Destination Weddings in Provence
"When God created the sun, the earth, the mountains and the seas, and put them in place, he realized that a little of each remained. So he gathered the bits together to make a paradise and so was born Provence".
Come celebrate your wedding in Provence, the homeland of courtly love, troubadours, & mistral poets where the heady scents of lavender, broom and wild iris perfume the air. A land where love & romance have reigned since the 12th century. A land of many mysteries and countless pleasures, Provence is a perfect wedding destination.
See the silvery olive trees, stands of cypress, almond trees in full bloom, fields of sunflowers and lavender. Listen to the mistral wind, taste the wines & olives, and feel the old Roman stones - this couldn't be anywhere but La Belle Provence. It's difficult to imagine a more picturesque & romantic backdrop for your wedding pictures.
Unless you're intending to stay for months, the main problem with Provence is choosing where to go. The fragrant countryside is scattered with historic fortified medieval towns such as the papal city of Avignon with its famous Theater festival and ancient Roman towns like Orange and Arles with their great monuments, arches and coliseums.
What a perfect opportunity for you and your guests to discover the hidden delights that Provence has to offer. Your wedding experience in Provence will take in the tiny perched villages of the Luberon, the dramatic Gorge du Verdon, the ochre canyon of the Colorado Provencal, the "cafe and culture" city of Aix-en-Provence, and the flamingo filled lagoons of Camargue.
The more than 300 days of sunshine a year make Provence an idyllic wedding destination. Join famous painters such as Renoir, Matisse and Van Gogh who have flocked here seeking inspiration and relaxation in its soft light and dramatic landscapes.
Over the course of your stay, Provence will teach you to appreciate the simple life of abundance: buying bread at the morning market, lingering over lunch and a pastis under shady plane trees savoring the exquisite panorama of an old stone village.
Your wedding reception in Provence will include the extraordinary local products and an exciting range of wines from the regionís famous vineyards. With its staples of tomatoes, garlic, saffron, sweet and hot peppers, anchovies, olives, olive oil and the native wild each dish will be a revelation.
No other region of France stirs the imagination and stimulates the senses so intensely. The magic and enchantment of this extraordinary region will make your wedding in Provence unforgettable! Let it fire your imagination with the many delights that await you.