Despite the longstanding rumors that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were going to tie the knot in Paris or Versailles, the spokeswoman for the Belvedere Fort in Florence, Italy, has revealed that the stars will marry there on May 24.

According to Fox News, Elisa Di Lupo, the spokesperson for the lavish fortress, revealed that the proud parents of baby North rented the fort for 300,000 euros -- the equivalent of $410k. That's some serious cash!

And as for why they chose Florence as the location for their wedding? To put it simply, the beautiful Italian city holds great meaning to them as a couple.

"I adore Florence," West recently told Italy's La Nazione newspaper (quotes via Fox News.) "I love Italy and the Italian lifestyle. To tell you the truth, I already came to the banks of the Arno [River] with Kim last year, just the two of us, incognito."

The trip may have started out just the two of them, but they left with the beginning of a little something extra.

"I think that our daughter North was conceived here among the Renaissance masterpieces," the rapper revealed. "It was our first honeymoon. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the world — for me the most beautiful in Europe.”

No wonder they chose that location!