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Italian Traditions

A well-known Italian tradition is ‘confetti’, sugar coated almonds which are eaten or thrown with rice outside the church as the newlyweds exit. Italian tradition also includes pagetti, which is children presenting the wedding bands and escorting the bride to the altar instead of bridesmaids or groomsmen.  Irish Weddings in Italy will also work to organize an authentic Italian wedding with everything from the rings and flowers to the food and music all sourced and handmade in the locality.



Italy is so beautiful from north to south and offers so many different wonderful locations from private villas, farmhouses, hamlets, villages and palazzos to wine cellars and terraces for couples looking to choose an original setting.  Italy is abundant with amazing views of the sea along its beautiful coastline, of rolling hills and vineyards in Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo and Veneto, and quaint little towns and villages dotted from north to south.


The Best Time of the Year

Italy is blessed with mild spring and autumn seasons which means the weather is very pleasant for most of the year. May, June and September are the warm months or July and August are perfect for combining a wedding with a summer holiday.  November and December are ideal for art cities and Christmas weddings, while January and February are suited to romantic, snowy villages. Irish Weddings in Italy favourite month for weddings is June with its warm, long days and as it’s the start of summer in Italy, it offers a great buzz both in daytime and at night.


Why Italy?

Getting married in Italy is the essence of romanticism, everything from art, style, food, amazing landscapes, gentle weather and local traditions combined with La Dolce Vita makes Italy the perfect setting. If couples are keen to wander, Italy offers amazing opportunities to visit nearby vineyards, art cities, theatre shows, boats trips or a day outing for all of the guests. Irish Weddings in Italy know food, wine, trends, fashion, music, legalities, logistics and everything pretty. Italian by birth, Irish by nature, they help bring together both countries to create a wedding that is a true reflection of you.

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