Béarn is a countryside region, nestled between the Pyrenees and the Basque Country. This is the perfect place to host a nature-themed wedding. The mountain streams criss-cross this rural territory, which offers exceptional landscapes, with the Pyrenean mountain range as a backdrop. It is also home to charming towns, steeped in deep valleys, and villages perched on the peaks. The locals are friendly and genuine. Not to mention the tasty and generous gastronomy. In short, it is a perfect site to celebrate a colorful and festive wedding.
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If you want a wedding in the heart of nature, you will find what you are looking for in the Pyrenean Valleys or the Béarn des Gaves. The villages are typical and imbued with the Béarnaise tradition, with a small rich and well-preserved heritage.
If you appreciate countryside landscapes more than mountains, Vic-Bilh is the “heart of Béarn”. It is a hilly area, with vineyard hills and fields.
Finally, if you are more of a city dweller, go to the surroundings of Pau. This city offers all the advantages of the city, while remaining on a "human scale".
Short on time? You are far away? Or simply, you are not a champion of the organization? Consider hiring a professional to plan your wedding. The wedding-planners are there to assist you in the process and find you good addresses. There are some in all the big cities and especially in Pau.
In Béarn, you will find many sites that can host your wedding: private castles, hotels, wine estates in the Vic-Bilh or the Madiran region, restaurants, communal halls... There is something to satisfy everyone. your desires and whatever your budget. For a nature wedding, Béarn has major assets to offer: a generous nature, exceptional landscapes and panoramas, well located and easy to reach places to meet with family or friends, while being perfectly isolated in all privacy.
Are you looking for a reception venue in the heart of the Jurançon region? Le Coq en Pâte is the perfect venue for your private or family events, and offers a rural setting for an unforgettable wedding in the Béarn region. Fully-equipped kitchen, large, luminous, flexible room, view of the Pyrenees...
O Petit Bonheur offers you this type of experience, an unusual wedding estate in the Béarn region in the heart of a natural area of over 25 hectares, with top of the range services and a warm welcome.
Regardless of the location chosen for your wedding, choosing the wedding menu can quickly become a headache. Of course, you will have to choose dishes that meet your tastes, but also those of your guests. But we must also remember to respect the religious or ethical considerations of all. To find the right service provider, here is our directory of caterers in Béarn.
Whether you call on a professional photographer or trust your loved ones to immortalize the most beautiful day of your life, you need a setting to match this event.
A city park or garden, a pretty village square, a forest or the banks of a mountain stream may be suitable. Choose a site where you feel comfortable and which resembles you and do not hesitate to seek advice on forums or on professional sites.
To end this exceptional day, this is the opportunity to treat yourself to a dream wedding night… And why not choose unusual accommodation? These are often sites in the middle of nature, relaxing and always exotic. You can also offer these good addresses to your guests, to discover Béarn differently.
Whether you want to celebrate your bachelor or bachelorette party or just want a moment of relaxation with friends before the wedding, here are some cool and unusual ideas to have fun and please your loved ones:
We hope to have made you want to celebrate your wedding in Béarn and we wish you a lot of happiness for this big day.