Weddings in Puglia
Your enchanting wedding location where olive orchards meet crystal sea waters, under the sun in the beautiful south.
Apulia, or simply "Puglia" as it is known by Italians, is one of the most naturally beautiful parts of Italy, a perfect mix of peaceful countryside and sea.
For couples that love charming locations with an off the beaten track feel, Puglia weddings are perfect. The laid back pace of life, the warm locals, fresh air and the beloved cuisine make Puglia an ideal location for lovers of effortless style. The region has become popular only in recent years with international visitors, for decades it has been a holiday reservation, kept secret and for themselves by the Northern Italians! It is the most authentic locations in Italy, relatively still untouched by tourism.
The region can be found in the "heel" of Italy's boot when looking at a map of Italy, it's narrow shape meaning it is surrounded by coastline of crystal clear waters. In between the coasts are the regions great olive groves that stretch for miles, traditional farmhouses and vineyards. Fruits and vegetables hang from the trees, changing colour and flavor with the seasons. Such idyllic settings are promised when choosing a wedding in Puglia and an Italian countryside wedding.
Between this wealth of country land are some of Italy's prettiest towns, each one with something different to offer. For coastal towns, the breathtakingly beautiful seaside towns of Polignano a Mare and Monopoli are among the most beautiful, picturesque and bursting with natural charm. The pretty white washed towns and facades are reminicent of Greece and the contrast against the regions bright bougainvillea against the white walls is an image that will stay with you forever.
Puglia beach wedding venues are extremely popular, on the sand or on the stunning rocky cliff edges, serving delicious seafood in private settings for your special guests.
Further inland, the Itria Valley is full of gorgeous towns full of character, such as the stunning cone-shaped rooftops of Alberobello and Locorotondo, not to mention the remarkable beauty of Ostuni, known as the "White City", the ideal place for a White Wedding in Puglia! In these areas we can find a wealth of locations such as ancient noble homes for a Puglia castle wedding or converted farmhouses. These farmhouse styles are known as a Masseria, all with a rustic but chic style, which are perfect Puglia wedding venues. Many have their own olive and citrus groves, pools, courtyards and accommodation, making them ideal for weddings in Italy, a holiday and of course honeymoon in Puglia following the festivities. Further south, Lecce, known as a "Little Florence", boasts stunning Baroque architecture and honey hued facades and miles upon miles of unspoilt coastlines. These luxury Italian wedding venues can be found across the region.
The cuisine in Puglia is one of the most important things in life to the locals, their recipes and techniques are passed down from generation to generation. Everything is lovingly handmade, seasonal and fresh, this is a must for these southern Italians! Their wines, such as the infamous Primitivo red for example, is a taste not to missed. Enjoying the food here is a heavenly experience and cooking classes are popular pre or post wedding activities here, taking home with you a piece of Puglia forever.
For the bride and groom who love natural beauty and the laidback, effortless southern Italian style, choose a Wedding in Puglia, you will never want to leave!