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Reasons to Get Married in Italy

I mean, do you really need Reasons to Get Married in Italy? I don’t particularly think so, but hey, if you need a little push to get there, I got you! This list of reasons could go on forever, but the number one reason being–it’s Italy!! Who doesn’t want to get married and travel in Italy?! I think one would have to be a little bit out of their mind to not want to go here, but you never know, so just in case I’ll give you plenty of reasons and by the end of reading this post you will have already bought your tickets and hired me (WHOO-HOO!!!) to photograph your Italy Elopement! So, let’s get to it.

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Reasons to Get Married in Italy

The Italian Landscapes | Biggest reason to get married in Italy!

Italy provides an immense diversity in locations and type of scenery! I truly think this is probably the best reason to get married in Italy. No matter what type of scenery you’re looking for–Italy’s got it! If you want a beautiful coastal elopement then you can elope somewhere on the Amalfi Coast–or literally anywhere on the sea, because it’s all so incredible. If you want a stunning mountain elopement then the Italian Dolomites are where it’s at! To be honest, the Dolomites are by far my favorite part of Italy because they are so unique and jaw dropping. If you’re dying to stroll through some vineyards then Tuscany or the Piedmont are for you. So, as you can already tell the options could go on for days!

Enjoy an Italy Honeymoon

Why not honeymoon in the same epic country that you got married in?! Especially when it’s as beautiful as Italy! This is one thing I absolutely love about destination elopements or weddings. You get to save money, because you don’t have to travel to a different place and let’s be real, everybody loves to save money when they can. I always tell people that when you travel from one region to the next in Italy that it feels like you’re in a completely different country because of how different they are. So, why not get married in the Dolomites and then head to the Piedmont to enjoy all the wine for your honeymoon!

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Summer or Winter Italy Wedding

The weather from May-October is very beautiful and sunny! During August it can get humid, but depending on where you are that isn’t even the case. The winters are pretty mild as well! Of course, if you’re in the mountains then that’s a different story, but who doesn’t love a beautiful winter elopement as well?! You really can’t go wrong.

The Italian Food and Wine

This just speaks for itself! Indulge yourself in all the pasta, lasagna, pizza and wine. It’s pretty dang difficult to go wrong when choosing a meal and a glass of vino to go along with your dinner! I actually didn’t like wine until I went to Italy. Everyone told me “Oh, you’ll definitely start to like wine when you’re there,” and I thought, “Yeah. Ok, sure. That’s not going to happen.” BUT, what do you know—I went to Italy and now all I want to drink is a glass of wine! The food here is pretty unbeatable.

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If these few reasons to get married in Italy haven’t convinced you yet, then just chat with me and I can give you plenty more! Italy truly provides everything you could ever want for your elopement day. If you are looking for an Italy Elopement Photographer then I would be stoked to capture your epic day for you.

My goal for every couple I work with is to be more than just a photographer. I am here to help guide you through planning your dream elopement and to help in any way that I possibly can! I will help location scout for you so you can pick the absolute perfect place to say your vows. I will create the perfect timeline for you so that you can be stress-free and enjoy every moment of your day. Being stressed out on your day is definitely NOT what I want for you. So, I am here to fix that! Most of all, I will be by your side every step of the way and I will be your friend and support. I have been a part of many elopements so I can guide you on how to plan your dream destination elopement! If you’re searching for a destination elopement photographer I would absolutely love to hear your vision for day and I would be so flipping stoked to document your day! You can contact me >HERE< and I am so excited to hear from you! In the meantime check out the guide on How to Plan a Destination Elopement!

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  1. sean Oblizalo

    October 2nd, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    I didn’t think you need needed reasons to get married in Italy until I saw your photos. This is a great list and even better work! Awesome!

  2. Autumn

    October 2nd, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    My main reason to get married in Italy would be….ITS ITALY!! I totally wish my husband and I could have eloped there. Your work proves as to why I wanted to go there and honeymoon there all in one big trip! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!

  3. Sara

    October 2nd, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    Personally I wouldn’t need a reason to get married in Italy other than hey it’s Italy haha But if I did you definitely made me want to get married there. This was such a great post.

  4. Brittany Geise

    October 2nd, 2019 at 7:38 pm

    I saw your blog post on the Facebook group! Yours is the only one I clicked on so this is a genuine comment. :]
    Do you think that people are doing this symbolically or do your couple actually legally get married here? What is your experience with that because I am finding that it is impractical to legally marry in Italy.

  5. Courtney Blankers

    October 4th, 2019 at 7:40 am

    Hey Brittany! Yes, all the couples I work with who get married in Italy have a symbolical intimate wedding/elopement. It’s so much easier and avoids the hassle of dealing with the Italian paperwork, etc. Are you looking to get married in Italy??!

  6. Sienna

    October 2nd, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Ooh yes I am definitely an advocate for people traveling and seeing the best that the world has to offer. Italy definitely seems like it has no shortage of amazing food, views and things to do!

  7. KATY

    October 3rd, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    Oh my gosh, you are right there are SO many reasons to get married in Italy!! And your photos are reason enough – seriously gorgeous!! Makes me want to go there immediately! Great post!

  8. Tanja

    October 3rd, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    I 100% agree with your list, especially the food part, haha. People that have never travelled to Italy are missing out. And an elopement is just the perfect excuse to visit and have your perfect honeymoon right away too!

  9. Brittany

    October 4th, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    Such a great post on why you should go to Italy for your elopement or honeymoon! I love the glow you get in your images. It looks magical!

  10. Mollie Adams

    October 4th, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    Oh my gosh so many good reasons why one should get married in Italy! I love it!

  11. Cassandra Oldenburg

    October 4th, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    Dang! I am in LOVE with your photos & your warm edits!!! Plus you make SOLID points on why Italy is the best place to get married, I cannot argue with that!!

  12. Jess Drawhorn

    October 5th, 2019 at 10:19 am

    I’m sold! These photos are beautiful!

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