Jewish wedding in Florence

Our team has a long experience in organizing Jewish weddings in Florence. You may not be aware of this, but the city has an ancient Jewish tradition together with a beautiful synagogue dating back to the XIX century. In this article, we want to share our advice to couples looking for a Jewish destination wedding in Florence and Tuscany more in general.

Plan a traditional Jewish wedding in Florence

Planning a Jewish wedding means being aware of traditions and rituals included in the ceremony, like: signing the Ketubah, setting up and decorating the Chuppah, preparing for “smashing the glass” moment and then… Mazel tov!

We know that all these rituals and symbols mean a lot to the couples and their families especially when they are getting married far from home. With a Jewish wedding in Florence you can be sure to respect and perform all of these traditions without problems! If you are concerned about food, don’t be: we can provide kosher foods or kosher inspired-menu, whenever it is required.

Jewish wedding ceremony in Florence

Talking about the ceremony and its traditions, we must mention the Great Synagogue of Florence. It is located in the city centre close to most of the Florence-based venues you can consider for the wedding reception.

The synagogue is an ancient building dating back to the XIX century and it still is the center of activities for the local Jewish community. Inside, it is beautifully decorated and could be the perfect background for stunning wedding photos. Of course, it is not mandatory to get married inside it, the rabbi is available to celebrate your wedding even on other properties’ premises and, another possibility is that you can fly over your own rabbi, someone you trust and that knows you two for a long time.

Recommended venues in Florence for a Jewish wedding

Florence offers a wide range of venues, you can find hotels and villas for a Jewish wedding both in the centre and in the surroundings of the city. Since part of the traditional celebrations include a lot of dancing, for example when guests dance the Horah, we know that a wide space or a great garden is often required. Just tell us what your needs are and we can guide you to visit the Florence wedding venues that best meet your wishes.

Among the venues we recommend there are Villa Corsini a Mezzomonte, just a few minutes away from Florence, Villa di Maiano, it has the most incredible view over the city, Il Salviatino, a relaxing luxury hotel on the hills.

In the surroundings: Jewish wedding in Tuscany

Close to the city of Florence there is also the countryside territory of Chianti: local venues in this area are ideal for outdoor ceremonies and receptions with many guests. You can offer them a few days of relaxation and also some extra activities to visit the neighboring.

Otherwise, if what you are looking for is an exclusive and immersive experience in the Tuscan panorama and lifestyle, we suggest considering Il Borro, a Tuscan hamlet that can be rented exclusively just for you and your guests. You will have a few days to get cozy and then marry in a private resort that looks like an authentic Tuscan village.

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