Italy really is an A-list destination for wedding ceremonies. Stars as like Kim Kardashian and George Clooney chose to tie the knot in this beautiful country, and who can blame them? With stunning landscapes, food and wine, Italy has a little something for everyone, and can provide the perfect backdrop to any wedding. Whether in the Tuscan hills, the romantic setting of Verona, or the bright lights in the capital of Rome, Italy is a truly beautiful destination to consider if you are planning a wedding abroad. Read on to find out just how easy it can be to organise your wedding exactly to your tastes…
The choice can sometimes seem overwhelming when there are so many options. Fortunately, we are here to help you a with a touch of inspiration that will make you go weak at the knees knowing that you can have everything you would ever need to make your Italian wedding as special as possible. One things for sure: when you’re planning a wedding abroad you want to make sure you have a helping hand from someone who knows the area like the back of their hand; someone who can help your wedding run as smoothly as possible.
Silvia Melone Wedding Planner specialised in a range of marriages, including Jewish and Indian. With his team of talented professionals he creates the perfect wedding day exactly to your choices. With his expertise every detail is gone over together with the bridal couple so that your day is completely what you had in mind.
Now let’s get into the subject of Venues. There is so much choice here, enough to make you want to plan two or three different occasions! However, we are on hand to help you narrow down your search with our top picks:
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If you are looking to tie the knot in the country’s bustling and bright capital, our top choice is the Gran Melià Rome. Described as a luxury hotel in the heart of the eternal city, the Grand Meliá Rome boasts pools, views, a spa and luscious gardens, all while being within walking distance to many of the city’s main attractions – just a five-minute walk from the Vatican! Not to mention the top-quality dining – these guys put food first. Their highly qualified staff are on hand to ensure that every request is not only met, but also completely customised to you. With menus inspired by Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, this place not only looks, but tastes amazing.
Castilla Termal is located in rural Spain, but not too far from the bustling capital, Madrid. The complex covers over 18,000 square metres of exclusive spaces for you and your special guests. And, bringing together history, architecture, culture, and professionalism, you can marry the love of your life in front of not only your nearest and dearest but in front of the beautiful city.
And what better, the day after the wedding, you can enjoy its more than 2,000 square meters of luxury, with its different pools, circuits, and treatment cabins., while the children enjoy the specially designed children’s pool.
Now – you really do need to think about what food is going to live up to the stunning Italian views you have chosen. There’s nothing quite like Italian cuisine, and when you’re locating your wedding in the midst of this culinary world, you’re spoiled for choice.
One of our personal favourites is Pepe & Vaniglia Catering di Vescarelli Cristina. Providing tailor-made catering and banqueting service, according to your tastes and your needs, these professionals are a great choice for your destination wedding. Just take a look at their dishes and see for yourself…
Bridal style is, of course, a crucial part of the wedding organisation. Without a brides, there’d be no wedding! Finding a wedding dress outside of your home country is a particularly difficult task. There are always questions about language, or whether you can afford to transport your dress (or the groom’s suit) across the border. With Victoria and Vincent though, there’s no risk. With gorgeous dresses made with the finest Italian silks, you’ll be guaranteed to impress your guests on your big day.
Equally you can rely on our favourite Italian suppliers to provide you with fresh flowers for your special day. Ikebana Piante e Fiori has its store in the city center, always stocked with fresh flowers and plants of every variety and species, their staff are trained by the most famous schools in the world of weddings.
Finally, and perhaps most importantly, you will want to avoid costs of hiring a British-based professional by hiring one of Italy’s talented photographers. Based inthe south of Italy, Fotografi Pirozzolo is dedicated to providing the best service for a special day.
Refined simplicity is their goal. They will follow you with discretion to capture your day from various perspectives without hindering your celebrations and the intimacy of every moment.
We hope that we have been able to give you enough inspiration to planning your perfect Italian wedding. By teaming together the right venue, staff, food and guests, you have the recipe to create something truly magical here. There really is no better place to tie the knot – we are sure that it won’t take too much persuading to convince your significant other about a wedding abroad, and with choices like this – why would it!
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