A civil wedding celebrated in Cortina in the Dolomites in front of the Cinque Torri.

How to get legally married amidst the wild Dolomites mountain nature?


What if I want to get married in the Dolomites in the outdoor of the nature of the UNESCO Heritage before a Major of the town and make it official?

Well, for many years it hasn’t be possible, but in recent times some Major accepted some proposal or took the initiative to start something new since the requested of the couple who wants to get married in the Dolomites is increasing.

Today we will analyze which setting are available in the Dolomites to have an outdoor celebration.

Outdoor Civil Wedding in the Dolomites in Val Gardena

A wedding celebrant preparing his speech during a wedding on Seceda.

Val Gardena is a beautiful valley located in the Dolomites Mountains of northern Italy.

It is composed of three charming towns – Ortisei, Selva di Val Gardena, and Santa Cristina. Each town has its unique character and charm, but they all share the breathtaking natural beauty of the surrounding mountains.

Val Gardena is a popular destination for weddings, and for a good reason. The valley provides an idyllic setting for couples to exchange their vows, surrounded by stunning mountain views and fresh alpine air.

The valley offers numerous venues, from traditional Churches to romantic mountain Huts and Chalet, that can make a couple’s big day unforgettable.

If you’re visiting Val Gardena, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy besides weddings, such as skiing, snowboarding, and hiking.
You can visit the Puez-Odle Natural Park, take a cable car ride to the top of Seceda Peak for a panoramic view of the valley, or stroll around the charming towns and browse local artisan shops.

If you are interested in getting married with an outdoor ceremony in the Grodner Tal then we will have to analyze you situation and see which document you need depending on your citizenship and country where you are currently resident.

A Chinese bride bursts into laughter during the civil ceremony in a beautiful open space in Val Gardena in the Dolomites.

Outdoor Civil Wedding on Seiser Alm

Destination Civil Wedding Ceremony on Seiser Alm.

Seiser Alm, also known as Alpe di Siusi, is a beautiful plateau located in the Dolomites mountain range in Italy. It is the largest high-altitude Alpine meadow in Europe, and it offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Seiser Alm is a popular destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and mountain biking.

As for why a couple should get married there, Seiser Alm offers a romantic and picturesque setting for weddings.

The stunning natural beauty of the area provides a perfect backdrop for exchanging legal vows and celebrating with loved ones. The area also has several venues for hosting wedding receptions, including rustic mountain lodges and elegant hotels.

Recently a small and charming hotel has received the consent of the local town hall to celebrate the wedding on their lawn, on the hotel’s roof, or in the hold lovely hotel’s library.

Civil Wedding in a breathtaking view Museum in the Dolomites

Wedding at Alpinn Food Space & restaurant.

Amid the peaks of the Dolomites, there is a place that perfectly blends art and nature: a contemporary art museum at high altitude.

This extraordinary structure has opened a new horizon for international couples who want to join their destinies in an unforgettable setting. Indeed, a civil wedding in the Dolomites has become an unrivaled marriage experience, with the possibility of celebrating nuptial union in a truly unique context.

Italian law allows foreign couples to have a legal wedding in the Dolomites, making it possible to tie the knot in both summer and winter, each season with its own particular charm.

Imagine pronouncing your vows as snow gently falls around you, covering the surrounding landscape with an immaculate white blanket.
The white of the snow-clad Dolomites becomes a spectacular backdrop for wedding photos.

Or, choose a summer wedding when the valleys and peaks are covered with brilliant green and wildflowers, providing a striking contrast with the blue sky and grey rocks.

The high-altitude contemporary art museum in the Dolomites also offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, making your wedding an even more unforgettable experience.

The facility, with its modern and minimal design, blends perfectly with the surrounding landscape, respecting the natural environment while offering comfort and luxury.

A court wedding in the Dolomites at this museum is not only a romantic event but also an opportunity to experience art and culture in a unique setting.

Regarding the legal requirements to get married in the Dolomites, the process is very straightforward. You just need to submit your inquiry to your wedding planner specifying your citizenship and the country where you have your formal residency.
If you dream of getting married in the Dolomites, there’s no better place than this high-altitude contemporary art museum.
With its unique mix of art, nature, and romance, it offers you a wedding experience that you will remember forever.

Wild Outdoor Civil Wedding in Cortina

Civil Wedding in Cortina in front of Cinque Torri at Rifugio Scoiattoli.

Although Cortina is considered one of the most famous and luxurious towns worldwide, it has lost most of its charm because it is inhabited during the nontouristic periods. Unlike South Tyrol, where many investments have been made for the local population, Cortina remains an old-fashioned town.

So why should we propose an outdoor wedding in Cortina?

Because, of course, there is always someone who knows how to distinguish the good from the bad.

The Major has authorized a fantastic venue in Cortina for a celebrated civil wedding in an outdoor space.

The mountain at the back, at the foot, in the soul of anyone born here and those who pass through here. 

This place tells you a story of a different Cortina.

A place with different values.

When he was a child, the owner of this venue used to pass every morning by the animals, by Nanda, his first cow.

Every day, even as a child, he devoted his time to them, and he kept that scent of nature and passion in his memory, so he could remember it when everything changed.

He continues to preserve that scent of nature and passion in his daily life and that of his family to make sure that nothing can change all this Beauty. 

He has turned a smell into a memory, a dream, a dream into passion, and passion into a life choice. 

The barn, the sunrises and the sunsets, the chickens and the pigs, the last to wake up in the morning, the seasons, the snow, the leaves, the green of the grass, the mountain behind you, at your feet, in the soul of anyone who was born there and those who pass through. 

Now is the time for you if you share all these values and live the most important of your life here.
Please not that to contract civil wedding in Cortina in any place authorized by the Major you will need to attend an appointment (declaration of no impediments of non-resident foreign citizens) three days before the wedding date.

Getting married in a Castle in the Dolomites with a Civil Wedding

A newlywed couple walking down the aisle after a Jewish wedding ceremony in the Italian Dolomites.

Imagine a place steeped in history, romance, and captivating charm – a castle nestled in the heart of the Dolomites.
For couples seeking a unique and memorable experience, a castle wedding in the Dolomites promises all this and more.

This awe-inspiring castle, set against the backdrop of majestic peaks, offers an exclusive venue for a truly unforgettable civil wedding.
South Tyrol is known for its enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture, and having a castle wedding in South Tyrol lets you fully embrace this setting for your special day.

The imposing structure of the castle, its ancient stone walls whispering tales of yesteryears, offers an exquisite contrast to the soft, delicate hues of bridal whites. The experience is akin to stepping back in time, yet with all the comforts and conveniences of the modern age.

A castle wedding in Südtirol is not just about the unique ambiance, but also about the exceptional service.
The staff is dedicated to ensuring every detail is attended to, from decor to catering, allowing couples to fully immerse themselves in the joy of their special day.

Choosing a civil wedding in the castle Dolomites offers the flexibility to tailor the event to the couple’s desires. Whether it’s an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, the castle can accommodate with elegance and charm.

Picture a ceremony held in one of the castle’s grand halls, or outdoors, with the impressive Dolomites providing an unparalleled backdrop. Imagine the striking wedding photos, each frame capturing the grandeur of the castle and the stunning natural beauty of the Dolomites.

Concluding, a castle wedding in the Dolomites is not just about the day itself, but also the memories that will last a lifetime. It’s an opportunity to begin your marital journey in a place that embodies timeless romance, wrapped in the captivating beauty of South Tyrol.

All the guests are holding together a long thread during the wedding rite.



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