Planning a destination wedding in Europe means curating your celebration in the name of timeless elegance, vibrant cultural values, historical allure, and poetic romance. Whimsical gardens invite you in their midst. And the epochal architecture bends the limits of time. As with any wedding planning, deciding on a place that will partly narrate your wedding day may prove to be a challenge! There are so many wedding venues in Europe to choose from that this quest might be endless. However, today I am selecting the top 10 destination wedding venues to help you narrow down your list.

Villa Bettoni – Lake Garda, Italy

This is one of those wedding venues in Europe that will enchant you completely from first glance. Situated in the very heart of the Lake Garda region, it has unparalleled views of the lake. The Palazzo will set the tone of your wedding reception, transporting you back in time to the 18th-century Italian grandeur.

Château of Saint-Privat-des-Prés – France

Surrounded by a lavish park, this exquisite 18th-century property is the perfect statement for your nuptial affair. Nestled in a village setting, it is ideal for a romantic getaway. And also for hosting an ethereal wedding. What sets it apart is the cosy feel of a family atmosphere that will prove to be an exquisite experience for you and your guests.

Eventschloss Weissenstein – Pommersfelden, Germany

Imagine tying the knot in one of the most magnificent castles in Germany that have stood for centuries! Adorned with the finest Franconian baroque art and featuring breathtaking spacious rooms, this venue is available to be booked for ceremonies and fine dining receptions. It also has an organic vineyard with its own wine production to elevate your whole celebration. Most definitely is one of the wedding venues in Europe that leaves an unforgettable impression.

Chiesa del Carmine – Umbria, Italy

A charming chapel, endless vineyards, lush gardens, and an olive grove – what more can one possibly ask for? The restored farmhouse itself exudes the most authentic romantic ambience. Slow dancing under the stellar sky while revelling in the realization of being husband and wife.

Château Neercann – Maastricht, Netherlands

This jewel built at the end of the 17th century has been an icon for cultural and culinary heritage. Most of the food supplies here are organically produced in their own garden or locally sourced. So it will make your wedding reception experience unique, sustainable, and remarkable. Your cherished guests will feel pampered with its sophisticated menu and their attention to detail.

Villa Cetinale – Siena, Italy

Beautiful cypress tree lane unveils this luxurious historical 17th-century villa that offers both awe-inspiring interior and exterior. Celebrate your eternal union in the garden with the dreamiest reception, bathing in the golden glow of the Tuscan sun. It certainly is one of the most desired destination wedding venues among couples.

Asylum Chapel – London, United Kingdom

A slightly different twist on the destination wedding venues, this incredible Chapel will entwine your ceremony with dark and ethereal romance. There is also a stunning reception venue just 10 minutes away to complete your celebration. Perfect for the souls who want to blend historical with urban contemporary chic! And all that at the capital of the United Kingdom – London. So a perfect location for your destination wedding in Europe.

Villa Astor – Amalfi Coast, Italy

Feel like a Roman goddess in this villa that overlooks the Bay of Naples. Its splendour easily will captivate your senses with its interior and exterior. This dreamy venue will adorn your reception with timeless luxury and sophistication. It will provide yourself and your wedding guests with a dream escape from their ordinary lives.

The lazy olive – Tuscany, Italy

Imagine lush green hills seamed by tall and majestic cypress trees and a wonderful country villa in between. That is the “lazy olive” in Tuscany – Italy. Immense yourself in the Italian laziness and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere at the villa and the tasteful delights at the organic restaurant… What a beautiful place to get married.

The trades hall – Glasgow, Scotland

This 17th century venue was once the home of Scottish craftsmen. It was created with all the glory and luxurious details you can imagine. Now you can enjoy this gem as your stunning destination wedding location in Glasgow, if you are looking forward to tie the knot in Scotland. Additionally you can stroll through the stunning landscape surrounding Glasgow. Like touring from Whitby abbey to the ayrshire Coast or even the highlands at Glencoe. Get lost in the beauty of Scotland…

I hope that my selection has inspired you to find your perfect wedding venue in Europe. For more unique tips and recommendations, visit my other articles or just contact me! I am more than happy to assist you if you want to plan your destination wedding in Germany, Europe or around.

If you need any inspiration you can stroll through my gallery of destination weddings in Europe, like this stunning one in Portugal here or here. Or have a look at my fine art destination wedding editorial in Italy, at Lake Garda.

Enjoy!

Simone

June 17, 2021

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