Updated: Aug 24
Nobody can denied Italy is one of the most picturesque destination in the entire world. Amazing locations, great food and wine, unparalleled natural scenery, spectacular cities, ancient ruins, fun shopping, warm hospitality and undiscussed style. It is a dream destination so it's no wonder so many celebrities chose to host their weddings there. There is no shortage of beautiful settings to say "I do".
Take a look to some of the stars that said their YES! In Italy.
TYRON POWER AND LINDA CHRISTIAN
The handsome Tyron and the first Bond girl choose Rome for their very public I DO in 1949. They loved this city so much they named one of their child Romina . Romina later on married and Italian famous singer , Albano, and they will always be on Italy’s heart as the nation sweetheart couple .
1949 event of the year in Rome.
GEORGE CLOONEY AND AMAL
When the world’s buffest bachelor finally “put a ring on it,” everybody initially thought he was getting married on his villa on lake Como. My Grandma ( She lives in Venice) told me way before the tabloid did that “our” George booked the Aman, a Canal Grande luxury resort in Venice. The event took place in 2014, in what was one of the most spellbinding events ever to have graced the celeb calendar.
Venice, the nook of Italy that epitomizes romantic scenes, saw the couple indulge in a four-day Venetian extravaganza surrounded by star-friends ,from Cindy Crawford to Bono. Wearing Oscar de la Renta, Amal wed George and a fairy tale wedding came to life.
In 2017 George and Amal had twins ...that speak Italian fluently.
Source: Amal blog
ROD STEWARD AND PENNY LANCASTER
Rod tied the knot with a lavish celebration in Liguria. At the historic Palazzo Durazzo in 2007, which overlooks the bay of Santa Margherita Ligure, Rod Stewart married Penny Lancaster to the tune of 100 guests and a whole load of fireworks!
CHRISSY TEIGAN AND JOHN LEGEND
When the All of Me singer, John Legend married Chrissy Teigen on Lake Como in 2013 it was, quite literally, legendary. It all happened in the stunning Italian ‘Villa Pizzo’– the location where they claimed they first fell in love. How cute!
Chrissy pretty much bought out the whole of Vera Wang . She said that every time she went in for a fitting she come out with a new dress. For her Italian style wedding, she changed into three different dresses by the designer throughout. Showered in cream-coloured rose petals, the event was topped off by Legend serenading Teigen with his hit-song All of Me! Can it get more romantic than that?
source: Aaron Deleise
MATTHEW LEWIS AND ANGELA JONES
Harry Potter star and his partner Angela Jones choose the idyllic setting of Portofino, Italy, in May 2018. The two looked very much in love during the romantic ceremony, sharing a kiss before getting aboard a boat to take pictures during their special day. The bride wore a stunning gown with lace sleeves, and groom Matthew had a dapper tuxedo
Source: Bottega53/ Getty
JESSICA CHASTAIN AND GIAN LUCA PASSI DE PREPOSULO
In 2017, the actress married her long-term lover Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo at his jaw-dropping family home in Carbonera, Italy. No, that’s not where the pasta Carbonara comes from but it is a gorgeous province of Treviso, not far from Venice, famed for its lush green expanses. Jessica walked down the aisle in an unknown design but what was known were her celebrity guests which included Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt.
DAVID HASSELDOFF AND HAYLEY ROBERTS
The Baywatch star married his long-term girlfriend Hayley Roberts in an intimate ceremony at Masseria Pettolecchia La Residenza in Puglia on July 31, 2018. The couple said their vows in front of their close friends and family following a two-year engagement and it could not be a sweeater ceremony and happier celebration. Check for yourself here below
KIM KARDASHIAN AND KANYE WEST
In May 2014, reality TV queen Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West spent a reported €300,000 renting the stunning 16th-century Forte di Belvedere in Florence for their over-the-top wedding, which saw them exchange vows in front of a 20ft-high wall of flowers.
Andrea Bocelli serenaded the bride as she walked up the aisle on the arm of her stepfather, Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner.
KATE UPTON AND JUSTIN VERLANDER
A romantic Tuscan villa. Fireworks. A Red Party rehearsal dinner. Uplander Olympics. It was a wedding not to be missed. Actress and model, Kate Upton, and Houston Astros pitcher, Justin Verlander, had an Outdoor ceremony in Tuscany, Italy in November 2017. The bride looked stunning in a bespoke Valentino gown for the nuptials before changing into a second wedding dress from the designer for their evening reception. The next day, the newly minted Mr. and Mrs. Verlander took off for their honeymoon in Puglia—the perfect way to cap off a wonderful wedding week that started with taking home a World Series title.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AND JESSICABIEL
Hollywood sweethearts Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tied the knot in an intimate Italian wedding at the magnificent Borgo Egnazia resort in Puglia in 2012. The groom serenaded his bride with a song specially written for her as she waltzed down the aisle in a spectacular pink Giambattista Valli gown.
Why did they decide to marry in Italy? Well, the couple openly admitted their love for Italian food, ("We love to eat!"). And during the special weekend, they urged their guests to join in their adoration, offering affogato (ice cream and coffee) and mini caprese salads.
TOM CRUISE AND KATIE HOLMES
Tom Cruise married Katie Holmes in a sunset ceremony at Odeschalchi Castle in Lake Bracciano, Italy in November 2006, after a whirlwind romance. The star-studded nuptials were attended by the likes of Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Lopez and Will Smith. However, their marriage ended in June 2012,
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS AND DAVID BURTKA
Following a ten year relationship, this couple married in a castel in Perugia, Italy. Pam Fryman, who directed nearly every episode of “How I Met Your Mother,” officiated at the ceremony, and Elton John performed at the reception, according to Harris’ publicist.
The TV and Broadway star, 41, and actor-chef Burtka, 39, sported custom Tom Ford tuxedos.
Source: @nph instagram
WAYNE ROONEY AND COLEEN MCLOUGHLIN
Wayne Rooney married his childhood sweetheart in a lavish £5million ceremony on the Italian Riviera. The couple said 'I do' at the Villa Durazzo, a 17th century palace in the Mediterranean resort of Santa Margherita Ligure with just eight close family and friends as witnesses.
The couple were married by the deputy mayor, Gianni Costa, who said afterwards: "It was a simple 20 minute ceremony with around 15 people inside, mostly family. The bride looked lovely in white and the groom wore a brown suit with no tie. No rings were exchanged and the ceremony was very simple yet very beautiful."
Source: ok Magazine
EMILY BLUNT AND JOHN KRASINSKI
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski tied the knot at George Clooney’s estate in Lake Como in July 2010. Guests included Matt Damon and wife Luciana, Meryl Streep and David Schwimmer. The bride wore a Marchesa Bridal sweetheart draped wedding gown.
SALMA HAYEK AND FRANCOIS- HENRI PINAULT
The dreamy couple said their ‘I do’s’ in France in 2009 but hosted a huge Italian wedding weekend bash in Venice for family and friends afterwards. We’re talking a carnival-style masked ball, and a Balenciaga princess wedding gown designed by Nicolas Ghesquiere at Venice’s Opera house La Fenice . We’d love to have been a fly on the wall for that party!.
Source: Bertrand Rindoff-Petroff-AP.
THEO WALCOTT AND MELANIE SLADE
The couple, who’ve been together since the tender age of 16, married in the romantic surroundings of Castello di Vincigliata, a beautiful 13th-century castle set in the lush, rolling Tuscan hills above Florence. Theo was so happy about the venue, he had a tattoo featuring the castle’s turrets etched onto his right arm in the run-up to his wedding, as a permanent reminder of what would prove to be the most moving and memorable day of his life.
Source: @theoWalcott twitter
Italy! What a wonderful place! It’s no wonder, given the glamour and romantic status of Italy, and the endless possibilities that numerous celebrities have wed amongst its magic. But You do not need to be a famous actor, singer, model or be a billionaire to have a dream wedding in Italy. Seriously! Do you know how I know it? Way before becoming a destination wedding specialist I was a destination bride. I had my fary-tale wedding in Venice and now I love to help other couples in love looking for something unique and stylish have their amazing "I Do " in unique settings.
Me and my Husband on our wedding day.
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