Celebrity George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Spend Time with Her Mother in Italy The actor and his fiancée enjoy a romantic dinner and a visit with Baria Alamuddin in Lake Como By Sheila Cosgrove Baylis Sheila Cosgrove Baylis Sheila Baylis is an Editor for PEOPLE's Health vertical; she contributes to print features and directs the digital Health team on stories ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to body image and women's health. She has a Master's Degree in Gender Studies. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 23, 2014 03:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Ramey That’s a surefire way to charm your future mother-in-law. George Clooney entertained his fiancée’s mother, Baria Alamuddin, at his villa on Lake Como, Italy, over the weekend, and the visit was a success, a source tells PEOPLE. “They were outside, and Amal and her mom were smiling,” the source says. “It was going pretty great.” See George Clooney Posing Shirtless in Vintage Photos “Amal’s mom left the next day, and at the airport they just looked so happy.” Prior to her mom’s visit, Amal Alamuddin, 36, got to spend some alone-time with the actor, 53. The pair headed to dinner at hotel Villa D’Este in Cernobbio Village, arriving via boat taxi. The couple walked in holding hands, with Alamuddin wearing a chic white shift dress and carrying a fun black clutch with long fringe. See Amal Alamuddin’s Engagement Ring “George and Amal looked very much in love all weekend,” the source says. “They were all smiles, holding hands. There was an air of romance.” The pair are expected to tie the knot during a September ceremony somewhere secluded in Italy, another source told PEOPLE in May. Amal Alamuddin Shows Some Skin in London Want more stories like this? Sign up for our newsletter and other special offers: sign me up Thank you for signing up!