Italy as a travel destination is often admired by foreigners who have spent time there or those who wish to discover more and embrace the wonderful culture, famous food and la dolce vita. However, it is also becoming increasingly popular as a place for foreigners to get married with more and more couples choosing to exchange their wedding vows in Italy.
With a wide choice of landscapes available such as beautiful cities, quaint towns, tranquil lakes and a spectacular coastline, couples can easily find a location that reflects their own style for the perfect wedding ceremony. Here are three stunning spots that are sure to make an impression on you and your guests.
Located in the north eastern coast of Italy along the Adriatic Sea, Venice is famed as a city for lovers and romance. It is steeped in architectural history, with its narrow meandering streets and canals. It’s popularity with couples has long been strong, and it has gain notoriety as the location of the weddings of Hollywood and socially elite.
It offers a wide choice of settings from the glamour of one the city’s many 5-star hotels to the grand private villas. Venice is an ideal location to get married. Couples are sure to find somewhere suited to their taste and style. Enlisting the help of a wedding planner in Venice will provide you with some insight into how to create your dream Italian wedding.
One of Venice’s neighbouring cities is Verona, located less than ninety minutes away. It is famously known as the setting to William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Juliet’s house is located just off the Piazza delle Erbe. Here you will find Juliet’s balcony, statue and love letters written by travellers from all over the world which have been tacked to the wall of the courtyard. It would be difficult to find a more romantic setting.
Verona is also filled with picture perfect piazzas and long-standing architectural beauties. As a smaller city it would serve beautifully as a venue for an intimate wedding.
For those who would prefer a more relaxed setting, away from a busy city, Lake Garda would be the ideal choice. Located approximately 120 kilometres from Venice, Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. The landscape surrounding the lake varies from mountainous in the north to gentle rolling hills and vineyards in the south. Dotted along the banks of the lake are many ancient towns. It is a firm favourite among couples from abroad planning their destination wedding as it too provides ample choice when it comes to venues. You can choose from wonderful spa hotels, historic palazzos and beautiful villas. It would certainly make a great choice for wedding abroad.
If you are considering a wedding in Italy, these are just three locations in the north of the country that would make for a magical setting to be married in. Each one is steeped in history and filled with romantic locations to choose from. Couples will undoubtedly be able to create their dream destination wedding.