Summer wedding in Switzerland: at the lake and in the mountains

Switzerland offers breathtaking natural scenery for weddings of all kinds. Let us introduce you to the top locations on the lake and in the mountains.

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Switzerland as a wedding location offers everything your heart desires: romantic lakes, sublime mountain scenery, delicious cuisine and varied nature. We went in search of the most beautiful destinations for a summer wedding in Switzerland. Let yourself be enchanted and see the couples who have already made their dream wedding a reality!

Summer wedding at the lake

Summer wedding in the mountains

Summer wedding at the lake

1. Lake Lugano: Elegant wedding dinner

The region offers a wedding destination with a southern flair: Lake Lugano in Ticino. The climate in this southern part of Switzerland is perfect for outdoor weddings from April to October. In addition to the excellent gastronomy, this beautiful spot also impresses with its Mediterranean flora, which transforms the landscape into a true paradise during the summer months.

The location is right at the foot of the town of Lugano, which is located in a bay on the northern shore of the lake. Surrounded by several panoramic mountains, this dinner setting offers a breathtaking panorama.

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Photo: Lake Lugano
Planing & Design: @eventoile
Photos: @dominikbaur.photographer
Floral decoration:
@chiaraspertifloralevents
Rental:
@tablesetrentals
Construction:
@Kairos

2. Lake Lucerne: Free wedding ceremony with a view of the lake

The versatile Lake Lucerne, in Central Switzerland, is surrounded by the mountains of the Prealps and thus combines a romantic lake scenery with an impressive mountain panorama.

The spectacular setting for a free wedding ceremony on the meadow with a view of Lake Lucerne belongs to the Villa Honegg area. It can hold up to 60 guests and you can celebrate here until the early hours of the morning. After that, 23 guest rooms and suites will be available. The special: About booking a hotel you can rent the entire hotel exclusively for you and your guests!

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Photo: Lake Lucerne
Concept, Planning, Styling & Floral design: @gaeadesignevents
Location: @villahonegg
Rental: @options_ch
Destination: @ilove_lucerne
Photos: @dominikbaur.photographer

♥ Styled Shooting: Wedding ceremony at Lake Retaud with a view of the glacier

Off the Lake Retaud in the Vaud Alps is a true lakeside idyll with a view of the Les Diablerets-Glacier. This natural paradise is not only a popular destination for hikers, but also a wonderful place for an intimate wedding ceremony. The tranquility and uniqueness of this place makes it the perfect backdrop for an independent wedding. Romantic, idyllic and simply beautiful!

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Photo: Lake Retaud
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Photo: Lake Retaud
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Photo: Lake Retaud
Wedding Design: @nicolepleaseweddings
Photos:@kuenzli.photography
Video: @gomango.weddingfilms
Bridal Boutique: @zoro.zurich
Ceremony Dress: @badgleymischkabride
Party dress: @galialahav
Engagement and Afterparty Dress: @talbotrunhof
Mother of the Bride Dress: @talbotrunhof
Florist: @tomflowersltd
Wedding Make-Up & Hair: @magic_touch_by_res
Engament Make-Up & Hair: @phatruethai_bize
Stationery: @sanstation_stationery
Plate: @tautahome
Dishes: @happyfrohsinn
Furniture Rental: @partyrentschweiz
Garden Furniture: @lollos.ch
Fire Show: @ziegler.shows
Wedding Cake: @a_cake_story_
Engagement Ring: @sahakjewellery
Wedding Rings: @therayy
Qi Pao Wedding Outfits: @top_fashion_wedding
Engagement, Ceremony & Afterparty Dress Groom: @gulielmogoofficial
Dinner Reception Dress Groom: @carlopignatelliofficalpage

Summer wedding in the mountains

1. Gstaad: A floating wedding ceremony in front of a mountain backdrop

Gstaad is a village in the Bernese Oberland. The mountain panorama offered to bridal couples here is simply breathtaking. The perfect setting for a mountain wedding with an exclusive touch.

The premium hotel, The Alpina Gstaad, offers a beautiful setting for an Experience Wedding. The protagonist of the ceremonial setting is the floating jetty in the middle of the hotel pool. It shows a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains.

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Photo: Gstaad
Design, Production & Installation: @experienceweddings
Flowers: @marioburkhardinterieuretfleurs
Location: @thealpinagstaad
Rental: @options_ch
Destination: @gstaad_official
Photos: @dominikbaur.photographer

2. Engadin: Free wedding ceremony with a panorama of the Alps

Engadin is a high valley in the Canton of Graubünden and one of the highest inhabited valleys in Europe. In this high alpine landscape you will be closer to the sky than ever before. The perfect destination for bridal couples who aim high at their wedding.

The viewing platform for the wedding ceremony has a spectacular view of the Alps and is 2456 meters above sea level. You will find it at the Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl. The location is right at the mountain station of a historic funicular.

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Photo: Engadin
Design & Production: @pinkfairy.ch
Flowers: @belverde_floristik
Location: @muottasmuragl
Destination: @engadin.stmoritz
Photos: @dominikbaur.photographer

♥ Real Wedding: Boho-style wedding picnic at the Walig Hut ♥

Sara and Shane Campbell have chosen the Swiss mountains as the location for their small group elopement. Have you always wanted to celebrate an intimate outdoor wedding while enjoying nature? This rather introverted couple chose the secluded Walig Hut near Gstaad for a romantic getaway. The mountain scenery, the lovingly prepared setting and the sounds of two Swiss alphorn players will stay in your memory forever.

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Photo: Walig Hut
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Photo: Walig Hut
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Photo: Walig Hut
Elopement Planning: Tabea Maria-Lisadavid&kathrin
Hair & Make-Up: Sinem Yavsaner
Ceremony: Marylin Rebelo
Cake & Picnic: Kuisine – Kathrin Toldo

You can find more information about weddings in Switzerland and the most beautiful locations at @myswitzerlandweddings and up www.myswitzerland.com/weddings.

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