Argentina & Vanni: a colorful wedding in Val D’Orcia

Posted on March 28th, 2016 by Silvia

Hello sweeties!

Spring is finally arrived here in Italy, trees are blossoming and the sun is shining up in the sky..
It’s time to get in a colorful mood and share some stunning wedding! It was not by chance we decided to share the wedding of Argentina and Vanni. A big thanks to Love Folio Photography for sharing with us some amazing wedding pictures!

Wedding in Val D'Orcia

Argentina & Vanni got married in a late summer day in the magnificent Val D’Orcia, one of the most amazing places in the Tuscany region. Their wedding was an intimate event with the closest family and friends characterized by simple and elegant details.

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Best time of the year to get married in Italy

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by Silvia

Hello future brides and grooms!

If you are considering to get married in Italy but you have still some doubts when is the best time of the year, you are in the right place!

Italy is a great country for a destination wedding and offers infinite type of styles, venues and atmosphere. Today we will talk about different wedding locations all around the country and the best season to plan your wedding there.

For an Italy lover like me, I would say every day is the best time to have a wedding in this country but of course there are some aspects to have in mind. The most common questions are: which month is the perfect one? Will it be too warm? Will there be a lot of tourists? In this post I will try to answer all these questions. To begin with I will tell you some ground facts about getting married in Italy:

  • The wedding season usually runs from late April till the end of October and most of the wedding take place in this period.
  • The warmest month of the year is August and usually people would discourage you to get married in this month (avoid the week of the 15th August, it’s Ferragosto, the most popular national holiday in Italy and it’s more likely that everything is fully booked and the roads really crowded).
  • If you are willing to get married out of the wedding season, you might save some money because in general vendors could offer you some discounts.

So here is our timetable divided by season, in which you will find the best wedding location to have your Italian wedding.

Elopement in Venice Ph by Nastja Kovacec Photography

Winter

If you are a winter lover your ideal wedding is surrounded by some stunning mountains covered in pure white snow. Italy offers some spectacular mountain ranges, like the Dolomites, UNESCO Heritage in the North of Italy. Find out our top wedding venues in the Dolomites and get some inspiration…

wedding in the Dolomites Ph by No Limit Picture

winter bouquet Ph by Serena Genovese

Spring

With the spring begins the wedding season in Italy, so if you are planning to get married in this period I suggest you to start looking minimum six month before. In this season I would recomend the big cities of arts and love.

Venice is one of the most romantic cities of the world and it is a perfect choice for those who are looking for romance and elegance. Here you can have either a civil or symbolic ceremony in some stunning Palazzos decorated with the unique Venetian style and in some exclusive wedding venues all around the city.
A Gondola ride is a romantic activity to do with your bride/groom, or you could take a water taxi and do a tour of the remote venetian islands, such as Murano, Burano and Torcello! In any case both are a perfect way to visit Venice in a different point of view and I’m sure you would really like it.

wedding in Venice Photo by Aljosa Videtic

wedding in gondola Ph by Weddingcity

Birthplace of the Renaissance the city of Florence will overwhelmed you with its beauty. Not to mention the beautiful countryside of Tuscany close to hand. Here you can have your ceremony in an amazing city where art is all around, a dreaming backdrop for your day!!
For the reception and the party a nice idea is to move to the beautiful Tuscan countryside, such as Siena or Monteriggioni, where the view will simply amaze you and your guests.

Florence

venue in tuscany Tenuta di Papena

Every street lead to Rome, maybe the most famous Italian city in the world. You won’t find the same atmosphere anywhere else. It is a place full of story and romance. Here you can have your Vespa drive and have your romantic journey like Audrey Hepburn did in her Roman Holiday!!

Rome Pinterest

Summer

When I think of an Italian wedding in summer my heart goes to a countryside location. This season is perfect for an al fresco wedding ceremony and reception set in some amazing venues.

My favourite location are the Venetian villa in the Veneto countryside. You can have a stunning bucolic background in an elegant and historical venue. The perfect place for the wow effect you are looking for!

Searching for some info to get married in this region? Check out this list of amazing options for your Wedding in Veneto

wedding in veneto countryside Ph by Nastja Kovacec Photography

If you are thinking of your guests and what they can do through the days before and after the wedding I would advise the region Friuli Venezia Giulia with a strategic position near both the mountains and the sea.

wedding-in-torcello_0024 Ph by Mauro Pozzer

Autumn

Autumn is a fascinating season. Summer is almost finish, colours are changing and the sun has a different light. A great option for you is to get married in some location surrounded by vineyards or olive groves. September is the month of the grape harvest and this could be a nice leitmotiv for  your wedding.

Autumn is the perfect season to get married in the South of Italy. It is still warm but not too much, there are less tourist and there are more option for you to book easily your wedding venue. The options are so many and each amazing. I really love the Puglia region, it has uniques landscape and a vintage and rustic atmosphere. Not to mention the trulli buildings, like the one in the picture, and the masserie, amazing wedding location.

Puglia Ph by Andrea Antohi

Want to know more about this region? Go and get inspired at the page Weddings in Apulia

Still not sure about the best time of the year to get married in Italy? Leave a comment and we will try to help you!

Top Italian wedding venue in the Dolomites

Posted on February 15th, 2016 by Silvia

Hi ladies!

Winter is finally arrived here in Italy bringing a lot of snow…I have the fortune to look out the window and see all the mountains painted in white and it is so spectacular and inspiring! So today we will discover some of the most stunning venue for your Italian wedding in the Dolomites Mountain…if you are thinking of getting married by the sea, after seeing these amazing places you won’t be so sure about it!

The Dolomites are a mountain range in Northeast Italy developing in three different region, Trentino Alto-Adige, Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia. Their majesty, as you can see from the pictures, is unmistakeable and are absolutely a unique background for a romantic wedding in Italy.

View of the Dolomites

Sring in the Dolomites

A wedding in the mountain can take place in different kinds of surroundings. I selected for you three option to get inspired for your wedding in the Dolomites, enjoy!

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Iris & Werner: A winter wedding in the Dolomites

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Silvia

Hello ladies!

Time really flies, I cannot believe it’s already February…It seems yesterday we were talking about the amazing summer we had here in Italy!! Even if winter is not a busy wedding period, it is a wonderful time to get married!
In Italy there are some really nice places you could have your special day…
Today we will travel to the amazing Dolomites panorama with the wedding in the snow of Iris and Werner who got married in Trentino Alto-Adige region.
This is our first real wedding feature of the year and we couldn’t begin in a better way!
A big thank you to Lene Photography for sharing with us these amazing pitures…

Winter wedding in the Dolomites

Winter wedding in the Dolomites

Winter wedding in the Dolomites

Winter wedding in the Dolomites

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Mood board: Pantone 2016 Serenity and Rose Quartz wedding inspiration

Posted on January 11th, 2016 by Silvia

Hello sweeties!
Happy New Year, we hope you spent a lovely holiday time….It’s time for our inspirational post of the month, the first of 2016! Today we will share with you a dreaming mood board inspired by two colours of Pantone Spring 2016 selection: Serenity and Rose Quartz. They are both really delicate and romantic, so we thought they would be perfect for a romantic Italian wedding!

rosequartz-serenity

But first of all our usual picture of an Italian place and look…There are no words to describe such an amazing picture of Venice. No wonder why is one of the most beautiful cities of the world. Enjoy!

Pantone wedding inspiration - serenity and rose quarz

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These colours are perfect for the bride who wants to have a non-white dress. I really like the effect of the tulle and lace fabric in the Serenity colour.

Pantone wedding inspiration - serenity and rose quarz

Pantone wedding inspiration - serenity and rose quarz

Pantone wedding inspiration - serenity and rose quarz

 

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A cozy wedding venue in the Piemonte countryside

Posted on December 21st, 2015 by Silvia

Hi ladies!
The time of our last 2015 post has arrived and we thought to save it for a little jewel…a stunning Italian wedding venue.  If you missed some of them don’t worry, you can find all of them by visiting our Wedding location section!

A wedding venue like a French Mansion

This is for sure a magical place, Cà Alfieri al Trenta is a cozy chic-vintage b&b in Piemonte Region in the north of Italy.

Wedding Venue in Piemonte

Wedding Venue in Piemonte

Wedding Venue in Piemonte

The venue is an elegant XVIII century house, at the feet of the Savoia castle of Govone, surrounded by the hills of Langhe. With its really romantic rooms with original frescos and antique furniture, Cà Alfieri al Trenta bring you back in time to a French mansion atmosphere.  A perfect location to plan a cozy and elegant wedding with a retro-antique style and enjoy a dreaming and relaxing stay.

Wedding Venue in Piemonte

 

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Lenie & Francesco: A fairytale wedding in South Tyrol

Posted on December 14th, 2015 by Silvia

Happy Monday sweeties!
We are almost at the end of a fantastic year of weddings, inspirations and beautiful Italian venues! Did you enjoy our selection so far? It’s not finish yet! Today we will share with you the last real wedding of the year….and I’m warning you  it is a super romantic one! A big thank you to Sandra Åberg who kindly shared with us these beautiful pictures.

Lenie and Francesco got married in a hot day of June at an amazing castle in the South Tyrol, an Italian region in the north of Italy, surrounded by the Dolomite mountains.

Wedding in Südtirol
After an outside ceremony Bride and Groom with their guests moved to a panoramic terrace on the top of the Prosels Castle and enjoyed a spectacular view of the countryside nibbling on freshly cut speck, chunks of Parmigiano Reggiano, and sipping champagne, before moving inside to a ballroom in the castle for the formal dinner. The event was simple and elegant, the venue was spectacular – a majestic castle preserved in in its original format and dates back to 1279 –  and based on the pictures I guess the food was really tasty…The right combination for a perfect wedding!
Find out all you need to plan a stunning wedding in the mountains on our inspirational mood board of the month!

Wedding in Südtirol

Wedding in Südtirol

Wedding in Südtirol

Wedding in Südtirol

 

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Into the wild wedding inspiration

Posted on December 7th, 2015 by Silvia

Hi ladies!
Looking outside the window this morning I could see our stunning mountains all covered in snow and they got me thinking for a great idea for the last mood board of the year! A wedding characterized by wood, trees and a magical atmosphere of a mountain forest. I really like the idea of a wedding set in the woods near the mountains surrounded only by nature with a rustic and charming style. Check out all the pictures we selected to create an unique style for your Italian wedding into the wild!

Let’s start with some views of Italian Mountains….First a beautiful landscape in Friuli Venezia Giulia with the mountains on the back and an amazing fields of wild flowers. It would be amazing to take some wedding pictures here! And what about the Cime di Lavaredo and the lake Sorapis?!

Wood Wedding Inspiration

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For the wedding dress, a loose-long gown with lace or nature inspired inserts is a perfect choice. The accessorizes are always an important part of the outfit. A floral or green crown is an expected but proper element for a wedding into the wild!

Wood Wedding Inspiration

What about these amazing shoes? Just perfect…

Wood Wedding Inspiration

Wood Wedding Inspiration

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A vintage dream venue in Marche coutryside

Posted on November 30th, 2015 by Silvia

Hello everyone!
It’s almost December and it’s pretty cold here in Italy… Just a few posts remaing till the end of the year and today I would like to share with you a little corner of Italy you are going to love! When you are searching for the perfect wedding location you need to focused on several things like the style, the mood, the budget, the service.. for sure not an easy task. For the today venue we will travel to Marche, a beautiful region in the centre of Italy.
You know we absolutely love vintage style so we chose a wonderful venue that would be perfect for a vintage and country chic inspired wedding!

Vintage wedding venue in Italy

Vintage wedding venue in Italy

Villa Tereze Holiday House is a unique place – an estate featuring a villa, guest house and art foundation – all surrounded by woodlands, an olive grove, and incredible views. As you can see from these dreaming pictures, Villa Tereze, is composed by two restored building of 1800s that combine a rustic style given by the original structure and a modern-design centered in the interior.

Vintage wedding venue in Italy

Vintage wedding venue in Italy

 

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A vintage and decadent bridal shoot in Macerata

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Silvia

Hi ladies!
Today I feel nostalgic, so I decided to share with you a beautiful wedding shoot which took place in the beautiful Macerata in the Marche region.
The stunning location Società Filarmonico Drammatica is an old palace of the late 19th Century, once a cultural society for aristocracy and bourgeoisie. These magical pictures of Vanessa Illi make you go back in time as you were invited to a ballet prima in the 30s!
Federica of Honey and Cinnamon Italian Wedding Planner did a great job, all the details are very thoughtful and a perfect match to a vintage-decadent style embellish with a elegant touch of a retro shade of gold.
I absolutely love the look of the model Isabella… from the vintage hairstyle to the simple but powerful makeup. For the jewellery the choice of pearls is perfect. I adore the ring and the pearls in the table centrepieces.
What about the bouquet? Simply beautiful… The shape and the selection of flowers and colours represent perfectly the vintage-decadent style of this shooting.

Bridal shooting in Macerata - Italy

Bridal shooting in Macerata - Italy

Bridal shooting in Macerata - Italy

 

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