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10 Stunning Wedding Destinations

for 2018

Tuscany

Nothing can surpass the exquisite Tuscan countryside. The wonderful Chianti Region, Certaldo, Cortona, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Montepulciano, Siena, Volterra, are only a few of the possible options for a Tuscan wedding.

The typical Tuscan town of Montepulciano is now Italy’s best kept secret. Offering an ideal setting for a romantic wedding celebration, with it’s classic redbrick buildings and crowned by a ring of cypresses trees opens on the worldwide famous views of the hills and valleys of the Val d’Orcia and the Val di Chiana.

The distance from Florence is around 1.5 hours and approximately 1 hour from Siena, making Montepulciano the ultimate wedding destination.

Amalfi Coast

One of the most beautiful parts of Italy’s coast, the area around Amalfi has been a favourite for honeymooners and weddings.

A mosaic in yellow and blue, a cascade of colourful homes, turrets, churches and narrow streets reaching down to the Mediterranean, Amalfi is a spectacular location for destination weddings at any time of the year. Wedding locations on the Amalfi coast include villas, historic museums, gardens and luxury hotels.

Try an exclusive seaside restaurant in Amalfi, allowing you to taste the exquisite handmade scialatielli pasta and end your meal with the delicious limoncello liquor, made from local lemons. The closest airport is Naples (1 hour) or Rome (3 hours).

Paris

Paris is a hugely popular choice for romantic couples from all over the world. The first things that come to mind when you think of Paris are romance, love and inspiration.

Notre Dame is one of the most well known church buildings in the world and is an ideal location for your wedding vows to be set in stone. The walls of this building hold a level of authenticity that cannot be found elsewhere and creates the perfect environment to seal your wedding vows. Notre Dame is one of the top wedding locations in Paris. It’s harmonious shapes and lines make for a perfectly romantic venue to host your wedding celebration.

We cannot think of anything more romantic than celebrating your wedding day in the ‘City of Love’, from Michelin starred menus and alluring interiors to the charming cobbled streets of Saint Germain-des-Pres.

Lake Como

Italy’s third largest lake, the legendary Lake Como, with its sunny climate, phenomenal cuisine and fabulous wine, makes it one of the world’s top luxury wedding destinations.

Nestled in the hillsides and shorelines are rustic ceremony locations, historical villas and characteristic contemporary settings. This makes for a timeless Italian atmosphere, perfect for the most memorable of wedding celebrations. The unique aspect of Lake Como offers 5 star lakeside hotels as well as catinas that are off the beaten track.

The ease of combining contrasting locations for either the wedding day or over the course of the wedding weekend, has given Lake Como its unique selling point. A ceremony spot, a lake cruise for you and your guests, to a stunning reception and party setting, culminate in an absolutely unforgettable experience.

Loire Valley

One of the most romantic locations in France is the Loire Valley.

Classified as a UNESCO world heritage site the Loire Valley boasts 100’s of different Chateaux including Chenonceau, Blois and of course Chateau d’Usse which claims the title of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle as it was the inspiration of the tale of Sleeping beauty.

So if you’re looking for rich culture, stunning architecture, fine dining and a climate that is similar to southern France you can’t go wrong with looking at a destination wedding to the Loire Valley.

Edinburgh

For something a little more metropolitan on your wedding menu, head to Edinburgh for a city venue perfect for modern couples.

The best part about getting married in Scotland is that a civil ceremony can take place pretty much anywhere!

A quirky Scottish wedding venue is Edinburgh Zoo, a bit of a hidden gem in the country’s capital. With over 200 years of history steeped in tradition, the mansion house is the striking centerpiece to Edinburgh Zoo. Due to the style of the mansion house and its gardens, with lots of hidden spots and grand decor, it has wonderful focal points for inspiring the most stunning wedding photos.

Kefalonia

Kefalonia offers the most beautiful landscapes and the most magnificent beaches. The stylish town of Fiskardo on the northern tip is known as the St Tropez of Greece.

Demi Moore and Jon Bon Jovi have been spotted here, while Roman Abramovich parks his yacht in the harbour.

This is truly the most spectacular wedding destination in Greece, with beautiful pebbled beaches and stunning coves with calm and crystalline waters as well as ruins of a Palaeolithic settlement and an array of Byzantine churches.

Corfu

With its romantic architecture, emerald seas and great history, Corfu is now a stand out wedding destination.

The uniqueness of Corfu is in its stunning landscapes, the exquisite mediterranean cuisine and magical feeling of having a once in a lifetime holiday cannot be compared to anything else.

Valsami Mansion is one of the most exquisite wedding locations, a luxury villa surrounded by greenery and phenomenal views. The 17th century venetian mansion has been faithfully restored, paying great respect to the traditional Corfiot architecture. It is an oasis of peace and harmony, perfect for romantic couple to exchange their vows amongst family and friends.

Mallorca

Mallorca has become a destination of choice, offering a variety of settings for your dream wedding.

Being easily accessible from every major European country means a sunny Mediterranean wedding surrounded by friends and family is more realistic than ever.

The popularity of weddings on the island means many places cater specifically for wedding parties, and there are specialist wedding planners to deal with every aspect of the big day.

The historical architecture of many of Mallorca’s churches and the opulence of numerous hotels will make a lasting impression.

New York

This is an iconic destination to get married. Wedding couples have a fantastic choice of locations with something to suit every taste.

Central park is a romantic and picturesque location to hold your New York City wedding. It has been a National Historic Landmark since 1962, and is one of the most famous sightseeing spots, with over 35 million visitors every year.

The Conservatory Garden is Central Park’s only private garden and offers a peaceful and incredibly romantic setting for any dream wedding.

In the spring 20,000 tulips bloom, and in summer there are over 100 different varieties of plants. NYC is the ultimate in style and the perfect destination to keep your wedding guests fully entertained.

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