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A Luxury Destination Chateau Wedding in France

Destination wedding in Burgundy, France

When it comes to luxurious details, this 100k wedding never missed a beat. With the help of Jennifer Fox Weddings, the couples intimate celebration took place at Château de Varennes in Burgundy, France, and there was no shortage of elegance and grandeur throughout.

From the gorgeous garden ceremony to their patio reception under bistro lights, their elegant meets carefree day was hands down beautiful - and they even had a surprise firework show to end the night. Talk about a RL fairytale ending! Ian Holmes Photography did an amazing job capturing their special day, so enjoy it below and in the full gallery.


a luxury destination wedding

From Jennifer Fox Weddings: Liz & Spencer chose Château de Varennes in Burgundy, France to host their intimate destination wedding. The wanted their wedding to have an elegant meets carefree luxury feel and that's exactly what they got! Welcome boxes filled with pretty L&S personalized cookies, truffled popcorn and Crémant de Bourgogne (a sparkling wine from Burgundy) greeted guests as they arrived at their rooms in the château.

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secret garden ceremony

The ceremony took place en plein air in a hidden nook between the trees and was designed to look like a secret garden. Florésie created a floral arch and floral aisle too beautiful to describe in words! The serene atmosphere truly made for an unforgettable experience.

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 good food and a classic ride

Cocktail hour under the Burgundy sun featured champagne, canapés and a live jazz band. The newlyweds zoomed around the château grounds in a 1958 classic MG roadster before heading to dinner. Since the groom owns a restaurant in New York City, food played an integral part of the the entire wedding weekend. Guests dined on seared foie gras with pear, hazelnut & elderflower gelée followed by a filet of beef, crispy potato cake & confit of tomato with Bourguignon sauce finishing with lemon cake with mascarpone & vanilla chantilly and wedding cake.

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surprise firework show

Neutral colored florals complimented the dinner tables which featured gold and rose gold accents, handmade French ceramic plates, and French blue linens. As the day grew to night, string lights adorned with soft foliage illuminated overhead. The band continued playing into the night until guests were greeted with a surprise fireworks show! The evening wrapped up on the dance floor with a late night DJ and savory late-night snacks! The perfect ending to a beautiful day!

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outdoor wedding reception at Château de Varennes in Burgundy, France

wedding firework show

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