Castle Odescalchi on Lake Bracciano
Your fairytale wedding dreams will come true at Castle Odescalchi overlooking Lake Bracciano!
Castle Odescalchi is located in the heart of the medieval hamlet of the town of Bracciano dominating all the lake, the surrounding countryside and the whole town. Due to its structural and architectonic characteristics and the excellent state of conservation, this Castle is considered one of the most important and finest castles of Italy and Europe. It was built by Napoleone Orsini (1470-1485) and among its most famous guests have been the king of France Charles VIII, Pope Sixtus IV and Marcantonio Colonna.
Castle Odescalchi has hosted the wedding of famous Martin Scorsese with Isabella Rosellini during November 2006, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ wedding..
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The beautiful halls where Popes, Princes and Kings lived, together with admirable works of art by Bernini, Pisanello, Antoniazzo Romano, and Zuccari – all this awaits you year-round in order to experience the style and magnificence of the past, offering you a possibility to organize and personalize unforgettable wedding receptions and splendid gala dinners.
You may choose different areas and halls of the Castle to personalize your event. One of the most impressive halls of the Castle is the Caesars Hall(Sala dei Cesari) , named after the statue busts of the 12 Caesars,(Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Titus and Domitian) which are placed all around the hall.
The Secret Garden (Giardino Segreto) is often chosen for the Welcome Aperitifs at the Castle, a secluded oasis with breathtaking views of Lake Bracciano, a typical Italian garden, with two huge century-old cedar trees from Lebanon and beautiful rose bushes.
Italy Italian Weddings can arrange for any type of service needed for your wedding at the Castle : Coach Transfers, Vintage Cars, Red carpet, Lighting with torches, Medieval tour of the Castle, Fireworks, Flag-wavers, Archers, Acrobats, Mini classic concerts with Tenors and Sopranos, Herald and pages in medieval costume, Musicians in medieval costume, DJ services, Lighting services, Tensile structures, Flower and Décor arrangements, Classic Quartets or Trios, Live Bands and any other service needed to personalize your Wedding at Castle Odescalchi.
Precious internal halls, magnificent courtyard and elegant gardens lit by torches and candles … an ideal setting for a romantic and exclusive wedding in Italy!