Irele Events

Elopement and Small Wedding in Sicily

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elopement small wedding in Sicily

When you decide to get married in Sicily, a thousand thoughts rush in your head, especially if you are dreaming of an elopement or a small wedding in Sicily.

Where will I start? Where will I get married exactly?

Maybe you have never visited Sicily, or maybe your family is from a small town in Sicily but you have visited it only once. 

So you try to organise something, because you think “Organising an elopement or a small wedding in Sicily will be easy”. So you look for a venue, ask for a quote, but they never answer or they barely speak English. And if this is the beginning, you can imagine the rest! Here, the fear that something will go wrong that day begins!

So, imagine a scenario where you are calm because with your wedding planners Irene and Eleonora you have worked for a year towards this day, everything has been planned in detail and neither you nor your family members are stressed. In a whole year you have never felt the necessity to get on a plane and check if everything was going okay. 

Our experience on the job has led us to avoid the problems known to those in the sector (but not to the spouses), to relieve you of last minute anxieties and above all to find compromises between suppliers, spouses and guests’ expectations. We mainly work with couples who want to enjoy their wedding day with a small number of friends and relatives. In fact, our specialities are elopement wedding in Sicily and Venice, and small wedding in Sicily (up to 100 guests).

elopement small wedding in Sicily
Ph: Carla Pagano - WP: Irele Events

Why should you organise an elopement or a small wedding in Sicily?

First of all: Sicily is biggest region in Italy and offers lots of options for weddings. Countrysides, seaside, mountain (yes!), baroque villas, art and history…

Ok, but why an elopement or a small wedding in Sicily? To be honest, our experience speaks: when you have too many people to invite everything gets more complicated.  

But you know who will really matter that day? You and your partner.  No tables to be arranged for hundreds of people, no hotels for your guests, no stress because everybody needs help in a new country with a different language… Just you and your beloved one. And if you care a lot, also a small group of family and friends. 

In our experience, the most beautiful weddings have been: a small wedding in Sicily with 40 guests and an elopement wedding in Sicily only with our lovely couple.

If you’re looking for something cozy and really emotional, you just need to click the orange button! 

elopement small wedding in Sicily

Where do we start?

1. Project and Budget

2. Site inspections and suppliers

3. Design and Planning

4. Coordination

Discover our Method and see how we can help you organising your elopement or small wedding in Sicily.

elopement small wedding in Sicily

Just some love stories...

Anastasiia & Filipe

December 7th, 2023 - Palermo, Sicily

Suddenly, like like a love at first sight. This is how Anastasiia’s request arrived in October ’23. She had written to us from Vancouver to organise her symbolic elopement wedding in Palermo. After a month and a half of intense preparations and videocalls with a very uncomfortable time zone, our beautiful spouses have arrived in Palermo. And the best was yet to come…

Simone & Flavia

July 13th, 2023 - Terrasini, Sicily

Simone and Flavia are a very sweet couple who live and work in Piedmont, northern Italy, but have Sicilian origins: he’s from Palermo and she’s from Castelvetrano.

Our paths crossed in the most beautiful way: their friends, Antonino and Marta, had married in 2021 and had entrusted us with the wedding stationery, but also, knowing our planning services, had mentioned our name. So they helped their friends who live far away and were struggling to complete the organization of their wedding remotely!

And this is how our journey together began, which led us, between one unexpected event and another, to the beautiful day of their wedding…

Carmelo & Letizia

May 26th, 2023 - Palermo, Sicily

Organizing Carmelo and Letizia’s wedding was not only a splendid journey into the refinement of Palermo, but above all it was a tiptoe entry into their beautiful family.

We can say that their children also participated: little Claudio, born in October 2021, came with us to the meetings with the florist, and Giorgia, the eldest, also participated in the wedding day with enormous enthusiasm.

We celebrated family in the purest sense, but we also faced enormous difficulties, such as the catering truck breaking down on the highway…

Matthew & Meaghan

September 2nd, 2022 - Segesta, Sicily

Meaghan arrived from Canada to rediscover her family’s origins, together with her husband Matthew, also of Italian origin.

The journey they traveled together meant that their wedding was a union between Canada and Italy, delicately mixing the different traditions.

For their guests, both Italian and Canadian, it was 3 days of celebration and fun…

Giovanni & Irene

March 12th, 2022 - Venice, Italy

After 9 years together, but far away, Irene and Giovanni decided to get married in his region, giving life to an unconventional but absolutely elegant wedding.

Among the notes of Etta James and Louis Armstrong, their guests were also able to enjoy not only a fairytale wedding, but also 2 days as tourists in Venice…

Rosa & Fernando

July 14th, 2022 - Cefalù, Sicily

Combining Italian and Mexican traditions might seem simple, but it’s not at all when the groom decides not to bring any of his customs!

And so Rosa and Fernando’s wedding had a distinct Sicilian flavour, in the splendid setting provided by the city of Cefalù, where Rosa’s parents had also married years earlier.

The time zone difference did not stop our 360° organization, thus making the wedding magical for the spouses, their guests and for us too…

Vincenzo & Edyta

June 17th, 2022 - Bagheria, Sicily

A love story born in London between an Italian boy and a Polish girl. Sober, elegant and lovers of beauty.

Our spouses decided to rely on us to coordinate their wedding day and make sure that their decisions were implemented, especially their request for confidentiality.

Their wedding was the emblem of the elegance of the most authentic Sicily, set between the Cappella Palatina in Palermo and Villa Palagonia in Bagheria.

It was also an unexpected wedding for us: although we could only communicate with the bride in English and in no way with her family, a special bond was created between us…

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Ph: Carla Pagano
elopement small wedding in Sicily
Ph: Carla Pagano

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