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Religious Ceremony Package

Religious ceremony package

Looking for a stress free Italian elopement package that delivers all the romance and magic of a classic Italian religious wedding and none of the paperwork? Our Religious Ceremony Package has been designed for you!

We know what a bore all the stressful legal paperwork required for a legally binding elopement is, especially if you just want to jump on a plane to Italy and tie the knot!

Our No Stress Elopement Package, allows you to do just that and, should you wish, get legally married in your country of origin prior to your dream Italian wedding.

This stress-free package bundles together everything we know couples want from a romantic Italian wedding. The package includes a beautiful religious ceremony in Cortona’s stunning cathedral, complete with hair and makeup for the bride, music, an exquisite wedding meal for two and many more special features. See below for a detailed breakdown of everything we’ve included.

We’re also more than happy to tailor the package upon request, just let us know if you have any requests or special requirements.


  • UNTIL APRIL 20TH and FROM MAY 18TH till JUNE 1ST 2019
  • FROM NOVEMBER 2ND 2019 till MARCH 21ST 2020

Total price of the Religious Ceremony Package – NO STRESS – is:

€ 4626

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(the price of the package is intended for 2, meaning €2313 per person.)The prices include the taxes (VAT 22%).This package is perfect for 2 persons. What’s more, it is the best solution for a small size party (8-12 people).
Any additional services that are not described or listed above are not included in the package.

Cathedral of Cortona

The venue fee is already included.

Please value this piece of information when confronting prices with other companies.

Description of the Protestant ceremony held at the Cathedral of Cortona (Our Pastor will contact you to create together your order of ceremony)

  • Prelude/Entrance – Enter the Church to string violinist classic music
  • Groom and witnesses waiting up front
  • Bride enters down the aisle
  • Then the bride and groom process to the chancel to sit together.
  • Violin music as prelude/entrance.
  • The bridal couple may process up the nave together to the chancel and may sit together.
  • Introduction
  • Lesson
  • God has created us to live in harmony with him and with each other. He has ordained that man and woman shall be one, and he has confirmed this fellowship by his blessing. Marriage is God’s generous gift. To live together as man and woman is to live in trust and love, to share joy and sorrow and to faithfully stand by each other until life ends.
  • Address
  • The Minister gives an address based on one of the lessons read under part or on another appropriate text from the Bible!
  • The Marriage Vows
  • Giving of Rings
  • Intercession
  • Music/Acts of Symbolism
  • The Blessing
  • Violin music.
  • The bride and groom leave the church together.

The wedding organization fee covers the following services

  • Total assistance with the organization of the private ceremony beforehand; all details will be agreed between you and your coordinator by e-mail
  • On request, personal vows or readings chosen by the couple
  • Ceremony text layout, which will be sent beforehand to the couple for their approval
  • Presence of an English speaking celebrant who will introduce and direct the ceremony, as well as read the selected passages from literature, while the wedding vows will be exchanged personally by the spouses
  • A gift for the couple: a parchment on Florentine painted paper reproducing the text of the ceremony
  • Unlimited possibilities to contact us through emails;
  • Unlimited number of phone calls from our office to your land phone number;
  • Meeting to double check the whole wedding organization point and a complete schedule of all your appointments;
  • Rehearsal on the morning of the day before the event in the venue of the ceremony;
  • Full assistance on the wedding day.

The interpreter for the official appointments

  • The ceremony will be conducted by an English speaking priest.

Lovely bouquet for the bride and button hall for the groom

  • Our florist can capture your idea about your ideal bouquet perfectly; trust their artistic skills and let them create for you the flowers you’ve dreamed about all your life. All our florists are both talented and also extremely helpful, flexible and friendly and even if you will require bridal bouquets that might seem unusual or peculiar they will capture your ideas perfectly and to quote what an ex bride said : “the flowers will turn out to be even better than what you have envisioned”.

Two witnesses

  • for the ceremony

Violin musician during the ceremony

  • Professional artist will play the most touching pieces at the topic moments of the ceremony.Please see his extended repertoire

Hair style and makeup for the bride at the best Salon in town

  • A great professional will make you the most beautiful bride of the world

3 hours photo coverage for the ceremony and photo tour

  • Photo tour:
  • in the medieval town of Cortona

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  • please visit this link to see the photos of some previous weddings we had in Cortona.
  • You will be receive the photos by “We transfer” within 15 days from the wedding day.
  • 3 hours of coverage.
  • All the shots of the day taken (unlimited pics) in high resolution (details file: size 30x20cm, 300dpi), optimized in post production and ready for the print.
  • Right to reprint them for private use. No watermarking.
  • Saving files in my archive for 1 year.
  • Travel and all the taxes included.

Wedding dinner in an exquisite restaurant for 2

Wedding menu

Aperitif to be served by the Restaurant Tonino and on the Terrace

  • A glass of Prosecco to toast
  • with mixed fried vegetables: pumpkins’ flowers, spelt croquette
  • Bon – Bon of hazelnut rice, Sage, Italian style Fries

Hot specialties served off the cuff

  • Flat bread with rocket
  • Tonino’s specialities of almonds, anchovies and cheese
  • Vegetables quiches
  • Croutons with porcini mushrooms
  • Mediterranean Croutons with Aubergines

Starter served seated

  • A small basket with grana cheese, vegetables and filangè of white meat dressed with bear fruit liquor
  • Sheep Milk Cheese Flan with Tuscan cheese fondue jug

First Courses (choice of two):

  • Yellow Flower Tags and Pigeon
  • Ravioli pasta filled with Sheep Milk Cheese
  • Tortelloni pasta filled with pistacchio nut
  • Thin Soup Noodles with “CINTA SENESE” race pork meat
  • Raviolini pasta with Treviso’s chicory
  • Smoked Pasta quills
  • Thicker and Hollow Spaghetti with farmer style ragout
  • Mexican-Sombrero shaped pasta with courgette and almonds
  • Stringoli pasta with mushrooms
  • Garlic pici in toasted bread
  • Buckwheat tags with “cherry” tomatoes and aubergines

One Main Course with a side order

  • Beef fillet with Wine or Wild Herbs or Balsamic Vinegar
  • Vegetarian course made by a basket with dressed salad, grilled vegetables and pecorino cheese served with marmalade
  • Vegetarian course made by a basket with dressed salad, grilled vegetables and vegetables flan.
  • A small basket with dressed salad or Grilled Mixed Vegetables (tomatoes, aubergines, Porcini Mushrooms and peppers)


  • Wedding cake to choose among the ones we propose you (Millefoglie or sponge cake covered with confectioner’s sugar, cream or fruits)

Wine Cellar…

  • Aperitif: “Valdobbiadene” VALDO Prosecco
  • Red Wine: MONTEPULCIANO “Dei”
  • Desert Wine: MOSCATO “Volpi”
  • Coffee

Complimentary to the Spouses from Romantic Italian Weddings

1 box with a selection of 3 Wine Bottles Tuscan production, produced in our Farm Estate as our Wedding Gift, will be delivered you to your hotel, (the box includes)

  • 1 Red wine
  • 1 White wine
  • 1 Prosecco
  • 5 kg of Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced by our farm estate


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