Positano wedding GUIDE

Positano Wedding

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE PLANNING A Positano wedding

My name is Lukas, I am an elopement and wedding photographer. I created this wedding guide for all of you to give you a jumpstart when planning your Positano wedding.

Positano is an iconic and spectacular strip of coastline for a destination wedding and offers you turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea on one side and dramatic cliffs of the Lattari Mountains on the other side.

This wedding guide gives you a brief overview of everything you need to know if you have never been there. Scroll down and learn all you need to know about your future Positano wedding.

WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO

GET MARRIED IN POSIANO?

Couple Standing at a Positano Wedding Venue

There are many reasons why Positano should be one of your top locations on your list for your destination wedding.

Positano is an iconic village on the Amalfi Coast that gives you spectacular views of the crystalline waters off the cost, you can admire dramatic cliffs and enjoy the romantic “la dolce vita” atmosphere of the vertical town.

The small town is perfect for a destination wedding: You can see all its sights easily in half a day! Small local shops, colorful houses tumbling down the cliffside, ancient watchtowers and the small pier in Positano will make you fall in love with this magical place.

If you are looking for a unique “la dolce vita” feeling on your wedding day, then Positano might be just the right choice for you.

THE BEST WEDDING VENUES IN Positano

Villa Oliviero is a stunning luxury clifftop villa that will blow your mind. The villa features a number of rooms and terraces overlooking the sea and is perfect for up to 150 guests.

You can have a civil ceremony on the Red terrace, enjoy your dinner and cake cutting on the White or Green terrace and celebrate your wedding at the Red terrace or next to the pool.

The host of the venue even organizes all legal aspects of your wedding for civil ceremonies in the villa or religious ceremonies in the nearby church Santa Maria Assunta.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Villa Oliviero

Luxury Clifftop Villa

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Villa Magia is a magical wedding venue featuring a sweeping terrace that overlooks the rooftops of Positano and the Mediterranean Sea.

As the sun sets, the twinkling lights of the town and the stars will enchant you and your guests even more.

The venue offers personalized menus with international and Mediterranean dishes.

The oldest part of the villa is from the 18th century and was originally a watchtower.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Villa Magia Positano

Boutique Resort

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Villa San Giacomo was built in 1741 and is today one of the best landmark homes in Positano.

The historic villa has been renovated completely and offers wedding couples and their guests a unique and elegant home for an unforgettable wedding day.

The property features frescoed halls, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen and 12 double rooms with a bathroom.

Villa San Giacomo sits on the highest point of Positano, which gives you stunning views above the sea and lots of privacy on your special day.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Villa San Giacomo

Luxury Villa

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Villa Treville is a 5-star villa complex that gives you a truly unique wedding experience. Exchange vows next to Mediterranean vegetation, trees, flower, pines and cacti.

Enjoy lots of serenity and tranquility of the elegant designed setting while overlooking Positano and the Mediterranean Sea. The luxury hotel sits cliffside ride next to the Mediterranean Sea.

If you value intimacy and discretion on your wedding day, then this breathtaking hotel is a perfect choice for you.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Villa Treville

5-star hotel villa complex

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If you are looking for a typical Amalfi-style atmosphere, traditional décor, local artwork and Vietri ceramic floors, then Villa Merope might be your perfect Positano wedding venue.

The three-floor villa features traditional interiors, private parking, and a spectacular 2,200 square foot panoramic terrace next to the swimming pool.

This location guarantees you picture-perfect views of the Mediterranean Sea. This wedding venue is perfect for elopements and will leave your guests speechless.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Villa Merope

Luxury home

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Palazzo Murat is a beautiful wedding venue with a shaded garden that enchants with its Mediterranean scents of citrus. This magical place sits right in the center of Positano and offers a courtyard, a garden and a terrace with a breathtaking view.

The location of the property is perfect for taking your wedding pictures as pebble beach is just a few minutes away. The hotel itself offers you picturesque backdrops as well, such as the old well in the center of the courtyard, the view of the sea from the private garden and the multi-colored houses of Positano.

You can have dinner with up to 60 guests at the Palazzo Murat.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Palazzo Murat

Hotel with a lush garden

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Villa Franca is an exclusive and stylish hilltop retreat that is perfect for a glamour elopement. Enjoy picturesque views of Positano and the Mediterranean Sea while staying at an extraordinary estate with authentic Italian elegance.

The hotel offers a rooftop terrace that gives you a 360-degree view and is perfect for small celebrations with up to 35 people.

You can also have a slightly bigger celebration with up to 40 guests at the Incanto Lounge that features a large balcony.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Villa Franca Hotel

Stylish hilltop retreat

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Villa dei Fisici is a historical estate from the 18th century and combines contemporary comfort with historical charm.

This venue features a lush garden with a pool and an endless terrace for unforgettable celebrations.

The terrace is a perfect wedding location and gives you stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

If you love luxury, history and art, then this unique venue will make your dreams come true.

POSITANO WEDDING VENUE

Villa dei Fisici

Luxury Villa

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Couple leaving a church in Positano after their wedding

What do you need to get married in POSItano?

GETTING MARRIED IN POSITANO, Italy can be a bit tricky, but is is definitifely worth the effort!

There is no legal residency requirement for a wedding, but you have to make sure you collect the following documents:

You better start collecting all of these things now!

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BOTH OF YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATES

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PREVIOUS MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES AND DECREE ABSOLUTE

TRANSLATED AND AUTHENTICATED DEATH CERTIFICATES OF PREVIOUS SPOUSE (IF APPLICABLE)

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Copy of identity documents of the couple, their two witnesses, and the interpreter

BOTH YOU AND YOUR FIANCÉ HAVE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT the CONSULATE AND FILL OUT THE NULLA OSTA FORM

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AFTERWARDS: TAKE THE WEDDING CERTIFICATE BACK TO THE PREFETTURA TO MAKE IT LEGAL IN your country

And the most important thing that you need, would be a photographer that captures the beauty of your Positano Wedding.

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WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO GET MARRIED IN POSItANO?

Wedding Couple after their ceremony in Positano Italy

Summer

THE BEST TIME for warm WEATHER

Positano is known for its hot and dry summers. Luckily, sea breezes make hot temperatures enjoyable. Temperatures can climb up to 32°C, but usually cool down to around 19°C during the night.

If you love sunny and warm weather, then you should definitively choose a summer wedding in Positano. Rain showers are usually rare during this season and are quite welcome as they cool down the summer heat for a couple of hours.

Couple walking to their Elopement spot at the Amalfi Coast

Winter

THe best time for good RAtes

Winter in Positano is usually quite cold with temperatures as cool as 13°C during the day. It is rare that temperatures are freezing and the rainy season usually last throughout the whole winter.

We recommend planning a wedding during the end of January because of the vivid yellow flowers of blooming mimosa. The winter months are usually not that busy, that´s why you can get good booking rates.

Wedding Couple walking in the rain in Positano Italy

SPRING & AUTUMN

the best time for moderate weather

If you are having trouble with hot weather during summer, then you should consider planning your wedding in Positano during early autumn or late spring.

Autumn in Positano is known for its mild weather and the water of the sea is still warm and perfect for swimming. The rainy season peaks in November, so make sure to book a venue with an indoor option.

Best wedding planners in Positano

Smiling Wedding Couple at their Positano Wedding

The Amalfi Experience

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The Amalfi Experience is a wedding planning company located in Amalfi, Italy. Jacquie, the founder of the company, loves to create a memorable experience for you in the real-life fairy tale village Positano. The Australian offers an enthusiastic team of bilingual staff with intricate knowledge of the area. The wedding planning company covers everything from the initial inquiry to the end of your stay in Positano and makes your destination wedding totally stress free.

How much does it cost to get married in POSItANO?

One of the most asked questions by couples that are planning their Wedding in POSIANO is the costs!

There really is no honest answer to that as it also depends on what your wedding should look like!

The right question should be how much you really want to spend to make your wedding unforgettable.

No matter what your answer is, you can make your wedding special.

Amalfi Soirée

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Amalfi Soirée is a wedding planning company that focuses on destination weddings on the Amalfi coast. They offer customizable planning, designing and coordination services for intimate elopements, 4-day weddings and everything in between. The team also offers floral design services that are usually natural, lush and garden- themed.

Incanto Wedding in Italy

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Cristina and her team from Incanto Wedding in Italy love working with foreign couples and make the planning process from abroad a stress-free experience. They love to assist you in your destination wedding plans by coordinating everything from A to Z. Incanto Wedding in Italy is experienced with civil weddings, religious weddings and elopements in the Amalfi Coast area.

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Lemons & Love

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Lemons & Love is a wedding planning agency by Monica and Angela and is known for its over 300 destination weddings across Italy. The team is experienced in catholic, symbolic and civil ceremonies and loves to work with international couples. They love helping you with all the paperwork and legal processes that come with planning a destination wedding abroad.

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