Wedding Photographer: La Badia, Orvieto, Umbria: Wolter & Estelle

Amy was the photographer at La Badia, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy for Wolter & Estelle’s wedding.

Not long back from France and I had 5 weddings in the week ahead. Starting in my favourite Italian town of all and the town where I got married, Orvieto. The venue, La Badia, was somewhere I knew very well and actually overlooks Orvieto. Such a beautiful and atmospheric place, I was really looking forward to going back there and to see Wolter and Estelle again.

The weather was beautiful and the sun streaming in through the single high window in the chapel made for a magical ceremony. Dutch tradition saw the cake being cut and eaten immediately after the ceremony which we then followed with group shots and lots of food and drink! The tables laid out in the old ruins of the ancient abbey were absolutely stunning. Take a look:

Looking out to the town of Orvieto and the amazing cathedral.


The chapel looked wonderful with the olive trees around the altar.

Chapel, La Badia

Relaxed Wolter.

Groom, La Badia

Wolter’s Parents. Love the colour of Mum’s outfit.

Groom's parents, La Badia

Estelle’s beautiful ‘wild flower’ bouquet.


Estelle’s parents, taken in a wonderfully-lit corridor inside La Badia.

Bride's parents, La Badia

Estelle looked so gorgeous. I’m a big fan of a lacy dress.

Bride, La Badia

Love this photograph taken during the ceremony – what a nicely-lit beard!

Ceremony, La Badia

Look at that light – truly magical!

Ceremony, La Badia

Such an amazing building to marry in.

Ceremony, La Badia

One of my favorites from the day, taken whilst the guests were eating cake and we popped back into the chapel.

Bride & Groom, La Badia

Close family and bridal party.

Group Shot, La Badia

What a display – this for me is where the Italian caterers really excel.

Aperitivi, La Badia

Love this one – even though I’m a veggie!

Aperitivi, La Badia

Tuck in!

Aperitivi, La Badia

Wolter’s sister makes the most of the delicious spread.

Aperitivi, La Badia

Wolter & Estelle in hysterics as they receive some presents.

Bride & Groom, La Badia


Bride & Groom, La Badia

What a model!

Bride, La Badia


Bride & Groom, La Badia

More food!

Menu, La Badia

Such an impressive location and set-up. Stunning!

Tables, La Badia

Cheers to a brilliant day!

Speeches, La Badia

Now you can see why it’s one of my favourite venues – so impressive, historic and atmospheric. Such a brilliant start to my week of weddings. Thanks for everything Wolter & Estelle. Can’t wait to hear where you are on honeymoon :-) Amy x

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