Wedding venues in Puglia

Finding your perfect Wedding Venue in Puglia is not an easy task. Especially if you planning your wedding from abroad. There are so many choices of locations and each one offers some different ones and each and every one is unique in itself. In this guide, I will give some recommendations as well as some things to consider.

You can also have a look at this beautiful intimate wedding I shot in Puglia, at the Masseria Moroseta and find some inspiration for your own celebration!

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The beauty of Puglia

Congratulations on wanting to get married in Puglia ! It is a place full of charm and history that is a great choice for your wedding.

Puglia is a region located in the southern part of Italy, is becoming a popular wedding destination for couples from all over the world. Known for its stunning landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and historic architecture, Puglia offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity making it an ideal location for a dream wedding.

Additionally, the local cuisine has a lot of variety to offer, including incredible fresh seafood and fish and some great choices of meat as well as a variety of vegetarian dishes. It is well known for its typical fresh pastas, the orecchiette and the strascinati.

Furthermore, the region of Puglia has a rich history dating back to ancient times, with influences from the Greeks, Romans, and Normans. The region is home to various historically rich sites, such as the famous town of Matera, Ostuni and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alberobello.

They are some incredible Wedding Venues in Puglia with unique looks and endless possibilities.

IMPORTANCE OF CHOOSING THE RIGHT WEDDING VENUE in Puglia

One of the most important decisions couples need to make when planning their wedding in Puglia is choosing the right wedding venue. The right venue can set the tone for the entire wedding and make it an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. With so many beautiful wedding venues in Puglia, it can be overwhelming to make the right choice.

There are many different things that you can think of when choosing the right venue for you such as :

  • Does it offer accommodations ?
  • Can we and our guest easily access it ?
  • Are there any close by places to take our couples photos ?

Best Time of Year to Get Married in Puglia

Puglia has a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. The best time to get married in Puglia is during the shoulder seasons of spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November). During these months, the weather is mild and sunny, and there are fewer crowds. We recommend you choosing these times of the year if you are not a big fan a hot days.

Summer (July to August) is the peak season in Puglia, and it can be very hot and crowded. However, it is also the most popular time to get married in Puglia because of the warm weather and longer days.

For some venues and other vendors, rates can be higher for the peak season.

Your wedding venue will be a significant cost in the overall wedding budget. Many different components determine the cost of a wedding venue.

The cost depends on the time of the year you plan on getting married, the popularity and reputation of the venue, its size, and on the number of guests that will be present.

You'll find venues that will charge you 6000€ for exclusive use and 2 nights and other ones that are more in the high-end and luxury range can cost 25'000€ and beyond.

Masseria Venues

Most often found in Puglia, Masserias are fortified farmhouses located in the center of agricultural estates built in the 16th to 18th centuries. Many have now been renovated and become boutique hotels, Bnbs, and wedding venues. Visiting one makes you feel like you are in a very special place filled with history.

Furthermore, many Masserias offer their own rustic and local food as well as cooking classes.

Near Ostuni, it's the mother of different villas located nearby. Its the perfect place if you are wanting a soulful celebration. Check out this intimate wedding we shot at one of their Villa, Villa Cardo.

Located between Brindisi and Bari, this Masseria has 24 rooms available and is surrounded by 24 acres of olive groves, citrus and almond trees, and many other plants.

Very well known for its red architecture, this Masseria is in Monopoli, has a capacity of up to 160 guests and can accommodate up to 30 people.

If you fell in love with the architecture of the UNESCO village of Alberobello, this wedding venue is the perfect pick for you. Its architecture reflects the one of the famous village with its very unique and traditional roofs. Its 25 rooms will delight all of your guests for a unique stay.

With a deep sense of hospitality and care for the Apulian traditions, this Masseria built in the 1800s answers the high standards of relaxation. Its beautiful interior and garden give you great options for an outdoor wedding ceremony and also an interior reception.

If you are looking for a full immersion in the Apulian culture and its nature, look no further.

Its gorgeous traditional architecture is perfectly framed by Bougainvillea, lemon trees, and prickly pears. Your guests will find their joy with the 19 rooms available and by visiting the nearby city of Ostuni.

This Masseria is undoubtedly known for its outdoor wedding celebrations in front of its chapel doors. This is a great place if you want a typical Puglian style in your wedding pictures. Furthermore, its garden gives a very nice setting for your wedding reception.

For the ones dreaming of a wedding venue in the middle of the Puglian wilderness and a rustic yet modern touch, this one is for you! The olive groves and the vineyards are the perfect places for your portrait session with your wedding photographer. Located near the historical city of Manduria, it makes a great place to plan some cultural visits for your wedding guests.

With a feeling of pureness and elegance, this wedding venue is worth the cover of a magazine. This Masseria will welcome you with beautiful prickly pears at the entrance, framing its typical Puglian architecture. Its location makes it very easy for daily trips to visit the region of Puglia.

Villa & Castles

This castle located in the heart of Salento will make you fall in love with its luxurious flora and gardens. Its unique look will give your wedding photos such a beautiful background. You get to be surrounded by 3000 olive trees and 200 acres of vineyards!

Imagine having your own little Apulian village for you and your wedding guests! Here, you get to experience the local hospitality and culture in its truest form. It offers a stunning view for you wedding ceremony, a spa and 63 rooms where your loved ones can stay at.

Having your wedding at this wedding venue will make it unique. Tenuta Tresca is famous for its century-old oak grove, lush and full of charm. This is a great choice for a rustic Italian wedding in the middle of the Apulian wilderness.

If you are looking to have a wedding with an intimate feel, La Residenza is a great choice for you. Its fabulous Apulian architecture and majestic flora will bring you the biggest joy for your wedding day.

This beautiful villa is located in Solento, the southern region of Puglia, and has so much to offer! Its beautiful gardens and traditional architecture will immerse you in the Apulian culture. It is also very well known for its excellent local cuisine.

Located between Bari and Brindisi, this castle has a very unique feel that will give your wedding day a unique atmosphere. Not only is it a great option for an outdoor wedding, but it also has a beautiful interior in case it rains. Here, you can have you wedding in a beautiful garden, right in front of a unique looking castle.

Here, your can have your wedding in a beautiful courtyard, surrounded by majestic ancient architecture from the XV century. It has 18 rooms available and isn't far from the Brindisi airport, making it an easy process for you and your wedding guests.

Perfectly mixing the Apulian culture with an intimate vibe, this wedding venue is super cute. Its local architecture and surrounding nature of olive tress is the perfect place for beautiful wedding portraits reflecting the local beauty.

A palace that carries a strong historical look with the comfort of our age. Getting married at Palazzo Daniele will bring you back in time and give you a unique experience. This place will make you feel like time stopped and give you a strong sense of peace. Its incredible hospitality philosophy will provide an unforgettable experience.

NEXT STEPS

We recommend you make a list of all of your favorite venues from the list above and ask them about their availabilities. Their open date will determine when your wedding will take place. Since Puglia is a famous place for destination weddings, some venues might already be fully booked for the next two years. Keep in mind that you can also get married on a week day and that it might be easier that way to find a date that suites you.

NOW WHAT?

After booking your venue, the photographer is the next big thing to look for ! They also get booked up pretty fast. We'd be very happy to get in touch with you and chat !

In the meantime, you can have a look at this wedding we shot in Puglia as well as this one who took place in the South of France.

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