Just like “ordinary” people, celebrities are not immune to Italy’s charms. Many celebrities have held beautifully captivating dream weddings in Italy.
Leona Lewis & Dennis Jauch July 2019
Italy is often a popular destination for international couples, it’s a fantastic alternative having to make the difficult choice between which of their home nations to tie the knot in (or blowing the bank and having two weddings!)
Popular UK singer Leona Lewis and her German born beau Dennis Jauch said “I do” in front of 170 of their closest family and friends in il Palagio, the beautiful Tuscan villa owned by Sting and his wife Trudy. Il Palagio is located in the rolling hills just south of Florence.
If you’ve always dreamt of getting hitched under the Tuscan sun, check out this past article!
Jessica Chastain & Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo June 2017
Celebrated actress Jessica Chastain tied the knot with her long term boyfriend Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo in his hometown of Carbonera, In the Veneto region of Northern Italy.
The big event itself was held in the gorgeous Villa Tiepolo in front of a star studded cast of Hollywood legends, including Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt.
Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo, Lake Maggiore, Aug 2015
A Royal wedding on the beautiful Lake Maggiore, a real fairy tale.
One week after getting married in a civil ceremony at Monaco’s Pink Palace, Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo said “I do” for a second time in Italy. The aristocratic couple hosted a second wedding – this time a religious ceremony – at a castle owned by the bride’s hugely wealthy family on the shores of Italy’s Lake Maggiore.
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin, Venice, Sep 2014
George Clooney’s lavish wedding, which lasted for four days in the beautiful city ofVenice, included pool-side cocktail parties, dinners in five-star hotels and a lavish wedding reception on the Grand Canal. Overall costs were an estimated 10 million euros.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Perugia, Sep 2014
A Symbolic wedding for the 2 grooms who got married in the beautiful city of Perugia in a private wedding surrounded by their close friends and family. The couple celebrated their wedding with their cute twins. A beautiful family indeed!
Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Sep 2013
This celebrity super-couple chose to get married in the very place they had first fallen in love, Villa Pizzo on breathtaking Lake Como. The wedding was a truly lavish affair, with Chrissy donning not one, not two, but THREE extravagant Vera Wang gowns.
If you would like to plan your own spectacular Lakeside wedding, you can find some top tips in this past article
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Forte di Belvedere, Florence, May 2014
After a series of pre wedding parties in Paris, the couple exchanged vows, watched by over 600 guests. According to rumours, the wedding cost over $12 million!
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, Savelletri di Fasano, Puglia Oct 2012
The couple said “I do” in the beautiful 5* Borgo Egnazio near Brindisi in Puglia in front of approximately 80 friends and family. Everyone said that the couple looked just perfect! The wedding was celebrated with a beautiful intimate ceremony.
Sofia Coppola and Thomas Mars Aug 2011
The rock star and the Hollywood princess — a match made in heaven. The pair got married in the Palazzo Margherita in the small town of Bernalda in Basilicata in the south of Italy. The town has a special significance to Sofia as her great-grandparents and grandparents were born and raised there, and her father had spent much time renovating and restoring significant buildings and areas of the town.
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, Lake Como, July 2010
The beautiful English actress Emily Blunt and American actor John Krasinski tied the knot in a private ceremony in Lake Como. Guests gathered at their friend George Clooney’s waterside Italian estate.
Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault, Venice, April 2009
The couple had a low key civil ceremony in Paris followed by a lavish wedding in Venice at the prestigious La Fenice Opera House. The pair celebrated their wedding in true Venetian tradition with a masquerade style dinner in the beautiful Punta Della Dogana. The celebration happened before their glamorous guest list including Bono and Penelope Cruz. It is said that the couple spent $3.5 Million.
Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin, Italian Riviera, June 2008
Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin, Italian Riviera, June 2008Football star Wayne Rooney married his childhood sweetheart Coleen McLoughlin in 2008. The main ceremony took place in Villa Durazzo, part of the stunning 16th Century Castello Brown, which boasts panoramic views over the Italian Riviera; while the reception was held in La Cervara, a 700-year-old former abbey. The overall cost: £ 5Million.
Giuliana Depandi and Bill Rancic, Capri, Sep 2007
Giuliana Depandi and Bill Rancic, Capri, Sep 2007 E! star Giuliana Depandi and her charming husband, tied the knot in a traditional way in the beautiful church of Santa Sofia in Capri. The reception took place at the Grand Hotel Quisisana, one of the most beautiful hotels in Italy overlooking the breath taking sea.
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, Castello Odelscaschi,Rome Nov. 2006
Even though the pair are no longer together, this is a wedding to remember. The lavish ceremony took place in the majestic medieval castle, Castello Odelscalchi near Rome. The couple entertained famous guests coming from all over the world.
Who is going to be the next couple on the list? I can’t wait to see
Have any of these weddings inspired your big day?