A-Z of wedding photography Provence: Antibes, Ambience, Airplane and Aperol Spritz

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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY PROVENCE, ANTIBES

Let our fun guide help you dream and plan your wedding in the South of France. Using our local knowledge coupled with years of experience and inspirational pictures we’ll ease you into planning of your wedding. And you know the best part? You can contribute to out guide as we are going through it.

If you think there is something we mustn’t miss – please do let us know.

So to start us of…. Letter A

ANTIBES

Antibes is a resort town on the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur). Certainly, today it’s known for luxury yachts moored at the Port Vauban marina. It’s deeper roots go back to the days of Henry III. 16th century star-shaped Fort Carré is proudly standing at the high point of Cap d’Antibes peninsula. Looking even deeper into the history of Antibes will reveal the origins of it’s name.

Greeks founded Antibes in 4th century BC and named it Antipolis.

From around the middle of 19th century Antibes started to attract the wealthy. Luxurious villas started to appear on the forested Cap d’Antibes peninsula. One of the most luxurious place being the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. Built in 1870, it has defined elegance on the French Riviera ever since.

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc weddings are incredibly stylish events. Managed with a perfect precision, the hotel offers magical views and romantic settings. Exactly the kind the South of France weddings dreams are made of!

One of the most notable attractions of Antibes must be Picasso Museum. In the 1940s Pablo Picasso lived  in the Chateau Grimaldi right by the rocky sea coast. Today this imposing building is the only museum in the world solely dedicated to Picasso.

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View from the Pablo Picasso Museum over La Gravette Beach

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the walk along the rocky coast of Antibes

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Pablo Picasso museum (Chateau Grimaldi) from across La Gravette Beach

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Ambience

Depending on your plans, wedding photography Provence, Antibes can be relaxed or stylised, refined or rustic.

Try and close your eyes and imagine your perfect wedding day. As an illustration, does it include sea views, palm trees, sunshine, elegantly dressed wedding guests, crystal champagne coupes? Or perhaps, all those magical views but your wedding guest seated on picnic rugs under parasols on the beach? A glass of Provence Rose in one hand and a sticky bun in the other?

Settling on the kind of ambience you want at your wedding is the first step in making your dream wedding a reality.

Airplane

Provence is a popular place for destination weddings. The glorious views, good weather and a fine selection of luxurious wedding venues certainly makes it a desirable place to get married.

Couples from all over the world, especially from England, Ireland, USA, Hong Kong and many other countries make a journey to the South of France to celebrated their love.

The most popular airports are:

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Nice Côte d’Azur

Toulon–Hyères

Avignon – Provence

Aéroport Saint-Tropez 

As well as over a dozen smaller airports and aerodromes to land a smaller airplane.

Aperol-Spritz

Truly, this simple Italian cocktail has become the drink of summer. With a similar colour and taste to Campari (but sweeter) it’s a popular aperitif anywhere in Provence. The distinctive bright orange drink with lots of ice and slices of orange is served throughout the day and late into the evening.

To make at home:

  • 3 parts prosecco
  • 2 parts Aperol
  • 1 part soda water
  • Slice of orange

What does Aperol Spritz (or any wine spritz) has in common with Austria – look HERE. 

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