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10 Stunning Places To Travel For Your Wedding

Your wedding day should be one of the most memorable and spectacular days of your life. Choosing a destination that suits both you and your spouse can be a tricky challenge, but with a little bit of research, you’ll find that there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re a beach lover, mountain climber, or city traverser, you can be sure to find the most stunning locations to celebrate your special day.

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The best part about destination weddings is that you get to enjoy a beautiful, foreign experience with not only your significant other but those in your lives who’ve supported and encouraged your bond. Read on to learn about 10 of the most stunning places to travel for your wedding.

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10 Aspen, Colorado

Nothing takes your breath away quite like the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. And at such high altitude, that statement becomes all the more literal. If you and your spouse love beautiful nature, outdoor activities, art, and culture consider traveling to Aspen, Colorado for your wedding destination.

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Your families can enjoy any of the activities available in the area, before or after the wedding, including skiing, hiking, mountain climbing, or relaxing in one of the natural hot springs. You and your guests will never forget the incredible views or the magnificent venue. No matter if your wedding style is luxurious, chic, classic, or country, a wedding in Aspen won’t disappoint.

9 Montego Bay, Jamaica

The small island of Jamaica is jam-packed with a diverse geography. From mountains to rainforests to beaches, there’s no shortage of natural beauty you can find here. It’s only a short flight from the biggest cities on the East Coast, so family and friends have no reason to reject your invitation to a celebration of love.

The best months to say "I do" in this tropical paradise is between October and December. No matter where you choose to tie the knot, you and your guests will be sure to be immersed in Jamaican vibes; with soothing reggae music and delicious cuisines, it’ll certainly be an event to remember.

8 Rome, Italy

What makes weddings in Rome so magical? The romantic and timeless architecture. The newlywed couple and their guests can enjoy strolls along the cobblestoned streets, admire historical monuments, and enjoy each other’s company in one of the many charming cafes.

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Wedding venues galore for every taste; rooftop terraces offer views of the Roman skyline, while the outskirts provide countryside villas and castles made for an enchanting ceremony. Rome’s location is the perfect proximity for traveling to other popular Italian destinations; the Amalfi Coast sits just south, while Tuscany is the perfect escape north.

7 Loire Valley, France

For a fairytale wedding, look no further than Loire Valley, France. French grandeur and gastronomy can be found in this historical region that separates northern and southern France. With castles and towers built for kings and glittering banquet halls, it’s a flawless destination to wed a prince with his princess.

Make your wedding dreams come true by booking one of the regal chateaus to host your special day. You’ll be sure to find elegant decor, top of the line catering, and detailed touches to make your day unforgettable. Choose a classic wedding in a distinguished chapel or opt for a tasteful garden ceremony.

6 Riviera Maya, Mexico

Riviera Maya is perfect for couples seeking a destination wedding that’s affordable, yet luxurious. The Mexican Caribbean coastline is dotted with pristine beaches for lovers craving the feeling of sand under their toes and kisses from the sun. Underwater adventures can be had by all who join in on the celebration with sites like the Underwater Museum and colorful coral waiting to be discovered.

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All inclusive options in one of the many luxurious resorts make wedding planning as breezy as the palms’ leaves. One thing to keep in mind is that Mexico has distinct dry and rainy seasons. Though typically, the rainy season isn’t so bad, steer clear of October and November due to hurricane warnings. December to April is the dry season, and the most popular, but the best deals can be found between July and September.

5 Málaga, Spain

If you love the ocean, but your spouse prefers the mountains, you won’t have to compromise with a destination wedding in Málaga, Spain. Fairytale castles perched on the hilltops overlooking the Mediterranean Sea make for a dream ceremony that no one will dare to interrupt. If castles aren’t your thing, you can choose to be wed in a rural estate in the countryside, a luxury villa, or in an 18th-century Monastery.

This up and coming city is a new contender boasting its authentic Spanish culture through a love of live music, unique fiestas, and delicious foods traditional to the region.

4 Cascais, Portugal

In Cascais, Portugal, you can choose to have your wedding ceremony by the sea, inland, or in one of the many historical venues. Oceanfront weddings help you celebrate royally and with style. Options include a castle on the beach or any of the upscale hotels on the shoreline. Inland ceremonies take place at a local winery or an elegant palace that combines Gothic influences with Indian and Moorish details.

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Historical venues include the Fortaleza do Guincho which was constructed in 1640 and used to watch for ships and protect Guincho beach. Another option is the palace at Penha Longa, known for being a retreat for the royal family in the 16th and 17th centuries.

3 Kent, England

Kent, England is home to one of the world’s loveliest castles - Leeds Castle. But Kent is home to more than just a world-famous castle. If you’re looking for a beautiful barnyard venue, Kent is the place to consider. A tranquil wedding in a rustic barn can be just what you’re looking for on your special day.

Go for an early ceremony that includes a wedding breakfast under a glammed up tent. Fairytale gazebos and stone arches make for relaxation in comfort and luxury. Have your wedding planning team orchestrate a carnival with festive rides for an unforgettable wedding day!

2 Santorini, Greece

If you’re looking for a place where the ocean seems to flow into the towering volcano, all while setting your eyes on one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world, Santorini is your place. There’s no shortage to the amount of wedding venue options you have, either.

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Be it a historical 18th-century sailing ship, a traditional winery, a luxury yacht catamaran, or a black sand beach; each venue sounds perfect. Wedding planners are there to help every step of the way to make your wedding day the most memorable day of your life.

1 Malibu, California

A surprising first, Malibu, California. Valleys, vineyards, and quaint garden celebrations - Malibu is one of the most diverse places to host a wedding celebration. Wineries are the main attraction and yet another venue where you can choose to say “I do.” An oceanfront wedding is also possible as well as the option for a wedding ceremony above Paradise Cove, which isn’t exactly oceanfront, but overlooking the beautiful Pacific Coast.

Just off the Pacific Coast highway, guests are welcome to explore one of the most sought out travel experiences in the United States, one that will guarantee the best post-wedding adventures.

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