The Wedding for the Snow Lovers: Val Gardena

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The Wedding for the Snow Lovers: Val Gardena

The Unusual Elopement: A Snow Wedding in the Italian Alps

When the big day ultimately comes, there’s nothing that beats saying “I do” on a peak covered in snow. As a wedding planner, I do suggest couples – who love winter sports,  to opt for a different wedding.

If you choose to have a destination wedding, the Italian Alps are very popular. It’s definetely funnier getting down the  slopes, than having the traditional wedding. Guests as well, might find it more enjoyable.

(image courtesy of Franco Lanfredi on Unsplash)

As a wedding planner in London I advise couples to keep in mind few things. If they really want to marry in the Italian Mountains, they should really consider three main aspects.

First of all choose a location also suitable for the no-skiers. You should also aim to choose an hotel easy to reach (you really don’t want to drive too long in the snow). Furthermore the resort should have  great facilities expecially  for those guests bringing along their children.

One of the best spots is the well known Val Gardena, a lovely valley in the Dolomites, North of Italy. The closest airport is Bolzano or Innsbruck in Austria.

This great resort is best known for its winter sports, rock climbing, and woodcarving.

As a matter of fact Gherdëina is the home of the Saslong Standard, a males’s International downhill race that has been held nearly annually since 1969.

The woodcarving market, on the other hand, has actually grown internationally: local artisan’s sculptures works have been commissioned by Catholic Churches all over the world.

Having a wedding on the snow it’s a lot of fun, but both you and your guests need to love low temperatures and be happy to dress informally for what otherwise is seen as the occasion to dress up.

Nevetrheless, you will have the unforgettable experience of losing up in front of a warm fireplace, sipping hot chocolate or mulled wine and

By | 2018-05-09T13:10:37+00:00 February 1st, 2018|PARTY & EVENTS PLANNING|0 Comments

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