With its stunning landscapes and timeless elegance, it’s no surprise that France captivates wedding-planning couples from all over the world. Whether you’re dreaming of an opulent vineyard wedding surrounded by all your loved ones or an intimate coastal celebration, France has the perfect venue.

Where to get Married in France

To help simplify your venue search, we’ve curated a list of the top wedding venues in France, catering to a diverse range of wedding styles, locations, and guest list sizes.

Stunning Wedding Venues in the South of France

We’re eager to introduce you to a stunning array of venues in the south of France, each with its own distinctive charm and allure. With major cities like Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nice, and Montpellier, the south of France is a popular wedding destination for its romantic scenery, mild weather, breathtaking architecture, and various venues. From secluded hilltop villages to elegant seaside towns, each region offers a plethora of venues for your authentic French wedding.

The classic and elegant French gardens, complemented by charming architecture, make Bastide du Roy a romantic place to tie the knot. Nestled in Antibes, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this venue is located in the heart of the French Riviera. Guarded by 365 olive trees, this magical venue is truly fit for royalty.

At Bastide du Roy, you’ll have access to seven different spaces that accommodate up to 280 guests. Imagine hosting your ceremony in the enchanting gardens and your reception by the pool, with a stunning view of the charming village of Biot—or vice versa. The possibilities are endless.

The largest neighbouring city, Nice, is just a short 20-minute drive from Bastide du Roy, making it easily accessible for couples and guests travelling from abroad. The property also offers five suites that accommodate up to 10 people, each with a secluded garden and pool view.

Imagine saying ‘I do’ at an 18th-century countryside estate surrounded by vineyards, olive orchards, and almond groves. Sounds like the perfect classic French setting, doesn’t it? This luxurious venue offers a variety of landscaped gardens and interior spaces, accommodating up to 120 guests and suiting various wedding styles.

Blending modern comfort with traditional elegance, this estate is ideal for intimate or large, lavish celebrations. Plus, with the vibrant city of Lourmarin nearby, guests can easily explore the charming village known for its cobblestone streets, markets, and historic castle. It’s the perfect mix of countryside and a local city vibe.

Château St Pierre de Serjac is a 19th-century estate in the French countryside surrounded by rolling vineyards. With 10 acres of stunning Mediterranean gardens, it’s a picture-perfect setting that exudes romance. It’s ideal for luxury celebrations with up to 150 of your closest family and friends. Accommodation is also provided for the couple and their guests, perfect for those planning a multi-day celebration. 

The venue’s heated infinity pool, Cinq Mondes Spa, tennis court, boules court, and BBQ areas add to its charm. 

Though it has a secluded feel, this venue is still easily accessible from neighbouring cities, so transportation options are not limited.

Stunning Wedding Venues in Western France

Western France’s Pays De La Loire and Brittany regions are stunning options for those dreaming of a destination wedding in France. From rigid coastlines to lush countryside, the diverse landscapes of Western France make it an ideal wedding destination for many. Whether you envision ‘I dos’ in a historic chateau or a charming village, each region offers a variety of venue options for your French wedding.

Chateau Challain is a stunning castle where fairytale-like weddings are brought to life. Located in the heart of Loire Valley, this newly restored French chateau offers an idyllic setting for those dreaming of a luxury wedding that exudes romance. With 72 acres of gardens, it’s an enchanting setting for everything from intimate elopements to lavish celebrations with up to 120 guests. 

This venue recognises no one-size-fits-all wedding, offering various packages to fit multiple wedding styles and guest list sizes. Plus, located only an hour from Nantes International Airport, it’s easily accessible for guests.

Wedding Venues in Eastern France

With breathtaking landscapes and unique venues, it’s no wonder why so many chose to tie the knot in Eastern France. Made up of three major regions, The Grand Est, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. While each region has its distinct allure, Eastern France tends to attract couples seeking an adventurous setting to exchange vows.

L’Alpaga is calling all nature lovers looking for a mountain celebration in the French Alps. Whether you dream of a cosy winter retreat or a vibrant summer celebration, this venue offers a stunning alpine village setting perfect for any season. With both indoor and outdoor spaces, it’s ready to host weddings all year round.

Picture breathtaking mountain views, charming chalet accommodations, and a luxurious wellness spa. L’Alpaga is the ultimate alpine retreat for your special day. Complete with fifty-eight rooms, including seven suites and five individual chalets, L’Alpaga can accommodate up to 110 of your loved ones. Plus, their on-site wedding services help bring your vision to life with custom packages.

Adding to the venue’s charm, your guests will love the array of outdoor activities available, from snowshoeing and skiing to rafting and hiking. For couples wanting a more laid-back experience, the resort’s spa facilities include a wood-fired sauna and a Nordic bath with stunning views of Mont Blanc. It’s the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.

Just 80 minutes from Geneva, L’Alpaga offers a secluded escape that remains easily accessible for guests.

Wedding Venues in Northern France

Hauts-de-France, also known as Upper France, is the northernmost region of France. With its rich culture, historical sites, and affordability, it attracts wedding-planning couples from all over the world. Another selling point is its convenience. Northern France is easily accessible, especially from the UK, with many ferry ports and its proximity to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris.

Château de Vauchelles is raising the bar regarding luxury wedding venues. The Orangery of the Château, overlooking the English garden, is transformed into a dreamy ceremony space. This is followed by a reception brought to life in one of their two vaulted-ceiling reception rooms. With the capability of accommodating up to 300 guests standing and 190 sitting, it’s ideal for those planning a lavish wedding with an extensive guest list. 

Dating back to medieval times, the 82,000-square-foot property is rich with history and stunning architecture, with few modern touches like a swimming pool. It’s a stunning blend of both new and old touches. 

Ready to Start Planning? 

Now that you have secured your wedding venue in France, it’s time to dive into the planning process. Not sure where to start when it comes to planning your wedding? Download our free DIY wedding planner, which includes everything you need, from detailed timelines to tools for managing your guest lists, table plans, and suppliers.