Your wedding in Liguria, a multi-faceted sliver of the Peninsula, where differences weave together to create a wide array of things to enjoy your wedding here.
It offers many opportunities for your unforgettable wedding thanks to very romantic churches right on the cliffs or civil ceremonies in a small and intimate registry office.
Wedding in Liguria: enchanting cities
Vernazza and Portovenere are, without a doubt, the most dazzlingly beautiful locations in Liguria and hosting your wedding here will give it that extra dash of magic you have been looking for.
The view is absolutely breathtaking and that’s why in summer most venue manager will suggest you host your reception on one of the many rooftop terraces with a sea view or in a poolside garden.
In Vernazza, civil weddings are celebrated in the church on the top of the village whereas in Portovenere civil ceremonies can be held outdoor enjoying the gorgeous view of the amphitheatre. For Catholic rites, the church of San Pietro just above the blue water of the Mediterranean Sea is the ideal scenery of a unique wedding on the sea.
Liguria: discover The Cinque Terre
More in general, The Cinque Terre are the most popular destination for your elopements and pre-wedding photo session.
The sea view is stunning, as well as the small villages and terracotta-roofed houses painted in bright colors. The five gems of the region are Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore. Their beautiful beaches and mild climate all year are ideal for any photo shoot, like weddings, family pictures and wedding proposal.
There are just a few hotels and reception venues farmhouses and excellent restaurants and this is the reason why Cinque Terre are recommended for small events only.
Wedding in Liguria: Portofino
Completely different is Portofino, fishing village in the east of Genoa changed since the sixties, when the international jet set spent their holidays here. Portofino is located on a rocky promontory and made by a series of small multicolored houses, surrounded by hills with pines, palms, cypress trees and azaleas.
It is one of the most loved destination in Italy for exclusive weddings. Civil ceremonies might be celebrated on the terrace of the Castello Brown, an imposing medieval building that stands on the hill overlooking the village. The lovely garden and the view will make your wedding photos breathtaking. Belmond Hotel Splendido is the top for your exclusive wedding reception.
Wedding in Liguria: Sestri Levante and French Riviera
Different from the more glamorous Portofino is Sestri Levante that doesn’t renounce its fame of luxurious wedding location. There is no better place for your wedding if you are looking for exclusive sites far from mundanity.
Just a few kilometers from France and the French Riviera, Sanremo is located in the heart of a full bay extending from Cape Nero to Cape Verde, protected by mountains and looking onto an inlet. It is one of the most romantic city of the country thanks to the millions of flowers that have given the fame of city of flowers.
Worldwide renowned because of its lively flower-growing industry, which earned it the surname of “City of Flowers”; with a wedding in Sanremo, you will have the chance of benefitting from a particularly romantic ambiance. The point of arrival of a “flowery route” involving all the cities of Cinque Terre, Sanremo is a city worth visiting and discovering.
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