Italy has so many beautiful spots in which to have your perfect wedding day but if you are looking for that extra special charm, then boroughs are what you are looking for.
Boroughs are “frazioni” of a village, a sort of subsection which was usually built before or after the village or “paese”. They can be very picturesque, complete with small streets winding up and down hills and houses with the typical tiled roofs that give that overall romantic Italian look. It really would add that extra touch of class to your wedding day!
Here is a list of the most beautiful Italian boroughs:
1. Gradara in Pesaro and Urbino
in centre Italy, is the cute medieval borough with charming castle, one of the beste preserved in the whole country.
2. Sperlinga in Enna
, is a borough about 750 m above the sea level, dominated by a large medieval castle from the Norman times.
3. Neive in Cuneo
is a borough in the province of Cuneo
near Turin. It's just so beautiful and characteristic.
4. Cutigliano in Pistoia
, is a charming borough built around the VIII century AD, Not to be missed!
5. Sorano in Grosseto
in the province of Grosseto
in Tuscany, is an ancient medieval boroughmade of tuff stone
. Very picturesque indeed!
6. Dozza in Bologna
in the province of Bologna
, is a borough known for its painted wall festival, which takes place every two years. Quite unique!
7. Bevagna in Perugia
in the province of Perugia
, is a very beautiful borough originally an Etrusco-Oscan settlement which became a Roman Mnicipium
in the 80-90BC
8. Canale di Tenno in Trento
Canale di Tenno
is a medieval borough on the hill overlooking lake Garda
. It looks like something straight out of a fairy-tale!
9. Montalbano Elicona in Messina
is the province of Messina
, with it;s beautiful castle built in the 1233 byt the emperor Federico II is just a gem!
10. Ostuni in Brindisi
in the province of Brindisi
, is a borough built by the Greeks, Destroyed during the Punic Wars
, it is now also known as "the white city" for the houses coloured entirely in white to reflect the sun and keep the town cool.
11. Sperlonga in Latina
is a borough located close to Rome, overlooking the sea. The name comes from the Roman "Spelunca" (Latin for cave or grotto) as it wsa known for the grotto on the coast, after which it was named.
12. Castelsardo in Sassari
is a lovely little town on the seaside that woulf make your wedding day very unique.
13. Gerace in Calabria
in the province of Reggio Calabria
, is a really cute borough that stands on a hill formed of conglomerates of sea fossils formed over 60 million years ago.
14. Cefalu in Palermo
is just perfect for your wedding day, founded by the Greeks in 396 BC, this spot just has that special something!
15. Castelmezzano in Potenza
Castelmezzano is beautiful borough founded by the Greeks during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. It looks like it’s part of the rock as the whole borough is built into the mountains.
Did you ever consider the idea of getting married in one of these small towns? It would definitely make your wedding day very unique and memorable for you and your guests!