Paris! The legendary city of romance, and the place where love stories come alive. No surprise it's the go-to destination for lavish weddings and unique elopements. The city is home to so many impressive event venues, with some considered the finest in Europe, if not the entire world! Whether you want to say your vows in a historic hotel right in the heart of Paris or dream of an intimate château ceremony just a few kilometers from the center — the choices are endless. To ease your search, here's a peek at 12 wedding venues we absolutely love.
Built at the beginning of the 20th century, Hôtel Plaza Athénée stands proudly in the heart of Paris, on the renowned Avenue Montaigne, where the most famous fashion houses are. And just a heartbeat away, there is the Eiffel Tower, the true symbol of love. Beyond its sumptuous rooms and suites designed for relaxation, Hôtel Plaza Athénée also boasts impressive spaces for celebrating weddings and events. Dine with your guests at Le Salon Haute Couture, a majestic ballroom with beautiful chandeliers. Or choose the elegant intimacy of the classically opulent La Salon Organza with views over the courtyard. Romantic, sophisticated, and glamorous — Hôtel Plaza Athénée is the perfect stage for dreams to come true!
Four Seasons George V is an art-deco landmark, nestled in the Golden Triangle of Paris, just off the historic Champs-Elysees. Incredible oversized suits with mesmerizing views of the iconic Eiffel Tower, restaurants, a new spa, an elegant swimming pool and a beautiful courtyard - everything and more awaits you here. No wonder Four Seasons George V is a popular choice for grandiose weddings, events and meetings. Say your vows in the open-air Cour de Marbre, pose for photos on the dramatic marble staircase, feast on mouthwatering dishes from the kitchens of the hotel’s Michelin-starred chefs and catch the first rays of sunlight from the private balcony. No matter how large or small your wedding is, Four Seasons George V has an ideal venue for you, from ballrooms to salons. Plus, the hotel offers services of on-site wedding planners and various wedding packages for you to create a celebration you will never forget.
Le Bristol is the epitome of art de vivre in Paris's vibrant heart. With 190 exquisitely renovated rooms and suites, every guest is treated to an experience steeped in luxury and elegance. But there's more to Le Bristol than just impeccable accommodation. With a sprawling 13,000 square foot courtyard garden, the hotel is celebrated as one of the best destinations for weddings. Every event space within Le Bristol exudes classic French style and elegance. Need assistance? You can team up with the hotel's wedding planner for a seamless experience. La Bristol's three-star chef will work with you to design the finest dinner, while the in-house pastry chef will dream up a cake that is as delightful to the eyes as it is to the palate.
Le Meurice is the original palace hotel in the heart of historic Paris. The romantic sanctuary oozes quiet elegance and is alive with the artist’s soul of wit and magic. Sounds like the perfect destination for those unforgettable "I do" moments, right? For couples about to tie the knot, the hotel offers three wonderful spaces fit for both cozy and grand celebrations. Salon Pompadour, with a capacity of 170 people, boasts the sparkling 19th century décor and evokes the grandeur of Versailles. Salon Tuileries welcomes guests with a spirit of elegant, private house. And Salon Jeu de Paume, with its art-deco frescoes on walls, is perfect for more intimate gatherings and affairs. Whichever space you choose at Le Meurice, one thing's for sure: unforgettable memories await!
Housed in the Hôtel Biron, the museum features some of the most iconic artworks of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin, so every corner of this 18th-century mansion is filled with beauty, romance and elegance. It's just the perfect spot to begin a new chapter of life! Welcome your guests amidst the lush gardens, dotted with beautiful sculptures, for a heartwarming ceremony, and then raise a toast on the museum's terrace. And if you want to make the day even more memorable, how about treating your guests to an exclusive tour of the museum's permanent collections? They will be in awe!
Shangri-La Paris is a luxury hotel nestled in the former home of Prince Roland Bonaparte. Holding both Palace distinction and Monument Historique status, the hotel seamlessly marries European elegance with the warm embrace of Asian hospitality. On the first level of Shangri-La there are three breathtaking salons that are go-to spots for hosting weddings in the heart of Paris. A popular choice for indoor ceremonies is the spacious Grand Salon, which will transport you and your guests back to the opulent days of the Bonapartes. If you're planning to dance the night away, the Salon Roland Bonaparte on the second level awaits, soundproofed for endless partying. Shangri-La also boasts an incredible French-style garden overlooked by the Eiffel Tower. And to elevate your special day even further, the hotel offers a range of bespoke wedding packages.
Located on the iconic Place Vendôme, the Ritz Paris is one of the most legendary hotels in the City of Lights. The details and décor of its exquisitely appointed rooms and suites breathe style and spirit. The event spaces at the Ritz Paris are just as fantastic, making it a dream venue for weddings, be it a grand celebration or an intimate affair. The most grandiose salons within the Ritz's walls are Salon Vendôme and Salon Salon Louis XV. The latter can get yet more majestic when connected to intimate Salons d'Été and Psyché. For romantic and timeless open-air ceremonies, Grand Jardin sets the ideal stage. It will be your private city-center oasis!
Located just 40 minutes away from the center of Paris, Château de Villette is among the most remarkable châteaux in France, and is even classified as a historical landmark by the French government. Set in a woodland park with two lakes and a magnificent cascade fountain, it is the epitome of elegance and luxury. Château de Villette has been the sanctuary for many celebrities like John Travolta, Tom Cruise, and Lenny Kravitz. Moreover, it has been a source of inspiration for Dan Brown, the author of the bestseller book “Da Vinci Code.” The extravagant interiors of the château reflect the Louis XV era — furnished with the finest period furniture and objects of art. Host an outdoor ceremony in a classic French parterre garden, inside an original 18th-century Chapel, or plan an indoor wedding reception in an exquisite setting — options are endless!
Dreaming of a private château wedding in Paris? Château Bouffémont is your ideal destination. The venue is nestled in the heart of Montmorency Forest, just 30 km from Paris, offering a tranquil and intimate setting for your special day. Established in the 19th century, this elegant château once hosted grand events for its esteemed inhabitants, the Marquise of Preignes and Baron Empain. In 2012, Château Bouffémont underwent renovation and opened its doors for exclusive rentals. Now, you too can add to its rich tapestry of memories. The venue features five reception spaces and gorgeous stately suites, as well as lavish gardens and grounds perfect for unforgettable outdoor ceremonies.
Hotel Château du Grand-Luce is an 18th-century French national treasure located just a short 50 minute drive outside Paris. Built in 1760, it’s now a popular venue for marking special occasions. From grand weddings and events to intimate affairs, the château offers infinite possibilities. Its outdoor areas include multiple courtyards, terraces, and secret gardens, perfect for celebrating the best day of your life. And steps from the gate of the château sits an 11th-century church, which can become an ideal place for the most emotional and touching moments. Inside the hotel, there is also a grandiose ballroom that allows events year-round, in any type of weather. To make planning easier, Château du Grand-Luce offers curated wedding packages that you can customize to suit your vision.
The Peninsula Paris is located within walking distance of some of the world’s most famous monuments, museums and luxury shopping districts. The hotel is famous for its highest level of service, gorgeous suites and wedding spaces that meet every scenario possible. Planning a large celebration? The Peninsula's large, entirely soundproofed ballroom can host up to 100 people for a sit-down dinner. The intimate ambiance of La Rotonde is perfect for smaller affairs, evoking a charming chapel-like atmosphere. At the Peninsula, there are also numerous stunning spots for photographs, beauty touch-ups, relaxation and more.
Overlooking the Place de la Concorde, the Hôtel de Crillon is a testament to Parisian elegance. Built in the 18th century, the palace was transformed into a hotel in 1907 and has since welcomed royalty, state leaders, celebrities, and other esteemed guests. Just last year, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck chose the Hôtel de Crillon as their luxurious honeymoon abode. Beyond honeymoons, many dream of hosting their wedding within the hotel's historic walls too. And the reason is the trio of impressive salons! The Salon Marie-Antoinette offers the most exceptional views in Paris, the spacious Salon des Aigles reflects the hotel's deep-rooted heritage, and the elegant Salon des Batailles charms with authentic artworks and high ceilings. So, the decision is yours!