4 Beautiful Locations in Italy for Your Dreamy Destination Wedding

Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular. Why? Three main reasons: 

1) being able to escape the routine,

 2) having a unique wedding with unforgettable backdrops, and 

3) they allow the bride and groom more opportunity to truly interact with their guests over a longer event.

If you’re looking for a romantic destination wedding, Italy should definitely be on your list! Italy is home to many cultural attractions, including some of the world’s most famous museums and cathedrals. Italy also has a picturesque countryside with plenty of natural beauty to explore. 

Italian villages are perfect for your destination wedding as they offer an intimate setting and stunning scenery. The country’s natural terrain as well as historic landmarks and charming villages  can easily transform into dreamy romantic settings for your big day. Here are three dreamy Italian destinations that you can use for your wedding: 

1) Florence: 

The beautiful architecture and artistry of Florence will captivate guests with its impressive landmarks like the Duomo cathedral. Plus, there are numerous other attractions such as the Pitti Palace and Piazza della Signoria that make for romantic pre-wedding celebration settings. There is plenty to do in this historical city, making it the perfect place for a majestic wedding ceremony or an unforgettable reception. Due to its romantic atmosphere and plethora of spectacular Renaissance-era buildings like the Brunelleschi Palace, the historic centre of Florence is becoming quite the choice for couples around the world. This UNESCO World Heritage Site features breathtaking stained glass windows crafted over 500 years ago that are still used today in services conducted by the Catholic Church—a truly memorable experience not to be missed!

The Origin City of the Renaissance Era

2) Venice: Stunning waterways filled with gondolas make Venice one of the most romantic cities in Italy. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers endless photo opportunities at iconic sites such as Saint Mark’s Square or Cannaregio district. As if that wasn’t enough reason to get married here, Venetian cuisine is known around the world for its delectable flavours and unique dishes. No matter what type of food lover you are, Venice will be sure to satisfy your palate! You could have your ceremony at one of the many beautiful churches or palazzos scattered throughout the city, followed by a lavish reception at one of Venice’s renowned restaurants. Alternatively, you can also consider having your ceremony outside on one of Venice’s lovely canals while enjoying delicious gelato afterwards.

Celebrate Your Love in One of the Most Romantic Cities of the World!

3) Rome is home to some of the world’s most iconic landmarks, like The Colosseum and The Pantheon. A Roman wedding might include religious ceremonies at one of Rome’s many historic cathedrals followed by an elaborate banquet party held in a luxurious setting such as Villa Borghese or Villa Doria Pamphili. The eternal city has been hosting weddings since ancient times, so it knows what works! From stunning palaces to unique outdoor venues like the Villa Borghese gardens or the Cancellieri Gardens at Il Fornaio restaurant in Piazza Navona, there’s no shortage of beauty options when planning a Roman destination wedding.

Rome as a Wedding Destination

Majestic Rome for a Dream Destination Wedding

4)  Amalfi Coast – This picturesque stretch of coast straddling Campania and Apulia contains some of Italy’s most dramatic cliffs and rugged coastlines. Whether you choose an open air location like Ravello or opt for somewhere more secluded like Capri for your wedding, both have Charm City vibes that will leave you and your guests dreaming for days!

Amalfi Coast as a Wedding Destination

Amalfi Coast as a Romantic Destination for Your Big Day

We all want our wedding stories to be really special and unique. A destination wedding in Italy will give you the chance to do just that, even more. Italy has something special about it and that’s the romantic aura, which cannot be found in any other place in the world. Italy has wedding venues from 14th-century villas to castles, five star banquet to country houses to choose from. More importantly, all of them have spectacular views and are conveniently close to all the major cities. So, what are you waiting for?

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