Great reasons for getting married in Puglia

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Great reasons for getting married in Puglia

Consider Italian wedding venues and classic locations such as Venice, the Amalfi Coast, Rome, Tuscany and Lake Como immediately come to mind. But, hey, this is Italy and it’s all bellissimo, right? That means we can get off the beaten track a little and unearth some hidden treasures for your wedding location.

Think Puglia and your first instinct might be to remember your childhood geography lessons. Puglia is the heel of Italy’s boot, right?

Well, yes. But there’s much more to Puglia than just a distinctive shape on a map of Europe. It’s a stunning setting that’s confirmed by the number of people getting married in Puglia.

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Sorrento, the perfect destination for your wedding..

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It’s the natural scenario that makes the Sorrento Peninsula one of the most famous destinations in Italy and one of the most wanted destination for weddings in italy.

Its rugged, high and rocky coast, full of limestone cliffs overlooking the sea, have a special secret … they hide creeks and rocks of rare beauty, easily reachable by land, as well.

When you follow the gentle bends of the coast by car, open the windows and simply breathe the scent of citrus, vineyards and sea breeze…

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A love born in Venice: an elegant winter wedding!

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Stefania and Sebastian, a lovely Italian couple, chose Venice for their elegant winter wedding. Their choice was made to celebrate their first meeting happened a few years ago in this magical city…

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Unconventional wedding destination: Cilento – Southern Italy

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A mysterious land full of surprises yet to be discovered by millions around! This is the Cilento Coast… the wilder part of the Campania region, southern side of the Amalfi Coast, after Salerno. The Cilento is indeed beautiful and perfect to celebrate your wedding!

You can tie the knot among large green expanses, terraces and tablelands, where wild nature is the undisputed queen. It really is a dive into the past! A vintage Italian style wedding may be just perfect here, where time’s lost and people will never leave their ancient traditions. The villages of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park reserve emotions and surprises.

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Love, style and setting on the Italian Riviera

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When a wedding is a perfect alchemy of love, style and setting, it is definitely easy to create a terrific effect!

This was the case for Marcella and Alessandro, who got married last summer in a wonderful venue on the Portofino Coast along the Italian Riviera.

A Castle on the sea was the open air theatre of their event. Facing Portofino and the open sea, it has a natural wild green lawn, a nice terrace and an inside hall full of old touches and furnitures belonging to the owner’s ancestors.

This is exactly what inspired the bride who wanted to create a vintage chic wedding theme! Being almost addicted to vintage and antiques we literally fell in love with the idea and developed the arrangements of their special day… but we added a couple of garden aromatic touches…

White laces and porcelain vases, white decapè Chiavarina chairs and delicate hanging lanterns, pale pink and sage green flowers have been the leitmotiv of the wedding decoration from the ceremony gazebo through the table set-up up to the conclusion with two very nice sweet buffets!

We also wanted to keep an eye on the local greenery, so, being a summer garden wedding, we decided to use different vases of aromatic plants as centerpieces : they were wrapped by natural cotton tied in white lace, and each of them was also the table name: on the table cards we wrote some old popular stories told by grandmothers to their grandaughters.

Aromatic plants are one of the traditional and most used ingredients of the Italian Riviera’s cooking culture; for this reason we often love to give them a privileged place in the set up of a real Italian wedding which aims to be built according to the local and historical environment as much as possible.

A garden style dinner reception on a candle lit soft atmosphere have been the right conclusion of a romantic-vintage-chic-aromatic traditional Italian Wedding, that we loved as much as the bride and groom and their guests did!

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