Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence

Wedding planner Var pour un Mariage de destination entre la côte d'Azur et la Provence

Léa and Mehdi came straight from Cameroon where they live with their family for the organization of their destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence.

 
destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence- Alliance Rêvée
 

2 days of intensive festivities in Southern France after a wedding celebration in Lebanon a few weeks previous according to traditional customs.

Friday was devoted to the civil wedding at the city hall of Saint Raphaël followed by a cocktail reception with sunset by the sea.
All in a relaxed atmosphere full of joy.

City hall of Saint Raphaël - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence- Alliance rêvée
Beach celebration -Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence- Alliance rêvée
Beach celebration -Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence- Alliance rêvée
Beach celebration -Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence- Alliance rêvée
Beach celebration -Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence- Alliance rêvée

Saturday, Léa and Mehdi are getting ready each on their side, surrounded by their family and close friends.

Him in a Villa privatized for their stay in France

Villa privatized for getting ready - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence

and her in a room of the chateau.
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Entrance of the chateau - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Dressing of the groom with friendsDressing of the groom
Dressing of the groom by his fatherHaving fun between friends
Make up and Hairstyling for the brideInstallation of the veil by bridesmaid
make up for the brideDestination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence

Late afternoon, guests begin to arrive, greeted with a refreshing cocktail before the wedding ceremony begins.

Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Lemonade - Refreshment- Alliance Rêvée

Léa and Mehdi wanted a romantic wedding with a lot of flowers. We have therefore sublimated the cloister to create a ceremony area up to the expectations of this lovely couple.
Veil above the fireplace to create a natural arch, a large quantity of candles, petals for the romantic side, flower suspensions and also pretty floral arrangements here and there to integrate the quantity of flowers into the decor

Romantique ceremony area
Flowers and candles -  Alliance Rêvée
Chairs bouquet  -  Alliance Rêvée
Flower suspensions -  Alliance Rêvée
Bouquet and candles  -  Alliance Rêvée

Everyone is installed, the procession can make its entrance.

Destination wedding ceremony between the French Riviera and Provence
wedding procession getting ready

“Too late to escape, she is coming”

Entrance of the bride with her dad

Ceremony full of anecdotes, humor, rituals and emotions for this destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence. A very nice moment lived this July 13, 2019 !!!

Sand ritual - Wedding ceremony
LOL - Happy couple
Emotion of the Dad on D-day
Candle ritual- Wedding ceremony

At the end of the ceremony, the newlyweds come out happy under a shower of rose petals.

Petals - Come out of ceremony

After the traditional group picture, the cocktail, installed in the gardens of the chateau, can begin.
Culinary live cooking to delight guests, duo of live musicians with white quarter-grand piano and saxophonist to entertain and set the mood. Everything is there to share a pleasant moment during this destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence in the summer sweetness.

Cocktail area in the gardens of the chateau- Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Tomato and Mozzarella Bar
Duo piano / Saxophone for wedding cocktail Wedding saxophoniste

The guests take their places in the reception room, sublimely decorated with a flowers suspensions in pink tones. The decoration of the tables welcomed a mix of high or low flower compositions, always with the abundance of flowers as the key word. A few petals and of course candles in pretty golden containers. And the sprig of olive in the towel synonymous of a wedding in Provence.

Romantic and flowery decoration - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Romantic and flowery decoration - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Golden touch - Romantic and flowery decoration - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Main table Romantic and flowery decoration - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Center piece - Romantic and flowery decoration - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Romantic and flowery decoration - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence

Lea and Mehdi didn’t want a traditional guest book. So I submitted to them the idea of ​​a large photo frame to receive the messages of their guests.

 
Photo frame for an original Guestbook
 

For the guests favors, ditto, the newlyweds didn’t want something seen everywhere but at the same time they wanted an idea related to the region chosen for the organization of their wedding. So we choosen a small olive tree, symbol of strength, victory, wisdom, loyalty, immortality, hope, wealth and abundance.

 
Small olive trees-original guest favors- Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
 

During the sunset, our newlyweds take advantage of an intimate and tender moment with only the photographer and the videographer to immortalize these sweet moments of complicity.

Couple photo shoot - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Couple photo shoot - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Couple photo shoot - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Photo de couple - Mariage de destination entre la Côte d'Azur et la Provence
Couple photo shoot - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence

It’s time for the bride and groom to make their entrance into reception room in an atmosphere of madness. And yes, a wedding is a sign of celebration and joy…

Entrance to the bride and groom - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence

A good dinner, good wines, nice surprises, an atmosphere of madness, lots of dancing, again, this is the recipe for a great destination wedding reception between the French Riviera and Provence.

Speech - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
First dance- Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Party- Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence
Dessert buffet - Destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence

Beautiful and long life full of love to Léa, Mehdi and their animals 😉

Credit photo from Friday event : Laure Annerel
Credit photo for D-day wedding: Sarah Stefani

Credit video: Jino Agnelli

If you too dream of a destination wedding between the French Riviera and Provence contact me.


Wedding planner Var- Provence et Cote d'Azur

Back in France after 10 years spent abroad, Laure Annerel now lives with her husband and their daughter in a pretty little village Provence.

In love with her region, she decided to specialize in wedding organizations between the French Riviera and Provence.

With her years of expatriates, she speaks a fluent English.

For your wedding on the French Riviera or Provence

If you want as well to realise your dream to get married in Southern France

Contact me and we’ll do beautiful things together.