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Make your Destination Wedding the most memorable possible, by choosing a unique and luxurious private property for your special day.  Here at Passepartout Homes, we’re experts are helping you find the Best Luxury Wedding Villa. Creating a Destination Wedding is more than the joy of combining your wedding with a dream honeymoon; it’s also a special way to create a beautifully intimate day that is shared with family and close friends in spectacular surroundings. Let us take you on a pre-honeymoon trip across Europe, to inspire you with picture-perfect possibilities

Making a marriage proposal ranks right up there as one of life’s most exciting yet nerve-wracking experiences. Once you have decided to pop the question, where soon becomes a pressing query. It’s essential to make sure you’ve found the perfect place to hear that one word “yes”. As fuel for the imagination, here are five gorgeous places for lovers. Each one is more than enough to inspire anyone to get down on one knee and put a ring on it. Apartment La Duchessa, in the heart of the timeless Tuscan

The appeal of the cuisine, landscapes and heritage of rural France and the Balearic islands is universally acknowledged. Many happy couples have also been initiated into the secret that with the right luxury destination property, they are perfect wedding locales. Three exceptional properties in particular represent the very best on offer in these regions. Villa la Tosca enjoys picture postcard beach front surroundings in Lanton, Aquitaine. The villa, ecological pool and gardens combine to create a storybook quality. The pretty little Gallic bridge, fountains, ancient walls and vistas are ideal

Tuscany is one of our favourite destinations for 2015, and what is possibly the best thing about Tuscany? Its wine! Italy is one of the most renowned producers of top quality red and white wine, and Tuscany is home to countless vineyards – it’s the spirit of wine country! Chianti and Montepulciano are just some of the fine creations which are made in the picturesque region. A wine tasting experience at a Tuscan vineyard is an intriguing and indulgent experience – you won’t just be given a sip of wine

The appeal of Italy as a wedding destination stretches far beyond its borders, as couples from all over the world are attracted by its peerless scenery, dining and fine wines, as well as ease of global access via its well-connected network of world class air and sea ports. Five particular venues have ensured that, as part of the broader appeal of their offering, they offer a magical private setting for the perfect nuptials. Villa Ciggiano is a case in point. In the heart of the Tuscan countryside and set on

Perhaps the greatest recent revelation of the European high end holiday rental sphere is that the best appointed villas can be year round destinations. As more and more people strive to benefit from the shoulder season, as well as inevitable travelling within peak times, it is timely to explore the theme of a villa for all seasons. Winter A ski chalet might be the obvious winter choice, but few measure up to Chalet Jejalp, about 90 minutes’ drive from Geneva Airport. There is room for up to fourteen lucky guests

The lovely Italian region of Umbria sees several particularly engaging festivals at the beginning of autumn. Acquasparta hosts a medieval banquet annually in September, and it’s also a good time to see the Historical Games and Food Festival in Gualdo Tadino. The September Onion Festival of Cannara hosts a fantastic street market, and has become more and more innovative in the many inspiring and unexpected uses it puts the humble onion to. Whilst many of us have enjoyed dishes such as lamb and onion or roasted onions before, a crostata

October marks the beginning of the three month high season in Piemonte, and the surge in popularity is all down to the wine harvest and truffles. The grape harvest takes place in October in Piemonte, and Castagnole Monferrato hosts the best known harvest festival, with the whole town breaking out into celebrations of the fruits of the vine. Almost exactly mapped against the high season in terms of its duration, Alba’s International White Truffle Fair is the oldest and most significant of dozens of Piemonte celebrations of its celebrity product.

The secret has been out for a while that Ibiza is far more than the world’s premier clubbing island. Discerning couples, families and larger groups now recognise it as a stunning setting for a more private, peaceful break. Even so, the idyllic North West of the island remains relatively unexplored in many parts. Despite being within an easy half hour journey from the airport, many highlights of this region operate at a surprisingly gentle pace. There are numerous beautiful beaches in this part of the island, often boasting tranquillity and

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