One of the most beautiful homes in Italy, Lake Como’s 16th-century Villa Sola
typically elaborate recent round-the-world honeymoon, the couple were taken to a Roman palace by horse-drawn carriage on Valentine’s
Day, where a cast of more than 100 actors, actresses, magicians and jesters were on hand to amuse the duo. Thereafter came a meeting with a (presumably benign) pirate aboard their superyacht in the British Virgin Islands, the discovery of Snow White and her seven dwarfs in Colorado and a return to the decadent days of Louis XIV in a French chateau, with couple and cast in period costume.
Given the pomp of her upbringing and the prestige of a Windsor Castle wedding, Princess Eugenie is perhaps one of the few for whom such an orchestration might fall short of previous family gatherings, but for anyone else with sufficient money to spend, there is no lack of tour operators on standby to turn their wildest dreams into reality.