Declared UNESCO World Heritage site, Cinque Terre are one of the most popular destinations for weddings in Italy. With their wild nature and the beautiful turquoise sea of the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre are the ideal places for fantastic photo shoots. Not so many areas can combine all these natural elements and a so broad landscape!
The little towns of Cinque Terre are, in order: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore. Each of these is perfect to become the set of your most beautiful honeymoon or engagement photos. Imagine the small fishermen’s cottages which overhang the sea, the little narrow stone streets, the mountain on the back, which silently looks out the entire coast, on the background of your wedding portraits.
So many couples choose Cinque Terre for pre-wedding photo shoots.
Many visitors leave a piece of their hearts here as well. Between Riomaggiore and Manarola, there is the famous Love Street”, always chosen for wedding proposals and romantic strolls.
Be guided by an expert photographer to discover the best places to plan your Cinque Terre Wedding.
Here are some readings (plus beautiful pictures) you might enjoy:
Monterosso al Mare is the living contradiction of the Cinque Terre. By one side, the old town, made of ancient decadent walls and bougainvillaeas in bloom, so dear to newcomers hunting for history and folklore. On the other hand, the new modern part of the village, with a small stretch of beach lined with sun umbrellas, crowded with Italians. Among the five beautiful villages of the Cinque Terre, Monterosso al Mare is the most frequented […]
Surprising your loved one with a Cinque Terre wedding proposal! Kneel down in one of the most attractive and romantic destinations in the world, and you’ll get memories for a lifetime. Perched high on the impressive black cliffs of Liguria, Cinque Terre has an unbeatable charm. It’s always been a must-visit destination for couples looking for a romantic getaway. When you propose to the love of your life, everything should be how you want it […]
Besides being a lovely place where to spend a romantic getaway in Italy, the Four Seasons in Florence is the perfect venue for exciting weddings and elopements. For the first time, I had the privilege of telling through my lens a beautiful love story that’s just begun: that of this gorgeous couple and their Christmas wedding proposal. Christmas is, in fact, one of the most inspiring moments to be spent in Italy. The Four Seasons […]
The villages of the Cinque Terre are one of the most desired destinations by photographers around the globe. Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso are located on the coast of Liguria and overlook the Mediterranean Sea. The Cinque Terre are perched on dark cliffs, with the blue sea on one side and the green mountains on the other. The perfect place for any travel’s photographer. The Cinque Terre villages are connected to each other through […]
Sometimes I’d like to be a foreigner and spend my honeymoon in Italy. From this point of view, my clients are very lucky. Whether they’re American, Japanese or Latin, it is always a pleasure to look at them during the photo tours and as we stroll among the artistic, architectural and natural Italian wonders. Italy, thanks to the excellent climate and straightforward and relaxed lifestyle, is the ideal place for a fantastic honeymoon. The destinations […]
Among the many great wedding locations where to elope in Italy, Cinque Terre have to be mentioned among the most charming. Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso; these are the names of the villages. Couples who decide to celebrate a wedding in Cinque Terre will benefit not only from the turquoise, clear waters but also from the natural setting, where the untouched nature is interspersed with vineyards, olive groves, and orchards, creating a valuable relationship […]
The fabulous villages of the Cinque Terre are among the most exciting places to capture pre-wedding photos. Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Monterosso and Vernazza attract couples from every part of the world each year. Some of them decide to spend here a few days for relaxation, good food and hikes. But not only: some organise fabulous wedding proposals, others romantic elopements with their loved one. It’s not a secret that the Cinque Terre are among the […]
Taking wedding photos at the Cinque Terre is the aspiration of many photographers. The Cinque Terre are in fact one of the most visited tourist destinations in Italy. Undoubtedly the most requested by professional photographers and enthusiasts for a holiday in the Bel Paese. Well connected with the main Italian cities, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso are located above a strip of coast overlooking the Ligurian Riviera. These five villages are perched on the […]
Hey girls! Do you know the recurring dream you had when you were little girls? The one where you imagined getting married in a small church, perched on the rock of the blue sea, listening to the waves crashing on the cliffs? Well, you can stop dreaming and start seriously planning your Portovenere Wedding. This small town in Liguria offers everything you need to organize a fairytale wedding, which will leave excited your guests and friends […]
Italy is the number one destination for weddings abroad in the US and many other countries all over the world. Moreover, Italy is also one of the most beautiful places to visit for holidays and for romantic honeymoons with the love of your life. There are so many reasons to spend some time in this wonderful country! An engagement session might be another. Many couples got engaged here, and it’s nice to see photos of […]
Portofino has always been one of the most desired wedding locations in Italy. Not surprisingly, hundreds of couples from all around the world choose this village in Liguria for their wedding ceremony and reception. The wedding photographers, at least once in their life, would like to photograph a marriage there. For me, the opportunity came with Shaun and Sarah, and their Portofino wedding at the Hotel Splendido. But first things first! Portofino is the city […]
Among the millions of tourists who flock the Cinque Terre every year, a large part are couples in love who choose to celebrate their wedding here. The villages of the Riviera are among the most sought-after locations for weddings in the world, and a photographer could not be happier to work in such a lovely place. From distant Australia, these two lovers chose to elope to Cinque Terre to get married. A couple of friends […]
If you love Italy and the ocean, there’s nothing better than the Ligurian coast. Historical, spectacular multi-coloured villages, nestled between rocky outcrops and cliffs perched on the seashore; terraced hills where world-famous vineyards triumph. These are the Cinque Terre in Liguria: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. Planning an elopement or wedding proposal in Cinque Terre means choosing the most romantic place of Italy for the most significant moment of your lives. The Cinque Terre are one of […]
The only real and unique memory of a wedding are the photographs. Every detail, every emotion, every moment will be relived again and again through images that will accompany you forever. Over time, some memories in your mind will vanish, it’s inevitable. You will certainly remember the excitement and the joy, the most important moments, friends and families but maybe you might forget the colour of the ribbon used for the bouquet, for instance. I know […]
Liguria is just a name to define the best coastline of Italy, located in the extreme northwest, close to the border with France. Known for its villages overlooking the sea, it stretches from the coast of France to the north of Tuscany. Just a few places have such a great charm! Liguria is full of nature and colours and breathtaking views. It is worth walking through the narrow alleys where fishermen’s houses lie, go hiking in the mountains […]
If I say their names, Paola and Sergio, it’s easy to think that these are two Italian guys. But this lovely couple, who celebrated their Cinque Terre Wedding in Monterosso al Mare, is 100% English and lives in the most British city in the United Kingdom, that is London. But how is this possible, given that their last name is Italian? On a beautiful day in late June, we finally solved the mystery. The fathers […]
If I were to get married again, I would seriously consider Lerici as my wedding location. This stretch of the Ligurian coast is as beautiful as little known. Frequented mainly by locals, it is one of the loveliest areas where to celebrate a seaside celebration. The bride and the groom, from the cold Russia, have chosen Lerici among the many wedding locations of Liguria. In addition to the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, […]
Although getting married is one of the best experiences to make in life, the wedding proposal is the craziest, thrilling and most exciting thing a man absolutely must try. Trust me! Word of a photographer, who has collected an extended list of the best wedding proposal ideas Italy. In the traditional wedding proposal, the man kneels down before his girlfriend, shows her a ring inside a box and asks her: will you marry me? After […]
Are you dreaming a wedding in Italy, but you have a limited budget? I know how important the budget is when planning a destination wedding. Often the bride’s dreams are not cheap and fitting the budget sometimes looks impossible. Every bride wants a fairytale venue, a gorgeous dress, and an unforgettable ceremony. Moreover, if you wish to get married abroad, you must also consider the accommodations of all of your guests, so that you might go […]
The Church of San Pietro is nestled at the top of Portovenere, a lovely village on the coast of Italy. It overlooks the Gulf of La Spezia, also called the Gulf of Poets, in Liguria. San Pietro in Portovenere dates back to the year 1100! It was built on the ruins of a pagan temple dedicated to Venus (from which the town takes its name). It’s made of white and black marble, on top of a […]