Intimate Beach Wedding on Italy’s Adriatic Coast
Costs is always one of the most popular and hotly debated topics in our closed facebook group. With this in mind, we have created a section where couples planning their wedding abroad can see the real destination wedding cost breakdown from real couples.
J & D – Abruzz0, Italy
UK couple J & D, chose the picturesque seaside resort of Pineto as the destination for their wedding abroad. They spent nine days at Hotel Ambasciatori, where they celebrated with eight of their closest family and friends.
Pearls of Wisdom:
Don’t get side tracked on the little things remember what’s important is that it’s a marriage you are entering into not just a day.
Wedding Cost: £6,500 (including 9 days hotel stay) + Home Party
Location: Pineto, Abruzzo, Italy
Date: 24 May 2018
Number of Guests: 8 including 2 children
Ceremony Venue: Villa Fillani (Legal Civil Ceremony)
Reception Venue: Hotel Ambasciatori
Number of Days at Wedding Location Prior to Wedding: 4
Number of Days at Wedding Location: 9
Planning Method: Booked Venue Direct
Ceremony Venue: €300 (Euro)
Wedding Paperwork & Legal Fees: £250
Reception Venue Rental: Included in accommodation, see cost below
Wedding Cake: Included in catering
Photography: £900 – Jason Hale / Graham Harrison
Decor & Event Rentals: £100
Hair Stylist: £90
Transportation (Wedding Couple): £80
Transport & Accommodation
Accommodation: £2500 – If you would like to learn more about the Wedding Services provided by Hotel Ambasciatori, please use the form below as a quick and easy way to contact them.
Did you manage to stick to your budget? Yes
Did you spend more or less than you thought? More
What were you not willing to compromise on? Wedding Dress
Honeymoon & Home Party
Cost of Home Party: £2000 (not included in total cost)
The cost of getting married in Italy is always a hotly debated topic in our Closed Facebook Group, so we hope you found the breakdown of the cost of J & D’s beach wedding in Italy helpful. For further examples or what other couples spent on their wedding abroad see our real destination wedding cost breakdowns section.
Understanding wedding abroad costs in more detail
Get a better insight into what it costs to get married abroad and how to breakdown your budget.
Watch the conversation I had with Destination Wedding Planner Nadia Wood from Amulet Events. We look at how as a wedding planner how she approaches the question “what does it cost to get married abroad”, the elements of a wedding abroad that will typically be your biggest spend and the best ways to maximise your budget.