A Tech Couple’s Enchanting Wedding near Cannes, South of France
Location: Mandelieu-La Napoule, Southeastern France
Their Story: A Tech Connection to Forever
They met on Bumble in Austin, Texas, both in tech, seeking professional connections. Their first dinner date unexpectedly turned into hours of conversation, a magical evening that flew by unnoticed. Fast forward three years, in Honolulu, Hawaii, atop the Stairway to Heaven mountain, a sweaty, muddy hike turned into a surprise proposal, perfectly caught on a GoPro. All these wonderful moments led them to their beautiful wedding at Chateau de la Napoule, a fairytale ending to their adventure.
Vendor Feature: Sylvain Bouzat photography
The Setting: Chateau de la Napoule, near Cannes
Their venue, Chateau de la Napoule in Mandelieu, located in the South of France, was more than a location; it was a symbol, merging their histories, close to Seb’s Cannes hometown. They aimed for a classic, elegant decor, harmonizing with the chateau’s classic style.
Unforgettable Moments at Chateau de la Napoule
Their wedding day was filled with laughter and love, from language barriers to impromptu dance steps. The chapel’s first glance, rooftop reception, heartfelt speeches, and their classic car sendoff remain etched in their hearts.
Choosing and Experiencing Sylvain’s Photography
Sylvain’s photography stood out for its authenticity. He had an eye for real, unposed moments, capturing the essence of their day. Sylvain worked seamlessly with the videographer, his communicative, easy-going nature ensuring every special moment was captured. He made everyone feel at ease, allowing the couple to fully immerse in their celebration.
Wedding Budget: A Well-Planned Affair
They successfully hosted their wedding within a $30k-50k budget for about 100 guests. Key expenses included catering, the chateau venue, decor, entertainment, photography, and travel.
Honeymoon in Corsica: An Adventure to Remember
Their Corsican and Sardinian honeymoon was a blend of history, local culture, and breathtaking landscapes. Nights spent with locals, immersed in their stories and traditions, made it an extraordinary journey.