Every corner of Italy has been the set for a lavish wedding or a romantic honeymoon of international celebrities. George Clooney recently married in Venice, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel in Apulia, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes in Bracciano, next to Roma, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Florence.
Amalfi Coast shared its piece of fame with many celebrities honeymooning there, but showbiz personalities are not the only ones attracted by great food and wine, beautiful beaches, and gorgeous sight-seeing of Amalfi, Sorrento, Positano and Ravello. According to a Harper’s Bazaar poll, Amalfi Coast is one of the Top 10 honeymoon choices worldwide for thousands of newly married couples. Here are some of the most famous names:
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphreys managed to enjoy a short honeymoon to Amalfi coast surrounded by paparazzi immediately after their ill-fated 2011 wedding. After only 72 days, the bitter divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences”.
Mark Zuckerberg and his college sweethart Priscilla Chan embarked on a tour of the Amalfi Coast after they married in their backyard in 2012. The billionaire 28-year-old Facebook guru and his bride didn’t exactly travel as lavishly as Kim Kardashian, though. The pair reportedly traveled on the (relative) cheap, eating plenty of meals at McDonald’s.
Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon, Oscar winner in 2005 for Walk the Line, and her husband Jim Toth honeymooned at a luxurious resort in Positano after their 2011 wedding. Reese Witherspoon loved it so much that she went back to Positano for vacation in 2012.
Talking about Oscar winner actresses, New Zealander actress Anna Paquin fell in love with her True Blood‘s co-star Stephen Moyer and they flied to Ravello after their 2010 nuptials. The 28-year-old Paquin won an Academy Award for her performance in the 1993 film 'The Piano' and has since appeared in a number of high profile films, most notably 'Almost Famous', and X-Men series.
US TV personality from The Hills Lauren Conrad and singer William Tell enjoyed their time in Amalfi after their nuptials in California. Conrad reportedly chose her honeymoon destination after her blog followers listed the Amalfi Coast of Italy as the No. 1 "coolest" honeymoon destination that everyone should "put on a 'dream honeymoon' wish list.'"
He is not as famous in USA as in UK, but Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef honeymooned there with his wife Juliette Norton 14 years ago, staying in Positano. He therefore returned to Sorrent and Amalfi to film some episodes of his TV show and recommended the experience on his blog. Lauren Bush, the former US president George W. Bush’s niece and her husband David Lauren, the son of iconic stylist Ralph Lauren, also honeymooned in Amalfi after tying the knot with a low profile wedding in Colorado.