Best Wedding Venues in Europe
Finding the person who makes your heart beat and your eyes shine has not been that easy. Finding the best wedding venue may be easier, but not always though. Listen to your heart and make the best choice possible; we have selected for you the best wedding venues in Europe, the best honeymoon destinations in Europe and best places to propose.
You have been preparing this event for weeks, months, maybe years and you want the place to be the right one for your love, relatives and guests.
Discover the most beautiful places to get married in Europe. Facing the ocean, around a lagoon in a magnificent palace near the Baltic Sea, in the Santorini archipelago or on the coasts of Italy, from North to South of Europe, let your heart choose…
1. Manowce Palace
Manowce Palace is the best wedding venue in Europe. Imagine a historic property, in vast woods and right on the shore of a large lagoon next to the Baltic sea, the perfect setting for an unforgettable wedding.
We love this unique place in the world which makes us think of the home of the "Great Gatsby" movie with Leonardo di Caprio or the decor of the elegant and sparkling atmosphere of "Marie-Antoinette" with Kirsten Dust. The difference is that Manowce Palace is not a fiction but a real dream place for a perfect marriage.
Just after landing in Berlin your private driver will pick you up in a limousine and a coach shuttle will take care of your guests. Manowce Palace has a wide choice of the most beautiful wedding dresses and suits to hire, a hairdresser for the bride, makeup artists, flowers, photographers, videographers and even musicians.
Your wedding ceremony can take place inside or outside this sumptuous palace and your photo shoots in the sublime photogenic park of Manowce Palace will leave you with memories for a lifetime. Manowce Palace also offers an elegant bridal suite and suites for your closest guests. Your other guests can be accommodated in beautiful hotels near Manowce Palace.
If getting married isn't just a formality and you want to make this day unforgettable for your couple and families, Manowce Palace is your perfect wedding venue. Manowce Palace is also bookable for other events or even for a holiday. First step before saying « I do »: get in touch with the team and prepare your visit to the best wedding venue in Europe.
How to get there: Book your flights to Berlin. Your private chauffeur with limousine will pick you up at the airport and a bus will take care of your guests' transfer.
2. Pestana Viking
Porches - Algarve - Portugal
Portugal is a privileged destination for a wedding ceremony in Europe and the Algarve an extraordinary destination for the beauty of its landscapes, its beaches and for the excellent value for money of its hotels, especially in low season.
The Pestana Viking is an exceptional hotel, located in the most beautiful municipality in the Algarve: Lagoa. This hotel is managed by the “Pestana” group (the largest chain of luxury hotels in Portugal); it offers in addition to a 4-star hotel, lush gardens, two magnificent outdoor pools, a spa (hammam, sauna, indoor pool and gym as well as massage rooms).
Before the wedding ceremony, treat yourself to an aquagym session with "Jorge", a former professional basketball player, a real giant with a heart of gold.
The Pestana Viking team is professional and care for your wedding. Booking a musical group, a photographer, a buffet or a dinner served at the table is possible. The wedding ceremony takes place among sublime palm trees facing the most beautiful beaches in Europe and the ocean . The hotel has many rooms to accommodate your whole family at very affordable prices, especially in low season (spring and autumn).
Choose your dress and suit and get ready to say "I do" in one of the best wedding venues in Europe. For more information contact the Pestana team.
Where to stay: Book your rooms at the Pestana Viking.
3. Rocabella Santorini
Santorini - Greece
Santorini is one of the best destinations for a honeymoon in Europe and one of the best destinations for a wedding in Europe. Different wedding planners organize ceremonies on the island. You can also organize your wedding yourself by contacting the teams of the hotel of your choice.
Only a few hotel establishments in Santorini can host such events and offer great outdoors and a terrace with views of the Santorini archipelago.
Everything is under control and tailor-made: your wedding will be successful ! Stay in one of the most beautiful and romantic hotels in Santorini. The hotel team will be happy to organize every detail of your wedding: they can provide the photographer, the florist , the DJ and invite you and your guests to a private catamaran cruise.
Contact Mr. Salvas Vasiliadis (Hotel Manager at Rocabella Santorini) and his teams to organize your wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Where to stay: "Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa".
4. Hotel du Cap Eden Roc
Antibes - France
The Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc is one of the best wedding venues in Europe. It is the promise to experience a princess or movie star wedding. Sitting on either side of the red carpet, your guests will be facing the sea waiting for you; they will be surrounded by palm trees and umbrella pines, the wind gently caressing the candles as you will walk towards the altar.
In addition to offering sumptuous gardens, this hotel offers many rooms and suites and a Spa to enjoy privileged moments for two before the ceremony. Nicole and Arnaud, the hotel’s two wedding planners, will make your wedding an exceptional one. You will bathe in the seawater pool carved into the rocks, and enjoy unforgettable sunsets on the French Riviera.You will live a moment of pure happiness by getting married in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
All you have to do is say "I do", the Cap-Eden-Roc teams will take care of you and your guests.
Contact Nicole and Arnaud and treat yourself to a tailor-made wedding.
Where to stay: Book your rooms at the Cap Eden-Roc hotel. Contact the hotel team for the best prices.
5. Kew Gardens
London - England
Kew Gardens, ranked among the most beautiful greenhouses in Europe, is also one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Imagine getting married in a magnificent greenhouse of exotic plants full of charms, with your parents, relatives and closest friends around you! Kew Gardens is a public institution which employs over 1200 enthusiasts and which has organized unforgettable weddings for couples from around the world for many years now.
Sensitive to different cultures, Kew Gardens also offers its guests the opportunity to celebrate Asian weddings in the most beautiful greenhouses of Kew Gardens like the Nash Conservatory, The Princess of Wales Conservatory, The Orangery and the Temperate House (200 guests can be accommodated).
The wedding will start with a civil or religious ceremony in lush greenery, natural sunlight enhancing the scent of flowers at the end of the morning. After the ceremony, your guests will be invited to a pre-dinner drink while a professional photographer will take you to the gardens for a great photo session. A dinner dance at the Orangery or in the Temperate House will also be possible.
Contact the Kew Garden team and get advised by Larry Walshes for flower decoration.
How to get there: Book your flights to London Heathrow (20 min) as well as your transfer and your tours and activities in London such as London Eye tickets, a luxurious champagne experience (including priority boarding through a fast track entrance ).
Where to stay: "St Paul's Hotel" near Kew Gardens.
6. Huma Kotor Bay Hotel
Kotor - Montenegero
Kotor is one of the best destinations in Europe for a wedding. This romantic city attracts travellers from all over the world every year who come to celebrate their union in the city of love.
Pamper yourself in the "Shanti Wellness & Spa" of your hotel: you will feel fresh and relax before the ceremony. Then look at each other and finally say "I do!" surrounded by your family and friends. You are a more active type of person and want your body to be fit and toned before the ceremony? A gym equipped with Technogym machines awaits you.
Where to stay: "Huma Kotor Bay hotel" is a 5 star with direct access to the beach and the sea.
7. Hotel Danieli
Venice - Italy
What could be even more romantic than a wedding ceremony with your loved one, relatives and friends in Venice, the capital of love? The answer is a wedding ceremony at Terrazza Danieli Venice! This masterpiece of Venetian architecture overlooking the Lagoon is one of the most prestigious hotels in Venice.
Enjoy a private wedding banquet for up to 140 guests with breathtaking views of the Doge's Palace on Restaurant Terraza Danieli's panoramic terrace.
Your parents, some of your guests or yourself are over 62? It's great, you will get a 15% reduction on your room rate in this Marriott group hotel.
Please note that the wedding ceremonies take place in one of the many local area churches, the drink and dinner can take place on the restaurant terrace.
Contact the Danieli teams and treat yourself to an unforgettable wedding in the capital of love.
How to get there: Book your flights to Venice as well as your accommodation, tours and activities for you and your guests such as a "Venice: Local Market Tour and Homemade Cooking Class" or a Shared Gondola Ride through the Lagoon City.
Where to stay: Book at the "Danieli Hotel", a luxury hotel located in the heart of Venice.
8. Ice Hotel
Lapland - Sweden
You want your wedding to be exceptional, different? Share your love with family and friends in an unusual wedding venue? Ice Hotel (Sweden) is a perfect place for a winter wedding.
The hotel has a wedding planner who will help you make your wedding a dream moment, tailor-made for you and your guests. Lapland is a perfect destination for lovers of great outdoors; It is one of the most unique weddding venues in the world.
You can get married from December to April in a magical setting completely redesigned each year by artists selected by the hotel. Bring 30 to 40 guests with you and experience an unforgettable moment by getting married in one of the best wedding venues of Europe.
It is possible to get married at any season in this exceptional place but if you want a wedding with an ice altar, winter is obviously the only suitable moment. Contact the hotel and its team of wedding planners and get ready for a totally frosty wedding.
Do not worry, some heated rooms are available for you to dress, do your hair and make up.
How to get there: Book your flights to Kiruna Airport (20 min by car).
Where to stay: Book your rooms at the IceHotel.
9. Suites Alba Resort & Spa
Lagoa - Algarve
The teams of Paul Rodrigues (General Manager at Suites Alba Resort & Spa) are at your disposal to organize your wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Located in Lagoa, one of the most beautiful parts of the Algarve (South of Portugal). Suites Alba Resort & Spa has one of the best locations. Facing magnificent rocky arches, dug by the sea, and surrounded by sublime beaches, secret and unspoiled, Suites Alba Resort & Spa is one of the best hotels in Europe.
The teams at Suites Alba Resort & Spa have real expertise in the organization of wedding ceremonies and the surroundings of this hotel are a fabulous setting for your wedding, your photo shoot and your party. The place is refined: it combines luxury and nature, simplicity and perfection. All of this will make your stay and your wedding an unforgettable moment.
Contact the teams of Paul Rodrigues (General Manager) and get married in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Where to stay: Book your room at the "Suites Alba Resort & Spa".
10. Palace Elisabeth
Hvar - Croatia
Mr Deni Ohlsen-Dukic, General Manager at the Palace Elisabeth and his teams will welcome you in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Many times rewarded, the Palace Elisabeth is a perfect setting for a 5 star wedding in the heart of one of the most beautiful islands in Europe. With more than 310 sunshiny days a year, the island of Hvar (one of the favourite destinations of the British Royal Family) is a perfect destination for lovers of nature, wide open spaces, a bohemian spirit- chic mixing simplicity and refinement. For a tailor-made event planned down to the smallest detail, contact the teams.
Where to stay: Book your stay at "Palace Elisabeth".
11. Bled Castle
Bled - Slovenia
Get married in one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. Bled Castle is one of the symbols of Slovenia, a magnificent, famous country for its history, its preserved nature and its gastronomy.
Treat yourself to a prince and princess wedding by getting married at Bled Castle.
Perched at the top of the hill, Bled Castle overlooks the entire region. It is such a romantic place for an unforgettable wedding. The prices are affordable for an exceptional wedding in a place steeped in history, they even include the rental of the wedding dress (if necessary), the floral decoration of the groom's table, a bottle of sparkling wine, a medieval welcome by the Lord of the Castle, live music and free entrance to the castle for the wedding party. You can add some extras such as a gigantic bottle of 9 litres of champagne (for 100 guests), a carriage ride to the castle, etc.
Bled Castle is one of the best wedding venues for an unforgettable wedding in Europe. There are many hotels around the Castle to accommodate your guests and many tours and activities in Bled such as an Adventure day: Rafting and Zipline tour.
Before taking the plunge, get in touch with the organizers to set a date and organize the happiest day of your life. (http://www.blejski-grad.si/en/castle-weddings)
Where to stay: "Adora Luxury Hotel" stands next to Bled Lake.
12. Oldofredi Residence
The wild asparagus from Monte Isola, its olive oil, the fresh and sparkling wines of Franciacorta await you for a classy and natural marriage in Italy.
It is on this exceptional island, chosen by Cristo for his latest artistic "floating piers", classified among the most beautiful destinations in Europe, that you and your guests will experience unforgettable moments.
The "Oldofrediresidence" teams are at your disposal to make this event the most beautiful of your life. This magnificent castle is yours and that of your guests for an exceptional wedding ceremony.
You can get married in the gardens, in the shade of olive trees or with a view of the sublime Lake Iseo. Book the entire castle for you and your guests and treat yourself to a romantic, gourmet and rustic, bohemian chic wedding in Italy.
How to get there: Book your flights to Milan (2 hours by car) and your transfer.
Where to stay: You can book your stay for yourself and your guests at the Oldrofredi Residence.
13. Pine Cliffs Resort
Located near one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe "Praia da Falésia", the Pine Cliffs is an exceptional 5-star hotel, one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Finding the unique and special person that makes you smile and warms your heart is not an easy thing. Finding the best wedding venue for your ceremony should be easier though. Listen to your heart and give your love one of the most beautiful wedding presents.
The waves of the Atlantic Ocean will be the background sound during the ceremony. The sap of the umbrella pines will diffuse their sweet fragrance in the warm and pure air of Algarve. After treatments, a massage and a make-up session in one of the most beautiful spas in the Algarve, you will be ready to put on your dress or suit and join your loved one and guests.
This hotel will be perfect for all. Live your life with your love while your guests play golf, enjoy the beautiful beaches, do water sports and dozens of other activities.
Contact James Munro (General Manager of Pine Cliffs) and his teams, they will plan, your tailor-made 5-star ceremony.
Where to stay: Book at Pine Cliffs Resort.
14. Hotel Ranga
Iceland is a very trendy destination among tourists in their 30s (and more) looking for nature, adventure and wide open spaces.
What if true luxury was nature, calm, family and a few friends after all? Several wedding planners offer tailor-made weddings in Iceland in ice caves for example, fully frosted excursions to the 4 corners of the country, crazy adventures and experiences but also the opportunity to relax and feel good.
"Hotel Ranga" is a perfect choice for a wedding and honeymoon in Iceland. This luxury resort is an oasis in the middle of a land of ice and fire. Tighten your tie under the legendary Gulggafoss waterfall and pose with your sublime Snow Queen. The hotel has a wedding planner and a professional photographer who will take care of you throughout this unforgettable day; there will be a priest to celebrate the religious ceremony, a district commissioner for the civil union or even a master of non denominational ceremonies.
Anything is possible so please contact Fridrik, the owner of this hotel and treat yourself to a wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Where to stay: "Hotel Ranga" this luxury hotel is in an idyllic remote location.
15. Casa la Siesta
Andalucia - Spain
Casa La Siesta‘s aim is to make your wedding exceptional. There are only 10 weddings a year at Casa La Siesta. Each wedding is tailor-made to make you feel at home in this exceptional place.
A wedding is exceptional for you and your guests, but what about reserving 3 to 7 days of relaxation, celebration, parties and moments with friends and family too? Ranked among the best wedding venues in Europe, Casa La Siesta offers accommodation for up to 25 people. The bride and groom’s meal is offered by the hotel as well as the bridal cake, flowers, decoration, a master of ceremonies and a photographer...
Contact the Casa la Siesta team and treat yourself to a bohemian and chic wedding in Andalusia. Do you want to live unique experiences? Book your tours and activities in Andalucia such as a Cadiz: 3-hour history & tapas private walking tour or a thrilling day across the "El Chorro Gorege" along the Caminito del Rey.
Where to stay: For you and your relatives book at Casa la Siesta. If you have many guests, book from our range of hotels, villas and guesthouses in "Vejer de la Frontera", a few minutes from hotel Casa La Siesta.
16. Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik - Croatia
Dubrovnik is ranked among the best romantic destinations in Europe and the Excelsior Hotel is one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
The palm trees will be decorated with garlands and the umbrella pine trees seem to stretch out and lie on the Dubrovnik skyline at the end of the day. Your parents, relatives and friends will come to celebrate your wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
The Excelsior Hotel has the most beautiful terrace with a view of Dubrovnik; it is perfect for a wedding ceremony, a dancing evening, a sunset dinner. In addition to its 3 restaurants, this 5-star hotel offers a luxurious spa, perfect for relaxing with your loved one before saying "I do!".
The hotel excelsior works with many wedding planners who can help you make your wedding a unique moment.
How to get there: Book your flights as well as your rooms and suites for you and your guests at the Hotel Excelsior. Treat yourself to unique experiences by booking your tours and activities in Dubrovnik such as a "2-hour sunset cruise with dinner"
Where to stay: "Hotel Excelsior".
17. Shangri-La Hotel Paris
Paris - France
What can be more romantic than a wedding in the capital of love: Paris? The answer is: a wedding in one of the most beautiful palaces in Paris: the Shangri-La.
Guy Bertaud (General Manager) and his teams will take great care to make your wedding ceremony an exceptional event. This palace located in the heart of Paris can host more than 500 people, provide dinners for nearly 300 guests and have dancing evenings for 150 people. A team of wedding professionals is at your disposal to create a tailor-made event.
Contact the Shangri-la teams and together plan an unforgettable wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Where to stay: "Shangri-La Hotel Paris" facing the Eiffel Tower.
18. Vila Monte Farm House
Moncarapacho - Algarve
It’s the perfect place for a bohemian and chic wedding, elegant and sparkling, refined and natural at the same time. Lionel Alvarez (General Manager) and his teams have made this hotel one of the most beautiful places for holidays or weddings in the Algarve.
The Algarve's colour codes are the colour white, nature, citrus, lavender, pine trees, ... it's hard to do better. The teams at Vila Monte Farm House will take great care to make your wedding an unforgettable event.
You and your guests will enjoy an exceptional lush garden, two sublime swimming pools, most beautiful rooms and suites. The Vila Monte Farm House has recently been awarded one of the finest suites in Europe.
Shuttles will pick up your guests from the airport and drop you off at the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve. Contact the teams at Vila Monte Farm House and book your flights, tours and activities in the Algarve such as a catamaran boat trip to visit Deserta Island and Farol Island.
How to get there: Book your flights to Faro and your transfer (20 min by car).
Where to stay: "Book at "Vila Monte Farm House"
19. Olissippo Lapa Palace
Lisbon - Portugal
Although weddings are not prominently featured on their website, the Olissippo Lapa Palace, one of the most beautiful hotels in Portugal, is a perfect place for a wedding. The staff of this world-renowned 5-star hotel are attentive to welcoming you and your guests in a haven of peace located in the heart of one of the most beautiful capitals of Europe, Lisbon. With its Spa, its romantic rooms and suites, an exceptional catering service, a sublime swimming pool and lush gardens, this is one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
The Olissipo Lapa Palace is located in the embassy district in Lisbon; the Embassy of the United Kingdom of the USA but also that of France are among the most beautiful with sumptuous gardens and they are located just a few metres from the Olissippo Lapa Palace.
Contact the teams of Fernando Maia (General Manager of the Olissippo Lapa Palace) and plan your tailor-made stay for a dream wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
Where to stay: Reserve your rooms at the best price at the Olissippo Lapa Palace.
20. Longueville House
Cork - Ireland
Whether in the Stone Courtyard, on the Front Lawn, in the Vineyard or the Woods, come celebrate your love at the Longueville House, one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
You fear the weather might not be dry? (we are in Ireland) No problem, indoor rooms can accommodate your event. The red carpet will be rolled out for you. So please contact the Longuevillehouse teams and plan your dream wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
To immortalize this magic moment, contact the photographer "Tomasz Kornas".
Where to stay: Contact the hotel for the best prices.
21. Villa Treville
Positano - Italy
Want to get married in one of the most romantic destinations in Europe? Positano is the place to get married. There are several hotels that host weddings in Positano but if you want you and your guests to be pampered like stars, Villa Treville is definetely the place to be!
This luxurious property has its own private beach, a gym, balconies and terraces with views of Positano and the Tyrrhenian sea, as well as a pool and spa. The location is exceptional and the decoration magnificent. There is no better place to get married in Italy.
Contact the Villa Treville teams and get ready to say « I do » in one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
22. Belmond Reids Palace
Madeira - Portugal
Madeira is one of the most romantic destinations in Europe and the Belmond Reids Palace is simply one of the most beautiful hotels in Europe.
With its privileged location between Funchal and Camara dos Lobos, in the most beautiful part of Madeira Island, facing the indigo blue ocean, the Belmond Reids Palace is one of the best wedding venues in Europe.
The staff of this 5-star hotel and its General Manager, Mr Ciriaco Campus, will make your stay unforgettable. You couldn't dream of a better place to celebrate the event of a lifetime.
Their lush tropical gardens, their outdoor swimming pools, and a warm welcoming cocktail, floral decoration will make your wedding a moment of pure perfection.
Their subtropical gardens provide a welcome backdrop for your weddings in Madeira. The meal and your dancing ball will take place in their historic Dining Room which hosted, among others, Winston Churchill and his wife.
Mr Ciriaco Campus (General Manager) and his teams will make your wedding a unique moment in your life. Contact the teams at Belmond Reid's Palace and treat yourself to an exceptional wedding on one of the most beautiful islands in Europe.
Where to stay: Book your suites and rooms at the Belmond Reid's Palace.
23. Villa Ephrussi
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferat - France
For your wedding, treat yourself to an exceptional setting, a magical place for an unforgettable day.
From May to October you can organize your wedding in this unique place in the world by taking advantage of the French gardens and the magnificent spectacle of the lighted musical fountains.
You will be surrounded by your parents, relatives and friends and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean. The scent of citrus, pines and the sound of the wind in the palm trees will be the sonorous and olfactory decor of your dream wedding. This will be the perfect wedding for both an intimate ceremony or for several hundred people (up to 300 people for dinner, 350 for cocktails). The meal will be held either outside or inside in the Oriental Dining Room with a view of the Villefranche harbour and the sea.
Live a fairytale by celebrating your wedding at Villa Ephrussi and contact the teams of this prestigious place to plan your wedding. Book your flights, your limousine transfer and your tours and activities on the French Riviera for an exceptional wedding.
How to get there: Book your flights to Nice (30 min by car) as well as your accommodation and your tours and activities for your guests such as a perfume creation workshop in Nice or a "Cannes: French Riviera Discovery Flight"
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