Do you love fairy tales and castles ever since you were a little girl? Well, if you’re a bride-to-be, then it’s a dream come true to get married in a real-life castle! Have a fairy tale wedding at any of these castle destinations worldwide:
NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE, SCHWANGAU, GERMANY
Though unfinished, the Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most visited castles in the world! This very picturesque castle was built in 1868 by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Imagine a castle that sits on top of a rock ledge over Pollat Gorge in the Bavarian Alps. Once you see it, for sure, you will notice its resemblance to Disney’s Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. You will truly feel like a royal in this magnificent castle.
Hluboká Castle, Czech Republic
Hluboka Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech Republic. It is in South Bohemia, a 2-hour drive from Prague. This castle welcomes couples from all over the world for their wedding day. The wedding hall can accommodate 40 standing guests and 20 seated guests. Also, you can opt to host the ceremony at the park castle or Hotel Stekl terrace. You’ll indeed feel like princes and princesses here!
PALACIO DA PENA, SINTRA, PORTUGAL
Palacio Da Pena is a former monastery that became a summer residence for the Portuguese royal family. Now it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s a national monument that constitutes one of the primary expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world! And because of this, Pena Palace definitely is worth considering to be your fairy tale wedding venue. It’s built on top of a hill overlooking the magnificent flora and fauna and the charming town of Sintra, which is a mysterious and magical town.
Boldt Castle, Alexandria Bay, NY, USA
You can be as romantic as George Boldt, who built this castle to tribute the love of his life, his wife, Louise. It’s built on Heart Island in the St. Lawrence River. So you can imagine a perfect backdrop of a stone castle in the river with lots of gardens filled with beautiful flowers. Be inspired by the love story behind the beautiful castle walls! This will indeed be a romantic fairy tale wedding for you.
Belvoir Castle, England
The Duke of Rutland’s family has owned the Belvoir Castle since 1067. It stands on a high hill in the English county of Leicestershire, overlooking the 15,000-acre Belvoir estate. It boasts magnificent formal gardens, lakes, and woodland that will surely wow your guests. Aside from the castle’s great splendor, they also offer wedding packages that include a choice of two rooms for your Civil Ceremony and drinks reception for up to 120 people, a beautiful suite of rooms for the bride and her bridesmaids to prepare in luxurious style, and the Duke’s Ceremonial Sword to cut your wedding cake, among others.
Whatever castle venue you choose for your wedding, there’s no doubt that you will have a very extraordinary and magical celebration on your special day that only happens once in a lifetime. And, of course, it’s a must to capture every moment in those breathtaking castles! If you want remarkable photographs on your wedding day, then let’s chat, and we will be honored to do it for you.