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Best wedding locations in Cagliari, Italy

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If you are planning a wedding, I will give you some tips about the best places to get married, while in Cagliari. Deciding to get married abroad is a dream for many couples. Who has not ever dreamed of saying the fateful "yes" on some Caribbean beach or in the Tuscan countryside? In recent years, in  Cagliari, we have seen an increase in requests for weddings in unusual places - especially by foreign couples. Institutional locations have joined the purpose, and authorized locations are now available for weddings with a completely legal value.

When arriving in Sardinia at Cagliari airport, you can see some billboards promoting the celebration of weddings and civil unions outside the traditional offices of the Municipality in Via Roma. The initiative is called "A marriage out of the ordinary. In Cagliari, love has no boundaries": it illustrates with beautiful photos the possibility for couples to celebrate their most beautiful day right here, in uniquely beautiful places!

© Cagliari Municipality / unknown
© Cagliari Municipality / unknown

Let us take a walk around the city and visit the best places to get married in Cagliari, Italy.

Castello San Michele

Castello San Michele is located in the highest point of Cagliari. It is a medieval fortress which is now used as a cultural center. From the top of the castle, the panorama is breathtaking, and the view spreads over the whole city and beyond. For a wedding at Castello San Michele, the sunset time is highly recommended for an even more beautiful and unforgettable day.

© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
Castello San Michele, Cagliari
Castello San Michele, Cagliari
Via Giovanni Cinquini, 09121 Cagliari CA, Italia

Terrace of Bastione Saint Remy

The Terrace of Bastione Saint Remy is one of the most symbolic buildings in Cagliari. It is a monumental complex that has had multiple uses over time. This beautiful panoramic walk was built among benches and palm trees, on the fortifications of the city in the nineteenth century. The Terrace of Bastione Saint Remy offers a wonderful view of the city and the sea.

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© iStock / ShevchenkoAndrey
Bastione Saint Remy, Cagliari
Bastione Saint Remy, Cagliari
Piazza Costituzione, 09100 Cagliari CA, Italia

Arena of Marina Piccola

Marina Piccola is a tourist port in Cagliari, and the famous Poetto Beach begins from here. It is located right under the Sella del Diavolo, and the landscape is simply suggestive; one can admire the small sailing boats, the green of the Mediterranean scrub and the blue of the sea, all beautifully merged together. The Arena of Marina Piccola is a small amphitheater, offered to frame your wedding day.

© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
Marina Piccola Cagliari
Marina Piccola Cagliari
Porticciolo di Marina Piccola, 09126 Cagliari CA, Italia

Lazzaretto di Sant’Elia

The Lazzaretto di Sant’Elia is a historic building in Cagliari, dating back to the 1600s when it was used as a Lazzaretto, a hospital for contagious diseases: people used to spend here the quarantine periods required for major epidemics. After a long period of abandonment and decay, the building was renovated, reopened, and intended for cultural activities. It is a beautiful square-plan structure with a large central cloister, perfectly restored, nestled between the blue of the sea and the well-kept gardens.

© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
Lazzaretto di Sant'Elia Cagliari
Lazzaretto di Sant'Elia Cagliari
Via dei Navigatori, 1, 09126 Cagliari CA, Italia

Park of Ex Vetreria

The park of Ex Vetreria in Pirri is located between two industrial archaeology buildings, dating back to the early 20th century. The first facility was a wine and spirits distillery, and the other was a glass container factory. After a long period of abandonment, the whole area was recovered, and the redevelopment transformed the abandoned structure into a museum with a large green area used now as a city park.

© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
Ex Vetreria Pirri, Cagliari
Ex Vetreria Pirri, Cagliari
Via Italia, 63, 09134 Cagliari CA, Italia

Poetto Beach

As for Poetto Beach, here, the dream of many couples to get married on the beach of Cagliari becomes reality. There are 11 authorized points for the celebration, and the couples can choose their preferred location. Between the gentle sound of the waves and the warm sun, the singing of seagulls, and the pink views of flamingos, Poetto Beach is one of the most beautiful and romantic places to celebrate your wedding on the beach while in Cagliari.

© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
Poetto Beach, Cagliari
Poetto Beach, Cagliari
Poetto, Cagliari CA, Italia

Antico Palazzo di Città

The "Antico Palazzo di Città" is located in the historic Castello district. It is a building dating back to the fourteenth century, and it is the location where the councilors' meetings were held. The architecture is rich in charm, expressing the Piedmontese Baroque style, with eighteenth-century influences. Today the Antico Palazzo di Città houses an art center, while the ground floor, which is rich in history of the Middle Age, is used as a hall for the celebration of weddings.

© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
Antico Palazzo di Città Cagliari
Antico Palazzo di Città Cagliari
Piazza Palazzo, 6, 09124 Cagliari CA, Italia

Galleria Comunale d’Arte ai Giardini Pubblici

A special and romantic location opens its doors to couples who love nature and silence. It is a corner of paradise, in the oldest part of Cagliari, with an infinite number of plants and scents of Mediterranean scrub. The space reserved for weddings is located in the Municipal Art Gallery: outdoors, in front of the main entrance, or under the Ficus in the central avenue.

© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
© Cagliari Wedding Destination / unknown
Municipal Art Gallery, Cagliari
Municipal Art Gallery, Cagliari
Viale S. Vincenzo, 2, 09127 Cagliari CA, Italia

Well, after a stroll in the best places to get married to while in Cagliari, we are sure that some of you will want to take the big step! Your wedding in Sardinia will be a wonderful memory for a lifetime ... And you do not need to look for a place for your honeymoon:  this island with its countless beauties is the right place to simply stay for a romantic honeymoon, too! So, it is time for an engagement: start planning!


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Mara Noveni

Mara Noveni

My name is Mara, I am Italian, born in Rome and raised in the wonderful Tuscany. Always in love with reading and writing, I completed this way of expressing myself through photography, especially street and travel photography. Thanks to my many and long travel experiences, I have enriched my mind and my inner life.

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