It’s not a surprise that many couples choose Italy as their wedding destination. If you and your husband-to-be are planning to have a Catholic Wedding Ceremony in Italy as well, our gorgeous Coast offers a broad variety of timeless charming Churches located in breathtaking sites where the Italian artistic heritage blends with the beauty of the Mediterranean cliff & blue waters. From intimate and ancient Chapels to majestic Cathedrals the choice is really wide! Well, I’ll show you a selection of the three most ancient and impressive Churches of the Amalfi Coast if you’d love to celebrate your religious rite in one of the most romantic wedding destinations of the world.
The Cathedral of Ravello
The Cathedral of Ravello is one of the most ancient Catholic Church of our Coast, built in 1086, takes the main square of the town overlooking the entire cliff. Since that time, it has undergone various makeovers, in the 12th and 17th centuries, and again totally restored in 1973. By the way, the interior preserves its authentic ancient charm with a wide central nave and two aisles artistically decorated with valuable gold mosaics. Moreover, the ancient columns, the marbles, the century bronze door, treasures from Roman times and paintings by southern Renaissance artists are surely worth a look. And…if you’re planning an elegant and romantic wedding this Church with its incomparable beauty will provide the perfect setting creating a mesmerizing effect all around you!
The Amalfi Cathedral
Also known as the historical Duomo of St. Andrews, is doubtless one of the most impressive Church of Italy. The Duomo rises in the main square of Amalfi, at the end of an imposing staircase composed of sixty-two steps leading to the doors. Also this one has been renewed several times adding romanesque, byzantine, gothic, and baroque elements. It’s structure includes four small towers adorned with arches and covered with majolica tiles. An extraordinary place to keep your wedding vows forever just in the heart of the Amalfi Coast!
The Church of Santa Maria Maddalena in Atrani
The Collegiate was built in 1274 on the ruins of a medieval fortress on the initiative of the inhabitants of Atrani to thank the Saint, who released them from a handful of sailors. Nowadays, the Church has definite architectural characteristics, such as the dome of majolica and an elegant bell-tower of the 16th century. It’s the best site for an afternoon wedding, on the ringing of the church bells there will be a wonderful sunset waiting for you and your guests!
To sum up, these are just some of the wonders of this corner of land, several other exist. No country in the world can compete with the choice of venues that Italy boasts for a religious ceremony. Thus, I’ll stand by you, in every step, towards the choice of your #destinationlove. You just have to say “Yes, I do!”.