How Much Is a Destination Wedding to Lake Como?

By Robert Palmer

Lake Como is a stunning destination for couples looking for a romantic and luxurious wedding. Located in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, the lake offers breathtaking scenery, surrounded by mountains and with charming villages nestled along its shore. It’s no surprise that Lake Como has become an increasingly popular choice for destination weddings.

The cost of a Lake Como wedding can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors, such as the size and length of the event, venue, catering services, and any extra activities or amenities you may choose to include. A typical wedding in Lake Como will cost anywhere between €15,000 – €30,000 depending on your budget and preferences.

The average price per person for food and drinks is €100 to €150 per head (this can be higher or lower depending on your menu selections). The reception venue is usually the most expensive part of the wedding; villas on Lake Como typically range from €2,500 – €10,000 per day. Other costs will include decorations (€500 – €1,500), flowers (€700 – €2000) photography/videography (€2000 – €3000), music/entertainment (€600 – €800), transportation (€200 – €400), hair/makeup (€400-€600) and favors (€250-€500).

Tips to keep costs down:

  • Choose an off-season date: many venues provide discounts during their low season.
  • Opt for a weekday wedding: some venues have discounted rates for weekdays.
  • Shorten your guest list: this will help you save money on food, decor and other expenses.

Your dream destination wedding in Lake Como can become a reality! With careful planning and budgeting you can create an unforgettable experience without breaking the bank.

Your guests will be blown away by the beauty of this magical location!


A destination wedding to Lake Como can be an expensive affair but with careful planning it can also be an affordable one. Depending on your budget, size of guest list and preferences it can range from anything between €15000 – €30000. By opting for off-season dates or weekday weddings you can save money on venue cost and other expenses.