Villa Pizzo wedding photography

Villa Pizzo is a captivating Italian wedding venue situated on the shores of Lake Como, in the picturesque landscape of northern Italy. This elegant estate will captivate you with its distinctive Mediterranean ambiance, featuring warm hues of terracotta and charming azure accents on wooden shutters. The Mugiasca family, who acquired the land in the 15th century, held onto this treasure for four centuries. Villa Pizzo, with its rich history, has always served as a secure and welcoming haven. During the plague of 1629, Il Pizzo provided refuge for numerous men and women fleeing the afflicted towns.

For those seeking a quintessential Italian villa steeped in romance amid the breathtaking surroundings of Lake Como, Villa Pizzo stands as an perfect choice. Only visible from the lake, Villa Pizzo guarantees an intimate and secluded setting for your event.

Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere surrounded by verdant mountains and calm waters. So pour yourself some coffee, and continue scrolling to discover this enchanting place.

About Joanne

Bonjour! My name’s Joanne.

I’m a French wedding photographer based in a small town in the South of France. My style is definitely a mix of emotional candid photography and elegant editorial imagery.

My speciality is to help couples from all around the world to create emotionally compelling photos of their wedding all over Europe.

Sharing my good spots for delicious local food, wine tasting, and must-see places is my favorite thing! And of course, I'd love to recommend you skilled local vendors who will take care of crafting this unforgettable day for you!

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5 reasons why i recommend Villa Pizzo for your wedding

1. italian romanticism in all its splendor

Villa Pizzo unfolds like a fairy tale, featuring a three-tiered garden embellished with an enchanting array of delicate and romantic statues. In spring and summer, the garden comes to life with flourishing flowers and fruit trees, creating a captivating landscape. This wedding venue seamlessly blends the beauty of nature with the exquisite charm of the romantic and vibrant Italian architecture, offering a perfect harmony for your celebration.

2. pontoon for boats

What's the point of getting married by the Lake Como, if you're able to have a boat ride? Make an outstanding entrance to your party by arriving on a traditional wooden speed boat.

3. ceremony with a view

One of the unique features of the this wedding venue is the large 19th-century dock with a direct view on the Lake Como and its surrounding mountains. A breathtaking location that's set the stage for an emotional wedding ceremony.

4. Local food

Villa Pizzo partners with a local Milanese caterer who'll bring you and your guests with the most incredible culinary journey, while still integrating your own personality.

5. high flexibility

The villa's courtyard, embraced by the gentle sounds of the lake, provides an idyllic setting for dining with your guests beneath fairy lights. However, if you'd prefer to have an indoor reception, you can either have it under a glass tent or inside the neoclassical spacious rooms of the Villa Pizzo.

EditorialS & Real weddings

Check out the links below to explore some recent weddings I've photographed at Villa Pizzo and other beautiful wedding venues in Europe on the wedding blog.

Lake Como Romance

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villa Pizzo, at a glance

Getting there: Conveniently situated just a 10-minute drive from the city of Como, easy access is available via train from Milan or Bergamo, as well as by plane from any of Milan's 3 airports.

Accommodation: Not available in the villa. Nearest hotels are a convenient 10-minute drive away.

Facilities: A vast parkland, indoor party rooms, Italian style gardens, Orangerie gardens, a large ceremony dock, and a pontoon to arrive by boat.

Capacity: Up to 150 guests,

Catering: Milanese caterers, AFM Banqueting, is highly recommended

Price: Quotation available on demand.

Languages: English and Italian

Address: Villa Pizzo
Via Regina, 46, 22012 Cernobbio, Como

+39 366 350 4907

Hiring a wedding planner is highly recommended to organize your wedding at Villa Pizzo as the venue is rented without any event furniture, which makes it available for a full customization of your wedding day event.

A multicultural photographer to help you navigate with your destination wedding

Planning a wedding overseas can be a stressful journey because of the uncertainty of several elements such as effectively communicate your specific desires and expectations to a photographer in a foreign country like Italy. Plus, the Italian culture might be completely different from yours, and you still want to make sure that your traditions and values are well understood while embracing the fascinating goodness that Italy, Lake Como in particular, offers.

I totally get you, and fear not! As a multicultural person myself, I understand that every wedding is a one of a kind moment and I'll make sure that your wedding photos  are a reflection of your own personalities and backgrounds.

stress-free and tailor-made packages for your wedding photography at villa Pizzo

Sourcing an European vendor for your wedding at Villa Pizzo can definitely benefit to the quality of your overall experience as I'm pretty familiar with this place!

Plus, I've crafted all my packages to make your life (and mine) easier, which means that they all include:
  • an all day photography coverage that is not constrained by time
  • the photographer's travel and accommodation fees so you don't have to care about them. 
No, you won't get any unwanted added cost. This is how smooth I want your wedding experience to be!

not just a vendor. more like a wedding photography good fairy.

Like in every long distance relationship, video calls are a must to ensure a good communication between two people. Before booking, I offer a free video consultation so you can get a feel of what it's like to work with me and you'll be able to ask me all your questions.

After you've confirmed your booking, I won't disappear! A lot of email and WhatsApp exchanges will happen, between vendor recommendations, building you day-of timeline, and sharpen your photography desires, we'll have a lot to chat about.

In person meeting  can also be arranged if you add an engagement photoshoot in Italy, France or elsewhere, to get more comfortable in front of my camera and have beautiful photos for your Save the Date!


"Just wanted to extend my thanks to you for our big day in France. Literally felt like I had a 5th bridesmaid. You were truly amazing thank you.
We can't wait to see the final pics"

- Danielle & Stephen -

"Literally felt like i had a 5th bridesmaid"

"In addition to her amazing talent as a photographer, she also has an amazing personality that really made the whole experience so much fun. She made us feel comfortable and at ease during the photoshoot and we couldn't be happier with the results. We highly recommend her services and are so grateful for the beautiful memories she has captured for us."

- Abby & Ade -

"You made us feel completely aT ease"

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