SICILY WEDDING DESTINATION
SAY YES TO SICILY! – THE WEDDING PLANNER TIPS
“The purity of the outlines, the softness of everything, saggy of colors, the harmonious unity of the sky with the sea and the sea with the land … who saw them a only once, he owns them for life.” Goethe wrote this during his illustrious Italian journey. More than 100 years later Sicily it’s still an italian highlight and, more recently, became an exclusive and luxurious wedding venue, even the famous influencer Chiara Ferragni choose Sicily for her special day.
Are you curious to know something more about the treasure of this magical island? You just have to keep reading the article!
Sicily it’s a region rich in history, during the years she lived thirteen foreign dominations and she took always the best. It’s a land of gods and heroes, where Mother Earth focused every kind of beauties. Here you have the possibility to celebrate your wedding by the seaside, in a sumptuous baroque church or in an historical aristocratic palace.
Among the most popular churches of the island there’s the Palatine Chapel of Palermo, within the architectural complex of the Palazzo dei Normanni, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Chapel has the shape of a basilica and it’s completely decorated in gold, malachite and porphyry; its mosaics are among the most beautiful byzantine art production.
If you dream an authentic luxury event you must choose Taormina. This charming city located a few miles from Messina, is perched on a cliff, overlooking the Ionian Sea. Taormina is ready to welcome the couples who want a civil marriage at Palazzo dei Duchi di Santo Stefano or the religious ceremony in its numerous churches. After the celebration, the spouses can take a stroll through the garden of Villa Taormina, to enjoy a breathtaking view of Giardini Naxos, the nature reserve of Isola Bella and of Mount Etna, the only active volcano in all Europe. And for an exclusive wedding party, Taormina offers its many luxurious five stars hotels.
The Norman city of Erice, with his warmth and colors of an ancient Italian village, offers to the couple the possibility to celebrate their wedding in an historical location such as the Castle of Venus, atop Mount Erice. Lose yourself among the ancient ruins, historic sites and churches between sweeping views of the sea, the beach resort of Trapani below and the rugged Sicilian coastline. The city can be accessed by a winding mountain road or cable car from the resort town of Trapani.
Last but not least…Noto, the new capital of the luxury weddings in Sicily. The Valley of Noto, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, called “the Capital of Baroque” has been elected by the well-known fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni as location of her wedding with the rapper Fedez. The venues of this wedding are: Palazzo Ducezio, with his mirror ballroom, inspired by antique French palace, the Cathedral of St. Nicolò, a baroque style construction completely painted white internally, Palazzo Nicolaci di Villadorata, built in 1700 and whose external features some decorations of mythical beasts and ninety rooms with some of the most beautiful balconies in the city and the sumptuous Dimora delle Balze, nearby Noto historic center, with its marvelous private park, a swimming-pool and a delicious traditional restaurant.
Now…are you ready to say yes to Sicily? You won’t regret it!