Palazzo Avino: a Magical Wedding Venue

October 20, 2022

One of Italy's most gorgeous areas is the Amalfi Coast, which boasts exceptional natural beauty and a rich historical past. In today’s modern times, this place is widely renowned for hosting lavish weddings with romantic settings and beautiful venues. There are several excellent venues in the area, from the stunning Augustus Gardens on Capri, the Pink Palace- Palazzo Avino to the Ravello Town Hall,  which offers outdoor ceremonies with a view of the Mediterranean. A romantic and unforgettable place to tie the knot. 

Why Choose Ravello for Your Wedding?

Scenic beauty, clinging cliffside roads, rugged terrain, and tiled picturesque towns make this place the most breathtaking stretch of shoreline in Italy and the best place to get married. And one of our favourite wedding venues is the Palazzo Avino in Ravello, and today we’re going to tell you why it’s the best place to get married in Italy.

The Amalfi Coast, considered Italy's best-kept secret, offers breathtaking vistas from every angle and provides equally beautiful scenic backgrounds for couples getting married in a luxurious setting.

With thousands of years of history, an enchanting mountaintop setting on Italy’s most beautiful coastline, and views that have captivated countless souls and artists and filled hearts with passion, the Palazzo Avino will capture your heart. But it's only the beginning of what you may discover in this little community.

There are still tales to be discovered along its medieval streets, garden cottages, and ancient stone walks. including your love story.

This enchanted setting is more than just what meets the eye. People are not only astounded as they approach the shoreline; it also offers more surprises once they get out of the car and begin their tour of the hotels, castles, cathedrals, museums, and other sights along the coast.

Breathtaking view from Palazzo Avino terrace

Ravello is likely the least visited of the hamlets that stare out onto the azure Meditteranean Sea. Yet it plays in a league of its own, perched 1,150 feet above sea level with stunning coastline vistas, and is an incredible place to get married in Italy. 

For couples looking to have a destination near the sea, Ravello is the most romantic and unforgettable location. It is situated just high and far enough away from the main tourist routes to feel more private and intimate. You should consider getting married here if you envision a spectacular affair at a magnificent palazzo or a garden wedding with some of the best panoramic ocean views in all of Italy.

You can tie the knot in one of the ancient and well-manicured gardens with the sun kissing your skin,  say “I Do” in a rustic Moorish palace, a historic castle, or the Palazzo Avino for an unforgettable romantic wedding. With a plentitude of indoor and outdoor settings for your wedding ceremony and reception, your wedding will be an event to remember.

Palazzo Avino

Rising from the majestic cliffs, tucked away on a medieval hilltop, 350 meters above the dazzling Mediterranean-the Palazzo Avino overlooks the coast's picturesque fishing villages. It was built in a former 12th-century private villa for an Italian noble family and opened as a hotel in 1997. It is a magnificent five-star deluxe hotel and one of the world's finest hotels with one-star Michelin cuisine.

The attention is drawn to this palace as you pass along the cobblestone street that borders the Giardini Principessa di Piemonte public garden because of its dazzling and distinctive pink colour. It is home to a five-star luxury hotel currently run by the Avino sisters, Mariella and Attilia.

The lovely location is situated in the south of Naples and offers breathtaking views of the sea from its vantage point on a cliffside. For its affluent tourists, the picturesque surroundings of the dazzling blue sea, an abundance of flowers, and pastel-painted cottages create a tranquil retreat from the hectic outside world. 

This multi-award-winning house has been elegantly renovated to the finest standards while keeping its evocative medieval and baroque elements. As a result, the hotel has received praise as one of the world's top hotels and has received global recognition for its dedication to providing the best hospitality and service.

Undoubtedly a majestic place to get married in Italy. 

The opulent Palazzo Avino, also referred to as the "Pink Palace" by locals, is perched high on a hillside overlooking terraced gardens that rise from the sea in Ravello. The hotel is the crown jewel of this majestic view. This old villa, which has stood on this site since the 12th century, boasts Italianate magnificence by the wine barrelful, with vaulted ceilings, polished-walnut furnishings, and ornate tiled flooring. 

One of the lounge rooms' enormous art deco-style stars, which pays homage to another glamorous era, is something we particularly admire. However, in Italy, living well isn't enough; you also need to eat well. And Rossellini's, the hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant, is undoubtedly one of the most romantic places to have dinner.

Wedding in an Italian Palazzo

A wedding in the Italian Palazzo is an unforgettable experience. From the lavish and historic decor to the impeccable service, your guests will be transported into another time. We can picture intimate wedding ceremonies in the gardens with the gorgeous backdrop of the sparkling sea. Receptions can be held on a terrace or around the pool, and yes! Even in the gardens. 

If you dream of getting married in Italy, let us help you bring your vision to life. Our exceptionally trained wedding planners love the Palazzo Avino, and styling your dream wedding will be an honour. 

The Treatment

All visitors are given a royal welcome at the Palazzo Avino, which was restored to its former splendour in 1997. While completely renovated and refurbished, it nonetheless maintains the authenticity of its past and gives visitors the chance to unwind and regenerate in a magnificently opulent environment.

The rooms are the stylish counterpoint to the genuine ambiance of the Palazzo. The aquamarine blue, coral red, and sand tones used throughout the rooms are inspired by the aquatic world beneath them. The rooms have curved beds and headboards set against slightly concave walls and are surrounded by unique lights that resemble pearls and seashells.

Once a private residence, the mansion is built around a Moorish-style courtyard with white lime-painted walls. It underwent renovations aimed at preserving its original, imposing architecture while valuing the eclectic style of the Amalfi coast.

The 33 guest rooms and 10 suites are tastefully designed with handmade pottery from the adjacent town of Vietri Sul Mare. Luxurious antique furniture from French and Italian artists of the 17th to 19th centuries and priceless carpets create a luxury oasis away from home. 

Undoubtedly, your wedding guests will feel pampered and elite while staying at the stunning Palazzo Avino. 

The Amenities

The palazzo's amenities include an infinity pool with views of the sea, a garden pool and solarium, a gym, and a spa with aromatherapy, Californian massages, and revitalizing treatments for the face and body.

Stepped gardens and several terraced areas, including one on the roof, provide exceptional views and lovely areas for taking photos. There is plenty to do while you stay here.

A Culinary Experience

A trip to the Amalfi coast wouldn't be complete without sampling some of its delectable cuisines.

Three dining options are available at the Palazzo Avino hotel: the casual Terrazza Belvedere, which serves seafood pasta and the famous Capresi dumplings; the Lobster & Martini bar, which offers 100 different martini variations; and the Michelin-starred Rossellini's, which serves dishes like Luna Caprese dumplings made of lemon bread and stuffed with Corbarino tomato.

With the exceptionally trained culinary team, your wedding guests will be WOW’d with delectable Italian cuisine fit for royalty. A food experience no one will forget. 

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Palazzo Avino entrance
Palazzo avino dressing room with reinassance style
an infinity pool with views of the mountains
seaside view
Breathtaking view from Palazzo Avino terrace
terrace pool with sea view

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