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Italy will give you the perfect Mediterranean wedding, with quaint cobbled towns, vibrant beach resorts and remarkable mountainous and volcanic landscapes. Relax on the beach, explore the chic boutiques and designer stores or get an adrenaline hit whilst mountain biking, canoeing or hiking. Italy’s a dream wedding destination that’s only a short flight from home, so it’s ideal for getting all your guests there.To view our online brochure click here
Italy's the original home of romance, so there aren’t many better places to begin your married life together. You’ll find yourself surrounded by breathtaking scenery, rich culture, some of the best food in the world and the constant ambience of ‘amore’ in the air. Not to mention stunning resorts with impressive clifftop hotels and authentic Italian charm. What more could you possibly want?
There are six great venues to choose from in the Sorrento area: the beautiful Town Hall Cloisters of St. Francis, the Correale Museum, Villa Fondi, Villa Il Pizzo in the pretty coastal towns of Sorrento and St Agnello, or the outstanding setting of the Positano Town Hall in the picture perfect town of Positano on the Amalfi Coast. Alternatively, enjoy a hotel-based wedding as the sun sets at the Mar Hotel Alimuri & Spa in Meta di Sorrento. Our newest addition to the Italian wedding portfolio is Sicily. Choose from two venues, Palazzo Ducale di Santo Stefano in the pretty resort of Taormina and the spectacular castle wedding venue, Castello di Donnafugata, in the Sicilian countryside.
We have a number of finishing touches that you can add to your wedding arrangements to make them all the more memorable. To make your Italian wedding magical, why not add a horse and carriage ride around the old town of Sorrento, or even arrive at your venue in a vintage Fiat 500 or classic Italian car for a real Italian experience.
Although a great year-round destination, the warmest time to visit Italy is between April and June, but this is also likely to be the busiest. Late September and October is a good choice if you want to avoid the crowds but still enjoy warm weather. It is worth bearing in mind that the annual celebration of Ferragosto takes place on 15th August and can make wedding dates difficult to confirm as Town Halls will be closed at this time, as well as on the major Italian bank holidays.
There's a minimum residency period of two working days for weddings in the Sorrento area and three days in Sicily. For Lake Garda weddings you'll also need to visit the commune (town hall) for the district to hand over your documents and sign the official papers to give notice of your wedding.
There's a great selection on offer when it comes to picking your reception venue, from orange and lemon garden restaurants to intimate city wall venues and beautiful seafront spots. Your dedicated wedding co-ordinator will be able to help your plans take shape.