A wedding in Provence is everything you need
You may have spotted our recent blog post discussing the most romantic reasons you should consider tying the knot in France, of which there are plenty so we hope we managed to persuade you. Today we’re taking a look at one of the most spectacular areas of France to tie the knot and some of the wedding venues it has on offer. Provence is a picture-perfect place to start your happily ever after, with its fields of sunflowers and lavender, quirky villages and jaw-dropping scenery. As an experienced French wedding photographer, I can assure you these are some of the most Instagram-worthy locations in the area, let's go ! And if you need some more arguments about why you should get married in France, here's a little article i wrote about Why you should get married in France. And if you don't find your gem of a venue in Provence in the following list you can take a look at this other article i wrote about the best luxury wedding venues in France
1- Château OCCITANIA
Hidden away amongst vineyards, you will find the exclusive-use Château Occitania. This medieval château boasts six charming properties that have been recently renovated to ensure a luxurious stay for you and your guests. You’ll find subtle Japanese touches, organic fabrics and plenty of awe-inspiring elements. It has space for up to 41 people so it really is the perfect spot to celebrate with your friends and family. You can make the most of the outdoor space with a blessing in the garden, or you can use the beautiful chapel for something a little more traditional. Their onsite Orangery is made for an epic wedding breakfast before you dance the night away under the stars.
2-Château de Robernier
Planning your wedding can be both exciting and overwhelming, and finding the perfect venue is one of the most important decisions you'll make. If you're dreaming of a fairytale wedding in the South of France, look no further than Chateau Robernier. If you want a wedding venue in Provence with the wow factor, look no further than Chateau de Robernier. This hidden gem is tucked away in vineyards just a stone’s throw from the French Riviera, where a fairy tale chateau awaits you. It features towers, turrets, palm trees and a secluded setting, making it the perfect rural escape for you and your guests. The views are unrivalled, the gardens are an oasis and the interiors are the ultimate luxury. It’s made for wine lovers too, so grab a glass of vino and relax by the pool. Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it?!
The village of Cotignac, only 7 km from the Chateau, is wonderful and typically Provençal with its 18 fountains and lively town squares, bakeries, art galleries and restaurants. Because the village is at the foothill of a cliff, you’ll also find some troglodyte houses. Besides the unspoiled countryside of Provence, you’ll be close to the buzzing and glamorous French Riviera, with the mythic St Tropez just 70 minutes away. Finally, if you want to have a swim somewhere, you’ll be spoiled with choice with nearby lakes, Mediterranean beaches and the magnificent Gorges du Verdon which are 15 km away.
The South of France is known for its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and world-class cuisine. Chateau Robernier can arrange a range of activities for you and your guests, such as:
- Wine tasting tours
- Hot air balloon rides
- Cooking classes
- Visits to local markets and villages
- Hiking and biking tours
- Wedding Planning Services
Chateau Robernier's experienced wedding planning team can help you plan every aspect of your wedding, from the ceremony to the reception. They can assist with:
- Venue selection and set-up
- Catering and menu selection
- Floral arrangements and decor
- Entertainment and music
- Photography and videography
- Transportation and accommodation for guests
Why Choose Chateau Robernier?
Chateau Robernier offers a truly unique and unforgettable wedding experience. With its stunning location, luxurious amenities, and exceptional service, it's no wonder that it's one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the South of France.
From the moment you arrive, you'll be swept away by the beauty and charm of this historic castle surronded in lavender fields. The dedicated staff will work tirelessly to ensure that your wedding day is everything you've dreamed of and more.
So why wait? Contact Chateau Robernier today to start planning your dream wedding in the South of France. http://www.chateauderobernier.com/
3-Le mas de la rose- Eygalières
If you’re looking for country chic in Provence, you’ve found it. With 25 acres to call its own, The Domaine de la Rose boasts olive trees, lavender and the most romantic surroundings you could ever dream of. Designed for an intimate wedding with your closest friends and family, this exclusive wedding venue promises a magical location for you to create and share memories with your guests. You can enjoy your ceremony in the garden before mingling with cocktails and canapés, feasting on the exceptional catering and ending the evening with an unforgettable party.
Le Mas de la Rose is a stunning venue that provides the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding. Located in the heart of Provence, this magnificent property offers everything you need to make your special day unforgettable. From the breathtaking scenery to the luxurious amenities, Le Mas de la Rose is the ultimate wedding destination in Provence.
Le Mas de la Rose is a beautifully restored 17th-century farmhouse that offers a unique and romantic setting for your wedding day. The property features expansive gardens, a charming courtyard, and several beautifully appointed indoor spaces that can accommodate both small and large groups. Whether you choose to exchange vows under the shade of a hundred-year-old plane tree, in the intimate chapel, or in one of the elegant salons, you'll be surrounded by stunning natural beauty and historic charm.
Le Mas de la Rose also provides exceptional accommodations for you and your guests. The property offers several luxurious suites that can accommodate up to 32 guests. Each suite is individually designed and decorated, providing a unique and comfortable place for your guests to rest and relax. The property also features a stunning pool area, a spa, and a fitness center, ensuring that your guests will have everything they need to unwind and enjoy the beauty of the property.
Le Mas de la Rose offers an exceptional culinary experience that is sure to delight your guests. The property's chef uses the freshest local ingredients to create delicious and innovative dishes that will leave your guests raving. From the welcome dinner to the wedding feast, your taste buds will be treated to an incredible culinary journey that will be remembered for years to come.
In addition to the stunning surroundings, Le Mas de la Rose offers a wide range of activities that are perfect for wedding parties. From wine tastings to olive oil tastings, cooking classes, hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, and more, there are endless opportunities to explore the beauty and culture of Provence and south of France. The property's staff will work with you to create a customized itinerary that is tailored to your interests and preferences. and don't forget that you are one step away from the French Riviera.
If you're looking for a wedding venue that is both breathtakingly beautiful and exceptionally luxurious, Le Mas de la Rose is the perfect choice. From the stunning scenery to the exceptional cuisine, luxurious accommodations, and wide range of activities, this property has everything you need to make your dream wedding a reality.
4-Château de Tourreau
For couples who want nothing but grandeur and luxury for their Provence wedding, the search is over! Chateau De Tourreau is set within 20 acres of perfectly manicured grounds, with an infinity pool, charming spaces, sports facilities and so much more. From the moment you make your way up the tree-lined driveway, your heart will be captured, and your guests will never want to leave. It’s the Provence wedding venue of dreams!
In 1612, the bourgeois Tourreau’s family from Avignon acquired a plot of land located in Sarrians. In 1614, the chapel was built here along with a first building. Two generations later between 1750 and 1770 François Bénézet de Tourreau built the château based on plans from the architect Brun. Surviving the French Revolution, during François Paul Bénézet de Tourreau was a Grey Musketeer in the service of the King of France, and resisting the ups and downs of the age, the property has been improved over the centuries and with different owners : the addition of Atlas’ statues supporting the balcony, a fountain in the southern park, and many sports facilities. The château situated in the heart of 20-acre grounds possesses six salons/dining rooms along with nine suites over two floors. In the shade of a century-old plane tree lies the patio, blending birdsong with the murmur of water, and our wine cellar.
5- La bastide du Roy
Steeped in history and rich with romance, Bastide Du Roy is a heart-stoppingly beautiful Provence wedding venue. A labyrinth of luxurious spaces, intricate gardens and endless views, the venue boasts 365 olive trees that guard this magical setting. Make the most of the beautiful outdoor space on offer by taking a dip in the pool with your friends and family, wander around the grounds and gardens with a glass of champagne, or feast on a three-course banquet overlooking the views of Provence. Smitten? So are we!
In the town of Antibes, on the edge of the golf course and the village of Biot, the property appears with majesty behind terraces and olive trees. Dating from the end of the 16th century, it was HENRI IV who, after buying the Château d'Antibes and its fief in 1604, received the Bastide Roy as a wedding present in 1608.
In 1779 the domain is sold by KING LOUIS XV to the town of Antibes. In 1924 the famous fashion designer Jeanne LANVIN buys "La Bastide du Roy" to make a wedding present to her daughter and son-in-law, Count Jean de POLIGNAC cousin of the princely family of MONACO and the Countess Marie-blanche LANVIN of POLIGNAC. Pianist, harpist, she welcomes a large number of personalities such as Francis POULENC, Jean COCTEAU, COLETTE and such.
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