One of the most enjoyable things about getting married to your life-long partner in front of your best friends and closest family is the planning process. Of course, it has its ups and downs, but in the end it always works out so long as you hire the best people, and choose your wedding venue carefully. If you’re here reading this, we already know you’ve made a great decision: yes, a wedding is Italy is a great idea. Not only has it been voted one of the best places to get married in Europe, it also continues to surprise wedding experts with its myriad of cultural customs and traditions. Read on to find out what you might need to plan an unforgettable wedding in Italy…
Where To Marry:
There are unlimited options for amazing locations when getting married in Italy. From spacious Roman-turned-21st century outdoor venues, to intimate vineyards, Italy has it all.
The Castle of Montegnano (Castello di Montignano in Italian) dates back to 962 AD. It is an original medieval village overlooking the Martani Mountains. This luxury venue mixes the beauty of the old and the refinement of contemporary design, but what is most impressive about this venue is the fact that inside the walls of the castle you will find treasured happiness; settings of extraordinary emotional value have historically been celebrated far and wide within the village of Montignano.
You will find everything you ever wished for in a wedding at ColleMassari Hospitality. The spacious landscape of 10,000 square meters is located in Tuscany, in the beautiful wild and authentic area of Maremma. It includes a vineyard, swimming pool and even a church that can be used for a symbolic ceremony. You and your guests can enjoy everything the area has to offer and enjoy a perfect day with a complimentary wine and dinner, taken care of by the catering service of the location.
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The Gran Meliá Roma is another example of Italy’s eclectic option of wedding venues. Located on the Gianicolo hill, between the Vatican City and Trastevere, it is surrounded by gorgeous Mediterranean gardens. Not only this, it is just a few minutes away from Rome’s biggest cultural spots. Inside the Gran Meliá Roma, you will find the new Ossimoro restaurant and the Amaro cocktail bar, both of which offer an Italian culinary experience of superior quality!
Villa Troubetskoy is a unique and wonderfully decorated location dating back to the 17th century in Mogliano Veneto. The location is perfect, as it is found between Venice and Treviso. If you ever want to get lost in a villa, this is your chance as the mansion has 500 square meters, three floors and several types of rooms. The villa is surrounded by a large park, which strengthens the relaxation vibe that comes with the atmosphere of the villa itself. It is beautiful, peaceful and you will not find it anywhere else.
Baja Roma offers their couples and their guests an unforgettable experience. A boat moored by the Tiber banks in the heart of Rome, you won’t want to get off once you’ve climbed onboard… With the option to personalize everything, the Baja is a magical place, perfect to celebrate the most beautiful day of your life! They offer everything from the catering, the music and even bespoke flower compositions. Download their wedding brochure now, and see for yourself.
Another great choice for your wedding day is Mencarelli Group Roma Catering & Banqueting, a caterer based in Rome with a special taste in exclusive events that go beyond everyday life and always aim to be more than extraordinary. They love to create a special experience for you and they know exactly how to do it – founded in 1968, they gained a lot of experience in the wedding industry throughout the years and love to explore the world of good food, attention to detail, and quality entertainment.
Tenuta Colle Ramole is the ideal combination of Tuscany’s relaxed atmosphere with the rich history of Florence. The villa is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and cypresses which makes it an incredibly romantic place. Inside of the villa is more than enough space for you to host your guests with a spacious ballroom for up to 100 guests. If you rather get married outside, then you will be surprised by the beauty of the terrace garden in front of the villa. Getting married here will make you feel extremely free, as the location has a garden of 2,000 square meters.
For the sweets: You’re looking out for the most delicious desserts, like cupcakes, muffins and sweet pies? Then you should contact Crispo Confetti! They will enchant you with the most delicious sweets for sure. And the best thing about this caterer specializing in sweets: everything is created with so much attention to detail that all the pieces are also wonderful eye-catchers for your wedding album!
Who To Hire:
Ester Chianelli Weddings & Events is one of Zankyou US‘s favorite Italian wedding planners. Founded on her pure passion and creativity, Ester and her team make use of their surrounding culture to find the very best inspiration for their couples. For this team, each wedding is unique, which is why they accompany each of their couples every step of the way!
Speaking more generally to the catering of your wedding day, we can recommend RM Glamour Ricevimenti. They provide all things catering. From simple refreshments to cocktails, buffets – the lot! And what they provide can only be described as pure glamour and refinement. They exercise extremely precise attention to detail for all of their dishes, drinks, etc. as they understand that although it may not be their only wedding of the year, it will be yours!
Crachá is the perfect choice, when you’re searching for passionate wedding experts working all over Portugal. As wedding planners & designers, they know exactly, how to create the most beautiful wedding for you. They also plan weddings for Portuguese couples who live abroad and help foreigners who are in love with Portuguese vineyards and magical historical sites with realizing amazing weddings. As a team of four, they’re based in Porto, but all of them are also in love with the country regions of Portugal and know some of the most beautiful places in the country. They specialize in custom-made services for you and have a great network of wedding professionals who can help you with every tiny detail on the big day!
Lucrezia Senserini is a simply fantastic photographer from Italy. Her photography style is described as intimate, delicate, spontaneous and emotional and above all adjusted to your wishes and needs. On your wedding day, she will be constantly present, but you will not notice her at any moment. She is there to capture every moment of joy, teardrops and other details during your grand day. She loves to photograph weddings in Tuscany and throughout Italy.
Now, getting to your venue may not be something high up on your list of priorities, but if you want to arrive in style to match your already picked out stylish gown, location and details, you may want to find out more about A spasso con Camilla. This team offer wedding transport in the area of Florence, which includes some seriously beautiful vintage cars!
As you may know by now, there are so many aspects to your wedding day. It really is a big job to organise a spectacular day, which is why we try our best to make it easy for you. Our next recommendation is an easy one. For your wedding you only want to best music, right? That’s why we recommend Davide Friello Music For Handpan. Trained at the Educational Music Academy in Milan, he understands music and knows exactly how to capture the mood of your celebration and will create ad-hoc personalized compositions for your day!
Class, Elegance, Rhythm, Energy – these are the five words that represent Chicky Mo Swing Band. Antonio and his band are the perfect solution for wedding couples that look for luxury, high-end musical entertainment at their wedding. They are specialized in these types of events and know what the public wants to hear. It won’t come as a surprise when you hear that their music style is jazz. Together, with their sound, act, and outfit they will blow you and your guests away on your wedding day.
Panzero is an innovative new wedding supplier idea, which brings together the well-loved elements of Italian dining. With a mixture of 3 types of stone-ground organic flour and the absence of yeast, their bread is highly sought after by newly engaged couples!
What To Wear:
Maison Signore have been in the bridal business for more than forty years. They have created more than two hundred different models of wedding dresses each year. Yes, you guessed it: this brand is composed of experienced bridal experts, which is why choosing them for your bridal look will never be a bad choice. Their garments are produced in Italy, and made strictly by hand by expert seamstresses and embroiderers!
These were just a few recommendations for your wedding in Italy. What are you waiting for? Get in contact with these professionals to design the wedding you have always dreamed of!