8 jaw-dropping places to get married abroad

Tempted by a destination wedding day? These sensational big day settings may sway you!

8 jaw-dropping places to get married abroad
Get married at The Ice Hotel in Lapland. Image: Getty Images

Looking for a seriously amazing wedding destination? These big day settings have got the wow-factor and then some…

1. The Grand Canyon, USA
Not a bad view when starting your new life as Mr and Mrs, right? Plus, you can swing by Vegas later for a honeymoon to remember.

2. Paronella Park, Cairns
Get married in the lush rainforests of Northern Australia, for a truly unforgettable day. 


3. Ice Hotel, Lapland
It’s impossible not to be swept away by the magic of this stunning, otherworldly wedding venue. Did someone say faux fur wedding accessories?

4. Venice, Italy
Got a bit of a dramatic streak? We can’t think of any setting more beautiful than the timeless floating city. Imagine the ‘just married’ photos on the back of a gondola.

5. Bran Castle, Transylvania
Better known as Dracula’s Castle, this Gothic beauty is the ultimate wedding venue for horror fans. 


6. Governor’s Camp Collection, Masai Mara Kenya
Imagine saying your ‘I do’s as you gently float across the Masai Mara plains in a hot air balloon. Just don't get too distracted by the herds of zebras and grazing giraffes. Incredible!

7. Skopelos, Greece
Quaint white-washed churches, clear blue waters and dramatic clifftops, you might recognise these locations from the big screen – yep, this is the island from Mamma Mia! You can even make like Amanda Seyfried and hitch a ride on a local donkey to your ceremony.

8. The Great Wall of China
A wedding venue you can see from space? Yep – that just about covers the wow factor…!

Want more? Here are 12 top tips for getting married abroad and nine photos that will make you want a destination wedding

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