George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin's Whirlwind Wedding Weekend
George and Amal Clooney
Following the ceremony – witnessed by Clooney's longtime Venetian boat driver, Alessandro Greco – the newlyweds smile wide as they boat away. When asked by the crowds how it feels to be married, Clooney replied, "Nice!" "Amazing," Alamuddin added.
THE PARTY'S OVER
With the festivities complete, Clooney pals Matt and Luciana Damon head home via Venice's Marco Polo International Airport.
Not far behind on the way out of town: Cindy Crawford and husband Rande Gerber.
U2's Bono is spotted leaving the Cipriani hotel in Venice on Sunday, the morning after the big bash. "It was very emotional and lovely," he told PEOPLE of the ceremony. "The party was great. It's still going on … in some people's minds."
TO HAVE & TO HOLD
Introducing ... Mr. and Mrs. Clooney! It's smooth sailing for the newlyweds, who hop in a water taxi the afternoon after their romantic Venice nuptials to reunite with their guests. The weekend-long celebration continued Sunday as they made their way from their wedding venue, the Aman Canal Grande hotel, to brunch at the Belmond Hotel Cipriani.
That's one glowing mother of the bride! After a Saturday of fun and festivities at the Aman Canal Grande, Baria Alamuddin gets ready to hang up her all-red ensemble for the night.
GUESTS OF HONOR
After clocking in some quality time with the happy couple pre-ceremony, Rande Gerber and wife Cindy Crawford make Clooney's Saturday nuptials date night.
Looking stunning in blue, Emily Blunt joins husband John Krasinski and Matt Damon on a water taxi bound for Clooney and Alamuddin’s Saturday nuptials.
Also heading to the Saturday sunset ceremony: funny guy Bill Murray, who flashes a smile at the cheering crowds lining the historic Rialto and Accademia bridges over the Grand Canal. "I've never seen anything like this in Venice before!" exclaimed one local.
Here comes the groom! Joined by his parents and sister, bride Amal Alamuddin’s brother, and several other relatives and close friends, Clooney sets sail in a vintage water taxi for the Aman Canal Grande Venice hotel for his wedding ceremony on Saturday.
Meanwhile, his soon-to-be Mrs., Amal Alamuddin, does a little celebrating of her own on Friday night, making her way to the Aman Canal Grande resort for a ladies-only fete for about a dozen women, including her sister, Tala, mom, Baria, and fellow London lawyer Philippa Webb.
DRESSED TO IMPRESS
Clooney and his guys sail through the canals of Venice for Friday night's festivities. The waters became so clogged with boats that evening that the men were forced to maneuver to a side canal before heading to their dinner.
THE GANG'S ALL HERE
Opting for a boat ride after landing in Italy (it's the Venice way!), Matt Damon and his wife Luciana enjoy the sights on Friday afternoon.
ONE OF A KIND
ARRIVING IN STYLE
Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is characteristically chic ahead of the weekend festivities on Friday.
Joining the who's who of Clooney's closest pals, NCIS: Los Angeles actor Miguel Ferrer (who also happens to be Clooney's cousin) and his wife make their way out of the Venice Marco Polo Airport.