Wedding in Paris is the top choice for romantic couples from all over the world. The first things that come to your mind when you think of Paris are romance, love, and inspiration. Hemingway called Paris “a moveable feast” which stays with you for the rest of your life wherever you go. This city has always inspired great men of art. People from all over the world aspire to come here to say each other “yes” that will last forever.
Magic Day – your wedding planner in Paris will take care of all the hundreds of details necessary to create a perfect wedding, find the ideal venue and organize a celebration you will never forget. Nothing is impossible, whether you prefer a small celebration with closest friends and family or a large-scale wedding with star singers animating your dancing party.
There is a virtually unlimited number of venue options for weddings in Paris. The city has hundreds of unique historical buildings that could not be better suited for memorable celebrations.
Wedding planner in Paris
Magic Day is the only wedding planner in Paris that combines an extensive experience of dozens of events organised in the City of Love with international expertise due to our work in eleven countries of Europe. We planned our first wedding in Paris in 2008 and since then have grown to be one of the biggest wedding planners in Europe.
Get in touch with your wedding planner in Paris today to get a free quote and start planning your beautiful celebration straight away.
Getting married in Paris
Getting married in Paris is only possible for couples residing here for over 40 consecutive days with a residence permit or a long-term Visa. If you do not meet this requirement, we will be happy to help you plan your symbolic ceremony in a venue of your choice or religious wedding in one of the numerous churches of all main faiths. Whatever your plans are for getting married in Paris, just get in touch and we will be happy to support you.
Paris wedding venues
There are hundreds of fantastic wedding venues in Paris and surrounding regions. Paris is the capital of luxury. Naturally, it is home to some of the best luxury hotels of the world, including Ritz, Plaza Athenee, Le Meurice, Hotel de Crillon and numerous other household names.
There are also Paris wedding venues that are not very well-known beyond France. So-called Salons are reception halls optimised for private celebrations, weddings and corporate events. They are usually located in magnificent historical buildings and boast of the exquisite decoration of interiors. This kind of wedding venues is perfect for destination weddings in Paris.
We also selected several unusual wedding venues for you. Beautiful yachts, castles located within a short drive from the city and a reception hall offering the best view of Paris. Check out our selection below and get in touch to start planning your exclusive wedding in Paris!
Salons wedding in Paris
One of such venues, Salons Hoche, has been welcoming guests for receptions and family celebrations for over a century. These reception halls are located in a prestigious 8th Arrondissement of Paris, on the beautiful and elegant Avenue Hoche. Just a few steps from the Charles de Gaulle Square and the Monceau Park, it is a perfect place to celebrate a remarkable wedding in Paris.
The design of this XIX century mansion combines the classical architecture and modern comfort. Marble floors, unique furniture, Murano glass chandeliers and amazing flowers arrangements create an atmosphere of luxury, elegance, and celebration.
A long time ago it used to be a recording studio attended by Edith Piaf and Charles Aznavour. Today the Salon has several function rooms and a reputation of one of the most respectable Paris wedding venues.
Salons Hoche is a place proud to be able to host Paris weddings at the highest level. A professional team will take care of your comfort throughout the event. The function rooms of the Salons are optimized for weddings and celebrations from 30 up to 600 guests. Salon’s chefs have been creating amazing dishes for more than 30 years.
Salons des Arts et Metiers
Another renowned setting, Salons des Arts et Métiers has a prominent location between the Triumphal Arch and Trocadero Square. This private mansion of XIX century borders a beautiful well-kept private garden. The venue is suitable for Paris weddings, private celebrations and corporate events of 10 to 600 guests. Arts et Métiers banquet halls are lavishly decorated and furnished in Napoleon III epoch style.
Luxury Hotel Wedding in Paris
Among the famous wedding venues in Paris, we cannot forget the Ritz Hotel on Vendome Square. The favourite hotel of Ernest Hemingway and Coco Chanel has nine function rooms and a beautiful garden that can be used for your wedding in Paris. The Hotel is popular among Hollywood celebrities. It finally reopened its doors after a four-year and 200-million-euro restoration in June of 2016. Elegant suites interiors perfectly combine exquisite fabrics, precious materials, XVIII century style furnishings and state-of-art facilities. Each suite has an individual décor. On the grounds of the Hotel, guests can savour best French cuisine from worldwide famous restaurant L’Espadon. There is no doubt that a Paris wedding reception in the Ritz is to be outstanding.
Plaza Athenee Hotel is one of the few properties in France holding the “Palace” category that signifies an absolute luxury level. Remember how Carrie Bradshaw of “Sex and the City” stayed in a beautiful suite during her trip to Paris? They chose Plaza located on the famous avenue Montaigne. Magnificent reception halls, intimate inner courtyard, and impeccable accommodation make this hotel the ultimate wedding venue in Paris. Add the restaurant run by Alain Ducasse to this mix and search no more for your Paris wedding venue.
If you dream about a unique wedding in Paris, the idea to celebrate a fabulous event in a real palace will definitely come to your liking. There are lots of magnificent palaces and castles around Paris. Home to French royalty long time ago, they are now available for weddings and other events.
Chateau Wedding in Paris
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most luxurious palaces of France just 55 km from Paris. This XVII century estate stands on the 500 hectares of park. The palace was built for Nicolas Fouquet, minister of finance at King Louis XIV. There are lots of fountains around the estate, sourcing from the waters of a local river since the time of construction. The French parterre gardens and flower gardens surround the splendid palace. The geometrical shape and symmetry of the yard are impressive. No wonder that Hollywood celebrities choose this fabulous Paris wedding venue for their big day. Gorgeous Eva Longoria and NBA player Tony Parker were among other celebrities who hosted their wedding receptions in Vaux-le-Vicomte. Have a look at this beautiful birthday party in Vaux-le-Vicomte that we have organised for clients from China.
The beautiful Vaux-le-Vicomte inspired Louis XIV to build Versailles. Located just 20 km from Paris is Louis XIV palace – Grand Trianon, which belongs to Versailles complex. Built in 1687 it was meant to be a place where the King could move away from state and public affairs and have a rest. The Grand Trianon, decorated with red marble, impresses by its sophisticated architecture, colonnades, and abundance of light. Napoleon Bonaparte and Charles de Gaulle used to reside in the elegant and cozy interiors of this Palace. Next to the Palace there is a unique orangery with hundreds of exotic plants from all over the world. This amazing palace can turn any wedding in Paris into a fairy tale. Click the link to discover all options of wedding venues in Versailles.
Chateau d’Esclimont stands in the lush greenery of its private park less than an hour away from Paris. It is a beautiful Renaissance castle with terraces, towers, stone bridges and a lake. Built in 1543 the castle welcomed the famous residents since then. In 1807, the estate came into a property of renowned noble family La Rochefoucauld.
Today Chateau d’Esclimont property includes a romantic palace-hotel, Trianon, Watch Tower and House of Hunting Trophies. A vast well-kept park surrounds the estate. All 53 rooms and 6 suites remind of a lavish style of the royal epoch. A refined restaurant named after castle’s last proprietors, La Rochefoucauld, offers delicious menu options. The restaurant’s wine cellar has more than 7000 bottles of wine of 350 different varieties from all over France.
Chateau d’Esclimont can host wedding receptions for up to 400 guests. It is a perfect classic venue for wedding in Paris.
Great palaces are not all Paris can impress you with. If you choose to celebrate your wedding on a yacht, the ages of Paris history will open in front of your sight. During the dinner, you will pass by the magnificent Louvre Museum, which used to be a royal palace, and today preserves art treasures from all over the world, the eternal Notre-Dame de Paris, which used to serve as a place for royal weddings and coronations for centuries, the Orsay Museum, holding the world’s greatest collection of Impressionism art. This is a fantastic way to host your wedding in Paris.
Numerous bridges connect the banks of Seine, each of them a masterpiece of architecture, unlike any other. Pont Neuf (“New Bridge”) was depicted on lots of paintings and drawings and was one of the first locations in Paris captured on film. Like the Eiffel Tower, Pont Neuf is an architectural gem of Paris and an object worth admiration. Pont des Arts (“Arts Bridge”) the first iron bridge built over the Seine links the French Academy with Louvre.
There are several yachts with unique design and history that can serve as your Paris wedding venue. We can offer different yacht options that allow hosting receptions for any number of guests, from 2 up to 800.
Seine Yacht Wedding in Paris
Small Yachts in Paris
The little CACHEMIRE is ideal for small-scale weddings in Paris for up to12 guests. Its luxurious interior design, velvet upholstery, magnificent porcelain, and crystal tableware will be sure to impress you. Yacht’s roof can be opened to let the guest enjoy the sights along the banks of Seine.
ACTE III had been cruising the Mediterranean since 1953. The vessel has retained all the features of Italian style: clear lines, fine feed and original panelling. For a wedding on a yacht of up to 25 guests, you will find first-class comfortable amenities and services worthy of the best examples of French hospitality.
A reception aboard DON JUAN II is like to a journey on “the living art”. This yacht is ideal for small Paris weddings of up to 25 guests. The refined interior with a fireplace creates a warm atmosphere of the holiday for you and your loved ones.
Large Yachts in Paris
MIRAGE is a modern, avant-garde style boat. Here you will find everything for an elegant Paris wedding and a comfortable reception for up to 170 people.
For a large-scale celebration on the river, no place is better than PAQUEBOT yacht offering 1200 m2 of space. It belongs to the golden age of great transatlantic vessels, and resembling one, cruises the waters of the Seine since 1946. The yacht is suitable for a sit-down dinner of up to 420 people. Reception areas on the deck allow the guests to comfortably take in the sights of the world’s capital of romance.
Best view for your wedding in Paris
From the rushing waters of the Seine let’s now rise into the sky. Montparnasse Tower and the Eiffel Tower, the two highest buildings in Paris stand in front of each other. Espace 56 – the highest panoramic function room in Europe is located on the top floor of Montparnasse tower. The glass walls of the hall offer a fantastic view of the City of Lights. The perfect perspective on the golden shimmering of Eiffel Tower looks magical from this Paris wedding venue.
The fabulous views combined with the stylish interior of Espace 56 will be an ideal setting for your wedding in Paris. The room can well accommodate up to 150 guests. To make your wedding in Paris perfect, we will help you craft an individually designed menu full of gastronomic masterpieces.
No place is better to celebrate your feelings than The City of Eternal Love and Romance. Getting married in Paris will be a memorable and emotional event of the lifetime. Choose wedding in Paris and take this “moveable feast” wherever you go.
Paris wedding cake
The wedding cake is one of the key elements of your Paris wedding dinner and even decoration. We have selected several partners who create the best wedding cakes in Paris in our humble opinion.
All venues and patisseries around the city offer the traditional croquembouche. Croquembouche is a pyramid of sweet explosions that unite the tenderness of filling with crunchy caramel on the outside. You can choose between different filling taste varieties. Better to order from your wedding venue, catering or online. Just google for Paris croquembouche delivery.
Among the grand names of Paris wedding cakes, we would recommend Lenotre and Fauchon. Both brands have several shops around Paris and create amazing cakes worthy of royalty.
Paris wedding decorations
Paris itself is a stunning wedding decoration. You do not need much to make your wedding look perfect in a beautiful church or a chateau. It is somewhat complicated to offer recommendations of decorators as each wedding is unique and requires a bespoke approach. If you are planning a big wedding and are looking for wedding decorations, get in touch, and we will help you create the Paris wedding of your dreams!
Paris wedding photographer
Paris wedding photographer search in google will return hundreds of professionals and beginners offering their services. Their fees vary greatly as well. We usually offer a selection of 20 local photographers to our clients. One of our favourite Paris wedding photographers is Two in Paris. This photographer offers excellent quality of pictures at very reasonable prices.