A magnificent thirteenth-century Cistercian Abbey which originated, where it produces the best quality rice, is also an unusual and elegant venue for various events such as weddings, conferences and tasting.
If you want to set their wedding in an unconventional place, different from the classical stately villa, the Principato di Lucedio worth a visit. This Cistercian Abbey, located in the province of Vercelli, has a history spanning nine centuries and is now placed inside a farm that is spread over an area of five hectares, within a regional park. Lucedio was founded in 1123 by Cistercian monks on the grounds of the Marquis Ranieri di Monferrato. The monks reclaimed the territory, introducing the first in Italy, at the beginning of '400, the cultivation of rice. With the passage of time, Lucedio became a real center of power both economically and politically.

Thanks to its location was also a source of conflict between different dynastic houses: the first went to Gonzaga, then to the Savoy and early nineteenth century it was owned by Napoleon. It was later purchased by John Marquis Gozani of St. George, ancestor of the owner, Countess Rosetta Clara Cavalli d'Olivola Salvadori di Wiesenhoff. In addition to the cultivation of the finest quality of rice, are organized in Lucedio visits, tastings, receptions and conferences, some of Abbey halls were used as locations for television, cinema and advertising.