Gorgeous Guardastelle – A fantastic Tuscan farmhouse, perfect for an overseas wedding

Located just two kilometres from the medieval town of San Gimignano, this working farm – Agriturismo Guardastelle – is an enchanting destination wedding venue in the heart of Tuscany, Italy.

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Rated number 1 of 93 speciality lodgings in its area on Tripadvisor, Guardastelle has been described as ‘unbeatable in terms of beauty, hospitality and serenity.’

Guardastelle has been lovingly refurbished by its owners Fausto and Suzanne, and each bedroom is decorated tastefully in a typical Tuscan style. The accommodation comes in the form of a B&B villa with five double rooms (plus 3 sofa beds) and four self catering apartments which accommodate up to 13 guests.

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Virgo Apartment - Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Virgo Apartment – Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Teresa Bedroom, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Teresa Bedroom, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Renato Bedroom, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Renato Bedroom, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle,  Orione Apartment, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Orione Apartment, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Virgo Bedroom, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Virgo Bedroom, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

In total, Guardastelle can accommodate up to 29 guests and prices start at €110 for a double room (per night, with breakfast) or €660 for an apartment (for 2 people) for the week . There are plenty of options nearby providing additional accommodation for larger wedding parties.

Guardastelle offers their beautiful terrace and gardens for an outdoor wedding of up to 100 guests. Local Italian caterers provide truly tantalising menus which your guests will never forget. Contact clare@wanderlust-weddings.com for more details on menus and pricing.

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Ceremonies can take place in San Gimignano townhall or a symbolic ceremony can take place on site. There are several churches nearby for a Catholic wedding too.

Surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan landscape, guests can enjoy the sunshine, take a dip in the refreshing swimming pool or go for a walk around the gorgeous gardens, vineyard and olive groves. Guests can also taste some of Guardastelle’s renowned wines or olive oil, try a cooking class or visit the estate’s cellars during their stay.  Guardastelle’s location in the heart of Tuscany also means guests can access the popular cities of Siena and Florence.

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Harvest Time at Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Harvest Time at Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Wanderlust Weddings think Agriturismo Guardastelle is a very special venue offering a true taste of Tuscan hospitality and beauty in a rustic, unique and magical place, ideal for a destination wedding.

Contact clare@wanderlust-weddings.com for further information on hosting your wedding at this beautiful venue.

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Guardastelle, Destination Wedding Venue (Villa), Tuscany, Italy

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Poderi Arcangelo – Tuscany

Poderi Arcangelo is a beautiful estate set in a panoramic elevated position between the medieval towns of San Gimignano and Certaldo. An organic working farm, Poderi Arcangelo enjoys lovely views of the Tuscan countryside and it is surrounded by its own olive groves and vineyards. It consists of three main villas, each of them with rivate gardens and a pool. The restaurant, veranda and terrace can be used for the wedding reception, with an aperitif by the panoramic pool with breathtaking views.

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Location: Approximately 10 minutes from San Gimignano (by car)

Accommodation capacity: 

Villa 1 – Capezzano – 19 rooms

Villa 2 – San Raffaello – 8 apartments which can host a minimum of 15 couples to a maximum of 23 (including sofa beds)

Villa 3 – Arcangelo House – 3 apartments consisting of 9 double bedrooms in total and accommodating up to  20 people

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Price per room: Approx €100 per room (based on a double room) per night

Do I need a wedding planner? Poderi Arcangelo can assist you directly with the following services, so hiring a wedding planner isn’t essential:

– Symbolic Ceremony in their garden or terrace (attended by interpreter)
– Hairdresser and make up
– Massages and wellness treatment
– Flowers and decoration for restaurant and/or symbolic ceremony (arch of flowers, bouquets, centre pieces etc.)
– Rental of vintage cars

Venue fee: None

Price per wedding meal: From €45 per person

Restaurant on site? Yes. Guests can book dinner in the restaurant with typical Tuscan dishes prepared with the organic products from the garden. €25 per person, including 4 courses.

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Nearest townhall location for a legal wedding ceremony: San Gimignano, Certaldo

Symbolic ceremony option? Yes a symbolic ceremony can be carried out on site

Minimum stay:   2 or 3 nights minimum stay, depending on the season

Additional extras: Free use of pool and accessories, parking, wireless internet directly to your room and guided wine tours. Also free olive oil tasting with an option to buy products from the farm at direct sale price

Activities such as motorbike tours, massages, cooking courses on the farm and guided tours of the historic towns nearby can be organised through Poderi Arcangelo

Website:  http://www.poderiarcangelo.it/en/

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