The structure offers 5 rooms, all furnished with a perfect mix of 18th-century elements and modern comforts. For the newlyweds, a romantic bridal suite is also available.

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