Highlights of a Wedding in Sicily:
- Gregarious hospitality.
- Amazing food, sweets and iced desserts.
- Breathtaking ocean view panoramas and a warm micro climate all year long.
Airports nearby: Catania (for Taormina) is approximately 30 minutes away.
Best time to get married in Sicily: Year round - Taormina enjoys a warm microclimate all year round,
Sicily has seen the rise and fall of many civilizations and cultures; the Greeks, Romans, Moors and Spanish have all passed by as have the Vikings! Visitors to Sicily will experience the amazing variety of art and architecture left behind by each civilization, reflected in the stunning monuments, churches, ancient temples and palaces found everywhere. Your Sicily wedding will be surrounded by the incredible beauty of these great cultures. The nearby islands of Pantelleria and Lipari, and the Ionian Coast are some of the other unforgettable places you should visit during your stay in Sicily.
Wherever you may go the sea is nearby, olive groves and vineyards cover the hills, the air is richly scented with the perfume of exotic flowers, and orange and lemon groves. The medieval town of Taormina hangs over a cliff and is indisputably one of Sicily’s gems and our favorite choice for a Sicilian wedding.
Taormina has been praised for its beauty in ancient Greek literature and more recently by great writers and poets such as D.H.Lawrence and Geothe who were among its most famous devotees. The vistas and panoramas of Taormina are breathtaking and you should take the time to explore the hiking paths that encircle the towns. Baroque churches are on every corner and it is possible to celebrate a Catholic wedding in Sicily at one of the more famous churches nearby.
Sicilian cuisine and wine is superb - it is true that it is hard to eat badly in Sicily. The people of this island are justifiably proud of their cuisine and very hospitable. A wedding reception in Taormina, Sicily will take advantage of the abundance of the sea; the freshest seafood is found here. Pasta and vegetables are prepared to perfection and the wines are outstanding. Lastly, Sicily’s fame in preparing sweets and desserts is legendary and you can be sure that your wedding cake will taste as delectable as it looks!
Your Distinctive Italy Weddings team will present you with many options for your wedding in Sicily in a variety of budgets. If you dream of a castle wedding in Sicily you can celebrate your event in one of the islands magnificent castles or luxury palaces.