Italian soccer player Luca Ceccarelli and his fiancée, Irene Lanforti, made history when they were married under the very same balcony where legend has it the woman who served as inspiration for Shakespeare's Juliet revealed her love for her real-life Romeo so many centuries ago. The wedding marks the first to take place in this historic location. Read: 10 Greatest Love Stories Of All Time
Never before have two people been married at the House of Juliet despite the obvious romantic undertones and the effortless charm of the the 14th-century abode. The House of Juliet is one of the top tourist spots in all of Italy, drawing 1.2 million visitors a year to the small town of Verona, located in the northernmost part of Italy.
Even farther north, about 36,000 feet up in space, another couple plans to say "I do" in dare-devil fashion.
Noah Fulmor, 31, and Erin Finnegan, 30, will become the first couple to get married floating in zero gravity when they tie the knot at the Kennedy Space Centre later this month. According to the Telegraph, the record-breaking ceremony will take place during a 90-minute flight where a specially-adapted jet will plummet from 36,000 feet to 24,000 feet and then climbs back up—allowing passengers on the Boeing 727 to experience weightlessness without actually being in space.
Talk about getting carried away!
While destination weddings are usually an invitation for a couple to explore, the current state of the economy might put a damper on how far friends are willing to travel. With that in mind, we offer 4 more exciting and unexpected destination wedding locales that have likely never been done before. And if they have, we certainly weren't on the guest list. Read: How To Be A Good Wedding Guest Without Going Broke
1. Everyone's heard of a vineyard wedding where guests gather under a grapevine canopy and sip wine into the wee hours of morning. Why not save everyone the trouble and pop into your local liquor store for a never-been-done destination wedding? An open bar such as this is surely one for the record books.