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Let us exceed your expectations and deal with all the stress involved in organising a special event. Our aim is to create lasting memories that will be as special as your day itself. Make the most romantic day of
your life a magical and memorable occasion. We can help to create your dream wedding with a traditional and extravagant feeling, with our personalized service. We offer an extensive range of items to cater for a selection of different
styles, tastes and budgets.

You can easily reach the various locations by foot, by car, in a typical farmers “ape” scooter or a carriage driven by one of ourhorses. Make your day original by choosing a unique transportation, even with a tractor!

There are several locations to make your wedding special to last in your hearts forever Immersed in the Chianti hills with a fascinating landscape, you will be surrounded 360 ° by Tuscan countryside, with beautiful views of olive groves, vineyards and cypresses ....
.... You can get married in our church in the countryside, in the garden under the secular cedar tree, or in cellars with oak barrels .... choose the pool or the windmill together to toast to your guests .... then dinner at the restaurant or in the farmyard

Ceremony in the church
On top of the hill we have a beautiful Romanesque church overlooking the valley and the town of Pontassieve. The Parish Church of San Lorenzo in Montefiesole is reached through a street lined with cypress trees. From some of the manuscripts and texts dating from 1190 as the quote as collegiate and parish in 1461. The church was restored in 1998, has retained its Romanesque structure with three naves and five bays divided by square pillars with only two sloping roofs. Inside there is a painting on wood of the pregnant Virgin Mary "Madonna del Parto" of the late fourteenth century, attributed to Antonio Veneziano.

Symbolic ceremony
To fully appreciate the tradition and culture of our land, the courtyard of the farmhouse is a perfect backdrop for a country style wedding,. The Casabella house is a classic Tuscan farm house that creates the atmosphere of a warm and welcoming home. It has a large stone courtyard with views overlooking the village of Rufina.
The magic and ancient Lebanese Cedar tree will witness your promise of eternal love. An environment rich with natural scents of the countryside and where the silence is only broken by the chirping of cicadas. The Lebanese Cedar, is over 250 years and is located in the garden of the old ruin on the farm near the wineries. The garden overlooks the valley, olive groves and vineyards.
Less formal and ideal for nature lovers, the gardens are situated high in the hills and have a wonderful view of the valley and are perfect for a country style wedding. Views of the windmill, vineyards and olive groves will amaze your guests.

Civil ceremony
For civil weddings, the ceremony can be celebrated on our estate under the ceder Tree or at the wine cellars, but also in the Municiple office at the council of Pontassieve, located in the historic part of the town. Classical and Renaissance art is in evidence at the Hall of Heroines, opposite the town hall there is a large plaza recently restored. Civil wedding for people of the same sex can be celebrated at our estate too

After the ceremony, or before, for a cool drink, the estate offers several areas to celebrate with a drink in hand. The appetizers can be arranged in the bar adjacent to the pool, at the windmill, gardens or even in the cellars. Each space has its own charm, just choose the one that best suits your taste and enjoy the genuine wine, food and drinks with your guests. The farm produces wheat for our bread and pasta, grapes for our wines and olives for our extra virgin olive oil ... all genuine and organic, which guests can enjoy on the special day.
On the estates cellars, where the aroma of fresh and stale wooden barrels circulates, you can organize a cocktail party. Guests can enjoy the farm's wine and other refreshing cocktails in this cellar. In the windmill, an appetizer buffet can be set up where guests can enjoy the beautiful view of the village of Rufina, vineyards and olive groves. The windmill located on Monterifrassine of overlooking the valley and the village of Rufina.
The restaurant name after the windmill boasts not only a genuine Tuscan cuisine, but also from the terrace a spectacular view of the vineyards, sunsets on the Florentine hills. The tables are arranged on the terrace and inside, while guests can enjoy their meal or a cocktail while admiring the view, or the space can be left for a joyous celebration with music and dancing. Old oak barrels were restored and fixed to make the flooring in the restaurant. Each event is tailored to your personal needs. Just choose your environment ....
It is possible to arrange the banquet by the pool, yard or patio of Casabella. The garden, in genera is less formal and more relaxing for your guests being in an open space. Guests can enjoy a meal or a cocktail party by the pool and in the adjacent garden while enjoying the fragrances of nature.

Every occasion has its own style. There is a wide range of music including classical, instrumental, jazz, opera or your choice to accompany the ceremony and throughout the day. Whatever you want, just tell us your choice in music that you wish to have played while in the church, in the town hall, during and after dinner, after the feast, and we will find the right musician for you.

For further information please contact our wedding coach at events@fattorialavacchio.com