Is there any wedding destination more romantic than Italy? In particular, the Amalfi Coast is perfect for a luxurious destination wedding, thanks to the region’s incredible views, architecture and dolce vita lifestyle. With stunning areas like Amalfi, Positano and Ravello, as well as hidden gems like Capri, Praiano and Atrani, you’re spoilt for choice.
With Italy being one of the most popular destinations for luxurious overseas weddings, we couldn’t help but sample some of the exquisite Italian wedding inspiration online. Take a look at some of these beautiful Italian wedding venues here.
The pretty village of Portofino is a classic Italian fishing port with brightly painted waterside boutiques and restaurants contrasting with the with impressive sprawling houses painted in shades of ochre, clinging to steep mountains. It was a spot we simply had to visit for the final day of our Belmond FAM trip, and certainly was one we won’t forget.
Day 2 of our Italian escapade saw us heading to Florence, the capital of the Tuscany region. Home to masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture, including the Duomo Cathedral and Michelangelo’s “David” sculpture, we couldn’t wait to see what the Belmond Group had in store for us.
Welcome to the romantic capital of Italy, Venice, built on over 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. Filled with ancient architecture and mysterious passageways, we were entranced by the waterways, bridges, boutiques, museums and restaurants that met us around every corner. We had the pleasure of visiting some of the top luxury destination wedding hotels during our stay, and we can’t wait to share them with you. Read on to find out more about some of our new handpicked Italian collection.
Italy is by far the most popular destination for overseas weddings. We joined a group of wedding planners and influencers from Italy, USA and the UK, exploring stunning venues in Venice, Florence and Portofino and getting a taste of Italy along the way. Over the next four days, follow our FAM trip online and discover why so many couples fall in love with the idea of an Italian wedding.
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A legendary city known for its historical palaces, stunning churches and a maze of canals, Venice certainly dazzles the minds of the Venetians and all its visitors – a perfect destination for a luxury wedding, honeymoon, engagement or anniversary.As a World Heritage Site, the city boasts a wealth of culture, museums and restaurants – indeed, there are more works of art per square kilometre in Venice than anywhere else in the world. The island of Venice sits in the middle of a large lagoon, and the site remains largely unchanged since it was first established some 600 years ago.
Paris may claim to be the ‘city of love’, but Italy takes the national award. Romeo called up to Juliet as she stood on a balcony in Verona. Images of Venus, the Roman goddess of love, adorn the nation’s galleries. Rich in history, beauty and tradition, Italy embodies all that is romantic, whilst its gorgeous climate and diverse scenery make getting married in Italy a truly magical experience.One of Italy’s principal attractions is, undoubtedly, its internationally renowned cuisine: the freshest of ingredients combine with the most skilled of chefs, producing unparalleled culinary delights. Yet much as each region boasts its own speciality dishes, no two areas are the same in climate, landscape or traditions.
The European destination wedding is becoming a more and more popular option for UK couples. With short flight times and a sunny, mild climate, what’s not to love? If you’ve decided on a European destination wedding but aren’t sure of the location yet, we’ve come up with some of our favourite destinations to get you inspired.