Planning a wedding in Paris

Ultra-luxury palace hotel, a setting with a garden or terrace, a boat on the Seine or a legendary chateau or cabaret...Find out 12 exceptional wedding venues! You can send your brief directly to each establishment by using the ‘Contact the supplier’ button. Shortly afterwards, you will receive a proposal tailored to your needs and budget.

Paris luxury and palace hotels

Lutetia *****

Hôtel Lutetia, Paris

Built in 1910 in the art deco style, near the districts of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Montparnasse, the Lutetia quickly became the emblematic hotel on the Left Bank. After four years of work by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the palace hotel offers 184 rooms and suites, as well as 5 lounges available for private hire for the organization of high-end events. In the 310 m² Salon Cristal, exceptional weddings are held for up to 190 guests. This period ballroom has a ceiling height of more than five metres, large windows and discreetly integrated audio and video technology. For the wedding reception, the hotel offers several services according to your requirements. The events team takes care of everything including beauty treatments, the honeymoon, floral arrangements ... to make the day unforgettable.

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Hilton Paris Opéra

Hilton Paris Opera  salon Baccarat - banquet

The Hilton Paris Opéra, a luxury 4-star hotel, is a symbol of elegance and refinement at the heart of Paris. Inaugurated in 1889 under the name Grand Hôtel Terminus, it was built to welcome British travellers arriving by train at the Gare St-Lazare to visit the Universal Exposition.

Situated in the district of the Opéra Garnier and the big department stores, the Hilton Paris Opéra offers you an exceptional setting for your wedding reception.

The Salon Baccarat has a surface area of 180 m² and is a magical place to hold a top-class event. This magnificent room, hosting up to 180 people, under chandeliers designed by the famous crystal manufacturer of the same name, will be the perfect setting for your wedding banquet. The Salon Bolero (98 m²) is also an ideal setting for a celebratory toast in an intimate atmosphere.

Finally, the Grand Salon, at the heart of this establishment - a listed monument, lends itself perfectly to a chic cocktail reception for up to 200 people, who will enjoy admiring the wall paintings, colonnades, and balustrade of the period.

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Shangri-La Hôtel Paris *****


Shangri-La Hôtel Paris***** on Avenue d’Iéna in the Trocadéro district has 65 rooms and 36 suites, blending Oriental design influences and classic French decor. Three superb signature suites are perfect for intimate receptions: the 150 m² Suite Chaillot including a 40 m² terrace with a view of the Eiffel Tower, the 220 m² Suite Panoramique including a 100 m² terrace with a sweeping view from Montmartre to Trocadéro and the 275 m² Suite Impériale, once the private apartment of Roland Bonaparte. The hotel also has 4 reception rooms that can be fully privatized to host up to 500 people for a cocktail reception, 280 people for a sit-down dinner and 150 people for a dance party. Its first-floor terrace with one of the finest view of the Eiffel Tower can also be made available for private functions.
The hotel’s well-being centre has a 15-metre-long swimming pool and Carita treatments to pamper the bride and groom and help them relax in preparation for the big day. A number of personalized options are also on offer, from arranging the bridal bouquet and groom’s buttonhole to bridal beauty services.

See the video : a wedding at Shangri-la Hôtel Paris *****

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The Westin Paris - Vendôme ****

Le Westin Paris Vendôme - Le jardin d'hiver © OTCP

Located between Place Vendôme and the Jardin des Tuileries, The Westin Paris-Vendômeis the ideal place to hold an unforgettable wedding.You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to venues. The hotel’s 13 reception rooms adorned with large frescoes in the Second Empire style range in size from 126 m² to 414 m², with capacity of up to 600. The 348 rooms and 80 suites provide sophisticated and elegant accommodation for wedding guests. A dedicated team will be at your service to personalize your wedding  and provide top-drawer service – everything from food and table decorations to musical entertainment and flower arrangements.  
Treat yourself to a massage and revitalizing treatments at the Six Senses spa to make sure you’re in a relaxed frame of mind on the actual day. And, the next morning, enjoy a delicious brunch at the First restaurant.

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With a terrace and/or garden

Pavillons de Bercy

Pavillon de Bercy - Théâtre du Merveilleux - déjeuner

For a fairytale wedding in a quite unusual place, look no further than the Pavillons de Bercy at the Musée des Arts Forains (the museum of fairground arts). Three prestigious rooms, each with a different theme, are available for your reception. For a wedding on a grand scale, the Théâtre du Merveilleux is atypically themed around tales and legends, and the Musée des Arts Forains immerses you in the Paris of the 1900s with the atmosphere of a traditional fun fair of the past. Each can host up to 880 people. For a romantic wedding, opt for the Salons Vénitiens (up to 600 people) which will take you to an Italian palace without ever leaving Paris. The Pavillons de Bercy also has two outdoor spaces, a garden and a private terrace, that can be coupled with the rooms. The piazza de Venise can be privately hired along with the Salons Vénitiens, and the ‘street garden’ with the other rooms.

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Hôtel Le Marois France Amériques

Hôtel Le Marois France Amériques - Mariage, Paris

Ideally located between the Avenue Montaigne and the Grand Palais, the Hotel Le Marois France Amériques offers an exceptional setting for the most beautiful day of your life: This sublime 850 m² mansion marked by the 18th century and Napoleon styles will immerse your guests into History for an evening in the heart of the City of Lights.  Its 8 modular lounges and its fitted terrace can accommodate up to 700 guests. A dedicated team as well as the catering by Butard Enescot and its inspired gastronomy will sublimate your event.

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Pavillon Gabriel

Pavillon Gabriel - Format tables assis , Paris

Set amidst the gardens of the Champs-Elysées, the Pavillon Gabriel, renovated in 2018, is a reference for holding Parisian events. It offers a uniquely prestigious setting for your wedding. Dating back to 1841, this former café-concert is of antique inspiration. Now managed by Potel et Chabot, it welcomes your reception for up to 2,000 people in its modular 1,800m² spaces. The Pavillon has 4 reception rooms available for private hire, either separately or together. They are bathed in natural light and surrounded by a huge terrace with a view of the gardens — all in the centre of the capital! Catering is provided by renowned caterer Potel et Chabot, who mix gastronomy, scenography and table settings & decoration to perfection.

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 Maison des Polytechniciens

The Maison des Polytechniciens is a private mansion in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. There are 15 spacious, interconnected flexible rooms flooded with light, a large, lush garden, a vast terrace and air-conditioned tents. You will find its 200 m² vaulted cellars, so you can keep the wedding celebrations going into the wee hours! Le Poulpry, the on-site gastronomic restaurant, serves delicious, creative dishes. The venue can be personalized for 100 people or more, and accommodates 250 guests for a sit-down dinner, or up to 600 for cocktails. The newlyweds’ going-away vehicle can be parked in the main courtyard.  
The Maison des Polytechniciens provides three different wedding packages: Forfait Tendresse, Forfait Bonheur and Forfait Passion.

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Pavillon d'Armenonville

 Pavillon Armenonville diner

For a made-to-measure wedding ceremony by Butard Enescot, the place to go is The Pavillon d’Armenonville near Porte Maillot, which has long hosted all the big weddings in Paris. The venue boasts no fewer than 6 flexible 1800 m² reception rooms over two floors for a total capacity of 2,500 guests. The 900 m² Salon Longchamp, with bay windows giving on to a private garden, is the perfect place to hold a wedding. The 420 m² expanse of private garden and 80 m² terrace provide the ideal setting for an open-air cocktail reception in fine weather.

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Mariage sur la Seine

Celebrate your wedding on the mythic parisian river.

Bateaux Parisiens

Bateaux Parisiens

Bateaux Parisiens, with a boarding point at Port de la Bourdonnais offering a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower, provides a made-to-measure package comprising cocktails, dinner, a dance party and boat decorations. Set off on a lunch or dinner cruise on the company’s boat "Le Bretagne". Choose between a sit-down or buffet meal and the two decks. The 100 m² upper deckcan accommodateup to 110 guests for cocktails or dinner, while the 55 m² lower deck hosts 50 guests for cocktails and 36 for dinner. There is also a choice of entertainment: a pianist-singer duo for the lunch cruise or a DJ for the dinner cruise.

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Yachts de Paris

Les Yachts de Paris

Yachts de Paris provides three different packages to help you celebrate the most special day of your life: ‘turnkey’, ‘classic’ and ‘bespoke’. You decide on the place of embarkation, the times, the menu, the decoration and the entertainment, and they’ll take care of it all! The company’s 8 yachts can accommodate 800 persons for cocktails and 420 for a sit-down dinner. The private reception rooms also host 800 persons, and offer wonderful views of the Statue of Liberty and Notre Dame Cathedral. These outstanding yachts for private hire with upscale menus by gourmet caterer Lenôtre are guaranteed to make your wedding an unforgettable occasion.

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Unusual venues

Paradis Latin

Paradis Latin

Imagine getting married in a cabaret! At the Paradis Latin, located only a short distance from the Panthéon and Notre Dame Cathedral, the elegant Salle Eiffel, a listed venue, is available for private hire for a sit-down dinner for up to 700 people. Internationally famous artistes liven up the evening with some amazing acts. 

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Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte

Follow in the footsteps of celebrity couples like Tony Parker and Eva Longoria! Organize a wedding fit for a prince at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, an idyllic setting steeped in history, spreading over 4 kilometres. There is antique furniture in the reception rooms available for private hire. The formal gardens, designed around a perspective of over 3 kilometres, cover 40 hectares. Lit by 2,000 candles and dotted with magnificent fountains, they provide an incredible atmosphere. Celebrate your wedding in true style: arrive in a helicopter, then enjoy a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, an opera concert and a fireworks display.

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Tailor-made itineraries await you to discover the City of Lights. Organize your Parisian honeymoon and the most beautiful day of your life with experts of the French destination.

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Barges and boats for a wedding in Paris
Restaurants for a wedding reception in Paris
Hotels for a wedding reception in Paris
Unusual wedding reception venues in Paris

See our guide to Parisian caterers for the planning of your private or professional receptions