Calabria is located in the extreme south-western region of Italy. It is also known as the "toe" of the Italian "boot". It is shaped like a small peninsula surrounded by the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas, and is separated from Sicily by the Strait of Messina. The region has a rich historical and cultural heritage. It has remains of the Roman Age, Empire of Byzantium, the Gothic architecture, Renaissance paintings and the Baroque statues. The name of the country Italy actually originates from Calabria, it was in fact the name that was first given to Calabria in honor of its king Italo.
Calabria is a very beautiful and very interesting region of Italy, and your wedding day in Calabria will surely be exceptional as you will be surrounded by fascinating landscapes of this wonderful land.
In Calabria, you will enjoy warm comfort climate, two different coasts, beautiful beaches with breath-taking panoramas, and three National Parks with wonderful mountain landscapes and wild unspoiled nature, rich flavours of traditional cuisine and hospitality of people. The famous beaches of Tropea and Diamante, and historical towns Gerace and Stilo are worthy of visit.
Because of its southern location warm season in Calabria is lasting longer than in the northern and central Italy. From as early as April and until October you can enjoy the warm rays of the sun and to have your beautiful wedding reception on the beach. For your beach and sea view wedding ceremonies, you can choose from the many charming localities along the long Tyrrhenian and Ionian coasts.
Those who love nature, its scents and beauty, can have wonderful wedding receptions in the Calabrian hinterland on one of the private villas, historical palaces or farmhouses, surrounded by the pure and unpolluted sceneries.