Lake Garda means beautiful sunsets, breathtaking views, cypresses, lemon and olive trees, bougainvilleas and mountains reflecting in the blue water. It is like a lovely dream that becomes a reality and it is the perfect setting for a romantic wedding. Lake Garda offers so many wonderful location possibilities that it will be difficult to choose! From medieval villages and castles to boat trips on the lake for the newlyweds and their guests…On Lake Garda there are wedding agencies which are able to guide those couples who decide to celebrate their wedding on Lake Garda and help them to find the right services such as accommodation, catering, flowers, entertainment and anything else that can add a touch of magic to their big day. This is a list of the most popular venues where civil weddings are celebrated.

TORRI DEL BENACO

One of the smallest villages located in the south of Lake Garda. The small harbor with fishing boats together with the Medieval Castle is full of character. This is a peaceful place even during the high season. Civil weddings can also be held in the romantic setting of the Castle. The areas dedicated to celebrations are: The Bachessa which is a type of museum which houses rare old nets
and a typical flat gondola from Lake Garda.
The Limonaia dating from 1760 is one of the last lemon green houses still present
on the Garda and is able to accommodate up to 40 guests. 

The Torre, a tower on which there is a lovely terrace with space for a maximum of 
15 people. From here you can admire the magnificent panorama,
the small port in the center of the village and the lake.
 The Sala Conciliare, which has been recently restored and furnished in a modern style . This room can accommodate up to 40 seated guests. Chiesa di S.Giovanni. 
Since 2009 civil wedding have been held in the recently renovated San Giovanni Church, a building of high architectural and artistic value, located a few meters from the lake and the village centre.

MALCESINE

This medieval village is located on the eastern shore of Lake Garda and is gathered around the Castello Scaligero (Scaligeri Castle) and the historic Palazzo del Capitano. The climate is temperate and allows magnificent walks on the hills among olive groves and lush Mediterranean vegetation and also on high mountains by means of the cableway to Monte Baldo. 



Prestigious wedding halls: 

The Scaligeri Castle. 
Malcesine is famous for its castle, a medieval fortress perched on a cliff overlooking the lake behind Monte Baldo. There are two rooms inside the castle that are dedicated to civil ceremonies: 
One is suitable for small weddings of up to 40 guests and has a fantastic view over
the lake. The other is in the tower which is larger and can accommodate up to 70 
people. During the summer, weddings are also held on the terrace from which 
you can enjoy the exciting view of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The 
terrace can accommodate about 100 people (70 seated and 30 standing). Captain Palace. 
Built between the thirteenth and fourteenth century on the Roman ruins by the Scala family, the Palace overlooks Lake Garda with its magnificent facade in Venetian style. Weddings are celebrated in the upstairs hall that is finely painted. At the end of the ceremony a lovely balcony with views over the lake is a great place for taking your wedding photos.

GARDONE RIVIERA

Situated just 20 minutes from Brescia, Gardone Riviera is a charming village with lush gardens
 famous for the Vittoriale, home of the Italian poet Gabriele D’Annunzio. 
The promenade is a walk surrounded by oleanders, orange trees and roses. This is a 
a quiet place where time seems to have stood still. 
In Gardone Riviera Civil weddings are held in the Villa Primavera, the Town Hall. The room dedicated to the celebrations is particularly beautiful decorated with an enchanting painted wooden ceiling which dates from 1925. The Villa is located about ten minutes by foot from the shores of lake Garda, or just a few minutes by minivan or car. The bride and groom can have the photo shoot in the Gardens inside the Vittoriale.

LIMONE SUL GARDA

Once a fishing village, now it is one of the most visited and loved tourist centers on Lake Garda with its harbor full ofcolorful boats, narrow streets, typical small shops and the characteristic old lemon green houses. Some rustic steps lead to a small squarein the old part of the village, where the Parish Church Chiesa di San Benedetto is located. This location is particularly suitable for a Christian or a Catholic Wedding. Villa Borghi. 
The civil ceremony is held in the town hall, a small villa on a hill, elegantly furnished in a modern style with views overlooking the lake. 
When the weather is good, the celebrations are held in the park outside, otherwise they are held
in the hall of the City Council.

SALO’

The village of Salò is located in a beautiful bay at the foot of Mount St. Bartolomeo. The old town is a sequence of streets, alleys and squares with stately homes, elegant shopsand restaurants. Locations: The Palazzo della Magnifica Patria on the lake is now home to the municipal offices which now offer a wonderful location for civil ceremonies. This is a beautiful Venetian palace from 1524 with frescoes and antique furniture suitable for formal and elegant ceremonies. There are different rooms dedicated to weddings which can be chosen according to the number of guests attending and the preferences of the bride and groom.


GARDA 
Garda is a picturesque village on the lake with beautiful houses and squares. The bay is surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation interrupted on the north side by Monte Luppia. At the point where the mountain descends to the lake, at the end of the lakeside path is the prominent Punta San Vigillio, which is where Sir. Winston Churchill used to come and paint. 
Civil weddings are held in the Town Hall, Villa Carlotta, which is located in a quiet square in the center just a few meters from the waters of thelake.

BARDOLINO

Bardolino is the most trendy village of the lake and a favorite of the local young people. Moreover, it is famous throughout the world for the production of wine that bears its name. Civil weddings are held in the town hall, a beautiful building facing the lake. The room dedicated to the ceremonies has a balcony with spectacular views over the small harbor.

SIRMIONE

Sirmione is one of the best known locations on Lake Garda. It was loved by the poet Catullus and celebrated in his poems. It is located at the far end of a long and narrow peninsula. The ruins of one of the largest Roman villas, the Grotte di Cattullo can be admired at the end of this peninsula.
The entrance to the villa is characterized by the castle, named RoccaScaligeri. Sirmione is also internationally renowned for its thermal baths, SPA and medical care. 
The weddings are held in Palazzo Maria Callas, once home of the famous opera singer who loved this area of Lake Garda and spent her holiday there. The Palace is located in the historical city center. The room dedicated to ceremonies is on the 3rd floor and can accommodate over 100 guests.

LAZISE

Lazise is a small village on the southeast shore of Lake Garda, a quiet and quaint place with beautiful walks and restaurants overlooking the lake; a perfect location for a wedding reception. Civil weddings are held in the Town Hall in a room with view over the main square. The room accommodates approximately 30/40 guests.

LONATO DEL GARDA

Lonato is close to Desenzano and Padenghe and only 5 km inland from Lake Garda.
The beautiful castle of Medieval origin is situated on a hill overlooking the town. It is surrounded by the hills and has a panoramic view over Lake Garda. 
At Lonato Castle, ceremonies can be held in a fabulous open air venue or within its walls, in both cases with a breathtaking view.
These are the various venues where civil ceremony can be held in Lonato: La Rocca.
A wonderful location for the big day. The ceremony takes place in the open air
on the grass. This venue is suitable for weddings up to 350 guests.
From here you can enjoy many fascinating glimpses of the castle and 
lake. (In case of bad weather the ceremony will take place in the Casa del Capitano). Casa del Capitano. 
This room can hold up to 120 seats. It lies within 
the castle park and offers views of Lake Garda and thesurrounding countryside.


Sala lettura
This room is ideal for smaller weddings accommodating up to a maximum of 20 guests. It is located just a short walk from the castle fortifications and offers a very special chapel like setting for those searching for a more intimate, atmospheric setting.

BORGHETTO (VALEGGIO SUL MINCIO)

An ancient village, not far from Lake Garda, famous for its
characteristic water mills. A romantic and charming location full of atmosphere and at one with the river that it borders. The lovers who visit Borghetto for the first time are fascinated and often chose this place as a wedding destination to celebrate their love. Here it is possible to organize a Christian or Catholic wedding in the beautiful 

S. Marco Evangelista Church.
If you are seeking an alternative location that we have not mentioned above, 
or if you wish to organize a symbolic wedding or to renew your vows, we would be pleased to help you and to find that special place you desire.