With its 150 canals, 400 bridges and magnificent 16th- 17th-century palaces with enormous stained glass windows rising along the Grand Canal, it is no surprise that Venice is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Gloriously romantic in spring, triumphant in summer, noble in autumn and seductive in winter, it is the ideal setting for a symbolic wedding ceremony or a reconfirmation year round.
Symbolic wedding ceremonies can take place in the sumptuous palaces facing the Grand Canal or other hidden water canals. Their enticing beauty, typified by the Byzantine architecture, attest to the city's historic role as a great Eastern trader. The entire Mediterranean flowed through the Venetian Republic, adorning the city in the splendours that illuminate it today. They provide settings with unequalled elegance for a special symbolic wedding in Venice: magnificent halls with precious furniture, Murano glass chandeliers, oriental influences,..
Venice is the city of water and stone, but it can surprise you with its hidden gardens that open to the visitor like enchanting realms beyond the thick walls of the palaces guarding the home and the precious exotic plant varieties brought with the spices from the distant orient. We can organize your symbolic ceremony in one of Venice secret gardens for an intimate and magical experience.
Imagine saying "I do" while a gondolier is rowing you around breathtaking Venice in an authentic Gondola. As you board the gondola for your symbolic wedding in Venice, your boat will glide along the serene secluded canals passing under small bridges; shimmering reflections of ancient palaces and surrounding beauty is mirrored on the water. After the ceremony, you will sip champagne and toast the special bond that was just created. Weddings in Venice on a gondola in the most romantic and mysterious city of the world is like a dream come true.
If your dream is a beach wedding here you can find the place where you can make it happen. Only twenty minutes by water-bus from St. Marks is the beach in Lido, one of the world's most renowned sandbar in the Venetian lagoon, perfect for those wishing a romantic beach symbolic wedding in Venice. For many years a succession of Doges made their way out to the shallow waters of the Lido to celebrate the Ceremony of Venice's marriage to the sea by dropping a ring into the waters. Here is also where the world know Film Festival takes place every year in September, gathering VIPs and stars from over the world!
Some of the most famous luxury hotels and resorts are located in Lido and in the other islands of the Venetian Lagoon. They provide beautiful settings for a Symbolic Ceremony, either in their lush Italian gardens, or the at the pool side or indoor in one of their elegant halls, to be followed by a cocktail and reception.