Wedding in Pantelleria, when nuptials go on holiday
The magic of a yes in front of a flaming sunset, the blow of the sea breeze through the hair, the beauty of a unique natural scenery is so unique that you won’t need anything else: getting married in Pantelleria is a dream that can come true and that can be very well organized for bride and groom and their guests.
WEDDING IN PANTELLERIA: MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE IT ON THE ISLAND
There are many reasons to think about the island as the perfect destination to get married: first of all, the climate, that thanks to a very long summer and a mild spring and autumn, make Pantelleria the ideal location to get married almost during the whole year, with (almost) guaranteed wonderful days without rain. Religious or civil ceremonies, you just have to choose a location to celebrate it: in the first case, there’s the mother church at Pantelleria city center, then San Gaetano church in Scauri or the churches of Sant’Antonio Abate, Sant’Anna or the mystical Sanctuary of Madonna della Martingana, you can actually get married in every corner of the island; in the case of a civil wedding, the Barbican Castle is the official location designated by the Municipality, but you might also celebrate a symbolic ceremony wherever in Pantelleria.
THE MAGIC OF CELEBRATING A WEDDING IN A DAMMUSO
Just immagine the bride walking softly through the walkways and the dry walls, with the capers and the olive trees, all set in a magnificent Mediterranean landscape of the gardens of the dammuso: this is enough to understand why getting married in Pantelleria can be a unique experience. Even for those who are sceptic about it: apart from having the possibility to rent more than one dammuso for the wedding, Pantelleria can be reached with the direct flights connecting the island with many Italian cities, giving the opportunity to family and friends to participate at the event but also to spend a holiday on the island.
TIPS TO ORGANISE A WEDDING IN PANTELLERIA
Getting married in Pantelleria gives naturally a unique feeling, thanks to the stunning views and landscapes that characterize the island and that can be emphasized with rural-chic decorations and Mediterranean atmosphere, with bougainvillea ornaments or citrus fruit leaves, with capers flowers to decorate the bouquet or even the exotic furniture, all lit by suggestive flares and candles.
Even the menu has pantescan flavors, giving preference to local products and dishes, from the appetizers to the main courses to the desserts, with different styles and that tell us about Pantelleria though their flavors and perfumes, all accompanied by the taste of the zibbibbo wine and the Moscato of Pantelleria. Dulcis in fundo, just imagine to dance until dawn under a starry sky and maybe even beside a pool: then after the wedding, what a better place than the dammuso to spend the honeymoon? Nothing else to say: getting married and Pantelleria are two perfect matches.