Albergo Villa Casanova

A luxurious Tuscan villa for weddings and events in Italy

Overview

Albergo Villa Casanova is a beautiful Tuscan farmhouse set in 360 acres of private woodland and rolling hills. Luxurious and completely private, this luxury retreat is ideal for an exclusive wedding or corporate event.

Capacity

100
MAX CAPACITY


Dinner Venue, Set-up For Dinner

60DINNER

Reception Venue, Poseur Tables, Reception Style Set-up

100RECEPTION

Conference Venue, Theatre Style Set-up

40THEATRE

Review

Distinctive and relaxed, Albergo Villa Casanova is a boutique hotel just outside Lucca that offers the finest of Italian experiences. Set in their own grounds and with beautiful views across the valley, the Albergo Villa Casanova event spaces are the perfect location for a private event. The 14 carefully crafted suites have magnificent terraces, huge roll top baths and sumptuous furnishings. A true haven of comfort and privacy, this is not a venue you can easily forget.

An infinity swimming pool and terrace are at the heart of the property and when night falls, the large poolside terrace is perfect for an intimate candlelit dinner or family celebration. Menus are created daily by the in house chef from the finest, locally sourced Tuscan ingredients. On request, special tasting events can be arranged where guests enjoy superb dining paired with matching wines whilst taking in the stunning vistas.

The villa gardens and terraces make for beautiful event space and the perfect location for a destination wedding in Tuscany. An event marquee can be hosted in the grounds or an alfresco wedding banquet can be arranged on the lawns. Featuring the original farmhouse chapel, dating back to the 17th century, this Mediterranean venue offers all the ingredients for a beautiful Tuscan wedding.

The villa is also available for exclusive hire and can be used for small conferences or a residential course. The Balbano Suite can be used for corporate functions or meetings and seats up to 20 people boardroom style. Supreme Suites can also be used as dedicated event spaces on request.

There are three classes of suite available, each featuring a separate sitting room, bedroom, and bathroom. All bathrooms have marble floors and walk-in marble clad rainfall showers. Those with custom made free standing roll top baths, have them carefully positioned in order for guests to enjoy the panoramic views. They are without a doubt some of the finest bathrooms you will ever see, anywhere in the world. Albergo's supreme suites are the pride of the hotel, with elegant four poster beds and a romantic garden terrace or balcony. Views from these suites are glorious and stretch in to the valley or across to the medieval tower of Castello Nozzano. The experience of waking up to see the sun rising from the Lucca valley below is a memorable one; this is a venue to truly get lost in.

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History

Albergo Villa Casanova is a historic Tuscan farmhouse dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries. The original owners, the Balbani family, built their own chapel and later gave their name to the locality. The chapel features a vaulted roof as well as murals of angels and cherubs. As well as this, many old decorative pictures and images have been found around the grounds and restored to their original place in the chapel. Used by the Balbani family for worship when they were in residence, their private balcony is still in place today. Nearby the beautiful walled town of Lucca has a long and colourful history. It's existence is known before 218 B.C., when the Roman general Sempronius used it as a base after a battle with Hannibal. In 1805 Napoleon made it a dukedom for his cousin Felice Bacciochi before it was given to the Tuscan state in 1847. In 1858 the Italian composer Puccini was born in the city and every year he is honoured by the "Puccini Festival' in Torre del Lago in July and August.

Via di Casanova, 1600, 55100 Balbano LU, Italy
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Albergo Villa Casanova - A luxurious Tuscan villa for weddings and events in Italy