French Alps Altitude Wedding

glamorous wedding at the French alps

Happy Monday from FWS HQ! We hope that you had a fantastic weekend? Today on the blog we are so thrilled to bring to you the French altitude wedding of Katrina & Zac, captured expertly through Air Snap‘s lens. Planned by the talented FWS Vendor Haute Wedding, we follow Katrina and Zac as they say their vows up in the mountains of the French Alps.

Katrina & Zac said I do at altitude overlooking panoramic views of the French Alps. Can you imagine a wedding at 2525m? High above the clouds in the famous French mountain range, the couple rode up the Brevent mountain lift engaged and back down to the Chamonix valley as Mr & Mrs.

white snow white wedding dress altitude wedding
bride and groom at the french alps

This is their love story:

This adventure loving couple had traveled many miles together as boyfriend and girlfriend. Exploring California, Oregan, Germany, Austria, Virginia, Canada, Vegas, & all over their home in New York. That is just to name a few. They first met when they were young and became high school sweethearts.

bride and groom preparing for french alps wedding
elegant white dress bride and classic suit for groom

After three years of dating, Zac popped the question in Kat’s favorite place, Disney in Hawaii! A stunning ring nestled in a custom Disney ring box, he started with “you know you’re my best friend right? Then dropped to one knee at sunset, everything was picture perfect! The Disney theme showed up in the couples save the dates, the engagement weekend, wedding shower and the couples last vacation as an engaged couple.

disney marry me box

Then, the wedding planning began. The couple knew they wanted to say I do in a dream destination and chose France because of its diverse adventure atmosphere. The wedding vacation started in Italy and the couple made their way from the Alps to the Riviera, then to the city of love for the honeymoon.

charmonix village alps

The prewedding adventures included: skiing the French Alps, visiting the highest vertical ascent cable car in the world called the Aiguille Du Midi and sharing the last unmarried moments cuddled up by the fire in a chalet.

lovely couple skiing in the french alps

The day of the wedding was a magical snowy winter day in Chamonix. The couple shared their first looks surrounded by lush evergreens topped with snow.  The American couple shared the special moment with their closest family at an intimate black tie ceremony.

family and friends celebrate wedding in the alpscouple and family celbrate after wedding ceremony

They exchanged touching vows under a baby breath arch while the sun was setting over the mountains. The dinner reception was in a traditional Alpine-inspired restaurant, still at altitude for a cosy dinner.

newly weds kissing under a beautiful arc of snow and flowers
classy wedding table set up beautful flower arrangement for wedding table set up

The French adventure didn’t stop there, the couple spent their honeymoon exploring all of the best that France has to offer. Starting in Nice the duo wandered along the French Riviera and into Monaco, then in true fairytale fashion they stayed in a beautiful castle in the chateau region of Normandy, then on to Champagne tasting in Champagne, then ending in the city of love Paris exploring the Eiffel and Versailles, to complete their Disney love story at Disneyland Paris.

bride and groom looking at the beautiful town at the french alps wedding stroll in the snow

The wedding festivities did not stop there. The couple celebrated their wedding with all their loved ones back home in the Finger Lakes of Central NY, just this summer. We know this is just the beginning of amazing adventures to come with K & Z! Congrats you two jet setters!

French Alps Altitude Wedding Snapshot
French Alps Altitude Wedding

And the team at Airsnap were also on hand to capture Katrina & Zac’s big day with this stunning film:

Congratulations to Katrina & Zac from the team at French Wedding Style! x


Vendor Details:
    
PlannerHaute Wedding | PhotographerAir Snap | VideographerAir Snap | VenueLa Bergerie de Planpraz | FloristFleuricimes | Cakes: Chez Richard | Hair and Make UpLe Salon Chamonix

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