If you are a history lover, or wish to have a classic fairy tale wedding, you must consider tying the knot in the world most famous region for chateaux: the Loire Valley.
Wedding venues Loire Valley are mostly the quintessential French chateaux. Besides the famous Chenonceaux, Chambord, Azay-le-Rideau, you’ll also be able to find affordable chateaux that definitely have a wow factor for weddings.
Notable for its historic towns (Amboise, Saumur, Blois…), famous wines and architecture, the Loire River has been classified World Heritage Site by the UNESC0 in 2000.
The regions of Poitiers, just below the Loire Valley is less known from foreign visitors, but just as interesting.
First you’ll find there an unspoiled coastline, supposed to be one of the sunniest in France. There are also beautiful authentic villages, and outstanding outdoor spaces such as the “Marais Poitevin”, nicknamed the “Green Venice”.
The area of Poitou is perfect for couples who would like to get married and be immersed in the “Real France”.
If you and your party stay in the Loire Valley or Poitou Region for a few days, do not hesitate to plan extra activities for your party such as wine and cheese tasting, hot air balloon rides etc…
Some points of interest in the Loire Valley and Poitou: le Clos Lucé, Tours, Angers, Poitiers and its famous entertainment park the Futuroscope, Le Puy du Fou a historic entertainment park voted best park in the word…
Airports: Tours, Angers, Nantes, Paris, Poitiers.
Photos kindly provided by The Loire Valley Tourism Office.