Wedding San Galgano | Mel & Dan

Wedding Stories

A Fairytale Wedding at San Galgano Abbey and Tenuta di Papena


When it comes to finding the perfect location for a wedding, it’s hard to beat the picturesque beauty of the Tuscany region in Italy. Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, the San Galgano Abbey and Tenuta di Papena offer a breathtaking setting for a truly magical and memorable day.

San Galgano Abbey:

The San Galgano Abbey is a beautifully restored 12th century Cistercian abbey that sits on a hilltop overlooking the lush Tuscan countryside. With its stunning architecture, tranquil setting, and rich history, the abbey is the perfect place to exchange vows and start your new life together. The abbey offer a mystical and evocative atmosphere and the couples who get married there feel like they’re getting married in a fairytale

Tenuta di Papena:

After the ceremony, it was time to celebrate and what better place to do that than at the Tenuta di Papena. This stunning venue offers the perfect blend of Tuscan charm and modern luxury. The reception was held at the beautiful swimming pool, which offered a picturesque setting for the newlyweds and their guests to enjoy a delicious meal, dance and laugh together. The Borgo and the main building are also great places to take pictures and create lasting memories.


As a wedding photographer in Tuscany, I am fortunate to have such a beautiful location close to home. The opportunity to photograph a wedding at the San Galgano Abbey and Tenuta di Papena is truly a privilege and I am always excited to capture the emotions and memories of the special day. I’d like to thank Mel and Dan, along with their family and friends, for allowing me to be a part of their beautiful wedding day.

Overall, Mel and Dan’s wedding at the San Galgano Abbey and Tenuta di Papena was nothing short of a fairytale. The stunning setting, beautiful architecture, and warm hospitality of the venue made for a truly magical and unforgettable day. If you’re planning a wedding and looking for a beautiful and unique location, the San Galgano Abbey and Tenuta di Papena are definitely worth considering.