Post # 1
We had attended a wedding in the past at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Westchester Country, NY and loved it! We are looking for a similar experience for our wedding in Europe (Western or Central/Eastern) in Spring 2020. Can you recommend venues that we should consider in our planning?
Some key factors:
– Located in Europe
– Rural Mountain or Farm Setting
– Gourmet Quality Food Menu (does not need MIchelin rating)
– Farm-to-Table a plus
Thank you in advance!
Post # 2
any more detail on where in Europe? It’s a pretty big and diverse place. Do you want to get legally married there too? That will make a difference as in some countries it’s harder than others.
i suggest you narrow it down to at least a country first.
Post # 3
maybe you want to take a look at this site:
It’s in Tyrol/Austria/Central Europe.
Due to the climate I would recommend a wedding in late May, June – in April there might be
still some snow.
Post # 4
Will you have chance to visit the venue before booking? Or just book it and turn up, obvs lots of risk with this.
Post # 5
Europe is a whole continent, I think you need to narrow it down to a country before people can give any suggestions. I’m planning a wedding in Italy (I’m based in the UK) my advice would be to start with check which countries you can legally marry in and if they have minimum stay requirements, as some of them require you to be in the country anything from a few days to a few weeks before you can get married there. Then I would decide what kind of food you want, the food varies massively between countries, and what weather, again this varies significantly between regions of Europe. Once you’ve decided on all that you can pick a country, I would then speak to a wedding planner regarding budget and your expectations and they will suggest suitable venues , you can arrange it by yourself if you really want to, but if there is a language barrier I would 100% recommend a local planner to help you.
Post # 7
I’m no help, just wanted to say we almost went with Blue Hill for our wedding. It’s so cool! My little sister even attended farm camp there years ago.
Post # 8
With those specs I’d say pretty much any county in Europe. I’d start with what is easy for guest get to, legal requirements for marriage, what type of food you are interested in and what type of scenery you want. Based on that you can narrow down the country and then look for more specific locations.
Based on the pictures of stone barns it gave me a Scottish vibe.
Post # 9
Hello everyone, I’m new to this forum.
A friend of mine married last year in a fabulous location just north of Rome called Tenuta di Ripolo. Trasportation was also quite easy since Rome is an international airport.
Highly recommended 😉
Post # 10
I grew up right near Blue Hill at Stone Barns but have never been because $$$$! Attending a wedding there must have been awesome.