Getting Married in Sorrento

All you need to know to organize your destination wedding in Sorrento

Getting Married in Sorrento

Is there anything more romantic than a destination wedding in Sorrento, Italy? Each year, more and more couples from across the globe choose to get married in Sorrento!

Most couples who are not Italian but plan to wed in Sorrento use the services of a professional wedding planner, but if your is a simple and intimate affair, you can choose to organize your celebration by yourself.

Ceremony Venues

Here are all the venues couples can choose from to hold their wedding ceremony:

Religious Wedding Ceremonies in Sorrento, Italy

In the Castellammare-Sorrento diocese, only residents can celebrate a Catholic religious ceremony; exceptions can be made by the Archbishop only in cases in which either the bride or groom is an Italian citizen.

We suggest you take a look at this information page (in Italian only), where you can find all the details regarding the rules surrounding Catholic wedding ceremonies in Sorrento.

The most beautiful churches Sorrento for celebrating a Catholic wedding are:

  • Cathedral of Santi Filippo e Giacomo
  • Basilica of San'Antonino
  • Church of San Francesco

Civil Wedding Ceremonies in Sorrento, Italy

The city of Sorrento allows civil wedding ceremonies to be performed in a number of beautiful venues:

  • The Cloister of San Francesco: this cloister dating from 1300 is the most romantic and charming in all of Sorrento, and must be booked well ahead of time.
  • Museo Correale: one of the halls of the Museo Correale di Terranova, now a museum but originally an aristocratic residence, is used to celebrate weddings. This is a wonderful venue for a fall or winter wedding.

Fee for a Civil Wedding Ceremony in Sorrento, Italy

This is an updated price list for celebrating a wedding in Sorrento:

  • EUR 600 for weddings celebrated Monday, Wednesday, or Friday morning, or any time Tuesday and Thursday;
  • EUR 800 for weddings celebrated Monday, Wednesday, or Friday afternoon;
  • EUR 1,000 for weddings celebrated any time Saturday.

The fees apply also for symbolic ceremonies.

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Necessary Documents for a Civil Wedding in Sorrento, Italy

  • Italian citizens: valid ID
  • Foreign citizens: valid passport, authorization (Nulla Osta al Matrimonio) granted by the consulate or embassy of your home country in Italy, specifying: full name, place and date of birth, mother and father, residence, citizenship, and marital status.

The signature on the Nulla Osta must be notarized at the local Prefettura, with exception made for citizens of Hague Convention countries (5/10/1961)

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Convenient Guest Parking


If you are looking for a convenient place to park for your guests, Sorrento Parking is ideal. Located just steps from the main Piazza Tasso, this guarded parking garage is easy walking distance to any venue in the center of Sorrento and the Saint Francesco Cloister. Sorrento Parking offers a shuttle service for the church/hotel and luxury car rentals. Request a no-obligation estimate with your dates and request.
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Recommended Experiences and Tours

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Departure from Amalfi, Positano, Sorrento, Conca dei Marini, Praiano

A unique way to savor the Amalfi Coast
Breathtaking photo ops during the drive
Hotel pickup and drop-off available

Fiat 500

From € 300 Per car | Max 2 passengers

Duration 2 hours 2 hours

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Departure from Sorrento, Massa Lubrense, Piano di Sorrento

A tour by vintage Fiat500
Photo stops along the route
Perfect for couples or newlyweds!

Fiat 500

From € 250 Per car | Max 2 passengers

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

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Departure from Naples, Sorrento

An all'inclusive package
Unforgettable views
A romantic surprise

Luxury sedan or van

From € 630 Per couple

Duration 8 hours

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Departure from Capri, Sorrento, Massa Lubrense

Choose your departure port
Three-hour private tour
Prosecco and music on board

Acquamarina 9 - San Francesco and other options...

From € 520 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 3 hours

Free cancellation

Departure from Sorrento

A romantic photo tour by vintage Fiat 500
Photo stops of the sunset behind Capri
Aperitif at sunset with view

Fiat 500 Sunset Tour

From € 400 Per car | Max 2 passengers

Duration 2 hours 2 hours

Free cancellation

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Bike tours on the Sorrentine Peninsula and Amalfi Coast

Bike tours of Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast with expert guides, bikes and equipment included, and transfers to and from your hotel.

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