La Tonnara di Scopello, Sicily
Have your evening DJ or band transform La Tonnara di Scopello’s cave to a nightclub, opening right up onto the beach. Now that’s a cool wedding vibe.
What's So Special about La Tonnara di Scopello?
Nestled in it’s very own private bay, La Tonnara di Scopello is located in Palermo, Sicily and is perched overlooking the gulf of Castellammare. Originally conceived as an ancient fishing village, now turned museum, discover the history that makes this place a unique testimony to the tradition of tuna fishing. There are 14 housing units set on the grounds, all surrounded by beautiful gardens and rustic courtyards.
With capacity for up to 250 guests seated and numerous ceremony locations to choose from, La Tonnara Di Scopello affords you the flexibility to customise your wedding day…/weekend/week down to a T. A
La Tonnara di Scopello is the perfect destination wedding venue for the uber-cool couple who want to get away from the daily grind to celebrate their wedding with a bit of understated style. La Tonnara di Scopello oozes historic charm but lends itself perfectly to a simplistic and stylish decor.
Nearest Airports: Tonnara di Scopello is conveniently located about 20+ minutes away from Trapani and Palmero’s Falcone-Borsellino airports.
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A pre-wedding hike to calm the nerves? If that’s your jam (no judgement, we’re casual stroll kinda folks) you’ll love Zingaro nature reserve located nearby.
Approximately 3 hours
Italian – French and English are also widely spoken and understood.
Italy has plenty of public transport, from the trains to the metro in cities like Milan. The roads (and Italian drivers) are notoriously terrifying for foreigners so it’s often better to take a taxi than hire a car.
Each town in Italy has its own patron saint and shuts down to celebrate the saint’s day each year (e.g. Rome is Sts. Peter and Paul, June 29th). Alongside Christmas and Easter, the other big religious festivals are Epiphany (6th January) and All Saints Day (1st November). All of Italy celebrates Labour Day (1st May) and also Liberation Day (April 25th).
Good Time to Go
Late April - Mid October
good to know
June is recognised as the month of Juno, the Roman Goddess of Marriage.
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