South of France Chateau Eza Wedding

Penned on August 8, 2016 in Real Weddings
Photography by Philip Andrukhovich

Stunning south of France wedding venue

Happy Monday everyone. I hope you are all well and happy and ready for a fun packed week ahead. We have a gorgeous week planned for you on the blog starting off with this fabulous South of France Chateau Eza Wedding from Philip Andrukhovich.

This stunning venue is based in Èze, a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. The 400-year-old chateau overlooking the Mediterranean Sea is a lavish boutique hotel just 8km from Monaco and 20km from the Italian border at Ponte San Ludovico.

Our beautiful bride Sarah wears a stunning backless Pronovias wedding gown for her hill top ceremony, I’m sure you’ll agree the views are just breathtaking, what a perfect spot to say I Do!

So grab a glass of something cool and lets head off to the French sunshine for a few moments…South of France Chateau Wedding

Chateau Eza Views

Eze wedding

Sarah and Pedro wanted a small wedding with just a few family and friends attending. As they lived in Nice a few years ago it made perfect sense to go back to this beautiful area. Eze village was their first choice because on visiting they fell head over heels in love with the area. They quickly contacted the venue who were very well prepared allowing Sarah and Pedro to proceed with their wedding plans right away.South of France Chateau Eza Wedding

Wedding dress shot

South of france photographer

Pronovias wedding dress

Glamorous Chateau Wedding

The couple explained how everything went perfectly and that it would be impossible to choose a favourite moment out of their day! It’s safe to say they had a magical time on the French Riviera.Amazing bridal portrait

Lilac wedding flowers

Elegant bridal portrait

Pronovias bridal dresses

Our bride Sarah shares her advice to other couples planning their wedding en France…

“We were very lucky, because in just three months we organized the wedding with the hotel. If other couples wish to marry in Eze, I highly recommend the hotel Chateau Eza. They gave us all the information needed from the florist to the photographer (I recommend both). I did not want my hair done in the room, so I went to the village salon… my hair stayed better than I had imagined. The dinner at the hotel was fabulous. Also, I’d recommend to put on background music for your guests on the terrace during the cocktail hour.”

Chic wedding updo

Rose wedding bouquet

lace detail wedding dress

Chateau Eza

Chic wedding guests

Celebrant Rupert Wynne James

Photographer Philip Andrukhovich shares a few of his memories from the day…

“Eze village is one of the most beautiful places for a wedding on the French Riviera. There are old streets, wooden doors and stone walls. Around every corner you can find a new story, a new picture. A beautiful couple in wedding attire harmoniously and easily fits into the scenery.”Hill top wedding ceremony

Chateau Eza Wedding ceremony

French Riviera Real Wedding

Cote d'Azur Wedding venue

“In addition to the old streets of the city, we had a photo session in the beautiful gardens of Chateau Chevre d’Or. This is a magnificent garden. The most important event of the wedding day – the ceremony was held in Chateau Eza. It offers a magnificent view of the sea and on the peninsula Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. Saying your vows at this breathtaking spot evokes great emotions for the couple and leaves an everlasting impression.”Chateau Eza Wedding

Romantic intimate south of France wedding

Intimate destination wedding

“I am grateful to Sarah and Pedro for their confidence to photograph their wedding day. They were open to new ideas and filled with love for each other. It’s easy to photograph a couple when they trust and love each other so that it can pass on this love all around.”Backless Pronovias wedding gown

To view another amazing wedding at Chateau Eza click here.

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Wedding Vendors

Photographer: Philip Andrukhovich | Ceremony venue: Chateau Eza | Wedding dress: Pronovias | Celebrant: Rupert Wynne-James | Hair and Make-up: Le salon Leroy S | Florist: Mme Ferris Mara | Accommodation: Chateau Eza

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