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The Lucia Estate Good Enough For Richard Branson

Hand-picked as one of the 10 best destinations for a beautiful wedding abroad, Lake Como and the Lucia Estate is a favourite with – the weddings abroad and honeymoon specialist.

Simply labelled as “Timeless romance…… Boasting the romance and mystery of Venice and Rome, and the stunning Amalfi coast, the list of beautiful wedding destinations in Italy just goes on and on. But whatever your dream ceremony, it’s hard to beat saying "I do" at The Lucia Estate – two 18th century villas with views of the Alps reflected in Lake Como.

Ranked amongst spots such as the exclusive Ulusaba in South Africa (Sir Richard Branson’s private game reserve) and a secluded hideaway in Fiji recently nominated as the most romantic hotels in the world……. The Lucia Estate offers a much more achievable and affordable option when choosing to marry abroad.

Only a short flight to Milan Malpensa airport and with flights available from as a little as £30 with the likes of Easyjet and BMI Baby, a stay at Lucia right on the lake shores start from €4,400.00 for 7 nights sleeping up to 18 guests.

Richard Branson at Lake Como

Chosen by the illustrious Italian writer Francesca Trabella, author of 50 Villas of Lake Como, we will shortly appear in the first edition of the beautiful DEAR magazine, a lifestyle glossy appreciating all things elegant in Italy. We will share the link once up and live.

Francesca compares the gardens of the Lucia Estate to that of the Villa Carlotta, talking of the ‘mini-Carlotta’ one of the most important cultural and tourist attractions in Lombardy, also famous for the botanical gardens.

We have limited availability for 2012, with a few late weeks left in May, July and September. We are also offering a 10% discount on all 2013 bookings at the current rates.

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