Ariccia is a small quiet town in the province of Latina, referring to the Roman Castles (Castelli Romani). The main attraction of the town is a magnificent Palace Chigi (Palazzo Chigi), built in the XVII century and belonged to the famous papal family Chigi. On its request Gian Lorenzo Bernini turned the Palazzo in a luxurious residence in the Baroque style.
The museum is in the Palace now. It keeps the traces of its former magnificence: the collection of pictures, antique furniture, paintings on the walls and columns. In one of the halls of the Palace Chigi, which walls are painted with natural scenery in soft blue tones, civil marriage ceremonies take place. The elegant hall is always well lit with natural light thanks to the high arched windows overlooking a huge green park.
If you want your wedding helds in the historic cozy town according all aristocratic traditions, Ariccia is a perfect choice for you.
Tivoli is a small, but very beautiful town standing on the hillside 30 km from Rome.
The palace where civil weddings take place belongs to the Renaissance period. The civil wedding ceremony is held in the majestic Red hall decorated with frescoes and statues.
Tivoli is famous for its unique villas (Villa Adriana, Villa d'Este and Villa Gregoriana), by its fortress of the 15th century, by magnificent mansions and by virgin nature.
The Villa d'Este is considered the most beautiful villa not only in Tivoli, but in all region of Latium. Is was created in the period of the Renaissance by request of the cardinal Ippolito D'este. The villa complex includes the palace and adjoining it garden with 500 fountains! Just thank to the fountains the villa got its special glory. Its beauty inspired musicians and poets, architectors and artists. Peter the Great sought to surpass them at creation of his Peterhof. The Villa D'Este could become a venue of your wedding day, for symbolic ceremony or only for photo set.