A Viterbo, Italy Destination Wedding | All-Inclusive Wedding Packages | Storytellers Events

I think many couples consider planning a destination wedding- how romantic would it be to travel to a beautiful location with your closest friends and family to celebrate your union for longer than just a day?  Ideal, right?  Until you begin to think about the logistics…and we get it- there are a lot of them.

Among these logistics, there is the concern for cost- cost for the couple and cost for their guests, AND how do we pull it off?  Isn’t it tough? Who can we trust at the location?

I had these same fears when I considered planning my own destination wedding.  Which is where we came up with the idea to alleviate both of these concerns AND take care of all of the logistics by creating destination wedding packages.

We have (or will) handle all of the details (yes, we work directly with the vendors abroad).  You know the price up front, the packages includes everything from the time you arrive to the destination through the wedding day, you have various options to customize the wedding to fit EXACTLY what you want- AND you are working with 1 planner through the entire process, who you can meet and communicate with in person.  Hopefully allowing you to gain the confidence and the trust that a destination wedding is doable, that it will be what you envisioned, and that it is within your price range!

The Viterbo, Italy wedding package is an authentic, intimate, Italian wedding experience that is NOT available anywhere due to our amazing contacts (including the mayor- how can you beat that?).  It truly is one of Italy’s best kept secrets and starting in Rome you can explore a new region of Italy.  What makes this location unique is that you can get married in a private vineyard, or a courtyard, or a trattoria, or a church…you choose!  AND, you get to work one-on-one with a Pulitzer prize winning photographer.  Can’t beat that ;)!

This basic package begins in Rome and takes you to Viterbo- it is a 5 day wedding week that includes (and is not limited to):

– A welcome cocktail

– Rehearsal and rehearsal dinner

– Ceremony (and it is possible to get married in the churches there- not so easy anywhere else in Italy)

– Reception venue

– Food and Drink

– Transportation for you and your guests (to and from Rome)

– 1/2 a day tour of Rome

– 1/2 a day tour of Viterbo and the surrounding areas

– Decor (for ceremony and reception)

– Flowers (for ceremony and reception)

– Cake

– Music

– Officiant

– Lodging for the couple

– Wedding planner for the 5 days

– Pulitzer prize winning photographer

All of this at the grand total price beginning at $25,000 (for 25 people).  Yup- many people in the business don’t believe it either :).  And I promise you, the service and the outcome will be one of beauty and elegance.  It is important for us to provide you with a product that is AMAZING and more than you expect- and we promise to deliver.

So, don’t hesitate to contact us to see if planning a destination wedding is for you.  We love the conversations and are happy to answer any and all questions you may have.  We have been doing this a long time, so you may as well use us ;).

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A Castle Cliff Estate Wedding | Sedalia, Colorado Wedding Planners

I just loved Alex and Phil from the first time I met them, and my love for being around them just grew when I met their family and friends.  They are just so FUN!  And so caring!  Such a pleasure to be around (as you will see in the photos). Therefore, I was clear that their wedding day at Castle Cliff Estate would be a memorable one for them and all of their guests…

Along with their amazing group of family and friends, us at Storytellers worked with some of out favorite wedding vendors! Always wonderful for wedding planners to work with vendors we trust!

Getting ready at Castle Cliff Estate on their wedding day, the couple was so chill- the ladies enjoyed their time upstairs getting their hair and make-up done by Destination Stylists, while the guys played pool downstairs in the guys room.  They would peek from time to time at the progress of set-up, where we had decided to hold the ceremony on the front lawn facing out towards the mountains (a first for the venue, I later learned).  With Tracy the Florist, the couple decided on simple floral arrangements, as to not detract from the beauty of the surroundings.  We loved the end result.

Because it is Colorado- we were working that day with lighting storms and rain…after checking all the weather radars, we decided to delay the ceremony 30 minutes while providing guests with cocktails.  HA- the smiles that decision brought and the guests had no problem drinking early ;).  Because the groomsmen decided to do a rain dance to stop the rain, which worked of course, the heavens cleared with enough time to have the ceremony outside.  Perfect!  Thanks guys :).

And then the party began!  Three Tomatoes Catering provided the food, where they create food stations around the estate so that their guests could walk around, mingle, and enjoy the entire venue- this included a macaroni bar, a slider bar, passed appetizers…decadent and with amazing service! The DJ began the music, and we couldn’t ask for a better one with Jeff from Total Encore Entertainment! They totally know how to keep everyone on the dance floor until the very end!  The toasts were hilarious and heartfelt- and they even drank from the Nuernberg bridal cup (a surprise), where they drank without spilling a drop.  A very good omen indeed.

Other super cool details of the day- the groomsmen had super cool socks, the guestbook consisted of a coffee table book with Colorado scenery and mountains (since the couple likes to hike), Saddle Shoe Signs provided awesome marquis signs for the couple, they served mini bundts as dessert for their guests (which got devoured because they’re just so scrumptious), and the food stations throughout the house were a huge success!

All of this to say that we had a wonderful time, and we were nonstop all night! Families like that of Alex and Phil are truly why we love being wedding planners in the beautiful state of Colorado, and why we love what we do!  Thank you so much for sharing your lives with us.

~Cielle

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Photographer: Meredith Moran Photography

Venue: Castle Cliff Estate

Catering: Three Tomatoes Catering

Desserts: The Bundt Shoppe

Flowers: Tracy the Florist

DJ:  Total Encore Entertainment

Hair and Make-up: Destination Stylists

Invitations: Fleur de Lis- Custom Paperie

Signage:  Saddle Shoe Signs

Rentals:  Events Rents

Transportation: Arrow Stage Lines

Wedding Coordinators:  Storytellers Events