Santa Marinella is a charming beach resort, also internationally known by surfers, about a 40 minute train ride or a 40 minute drive northwest of Rome. While you celebrate your wedding and honeymoon in Santa Marinella, there are many activities to engage in. The beach features all of the water sports you can imagine: swimming, sailing, diving or snorkeling, surfing, fishing,and windsurfing. Other pursuits include shopping, horseback riding, hiking in nearby nature reserves, wine tasting at famous nearby vineyards, and fabulous dining. In Santa Marinella you will also find one of Italy's most beautiful castles which is also rented for wedding receptions: the seaside Castle Odescalchi of Santa Marinella surrounded by beautiful gardens and park with spectacular sea views and dominates also the small seaport. Several elegant villas built in this area during the first years of the nineteen hundreds are beautiful examles of the Liberty style, (Art Nouveau in France), an architectural and artistic style that swept Europe between the end of the eighteen hundreds and the nineteen twenties.
Santa Severa, a subdivision of Santa Marinella, is home to another ancient castle on the sea where also civil weddings can be performed outdoors in the gardens inside this magnificent Castle on the sea.S ince a mild climate is enjoyed in the Santa Marinella seaside, it is considered a year-round holiday destination. A perfect location for a seaside Wedding in Italy ! With plenty to do and see, beginning your marriage here amidst the seascapes, mountains, vineyards, and ruins is sure to be a wonderful beginning.
The castleof Santa Severa is one of the most important areas of local historical interest of the Tyrrhenian coast. It occupies the area of the ancient site of Pyrgi, the harbour town in following the ancient Caere (now called Cerveteri).