20+ of the best elopement venues in Paris – and around

Welcome to this list of the best elopement venues in Paris

If you’ve always dreamed of getting married in France, especially in Paris, you might be overwhelmed with the tons of informations you read since you got engaged. So for a second, sit back and think about what you have been through with your future husband of wife, and take a deep breath because…you’re getting married!

Generally, couples contact me very early in the planning process, sometimes even before choosing a venue for their elopement in Paris. This is why I created this little guide with you in mind. So you can find the best elopement venues in Paris in a blink of an eye! As I know the city like the back of my hand, it is very easy for me to find THE perfect place for any couple.

Now, let’s dive in!

1) A little bit about Paris

Ah! Paris! The capital of France and Romantism. The city of the Eiffel Tower and the Musée du Louvre. There are so many things to see in this beautiful city, and it might be why you chose it to get married in the first place!


Paris has always been a busy city, with lots of kings and queens visiting and royal palaces being built all over, including the very famous Chateau de Versailles. The city has always been in the center of the French history, wether during the 6th century-18th century kingdoms or the French Revolution in 1789.

It is a rich city with lots to offer and beautiful private hotels, chateaux and wedding venues for brides and grooms wanting to get married in France. So if you’re in the hunt for the best wedding venues in Paris, you’re in the right place!

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The weather in Paris is very mild and snow is pretty rare. However, summers can be incredibly hot, this is why I don’t recommend getting married in Paris during the peak touristic season (June, July, September, October). The month of August is one of the best ones as it is still pretty hot, but there are less tourists in the city. And if you’re looking into an off-season wedding, the months of November, December and January are the best ones. However, these are also very chilly, but who never dreamed of taking pictures with the beautiful Christmas decorations in Paris?

Access and transportation

Paris is the capital of France, so all the transportations pretty much depart from there. You can find direct flights to Paris from all the main airports worldwide, and from the city you can take a train, a bus or rent a car and go to pretty much anywhere in France (and Europe for that matter). Look into the International Airport Charles-de-Gaulle for most of the international flights to Paris. Once you arrived at the airport, take a Uber or a shuttle to go to your hotel.

Local life

Paris has a lot of museums and monuments, like the Musée du Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, the Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris or the Arc de Triomphe. But local life is even better. You will find delicious little restaurants hidden in the narrow streets of the Quartier Latin, and climb all the way up to Montmartre to discover a beautiful view of the city. Don’t forget to buy a baguette in a boulangerie (the boulangerie Leroy-Monti in the 12th arrondissement won the 2019 award), and try delicious Macarons at Pierre Hermé.

Ready to plan your dream elopement in Paris? Let’s find the perfect elopement venue for you!

2) Elopement venues in the center of Paris

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Shangri-La Hotel Paris

A view on the Eiffel tower like in the movies

63 rooms and 37 suites

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Chapelle Expiatoire

A beautiful monument to ancient Kings and Queens

Ceremony only

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Hotel Mandarin Oriental

Inspired by fashion and artistic creativity

96 rooms and 39 suites

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Restaurant de la Tour d’Argent

Delicious French food with a view

Delicious French food with a view

3) Elopement venues at less than 2 hours of Paris

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Les Pommérieux

A beautiful barn in the middle of fields

Sleeps 8

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Chateau Bouffemont

A typical French property

Sleeps 27

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La Dîme de Giverny

A charming 13th century building in the heart of a French village

Sleeps 15

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Chateau Barthelemy

The perfect address for French style wedding lovers

Sleeps 66

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Chateau de Bouthonvilliers

A beautiful estate at only 1.30h from Paris

Sleeps 32

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Chateau de Courcelles le Roy

An incredible private domain

Sleeps 55

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Chateau de Mailly

Sits high above the Burgundian countryside overlooking the waterways

13 rooms

4) Elopement venues between 2 and 3 hours of Paris

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Commanderie de Ruetz

A familial home with a beautiful park

Sleeps 30

Chateau Allure du Lac

Natural beauty and romanticism

Sleeps 28

Chateau Challain

Fairytale luxury French chateau

Sleeps 50

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Chateau de Grand Lucé

Exclusive private enclave of royal proportions

17 rooms and suites

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Chateau de la Ruche

A beautiful 18th century petit château in the Pays de la Loire

Sleeps 6

And it’s the end of this list of the best wedding venues in Paris! Planning a destination wedding in Paris might not be the easier task, so I hope this little guide helped you find the perfect wedding venue for you. If you’re looking for a wedding photographer in Paris, check out my work and I’ll be happy to answer all the questions you might have! I wish you a beautiful wedding in Paris!

How to plan your peaceful elopement in Paris with me


Schedule a non-sales call

Everyone truly hates sales calls (me included) so I refuse to do them. We simply chat about what your dream day and travel plans look like to see if we’re a match!


Book your date

We find the perfect date together and you’re officially booked!


I’ll plan your dream elopement

From itinerary planning to vendor suggestions all the way to helping you with permits, I plan everything.


Live your adventure

You live a peaceful, meaningful wedding day on an itinerary that’s custom created just for you.


Relive this day forever

I deliver your pictures and your choice of album from my collection, to remember this adventure, and share it for years to come.

Let’s plan your peaceful elopement

Where you can be you. Feel. Breathe in each other’s love.
Experience a place close to your hearts, or a bucket list dream.

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