PLACES TO GET MARRIED IN CROATIA – The Adriatic Coast

Although we firmly stand behind the statement that there are numerous beautiful places to get married in Croatia, first thing that comes to mind is the Adriatic coast. In order to indulge our seaside wedding fans, we decided to assemble a list of great wedding venues located on the stretch between Istria and Dalmatia.

Let us show you 5 wedding venues on the Adriatic coast that are perfect places to get married in Croatia.

1. Crveni otok, Rovinj, Istria

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Photo: Art Studio

Although Dubrovnik is the most known destination in Croatia, according to statistics, Rovinj is the most popular and the most visited destination in Croatia. But the real gem is hidden on the island of St. Andrew, so called the Red Island, which is only fifteen minute boat ride from the city’s main square. Outbuilding of the hotel Istria and our favorite wedding venue is former castle Hutterott dating from the 19th century. The venue has everyhing: from lush vegetation for perfect photos, through romantic outdoor ceremony and reception area to breathtaking sea view.

Historical location, romantic atmosphere spiced with natural decor will delight all of those who want supreme wedding experience.

2. Stari Kaštel, Buje, Istria

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Photo: Branko Furlanič 

Tucked in inland Istria, close to Slovenian border, Stari Kaštel is situated on the top of the hill in Kaštel settlement. The restaurant offers more than breathtaking view and superb gastronomy experience. In this family-run venue, the enchanting modern Istria interweaves with its fascinating past. Beautifully decorated interior is complemented with a large open terrace. Moreover, their garden with local herbs is perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony with romantic view of the bay.

This venue is for the ones who search for places off the beaten track and expect nothing more than superb culinary delights.

3. Hvarski dvori, the island of Hvar, Dalmatia

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Photo: Dimaviper

If you’ve heard of Croatia, you probably heard about the island of Hvar, our sunniest island (with an annual average of 2726 hours of sun). In the middle of the island you can find one truly special wedding venue.

Hvarski dvori or St. George Palace is located near Humac on one of the highest tops of Hvar island and offers magnificent view on the Adriatic islands of Scedro and Vis. The estate spreads over thirty thousand square meters. Recently renovated villa is surrounded by cypress trees, lavender, rosemary and sage – a combination of flavors that can only be found in Dalmatia.

Can you imagine more beautiful wedding ceremony than the one placed near the infinity pool, overlooking the Adriatic Sea, surrounded by herbs and bathed in sunshine? We can’t!

4. The Arsenal of Zadar, Dalmatia

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Photo: Art studio & Luma Art

Declared as one of the most romantic cities in the world by National Geographic, Zadar is one of Croatia’s coastal destinations that cannot be overlooked.  In a nutshell, Zadar has everything you need for a perfect wedding; the Zadar Cathedral, The Greeting to the Sun, Sea Organ and great wedding reception venue – Arsenal.

Former port warehouse built in 16th century, Arsenal is nowadays a multifunctional trendy and elegant space designed as “indoor town square”.  Welcome drink can be set-up on the hidden terrace overlooking the sea situated in the Gallery area. Beside beautiful interior and modern equipment, Arsenal is a convergence of history, culture, arts and entertainment.

This is certainly one of those places that will inspire you to develop extraordinary wedding ideas.

5. Heritage Hotel Martinis Marchi, the island of Šolta, Dalmatia

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Photo: Dybrovsky & Martinis Marchi promo photo

Šolta, the island of fisherman, olives and vineyards is the island where long forgotten Mediterranean is still preserved.  On the west coast of the island there is a fishing town of Maslinica, a home to the 300 years old castle turned into Heritage Hotel Martinis Marchi. Embellished by teal waters and lush greenery, this hotel will provide the perfect ambiance for intimate celebrations.

This is the place where modern decor meets historical heritage. Apart from luxurious suites and outdoor area with the pool, Martinis Marchi has gorgeous garden – perfect for sea view wedding ceremony.

Prominent wedding venue such as this is ideal all of you seeking for peaceful Mediterranean oasis.

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