Q: When is the best time of year to get married in Italy?
A: Weddings in Italy can be celebrated all year round. The best months are May, June and September. July and August can be quite hot (above 30°C). In April and October the weather is still pleasant but occasional showers might occur.
Q: When should I start planning my wedding in Italy?
A: It is advisable to start planning your wedding in Italy 12 month in advance in order to secure the date. It is however possible to book a wedding up to 3 months in advance but only a small selection of venues and locations will be available.
Q: How long do we have to be in Italy before the wedding?
A: It depends on the type of ceremony. For civil and religious wedding. groom and bride are usually required to arrive from 1 to 3 days prior to the wedding. If you have chosen a symbolic wedding you can even arrive the day before the wedding. Your wedding planner will inform you when you will have to arrive in Italy.
Q. Can we have friends or family as witnesses?
A: Yes, as long as they are over 18. If you are coming alone Exclusive weddings will provide local witnesses.
Q: Is the civil wedding ceremony performed in Italy recognized in other countries?
A: Yes. You will be supplied with a multilingual wedding certificate which is recognized in the rest of the world. In some countries, a registration of this document may be required.
Q: Who will perform the civil ceremony?
A: The local mayor or his/her substitute
Q: Can we have an outdoor civil wedding?
A: The civil ceremony lasts about 15-25 minutes.
Q: Is the wedding ceremony in Italian?
A: Civil weddings are performed in Italian with an English translator. Religious ceremonies can be in Italian, English or other languages depending on availability. Symbolic ceremonies can be performed in any language.
Q: Is a legally binding Catholic wedding performed in Italy recognized in other countries?
A: Yes. Roman Catholic legally binding wedding are recognized in the rest of the world.
Q: Can we have an outdoor Catholic Ceremony?
A: No catholic ceremonies must be performed inside churches or private chapels
Q: Can I have a Catholic wedding, if I am divorced?
A: No, unless your previous marriage has been officially annulled by the Catholic Church
Q: What kind of payments do you accept?
A: We accept bank transfer or credit card payments
Q: When do I have to pay?
A: We usually charge a deposit upon booking. The balance payment is divided in two instalments.
Q: Do you provide a contract?
A: Yes. We do provide a legal contract with all the terms and conditions
Q: Once I have signed the contract, may I add extra services?
A: Yes. You may ask for further services even after you have signed the contract.