More and more foreign couples choose Italy for their wedding ceremony due to its beauty and famous monuments.

Sometimes the future bride and groom are attracted to the "Belpaese" by memories left during a trip or work experience. This is the case of Brian, who lived and worked for a period of time in Tuscany and decided to return there to marry his Alison.

A week before the wedding, we met the two "Promessi Sposi" at the Hotel Villa Casagrande, a superior and elegant hotel located in the historical centre of Figline Valdarno, a small town stategically located between the cities of Florence, Arezzo and Siena, where the couple and their delighful daughter Livia are staying and where the wedding reception will be held. 

We spent a pleasant morning with Brian, Alison and Livia. It was a perfect occasion to get to know them better, to plan the wedding day and walk through the romantic alleys and squares of the city.

We would like to wish the couple all the best for their future! 

Love and Passion, Art and Photography - - Cristian Ceccanti & Ivan Rossi photographers

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La Cantina Fiorentina is not a prestigious enoteca but it is much more than a wine shop.

Inside the shop you'll find many typical local products from cheeses, salame, prosciutto, mortadella, bread cooked in a wood fired oven and homemade jams as well as a large quantity of Tuscan wines at excellent prices.

Chianti Bolgheri Montalcino

La Cantina Fiorentina with its love for genuine local products carefully chosen from its territory challenges today's globalisation and market competition.

An authentic shop linking antique and modern which is worth visiting and spending some time.

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It was a really pleasant experience documenting this activity of Mirko Felladi with our photographs, moving among the bottles of Chianti, Bolgheri, Montalcino and sweet and sparkling wines.

La Cantina Fiorentina

Ivan Rossi photographer | Foto D'Arte Firenze @ La Cantina Fiorentina di Mirko Felladi - Via Val D'Ossola 7 Figline Valdarno (Florence)

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Foto D'Arte Firenze and Chianti Viaggi become Media Partners

An exclusive event for Chianti Viaggi's premium customers, in cooperation with "VIAGGIDEA", prestigious brand and market-leader of the Italian tour operating business.

The chosen location for the gala dinner is Villa Casagrande, a remarkable villa dating back to the XIVth century, inside Figline Valdarno's medieval walls.

All the people working for Chianti Viaggi have many years of experience with honeymooners, offering off the beaten-track routes, including weddings in exotic locations.


If you wish to make your honeymoon unforgettable, please visit Chianti Viaggi's web site to discover the beauty of a trip in tune with your Wishes.

All the travel proposals that you will find in the "honeymooners" section are the exclusive result of a careful selection of places and top-level locations.

"Honeymoon e-motion" is a package of free gifts and exclusive services for honeymooners, that makes your journey unique and unforgettable.

If you choose Chianti Viaggi, your journey will start before departure.

Roberta Giusti & Stefano Mealli are ready to welcome you in an elegant and reserved area, much better if out of the office hours or on Sundays, without other customers around, the best way to express your most intimate needs.

Stefano Mealli

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Saturday, 16 November 2013 14:59

WS Weddingsmiths, for your wedding in Tuscany

Wedding planner in the heart of Tuscany | Foto D'Arte Firenze @ WS Weddingsmiths

Are you looking for a wedding planner to help you with your wedding in Tuscany?

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Rachael Smith is originally from Chesterfield in Derbyshire, but has lived in the small town of Figline Valdarno near Florence since 1998.

Her first wedding was her own in 2000, and she went on to plan weddings for friends who had fallen in love with the idea of getting married in Italy, and realised she had a flair for organising - and being organised!

One thing led to another and local venues began to contact her, and she began assisting couples with paperwork and interpreting at wedding ceremonies on a regular basis. More recently she has been collaborating with UK and Italy based wedding planners, as well as continuing to provide assistance to local venues and she works with a network of trusted suppliers. In 2012 she decided to set up Weddingsmiths.

Weddingsmiths specialise in organising weddings in the Chianti region, in particular in the small towns and hamlets found in the hills and valleys in the heart of Tuscany. 

If you are planning to get married in Italy and would like some information about how WS can help you plan your special day, please visit this web site.

Cristian Ceccanti & Ivan Rossi wedding photographers | @ Weddingsmiths, for your wedding in Tuscany


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