The Ultimate Guide to Destination Weddings in Italy

The Ultimate Guide to Destination Weddings in Italy

The Ultimate Guide to Destination Weddings in Italy




Destination Wedding in Italy: Package Wedding in Italy




Welcome to our guide to Destination Wedding Planning in Italy, the ultimate resource for organizing a dream wedding in beautiful Italy!

If you’ve been dreaming of celebrating your big day in one of the most romantic and enchanting destinations in the world, then you’ve made the perfect choice.

Italy offers a unique blend of culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes that create the ideal atmosphere for an unforgettable wedding.

Regardless of the destination in Italy you have in mind, whether it’s north or south, we kindly suggest you to consult our article dedicated to the Top 10 wedding venues in Italy, so you can start first of all imagine and take inspiration for your destination wedding in Italy.


And who better than our Italian wedding planners to guide you on this journey?


With their in-depth knowledge of venues, their network of reliable vendors, and their experience in managing international weddings, you can enjoy every moment of your wedding without worry about nothing.







So now let’s get deeper into the essential steps to organize your destination wedding  in Italy… let’s start!




Preliminary Planning : Preliminary planning in a wedding refers to the initial stages of organizing and laying the groundwork for the event, it sets the foundation for the rest of the wedding planning process, providing a roadmap for the couple as they bring their vision of their special day to life.


Recommendation from Package Wedding in Italy team:

In this phase, we strongly recommend scheduling a video call with the wedding planners to understand if there is a good match. It may seem absurd, but it often happens not to have a connection with the wedding planner, and even she herself with the bride and groom, it happened to us too! Planning then becomes heavy for both parties, and it’s something avoidable with just a simple half-hour video call.




Choosing the Destination: Planning a destination wedding requires careful consideration of the location. It’s time to let your imagination run wild and envision your special day in dreamlike settings: a golden beach kissed by the sun, a medieval castle nestled in the green hills, or perhaps a historic villa overlooking the sea.

The choice of destination depends not only on your personal preferences but also on practical factors such as accessibility for you and your guests, the climate, and local wedding regulations, all things that your destination wedding planner of course will consider.


Recommendation from Package Wedding in Italy team:

If the couples plan ahead, they can come for a site visit to see the destination and venues. Of course, it’s not always possible, and in this case, they should hire a professional who can explain the beautiful and, unfortunately, also the not-so-good aspects of each destination. It’s all part of the process!




Setting a Budget: One of the first crucial steps is to establish a realistic budget. It’s important to consider all costs involved in planning a destination wedding, from venue rental to vendor services, transportation to guest accommodations.

A well-structured budget will help you keep control of expenses and plan every aspect of your wedding judiciously. Based on your budget the destination wedding planner will help you and suggest the best options for you.


Recommendation from Package Wedding in Italy team:

If the budget is set, opting for all-inclusive packages is advisable. At Package Wedding in Italy, we specialize in offering medium to high-end packages with essential wedding services, ensuring impeccable quality.

Unlike other packages, we have chosen to focus on high-level packages, as we guarantee personalized vendors and make each wedding unique and non-standardized.  Distinctiveness and professionalism are values that are so important for us!



Finding the Perfect Location: The search for the perfect location is one of the most exciting phases of planning. Explore various options, from historic residences to luxury villas , exclusive beaches to picturesque countryside. Consider the environment, architectural style, available facilities, and the venue’s capacity in relation to the number of guests.


Recommendation from Package Wedding in Italy team:

Visiting the location beforehand is ideal. However, if it’s not possible, the local wedding planner can provide full assistance. Also, because we advise each other among colleagues and maintain a black list, it’s even easier to provide assistance in choosing the location to avoid any issues. Additionally, knowing the locations allows us to easily organize all spaces for every moment of the day, ensuring perfect timing and an unforgettable event.



Securing the Venue: Once you’ve identified the venue of your dreams, it’s crucial to secure its availability for the chosen date. Our destination wedding planners will book the venue and arrange a meeting to visit the location in person or virtually. They also will discuss the details of the contract, including payment terms, cancellation policies, and any special conditions.


Recommendation from Package Wedding in Italy team: 

Intermediation at this stage is crucial. The wedding planner has become the couple’s main point of reference and can therefore explain and clarify any doubts regarding the contract, and even organize payments according to their needs.



Choosing the Vendors: Vendors are key elements for the success of your wedding. Destination wedding planners will select reliable professionals who share your vision and can bring it to life.  From selecting the photographer to choosing the catering, every detail will contribute to creating a memorable experience for you and your guests.


Recommendation from Package Wedding in Italy team: 

Always choose suppliers with prices commensurate with their professionalism. It’s better to focus on suppliers who have experience and produce quality work, as the  wedding day  is so  important  for our couples no detail should be remembered with regret.



Checking all contracts: Reviewing the contracts with all the vendors is an essential and meticulous process that plays a pivotal role in the overall planning of your wedding. This step ensures that every detail, from the services provided to the financial obligations, is thoroughly understood and agreed upon by both parties involved.

It serves as a safeguard to guarantee that there are no misunderstandings or discrepancies that could potentially arise later on.


Recommendation from Package Wedding in Italy team: 

Well-organize payment deadlines. All vendors are paid before the wedding day, so it’s better to have controlled deadlines without delays. Therefore, having someone send payment reminders is crucial.





Why choose a Destination Wedding Planner in Italy?




If you’re asking yourself why you should entrust your day to a destination wedding planner in Italy, we will tell you why.

Expertise: Italian destination wedding planners possess specialized knowledge of local venues, vendors, and legal requirements, ensuring a smooth and stress-free planning process.

Personalized Service: They offer personalized service tailored to your unique vision and preferences, guiding you every step of the way to create a truly unforgettable experience.

Local Insight: With their insider knowledge of Italy’s diverse regions, they can recommend hidden gems and stunning locations that perfectly match your dream wedding vision, and they can also go visit the location for you.

Language and Cultural Understanding: Fluent in both English and Italian, they bridge any language and cultural barriers, facilitating seamless communication with local vendors and ensuring your wishes are understood and respected.

Attention to Detail: From venue selection to decor, catering, and beyond, Italian destination wedding planners meticulously handle every detail, leaving you free to relax and enjoy your special day.

Peace of Mind: With their experience in managing international weddings, you can trust them to handle logistics, timelines, and unforeseen challenges, allowing you to focus on celebrating with your loved ones.

Navigating the stress of planning: Organizing a destination wedding in Italy can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can also come with its fair share of stress.

From coordinating travel arrangements for themselves and their guests, securing accommodations, and arranging transportation to the complexities of navigating unfamiliar legal requirements, language barriers, and cultural customs the stress begins to mount.

For this reason  your destination wedding planner will become a supportive partner in this beautiful journey. She will not only be your coordinator and help you in planning your wedding, but with open communication and collaboration she will relief your stress and will make this experience enjoyable.

Overall, while planning comes  its stress, it is often outweighed by the positive emotions and experiences associated with the process. The challenges couples face along the way contribute to create lasting memories, making the stress of planning a destination wedding in Italy ultimately a “good stress” !




Why to choose Package Wedding in Italy?




As a company with extensive experience in organizing destination weddings in Italy, we pride ourselves on our unique approach. We don’t just see ourselves as wedding planners; we become friends and travel companions to the couples on this beautiful journey.

After countless weddings, we find that 90% of the time, we stay in touch with our clients, who often share with us how their lives are progressing. So, it’s a bond that goes beyond just providing a service.

Planning a wedding in a foreign country can be daunting, but with Package Wedding in Italy, couples can feel at ease knowing they have someone by their side who knows the territory inside out and is ready to assist and guide them through every step of the process.

Whether it’s choosing the perfect location, coordinating local vendors, or handling last-minute surprises, Package Wedding in Italy is committed to making the journey to your dream wedding as smooth and stress-free as possible.

What sets us apart as a company is our emphasis on genuineness, attention to detail, and transparency with our clients.


We believe that every wedding should reflect the personalities and desires of the couple, and we work tirelessly to ensure that every aspect of their special day is perfectly tailored and authentic. Additionally, we have multiple wedding planners available to assist our clients, ensuring personalized attention and support throughout the entire wedding planning process.


With Package Wedding in Italy, every couple can rely on us to bring their dream wedding to life, with a focus on detail and a genuine approach that makes all the difference.








In conclusion, embarking on the journey of planning a destination wedding in Italy is a thrilling adventure filled with endless possibilities and unforgettable moments.  Throughout this ultimate guide, we’ve explored the intricacies of planning a destination wedding in Italy, from selecting the perfect venue to coordinating with local vendors.


But beyond the logistics and practicalities lies the heart of the matter: the profound joy of celebrating love in the beauty of Italy.

In Italy, every moment of your wedding becomes a celebration of love, passion, and “la dolce vita”: the sweet life. Choosing Italy as your wedding destination is not just about saying “I do” in a beautiful location, it’s about embarking on a journey of love and discovery, surrounded by the timeless beauty and romance of one of the most captivating countries in the world.


As couples embark on this journey, may they find inspiration, guidance, and reassurance in the insights shared in this guide.

May they embrace the adventure with excitement, cherish the memories with gratitude, and revel in the joy of celebrating their love in one of the world’s most captivating destinations.


As a team, at Package Wedding in Italy, we will accompany you throughout this beautiful journey. With our extensive experience in destination weddings, we are the perfect partner for making your dream day a reality!


Photos: Daniele Torella , Michael Zennaro

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