Nice in France is one of those destinations that simply oozes style and elegance. First of all, it’s right on the water – the very same thing that drew Europe’s aristocrats to this oceanside destination in the 1700s can be enjoyed by visitors today, namely views to die for. Then, of course, there’s the singular overlap between the French and Italian cultures; Nice only officially became part of France late in the 1800s and has always retained a hint of Italian flair.
The town of Worcester in the Western Cape of South Africa is one of those destinations that are beautiful all year round – in the summer the lush green vineyards and orchards provide a verdant backdrop for nuptial celebrations, and in the winter the majestic mountains are often topped with snow (so much drama!). Whether you choose to get hitched on a farm, in a historic venue or outdoors overlook a glittering dam – there are plenty of options to choose from.
Amsterdam is one of those cities that holds a spot of honour on the bucket list of almost all world travellers, and with good reason – it’s bustling metropolis filled to the rafters with all things spectacular. Think topsy-turvy gabled buildings, museums full of art and treasures from around the globe, epic design at every turn and gorgeous green spaces that just beg to be discovered.
The city of Tshwane, also known as Pretoria, is one of those South African destinations that tend to surprise you with its grace and beauty on your first visit. It doesn’t spend as much time in the limelight as the nearby city of Johannesburg, but it grows on you with a newly-acquired cosmopolitan flair that started to develop as a result of a steady influx of young civil servants and forward-thinking families who’ve imbued it with a lively sense of growth and optimism.
Situated along the western reaches of Australia, the city of Perth is a place of golden beaches, endless blue skies and pleasing Indian Ocean breezes that flit in and out of convivial eateries, gorgeous green spaces and laid-back locations where the chilled-out local populace kicks back to enjoy their slow and simple way of life.
Situated in the heart of the abundant Breede River Valley, the quaint town of Robertson is surrounded by many well-known wine estates and stud farms. Here, in the shadows of the Langeberg mountains, you will find fanciful Victorian homesteads rubbing shoulders with chic eateries along jacaranda-lined roads that amble towards ever-more fascinating destinations. Robertson developed against the backdrop of a rich and intriguing historical tapestry, and visitors experience the heartfelt welcome of a close-knit community that prides itself on extending genuine hospitality.
As the official capital of sunny Australia, Melbourne is one of those cities that captivate everyone who sets foot in it. It’s fun and dynamic, with plenty of obvious attractions and hidden gems that keep things interesting. Food and culture lovers flock here in droves, and the sports-mad crowd is normally also out in full force. Away from the buzzing city centre, a variety of diverse neighbourhoods boast singular charm, from glitz and glam in South Yarra to hipster cool in Fitzroy.
There are certain parts of South Africa that hold a unique appeal – the Little Karoo for instance. It’s not an obvious kind of beauty, like the golden sands of Durban or the lush vineyards of Stellenbosch; it’s something completely unique. When you venture into this arid region, you become aware of the singular delicacy and robust allure of a landscape that succeeds in being astonishingly beautiful despite the fact that it can become dry as a bone. If pitching a wedding tent in Oudtshoorn or somewhere in the star-spangled Karoo is your idea of magic, we’re happy to report that you will be spoiled for choice. The area is known for its epic scenery and there are wedding venues all over the show!
Adelaide, South Australia might be known as the City of Churches, but it’s got a modern vibe that’s fun, sophisticated and laidback, seemingly all at once. The region has a rip-roaring annual festival lineup and there is plenty happening in the urban hub in terms of cultural events; plus, when you head out of town, there are verdant vineyards and golden beaches to enjoy. It’s small wonder that the city has also become one of Australia’s top wedding destinations in recent years. If you’ve been considering renting a stretch tent in Adelaide to host an outdoor wedding in and around this fair metropolis, we’ve got great news – you’ll be absolutely spoiled for choice.
If you are currently on the lookout for beautiful outdoor wedding destinations in Paternoster along the West Coast, we’re happy to report that you are beating around the correct bush. Paternoster is one of the most breathtaking seaside towns in the Western Cape and there are inspiring venues aplenty. Whether you’re keen on pitching a wedding tent in Paternoster itself, or would prefer to head further off the beaten track up or down the West Coast, there are plenty of options on the table.