Villa Reale di Marlia, in the heart of Tuscany, a few km from the historic center of Lucca, with its spectacular gardens and splendid historic buildings, is the ideal location for luxury high-profile events, even for large-scale ones.
A range of elegant and unparalleled locations across the estate of sixteen hectares can be chosen for all the moments of the reception, giving the possibility to customize the event in the perfect setting to dream of for a spectacular ceremony, an elegant royal dinner or stylish party.
Eleven luxury suites inside the majestic Royal Villa can accommodate guests after the event, making Villa Reale di Marlia the unique combination of the splendour of historical interiors with the natural beauty of its magnificent gardens – an exclusive venue for a royal dream in Tuscany.
From a splendid Water Theatre to the famous Green Theatre where the composer Paganini often performed from the Lemon Garden and its fascinating Fishpond to a natural Spanish Garden in Art Deco style.
A small private lake and several historic buildings, among these a timeless Grotto, make the villa one of the most prestigious and exclusive venues in Italy.
A range of locations for an unforgettable event
The area around the Royal Villa offers two separate locations for welcome drinks or dinner. The area in front of the main Villa building enjoys a unique and far-reaching views down towards the lake. The large area behind the Villa is bordered by the striking Water Theatre. Both areas are perfect for a reception under the stars.
Into Lemon Garden, around 200 pots with citrus trees surround a 17th century fish pond, providing an original and elegant backdrop. Perfect for a celebratory welcome cocktail at sunset, an unforgettable setting for the cutting of the cake or for a cocktail party.
While the Spanish Garden, where flowers and water features animate Spanish-Moorish inspired garden, with the lawn area particularly suitable for ceremonies and the curious Pan’s Grotto close by, an unusual and historic nymphaeum offering curious decorations and cool temperature.
Another unique venue, our artificial Lake that offers an imposing view of the Villa reflected in the water, proposing a gorgeous and cosy location.
Indoor locations, for a plan B in case of rain: recently renovated, the historic Stables offer an space of around 500 square metres, ideal for an indoor reception. There are lights and an audio system installed to provide a dancefloor, to finish off the day in style.
In addition the two facing Lemon Houses with wooden-beamed ceilings and stone walls, are the perfect location for an intimate reception welcome drinks in typical rustic Tuscan style.
Lastly the Blue Room located inside one of the wings of the imposing Clock House, an intimate and refined place.
The beauty and hidden gems inside the walls of the estate can only be fully appreciated by visiting us in person. We’d be happy to show you around the estate and provide you with information about a range of local service providers to make your event truly special.