ANCIENT ABBEY

In the middle of a stunning environment, amongst the Novara and Varese provinces and wonderfully nested on the hills of Lago Maggiore, this property is a one-of-a-kind location. Divided into numerous spaces with a guarantee of maximum privacy for you and your guests. The property offers an ancient and elegant gala hall, a romantic private chapel, a large centuries-old park, perfect for organising outdoor ceremonies and receptions. In addition to the courtyard and the big porticoes, perfect for refreshments or welcome cocktails. Extended over a surface of over 2 hectares, the wonderful park is perfect to celebrate outdoor marriages – with either civil or symbolic rite – immersed in a spectacular natural setting. After the ceremony, you will be able to start the celebration in absolute comfort. Your guests will be greeted by a rich welcome aperitivo, while you have the chance to take pictures in the location’s park. After which, the reception, which can also be organised outdoors,  in the shade of large centuries-old trees, or inside the ancient and elegant reception hall. 

 

The private chapel is still consecrated and used to celebrate Holy Mass. The church can accommodate up to 130 people. This ancient Roman church, with its harmonious simplicity and the inside of its structure accentuating the church’s mystical nature, fits perfectly with the places and the buildings surrounding it and is overlooked by a typical bell tower and a majestic Roman tower dating back to 1282. In the private chapel, guests will be able to solemnise the marriage in the utmost intimacy in a particularly evocative and romantic setting.

 

From the park, you can enter the large reception halls, enriched with a vaulted ceiling of visible bricks, which has been kept in its original state. The reception halls, divided only by a large arch, can accommodate up to 180 guests so that you have the possibility to gather all the guests of your marriage or event in one space. A warm and refined ambiance, in which the different elements, all wisely balanced with each other, can provide warmth and a touch of elegance.

 

We classify this venue as 5-star Rustic. Quote, Reference 4453b.