Casale de' Pasquinelli is a breathtaking destination wedding venue located in the lush hills of Lucca in Italy. Casale de' Pasquinelli is the perfect place for you to celebrate a destination wedding fit for Italian royalty. From the rolling Tuscan hills to the luxurious accommodations, this venue provides the perfect backdrop for you and your loved ones to celebrate a one-of-a-kind destination celebration.
Facilities and Capacity
From the lush gardens to the breathtaking Tuscan architecture, Casale de' Pasquinelli is the closest thing to being married in an Italian castle. There is a diverse range of event spaces for couples to take advantage of. Do you want to be wed under the stars? Well, the gardens might be the perfect place to make it happen. Love the idea of a romantic Tuscan wedding indoors? Well, the elegant accommodations with antique furnishings are bound to fulfill that dream. In total, the Casale de' Pasquinelli can host celebrations as big as 100 people and as intimate as 25.
Casale de' Pasquinelli staff will go above and beyond to make your big day everything you’ve always dreamed it to be. Some of the professional event planning services that they offer include:
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Kelly Pugh · Married on 09/05/2019
My husband and I recently got married here (first week of September) and we could not have asked for a better experience! The setting was absolutely perfect and Gabriele made planning from California so stress free. He was always prompt with his responses and patient with all my questions. We had about 40 people and we stayed at the villa for 4 nights. The villa is gorgeous. There are beautiful views from every single angle. The pictures truly don’t capture how spectacular it is. The pizza party is an absolute must! We also took advantage of brunch every morning and I think that was very appreciated by our guests. We had a slight problem with customs holding my wedding dress hostage (I suggest not shipping it ahead of time) and thank goodness for Gabriele, he really went above and beyond to make sure we got the dress. Without him there would have been no chance of it. The food on the wedding night was amazing!! The flowers, the hair, the makeup, the music; all of his vendor recommendations were spectacular. I brought my own photographer from the states and there was no issue with this. I just can’t recommend this place enough. Looking back on our wedding and our choice to do destination, we honestly wouldn’t change a thing. Very special.Sent on 10/08/2019
Casale de' Pasquinelli's reply:Ciao Kelly and Eric,
Kiya Marchi · Married on 06/04/2019
A True Fairytale Wedding
Perfect location. Perfect venue. Perfect wedding coordinator. Perfect weekend. You can save time and book Casale de' Pasquinelli right now, or you can read on while I try to put into words how magical our wedding weekend was, and how seamless the entire process was.Sent on 04/25/2019
This venue was highly recommended to me by a friend who was married there, but I felt I wasn't doing my due diligence unless I researched other options. Casale de' Pasquinelli was the only villa I could find that was authorized to conduct a legally binding ceremony on site that could ALSO accommodate us and our 36 guests for the entire weekend. These two criteria were very important to us, but I should also point out the price point was great in comparison to area competitors and we got A LOT of bang for our buck/Euro. :) For example, one large competitor wanted over 7 TIMES what I paid for wedding planning, yet offered less assistance. Needless to say, my research indicated we needed to book Casale de' Pasquinelli fast! We did, and it was the absolute best decision we could've made.
For 6 months we communicated with Gabriele from afar via email. He sent all the information we needed, gave vendor recommendations, assisted with legal document requirements and answered multiple lists of questions. He was extremely responsive and dependable during this process. He never once seemed irritated with my asking so many questions and encouraged me that it was his job to help us. He was extremely professional and I'm pretty sure we had the most stress-free wedding in the history of weddings.
Fast forward to the wedding weekend. Gabriele met us at the US Consulate in Florence to take our legal documents to complete the last necessary requirements. We met him later at the villa where he showed us the houses and property. The villa, grounds and vistas are even more beautiful than I could've imagined. The houses were incredibly charming, and were clean, comfortable and secure. The rooms are quite spacious for European standards, and very nicely decorated. All of our guests were very pleased with their accommodations. All events were held on site, which we and our guests found to be extremely convenient.
The night before the wedding, Gabriele conducted a rehearsal and was so patient when my mom got lost driving back to the villa from her day in Lucca and was already 30 minutes late when she finally called me to tell me she couldn't find her way back. I handed the phone to Gabriele so he could tell her where to go, but he instead told her to stay put and hopped in his car to go get her. This is just one example of where he went above and beyond to make things easier for us. He never once seemed irritated and extended so much grace in that situation. Following the rehearsal, we moved to the terrace for a pizza party for us and all our guests. The staff cooked the pizza in the outdoor brick oven and we dined on the terrace. There was plenty of delicious pizza and wine for everyone, and consistent with true Italian hospitality - no one left hungry.
On the wedding day, Gabriele was working behind the scenes to take care of every detail. Everything went 100% smoothly. He checked on my fiancé and I multiple times in our separate houses as we were getting ready that morning. He took care of the vendors as they arrived made sure everything was done. Then unfolded the most magical, beautiful, emotional wedding - a wedding to exceed even my sweetest dreams. I kept expecting something to go wrong - because that's what happens at weddings, right? Not in this case.
Gabriele and his staff are absolute professionals with many years of experience in this business. They worked with us to stay in our budget, gave us freedom in selecting our vendors (with the exception of decor/catering - which I might add was fabulous), and saw that every detail was perfectly planned and executed. Gabriele and Casale de' Pasquinelli hold a very special place in our hearts now and I cannot recommend them highly enough. A final thought... many of my guests approached me later and told me "it was the most beautiful wedding I've ever attended." I have to agree. :)
Casale de' Pasquinelli's reply:thank you Kiya and Justin, it was a very beautiful group and for me it was just an honor to have hosted your wedding in my property.
Michelle · Married on 09/02/2018
Gabriele helped my dream wedding come true. He was so incredibly accommodating and easy to work with especially with us planning from the US. The weather was a bit precarious right before our ceremony, but Gabriele made sure that we had every option (outside vs. rain plan) possible up to the last second. He arranged all the vendors and worked with us to make sure our wedding vision came to life. He was very responsive and answered all my question in a timely manner. He also arranged a welcome pizza party for all our guests and the pizza was amazing. That party itself was better than I imagined! We could not have asked for a more perfect day and already plan to come back again.Sent on 09/25/2018
Casale de' Pasquinelli's reply:thank you for choosing my venue to celebrate your wedding. It was a great experience to have worked with the two of you!
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