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Weddings in Campania and Amalfi Coast

GETTING MARRIED IN CAMPANIA AND AMALFI COAST

Even if you have never heard the name of this Italian region, we’ll bet you’ve dreamed of visiting it at least once!

With Naples as its capital, it is home to the world-renowned Amalfi Coast (Praiano, Positano, Amalfi, Atrani and Ravello), the ancient tragic city of Pompei, and the romantic Isle of Capri.

What else is it proud of? If you asked a local, the first thing he would probably points out is that this is the birthplace of Pizza, Spaghetti, and Buffalo Mozzarella. Now try to figure how delicious would be the menu of your wedding in Campania

We were right, weren’t we? You have already dreamed of visiting Campania!

Campania is a region celebrated for its climate, the fertility of the lands and the astonishingly beautiful landscapes. The territory is mostly gentle hills, apart from the Matese mountains bordering Molise and the rugged Irpinia area. The Vesuvius on the Gulf of Naples is one of the very few still active volcanoes in Europe.

The two beautiful gulfs of Naples and Salerno with the Amalfi coast, separated by the Sorrento peninsula, are world famous for the high cliffs, sandy bays, grottoes and islands (Ischia, ProcidaCapri). Each view is an enchanting postcard picture and the perfect scenario for a fabulous wedding. The feel of the air, the odours of the pine trees, lemons and oranges ensure a great experience for the senses.

Get married in Campania, a region that the ancients rightly called “felix ager”, a happy land.

WEDDINGS IN AMALFI

If you have ever dreamed about the perfect Italian Wedding Location, you have certainly dreamed of Getting Married in Amalfi!

When you come to Amalfi, the panorama is wonderful. White houses clinged on the rocks are opposed to the big Saint Andrew Church, located in the middle of the town. Amalfi is full of steps and to arrive to the Cathedral there is a long way of 57 steps.

On the right side of the Cathedral, we find the church tower (XII century) while above we discover the chiostro del Paradiso and the chiesa del Crocifisso. Here the visitor can discover the historical religious past of the Amalfi Church. From the Atrium of the Cathedral, which hoverhangs the square, we discover little streets that go to discover new places of Amalfi.

Coming back to the seaside, you can discover many old buildings: the monastry of ‘S.Benedetto’, today place of the Amalfi’s Municipality.

Hundreds of Weddings are Celebrated in Amalfi every year thanks to its special natural beauty and climate.

WEDDING IN RAVELLO

Ravello is situated about 5 km from Amalfi, up on the mountain, overlooking the coast from Maiori to Amalfi. This enchanted place is among the most beautiful in the whole Amalfi Coast, with an intense and unique landscape.

Get Married in Ravello, a town which is renowned for its peacefulness and the deep fascination it emanates from each corner and its image is mostly connected with villas with breathtaking views seen all around the world by pictures.

The Villa Rufolo, from XII century, erected by the Rufolo’s family and the Villa Cimbrone, are two enchanted places not to be missed for their splendor and their internal decoration. Both these Villas have amazingly beautiful gardens and breathtaking views.

From Villa Cimbrone, you can admire one of the most divine panoramic view of Italy, along all the Amalfi Coast, and on some days, up to the Coast Cilentana: a lovely backdrop for your Wedding in Ravello.

WEDDINGS IN SORRENTO

Sorrento is the most famous Italian Wedding Destination.

Sorrento is located on a tuff coast and is reflected in the Gulf of Naples, fascinating tourists and visitors, attracted by breathtaking views and landscapes. The town gives its name to the Sorrento Peninsula, a great area extended from Vico Equense to Massa Lubrense.

This area, thanks to its geographical shape, suspended between the green hills and the blue of the sea, is from the time immemorial a great attraction of the southern Italy and one of the most popular destinations of the entire Campania region. It is also the ideal destination for Italian visitors and foreign tourists, that want to plan excursions to CapriIschia, PompeiAmalfiPositano, Ercolano, Paestum and Vesuvius, places located at a distance of 50 Kilometres.

Sorrento was first a Phoenician colony, after that it became a port frequented by Greeks for the commercial activity with Naples and with others southern cities. It was named by Greeks ‘Syrenusion’ or ‘Syreon’ that means Siren’s land, the Sirens were the mythological creatures half woman and half fish, that Homer told in his famous work Odyssey. These creatures with their song could fascinate the sailors. After the rule of Oscans and Sannites it was submitted by Romans. The Romans appreciated so much the beauties of this place that during the imperial period it was elected an holiday destination of patricians, as the numerous villas witness.

From time immemorial Sorrento has exercised a particular charm which has attracted poets and literary men like Goethe, Lamartine, Stendhal, De Bouchard, Byron to D’Annunzio, Ibsen, Douglas, musicians like Rossini, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Wagner, painters like Pinelli, Fernet, Lindstrom, photographers like De Luca and the brothers Alinari, directors like De Sica, Gallone and Mastronardo. Among the famous visitors of Sorrento we can remember also Enrico Caruso, Giacomo Casanova, Scipione Breislak, Marion Crawford, Charles Dickens, Helman Melvill, Friedtich Nietzche ed Axel Munthe.

Today numerous couples chose to Get Married in Sorrento as they want enjoy its beauty and atmosphere. This coasting town was in fact included in the eighteenth century among the main destinations of the Ground Tour, a journey among the most significant Italian cities, that was made by the foreign intellectuals who wanted to study in depth the Italian history, art and culture.

WEDDINGS IN PRAIANO

Praiano’s ancient name (Pelagium) means ‘open sea’, infact in this fishermen town the view on the sea and on Positano and its surroundings is spectacular, a stunning location that could be your backdrop for your  Wedding in Praiano.

The ‘Sentiero degli Dei‘ (Walk of the Gods) is a famous hike that starts from Praiano and reaches Agerola, giving hikers the chance to really get the best views of the Amalfi Coast.
This town started developing in the XII century and then specialized in production of the ‘filo torto’, linnen, coral and anchevies. If you visit Praiano make sure you don’t miss San Luca, a beautiful church with its typical maiolica tiles dome and paintings of famous artists of the past. Get Married in Praiano and enjoy one of the most genuine corners of the Amalfi Coast, away from the most touristy areas and rich with history, culture, views and comforts.

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