Royal wedding on Lake Maggiore. There is great excitement in the properties Borromeo on Lake Maggiore for the preparations of the wedding of the young Beatrice and her boyfriend Pierre Casiraghi. After an engagement that lasted seven years, the third son of Caroline of Monaco and Stefano Casiraghi has officially asked the hand to the former model giving her a precious and rare pink diamond.
The wedding was preceded by a civil ceremony held on July 25th in the Royal Palace of Monaco.
After the ceremony, the celebration continued with a ‘Cavagnetu’, a Monaco picnic-style with 700 guests in the gardens of the residence of the Grimaldi family. Hollywood atmosphere, a great buffet, live music and a barbecue before the toast offered by Prince Albert II.
The real wedding will be celebrated with religious ritual on the 1st August on Lake Maggiore, in the island of San Giovanni, owned by the Borromoeo family. The witnesses will be, for the bride, grandmother Marta Marzotto and for the groom, his brother Andrew. The wedding will be celebrated by hundreds of guests, including relatives and friends of the couple.
The wedding will be followed by a great party at the Rocca di Angera. For the occasion, the castle will be closed to visitors for four days (from 30 July to 2 August) and will reopen to tourists the 3rd of August. The closure was ordered by the Borromeo family to better organize the frame that will welcome guests as well as to manage the security during the event.
For the occasion, the Borromeo castle will be illuminated all night: the light show you can admire the country but will be even more impressive by the Piedmont side of Verbania. The town of Angera thus prepares to welcome the guests of the two families even if they pass through the historic center, it will be very rapid. Also according to reports it is provided in fact only a fast transportation from the port to the castle. The Rocca Borromeo has been the location to other weddings celebrated, the most recent one between the player Riccardo Montolivo and the showgirl Cristina De Pin.