Hand-pick your vendors
A fifth thing you’ll need for a successful Paris elopement is a hand-picked group of vendors: not only do they have to be good individually, but they also must know how to work together. There’s nothing worse than a professional who doesn’t respect the rest of the team. So, make sure they know each other before they work for you. Wedding industry professionals in Paris all know each other because it’s a small world.
Choose well your ceremony venue
One last essential thing is the venue. Make sure the venue is exactly what you want. There are two possible scenarios:
You’ve chosen a private venue, such as a hotel. Ask the hotel for information about the ceremony or reception venue. How they will look after the guests, what they will serve to eat and drink, etc. Don’t hesitate to ask for a view of Paris or the Eiffel Tower for your ceremony – read more in our blog about how to get the best pictures from the Eiffel Tower while avoiding tourist areas.
You choose a public outdoor venue for your ceremony. Be sure that, at your ceremony, a few tourists will be present. Also, choose the best time of the day for light. This light will make all the difference to your photos. A good Paris wedding coordinator should be able to advise on the best stops or moments of the day.
Are you ready to plan your dream elopement in Paris?
At Love Gracefully, we know what to recommend based on your needs. We’ve done about a thousand weddings since we started working, and we’re happy to share our experience and knowledge with you. You may not know everything you need to make your elopement successful, but we do. For the record, we’re the oldest elopement planners in Paris – discover more of our elopement in Paris here!
Do you want more? Read about the basic mistakes you should avoid during your Paris wedding planning.