Wedding Blog

Wedding Blog ultima modifica: 2018-07-30T18:53:00+00:00 da Domenico Cannetti

What is SIAE tax? SIAE is the Italian organization which collects the tax due for the use of works of artists and musicians protected by copyright, and redistributes it to the rightful owners and their publishers. The cost of this tax depends on the type of location, number of guests and  type of entertainment (it means if your reception is with dancing or not) . Normally for a wedding a SIAE permit costs from 150 to 350 Euros.If you have a DJ or a live band or recorded music through the...

Paperwork for UK citizens who are getting married in Italy. Once you decide to get married in Italy, you will need to be informed about paperwork if you choose to have a legally-binding wedding .This is the Procedure when both parties are British nationals and both are residents in the United Kingdom. Important note: Wedding couples cannot start the documentation process more than 6 months before the wedding date, or 3 months if they are residents in Scotland.Important note: under Italian law, a woman who has been divorced or widowed and wishes...

One of the things that makes Italians so proud of their heritage is the diverse variety of their food! Every region in Italy has its own specialities, and thanks to its local ingredients, the Italian Riviera offer a variety of choices. For your wedding in Italy, why not take inspiration from these Italian Riviera products, and create unique party favours or souvenirs for your guests, who will certainly appreciate this sweet touch! Your guests are so important, as they will make the long journey to  be with you on your big...

A top destination wedding venue. A special destination wedding venue in the Italian Riviera in the Gulf of Poets.  I wanted to write about a specific top destination wedding venue in the Italian Riviera, a place I fell in love with, a Relais & Spa luxury Hotel in the beautiful and popular Gulf of Poets.Open from March to November, and situated nera La Spezia, this is a very inspiring place, silent and relaxing. It is an ideal venue if you are looking for privacy and peace, surrounded by lavish vegetation.The venue is...

The Italian Riviera for your Destination Wedding Choose to have your destination wedding in the Italian Riviera, where you will fall in love with one of the most traditionally beautiful places in Italy.    1)    Variety of Landscape The Italian Riviera, which we call Liguria, is a very coveted region of Italy, for its many intriguing spots and variety of landscapes. It is divided into 2 parts: the western part is called Riviera di Ponente (from Genoa to France), with its magnificent villages and beautiful beaches in Finale Ligure and Pietra Ligure and the...

Guest activities on Lake Como Now that you have decided to  get married in Lake Como and have organized the initial details, you have to look for activities for you and your guests! Here’ s list of my tips! Guest activities, Scenic villages you have to visit: 1)      Most important of all is, Como city with its historic center, the spectacular Duomo cathedral  of 15th century, the piazza full of cafès, “gelaterie”, and shops. I would recommend a lovely walk along the lake finishing atl Villa Olmo and its beautiful park. From Como city...

Paperwork for USA citizens to get married in Italy: Once you decide to get married in Italy, you will need to be informed about paperwork if you choose to have a legally-binding wedding .Please consult the Italian consulate website for USA Citizens:https://it.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/marriage/ Here is a summary of the documents you must have in order to begin the process: -          Valid U.S passport-          Original Birth Certificate or a certified copy-          If you had a previous marriage the evidence that it has finished (divorce or annulment decree, death certificate of the former spouse, etc.). Please...

I’d like to recommend 3 top wedding venues that have become very popular where you can have your legally- binding ceremony (civil ceremony) on the shores of Lake Como.The following three wedding venues are among the top destinations to have a civil ceremony:3 Top Wedding Venues in Lake Como for your civil ceremony. 1) AN ENCHATING VILLA WITH BEAUTIFUL BOTANIC GARDENS The villa is property of the Town Hall and considered “The place from Heaven” is situated in Tremezzo and faces the peninsula of Bellagio. This venue is submerged in 70,000 square meters...

7 Top Wedding Venues to get married in Lake Como Now that you decided to tie the knot abroad you will only have to choose your top wedding venue! If you wish to have a very top Wedding Venue, Lake Como is your place. In the last few years, it has become very famous thanks to George Clooney and lot of VIPs that often come to relax. Lake Como is the right combination between exclusivity and tradition, with all its little villages on the cliffs that make the landscape so picturesque, and...

What is an Italian wedding like? 10 + 1 unique Italian wedding customs ! I think it would be interesting for you to read something about marriages in Italy, and about our unique wedding customs. Below you can find a list of our traditions, which you may be surprised to find are similar to other weddings abroad:1         Confetti: have you ever had sugared almonds ? They are a fundamental part of our Italian wedding tradition; they just have to be there! Of course, there are some basic rules that you need to...