Rome and Lazio region is dotted with many volcanic lakes. They are all located very near the eternal city and its airports All lakes have clear waters and they are the perfect setting for a dreamy wedding by their shores. Beauty of nature, landscapes, the historical, cultural heritage with its archaeological and artistic richness: these are the ingredients which make Lake Bracciano and lake Albano two wonderful wedding destinations appreciated by couples all over of the world.
Lake Bracciano is one of the biggest of the two, they are two amazing volcanic lakes and you can see it from their typical shape.
They are a quaint spot of Italy of Italy is surrounded by forests, olive groves and gardens the perfect frame for a traditional Italian wedding . You will be just a few kilometres from Rome, and you can feel the heritage of this.
For your wedding, the little village of Bracciano or Trevignano could be the perfect location. It rises on a hill inhabited since Etruscan ages, as testified by the necropolis ; it has been of great importance during Renaissance period when it was a fief of the Orsini; in 1696 the town passed to the Odescalchi family.
This family owned magnificent castle whose sizes dominate all over the settlement. It is the most important castles of Italy. It was built by Napoleone Orsini. Among its most famous guest have been the king of France Charles VIII, Pope Sixtus IV, Marcantonio Colonna and in more recent times John John Kennedy, Tina Turner and lately Tom Cruise who celebrates his wedding with Katie Holmes in the castle in November 2006. Don’t you think would love to be here for your wedding too?
Lake Albano, a small volcanic crater lake in the Alban Hills of Lazio, 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Rome.
It has crystal clear water that still tempts travelers with opportunities for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and sun bathing.
The area where tha lake I slocated, just beside the eternal city, is rich of beautiful places with stunning views. All the villages are surrounded by lush vegetation and are interesting because of their historic origins and because of good food and wine.
Over these lakes you can choose charming little churches for your religious ceremony. There are some perched over cliffs with great views for your wedding pictures, or romantic churches of ancient villages reachable through tiny medieval streets, where the ancient craft shops evoke old times a perfect frame for your Italian wedding. For your wedding reception, you could choose attractive terraces overlooking the lakes with the eternal city as a backdrop, elegant and impressive castles, perfect for a classic fairy-tale wedding. Or you can choose also charming farmhouses where you can organize a lovely country wedding in direct contact with the nature, Here you will experience a romantic atmosphere, with the lake just close by.
Last but not least, an unusual proposal for your wedding, a bucolic lunch in a lovely garden-placed directly on the green and silent lakeshore, what a great idea!
This is a territory rich with memories of three thousand years of history……. and only one step away from Rome!