Had Romeo and Juliet known about Villa Giona , they would have chosen this beautiful 16th century villa.
Villa Giona is one of the most prestigious properties in the famous Valpolicella wine producing area.
Dream Academy has a very special love story at Villa Giona where for many years they have been the in house wedding planners.
Visit our dedicated website and we guarantee you will fall in love with this property the same way as we have done.
In the enviable position of being only a stone's throw away from the historic city of Verona and close to the breathtaking scenery and sparkling waters of Lake Garda, this is a place of peaceful tranquility nestling amidst vineyards and stunning scenery.Sparkling fountains, beautiful lush Italian gardens, birdsong and the sound of silence to fill your hearts.
A small piece of paradise where romance hangs heavily in the air and where dreams really do come true.
Stroll through the vineyards with a glass of it's fine wine in hand, a fantastic setting for your Italian wedding album.Relax in the orchards or under the olive trees or take a dip in the spacious swimming pool. Whatever your choice, this is a setting to enjoy nature at it's best.
A place where time stands still , a peaceful green oasis where beauty reigns supreme and where hospitality is professional and heartfelt.
17 beautifully appointed rooms and suites can be hired on an exclusive basis for 2/3/4 nights allowing you to really enjoy the beauty of this venue with your loved ones and have a great holiday too.Breakfast in the loggia, overlooking the gardens and sparkling fountains, is an ideal start to any day. and a large swimming pool with stunning views is the perfect way to relax .
The large rooms are the perfect setting to prepare for your big day and our team of hair and make up artists will come to the villa on your wedding morning to allow you to prepare in comfort and privacy.
After the celebrations, retire to our romantic honeymoon suite in the tower and realize that your very own dream has just come true.
Your wedding banquet will be lovingly prepared by our team of renowned caterers with no shortage of the many fine wines which are produced on the estate.Our signature dish at Villa Giona is our “Tortellini di Valeggio” created for the wedding feast of a rich nobleman and his bride ,their union portrayed by a lovers knot tied into the pasta.Just like our famous tortellini, your lover’s knots will never unravel .Top quality meats are slowly roasted on our amazing spit roast dating back to the 16th Century.
Selected cuts of hams and salamis are cut on our lovely original Berkel and our local cheeses and home made desserts are to die for.
The atmosphere for your wedding banquet is truly special and our team of highly renowned florists will help create an exclusive setting according to your own needs and vision. There is no end of space to create and enjoy every moment of your wedding banquet using the many different areas for the welcome buffet, your wedding meal and the dessert buffet and cake cutting.Each special moment in it's own unique setting to create variety and enjoy the spacious park and Italian gardens to their very best.
A little corner of paradise to enjoy quality time with your loved ones at such a special time in your lives.
In the evening the atmosphere is truly magical and will live in your hearts forever. Dance under the stars to the sound of our amazing musicians ranging from a classical string quartet to a 15 piece jazz band As the evening progresses, kick your shoes of and get into the party spirit dancing till dawn with our fabulous DJ.
Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, surprise your guests with a spectacular firework display.
YOUR WEDDING CEREMONY AT VILLA GIONA
Whatever your choice of ceremony, we can cater for this at Villa Giona.Legal civil ceremonies in the beautiful park, Symbolic, Jewish & Hindu ceremonies are all possible.Some of our couples also combine their civil ceremony on Lake Garda or Isola del Garda returning to the villa for their reception.Should your choice be a Catholic ceremony, we have a lovely small church in the hamlet just above the villa or a wide range of churches in nearby Verona where our lovely English speaking priest will be happy to celebrate your marriage.
Legal Civil Ceremony at Villa Giona
Amazing Verona Church for your Catholic Wedding Ceremony at Villa Giona .
A Jewish Ceremony at Villa Giona
A Hindu Wedding at Villa Giona
REMEMBER YOUR GUESTS
Many of your guests will have travelled far and wide to be with you at this special time and many will make a holiday of it too. The area is full of activities for them to enjoy : Verona is right on the doorstep, Lake Garda a short 20 minute drive away. Venice is an easy hour in the train and the stunning scenery of the dolomites is also within easy reach. Sightseeing, shopping, amazing restaurants and a host of wineries with tasting events just to name a few. Something for everyone both young and young at heart !
Marion says “At Dream Academy we are passionate about finding beautiful places, desire only top class hospitality and service, slow food and excellent wines and when I discovered Villa Giona I just fell in love with the place as it has all this and much much more. I adore sharing this little corner of paradise with our happy couples and if I had to do it all over again ,it would be right here at Villa Giona”.
VILLA GIONA----A ROMANTIC LOVE NEST IN THE LAKE GARDA AREA. THAT'S AMORE !!