Catholic Weddings in Praiano

Praiano’s Church – location and description

This fabulous Church called San Gennaro is located in Praiano’s town center and is consecrated to St. Gennaro, the Neapolitan bishop of Benevento who has made Martyr of Pozzuoli on the 19th of September 305.

The church was built in 1589 on an existing structure dating back to 1200 until 1572 was the property of the Corsario family who were noblemen from Amalfi.


  • The structure is flanked by a bell tower with a cupola covered in majolica tiles.
  • The belfry has a high octagonal coping.
  • According to Matteo Camera (Amalfitan historian) the new building was finished in the 1602.


The structure is divided in three naves, in the right one there are many altars dedicated to the Rosary, the Sacred Family,  St. Bartolomeo and the Immaculate Conception. On the same side there is also the Sacred heart chapel built in 1898 by Domenico Rispoli – Zingone. On the left nave three are other altars dedicated to the Carmine, San Gennaro, Santa Lucia, the Crucifix, San Michele Archangel (a spiritual place for the fisherman and the seeman in the 1600 and the 1700).

 Wedding Ceremony in San Gennaro

Catholic Wedding Ceremonies in Praiano can be celebrated in English. Only Catholic Weddings are allowed.

Wedding floral arrangements in San Gennaro

The church can be decorated at your pleasure with flowers, vases, urns, organza, trees and candles but it is not possible to decorate pews.

 Wedding Music in San Gennaro

There is the possibility to have music.

It is possible to choose among many options:

  • Organ
  • Violin
  • Organ and Violin
  • Organ and Oboe
  • Organ and flute
  • Organ, violin and singer (soprano or tenor)
  • Organ, oboe and singer (soprano or tenor)
  • Organ, flute and singer (soprano or tenor)
  • Harp
  • Harp and Violin
  • Harp, violin and singer (soprano or tenor)
  • Organ and string trio
  • Harp and string trio
  • Harp. String trio and singer (soprano or tenor)
  • String quartet
  • String quartet and two singers (1 soprano and 1 tenor)
  • String quartet, oboe and two singers (1 soprano and 1 tenor)
  • Harp, string trio, oboe and two singers (1 soprano and 1 tenor)


From spring to late autumn

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