Lourdes and Thomas’ wonderful wedding day adventure encompassed Marmorata, Ravello and Maiori – three stunning Amalfi Coast settings.
The couple prepared for their wedding day at the Villa Scarpariello Relais – a historic tower built in 1533 as part of the coastal fortifications of the Dukedom of Amalfi – sits on the cliffside in the pretty little hamlet of Marmorata di Ravello.
Lourdes and Thomas were married in a Catholic wedding ceremony in the pretty little church of Santa Maria a Gradillo in the centre of Ravello. This very simple but beautifukl church was built during the 11th Century and features elements of the local architectural style of the period. In Medieval times, Santa Maria a Gradillo was the local parish church.
Lourdes and Thomas exited the church after their cermeony to be showered with flower petals and grains of rice by their guests.
The couple took the opportunity to capture photographs alone together in the streets and main square in Ravello, before joining their guests for the wedding reception. Lourdes and Thomas travelled to their reception venue in wonderful style, in a vintage cabriolet Beetle.
Lourdes and Thomas’ wedding reception was held at the Torre Normanna, a restaurant in the seaside town of Maiori. The Torre Normanna is an fabulously unique venue, being the Amalfi Coast’s oldest and largest Norman watchtower, built in the second half of the 13th Century.
Guests sampled delicious aperitifs on the tower’s rooftop terrace while enjoying the breathtaking panoramic views the venue offers across the Amalfi coastline and the Mediterranean sea.
Dinner was served on the restaurant’s lower sea-view terrace before guests returned to the rooftop terrace for the cutting of the wedding cake and a fabulous fireworks display. The sky was a light with colour as guests relaxed and enjoyed a slice of cake and the the wonderful atmosphereof the Amalfi coastline by night.