Weddings in Austria

How & where to get married

What could be more romantic than the land of soaring snow topped mountains, deep forests, alpine meadows and wonderful fairy tale castles...


Top reasons to get married in Austria

Why choose Austria for your wedding?

  • Nature
    Can there be a more romantic backdrop than the Austrian Alps?
  • Ceremonies
    Austrian law only recognizes civil unions but Church wedding can happen after a civil ceremony.
  • Elegant
    Winter or summer, Austria is always a spectacular, classical and elegant location.
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While the elegant cities of Salzburg and Vienna will also provide a paradise for classical music lovers.

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If you are a winter sports lover, then there are superb skiing destinations and great perfect skiing conditions from November to April. Weddings in ski locations are becoming increasingly popular.

In winter or summer, Austria is always a spectacular, classical and elegant location for your wedding. There are some fantastic Alpine resorts available to offering wedding packages.

All wedding ceremonies in Austria must be performed in German. There are specialist translators in many wedding locations to make it much easier to get married in Austria.

Austrian law only recognizes civil unions and civil weddings in Austria. Church and other religious weddings are possible, so religious ceremonies take place after a civil wedding in Austria.

Civil weddings in Austria usually take place in a town hall, though some registrars will perform the wedding ceremony elsewhere if requested. Most town halls in Austria are historical civil wedding venues and usually very beautiful buildings.

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Legally it is relatively simple to marry in Austria. Weddings are completely legal in Austria for couples from the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Europe and most other countries.

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