Who can really blame the likes of A-list celebs Kim Kardashian and George Clooney for choosing the beautiful country of Italy as their wedding destination. Whether in the Tuscan hills, the romantic Verona, or under the bright lights of Rome, this European country is a dream spot for couples all over the world.
When choosing to marry in another country, even another continent, the amount of options and research you have to do is pretty overwhelming. That is why we have done our best to help you with everything you will need to make sure your Italian wedding is planned to perfection. So read on for some incredible recommendations of planners, venues, caterers, photographers and more.
Now – you definitely need to think about what food is going to live up to the stunning Italian views you have chosen. Food is definitely a priority. There is nothing quite like Italian cuisine, and when you are locating your wedding in the midst of this culinary world, you are spoiled for choice. Here are our top choices:
Are you looking for something sweet on your wedding day? Then you must contact Crispo Confetti and fall in love with their vast range of different desserts and treats for unique events. They are known for their quality production and professionalism and have become a leading producer of candies and sweets.
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Couples are always awed by their delicious, traditional sweets – they are always made with traditional techniques and tender care. Their sweets are not only delicious, but because of their unique, eye-catching packaging they are also a cute, colorful feature in your wedding photography! Crispo Confetti’s treats also make wonderful wedding favors that are guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face. So, if you are looking to have a sweet wedding, call Confetti Crispo!
We have already mentioned Mencarelli Group as a specialist for wedding venues. But they also help you with the catering and they will impress you with their long experience in the wedding industry. As passionate food lovers, they help you to explore the special world of wedding menus and create a wedding day full of tasty pleasures for you!
When jetting off abroad for your wedding, it is really important that you seek the help of a destination wedding planner who is local to your chosen location. This means you will be able to relax while your fairy-tale wedding in Italy is planned to perfection! One of our top recommendations in Italy is Giorgia Fantin Borghi, one of the most successful professionals in the Italian wedding industry. Listed by ELLE magazine as “one of the top 5 wedding planners” and by Zankyou Italy as one of the “10 best wedding planners in Milan” – you really cannot go wrong!
Now let us get into the subject of Venues. Your chosen place will be in your memory forever, and you will want to give your guests that wow-factor, so here are our top picks:
The majestic Palazzo Boncompagni is a prestigious and historic 14th century mansion. Within the enchanting city of Bologna, just a few steps away from Piazza Maggiore and the marvellous Two Towers, this venue will be unforgettable for you and your guests, right in the vibrating heart of the town. Perfect for an elegant fairy-tale wedding theme!
The Mencarelli Group are the ones to talk to if you just cannot decide – they have a choice of four amazing hotels, one if which will certainly be ‘the one’. Firstly, there is Hotel Cristallo, located in Santa Maria degli Angeli, a few kilometres from Assisi and close to the Saint Francis’s Portiuncula church. This hotel is equipped for up to 150 guests, with a rooftop courtyard, gardens and bar overlooking stunning views.
Secondly, there is the Bosone Hotel, which is located in the Medieval center of Gubbio, the hotel was built up inside Palazzo Raffaelli with beautiful views over the valley of Gubbio. A stunning venue indeed. There is also the Hotel Relais Ducale in Gubbio. Here you can discover suspended gardens, a beautiful terrace and more assets to let your guests feel like they have traveled to an authentic paradise. This also hotel offers elegant renaissance rooms – the perfect oasis to discover the medieval town, with Gothic buildings, churches and squares.
And last but certainly not least, Mencarelli Group also offer the Hotel Villa Montegranelli, south of Gubbio, with a choice of 3 beautiful restaurants and 21 rooms from which you can admire the beauty of the park, the Circle Labirint, and also the striking view of the city of Gubbio on the slopes of Mount Igino.