The Italian Wedding Advisor

SOME OF THE BEST PLACES TO GET MARRIED IN ITALY (OUT OF THE RADAR)

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So far, Italy has been a well-known and sought-after wedding destination and we all know that it can offer you dreamy and stunning places for your “I do” day, such as Positano, Lake Como, Amalfi Coast and Florence. However, as Italians, we wanted to help you discover some of the most beautiful spots out of the radar that you may have never considered before!

Here is a list of 10 places for your unique and memorable day:

CORVARA

Situated in the heart of Dolomites, Corvara is a small town in the southern Tyrol. Full of green fields and paths, it can offer you a memorable experience by getting married surrounded by the peaks of the majestic Dolomites in a (usually) sunny, man-nature balanced and timeless atmosphere that will leave you and your guests breathless.

MAROSTICA

This small town in the province of Vicenza, in Northern Italy and most famous for the living chess event they organize every two years, is the perfect place for couples willing to get married in a typical Medieval village. Surrounded by green hills and overlooking the plane, Marostica Castle is one of the most over-whelming locations for your unique wedding.

MURANO

Known for its beautiful and handcrafted glasses, Murano is one of the municipalities of the Venetian Lagoon. It is composed by seven little stunning islands that you can visit by motorboat or “gondola” experiencing the charm of the canals. With its colourful houses and the lagoon atmosphere is one of our favourite place to celebrate the eternal love!

UMBRIA HILLS

Being the green heart of Italy, Umbria is incredibly rich of locations. Starting from small villages to little towns such as Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Spoleto to the recently earthquake damaged Norcia. Each town surrounded by the lush green hills typical of the region, offering you an amazing experience between history and nature, in a peaceful and timeless ambience that will bring to your wedding a magical plus.

PROCIDA

This stunning place is a small island (roughly five square kilometres wide) in the amazing gulf of Naples. A mix between the traditional Southern tradition and the glam of Dolce Vita. Perfect destination for stylish couples willing to experience the typical Italian Style. Procida’s colourful houses overlooking the gulf and the beautiful sea are some of the most incredible beauties Italy has to offer.

MATERA

This magical province of Basilicata, in the southern Italy is known as the “Subterranean City” or in Italy as the “ Città dei Sassi” (Stones City). It is one of the oldest inhabited place in the world. Its stones were declared UNESCO heritage in 1993. The perfect combination between history and traditions in a timeless atmosphere that will leave you breathless. Full of natural terraces offering you some of the best views you can imagine, it will be the perfect spot for your memorable day.

POLIGNANO A MARE

A little municipality near Bari overlooking the Adriatic Sea. This dreamy location is famous for its marine caves and the Roman remains such as the Via Traiana Bridge that is still accessible nowadays. The fantastic glimpses all over the town confer Polignano a Mare the typical Southern Italian touch that would perfectly fits with your Italian Glam and Chic Wedding!!

SALINA

A stunning island of the Eolie Archipelago in Sicily. Formed by six ancient Volcanos and famous for the little lake from which Salt was drawn. This little Island was also the set of the famous film “Il Postino” with Massimo Troisi. Excellent match between traditions and glam, this island is not only one of the most sought-after touristic destination but it is also the perfect venue for a memorable and unique wedding.

TUERREDDA

On the extreme South of Sardinia, Tuerredda is listed as one of the top ten beaches of Italy. Famous for the beautiful beaches, the stunning sea and for the typical Sardinian barren and arid landscape, it would be the perfect spot for your unconventional wedding. Imagine declaring your “Yes I Do” on the beach surrounded by the Cliffs and on the shore of one of the most beautiful sea in the world!

 

We mentioned these few spots just to tell you that Italy is one of the few Country offering you a complete and great variety of landscapes and environments that deserve to be discovered… do not focus on the most exploited and well-known locations but let yourselves be amazed by these fantastic Italian Spots!!

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Contributor Claudia Falchi claudia@theknotinitaly.it

 

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