Getting married in Ticino – with a touch of Italianità

The sunniest place in Switzerland is predestinated for dreamlike wedding celebrations. Not only because of the beautiful landscape and the lovely weather. Hardly one has left the Gotthard tunnel, you are greeted by Switzerland of another kind.

Palm trees, mountains, and charming Alpine Valleys with their traditional granite houses, blue lakes having pretty boats and ships on their clear water and long boulevards with colorful house facades inviting to stroll.

On the Brissago-islands in the Lago Maggiore, the bridal couple is awaited by unique surroundings with a Botanical Garden which offers a spectacular scenery for a wedding ceremony. To marry in the midst of exotic flowers and plants such as lotus, bamboo and palm trees has to be an exciting experience for each pair. In the enchanting garden, there are different possibilities to create an unforgettable atmosphere to celebrate of enjoying the apéro.

Furthermore, one can rent exclusively the Roman Spa for wedding ceremonies. Someone who wants to marry in the open air can choose the lawn under the huge eucalyptus trees or any other spot in the Botanical Garden. A civil marriage can be organized on demand in collaboration with the community of Brissago. It would take place in the Villa Emden. The restaurant of the Brissago islands takes care of food and drinks. You could stay overnight in the Villa Emden. There are nine rooms and one wedding suite available.

The Centro Dannemann in Brissago is a former manufactory of cigars. It is located near the lake and its interior is very modern. That is also a nice place to celebrate your dreamlike wedding, whether a free or civil wedding.

There are twelve rooms featuring direct views towards the Lago Maggiore and the surrounding mountains. The apéro can be served in the romantic grotto by the old port or in one of the two beautiful palm gardens.

On Monte Verità, above Ascona, providing a nice park with a view of the lake, there are also some diverse rooms attached to a restaurant to your availability for your festivities or weddings. In the Castello, 200 meters above the village of Morcote, you can fete in medieval style. The Castello is a fortress which has been preserved for the Sottoceneri from ancient times.

The location – exclusive and unique – consists of an elegant 200 m2 big panorama-tent with a teak floor and a breathtaking view. Until the end of October, you can organize weddings up to 160 people, in an absolute private atmosphere.

Furthermore, the castle Castelgrande in Bellinzona is a good choice for celebrations as in a fairy tale.

There is the wonderful Parco Scherrer in the community of Morcote at the shore of Lago di Lugano, too. It is a breathtaking place for your most beautiful day. The park with its paradisiac gardens, fountains, columns, the magic temple of the sun, the Siamese teahouse or the Arabic house and the pavilions, they all invite you to linger.

Your civil marriage in the Parco Scherrer can be arranged in collaboration with the community of Morcote. All this can take place in the wonderful frame with a fantastic view on the Lago di Lugano.

Besides all these impressive spots the Ticino and the adjoining regions in Italy possess numerous hotels, which are suitable for extraordinary wedding ceremonies in a southern Ambiente. You can count not only on heaps of luxury hotels and impressively beautiful villas but also a lot of small neat restaurants.

Do not hesitate to contact us. We gladly submit different offers and ideas for your unforgettable, dreamlike celebration. You can contact us by e-mail or even better get us to know in a first counseling session. Together we will find the place and the locality of your dreams.