The intimate wedding of Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker is because of be held tomorrow on the secluded terrace of a medieval castle, MailOnline can reveal.
Final preparations were today underway to arrange the romantic venue behind the high partitions of the traditional Castello Brown fortress within the Italian village of Portofino.
Staff have been sworn to secrecy and made to sign legal agreements, forbidding them from talking in regards to the wedding, which has been billed because the showbiz event of the 12 months.
Back in black: Kourtney Kardashian, 43, son Reign, seven, and Travis Barker, 46, pictured holding hands and walking around Portofino, Italy
The ceremony was widely tipped to happen sometime this weekend, but we are able to exclusively reveal that guests will gather tomorrow to look at the couple tie the knot.
The castle, which was once used as a stop off point for Richard the Lionheart on his approach to the Crusades, normally operates as a museum for tourists.
But all the constructing on a hilltop overlooking the historic seaside village near Genoa has been sealed off since last Wednesday after the Kardashians hired it for per week.
As wedding preparations gather place, it has been revealed that an intimate garden grotto with outlandish gold structures is ready to play a key role in the marriage.
Bride to be: Kourtney donned a black sheer veil with blue lace detail and Travis wore a full-length gown because the pair strolled with Reign
Stylish: Reign sported a blue, vibrant printed satin-cord with a pair of white trainers as he held onto his mum’s hand
The amazing set was being erected on Saturday within the grounds of a historic beachside house near the Castello Brown fortress, which has been widely tipped to be the venue for the essential wedding party.
Much of the Kardashian family are staying in a house round the corner to the medieval castle and on Saturday, a 12ft high gold structure in the form of an enormous gilded picture frame or mirror was erected at one end of the garden plot beneath the home.
Staff were seen hanging leaves and foliage from a curved frame over the length of the 40ft long garden to create the effect of a woodland hideaway.
Two other giant gilded objects with wide brimmed bowls on top, possibly to develop into flaming bowls to light up the world, were also seen in place.
Sweet: Kourtney was joined by her family and friends as they headed for a family time out on a yacht and walked hand-in-hand along with her daughter Penelope, nine
Dozens of candles in glass jars were also lined up able to be lit and moved into position to in what guarantees to be a fascinating and romantic scene.
The key garden is on the hillside beneath the castle and enjoys magnificent views over the Mediterranean.
Curious tourists in hire boats anchored within the cove adjoining to the castle were watching the last minute preparations happening this afternoon.
MailOnline has revealed that the marriage is because of happen tomorrow when paths across the perimeter of the castle and the rented house are closed off to the general public.
The closure will be sure that mother-of-three Kourtney and Blink-182 drummer Travis will escape the prying eyes of onlookers and give you the chance to regulate publicity for his or her big day.
Close: The dressed up family placed on a loved up display as they clutched one another, with Penelope following closely behind her mother
Assets: Kourtney showed off her peachy assets within the mini dress, as she was head to to in Dolce and Gabbana
These boots are made for walkin’: Khloe Kardashian, 37, stepped out in Portofino wearing stunning suede leather boots while Kylie donned a midaxi dress as the marriage preparations are underfoot within the village
Stylish: Kim Kardashian headed to the family yacht party along with her daughter North, eight
Busy day: The mother-daughter duo were making their approach to a lavish yacht party, to affix the remaining of the Kardashian clan
Stroll: Kim Kardashian opted to go barefoot as she headed out along with her eight-year-old daughter, North, on Saturday in Portofino, Italy
A steep path leading as much as Castello Brown from Portofino harbour has remained open in order that locals and visitors can still access the rocky coastline on the seaward side of the fortress.
But signs have now gone up saying that the trail might be closed on Sunday and re-opened on Monday in an apparent measure to ensure privacy for wedding guests.
Security cameras have been erected to assist monitor the world and keep unwanted visitors away.
Teams of employees were today seen moving around boxes containing sound equipment and trays with glasses and boxes of drinks between the castle and a close-by storage area.
Security guards refused to reply questions at the doorway to the castle, saying only that it was closed to members of the general public.
Figure-hugging: Kim sported a black maxi dress for the outing, which featured a mesh sleeve and overlay, with an off-the shoulder cut
Lavish: Kim stepped onto the extravagant yacht to fulfill her family
Looking good: Kendall was seen climbing on to a ship in a shocking beige floral patterned gown as she stepped out in Portofino along with her basketball player beau Devin Booker
Fashionable like her parents: North went for a pair of croc-design trousers and a peach corset, which sat over a taupe T-Shirt
Cute! Kylie held onto Stormi’s hand as they walked to the yacht, who looked cute in a white Dolce and Gabbana sundress
American and Canadian tourists from a cruise ship stopping off at Portofino were today being escorted by their tour guides on walks across the castle perimeter.
Kourtney and Blink-182 drummer Travis are believed to be staying on the 213ft superyacht Regina D’Italia which is moored just offshore from the tourist hotspot fishing village.
It’s believed that the couple might be ferried to their wedding venue by tender boat, arriving at a small private jetty on the secluded cove on the rear of the castle.
Eye-catching: Kris showed off her sensational sense of fashion as she stepped out in a floor-length green lace gown with Portofino written across it and various floral designs and pictured embellished on it
Sneak peek: Khloe has given a glimpse into the celebrations through her Instagram, posting a video with Kourtney’s daughter, Penelope from the yacht
Candid: She even posed with Stormi for a snap, without giving any details of the massive day away to her followers
Staff were today seen attaching a silver carpet to the wood planks of the jetty which is within the grounds of a historic house round the corner to the castle.
The home is believed to be currently rented by members of the Kardashian family who’re staying there throughout the festivities.
However the closure of the trail tomorrow will mean that the couple will give you the chance to maneuver between the home and the trail away from the prying eyes of tourists and the paparazzi.
But they are going to still should climb greater than 100 steps from the jetty to the castle, meaning they could change into their wedding finery in private rooms contained in the fortress which dates back to Roman times.
A security guard with a radio handset at the doorway of the home insisted today: ‘I’m not allowed to say anything. I do not know anything a couple of wedding.’
Suit up! Dolce&Gabbana suits are delivered as preparations get underway for Kourtney and Travis’s wedding at Castello Brown in Portofino
Preparations: Security guards refused to reply questions at the doorway to the castle, saying only that it was closed to members of the general public
Music: Staff were seen carrying a black grand piano up a staircase as wedding preparations gathered pace
Inside: Pictured is one in all the bedrooms aboard the vessel
Luxury: The living space features ample seating decorate with leopard print throws and cushions
Accomodation: The family are all staying on superyacht Regina on the Amalfi coast ahead of the ceremony
Kourtney’s children Mason, 12, Reign, seven, and Penelope, nine were seen across the jetty on Friday.
Her mother Kris Jenner, 66, who recently revealed that she had been ‘sworn to secrecy’ in regards to the upcoming nuptials, was seen out shopping within the village earlier within the day.
The entire Kardashian clan including Kourtney’s sister Kylie, 24, later gathered on Friday night for a pre-wedding meal at Ristorante Puny near the harbour.
Announcement: Signs announcing the closure of Castello Brown and its grounds for Sunday
Wow! Kourtney and Travis could have a 3rd wedding ceremony on the lavish Castello Brown in Portofino, Italy, this weekend
Busy: Teams of employees were today seen moving around boxes containing sound equipment and trays with glasses and boxes of drinks between the castle and a close-by storage area
Comfort: The workman ensured it was nothing but the most effective for the family
A member of staff connected with the marriage preparations smiled as she told a MailOnline reporter: ‘Yes, I’m working here, but I can not discuss with you because I even have signed an NDA (a Non Disclosure Agreement).’
Brilliant floral arrangements, designer suits and chic outdoor furniture were seeing being delivered to the venue on Friday, as a helicopter lowered a big wood structure into the grounds of the castle.
Local villager Dino who was walking his border collie Zack beside the castle this morning, said: ‘We’re used to VIPs visiting here because Portofino is such a lovely place.
‘The boss of Pirelli tyres and Berlusconi’s son have houses here. Celebrities generally arrive of their yachts after which come ashore
‘The Castle is used for a number of events including weddings. The terrace is magnificent and has essentially the most wonderful views in the entire of Portofino.
Festivities: The lovebirds are currently in Italy kicking off the celebrations for his or her rumored weekend wedding, after they legally tied the knot at a Santa Barbara courthouse last Sunday
That is amore: Kourtney Kardashian and her husband Travis Barker placed on an amorous display after attending a pre-wedding dinner at Ristorante Puny in Portofino, Italy, on Friday
Family trip! She was joined by her children Mason, 12, Penelope, nine and Reign, seven, in addition to Kim’s eldest daughter North (far left) along with her husband-to-be Travis and his daughter Alabama also in attendance
Joyful together: Kourtney – who’s the eldest of the Kardashian sisters – flashed an enormous grin while sipping on a flute of champagne
Loved-up: Kourtney giggled as Travis placed one other kiss on her neck
Hard at work: Entertainment equipment is seen benign delivered as preparations get underway for the marriage
A marriage with a view: A steep path leading as much as the castle from Portofino harbour has remained open in order that locals and visitors can still access the rocky coastline on the seaward side of the fortress
‘There may be space within the grounds for a variety of people, so most individuals want their weddings to be outside, but there’s space inside as well.
‘It is usually closed to the general public, but it is rather unusual for the paths to be closed as well. It does suggest that this wedding goes to be very big.
‘I even have never known the trail and the park across the castle to be closed before. I could have to search out some place else to walk my dog tomorrow.’
Kourtney and Travis unofficially married after the Grammys in Las Vegas and held an official ceremony in Santa Barbra last Sunday to legally develop into man and wife.
Large affair: Kourtney, 43, and Travis, 46, are believed to have rented out all the castle (gardens pictured), which was built during Roman times as a military fortress, and might be celebrating their nuptials over the following 4 days
Landscape: Castello Brown sits in an elevated position on a rural hill and boasts sweeping ocean views, while the property is surrounded by an array of prestigious villas
Preparation: Workmen lay carpet on the private jetty as preparations get underway for the marriage
Exciting: It is going to be the couple’s third wedding after they legally tied the knot at a Santa Barbara courthouse earlier this week after their unofficial nuptials after the Grammys in Los Angeles
Just married! Kourtney and Travis shared their first photos as newlyweds with their Instagram followers earlier this week
Nevertheless it is believed that they might be repeating their vows under the Italian sunshine to substantiate their union in front of family and friends.
Guests are expected to incorporate Kris, Kourtney’s sisters, Khloe and Kim Kardashian and Kylie and Kendall Jenner, and Kris’ partner Corey Gamble
But Courtney’s former partner Scott Disick – the daddy of her three children – has not been invited.
It’s believed that 46-year-old Travis’ son Landon, 18, and daughter Alabama, 16, will even be there.
Nevertheless it is believed that Kourtney’s maternal grandmother Mary Jo ‘MJ’ Campbell and Travis’ dad, Randy, haven’t travelled abroad for the ceremony, although they were present at their legal courthouse nuptials.
Riding off into the sunset: After getting hitched, the fact star and drummer were seen driving off in a vintage automobile
Wild PDAs, IVF struggles, and THREE weddings: A glance back at Kravis’ whirlwind romance history
They’re saying ‘I do’ for a 3rd time this weekend in Portofino, Italy in front of a detailed circle of family and friends. Here, DailyMail.com takes a glance back on the three weddings, wild PDAs, IVF struggles and whirlwind romance of Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker…
Travis’ first Kardashian crush on Kim
Having been a friend of the family for years, Travis Barker first showed his interest within the KarJenner clan when he confessed to first being drawn to Kim Kardashian – not Kourtney – back when she was an assistant to Paris Hilton around 2006.
‘How could you not stare at Kim? Mind you, I enjoyed hanging out with Paris, but I like curvy girls,’ Travis admitted in 2015. ‘Kim was eye candy. I used to be no way disrespectful to Paris, but I could not keep my eyes off Kim!’
Travis went on to say he hung out with Kim of their Calabasas neighborhood and while he had a ‘crush’ on her, he said ‘nothing ever happened.’
Eyes for another person? Travis is seen looking away in a 2018 flashback photo that Kourtney recently posted
Attending to know the family
Travis then made several appearances on Keeping Up with the Kardashians while he was still married to ex-wife Shanna Moakler, cementing his status as a real Kardashian family friend.
His daughter Alabama revealed in October 2017 that she had been bonding with the Kardashians, along along with her father, though she didn’t specifically mention Kourtney.
‘Actually, the opposite night I had dinner with all of them they usually were really sweet,’ she said on the time. Travis shares Alabama and a son Landon together with his ex Moakler, who he was married to from 2004 to 2008.
A glance of affection? Travis is seen in an old episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Kourtney and Travis first sparked romance rumors once they were spotted on what gave the impression to be a date together in 2018 Los Angeles.
For his or her evening out, the duo attended a night service on the famed celebrity Hillsong Church, after which later went out for a vegan dinner at Crossroads where they dined with Kourtney’s pal Larsa Pippen.
On the time, Kourtney had broken up with French model Younes Bendjima just just a few months before.
Getting close: Kourtney and Travis are spotted out together in 2018 heading for dinner
From friends to lovers
Their relationship was confirmed in January 2021 after growing closer throughout the pandemic, as Kourtney recently revealed she made the primary move while the pair were having fun with a friendly movie night together.
‘I used to be definitely at all times drawn to Travis. I believe it was just the suitable time in my life,’ she said on the show this 12 months, adding: ‘We were texting and I put it on the market, like flirtatious conversation.’
After Travis did not make a move and went to placed on a second movie for them to look at, Kourtney took motion: ‘I used to be like, “I haven’t got time for this movie marathon,’” so I made the primary move.’
Getting closer: The pair are seen together in one other episode of KUWTK
PDA power couple
‘Kravis’ became Instagram official for Valentines in February 2021 with Kourtney posting an image of the pair holding hands, but that was just the beginning of the wild PDAs that followed. By April, Travis posted a blurry snap of them making out, while they later revealed their signature move on Kourtney straddling the Blink 182 drummer within the Utah desert.
Their PDAs reached a fever pitch in August last 12 months, when Scott Disick reached out to her ex Younes Bendjima on Instagram after seeing Kourtney straddle Travis on a gondola. He later apologized.
They made their red carpet debut on the VMAs in September last 12 months, and their display of tongue-kissing for the cameras set the tone for a lot of more PDA-heavy events including this 12 months’s Met Gala.
Wow! Kourtney and Travis showcase their signature straddle pose in Utah
The primary of many: Kravis made their red carpet debut on the MTV VMAs in September last 12 months
While the couple’s romance has seen many highs, Kourtney has revealed they’ve also faced heartbreak as she’s struggled to have a baby with Travis.
In an episode of the Kardashians, Kourt confessed their doctor had taken them down ‘this road of doing IVF’ saying ‘it hasn’t been essentially the most amazing experience.’
The truth star is mother to Mason, 12; Penelope, nine; and Reign, seven — along with her former partner Scott Disick, whom she dated from 2005 until 2015.
A romantic proposal
Travis popped the query in October to Kourtney, whisking her away to a beach in Montecito, California, because the special moment was captured for the Kardashians Hulu reality show.
Later, it was revealed there was drama as Kris Jenner made the decision not to incorporate Kourtney’s children within the blissful moment – which resulted in her daughter Penelope becoming upset.
‘I woke up all night pondering it was a dream,’ Kourtney gushed on Instagram on the time.
‘I woke up all night pondering it was a dream,’ Kourtney penned on Instagram about her proposal from Travis
Not content with only one ceremony, Kravis kicked things off with a drunken Las Vegas wedding in April this 12 months after partying on the Grammy Awards. But the marriage was void because it was revealed the loved-up couple didn’t have the right paperwork.
Within the run as much as their big wedding in Italy, Kravis legally tied the knot in Santa Barbara in May along with her grandmother Mary Jo “MJ” Campbell present, in addition to Travis’ father Randy Barker. The pair drove off in a vintage lowrider convertible with a ‘Just Married’ sign.
Nevertheless, the couple really pulled out the stops for his or her big bash in Portofino renting out a complete castle for his or her family and friends. The pair selected the historic house museum Castello Brown situated on a hill above Portofino harbour for his or her official big celebration.
First wedding: Kravis tied the knot in Vegas, though it was not legally binding
Second: They officially got hitched in Santa Barbara in May along with her grandmother Mary Jo “MJ” Campbell present