Symbolic Wedding in the Cinque Terre

Symbolic Wedding in the Cinque Terre

In case you are already civilly married or if you still have to do all the papers and you run short of time we suggest you to have the formal civil rite in your own country, just the couple and the witnesses, and then we can make a wonderful Symbolic Rite here in Italy with less stress, uncertainties and your guests wouldn’t have anyway the feeling that this won’t be the real wedding
After so many wedding celebtated here, we can tell you that this is absolutely the best (and also less expensive) way to have a memorable destination wedding!
Cinque Terre Riviera will take care COMPLIMENTARY of all ceremony set up.
 
OUR SYMBOLIC WEDDING PACKAGES
 
IN VERNAZZA 
Vernazza is the most famous of the five villages. The one that will guarantee a fairy tale touch to your wedding in the Italian Riviera.

Symbolic rite could take place on a private big Terrace overlooking the sea or in the private sea view garden of our exclusive property “Muin a Ventu” (it depends on how many guests are there).

Rite Table and chairs could be set there. Flowers, local herbs or lemons could be perfect decorations.

We have lots of ideas to suggest you for making this moment even more special…let’s talk about it together!!!

After rite, Prosecco toast and aperitif drinks. Time for guests for relaxing and for couple to take pictures.

Once ceremony is over, usually couple strolls along the typical paths of the village, passing by the typical colorful houses, taking fantastic pictures and videos, and getting the “benediga blessing”, which works as follows couple enters one of the first floor apartments of the village and throws big quantities of candies and wrapped of confetti on the people watching from the street below. All the people waits for the sweets and as a sign of gratitude they bless the couple and wish them all the best for their future life together.

Cinque Terre Riviera staff will take care of the organization of this precious moment for living the magic moment “like a local”.

Wedding Reception

OFFER #1  – 50 to 200 GUESTS
Cinque Terre Riviera suggestion for medium up to large wedding parties is Al Castello restaurant. It lies in a fantastic area of the village, right below the medieval tower portrayed in all Vernazza pictures

First act: after wedding rite, Aperitif Drink on the romantic terrace perched on the rocks behind the restaurant hall

Second Act: seated dinner

OFFER #2 – 100 GUESTS MAXIMUM

Cinque Terre Riviera suggestion is Belforte and Gambero Rosso restaurants

Belforte and Gambero Rosso are both in the most beautiful part of the village and, belonging to same company, they offer the possibility of splitting your reception into two parts, offering great views and amusement to guests

First act: after wedding rite, Aperitif Drink at Il Belforte terrace, with enchanting sea view on the Monterosso, Vernazza village and the Cinque Terre coastline for its vineyards perched on the rocks plunging into the waters

Second act: seated dinner at Il Gambero Rosso 

RIOMAGGIORE 

Riomaggiore is the most colorful of the five villages. It has a lovely marina and it’s houses, all perched on the cliff, embraced by terraced vineyards give the visitors the feeling of living still in the past, surrounded by fishermen’s echoes and sea smells.

Symbolic rite could take place on top of the restaurant, where there’s a terrace belonging to Pie de Ma, right at the beginning of the Via dell’Amore (Lover’s Path) or on restaurant covered terrace below; exchanging vows in this place would add more romance to your event.

Rite Table and chairs could be set there. Flowers, herbs or lemons could be a perfect decoration on the table and you could have all guests sign and leave a wishing message there.

We have lots of ideas to suggest you for making this moment even more special…let’s talk about it together!!!

After rite, Prosecco toast and aperitif drinks. Time for guests for relaxing and for couple to take pictures. Once ceremony is over, usually couple strolls along the typical paths of the village, passing by the typical colorful houses, taking fantastic pictures and videos, saluted by villagers and tourists.

Typical canteen and house doors and old fisherman boats will give photographers great hints for taking memorable pictures.

Couple walks towards Via dell’Amore and midway on the Lovers’ Path hangs a padlock on the path railing as sign of their chained love.
Cinque Terre Riviera staff will take care of the organization of this precious moment for living the magic moment ‘like a local’.

Wedding Reception

Cinque Terre Riviera suggestion is A Pie de Ma Wine Bar and Gourmet Restaurant
It lies right at the beginning of Via dell’Amore (Lovers’Path) and it offers its guests breathtaking and enchanting views on the Cinque Terre waters and coastline.

Dinner (seating or standing depending on number of guests). Seated dinner can be served for a maximum of 80 people.

Fish or meat menus (or mixed in case of different guests tastes) can be served.