La Bastide de Toursainte: A Magical South of France Wedding

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Jingjing and Alexandre’s Perfect Wedding Day in Provence

Location: Marseille, South of France

In the sunny heart of Provence, known for its breathtaking lavender fields, delicious cuisine, and the famous Provençal Rosé, there’s always a reason to celebrate. Captivated by this enchantment, Jingjing and Alexandre chose this idyllic backdrop for their South of France wedding. Their search led them to a beautiful 18th-century bastide near Marseille, bringing their dream wedding to fruition in the most picturesque setting.

Vendor Feature: Olya Kobruseva

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Pastel Perfection: Capturing Provencal Elegance at La Bastide de Toursainte

Just a short 10-mile journey from Marseille lies the enchanting Provencal venue, La Bastide de Toursainte. Chosen by Jingjing and Alexandre for their special day, this venue perfectly captures the essence of a traditional Provence wedding location. With a dreamy color palette of ivory, lavender, and apricot, floral designer Sophie Robert crafted delicate and sophisticated arrangements that perfectly complemented the bastide’s beauty, embodying the essence of a South of France wedding venue.

Jingjing and Alexandre’s Enchanting South of France Wedding Day

The morning of the wedding saw Jingjing and her bridesmaids preparing in the stunning bridal suite, sipping champagne as they awaited the day’s events. The ceremony took place in the venue’s garden, with a floral arch near the French fountain wall, creating a simple yet stunning outdoor wedding space. Post-ceremony, the couple and their guests moved to the fountain park for a champagne reception, enjoying jazz music and the beautiful sunset, highlighting the charm of a Provence wedding.

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Outdoor Reception under Fairy Lights

The reception showcased a harmony of garden roses, sweet peas, delphiniums, and hydrangeas, transforming La Bastide de Toursainte into a luxurious botanical garden. Dinner was served on the terrace, under a canopy of stars, creating an intimate and magical atmosphere. The menu featured authentic Provencal food, including a selection of local cheeses paired with Provence honey, and the evening continued with specialty drinks and an open bar.

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Sweet Endings 

The highlight was the elegant wedding cake by Le Garde Manger, enjoyed alongside coffee, tea, and assorted mini desserts. The entire dinner, set against the backdrop of a flower arch and candlelight, offered a dreamlike experience under the starlit sky and the warm glow of La Bastide de Toursainte, marking the culmination of a perfect Provence Wedding day.

Vendors List:

Photography: Olya Kobruseva | Florist: Sophie RobertCinematography: Stefani Leguenn | Event Planning: Lavie Wedding | Cake: Le garde manger | Catering: La Truffe Noire | DJ: Monsieur Sept | Groom’s Attire: Giorgio Armani | Wedding Venue: Bastide de Toursainte | Weddings Rings: Cartier | Weddings Rings: Chaumet | Reception Dress: Giorgio Armani | Beauty: Jane MakeUp Artist | Musicians: Jazz Cocktail | Wedding Car Rental: Les belles lurettes | Wedding Fireworks: Noy events Marseille

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