How to get married in Florence

How to get married in Florence

The bride moving her bridal gown on Ponte Vecchio while looking at the river.

Let’s see which are the room available for your civil wedding in Florence!

Besides Planners, we have been legal consultants for the Italian foreign offices! This experience allowed us to gain deep expertise in foreign affairs.

Welcome today to our comprehensive guide on legally marrying in Florence, Italy.

As legal advisors specializing in assisting foreign couples, we provide essential information on marrying in Florence, booking a wedding in Florence, and the process of getting married in this captivating city.

Discover the steps, requirements, and practical considerations for a legally recognized civil marriage at the town hall of Florence, including booking the iconic Sala Rossa.

Booking Your Wedding in Florence:

Planning your wedding in Florence involves securing a coveted spot at the town hall, Palazzo Vecchio. Our guide provides valuable insights on booking a wedding in Florence, including the available spaces and rooms at the town hall, such as the renowned Sala Rossa. Understanding the process and knowing how to book your preferred venue is essential for a smooth and hassle-free experience.

Following a list of the spaces and rooms where you can celebrate your wedding in Florence with legal value in your country of provenance.

Sala Rossa in Palazzo Vecchio

This is the historic room the City of Florence dedicated to civil marriages. Built when the Palace was enlarged during the Renaissance period, it appeared in the second half of the 19th century, when it became the private bedroom of Baron Bettino Ricasoli, then Prime Minister of the Tuscan government.

The splendid ceiling with allegorical representations, tapestries in biblical themes, carpets, velvets, and curtains, all in shades of red and purple, make the room unparalleled in elegance and refinement.


year-round (on scheduled days)


40 guests

Sala di Lorenzo in Palazzo Vecchio

The room is dedicated to Lorenzo the Magnificent, a man of great intelligence, culture, and political sagacity. He influenced not only the Florentine but also the European Renaissance, a friend and protector of the artists and scholars of the time.
The decoration of the room dates from the mid-16th century and celebrates the life of the great representative of the Medici family.
The room is strongly imbued with culture and history, where the suggestion of the past is enhanced by the splendid paintings by Giorgio Vasari and Marco da Faenza.

twice a month (excluding August)
30 guests

Salone de’ Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio

It is the largest and most historically and artistically important room in the entire Palazzo Vecchio, built in 1495, by Simone del Pollaiolo known as “Cronaca” and at the behest of Friar Girolamo Savonarola, during the restoration period of the Florentine Republic.
The imposing hall was the seat of the Major Council of the Republic composed precisely of the 500 members of the city government.
From an artistic point of view, the hall is embellished by the magnificent decorated coffered ceiling, the immense frescoes by Vasari and the 11 marble statues among which Michelangelo’s famous “Genius of Victory” stands out, not forgetting the hidden charm of the “Battle of Anghiari,” a possibly rediscovered work by Leonardo da Vinci.
twice a month (excluding August)
240 guests

Sala consiliare Villa Vogel

The Council Chamber, the seat of the ‘legislative body of District No. 4, is located in the splendid Renaissance complex of the villa, the original core of which consists of a tower house dating back to the 13th century.
Around the primordial core were formed in the Renaissance period the villa and cloister were later added to the portico, loggia, and chapel beside the 15th-century portal.
Also absolutely worth visiting is the sizeable tree-lined park that surrounds it.
once a month (except August)
40 guests

Sala della Carità

Sala della carità in Firenze

The Hall of Charity, so called because of the presence of the critical statue of the same name by Tino di Camaino, is one of the most beautiful in the museum, built at the end of the O t h century by the great antiquarian Stefano Bardini.
The museum houses more than 3,600 works of varied and exciting nature, from bronze statues such as Pietro Tacca’s “Cinghiale”(known as Porcellino) and Giambologna’s “Diavolino” to works by artists such as Donatello, Pollaiolo, Tintoretto, Guercino, and Tiepolo, not to mention the precious glazed terracottas by Della Robbia, the hall of armor, the impressive collection of carpets and the beautiful hall known as the “Crucifix” hall.
twice a month (excluding August)
70 guests

Giardino delle Rose

The splendid terraced garden, located immediately below Piazzale Michelangelo, was created in 1865 by Architect Giuseppe Poggi as part of the city restructuring designed for Florence as the capital of Italy.
From here, there is an unparalleled and romantic view of the City, surrounded by more than 1,000 botanical varieties and hundreds of roses, the oldest species of which date back to the 16th century.
The garden is embellished with ten sculptures by the famous artist Jean-Michel Folon and an evocative corner of a Japanese garden, which blend beautifully with tradition by adding a clever touch of internationality and art.
May, June, July, and September (twice a month)

And that’s it, which one is your favorite?

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Law firm for marriage in Italy.

Due to our experience in law firms and the foreign offices of the Italian public administration, we gained significant expertise in Consular affairs, and we are trained to solve the most complicated procedure such as:

1) Nulla osta process, legalization procedure, Court hearings for the refusal of the town hall when there documents missing , legal translation, apostille procedure, emergency procedure for legalization.

2) Same-sex couples that want to celebrate a civil union in Italy as in their country the union is forbidden;

3) Couples that come from countries where divorce is not allowed;

4) Italians living abroad registered at AIRE that need to recover their document to start the marriage banns in the Italian Consulate;

5) Assistance with people that come from countries that do not release the nulla osta;

6) American and Australian couples who needs assistance with “atto notorio” in an Italian Court or the Italian Consulate in the USA or Australia.

7) People with refugee status who have requested asylum in Italy.

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