On a warm August morning, as the sun shone high in the sky and the air smelled of sweet fresh flowers, Elena and Thomas crowned their dream of love. Their wedding took place at the romantic Church of San Nicolò, a small historic gem of Padua.
A few hours before the ceremony, the bride and groom's excitement was now irrepressible. Thomas could not hide his trepidation as he smiled sweetly at his parents and got ready. He wore a beautiful midnight blue suit for the occasion, embellished with a snow-white shirt and a fine bow tie.
While the groom-to-be was surrounded by the affection of his loved ones, the bride was getting ready with her friends. Elena looked simply ravishing, radiant and confident. She did not stop smiling for a second, looking forward to meeting her Thomas.
With the preparations over, it was finally time to reach the historic St. Nicholas Church. Thomas, after greeting his lifelong friends, shook his mother's hand and walked with her to the altar. The wait was almost over, his better half was about to arrive.
Aboard an elegant white Alvise coupe, in fact, Elena had reached the church square. Barely holding back her emotion, she hugged her father and together with him elegantly walked down the long aisle. All the guests admired the bride spellbound, impressed by her elegant simplicity.
Her white dress, light and refined, suited her slender figure perfectly. The impalpable, ethereal cape that covered her shoulders, on the other hand, added a touch of mystery and romance to the look.
Thomas looked raptly at Elena, unable to hold back a love-filled smile. After saying goodbye to his father, his eyes were now only for his gorgeous other half, who was equally radiant and excited.
After the touching Mass, Elena and Thomas crossed the threshold of the Church for the first time as husband and wife. Here they were greeted by the uncontainable joy of the guests, who cheerfully covered the couple with white rice. It was a magical and unforgettable moment in which their love was sealed forever.
A fairytale reception in the heart of the Paduan countryside
Having finished the greetings, congratulations and ritual photos, it is now time to reach the beautiful location chosen for the wedding reception. Elena and Thomas, now officially newlyweds, climbed into the historic coupe, ready to celebrate their nuptials in style.
The couple chose to hold their wedding reception at the elegantCastle of Catajo. The structure stands in Battaglia Terme, a small town in the province of Padua embraced by the Euganean Hills.
Between the flower gardens and the panoramic terrace open to the surrounding hills, guests enjoyed delicious refreshments. Meanwhile, the bride and groom immersed themselves in an even more intimate atmosphere, performing the wedding shoot in the beautiful park.
The lush green landscape provided a perfect backdrop for the romantic photos they took together. From the tree-lined avenues to the shores of the lake, every corner of the park made their shots unforgettable.
When the shooting was over, the bride and groom joined their guests in the castle's splendid frescoed hall. A sumptuous and delicious banquet awaited them here. As diners enjoyed delicacies and animated conversation, the bride and groom smiled happily, soaking in the romantic atmosphere of their perfect day.
When the sun had already set, the reception moved outside. The cutting of the cake and dancing took place under the stars, on the facility's large rooftop terrace.
Castle of Catajo proved to be the perfect location for a refined yet carefree reception. A wonderful setting where the newlyweds shared the most important moment of their lives with their loved ones.
Catajo Castle: the structure
The Castle of Catajo, with its majestic medieval structure set among the green hills of the Euganean Hills, is a place of timeless charm. Among Italian gardens, fountains, monumental trees and bucolic views, you can organize the wedding of your dreams here.
Imagine stepping through the triumphal arch that leads to the Court of Giants, where tournaments and plays were held in the past. You are now ready to climb the stairs leading to the main floor, the true heart of the castle. Here is preserved the rich artistic heritage of the structure, whose beauty enchants all visitors.
The frescoed walls of the Main Halls tell stories of a distant past when ladies and knights met for balls and festivities. Here you can enjoy a fabulous banquet, surrounded by an atmosphere of elegance and refinement.
On the panoramic terrace, overlooking the Euganean Hills, you can then celebrate your love with a breathtaking view. Sunset lights will illuminate the sky as you dance with your loved ones, surrounded by a romantic and unforgettable setting.
When you need some peace and quiet, you can stroll through the avenues of the historic park, admiring the beautiful pond. Among the unspoiled nature, you can breathe in the fresh air and enjoy a peaceful moment before returning to the party.
Catajo Castle is the perfect place to crown your dream of love. Surrounded by a romantic and timeless atmosphere, we are sure you will experience moments of pure magic here.
Frequently asked questions about Catajo Castle
- Where is Castello del Catajo located? Castello del Catajo is located in Battaglia Terme, a small town in the province of Padua, embraced by the Euganean Hills.
- Can I celebrate my wedding inside Catajo Castle? Certainly. You will be able to organize the shooting and reception inside the structure, in the park and in all the adjoining areas. The entire complex is exclusively dedicated to your wedding.
- Is there a restaurant inside Castello del Catajo? Castello del Catajo does not present an in-house catering service, but it does offer a list of affiliated caterers to whom you can turn. However, it is possible to hire an external caterer.
- What events is it possible to celebrate in Castello del Catajo? Inside the Castello del Catajo it is possible to organize your most important celebrations. In fact, the facility is open for weddings and private parties. You can, in addition, organize your meetings, corporate events and gala dinners here.
- Can Castello del Catajo host business meetings? Certainly. Castello del Catajo provides its Halls and rooms for the organization of events and conventions. Between historic charm and state-of-the-art technology, you can customize every detail of your event.
- Can I stay overnight inside Castello del Catajo? No, Castello del Catajo does not provide suites or rooms to the bride and groom and their guests. However, you will find several hotels and apartments in the direct vicinity in which to stay overnight.
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