The cost of an Italian wedding is mainly impacted by the wedding venue in Italy you choose. :
See "VENUES" on the main site menu at top of each page
At the top of each venue's page, you will find links to the following costs:
Venues Costs - these include: reception meal prices, ceremony hosting fee if any
Venue Accommodation Costs - these include hotel room-rates, villa rental costs, etc
Services with Costs - these include - town-hall fees, services prices (flowers, photos, music, etc)
Note: All taxes and fees are included, except where explicitly stated.
Room Rebate for Weddings in Italy's Best Kept Secret
In a bid to increase tourism, the local tourist office in the Coast of Maratea & Cilento now provides incentives for foreign wedding ceremonies - making the cost among the lowest in Italy. SEE LIST OF PARTICIPATING VENUES BELOW.
If you and/or any of your guests book these numbers of rooms on this web site for a minimum of 3 nights each through Slow Dreams. See Notes for conditions
This amount will be subtracted from your last payment if requirements have been met
10 to 14 rooms
15 to 25 rooms
26 to 35 rooms
36 to 55 rooms
56 to 70 rooms
More than 70 rooms
Notes: Please read these following conditions carefully.
All bookings for one or more of the hotels or inns listed in this web site apply; e.g., if you and your guests book in five different hotels or inns which are listed on this site, we will count all rooms in all hotels. Rooms must be booked and paid through Slow Dreams in full for a minimum of 3 nights
Slow Dreams will use the room receipts it has collected from all relevant venues to obtain the subsidy.
The subsidy is applied the time of your last payment (that's typically when most room bookings have been confirmed and paid for)
Rooms can be booked and paid for by you or by your guests.
Offer not valid in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
Fees & Taxes NOT covered in our detailed costs in this site are:
Consulate Fees to Get Approval for Legal Weddings (NOT symbolic) - this must be paid direct to the consulates - typically these are 100 euros or so - but check with the consulte - see contact information at bottom of page.
" Room Tax" - these are paid directly to the hotel at check-out - in general,this is a few Euros per day/ per person.
Music Taxes - modern music and dancing are taxed (e.g., 2016 costs for DJ & sound system are € 345.00 & Live Music (Band) is € 247.66). Note: The Bride & Groom will have to apply for the permit & pay online to the Music Tax office in advance. Note: Classical music is NOT taxed. This site does provide instructions as to how to pay this tax.