In the beginning there was Linda Christian and Tyrone Power, newlyweds in Rome in 1949 in the Santa Francesca Romana Church. These two actors were the trailblazers, and now, for many foreigners, to get married in Italy became a romantic dream to realize.
The most imitated? The wedding between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who tied the knot in 2006 in the Odelscalchi Castle in Bracciano. Woodie Allen and Soon-Yi chose Venice, Sofia Coppola the Basilicata region, and Salento for Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel.
In 2012 more than six thousand foreign couples consecrated their union in Italy, generating a business of 315 million euro.
The requests arrive mostly from the United States and Russia, but the Arabic clientele is on the increase. To attract future brides and grooms principally there are cultural treasures, culinary wealth from our Country and, naturally, the romantic landscapes and historic estates.