Vip weddings in Italy: celebrities prefer “Bel Paese”
Skyscrapers, private jet, fairy tale residences and killer closets.
But as usual, the grass is always greener on the other side.
It’s what happened with the many celebrities across the pond that had chosen beautiful Italian places as special location for their wedding day.
Letting yourself get inspire it’s not a crime, especially because it should take you only a few hours by train to get to these breathtaking destinations.
Lake Bracciano – Rome
On the 28th of November, 2006 Tom Cruise revived the fashion of Italian weddings, marrying his (then) wife-to-be Katie Holmes at the Orsini-Odescalchi castle, which for the occasion was all embellished with medieval themed decorations by Roberta Armani.
In April, 2010 the actress Salma Hayek and his husband, the French millionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, renewed their wedding vows in Venice, arranging a luxurious masquerade ball inside the astonishing Teatro La Fenice.
The most romantic city of Italy was also the wedding location of one of the most wanted bachelor of the world: George Clooney. The star chose the Aman Canal Grande Venice Hotel to marry the Lebanese attorney Amal Alamuddin on the 27th of September, 2014.
Savelletri – Brindisi
Clearly more intimate the “yes” between Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, who exchanged their vows on the 19th of October, 2012 in front of only 80 guests. This time the location was the Borgo Egnazia Hotel, near Savelletri town, completely surrounded by Puglia’s countryside. Just last year it was voted the most beautiful hotel in the world!
The married couple West-Kardashian spared no expenses for their wedding day, celebrated on the 24th of May, 2014 in Florence, where they literally covered the Belvedere fort with endless floral decorations. they also hired the talented italian singer Andrea Bocelli, whose voice guided Kim to the altar.
Cernobbio – Como
Captivated by Manzoni’s “Promessi Sposi” (whose story starts by the Como Lake), the British actress Emily Blunt chose Villa D’Este, facing the Como Lake, to marry the American actor, and her co- worker, John Krasinski.