Villa Michaela

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Via di Valle 8 Vorno Lucca Tuscany Italy Tuscany 55060
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About Villa Michaela

Via di Valle 8, Vorno
Lucca, Tuscany Italy
Tuscany, 55060

Rooted in the  famed foothills of Lucca, Tuscany, Villa Michaela is a drop of Italian heaven. Nestled amongst 50 acres of olive groves, gardens, and panoramic views,  the 18th C estate is a fairy-tale wedding venue sleeping 39 people  with the balance of your guests being able to stay in three excellent bed and breakfasts within 5 minutes walk of the villa.

Please take a moment to watch our wedding video at  the  end  of our entry .

Situated in  the middle of the picturesque village of Vorno ,  (home of the inventors of the internal combustion engine Barsanti and Matteucci  ) , Villa Michaela is only five minutes walk from a traditional family owned trattoria/pizzeria where many of our bridal parties  book a  huge table for the Friday night with a wonderful value set dinner including wine .  " Il Bimbotto di Vorno "

We are also lucky enough to have 4  excellent bed and breakfasts within easy walking distance of the villa sleeping about another 50 people and we also have parking for 50 cars .

Just a stone’s throw from the village of Vorno  and 25 minutes from Pisa airport, Villa Michaela  is conveniently connected    and  yet  exists in a  world apart  , in a haze of warm stone and the heady perfume of a thousand flowers . Untouched but lovingly maintained since it was built many years ago, it bursts with a unique charm and heritage.

The venue has a  range of  locations for you to host your day, which can all be decorated to suit your chosen style .  The options even include the possibility of saying " I do " in the Villa's own celebrated chapel  seating 125 , designed and built by the famed Tuscan architect Lorenzo Nottolini  ( 1787-1851 )  also responsable  for the Lucca acquaduct . The acoustics  are second to none and the chapel comes complete with a very superior grand piano. We have local musicians of all types who can  attend either the service or the reception / dinner .

For your wedding breakfast and throughout your celebrations, the chefs at Villa Michaela will be on hand  to create a  gourmet menu , drawing from traditional recipes and the freshest of local produce.  You are of course welcome also to organise your own catering /wedding organiser etc  and  indeed to bring your own chefs if preferred. We offer an all in price for the wedding dinner which includes  all tables , chairs, cutlery,

crockery , glasses, wine , waiters,   a delicious three course Tuscan dinner , wedding cake and fruit and cheese platters. Depending on the  main courses selected  the price varies between euros 100 per head and euros 120 per head . 

 We also specialise in smaller intimate groups and  are able to create a whole weekend activity programme for you and your guests., including  a pizza party using our centuries old pizza oven and a trip to Lucca  to  cycle the walls or dip in to its historical architecture and atmosphere.

• Three night wedding venue nestled in the Lucchese hills 25 mins Pisa airport and Lucca 6km • Glamorously decorated, English owned , rural retreat sleeping 39 guests with stunning views • Enchanting private chapel attached to the villa with capacity for 125 seated, wedding license • After hours sound proof party room or silent disco in the chapel . • The villa and farmhouse can sleep up to 39 guests • Winter weddings for 60 in glamorous chandeliered dining room - poolside in summer for 140

Facilities at Villa Michaela

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Chapel on Premises
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Stately Home
Church
Historic
Outdoor License
Landmark
Pub or Restaurant
Tipis and Yurts
Marquees and Tents
Unusual Weddings
Unique Weddings
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Beautician
Hairdresser
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

Villa Michaela Reviews (2)

Unforgettable Tuscan Wedding
Venue Service

By Olivia Hedley, on 14 Jan 2020Date of Wedding - 03 Aug 2019

I attended the most picturesque wedding at Villa Michaela over the Summer. We arrived in Pisa airport & were at Villa Michaela within 30minutes. The Villa & surroundings are truly what dream weddings are made from: Blue tinted mountains, rolling olive groves, the faint smell of rose & fig in the air. We hiked & swam in the huge beautiful pool. The intimate chapel where the ceremony took place managed to fit around 120 of us. We were walking distance from fab restaurants & only 5kms to Lucca. The food & wine were spectacular & the house was perfect for a party. I have fallen in love with Villa Michaela and can not wait until we meet again.

Romantic idyllic Tuscany
Venue Service

By David Blake, on 31 Jan 2020Date of Wedding - 06 Apr 2019

I attended my niece Katie s wedding last year with all my family at the wonderfully atmospheric Villa Michaela and it was indeed a memorable occasion . It is a privately English owned villa with accommodation for 39 people and a wonderful chapel actually attached to the main villa where the service took place which managed to seat all of us - more than 100 people. Being a bit of a musician myself I was amazed at the acoustics and the quality of the villa grand piano ! Wonderful views, huge pool, great food and brilliant wedding organiser who went to so much trouble with everything . Other memorable points were the walk down the little road to the village trattoria which laid on a huge Tuscan banquet for us all at a massive table in the garden and also we very much enjoyed the ancient pizza oven in the grounds of the villa where a chef whipped us up some amazing and unusual pizzas ! Great place to get married and very close to Pisa airport and Lucca but perfectly secluded in lovely green hills, and olive groves.

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