Getting married in Malcesine at Lake Garda


Malcesine has specialized for many years in civil wedding ceremonies held in the prestigious Scaliger Castle. You can get married in the Casermetta, a room in the Castle, on the other hand, if you would like to hold your ceremony outdoors, you can get married on a terrace (Rivellino) located below the tower of the Castle with a breathtaking view over the lake, the mountains and the town of Malcesine.

Your ceremony can be personalized according to your tastes and enriched with music (a cd player is available),live music, readings and everything you need to make your day perfect.
The room and space designed for the ceremony can be adorned with flowers or other decorations subject to prior agreement with the personnel of the Town Hall. Other functions can be arranged under the same terms and conditions, for example, should you wish to renew your vows or other such ceremonies without civil value.

  • The Casermetta: It is situated near the entrance to the building, the hall is inside the former "Casermetta" building and has a charming view over Lake Garda. The room seats up to 40/50 people and potentially, there's also  standing room for an added 20/25 guests should this be necessary.
  • Rivellino: it is a wonderful terrace with a large view over our beautiful environment.

Getting married at Captain's Palace in Malcesine

You can also arrange your wedding ceremony at Captain's Palace, an old historical building. The wedding hall, facing the lake, is situated on the first floor and seats up to 99 people.

Documents and charges to celebrate your wedding in Malcesine

The ceremonies are held at : 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Services are never celebrated simultaneously.
You can book both the day and your favourite time of day.During the autumn of the year prior to your wedding day, the Town Hall presents the charges for the following season and you will be required to pay a deposit.

Requested documents for Italian non-resident citizens

  • Act of delegation issued by the Town Hall of origin to celebrate your wedding in Malcesine (the document mustn't be issued more than 6 months before the date you have set for your wedding)
  • A photocopy of the spouses' and witnesses' identity document.
  • if you choose to get married under the regime of separation of property, you are required to sign a specific statement at the "Ufficio Stato Civile" at the Town Hall in Malcesine.

Requested documents for Foreign non-resident citizens

  • Certificate of no impediment issued by the Town Hall/Registry Office of origin and translated in Italian.
  • Birth certificate of the spouses only in case the certificate of no impediment does not include personal data referring to the spouses' motherhood and fatherhood.
  • A photocopy of the spouses' and witnesses' identity document.
  • A few days prior to your wedding you have to sign a statutory declaration of no objection to celebrate your wedding (in place of the public notification of marriage) before a registrar at the "Ufficio Stato Civile"

Charges 2024

(According to the resolution)

  • Authorized use of the hall: The charges include the room cleaning and preparation and the Town Hall personnel assistance during the celebration of your wedding.
  • Non residents: From Monday to Friday: 600 euros | Saturday: 800 euros | Sunday: 1.300 euros | Rivellino (Scaliger Castle): additional payment of 20% of the charges mentioned above. In January, February, March, November and December 2024: 450 euros
  • Additional services: Interpreter: 100 euros
  • Use of the rooms and other areas in the castle for up to 2 hours and with the possibiliy of organising a buffet for your guests after a wedding celebrated in the castle : 200 euros. Additional charge after two hours: 100 euros
  • Use of the rooms and other areas in the castle for up to 2 hours and with the possibiliy of organising a buffet for your guests after a wedding but celebrated NOT INSIDE the castle : 500 euros. Additional charge after two hours: 300 euros
  • Residents: For information ask the Town Hall office.

Contacts: For any further information or questions contact us at this number: 0039 045 6589941 - 0039 045 6589904 or send us an e-mail:

Tourism Department

Piazza Statuto, 1
37018 Malcesine (VR), Italy
+39 045 6589904/28

Information Office

Bus stop - Malcesine center
Via Gardesana, 238
+39 045 7400044
Closed from November to March

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