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CATHOLIC WEDDINGS IN ROME

Finalists at the Weddings online awards

A massive thank you to all our clients and followers who took the time to vote for Weddings in Rome.  We are delighted to announce that we have been successful and are now Finalists in the category for ‘Weddings Abroad Supplier of the Year.’ This commendation from the prestigious ‘Weddings online’ is a seal of…
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Vote For Weddings in Rome

So honoured and proud that Weddings in Rome has been nominated for an award from the very prestigious weddingsonline Ireland. So we need your help to move forward…. please take 30 seconds to vote for us at https://www.weddingsonlineawards.com/vote If you scroll to the very bottom, you will see ‘weddings abroad supplier of the year’ Click…
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Poems as part of the Mass

We love a good poem at a Wedding. In the link below there are lots of choices to suit you both to use either as a Post Communion Reflection or some may be better suited to the speeches; a bit too risky for the Church! Here is one of our favourites: On Marriage by Khalil…
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Piazza Navona

It is highly recommended that this is the place you come to for a spot of relaxation.  Buy a coffee or ice cream from a café table and watch the street performers and artists at their work.
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Pantheon

This magnificent structure was originally built in 27BC by Augustus’s general son in law, Marcus Agrippa. His name can still be clearly seen on the façade.  After the great fire of AD 80, the emperor Hadrian rebuilt this pagan temple. In the sixth century, Pope Boniface IV transformed this temple into a Christian Church. The…
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The Spanish Steps

Walk along Via Condotto to get the nest view of the popular meeting place for both locals and visitors and check out the designer shops while you are there! The beautiful Borgehese gardens are at the top of the Spanish Steps. Be sure to bring cold drinks and snacks as the little shop stands are…
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The Trevi Fountain

This baroque masterpiece is Rome’s most famous fountains and was immortalised in the film ‘La Dolce Vita.’ Tradition states that visitors should throw two coins over their shoulder into the fountain. The first coin ensures their return to the Eternal City and the second coin is for a personal wish.  This landmark is always very…
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Colosseum

This largest surviving ancient structure was built between AD72-80.  This great amphitheatre was the venue for the most spectacular and barbarous gladiatorial games. The ticket office is quite busy. To avoid the long queues, buy your ticket for the Colosseum online.  A guided tour is recommended.
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Vatican City

This ancient and most holy site is a must for travellers. For the most breath taking first view, walk down Via Conciliazione. Be sure to arrive early in the morning to have enough time to enjoy the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. When the tour is complete, stroll around St Peter’s Basilica and buy some…
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Useful Links

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Legal Requirements for Catholic Marriages in Rome

A) Religious Requirements: Four/ Six months before your Wedding you need to gather all of the relevant Church documents. Make an appointment with your Parish Priest to organise the following: 1. Pre- Nuptial Inquiry Forms (to be completed by your parish priest) 2. Baptismal Certificate (must be new, issued no earlier than six months before…
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Rome’s best kept Secret

This advice is only for the most adventurous and organised of people. It is not advisable for those who are uncomfortable in small places. The Vatican Excavation Office offers the Scavi tour underneath St Peter’s Basilica. This ongoing excavation and archaeological site is a must for those interested in the history of Rome. You will…
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The Weather in Rome

Rome maintains a mostly predicable climate in keeping with the seasonal changes. Between January and March the days are generally crisp and fine but there can be many rainy days. By Mid March the temperature is around 12 °C . From April the days are getting warmer and the nights are cool. Rome is still…
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Shopping and Eating

In the Eternal City it is quite possible to shop till you drop! There are many shops that now open all day from 9.30am to 8pm. Many more now open on Sunday, often from 11am to 1pm and 4pm to 7.30pm. August is holiday time in Rome and almost everything closes around Ferragosto on 15…
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Getting Around Rome

We would recommend travelling the old fashioned way; by foot! There is so much to take in that some sights are bound to be missed by taking public transport. Your hotel will provide you with an easy to read map with highlighted areas of interest. Then, get walking! If you would prefer a faster alternative,…
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Getting from the Airport to the City Centre

On arrival at Fiumicino you will be met by a Chauffer as outlined in your chosen Wedding Package. The driver will bring you directly to your hotel. This is a stress free option for bridal party as it can prove difficult to manage luggage to include Wedding Dress and suits etc. You may however wish…
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Arriving in Rome

Rome has two airports: Fiumicino (Leonardo Da Vinci) and Ciampino. Fiumicino is the largest of the two located around 22 miles (36km) south west of the city. This airport has traditionally been Rome’s gateway for travellers for the past four decades. Aer Lingus flies directly from Dublin. Ciampino Airport is a smaller airport about 10…
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