Today I am so happy to be sharing this enchanting lakeside Italian wedding with you courtesy of We Are The Mastersons. This wedding on Lake Orta is one of my favourites so far on Fly Away Bride.

Andy and Pauline’s wedding was held in late April in Lago d’Orta, a charming lake in northern Italy’s lake district. The lake is surrounded by ancient villages and gentle hills and boasts beautiful scenery…

Wedding on Lake Orta

Wedding on Lake Orta

Typically after traveling from Ireland to escape the rain, it rained for three of the four days that they were there. “The three days in the run up to the wedding were filled with constant – and I do mean constant – rain. Which turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as it meant that the 40 or so members of the wedding party go to to spend a lot of time bumping into each other in the cafes, restaurants and pubs that were dotted around the village.”

Wedding on Lake Orta

“The day of the wedding was a nice, bright if slightly overcast day.”

Wedding on Lake Orta

Andy and Pauline were married in the Madonna del Sasso church, a baroque church, called the Orta Balcony by many due to it’s stunning vista. A sanctuary on the edge of a high rock leap, looking North you can see the Alps of Ossola Valley up to Switzerland and on the South you can admire the valley towards Milan and the Ligurian Apennines…

Photography: We Are The Mastersons | Church: Madonna del Sasso

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