be aware of these important nuances (specific to lake como) before you start planning

I'm compiling an ongoing list of the most important things I learned that are specific to getting married in the Lake Como area. Including (but not limited to) unforeseen charges, going months without communication, booking the wrong dates, and managing rain anxiety :) Never a dull moment when you're wedding planning!

UNUSUAL TAXES, FEES, LICENSES, BANK FEES

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DATES ARE TRANSPOSED

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THE AREA SHUTS DOWN IN WINTER

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IT MIGHT SAY IT IS GOING TO RAIN EVERY DAY IN THE LATE SPRING/EARLY SUMMER

THAT DOESNT MEAN IT WILL RAIN ALL DAY, BUT REGARDLESS, NOTHING BEATS THE PEACE OF MIND OF A BACKUP PLAN.

BE MINDFUL OF CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES AND TIME WHEN YOU PAY ACCORDINGLY

ITS TOO EXPENSIVE TO SHIP STUFF, ONCE YOU GET TEHRE THERE'S NO TIME FOR ANYTHING ELSE, EAT SOMETHING ON YOUR WEDDING DAY, TO PLAY MUSIC LATE YOU MAY NEED TO BOOK OUT VENUE