Paris is known as the City of love for a reason; there is beauty everywhere you look with so much poetry and stunning architecture. It is easy to fall into Paris' charm and make the choice to hold your destination wedding there, for your fairytale happily ever after.
There are so many iconic venues and selecting just one may prove more difficult than you would imagine. If you are wondering which area of Paris to stay in, I have put together my top destination wedding venues in Paris, to help you!
Top 10 Destination Wedding Venues in Paris
- Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild
- Ritz Paris
- Shangri-La Hotel Paris
- Peninsula Hotel
- Le Bristol
- Hotel Particulier Montmartre
- Opera Garnier
- Musee Rodin
- Château de Versailles
- Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild
Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild
This stand-alone destination wedding venue in Paris is beautiful and simple to reach from the city centre, only a short walk from the Arc de Triomphe. The venue has spectacular interior ballrooms for cocktail hour and the dinner reception, as well as a large basement that is ideal for a big after-party. It also has a lovely garden available for the wedding ceremony.
You can access the second floor of the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild from the first floor through an exquisite, curved stairway. This provides some incredible photo opportunities.
This destination wedding venue in Paris has a huge courtyard for the wedding ceremony which is the Ritz Paris' most distinctive feature. There aren't many hotels in Paris with such wonderful outdoor gardens.
Everyone will have a seamless experience on the wedding day thanks to the connection between the garden and the ballrooms used for the dinner reception.
Ritz Paris also has a large ballroom on the lower level of the hotel which truly gives you that fairytale moment for your first dance!
Shangri-La Hotel Paris
The recently rebuilt Shangri-La Paris is located in the former mansion of Prince Roland Bonaparte, great-nephew of Napoleon, and features one of the city's most desirable views of the Eiffel Tower.
This destination wedding venue in Paris offers a special area to conduct the wedding ceremony and a reception room with a Versailles-inspired design.
Weddings with less than 50 guests are ideal for this venue. A quiet and charming wedding ceremony can be held in the area outside the dinner reception ballroom. Finish the evening in the outside courtyard next to the ballroom while admiring the dazzling Eiffel Tower.
The Peninsula Hotel is a destination wedding venue in Paris on the iconic Avenue Kleber. They offer stunning views and are close to the city's most visited attractions, including the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower.
They have white, spacious, and opulent rooms and reception areas. I adore the La Rotunde room's natural illumination and the 90,000-polished pearl chandelier made of Lasvit crystal!
The Peninsula has its own team of event coordinators, caterers, and florists that can assist in making your unique wedding vision a reality.
Le Bristol Paris
Le Bristol Paris is central to the fashionable rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. This destination wedding venue in Paris has everything you need for your special day, no matter how big or small.
Its amenities include the 3-Michelin-star Epicure restaurant, a large French garden, a rooftop pool, and the Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie.
The Malmaison, Marly and Elysée lounges can join to create a single, spacious, light-filled area that can be opened to their 13,000-square-foot French garden. Therefore, it is ideal for an indoor and outdoor garden party.
Hotel Particulier Montmartre
The Hotel Particulier Montmarte, which used to be the home to the Hermes family, is now a well-liked venue for elopement weddings. With only 5 guest rooms, visitors feel like they have the entire hotel to themselves while also receiving the staff's undivided attention.
Their courtyard garden is ideal for couples looking for a distinctive, beautiful, and peaceful backdrop for their wedding ceremony.
Couples will enjoy the on-site Le Grand Salon restaurant for their wedding night meal, which uses only locally produced food, as well as the hotel's Très Particulier bar, which is known for its cocktails.
Destination weddings at the Opera Garnier are arguably the most extravagant and exceptional. It has hosted France's most lavish soirées and fêtes because it is only used for the most premium events.
Home to the Paris Opéra created by the iconic Charles Garnier in the late eighteenth century.
The sumptuous decor of this magnificent destination wedding venue in Paris was strongly inspired by the Versailles Castles. The centrepiece of the room is the marble staircase. It looks like it has been taken straight out of a fairytale film.
The venue's extravagant high ceilings and chandeliers are what make it so special. Up to 2000 guests can be accommodated at Palais Garnier, which has numerous venues. In addition, there are 2,105 velvet-covered seats in the main auditorium's Italian-style seating area, which is decorated in gold and crimson.
Do you envision being married amidst famous paintings in a museum? One of the most known museums of all time, the Musée Rodin, is situated in the heart of Paris on the left bank of the Seine River.
The majority of the original paintings and sculptures are by the French artist Auguste Rodin. Some of the wonders include The Thinker, The Kiss, and The Gates of Hell.
The park offers direct views of the Eiffel Tower and the Invalides gold Domes and boasts three hectares of gorgeous plants. The interior, which is also known as Hotel Byron, has tall mirrors with big fireplaces atop them and gold leaf accents.
This destination wedding venue in Paris is the ideal location for your first look and photos on their majestic staircase.
Château de Versailles
Weddings at the Palace of Versailles are every couple's ultimate fantasy. The Chateau de Versailles, which is around 16 kilometres southwest of Paris, was constructed during the rule of Louis XIV and his progeny. Similar to that, it stopped serving as the official royal home following the French Revolution in 1789.
Hosting a Versailles royal destination wedding is totally possible with Sumptuous Events.
An abundance of magnificent artworks and sculptures decorate the French chateau. Gold and crystals sparkle in the ornately decorated halls, which include the well-known Hall of Mirrors. In its gardens, sculptured water fountains use pressure to control the water jets in the air.
Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild
The Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild is in a lovely destination wedding venue in Paris about 35 minutes drive from the Nice airport.
The Estate Ephrussi de Rothschild is a classic French coastal villa that is regarded as one of the top wedding locations on the French Riviera. Aaron Messiah, a French architect, and Baroness Beatrice de Rothschild worked together to create this rose-coloured mansion.
Additionally, work on this extravagant structure began in the early nineteenth century. It took over seven years to finish, which was a considerable amount of time for the period.
The spectacular views and outside seating arrangements can host up to 300 guests. A magnificent recreation of the Temple of Love can be found in the French Gardens.
The fountains can also be lit up while playing a playlist of your choosing - dance the night away with all of your favourite tunes! The cherry on top is that a stunning fireworks display can be set from Villefranche Sur Mer.
Are You Ready to Plan Your Paris Wedding?
I hope that you are feeling excited knowing that you have my top destination wedding venues in Paris! If you need some tips for planning your destination wedding in Paris, then I have this blog post just for you!
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