Oh Italy, what a glorious country you are. Rolling hills, artistic cities, quaint towns, glistening lakes and idyllic coastlines. It’s the country of every couple’s destination wedding dreams, so if you’ve already decided to tie the knot here, you’ve made an excellent decision.
You might be put off however, by the thought of a destination wedding. How do you plan so much when it’s so far from home? How do you know which venues, caterers, florists, transport services and other vendors to trust, if you don’t live in and truly know the area?Well, that’s why Zankyou always recommends you seek the expert help of a native wedding planner in the area. Not only are they specialists in weddings, but they’ll also guide you to the best spots your chosen destination has to offer. The whole experience will feel like the truly unique holiday it’s supposed to be, rather than the stressful wedding organisation you’re expecting it to be!
First, chose the part of Italy you want to house your destination wedding experience, then, chose the right wedding planner in the area. To help you out, here’s our top 7 recommendations (in no particular order).
1. Tuscan Wedding Events, Tuscany
Tuscany is always the most popular for rural-chic destination weddings, in historic country houses or vineyards. Here you can trust Tuscan Wedding Events, with over 10 years of experience planning weddings for couples from all over the globe. Expect a friendly yet professional service, in which you’re wedding planner will become like a close friend, simply thrilled to see you enjoy your destination wedding, in the most creative and stylish way possible.
2. Wedding Sicily, Sicily
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For over a decade, Wedding Sicily has worked in the field of Wedding Tourism, so they truly understand what brings couples to the beautiful island of Sicily, and strive to recreate that wonder with every event. Alessandra and Silvia boast a dense network of trusted suppliers and professionals ready to offer you the very best of this gorgeous place. In 14 years of business, they’ve helped many couples of different nationalities, religions and traditions to achieve their dream wedding in Sicily.
3. Serena Colavita, Milan
With an experience of over 20 years in the field of events, Serena Colavita, owner of Italian Style Event & Wedding, can create your dream wedding on a beach, in a medieval village, overlooking the lake, in the open countryside, deep in the glamouros city, in a castle, on a boat… you’ll be spoilt for choice! After that first meeting over a coffee, Serena will guide you at your own pace, always advising the best solutions according to your party size, budget and of course, your own personal style as a couple.
4. Giulia B Wedding Planner, Pisa
Giulia B, otherwise known as GB Wedding Planner, has a brilliant reputation for her careful attention to detail, so that every aspect of your event is truly bespoke. Your wedding day, even if it’s all the way over in Italy, should accurately reflect who you are: your tastes, your style, your character. So relax and enjoy every moment of your big day in absolute tranquility while Giulia B works creatively behind the scenes – with you in mind.
5. Magical Vows, Florence
The multilingual planning team, Magical Vows was born from the desire to turn dreams into reality – no matter how big or small. Whether you want to make a bold statement with a fantastical theme, a circus-style design, or fairytale enchantment, these are the guys to help you out. Guided by passion, with experience and professionalism, they’ll offer you innovative ideas, creating refined atmospheres and exclusive sets that will make your wedding in beautiful Florence simply unbeatable.
6. Dab Weddings, Milan
The dynamic duo Anna and Marco founded Dab Weddings & Events in 2008, characterised by creativity, innovation and resourcefulness. They plan and design all sorts of unique weddings that accurately tell the personal love story of their clients. Expect personal and hand-made touches, straight from their in-house graphic studio, floral laboratory and a lot of experience with light design materials.
7. Luciana Wedding Planner and Events, Palermo
Luciana’s years of artistic studies and strong organizational skills have lead her to a vocation that she simply adores. She can offer you unique and magical touches, that always respect your own requirements and style. With a hint of glamour, Luciana Wedding Planner blends the beauty of traditions with the awe of modern trends. Whether your style is Luxury, Urban, Rustic, Boho Country, Bohemian, Romantic, or Vintage, you can expect the perfect venues, florists and decor to complement your own artistic vision.
Don’t plan your destination wedding in Italy without one of these fantastic wedding planners!