A Fairytale Wedding at Chateau des Grotteaux
Love is a powerful force that brings two hearts together in a journey of a lifetime. For Julia and Florian, their love story unfolded in the breathtaking scenery of Chateau des Grotteaux in France, a magnificent castle nestled in the heart of the countryside. The Chateau des Grotteaux, nestled in the picturesque village of Huisseau-sur-Cosson just a few miles away from Blois, is a true gem of the French countryside. It is well know in the area as the smallest of the Chateau de la Loire. It is located in the subburbs of the world knowed Chateau de Chambord. Its rich history and stunning architecture make it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, but it's also the perfect place for a fairytale wedding. Julia and Florian both live now in Africa, in Burkina Faso, but Florian is originally from Orleans and when they deicied to tie the knot, finding a wedding venue with French charm, history and luxury was no question. This was the place where they vowed to love and cherish each other for the rest of their lives, surrounded by family, friends who came from all across the world, and the beauty of nature.
As I share their wedding story, I invite you to immerse yourself in the magic of love and experience the joy of their special day. From the romantic setting to the heartfelt moments, Julia and Florian's fairytale wedding will inspire you and touch your heart. If you are still uncertain about which venue to choose for your wedding, here are some articles i wrote about the best luxury wedding venues in France and the best wedding venues in Provence.
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here are the top three reasons why you should choose Chateau des Grotteaux.
History and Charm
Built in the 19th century, Chateau des Grotteaux has a rich history that's evident in its grand architecture and opulent decor. The castle was originally owned by a wealthy French family, and its stunning beauty attracted many famous guests over the years. From artists to writers, the chateau was a hub of creativity and inspiration, and it still exudes a timeless charm that's sure to enchant you and your guests.
The castle's lush gardens and majestic surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for a dreamy wedding ceremony, while its grand ballroom and luxurious suites offer ample space for your guests to relax and enjoy the celebrations. Whether you're a history buff or simply appreciate the beauty of classic French architecture, Chateau des Grotteaux is sure to captivate your heart.
The castle's intimate atmosphere and breathtaking scenery create the perfect setting for a romantic wedding. Imagine walking down the aisle under a canopy of trees, surrounded by the fragrance of blooming flowers and the gentle murmur of a nearby stream. Or, exchanging your vows in a candlelit chapel, with soft music and the sound of crackling fireplaces in the background. The chateau's timeless elegance and tranquil ambiance will transport you to a world of pure romance and make your wedding day unforgettable.
French cuisine is famous for its exquisite flavors and refined presentation, and the Chateau des Grotteaux is no exception. Its talented chefs specialize in creating mouth-watering menus that combine traditional French dishes with modern culinary techniques. From delicate hors d'oeuvres to sumptuous entrees and decadent desserts, the food is sure to delight your taste buds and impress your guests.
Whether you opt for a formal sit-down dinner or a casual buffet, the chateau's culinary team will work with you to create a menu that suits your tastes and preferences. You can also pair your meal with a selection of fine wines, chosen from the chateau's extensive cellar. With such a focus on quality and taste, the food at Chateau des Grotteaux is sure to be one of the highlights of your wedding day.
How do you photograph weddings?
I love being by your side to help you before your wedding day. I''ll send you a guide to help you organizing your day, the best moments for the couple photos, the different lights... and it''s really exciting for me to receive photos of your dress, shoes, invits...! On your wedding day, all I want to capture is the feelings, the mood, the emotions, the calm and crazy moments and all the details that make your wedding unique. That''s why I decided to photograph non-traditional and laid-back wedding.
Where are you based and do you travel?
I''m based in Nancy, France wich is about an hour and a half away from Paris city center and yes I love to travel! If you want me to photograph your story. I love to travel and discover new places.
When will we get our photos?
Your will receive an online gallery link with all your photos within maximum 5 weeks (sometimes less depending on the season I photograph your story). You can download all the photos from the gallery but also share them, choose your favorites, and also order prints!
How many pictures will we receive?
For the whole wedding coverage, you will receive between 400 to 800 fully edited images. I always choose quality rather than quantity and that''s why I will choose the best and more significant photos to tell your story.
For a couple session shooting, i usually deliver around a hundred pictures, often more.