Best intimate venues for an Elopement [French Riviera * Corsica ]

An Elopement on the French Riviera will be magic! If you are looking for the perfect venue for your wedding, find inspiration in this article. intimate Wedding venue from Provence to the French Riviera, with an incredible view or environment. They will perfectly host the intimacy of a two-person wedding.

This is a list of unique wedding venues selected from the best wedding venues on the French Riviera, Provence, and Corsica. It is not intended to be comprehensive, but the one I love the most, as a wedding photographer. The venues, I think will give you the best experience possible for an intimate Elopement in the South of France. They will enable you to keep amazing pictures from your elopement in the south of France.

This quick list presents you some of the best wedding venues for an elopement on the French Riviera. It also contains some of the best wedding venues in Corsica. Read more information below.


If those wedding venues on the French Riviera and Corsica were selected for their intimacy, they can host a wedding with few guests. For a larger wedding in Provence,  please discover the following article:

Provence Intimate venues for an Elopement

When you think about Provence, you dream about sunny days, delicate lavender perfume and cicadas singing at sunset. Those beautiful green, yellow and orange warm colors that would be perfect for your wedding.

Wedding venue on a cliff overlooking Provence

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In the heart of Provence and a few kilometers from the Mediterranean sea, discover a unique place in a preserved environment. Enjoy an exceptional view of the sea, the Bandol’s vineyards and the hills of Sainte-Baume. Thanks to its privileged location and unique layout, the venue is the perfect place for an elopement wedding in Provence. To make your Elopement event more fantastic, you have onsite accommodations, ease of access and the historic classification of the town of Le Castellet.

Close to the towns of Bandol and Saint-Cyr-sur-mer and located at the top of a rocky outcropping that delimits the medieval village of Le Castellet, the south-facing property overlooks the sea, the vineyards of Bandol and the surrounding Sainte-Baume mountain range.

Chateau in a medieval village overlooking the French Riviera

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Walk along the narrow streets in the medieval village from the 13th century and discover an exceptional place.  Perched on the ramparts and overlooking the French Riviera, a piece of heaven welcomes you with the promise of a unique event. Perched on the heights of Cagnes, in a Provencal landscape, the Château Le Cagnard is an invitation to travel.

Located in the heart of a region of art and history, it provides enchantment to its guests. Under the benevolent leadership of the Medieval Château Grimaldi, it is nestled in an interlacing of steep alleys. A haven of tranquility just a few steps away from the beaches of the Côte d’Azur. It offers the exquisite charm of a refined setting, perfect for an exceptional stay. Nothing is missing.


Wedding venue on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean sea


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Chateau Eza was built 400 years ago within the ancient city walls of the 9th-century village of Eze. Dine in the indoor glass-edged room with 180° panoramic views for fully enjoying the sun-kissed Riviera weather or on one of the several outdoor terraces, all overlooking the sparkling azure waters of the Cote d’Azur.


Wedding venue on the waterfront in the French Riviera

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The Belles Rives can be found right on the water with the Lérins Islands and the Esterel mountains for a backdrop, in the heart of the mythical Cap d’ Antibes. You can’t get more Art Deco!  The Belles Rives is at the center of the Riviera, emblematic of the prestige and glamour of the Côte d’Azur. Famous not only for its unique panorama of both mountain and sea, but the Côte d’Azur is also a unique region in the world, characterized by its cultural riches and dolce vita. On the famous road of the Cap d’ Antibes, they welcome you for the most romantic and festive wedding in a mythical palace on the sea, combining excellence and savoir-vivre.


A Mediterranean Elopement on the French Riviera

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Set between the vibrant red rocks of the Esterel and deep blue Mediterranean Sea, Tiara Yaktsa reflects the timeless splendor of the French Riviera. Upon their arrival, guests are immersed in a soothing and peaceful atmosphere. Private reception in the Penthouse suite of Hotel Tiara Yaktsa Côte d’Azur is exclusive and exceptional. As host, you can offer your guests the luxury of spaciousness, 2 terraces with breathtaking views of the sea, and lavish gourmet buffets. Let yourself be seduced by this unique atmosphere and the sumptuous setting of the Côte d’Azur to organize weddings and exceptional receptions. A true jewel of the Cannes scene, the Yaktsa offers a dream setting for all your private events near Cannes.


Heavenly gardens and high-end style in one-of-a-kind Saint-Tropez retreat


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Stepping inside MUSE Saint-Tropez is like entering a small piece of paradise. Its beautiful gardens are wonderfully peaceful. The spa treatments will leave you feeling on cloud nine, while the clean lines and cool palette, inside and out, ooze refinement. This boutique hotel will have you slipping into holiday mode the second you arrive.

This chic retreat reflects architectural simplicity with its pure lines, its beautiful terraced gardens weaving around an elegant swimming pool.


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Corsica Intimate wedding venues for an Elopement

Corsica is a unique place in the South of France, where high cliffs dive into the turquoise Mediterranean sea. Its nature, the wind, and the close sea make the whole place magic. In Corsica, to the beauty of a wedding in Provence, you add sand beaches and high mountains. Corsica has beautiful wedding venues, find below those I love the most for an Elopement wedding in the “Beauty Island”.

Corsica Wedding venues are easily accessible with Non-stop flights from Geneva, Brussels, London, Oslo, and Paris, or in Ferry from France or Italy. If you are flying from outside Europe, the closest airport/ferry port from Corsica is Nice. It is a short flight away or a few hours ferry ride.


Wedding facing beautiful Corsica’s Gulf of Valinco

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Lush gardens surround villa-styled Miramar Boutique Hôtel overlooking the Gulf of Valinco on the island of Corsica. Spacious rooms with sparkling sea views set the tone for this waterside retreat providing excellent food and wine, a heated swimming pool, a sauna, a fitness room, and a nearby beach.


Eco-luxury escape in gorgeous grounds on the northern shores of Corsica


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From plage to picturesque grounds, nature runs through Domaine Misincu. At the ‘wild’ tip of the island, Cap Corse, this seashore hideaway even has a river running through it – where outdoor yoga and Pilates take place on the banks. With a Zen-like design that soothes from the second you arrive, your only difficulty will be deciding whether to book a room, suite, pool or beach villa.  Misincu, a wild paradise wholly embraced by a captivating landscape – that of the Cap Corse peninsula and its sumptuous coasts facing the continent. An area with an exceptional heritage, where centuries-old villages, and 19th-century villas and palaces, overlooking the sea and its fishing villages.

On the east coast, Porticciolo Marina, Cagnano, is the small port and the beach of one of the most beautiful valleys which descend from the Serra towards the sea. The maquis is not far away, on the perfumed slopes of an island where orange, myrtle and lemon trees blossom. Ashore, a dazzling blue and an iconic hotel that has been transformed into a hidden treasure, unique luxury venue on Cap Corse.


A peaceful hideaway on a private Mediterranean island


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With a captivating setting on the Island of Cavallo, off the southernmost tip of Corsica, Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs is a delightful hideaway sitting right on the water’s edge. It has an enticing white sand beach, a renowned restaurant with an excellent reputation, a serene spa with an indoor thalassotherapy pool and an emphasis on privacy for its guests. Built with the stone from the island, Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs blends beautifully into its island surrounds. The elegant rooms and suite are decorated in varying shades of blue, white and beige reflecting the colors of the sea, sky, and rocks.

Make your Elopement wedding in Corsica even more special at the Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheurs. Your wedding will be even more magical on the island Cavallo. The staff can help plan and personalize every detail allowing you and your guests to make memories that will last a lifetime.



Ease your planning: book an experience South of France Wedding team

As a Wedding Photographer based on the French Riviera, I love to drive to Provence and fly to Corsica. those regions of the South of France offer such an incredible variety of breathtaking backdrop! I love to document your memories with authentic, natural and luminous pictures.

At Wild Roses, we really want to make sure you will have the best experience possible. Thus helping you to make everything perfect, for YOU. Once we have defined what you wanted for pictures and booked the date, we will work on your wedding planning. Depending on where you want to stay, my team can help you create the perfect experience and pictures. Our independent wedding planners can help you find the location, the timing, fine-tuned the details, to make sure it will be the easiest possible. However, we do encourage you to let them fully organize your wedding on the French Riviera or Corsica. It is, for us, the best way for you, to fully enjoy your elopement in the South of France.

Let me know what you have in mind, what you would love to see in your couple or wedding pictures. Please send me a message, don’t be shy.



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