Wedding in Colfosco, Italian Dolomites
What about celebrating your wedding in the Alps, at more than 6500 feet high?
Celebrating your wedding in the Alps, at more than 6500 feet high, will add such a unique feeling to your special day. Huge mountains with cliffs sculpted by the wind, thick and impenetrable spruce forests, quietness, the smell of the woods and never-ending landscapes: these are the Alps.
Getting married in Dolomites Alps at Rifugio Col Pradat, in Colfosco, Alta Badia
Karene and Patrick are a sweet couple coming from the US, they have lived in Italy for several years because of their jobs, that’s why they’ve chosen such a particular place for their wedding day, a truly dreamy location for a destination wedding: the Italian Dolomites, a mountain range located in northeastern Italy.
They’ve celebrated their wedding at Rifugio Col Pradat. The crisp air of 6500 feet high, the width of the panoramas, vast pastures make unique this hut, here you can have tasty food produced according to ancient and original methods.
Wedding in Trentino Alto Adige Dolomites
The bride, Karene, got prepared in the exclusive Hotel Kolfuschgerhof, really elegant and refined in the local architecture. The groom, Patrick, was in a lovely alpine hut, named Chalet Roenn.
The magical atmosphere, the green mountains, surrounding the village, the clear rivers and waterfalls, the fresh air and the intense beauty of Colfosco nature, contributed to an unforgettable day. This alpine hut has got an incredible panorama, characterized by the big cliffs of the Dolomites, far away from the hectic everyday life.
The moving ceremony took place under a slow and soft rain with a breathtaking backdrop: the cliffs of the mountains surrounded by clouds.
The reception instead, took place inside the lodge, with some good music in the background and Ladin gastronomic delights, all accompanied by a glass of good wine of South Tyrol, Trentino Alto Adige. Festivities continued with touching speeches made by the couple’s family and closest friends, funny toasts and then it ended with a delicious typical Trentino’s cake: the apple strudel, but this one... was longer than a meter! A big and sweet surprise for the newlyweds.
Bride’s getting ready venue: Hotel Kolfuschgerhof, Colfosco / Groom’s getting ready venue: Chalet Roenn, Colfosco / Ceremony and Reception Venue: Rifugio Col Pradat, Colfosco / Wedding Planning & Design: Jlenia Costner Weddings & Events / Videographer: Lumos Produzioni
About the photographers
Mary and Maurizio are wedding photographers in Italy. They love capturing moments of genuine happiness and fun, feelings and emotions.
They shoot weddings in Tuscany, Como Lake, Apulia, Amalfi Coast of course, and abroad. They’ve worked together in adv agencies for several years, dealing with fashion and lifestyle, and this still has a strong influence on their style. Travels and cinema are also some of their greatest sources of inspiration.
Their photos are always devised with a look that comes directly from advertising, fashion and movies. They translate true moments of life through a kind of glam eye, they “aim to document reality in a glamorous way, always without taking away spontaneity from our shoots”.
They love to make their couples feel at ease in order to let them look spontaneous and gorgeous in their photos. Their main goal is catching authentic moments of joy and raw emotions