Why a seaside wedding on Sicily? First because Sicily is considered one of the most beautiful and romantic islands in the world with its surrounding minor islands. This special Italian destination has a rich and unique culture, amazing architecture, music, literature, cuisine, and artistic spots.
Also because brides and grooms can find here magnificent and traditional Sicilian wedding destinations to celebrate their Italian days. Views of great beauty, historical and mythological beauties won’t disappoint you!
Sicily and its surrounding small islands feature highly active volcanoes too. A great natural show and a unique landscape for your wedding! Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe and still casts black ash over the island with its ever-present eruptions.
Third and most important… what about sunny, dry and mild climate all year long? Just ideal for Summer and Winter weddings too. A wedding in Sicily has its particular charme in every time of the year!
Sicily is simply “bellissima”! Seven of UNESCO World Heritage sites are located in Sicily
Sicily and its elegant traditions will let you enjoy and live a real Italian traditional wedding.
Sicily is big and you can choose different areas such as Catania, Palermo, Ragusa or Taormina for your Italian destination wedding.
All of them have wonderful baroque churches that can host your Roman Catholic ceremony. If you rather prefer a civil ceremony we can suggest wonderful town halls in amazing historical buildings that will add charm to your legal civil ceremony in Sicily. For example Norman Castle of Aci Castello, a fantastic place for an Italian seaside wedding ceremony. The castle has a veranda terrace with a wonderful view on Mediterranean sea and an amazing garden of cactus and exotic plants.
For your wedding in Sicily you can choose romantic beaches by Taormina, the so called pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the ideal destination for a unique Italian wedding with a breathtaking view over splendid bay of Isola Bella and a spectacular background of Etna Volcano.
Or you can choose Marzamemi, an ancient fishermen village, rich of history, with small narrow roads and typical fishermen’s houses overlooking the picturesque square Regina Margherita where Palazzo dei Principi Bonaccorsi di Reburdone is , also called the “Tonnara” , is set. It is one of the oldest and most important in Sicily. It seems to be in a canvas!
Historical houses, Villas, Country houses, Castles, Holiday farms, Bagli, Luxury hotels. For your marriage in Sicily you will be practically spoiled for choice. You can choose breathtaking natural scenarios, rocks and seascapes, sweets and green hills but also charming mountain destinations where you can find a very rustic and authentic vibe.
For bride and grooms who are looking for something unique like a Winter wedding, nothing will be more attractive than a romantic and intimate wedding in a chalet on Mt. Etna, a unique landscape for your winter wedding!
And if instead you prefer a country wedding? Sicily is happy to welcome to its bucolic countryside with vineyards and olive groves by Etna Volcano. You can choose among many wonderful wedding reception venues located in the heart of spectacular rolling hills valley on the foot of Mount Etna. They all have an incredible view over Mediterranean Sea.
Here, sounds of nature follow through the slow passing of time.
And what about Sicilian cuisine? Famous all over the world, Sicilian cuisine will amaze you particularly thanks to its colours, aromas and its sweet and sour flavours.
Choice is big, not only seafood but also rich meats and lots of rich vegetables. Sun here makes the harvest very rich and Sicilian chefs know how to prepare delicious dishes, including desserts such as famous cream cannoli or cassata, the ideal choice for your wedding cake!
Giovanna Leonardi is our planner specialised in the organisation of destination weddings in Sicily. Giovanna’s office is locally based, right here in Catania, therefore 100% personal service is guaranteed. As your local wedding planner and coordinator, Giovanna take care of all the paperwork, administration and necessary legal requirements for your wedding day. In other words, Giovanna can deal of the practical organisation of your wedding as you wish, from start to finish.
Are you ready to slow down and enjoy a traditional, authentic corner of Southern Italy?
Sicily is waiting for you and we are sure you will never forget its beauty. A wedding in Sicily is really a dream by Mediterranean sea.