Villa Romanazzi Carducci
The perfect location for your Apulian Wedding
We are the Municipal House for civil marriages in Bari our weddings are therefore authorised and valid.
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY VILLA
Villa Romanazzi Carducci has been in the heart of Bari since 1885.A place in the heart of the city, rich in history, characters and charm for a true fairytale wedding.
The newlyweds will enjoy 8 indoor and outdoor spaces.
ALTA CUCINA INTERNA
The reception is entirely managed by the award-winning Villa Chef Felice La Forgia.
Our banqueting manager and staff are there to tailor every detail and preparation.
An easy-to-reach oasis in the town of Bari.A one-of-a-kind dimension you can be at the centreand elsewhere at the same time.
Large, organised and custom spaces. Our qualified staff is skilled in handling any type of event.
Over 30 years of management and organisation of weddings and major events which have made the history of our hospitality made in Apulia and Southern Italy.
in every season
AUTHORISED CIVIL MARRIAGE
Your civil marriage in a fairytale location.
Whatever you choose—beautiful gardens and nineteenth-century rooms all your “yes” will have everything to be valid and perfect.Villa Romanazzi Carducci is in fact a Municipal House for civil marriages in Bari, a rare prestige that recognises our historicity and reliability.
the 8 locations for your wedding in Puglia
The most beautiful and significant day of two lives, bound to live together, deserves the perfect setting to be enjoyed and shared with the lucky guests. The late 19th-century charming and noble mansion; the enchanting and immense centuries-old park; the authentic rooms, recently renovated and restored, each with its own unique and characteristic style; the scenic outdoor areas.Every corner in Villa Romanazzi Carducci is one-of-a-kind. Come with us and find out all the 8 areas (‘sale’ in Italian) for your Wedding in Puglia
Best capacity150 / 200 guests
The noble Romanazzi Carducci family’s historic barnhouse is today the largest event hub. It can accommodate up to 300 people. The interior boasts a high ceiling supported by magnificent truss wood beams and an ancient local old stone flooring, “chianche”, and a stone stage to attract your guests attention during the most important topics of the event. The outdoor adjacent space, the “Rotonda”, is the most icon area of the park of about 2000 square meters, used for welcoming ceremonies and catering services.
Best capacity60/130 guests
The traditional place for noble Romanazzi Carducci family pure-bred horse care, today hosts prestigious events and holds up to 100 served people. The indoor area has a high pitched-roof ceiling, supported by thin linear truss wood beams and an ancient local old stone flooring, “chianche”, a fireplace and vintage furnishings. The adjacent outside area of the room is called the “Piazzetta”, a magnificent courtyard of about 450 square meters with full-“chianca” hard standing, with an original old dovecote and horse water trough.
Best capacity50/90 guests
It is the core of the entire structure. It includes Sala Federico II, Sala Liberty and Sala Nobel all ground-floor located. Sala Federico II, in particular, was the historic lounge room the Marquis Giuseppe Maria Romanazzi Carducci and his family loved to receive their privileged guests in it hosts today niche events and holds up to 70 served people. It is located on the ground floor of Villa Rachele and boasts double direct outside access overlooking the park. It has inside a high barrel vaulted ceiling, a decorated concrete sanded floor, glass boxes with vintage objects inside built into the walls and an ancient fireplace. Sala Nobel is the old studio of the Marquis Giuseppe Maria Romanazzi Carducci. It can accommodate up to 30 people served at round tables. Inside it has a high linear ceiling, a decorated concrete sanded floor and a large glass box with period objects, embedded in a wall. It boasts a wonderful view of the park from its large windows. Finally, Sala Liberty the dining room of the Romanazzi Carducci family it still welcomes some original 19th century furniture, the ancient walnut wood panelling that covers the walls, the decorated concrete sanded floor, totally restored in 1902 and an original fresco by Armenise the famous author of the ancient fresco of the Petruzzelli Theatre dome. The park view from the direct access is simply breathtaking and, accompanied by the ancient and valuable items, lets today’s guests relive those magnificent lunches of a century ago. The last restoration work of the entire Villa was carried out in 2015.
Best capacity20/100 guests
The ancient cellar, “Taverna”, located in the Villa Rachele basement houses today pleasant breaks, lunches and dinners, surrounded by an evocative atmosphere thanks to walls and cross tuff vaults, enhanced by the light cones coming from the chianca flooring. The room is divided into several rooms, one of which has a local stone bar servery.
The outdoor space adjacent to Sala Europa is a very iconic area of the park of 2000 square meters, intended for large-sized reception and catering.
Adjacent to the outside of Sala Scuderia, La Piazzetta is a magnificent courtyard of about 500 square meters with full “chianca” flooring, with an original old dovecote and horse water trough.
The park is in front of Sala Federico II and the main Villa entrance. Very impressive, especially at sunset, thanks to the numerous flowerbeds, the scenic lighting and the little church dedicated to St. Nicholas.
The new area exclusively dedicated to weddings. A large lawn adjacent to the new-designed pool, losing yourself in the park trails, shaded by old trees. The ideal place for the cake cutting, for an entire served dinner and for themed buffet corners.
The memories of your wedding will come to life through your emotions and those of your guests.
The sublime chef’s creations will be showstoppers on your table while awakening your guests’ taste buds. Our Executive Chef Felice La Forgia, highly-decorated chef de partie of the Italian National Culinary Team, will offer you a journey of taste characterised by freshness of our selected raw materials, the inspiration in ingredient processing and combination, the experience in cooking time and methods, variety and presentation of dishes and meeting guests’ preferences. Our sommeliers will help you choose the best wine and drinks to pair for each moment of the event. Our Master Pastry Chef will shape the delicious wedding cake as designed by your thoughts and will accompany it with a special dessert buffet and fresh fruit no guest will be able to resist.It will be a marriage of love and culinary art, par excellence.
staff of skilled professionals, with decades of experience in the wedding sector and a complete package of services are the right ingredients to design together the wedding of your dreams.
Raffaele Francioso is our Banqueting Manager: attention to every detail, organisation and inspiration, enthusiasm and reliability, which also share all his staff.During our first meeting we will get all your needs and preferences, we will define together the wedding phases and the menu structure and we will strive to be part of your most beautiful day.
Custom wedding cake
Drink topping up
Baby sitting & playroom
Getting married in winter or at Christmas time means experiencing a magical world in the Villa, surrounded by the typical items of this time—lights, firs, poinsettias and sparkling decorations. A great choice, rich in beauty and poetry, ideal for those who love the romanticism of winter landscapes and warm and bright atmospheres.
Plan your Christmas Wedding with us!
WEDDING UNDER THE STARS
Anything can happen at night, you can make a wish under a shooting star and picture a magic reception. A memorable wedding—a long aperitif and a flawless table service, then the cake cutting and the unforgettable party: good music with DJ or live performance and open bar. Scenic lights, candles, lanterns, sofas and large cushions for a unique atmosphere, to daydream the dream of love.
Plan your Wedding Under The Stars with us!
“EN PLEIN AIR” WEDDING
Colourful, scented, full of light and suggestions—summer is the ideal season to celebrate an unforgettable reception. Getting married during the summer months offers undeniable advantages: more hours of light, more pleasant temperatures and celebrating your wedding outdoors. Our location offers many original solutions for celebrating a reception in the lush greenery of our beautiful gardens, with banquet service or divided by flavour corners. The opening aperitif and the wedding cake, on the other hand, deserve a special space, designed with the banqueting manager together with the bride and the groom in the amazing villa scenario.
Plan your “En plein air” Wedding with us!
Marriage is a destination to be lived and shared with those you love.
Villa Romanazzi Carducci is the perfect destination to do so: scenic and suggestive reception room, haute cuisine, experience and reliability, but also hotel, comfort, relaxation and wellness.
We are ready to welcome and arrange weddings for couples and families from all over the world, also thanks to the short distance of our venue from the airports of Bari and Brindisi and from the Bari railway station—without forgetting our Transfer service.The newlyweds will be able to live their dream and enjoy a second day of celebration by booking the rooms for their guests and choosing between Spa, gym, swimming pool and experiences in the heart of Bari and surroundings.
Plan your Destination Wedding with us!
Villa Romanazzi Carducci does have everything to be the location of your proposal.
Large gardens, breathtaking scenarios, Spa and swimming pool, suites, a high-level restaurant and lots of magic.Your moment must be unique and special, with attention to every detail and tailored to your history.
Let’s arrange it together, with our wedding planner and all the VRC staff.
The wedding arrangement is a magical moment, to be experienced and savoured at any moment.
From the visit to the location, the menu tasting, the meeting with the wedding planner and the organisation of your special day truly become unique experiences and moments of love and relaxation, just as you please.
You and your partner will enjoy one of our suites, Spa and swimming pool, our gardens and the delicious Carducci Restaurant.
WEDDING TESTIMONIALSIN THE HEART OF BAR
Villa Romanazzi Carducci and Bari.
A 100-year long relationship which has embraced as many love stories.Let’s read them together while getting you inspired and foretasting your Fairytale Wedding at the Villa.