What others say about Wedding in Tuscany
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service!
Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs and as a result, a high percentage of our business is from references and testimonials.
In these lines you will find many personal messages from our past wed couples who relied on us to get married in Tuscany!
Feel free to ask us their references and contact them directly to receive their comments and experience!They will be more than happy to give you their personal experience and their gratification and satisfaction with the services we gave them.
What our wed couples say about us, their letters, emails and photos we receive any year make us proud and happy with our work and are our best visiting cards.
Please ask for references and we will be glad to provide you with email addresses to contact our just wed couples who can tell you their personal wedding story.
|Jess & Nick - June 2016 - Panzano in Chianti - UK|
Hi Valentina : 0 )
I received the photos yesterday!!!! Exciting!!!! I'll wait to look at them until Jess gets back from her course but I'm really looking forward to seeing them. Thank you for sending them.
I'm always thinking about our wedding and how beautiful it was, and I remember what an incredible job you did with it all. I'm forever grateful! I can't thank you enough for everything, all the running about, helping us through the legal paperwork and being so on top of things on the day. Fantastic!
I hope business is good for you both and many other couples are having as great an experience with you as we did.
Have a great week, kind regards
Jess & Nick : 0 )
|Karly & Nicholas - March 2016 - Certaldo - USA|
Hi Valentina and Benedetta,
Thank you so much for making our wedding day perfect. It truly was such an incredible experience and wonderful day for us. And Frederico was wonderful and the pictures he showed us looked great. I can't wait to see them.
|Anna & Graham - May 2016 - Certaldo - NZ|
Good morning Valentina and Benedetta
Thanks a lot for all you guys have done for us. Our wedding day was all we had hoped for and more.
We are so thankful for your great service and attention to detail.
Have a great day and we will be in touch.
Very best regards
Graham and Anna
|Katy & Paul – October 2015 – Castello di Bibbione - UK|
We are back off our honeymoon and both feeling a little blue! We wish we could do the wedding all over again. It was just amazing - the best 3 days we could have wished for. Everything was perfect - thanks to you both. I wouldn't change a thing - not even the weather :-). It just went amazingly and everything looked so beautiful - just what we dreamt off.
Everyone has been massively complimentary about you both - saying what a fantastic job you have done.
Thank you for making it amazing...
Katy and Paul x
|Jill & Ben – May 2015 – Borgo I Vicelli – Bagno a Ripoli - UK|
Thanks again for all the great work at the wedding. I can’t tell you enough how awesome it was, and you guys were.
|Andrea & Mike - June 2015 - Borgo Stomennano – Montaione - UK|
Words can’t express how beautiful everything was on our wedding day! Thank you so much for making this possible and for surpassing all of our expectations! The venue was beautifully decorated and even better than what we had envisioned. It can be challenging at times to plan a wedding abroad and we very much appreciated your professionalism, flexibility, attention to detail, and most importantly your patience, throughout the months of long-distance phone calls, emails, and site visits.
We would like to extend a massive thank you to you and Francesca for making our wedding day so special. We cannot thank you enough for everything you both did in making it the best day ever. We hope that we can stay in touch!
We would highly recommend Blanc Ricevimenti for anyone looking to get married in Tuscany, Valentina will help you create the most perfect day!
Andrea & Mike
|Mark & Bianca - July 2014 - Florence - UK|
thank you so much for making our wedding amazing. It's hard to please both Italian and English guests but you made it possible and everyone has commented on how great the wedding was. My advice to anyone who wants to marry in Italy is use Valentina and trust her judgement on everything as she will create a day you will never forget.
Thank you again
Mark & Bianca
|Kate & Adrian - June 2014 - Florence Hills - UK|
We came across Valentina purely by chance browsing the internet - how lucky we were! We first met Valentina in March of 2013 and were immediately struck by her friendly, enthusiastic and professional manner. Valentina introduced us to our gorgeous venue in St Appiano and all the suppliers she recommended were excellent. We found her to be reliable, understanding and very communicative from day one and she made the entire planning process seem far less stressful than it actually was. We would highly recommend Valentina to anyone who was looking for a wedding planner in that area – she was always there but never in sight, the sort of thing you want from a want from wedding planner…
Thank you so much V, we wish you all the best for the future!
Kate & Adrian
|Gosia & Ken – June 2014 - Florence - Asia|
Ken and I just returned to Asia and we could not wait to contact you! We wanted to thank you from the bottom of our hears for organizing such an AMAZING wedding for us! It was truly beyond what we could have dream of! The venue, the location, the service, all the staff, the photographers & videographers, and the florist with the incredible decorations and flowers!
Since we both do not live in our home countries, and we do not get to see our close friends and family very often, this wedding was also very important for us as a social gathering of everyone we love. We are so happy to say, that literally everyone had a BLAST! People were thanking us for the best weekend of their lives, which was so humbling, since to us this weekend was so special because of all of them! So we all felt a lot of gratitude, happiness and love!
We wanted to thank you for your patience, for your incredible professionalism, how you took the time to get to know us so you knew exactly what we would want, and how with your team, you were able to execute everything we asked for and beyond! We feel truly blessed to have had you as our wedding planned, and we hope to stay friends!
Gosia & Ken
|Claudia & Borna – April 2014 - Florence - Swiss|
We can't thank you enough for your professionalism, navigating us through all the preparation and making this our greatest experience. I really enjoyed planning this event with you - it was exactly the support I hoped to get, and actually even more. You truly made all the right choices and connected us with great people who love what they do and who created a perfect event for us and our families. Please send our warm regards and a big thank you especially to
Kathrin, the two musicians, Daniela, André (the decoration and flowers were so beautiful!) and of course the Galateo Team. We received a lot of praise for the two ladies who took care of all the kids. The moms and dads really appreciated their help and creativity. Initially, I was wondering how the DJ would manage all the exotic music preferences but he did a fantastic job! We all danced until late in night...
Thanks again so much
Claudia & Borna
|Miranda & Dean – August 2013 - Florence - USA|
Ciao carissima Valentina!
Words cannot begin to describe the joy, awe, and excitement we experienced at our wedding two weeks ago. The event was even more beautiful than we imagined and we received compliments from our friends full of enthusiasm and superlatives. We think this may have spoiled future weddings for everyone but that's a problem we're ok with :)
All of the planning and organizing leading up to the day could not have been possible without YOU!! You are a true magician and angel, from the time we first met last year until last week, you held our hands and walked us through the large and small details along the way. This included a day and half venue scouting, and more than a few iterations of catering and menu selections, ceremony walk-throughs, flower selections, and hair and make-up trials. You are helped in advising our guests on clubs (we won't forget Flow), restaurants, hotels et al. You were invaluable to us and our sanity!
We cannot recommend you enough and everyone at the wedding - family and friends thought you were brilliant, a master of your craft. Your knowledge of the business, timeliness (even if it's more anglo-saxon than italian), warmth and vibrant spirit and elegant taste, made our planning so much easier.
Also, we wanted to thank Andrea, Lapo, Claudia and Alessandro for their excellent work. I look through the initial photos and can better appreciate the virtuoso in everyone's skill. Andrea composed just gorgeous bridal bouquets, alter pieces and table centerpieces. Really magnificent!! Lapo created an amazing twist with my hair, it was soft and romantic but a little fancy. I loved it! The bridesmaids' hair was also lovely and everyone's hair suited their style and dress perfectly. Claudia did a superb job with my make-up and patiently worked with me even when we needed a redo. In the end, I think the make-up was nicely balanced with a subtle glow. Finally, we're really excited to see Alessandro's photos and video!! He is such a professional and kept us relaxed through all the photos. With his eye for nice composition and the breathtaking venue, I'm sure we will have beautiful and precious memories to look back on . We also can't wait to see the speeches and dancing again as captured by the videographer. :)
If there's anything we can do to help you please let us know!
Dean and Miranda
|Michelle & Sean – July 2013 - Siena - Australia|
I never had a proper opportunity on the wedding day to thank you properly. So please accept my sincere gratitude now for all your help with the preparations... We had a fantastic wedding and so did the guests.... they all said it was the wedding of the century! What a compliment... particularly to you.... so many of our guests said they thought you were fantastic! I think most brides complain that the day goes too fast and is filled with tension.... but I really felt the magic of the day and loved the ceremony!
Thank you again Valentina for everything.... we could not have achieved such a magical wedding without you and best of luck with your future plans!
|Nkemdilim & Misan – May 2013 - Florence - Nigeria|
Thank you soooooooooo much for making our wedding day amazing and stress free and simply a day to always remember.
You're the best!!!!
|Lauren & Curt – August 2012 - Chianti Shire - USA|
Greetings from New York! We were so very happy with how our wedding day went. You did such a great job helping us to select the church, menu/chef, flowers, photographer, etc. We absolutely loved the villa - it was just perfect for our needs. The kids the loved the pool, the outside areas were perfect for evening dinners, the location was great and it was the perfect size for our group. We can't thank you enough for everything!
Again, thank you for all of your hard work. It would not have been such a wonderful day without all of your efforts.
All the best
|Kath and Richard – June 2012 - Florence - UK|
I know we thanked you on the wedding day but we just wanted to thank you again so so much for all your help over the last year and a bit, culminating on 14th June. You were such a great help in all aspects of planning the wedding, right from the very first email to the end of the wedding day itself – we really could not have had such a perfect, amazing and totally relaxed day without you.
Not only is it a day that we'll remember it for the rest of our lives, but also all our friends and family loved it so much - they haven’t stopped talking about it since we got back which is really, really nice. So many people commented on how well organised it was and how smoothly things went, as well as how amazing the venues and the food were! All the details were just perfect - Andrea's flowers...wow! Just what we wanted. And in the evening when all the candles and torches were lit the courtyard looked better than we could possibly have imagined.
You made the whole experience of planning the wedding, as well as the day itself, pretty much stress and hassle free and most importantly really enjoyable for us. We should also say that it was just really great to have met you and we are so happy that we had you as our wedding planner. We hope that our paths cross again at some point in the future… And if you’re ever over in Wales or the UK then please do get in touch as it would be lovely to see you.
All the very best for the future Valentina.
Kath & Rich xx
|Joanna and Oliver - UK|
We are now back from Amalfi, and still talking about the wedding! Still on a high from such an amazing day.
We can't thank you enough for organising the whole thing so brilliantly. Your advice, and recommendations were all spot on! The ceremony was absolutely beautiful, the choir were excellent, the food and flowers were amazing, and David was absolutely fabulous. The dining room looked so stunning, the dancing room really fun, and the bar got everyone talking! Those smoking drinks!
We have had so many compliments about everything - many of them i will pass onto you! Most of our friends have said it was the best wedding they have been too. It was both stunning, fun and with amazing food.
I'm sorry we didn't really get a chance to say goodbye and thank you properly in person. However, i feel that we have definitely gained a friend in Florence, and we would love to come and see you there sometime. You really have been such a pleasure to work with - i hope it was fun for you too!!
So once again - thank you so much for everything.
Much love to you from us both - and thank you again
|Sandra & Adrian - Ireland|
We would like you thank for organising our wedding which exceeded both our expectations. You looked after us and our guests throughout the day, right up to the end of the night ensuring that each of them got home safely. We really appreciate you doing that for us. Everyone is still taking about Italy, the villa, which was breathtaking, the wedding cake and the band that kept us dancing all night!! We would like to thank our photographer, who put us very much at ease throughout the day, particularly when the nerves were setting in. The day went perfectly, and will always hold fond memories of Florence.
|Leigh & Philipp - USA|
I really want to thank you again for all your help and support through this process. You gave us the most perfect beautiful wedding we never imagined possible. So many guests have told us that it was the best wedding they have ever been too. I realize every wedding is special but wow what you accomplished was so unbelievable it almost feels like a dream. I am happy we met and I am happy not only with your help professionally but I truly do feel like I have gained a friend from this experience. Please if ever travelling now in the US consider visiting us we would love to host you and please keep in touch!
|Emma & Hamish - UK|
Thank YOU so much. I could have said so much more in the card, you are really a wonderful woman and I wouldn't have wanted anyone else to be there, you gave it a truly personal touch and I really appreciated how relaxed and fun you were, not just on the day but in all our chats and the meeting beforehand. When we got back to London and started telling people what we'd been doing in Italy they were all extremely jealous and wished they'd done it that way so I felt quite smug! No stress at all for me, you made it so easy to get married in Italy. So thank you so much again, you are doing an exceptional job of what is always an extremely stressful day, getting married is certainly not easy to organise but you know your stuff!
Lots of love and thank you,
|Alison & John - UK|
I wanted to write to thank you for everything that you did for us to give us the perfect wedding last week. Everyone had such a fantastic time and the whole week is one that we will never forget.
Everything about our time in Italy was so much better than we had imagined and we were sorry to come home. We also had a great afternoon wine tasting at Villa Dianella.
Once again, we are so grateful for all of your help and cannot thank you enough for making our day so very special.
|Jennifer & Jean - Canada|
Jean and I want to thank you again for helping us organize such a wonderful wedding. Our guest shave had nothing to say but glowing compliments...they had such a fantastic time. Everything was above and beyond our expectations... and the flowers Valentina... they were extraordinary !!!! And the band was fabulous !!! Why did we ever doubt you ??? Shame on us ! We could never have done it without you. You are amazing !!!
Take care...and I hope you will have some time to relax and have a since vacation somewhere warm and wonderful very soon.
Our most sincere regards,
|Giovanna & Brendan - Canada|
We are now back from Kenya and we wanted to say thank you once again for the great job done on helping us wiht our wedding!
Thank you so much for your patience, assistance, thank you for caring about every single details and for listening to every single suggestion we made until the last minute!
It has been a pleasure to meet you and thank you for helping us in making our day an unforgettable one!
|Lucie & Jonny - UK|
I really want to say is the biggest thank you from the bottom of my heart for the best wedding ever! You totally made our dreams come true & you are the best wedding planner in the world!!
It was the happiest day of my life & you totally made my dream come true. You were always so kind & patient with me when planning & you did everything to give me everything i asked for (& i know i was sometimes very demanding!!). I can't thank you enough for everything you & your colleague Elisa did. Without you there would have been no wedding. From suggesting the venue, to finding the caterer, florist, band, string quartet, buses, accommodation... you were fantastic.
The Abbadia is the most beautiful place in the world & you made it look so perfect - I still cannot forget the moment I saw the courtyard - it looked so incredible with all those candle, flowers & amazing tables. Everyone has told me how great they thought you were... and a total highlight was the band! everyone LOVED them! Dancing in the courtyard to that amazing music under the moon was just magic.
Thank you so so much for everything you did, I'll never be able to thank you properly. I do hope we can stay in touch, please come & visit in London, and next time we are in Florence, I'll let you know & hopefully we can have a prosecco. I owe you so much,
With much love & thanks
|Helena and Christian - UK|
We haven't stopped talking about the wedding (I'm still buzzing, in fact), my parents (especially my mum) refuse to stop talking about the wedding, and all their friends and friends (and relatives of Helena's parents) have been calling them to congratulate us (and them) and lavish us with superlatives like "the best wedding, ever", "the best wedding I've ever been to, including my own and my daughter's" and (my favourite, from someone who isn't known for compliments) "a triumph".
But then people are always nice and complimentary - and I can't possibly comment as I of course think they are right! We had the best day, at the best location, with the best caterer and food (it was truly outstanding and was the service), and we have to thank you for all that. So again, once more, thank you so very much. My parents (and anyone else who met with you) all were very complimentary about how professional you were.
Grazie mille ancora.
|Dee & Dan - Siena - Bethlehem, USA|
Hi Elisa! you ladies were absolutely WONDERFUL,and we wouldn't have been able to do it without all of you! Even when we arrived, you led us by the hand and we never once doubted your services! We'd gladly tell anyone about the great work you do!
|Mary & Richard - 2008 Lucca - UK|
Dear Elisa, I wanted to add our happy story to your website. From the moment we asked you to do our wedding, just 4 months before the big day, you were reassuring, honest, open, professional and fantastic. You talked through all my ideas, dreams, hopes and thoughts and somehow miraculously transformed them all into reality.
From finding us the best venue for the civil ceremony (in the gorgeous and ornate town hall of Lucca) to the best venue for the reception (the wonderful and very beautiful Villa La Principessa, outside Lucca), to fixing all the little details - you were wonderful. The florist you recommended created my dream bouquets, the photographer you recommended took absolutely amazing photos, the make-up artist you found created exactly the look I wanted... the food was brilliant, the harpist was superb.... I could go on and on. YOU made our day just perfect - it was like a fairytale, and we are so grateful.
The 20 guests who flew out to Italy to be with us all commented that it was one of the most magical weekends ever and we all have fantastic memories that will live with us forever.
Thank you so very much.
lots of love
Mary & Richard (and all the family and friends)
|Sarah & Graeme - England|
Valentina, I am writing to say a big thank you for providing an excellent service for our Wedding in Siena on 25 July 2009. You were extremely efficient, well organised and friendly and we are therefore grateful for your assistance in making our day truly magical and everything we wished for.
|Kealy & David - September 19th, 2009 - Greve in Chianti - London|
CIAO!!! Elisa, we are home in London waiting for our next flight to Africa for our honeymoon. We had such an amazing wedding Elisa, thank you once again. We will update you and send our honeymoon photos. Lots of love and kisses...
Kealy and David xxxx
|Kristin & Roy - September 30th, 2009 - San Casciano - Norway|
Hi Elisa, You delivered a great event for us. Everybody was very impressed and enjoyed themselves. Thank you!
Kristin and Roy
|Stephanie and Jason - September 24th, 2009 - FIRENZE - USA|
Hope all is well with you!
Where do I start to thank you..? What a day! It is impossible to put into words how dear you are to us for all you have done! You are so great at what you do, and you were quick to respond to our questions, recommended excellent vendors, kept everything organized and under control. Everything went without a hitch. Please pass on our thanks to the florist and the photographer; we loved the flowers and are very happy with all of our pictures. All of your recommendations were top notch, and we enjoyed every minute we worked with you. Thank you so much Valentina, for making our wedding in Florence so special!
Stephanie and Jason
|Francine & Alan - June 27th 2009 - Castelfalfi - California|
just returned from Italy and wanted to take this opportunity to tell you what a beautiful wedding ceremony you coordinated for alan and me. It was just breath taking. I have only heard positive things about the event. Once again thank you for all your hard work and I wish you the best.
|Helen & Murdo - July 30th 2009 - Florence - London|
we would just like to thank you once again for all the time you took in organising our wedding on 30th July. It was a wonderful ceremony and the setting was just perfect. We could never had such a lovely setting over here as the town halls here are very plain sometimes they may have a vase of flowers on the table but usually they are very plain.
As I told you on the day if any of my friends decide that they would like to get married abroad then I am definetely going to tell them to get in touch with you.
We are hoping to come back to Florence next year for our anniversay, it has a very special place in our hearts now and we will never forget the day or you - you really looked after us very well and we will always remember your kindness to us.
As for the rest of the honeymoon we had in Florence it could not have been better, the weather was fantastic and we went to Sienna and had a couple of Florence open top bus tours and generally looked around Florence and as usual we had a wonderful time.
Take care of yourself and once again thank you for everything.
Helen and Murdo
|Josh and Amy - September 7th 2009 - Castello di Gabbiano - North Carolina|
Thank you again for all of your help with the beautiful wedding yesterday here! The ceremony and setting were amazing and Amy and I could not have asked for a better wedding day. The dinner was also amazing and Marcello and his staff were great.
Thank you again for all of your help and the amazing ceremony. David was also amazing and we are very excited to see the pictures that he took!
Josh and Amy
|Pat & Eibhlin - August 26th 2009 - Siena - Dublin|
How are you keeping, we just got back to work today after our time off!! It was really great to be away for so long and to celebrate our wedding away from the normal routine!
We and our guests all had a great time and cant thank you enough for all your hard work and input into our big day! everyone enjoyed themselves and all are very complimentary of the overall experience.
I look forward to hearing from you soon,
All the best,
Pat e Eibhlin
| Tori & Rob - 3rd June 2009 - Certaldo - London|
Things are great, thanks how about you? Must be busy as it's wedding season!!!
We really enjoyed our day, thank you so much for all your help and support. Everyone had a lovely time and the weather and venue could not of been more perfect! And my flowers were beautiful everyone has commented on them, so thanks for your help with that too.
|Polly & Frazer - May 23rd 2008 - Volterra - London|
we got back home to very rainy London yesterday! but we have already received the pictures whihc are great! they are soooonice, we LOVE them.
I wanted to say thank you again for such an amazing wedding. We have had the best time
and we wouldn't have wanted to change a thing if we could do it again.
It was absolutely perfect and your help was worth so much to us. It was great that we didn't have to worry about a thing on the day and that we could just enjoy the experience and spend time with our frineds.
It was definetely worth every single penny spent!
I think you did a great job and we felt that we could trust you 110%.
I think our wedding was the best amongst our friends yet and will be talked about for a long time!
Polly and Frazer
|Joanne & John - 2009 - Montreal - Canada|
We just wanted to say thank you so much for doing an amazing job in organising our wedding. I can honestly say that I could not have wished for a more perfect day, and this was certainly down to your great preparation, advice and organisation. The setting, food, music etc were all really wonderful and we had a fantastic day.
Following the wedding we enjoyed a relaxing week at the villa you suggested in Greve in Chianti. This was just what we needed and the villa was perfect, beautiful views across the countryside, great swimming pool, yet just a few minutes walk from Greve.
We would certainly recommend your services to anyone else who wanted to get married in Tuscany.
Thanks so much for making our wedding perfect!
Best wishes and thanks again
Joanne and John
|Lynn & Patrick - Firenze - September 5th 2008 - IRELAND|
HI elisa, How are you? we had the most wonderful time in Italy.... Everybody is still talking about our wedding and saying how brilliant organized it was and what a magnificent venue.Please can give our warmest thanks and appreciation to all the staff who were absolutely perfect.The food was exceptional. The whole day was fantastic, we cannot thank you enough. You put a lot effort into making our day so special and we appreciate everything you did for us. Best wishes Lynn & Patrick
|Mary & Richard - 2008 Lucca - UK|
Dear Elisa, I wanted to add our happy story to your website. From the moment we asked you to do our wedding, just 4 months before the big day, you were reassuring, honest, open, professional and fantastic. You talked through all my ideas, dreams, hopes and thoughts and somehow miraculously transformed them all into reality. From finding us the best venue for the civil ceremony (in the gorgeous and ornate town hall of Lucca) to the best venue for the reception (the wonderful and very beautiful Villa La Principessa, outside Lucca), to fixing all the little details - you were wonderful. The florist you recommended created my dream bouquets, the photographer you recommended took absolutely amazing photos, the make-up artist you found created exactly the look I wanted... the food was brilliant, the harpist was superb.... I could go on and on. YOU made our day just perfect - it was like a fairytale, and we are so grateful.
The 20 guests who flew out to Italy to be with us all commented that it was one of the most magical weekends ever and we all have fantastic memories that will live with us forever.
Thank you so very much.
lots of love
Mary & Richard (and all the family and friends)
|Caroline and Jean Pierre - Firenze - 2008, September 24 - NEW YORK|
Jean Pierre and I would like to thank you and Elisa for all your help in the arrangements leading-up to our wedding in Florence last Wednesday. We had a splendid day. We especially want to thank Elisa for the way she conducted herself on the day. We thought she combined humour with the formalities of the day perfectly. We felt she conducted the translation stages of our ceremony very professionally, yet with a great deal of warmth and shared joy for our special day - she was excellent!
We would also like to thank you for suggesting the wonderful photographer who made us all feel very relaxed in our special day. Indeed we will look back on his and Elisa's contributions with great fondness as they both helped make the day so enjoyable and memorable.
Once again, thank you both for all your help and the very best wishes to you.
Caroline and Jean Pierre
|Riella & Rik - Jan - Radda in Chianti - 2008 - June 6th - The Netherland|
again, thank you so much for all your help in making our wedding day a fantastic day for us!!! We enjoyed every minute of it despite the weather and the tables looked fantastic. I know it must have been stressful to get everything right given the changing weather condition, but looking back it was a perfect day for us and all our guests enjoyed it tremendously!
Thanks a lot again and greetings to you and Valentina.