Fairytale weddings are what dreams are made of for a lot of little princesses who grew up and finally want to have their own. And because society has become more liberated and creative, to say the least, your royal wedding can finally happen and in a real castle, no less.
Finding the Right Castle
Before you plan for the details, the first concern should always be the venue.Castles are not that different from other venues. It would be good to take note of the points that even royalty has to be bothered with.
There are weddings that involve everyone important in the couple’s lives. And there are small and intimate ones that are definitely just as special. Whatever yours might be, there is a castle that can accommodate all your family and guests.
Now, if this is a destination wedding and people need to sleep nearby, please inquire about the capacity and availability of rooms for your guests. It’s actually the best set-up as far as coordinating and providing your guests with a nice place to stay. For the couples who plan on keeping their wedding an exclusive affair, book the venue way in advance. Or, check if the castle is open to the exclusive use of the guests.
Couples have elderly relatives. So, it would be good to note that elevators weren’t invented back when these wonderful structures were first built. Therefore, accessibility to and within the venue should be planned for the comfort of everyone. Next, check the available amenities. In addition, make sure that all you need are available or comes with the package you are about to get. Now that you have a bigger picture of what you should look for at your dream castle, below are some suggested castles from the different parts of dreamy Europe.
You now have a bigger picture of what you should look for at your dream castle. Below are some suggested castles from the different parts of dreamy Europe.
Castles in Italy
The uber-romantic Miramare Castle in Trieste is a 19th-century structure. It overlooks the Adriatic sea. The interior is delicately decorated with ornate furniture and fantastic ornaments. Another castle for your consideration is the Chianti Castle found outside the Gaiole from the 13th century. Vineyards surround the vicinity which is lined by juniper and cypress trees. And it has a Catholic chapel that makes it perfect for your wedding.
The Spanish Wedding
A quick brush up on your history would tell you that most castles in Spain used to be Arab forts. Or they were the houses of emirs and kings in the Middle Ages. Some of the more noteworthy ones include the Alcazar of Segovia that’s majestically perched above its namesake town. This was where Philip II was married. The amenities that include a museum, an armoury, a throne room and a chapel makes it the closest to royalty you could ever get. But at a price that matches its magnificence.
Romance in Provence
If you’re looking for the ultimate high-end luxury wedding, then Chateau Villermaux is the castle to get married. With exceptionally high standards, it’s one of the top wedding venues worldwide. This 18th-century castle is seated among vineyards, set in acres of aromatic olive groves.
Everything you need is here. First, the ceremony can take place in the splendid Mediterranean park, followed by an intimate dinner in the courtyard. Next, open the dance floor in the grand ballroom. You even have your own driver for as long as you stay. However, the grandness of the castle comes at a royal price befitting of the venues genuine aristocratic feels.
These castles make well for the ambience. Choose the right one for you and start your married life in pure luxury.