For couples seeking an unparalleled blend of luxury, romance, and timeless beauty, Paris stands as the epitome of the perfect destination for an elopement or wedding. The City of Love not only exudes an air of sophistication but also offers iconic backdrops, stunning architecture, and a rich history that make it an enchanting canvas for your love story. In this blog post, I’ll guide you through the top locations in Paris, ensuring your wedding or elopement is a magical and unforgettable experience.
Begin your journey surrounded by art and history at The Louvre. This iconic museum serves as a majestic backdrop for a wedding steeped in culture. The perfect space for a few couple portraits amidst the grandeur of the Louvre’s courtyards, capturing the essence of your love against the timeless beauty of world-class art and architecture.
Nestled in the heart of Paris, the Palais-Royal provides an exquisite setting for a luxurious elopement. The pristine gardens and majestic architecture create an atmosphere of regal romance, making it an ideal spot for your wedding or a breathtaking romantic photoshoot.
No Parisian wedding is complete without the iconic Eiffel Tower gracing your photos. Whether exchanging vows at its base or capturing the magic of the moment against its shimmering lights at night, the Eiffel Tower offers an unrivalled backdrop for an opulent celebration. Head to Place du Trocadéro or Avenue du Camoëns for picturesque views and an intimate moment. Why not bring a bottle of champagne and a miniature wedding cake to celebrate your nuptials?
Escape to the serenity of Les Jardins du Luxembourg for an intimate elopement surrounded by lush greenery and elegant fountains. This charming garden provides a romantic oasis in the heart of the city, offering a tranquil escape for your celebration.
For couples with a penchant for opulence, the Petit Palais offers a luxurious setting. The grand architecture and ornate detailing create a regal atmosphere, perfect for a wedding that seamlessly blends sophistication and romance. Furthermore, the exterior also provides a stunning, statement backdrop for photographs.
To elevate your Parisian wedding experience, consider hiring a classic car. It not only adds a touch of glamour but also provides a unique opportunity for exploring the city’s charming streets. Capturing candid moments against its picturesque backdrop.
Amidst the grandeur of your Parisian wedding adventure, take a moment to indulge in the city’s romantic ambiance by making a pit stop at one of its charming cafés. Picture this: the two of you sipping on rich coffee or indulging in decadent hot chocolate, nestled in the cosy embrace of a quaint bistro. Allow the intimate atmosphere to envelop you, creating a pause in your day to relish in the joy of your commitment. These stolen moments offer not only a chance to recharge but also a space to share whispered promises and stolen glances, weaving an additional layer of warmth and fondness into the fabric of your Parisian love story. After all, what could be more quintessentially Parisian than a quiet café rendezvous, creating special memories that will linger in your hearts for a lifetime?
Enhance your photoshoot with a second look or dress. A wardrobe change not only adds variety to your pictures but also allows you to curate a collection of images that reflect the multifaceted nature of your love story. Consider coordinating the attire with a stunning bouquet to create a cohesive theme with your wedding day.
A Parisian elopement or destination wedding promises an intimate and luxurious celebration surrounded by the most iconic landmarks in the world. Let the City of Love be the backdrop to your love story, weaving together history, culture, and opulence into an unforgettable tapestry of romance. Paris awaits, ready to turn your dreams of a fairytale wedding into a reality.
If you’re planning a wedding or elopement in Paris, I would love to hear from you! The team at Flourish and Grace work throughout the UK and Europe and would be thrilled to travel to France to create your dream wedding florals. Please do get in touch via the Contact form to check my availability for your date.
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Photography – Natalie Stevenson Photography and Cristina Ilao Photography
Florals – Flourish and Grace
Hair and Make Up – Jen Hawkins and Hair and Make Up by Adie
Cake – Erzulie Cakes
Veils – Rebecca Anne Designs
Dresses – Millia London , Morgan Davies Bridal , Josephine Scott and Mara Marie Bridal
photography by Natalie Stevenson, Cristina Ilao, White Stag Weddings, Camilla Joy, Sophie may
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