Wedding in South Tyrol: the 5 most beautiful venues
Picture an enchanting panorama where vineyards stretch toward the shores of calm lakes, and ancient buildings stand tall against the backdrop of majestic peaks. In every corner of South Tyrol, you can immerse yourself in a magical wedding weekend and declare your unforgettable “I do.”
If your dream is to wed in a place suspended “between heaven and earth,” the Hotel Frasburg, a luxurious 5-star hotel in the Merano area managed by the Ortner family, is the perfect choice. But that’s not all; just steps away from the hotel, you can indulge in an even more romantic ambiance at Frasburg Castle, an ideal venue for a South Tyrol wedding. This location exudes timeless charm, offering ceremonies and receptions filled with emotion amidst ancient knights’ halls and a courtyard with a breathtaking view, far from the ordinary.
Here, you’ll discover the ideal blend of history, art, and love, complemented by a tradition of exquisite cuisine recognized with a Michelin star. Your guests will enjoy an unforgettable stay in unique suites that can accommodate up to 50 people.
In Fie’ allo Scillar, a romantic and picturesque village near Bolzano, Castel Prösels stands proudly. Within its historic walls, which serve as a municipal house, you can pronounce your momentous “I do!” in the charming courtyard, the splendid castle rooms, or opt for a religious ceremony in the idyllic chapel.
This venue is perfect for those who appreciate ancient residences and seek to experience unparalleled emotions.
In the castle’s vicinity, you can ensure your guests a delightful stay at Hotel Romantic Turm. Here, they will be welcomed into a stylish environment that artfully combines modern design with the historic walls dating back to the thirteenth century, creating an unforgettable memory for all. As well as at Castel Rundegg, a splendid 4-star hotel where the welcome and the quality of the services offered are an absolute prerogative. An ideal venue for small and intimate weddings that celebrates the harmony of contrasts with modern atmospheres in historic places surrounded by typical South Tyrolean hospitality.
Castle Schloss Freudenstein
Perched on the hill above Appiano, back when these lands were part of the Holy Roman Empire, is the majestic Schloss Freudenstein castle. The hotel extends a warm welcome to its guests, blending an exquisite combination of mystery and historical charm with noble prestige and modern comforts.
This princely venue bestows upon future spouses and guests the captivating allure of South Tyrol’s history and hospitality. Fulfilling the dream of celebrating a wedding in a historic ballroom, within the striking ancient walls, is a reality that can be experienced at the enchanting Schloss Freudenstein castle.
Gatschof Luxury & Spa
In addition to the castles, this destination is sprinkled with exclusive and luxurious venues. An example? Stephen Pramstrahler’s famous Gatschof Luxury & Spa estate. Inside he brought together his greatest passions: love for Arabian horses, wine, and gastronomy, and great enthusiasm for the magnificence of the rock and his joy for art. A unique, extraordinary location, an ecstasy of pure beauty.
Gatschof Luxury & Spa is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding of up to thirty guests or an elopement with an elegant and refined quid. Magical places where you can let yourself be carried away by scents and flavours surrounded by wild nature.
Getting married in South Tyrol: helpful info
Whatever the location selected for your wedding reception, a specific element will certainly not be missing: the local doc menu. And if it is made by a starred chef, as often happens in these “corners of paradise”, everything will take on an even more special “flavour”…if not exclusive!
In which area of Italy are we located?
Northern Italy, southern slope of the Alpine chain. South Tyrol is spread over a not particularly large area of very different landscapes that wind at altitudes between 200 meters in the valley and 3,905 meters of the Ortles, the highest peak in South Tyrol. The splendid Dolomites stand out imposingly in the southeastern part of this incredible territory.
How to get around?
Airports: Innsbruck, Verona, Bergamo, Treviso, Venice, Salzburg, Munich
Train: Innsbruck-Vipiteno-Bolzano or Verona-Bolzano
Car: Brenner motorway A22