Where to Get Married in France
Escape to a capital city of romance, where enchanting castles, cathedrals, and love fill the streets.
Marriage Requirements in France
Before saying "I do" in France, couples from both the US and CA travelers must fulfill specific marriage requirements. Those general requirements include, legal age (both parties must be at least 18 years old), proof of identity/residency like a valid passport or birth certificate, certificate of single status, marriage notice, civil ceremony, interpreter if neither party speaks French, and two witnesses.
Wedding Packages in France
Wedding packages in France offer couples an array of options to create a romantic and picturesque destination wedding. Packages can vary, but general packages include venue of choice, ceremony setup, officiant, coordination services, catering/dining, floral arrangements, entertainment, accommodations, transportation, wedding cake, and special upgrades.
US and CA citizens must have a valid passport. CA travelers are required to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization. Starting in 2024, U.S citizens will need to apply for authorization through the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) before traveling to Europe. Check with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for details.
French is the official language of France, but English is widely used and spoken in urban and popular tourist areas.
Currency & Tipping
The currency of France is the Euro. The US dollar is not accepted as a form of payment. Tipping is not required, as the service charge is included in the bill.
Things To Do In France
Attractions & Activities
- Eiffel Tower
- French Riviera
- Versailles Palace
- French Cuisine
- River Boating
- Cooking Classes
- Lavender Fields
- Wine Tasting
- Street Markets
Getting Married in France: FAQs
Things to Consider when Planning a Wedding in France
Having your destination wedding in France with the Eiffel Tower and captivating views as your backdrop sounds enchanting, but it's important to note it also comes with a few challenges:
- Hotels in France are EP (European Plan), which typically means the quoted rate only covers the cost of the room itself, so your meals and drinks will be an additional cost and billed separately.
- The flights to France are longer and more expensive from most US and CA vacations.
- Wedding packages in France are not all-inclusive, so you'll have to hire each vendor individually (i.e. florist, wedding planner, caterer, photographer, etc.)
- The overall cost of a destination wedding in France will more than likely be much more expensive than a destination wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean.
Please note: we currently do not offer full-planning services in France. Browse our collection of full-service destinations below.