Where to get married or elope in Switzerland
Dreamy elopement locations in Switzerland
Lakeside wedding hotels, historic churches, fairytale castles, and mountain resorts are your options in this scenic alpine country! We've rounded up some of the most sought-after towns, cities, and regions in Switzerland where you can have a dreamy micro wedding experience!
Be transported back in time when you tie the knot in Lucerne where prominent medieval architectures are everywhere. The city is also home to beautiful lakeside hotels and villas that couples can book for their elopement in Switzerland.
If you want to discover places of historic significance in Switzerland, you're welcome to get married in Geneva. It's home to numerous heritage sites, spanning from religious buildings, museums, theaters, and archeological sites! Your options for a wedding venue includes hotels overlooking the Swiss mountains, elopement spots along Lake Geneva, and more.
For couples wanting to recite their vows inside the solemn sanctuaries of religious buildings, Lausanne can be the best Swiss location for your destination wedding. The three prominent religious sites here include a Protestant church offering a striking skyline and two Catholic churches that are smaller but equally historic and perfect for intimate ceremonies.
Bern is another place of historic significance where the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is located. If you choose Bern as the location of your destination wedding in Switzerland, you can exchange vows inside a castle or in one of its numerous medieval structures. Expect the same surreal nature views on your big day when you get married here.
Stay in Davos for your destination wedding in Switzerland and you might just bump into a celebrity or two. Here, you can have an epic outdoor wedding ceremony in a wide open ski slope, in a 5-star hotel surrounded by snow-covered pine trees, a Swiss mountain resort, or a quaint little venue with alpine flair.
Bernese Oberland is a place where dreams are made of. It's a perfect elopement spot for whimsical weddings with views of rolling green hills, high peaks capped with permanent glaciers, and stunning Alpine lakes. Our favorite elopement venues here are hotels sitting 2,900 meters above sea level!
Switzerland's outdoor elopement venues
The mere mention of the Swiss outdoors already brings scenes of breathtaking nature to mind. Undeniably, the best elopement locations in Switzerland are epic outdoor spots that serve as a unique backdrop for wedding ceremonies. We've summed up the categories of outdoor nature locations for your convenience!
There are countless mountain resorts everywhere in Switzerland, and their goal is to make your Swiss Alps wedding dreams come true. Your only job is to pick from among the sea of options. Some are luxurious, some are small and perfect for intimate weddings, while some are tucked in the hidden towns of Switzerland.
Switzerland boasts of clear alpine lakes that make you want to quit your job and never leave. See them for yourself when you marry in lakeside villas that offer pristine nature views. Most Swiss villas along the lake can be rented exclusively for your wedding day. They have all the modern amenities you'll need for an unforgettable wedding in Switzerland.
It's hard to beat elopement venues in the middle of vast vineyards overlooking the Swiss mountains. There are plenty of them in Geneva and Lausanne. These vineyard elopement locations look their best on summer. Surround yourself with these fresh evergreen nature scenes by having a summer destination wedding in Switzerland!
Brides who have dreamt of a fairytale castle wedding since childhood but have also come to love nature and the outdoors as they grew old will find mountainside castles in Switzerland a perfect place to get married. These castles exude a classy and royal vibe inside, but when you step outside, you'll witness heart-melting views of the glorious Swiss mountains.
Marry in these winter wedding spots
Let your childhood dreams of a winter wonderland wedding come true when you get married in Switzerland's dreamy elopement spots. Your wedding in Switzerland and the honeymoon that follows after will truly be unforgettable if you marry in St. Mortiz, a Swiss Alps hotel, or a ski resort in Zermatt.
Town of St. Moritz
St. Moritz is one of the best ski destinations in the whole world. That's the reason why it has hosted the Winter Olympics twice! In this luxury alpine resort, you can have a symbolic wedding on top of a frozen lake and enjoy horse racing on ice as your first honeymoon adventure!
Swiss Alps hotels
Whether you elope to a rustic alpine hotel or a luxurious Swiss Alps hotel with high-end amenities, your wedding in Switzerland is bound to rock your Instagram feed. All Swiss Alpine hotels offer panoramic mountain views any day of the year! But if you want a winter wonderland wedding, tie the knot on the latter months of the year, and you'll have wedding photos in snow-capped mountain peaks!
Ski resorts in Zermatt
How does a micro wedding in an igloo village sound to you? How about exchanging your vows on ski boots and snowboard? These extraordinary wedding experiences make Zermatt a wonderful and unique wedding venue choice for lovers of snow.