March 6, 2020
Why choose Le Marche for your destination wedding

Location is one of the most important parts of a memorable, unique, and enjoyable wedding.

Destination weddings have become increasingly popular over recent years, and account for almost a quarter of the 2 million annually registered weddings. There is no country more romantic than Italy which is now one of the most popular destinations especially for those looking to celebrate in style,. The Le Marche region of Italy is becoming increasingly popular both for tourism and as a wedding venue.

Image credit: The Best of Le Marche
Image credit: The Best of Le Marche

Le Marche is in central Italy, with hilly landscapes against the backdrop of the Apennine mountains and boasts sandy beaches on the Adriatic Sea. The summer in Italy is long, sunny, and abundantly lush, giving optimum weather nearly all year-round.

Valleys, hills, mountains, lakes, forests, coastline, and of course, picturesque and magnificent cities, towns and villages are everywhere in the region, all making great backdrops and photo opportunities so that you can remember one of the most special days of your life.

Image Credit: The Guardian. Featuring Numana, Ancona,
Image Credit: The Guardian. Featuring Numana, Ancona,

Le Marche also has a long tradition and history of wine production with 15 DOC and 4 DOCG areas (the highest possible quality of Italian wine) in its 60,000 hectares of vineyards.  Casa Sant’Elia has its own vineyard for guests to enjoy in its own private grounds.

Food and cooking are very important in Le Marche with traditional recipes unique to the region.

Le Marche offers a truly exclusive and unique experience being very much an undiscovered area. There are another 19 regions in Italy, but Le Marche is said to be one of the most beautiful and romantic. Unlike Tuscany, it has less tourists and it is far more authentic. Le Marche is generally cheaper and less crowded with many hidden gems and stunning countryside. The region offers a variety of different wedding venues where it is possible to have an intimate ceremony, accommodating every style, reflecting different personalities, and allowing for every budget, while making your day unique. Casa Sant’Elia offers a romantic location for an intimate wedding amongst its olive groves and vineyard.


If you choose Le Marche as your destination wedding, you can expect to experience the real and authentic Italy, without crowds of tourists and at reasonable prices.

To enquire about a wedding at Casa Sant’ Elia please get in touch.

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