GET MARRIED IN PUGLIA IN ITALY
Located in the heel of the Italian boot, the region of Puglia offers a total change of scenery with its infinite fields of centuries-old olive trees and its paradisiacal coastline. This Italian peninsula, bordered by the Adriatic Sea on its East and the Ionian Sea on its west, is still little known to the world and your dear guests will definitely be surprised by the authenticity of its sites and the unusual landscapes. The diversity of the panorama and the beauty of its location make Southern Italy a real paradise on Earth. This little corner of the world offers incomparable natural sceneries and a wide choice of atmospheres to meet all the expectations and desires of brides and grooms-to-be. Somewhere between the red Earth and blue waters, the colours of Puglia offer the perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding ceremony.
PARADISIACAL BEACHES AS YOUR WEDDING
The region of Puglia is home to crystal clear coves and white sandy beaches much like Caribbean beaches. One of the most popular spots is the Maldives of Salento located in the extreme south of the peninsula, the transparent and turquoise waters of which are very similar to the Maldives. On the east, “La Baia dei Turchi” or the turquoise pearl of the Adriatic Sea is a real treasure dipped in nature, accessible from a wild path with scents of Mediterranean pines. Come fall in love with the stunning beach of Torre Lapillo on the west and its emerald and shallow waters especially to watch sunsets. The countless lidi are perfect settings to host seaside and exotic wedding ceremonies. A brunch with your feet in the sand after your wedding ceremony is also a great alternative to continue the festivities in a chic and casual atmosphere!
TRULLI AND MASSERIA: ORIGINAL WEDDING VENUES
The Trulli village of Alberobello is one the most mysterious and must-see places in Puglia. This unique UNESCO World Heritage Site makes you travel back in time; the conical and atypical structures are unlike any other city and are exclusive wedding locations that will be a great surprise for your guests. The masseria is considered as the architectural jewels of the region of Puglia. Here's why: It is one of the favourite places of our married couples. The authentic buildings at the heart of Italian countryside make them enchanting places to celebrate a wedding in Italy. The old farmhouses are charming symbols of Southern Italy and offer a magical atmosphere. The beauty of these wedding venues itself is enough to create the enchantment of a wedding ceremony. Organise your wedding in an Apulian trulli or in a masseria for a memorable experience.
APULIAN CHURCHES AND CATHEDRALS: MASTERPIECES
OF EUROPEAN BAROQUE
The Catholic religion occupies an important place in Italy. In fact, there is no separation of power between the church and the state and this offers the possibility to celebrate both your religious and civil wedding in Italy within the same ceremony in a church. This is what in Italy we call "matrimonio concordatario". Churches, basilicas and cathedrals are part of Apulian landscapes with more than a thousand parishes in the territory. As heirs to Romanesque and Baroque art, the historical and artistic buildings of these sacred places are true ancient masterpieces. One of the advantages of celebrating a religious wedding in Italy is the possibility to choose the church where you would want your Catholic ceremony to take place. Besides, some priests also speak English which makes it possible to celebrate your religious wedding in French in Italy.
APULIAN CULTURE AND TRADITIONS FOR A UNIQUE
Italian gastronomy is a major asset to the region and it is considered to be one of the best cuisines in the world. Antipasti, pittule, orecchiette, polpette al sugo or the irresistible mozzarella di bufala, all these amazing dishes offer a perfect mix of flavours and colours perfect for any epicurean. The region of Puglia is the first wine producer in Italy so come join us on a sensory and gustatory journey with the best wines of the south! Celebrate your union and make your guests discover the Italian art de vivre with an Italian meal. Join the popular Italian folk dance of Puglia known as “Pizzica” and dance till the end of the night to a frenetic rhythm and the vibrations of the tamburelli.
WHY IS THE REGION OF PUGLIA IDEAL FOR A WEDDING
There are many reasons why brides and grooms-to-be choose to organise their wedding in the region of Puglia. First of all, it is the opportunity to celebrate the happiest day of your life in an exotic location. So what ‘s better than Southern Italy known as the Dolce Vita region to celebrate a romantic and unique wedding? The region of Puglia is indeed an ideal wedding setting; its Trulli and Masseria enchant both young and elderly people. Nature lovers will be seduced by its fine sandy beaches and crystal clear seas. A wedding in Southern Italy, unlike a wedding in Venice or in Tuscany, is the chance to enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean weather. Note that the south of Italy is much sunnier than the north! Puglia, compared to Lake Como or even Rome, enjoys the highest temperatures in Italy.
HOW TO ORGANISE A WEDDING IN SOUTHERN ITALY?
So you’re all set to organise your wedding in the region of Puglia but what’s next? A wedding in Southern Italy will anyway be magnificent; the gastronomy is exceptional; the settings are fabulous so basically everything is already there: All you have to do is choose the one that reflects your personality the most. For this, as wedding planner experts, we advise you to first discuss your wedding project with your loved ones as this will allow you to understand whether there is any constraint that you need to take into account. For instance, the day of the week and the duration of your wedding are important aspects to be decided when considering a wedding abroad. The number of guests will also have a significant impact on your budget and choice of location. Once these decisions have been taken, you can choose the desired wedding venue in the region of Puglia to celebrate your union.