Authentically Italian: Top cultural venues for a destination wedding in Italy, with an extra special touch

Authentically Italian: Top cultural venues for a destination wedding in Italy, with an extra special touch

In Italy, there’s a plethora of venues that combine the country’s rich culture and history with the amazing views and luxury that couples seek when marrying abroad. Here, you can really have the best of both worlds.

Authentically Italian: Top cultural venues for a destination wedding in Italy, with an extra special touch
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A destination wedding doesn’t have to mean a package hotel deal that sacrifices historic charm in favor of beachside luxury. In Italy, there’s a plethora of venues that combine the country’s rich culture and history with the amazing views and luxury that couples seek when marrying abroad. Here, you can really have the best of both worlds.

Choosing a venue for your destination wedding is one of the most important steps of the planning process. Your venue will stay in you and your guests memories for a lifetime – it’s a statement of your style and personality as well as being the base upon which your carefully planned event will transform into reality. So, if you’re looking for more than just a venue, for something really special, let us tell you about our favorite historical and cultural venues in Italy.

Castello dal Pozzo

The history of this exclusive location overlooking the shores of Lake Maggiore, has its roots in distant eras, full of charm and wonder. The ancient halls and the lush green park have played host to some of the most important noble families in Italian history, starting from the Visconti to the Marquises Dal Pozzo, who are the current owners. Here you can live your fairytale wedding dreams with the same elegance and prestige as royal lineage.

How many other couples can say they got married in an Italian CASTLE? Castello dal Pozzo really will wow your guests and provide the most authentic of romantic atmospheres.

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Grand Hotel Portovenere

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This hotel venue has it all: culture, authenticity, and an exotic paradise-feel. Portovenere and the Gulf of Poets offer a dream wedding venue near the Cinque Terre in the Italian Riviera. The lush vegetation on Palmaria Island and the bright turquoise waters will be the backdrop to your emotional vows, and the unique and sophisticated style of hotel will be a treat for the eyes.

You’ll barely have to decorate your event here, the majestic architecture, the stunning views, and the warm Italian sun will be enough to create a dreamy destination wedding atmosphere.

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Villa Andrea di Isernia

The Italian villae have a long history – villas were once the home of aristocrats, princes and dukes. This villa, however, has been renovated to a suit modern demands for effortless luxury and contemporary culture.Nestled among the lava rocks and the clear blue sky of the Mediterranean, Villa Andrea di Isernia is an elegant, evocative and totally unique structure.

Stretching towards the open sea of the Gulf of Naples, the sublime panoramic pool terrace will lend itself perfectly to welcome aperitifs and to cut the cake. The views of Naples as the sun sets should be enough to persuade you to marry here – it’s simply beautiful! The staff are amazing too, and will guide you every step of the way as you plan your wedding with them.

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Monte Meraviglia

Monte Meraviglia Hotel is within walking distance from the historic center of the city and the Basilica of Saint Rita. This family run hotel, with over 40 years of history and experience, will provide a warm and joyful welcome. There’s 130 newly renovated rooms which means your guests will enjoy pure comfort, and the whole venue has a modern style with ample space, ideal for any wedding size.

Here, the Italian authenticity thrives in the hotel’s family-run restaurant and catering service – making traditional dishes with the Italian flavors that are so loved on a global scale. Expect fresh, seasonal ingredients combined with local quality wines.

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Now you have no excuse not to have the most unique and wonderful destination wedding in Italy – simply choose the venue that’s perfect for your personality and party size!

 

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