Real Wedding: Sweet and Simple in San Gimignano
Ciao from beautiful Florence, Italy! Today we’re pleased to present to you the sweet and simple wedding of two lovely people, Darren and Tracey, in the amazingly gorgeous medieval Tuscan town of San Gimignano.
San Gimignano, the stunning city in the Tuscany region of Italy, is famous for its medieval architecture and its tall, medieval towers that are visible from many kilometers away. The unique and spectacular skyline compelled Unesco to declare the entire town a world heritage site. San Gimignano is definitely one of our favorite places for a destination wedding and Darren and Tracey couldn’t help but agree!
Darren and Tracey chose to wed within the ancient walls of San Gimignano’s town hall, Palazzo Comunale. Located in the main square of town, the town hall, or comune, boasts important collections of frescoes and art from the 13th and 17th centuries. Inside, you can also go up to the top of the Torre Grossa, San Gimignano’s highest tower with an amazing view of the town and surrounding area. With their daughters, their loyal dog and their closest friends and family by their side, the couple said their I do’s in a joyful, emotional ceremony. The vows were exchanged to beautiful harp music and After the ceremony, everyone stopped in the main square of the town to take some amazing pictures in one of the most breathtaking piazza’s in Tuscany.
At the conclusion of the photo shoot, the group made their way by foot towards a picturesque restaurant called Le Vecchie Mura, which boasts a stunning view of the Tuscan hills and serves traditional Tuscan cuisine. After some spirited speeches general and well-wishes, Darren and Tracey, as well as their numerous guests, enjoyed a delicious meal of local specialities by the restaurants famed chefs, like fresh pasta, cured meats and seasonal vegetables. To end the delightful day, Tracey and Darren cut a traditional, homemade cake and toasted to their love and life together.
Where in Tuscany do you want to get married? Let us know, we’d love to hear from you!