Weddings in France

How & where to get married

Paris, France's capital, is one of the most romantic cities in the world.

It's not only the stunning architecture, chic restaurants and swish hotels of Paris that attract couples to have their dream wedding in France...


Top reasons to get married in France

Why choose France for your wedding?

  • Romance
    Many glamorous & cosmopolitan locations available.
  • Ceremonies
    Many couples choose symbolic wedding ceremonies to overcome the 40 days residency requirement.
  • Wine & food
    You are guaranteed fabulous catering for your reception.
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- It's also the slopes of the Alps, the glorious cosmopolitan coastal destinations such as Biarritz, St Tropez & Nice as well as the beautiful countryside of the Dordogne & Loire valleys are all fantastic locations for getting married in France.

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With guaranteed fabulous wine & food, you can opt for a grand banquet, to a simple Chateau wedding or a picnic reception in one of the many picturesque locations.

The French authorities recommend the assistance of specialist wedding agencies to help arrange a wedding in France.

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Some aspects of getting married in France can be quite complicated. The legislation in France for a civil ceremony requires that one of the would be spouses has lived in France for more than 40 days immediately prior to the wedding. Alternatively some French hotels with specialist wedding facilities offer these services.

Weddings in France are legal for couples from the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Europe & most other countries.

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  • On our anniversary trip to Paris my husband secretly arranged a romantic ceremony overlooking the Eiffel Tower where we renewed our vows. It was really a perfect suprise.Nelly, vow renewal Paris