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Wedding in Provence: 8 of the most gorgeous places to get married

Wedding in Alpilles Provence Mas Gaïa
Photo: Studio Cabrelli | A Muriel Saldalamacchia Wedding
Muriel Saldalamacchia
Muriel Saldalamacchia

For more than 10 years in the destination wedding business, travelling the world for weddings, Muriel is France based, but has also rocked in Italy few years ago.
Asides her travels with her clients, Muriel is also an International Speaker, dealing with her peers onto the Luxury and destination Wedding Market.
Muriel is also a French author, dealing with business methods to international peers accros the globe, while having the clients in the focus of attention. Her first book "The Anti-Ghosting-Method" is available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles.

Provence is known for its sunny weather, lavender fields, olive groves, and vineyards.

Planning your wedding in Provence? Check out my curated selection of the most gorgeous venues in the region.

Wedding in Luberon Provence Chateau de Tourreau
Photo: Valery Villard | A Muriel Saldalamacchia Wedding

Top 8 venues for weddings in Provence

The region’s romantic landscapes and luxurious venues have been attracting couples worldwide who want to get married in France.

I’ve prepared a list for you of my preferred places to get married in Provence whether you’re trying to have a fine-curation of venues where your dream wedding could take place.

1. Château d’Estoublon | The most iconic Chateau ever !

Vineyards or olive groves? Courtyard or Roseraie gardens? Why choose just one when you have it all in one place? If you are looking forward to entertaining your guests with different events, this elegant and modern château is perfect. Here you can have a welcome party in the vineyards, the wedding ceremony in the courtyard, and a hangover brunch/pool party, for example.

This venue also provides ten sumptuous rooms, where you can easily organize an entire stay there (maximum 24 people to sleep) for your four days wedding celebration. The outdoor area is comfortable for up to 250 guests. See a testimonial from a couple that got married in this venue.

We already created and planned 8 weddings in Provence at this iconic Chateau, and each of them had been very different. Château d’Estoublon is definitely inspiring! You won’t regret any cents spent there.

Photos: John Dolan – Valery Villard – Dan Petrovic – Sidney Yassen Studio  | All Muriel Saldalamacchia Weddings

2. Les Confines | Authentic Mas with remarkable gardens

Dreaming of a charming garden wedding? Located ten minutes from the beautiful St. Rémy-de-Provence, Les Confines might be a good fit for your outdoor ceremony. This property’s gardens have been lauded in numerous publications like The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times. One of its most charming areas is the African Garden & Pool, which is great for holding events. For a wedding reception, you can have a maximum of 80 guests.

In Les Confines, you’ll also find a Provencal house for your stay. With ten bedrooms, it is recommended for a maximum of 16 adults. Outside the main house, there is the stunning Garden Room, an ample space perfect for indoor dining. 

We also planned and created several weddings in Provence at Les Confines, and this place is ideal for a several days staycation while having your wedding celebration there. Make sure to organise the week’s rental with your wedding at the beginning, so you’ll enjoy the days after the wedding on site for a memorable provençal chill

Photo: Ludovic Grau-Mingot | A Muriel Saldalamacchia Wedding

3. Bastide de Gordes | Your wedding in a Palace!

On the heights of Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in France, La Bastide dominates the landscapes of the Luberon. This former stately home is a concentrate of history and French refinement. The beauty of the place and the architecture of the buildings are unique and will give your celebration a fantastic cachet. On the terrace or in the suspended gardens, you’ll enjoy a breathtaking view over the Luberon valley and the Alpilles.

The hotel’s interior has preserved the entire history of the building and elegantly restores the 18th-century style. Its gastronomy will also offer a unique and personalized experience, with its refined traditional cuisine using the best regional and Mediterranean products.

I particularly love the garden vibes of this very unique hotel. While being nestled in Gordes, hosting your outdoor wedding in Provence in Bastide de Gordes brings your wedding venue in provence a touch of elegance and timeless aesthetic. 

Photos: Valery Villard | A Muriel Saldalamacchia Wedding

4. Château de Tourreau | Embrace la Vie de Chateau like insiders!

Located at the heart of Provence, between Orange and Avignon, and surrounded by vines, the Château de Tourreau offers charming private spaces like the château courtyard, the patio at the water’s edge, the swimming pool.

For the best day of your life, the estate’s outdoor areas offer several possibilities: in the middle of the French gardens, in the heart of the grounds, or around our swimming pool. In Château de Tourreau, you can have an outdoor reception for up to 150 people or use the consecrated chapel dating from 1614 that holds 70 people. 

We have been blessed to have our first wedding there this year : choosing this wedding venue in Provence is a treat for your celebration. The chateau is all yours while you stay there. La vie de Château, better than in any dream.

Photo credit : Valery Villard | A Muriel Saldalamacchia Wedding

5. Domaine Les Roullets | Secretly nestled, the place to be deserved !

Domaine Les Roullets is a boutique bed and breakfast, self-catering cottage, and vineyard located in the golden triangle of Provence. By choosing this place for your wedding, you’ll be able to enjoy its breathtaking views of the nearby Luberon mountains as well as the extensive landscaped gardens that feature lavender, olive trees, and cypresses. The property also has a small vineyard that produces excellent quality organic wine.

If you want to get married there, it is essential to know that they offer only the venue rental and both the ceremony and reception should be celebrated in their gardens, with a maximum of 100 guests. 

We loved planning two weddings at this venue in Provence. Our preferred time of the year to get married there was summer. Hot at day, and cool at night: the perfect combo for a very unique experience in Provence.

Last detail to know : with only 1 wedding every 30 days (to ensure quiet moments to their beloved neighbors) there are only few spots available per year to host your wedding.

Photos: Ludovic Grau-Mingot | A Muriel Saldalamacchia Wedding + Valery Villard | A Muriel Saldalamacchia Wedding

6. Hôtel de Caumont | Inviting culture to your wedding.

Dated from the 18th century, this is one of the most beautiful private mansions in Aix-en-Provence. There, couples find a paved three-sided courtyard and more than 1000 m² of private gardens. At the same time, they offer five salons, where you can do a reception for 40 to 140 guests.

The venue stands out for its refined decor, which recreates the atmosphere and aesthetic sophistication of the 18th century. 

 

There, it is possible to have a Wedding with 40 to 140 guests. Even though, we’re excited for an intimate wedding to plan at this historical Hotel for 60-80 people. So many lovely details on site, surrounded by a very devoted team. We’re awaiting for you!

Photos: courtesy of Hotel de Caumont

7. Le Manoir Baumanière. Even not every locals know this gem!

At the foot of the Baux de Provence, this luxury hotel and spa offers a remarkable architectural and historical heritage as well as breathtaking natural sites of rare beauty. The place is surrounded by vineyards, scrubland, and olive trees – the perfect scenario for your wedding.

There, you’ll get the chance to surprise your guests with meals from the traditional restaurant at La Cabro d’Or to the prestigious gastronomic restaurant l’Oustau de Baumanière 3 stars in the Michelin Guide. 

We love this Manoir as it really looks like our very classy GrandMa house: full of rooms, genuine and manicured gardens, plane trees.. Important to know: no wedding there in July – August as the Hotel gives full priority for staycation. 

Photos: courtesy of Baumanière.

8. Mas Gaïa. From staycation to destination wedding venue in Provence

Want to celebrate a Wedding for up to 150 guests? The property Mas Gaïa might be perfect for you. Located near the Massif des Alpilles, 6 km from the historical center of Saint Rémy de Provence, this place combines calm, space, design, ideal for vacations with friends or family, and large receptions.

Its farmhouse is composed of seven suites, and it can comfortably accommodate up to 20 people. If you’re looking for an impressively designed wedding venue in Provence and embrace the insider’s style, then Mas Gaïa is ready for you.  

We planned two very different weddings there and one is on our agenda for next year as well: each time a new chapter to write. From 40 to 165 guests for the first two ones. And the next one will welcome a hundred very selected guests. Wish you to be as excited as we are if you choose this venue to plan your wedding in Provence. A real summer house for your wedding in Provence.

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Photo: courtesy of Hotel de Caumont | Denis Dalmasso © Culturespaces

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