Summer weddings always promise an experience full of fun and dancing. Various wedding venues in different parts of Turkey offer a magical day to couples tying the knot
As the weather gets warmer, wedding venues start popping up in beautiful cities all around the world. Many of these cities are located in Turkey, and though often crowded, they do not stop future man and wife from going on the hunt to create the perfect wedding.
Countryside weddings have been around since people have been getting married. Originally, these weddings were organized by the family and friends of the bride and groom before hotels started catering to these types of events. Though they were generally held in rural regions, with the help of hotels and catering companies, the countryside wedding has spread to urban areas as well. Now, no matter where you live, anyone can enjoy the magic of a country wedding. Whether it is in a park, garden or forest, countryside weddings have made a comeback in the last few years. Being timeless and graceful, country weddings are becoming more and more popular as people venture away from the hectic and chaotic urban life to plan a wedding with lots of sunshine, music and delicious food. Istanbul, where the Anatolian shores of Asia are married for eternity to the European continent, is the perfect place to tie two lives together. In a city rich in tradition and history, the wedding ceremonies show the same cultural wealth. This wonderful city has multiple venues in all shapes and sizes to fit a range of budgets in order to make your wedding a lovely tale worth telling.
An unforgettable palace wedding
Çırağan Palace Kempinski, the only imperial Ottoman palace and hotel on the Bosporus, serves tailor-made weddings on its fabulous spacious terrace overlooking the beautiful and breathtaking Bosporus. The five-star hotel is a perfect place for the fairy tale wedding you have always dreamed about. Moreover, nothing can beat a real palace wedding with an unforgettable celebration with loved ones. The hotel consists of the restored palace, which features special suites, restaurants, banquet facilities, and the adjoining grand hotel, which features five-star accommodations and a range of other facilities and services. Being a very popular spot to host a wedding in Istanbul, wedding organizers advise couples who want to get married at Çırağan Palace to start preparations at least six months before the planned wedding day. You can have the wedding of your choice in the concept you want through different event planning companies that offer wedding services. Whatever theme or concept you choose for your special day, hosting the ceremony at Çırağan Palace will make it all the more special.
Hotel Les Ottomans is full of tradition and heritage and reflects its history with its wedding venues. The hotel's summer weddings vary according to the amount of people attending the wedding. Suitable for both seated meals and cocktails, the hotel carries traces of times past to modernity. Three separate areas are used for wedding planning – the Bosfor area, which suites a poolside cocktail wedding overlooking the Bosporus, the Sultan Meryem and Nigar area, which hosts plated dinners with original Ottoman furniture and decorations, and the Has Oda area is the sultan's personal room, which is a cozier area with a spectacular view of the Bosporus. The hotels venue offers guests the unique experience by showering the wedding with Ottoman heritage. Even the hotel's motto is "Excellence is our heritage."
There is something wonderfully charming about a country wedding, especially when it is in one of Turkey's most visited vacation spots. Southern Turkey is home to beautiful beaches where golden sands meet clear seas. This part of the country is favored by many as a place for summer weddings because of its beautiful landscapes and setting as well as hot and sunny weather.
Acres and acres of natural woodland to say 'I do'
One of the most beautiful places to hold a dreamy country wedding is Anadolu Park Restaurant in Antalya. With more than 225 acres of woodland and natural beauty, Anadolu Park Restaurant is perfect for a unique wedding. Only 2 kilometers from the airport, 10 kilometers from Antalya's city center, 10 kilometers from Kundu and 15 kilometers from Belek, Anadolu Park is an easy location for guests to find. Away from the constant chaos of busy cities, Anadolu Park is one of the best and most convenient spots you can find in nature with charming detail, hundreds of pine trees and fresh, clean air. With two separate indoor lounges, three terraces and green outdoor space as far as the eye can see, Anadolu Park also hosts indoor winter weddings, birthdays, engagements, gala dinners, meetings and other events. Attracting both domestic and foreign tourists, the facilities have become popular among families in Antalya for weekend visits.
Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay, situated on one of Bodrum's most pristine bays, in the land of eternal sunshine and romance, is a favorite wedding destination for today's couples looking for a stylish and serene yet minimalist wedding, ornamented only by their love and the picturesque environment. Being a private corner of paradise, Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay has something to offer everyone with tailor-made wedding ceremonies and celebrations, whether it is a romantic ceremony on the beach with only close friends and family, an elegant walk down the aisle on the marina deck or a breathtaking poolside ceremony. Invite your guests to experience the unique tranquility and elegance of Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay, an idyllic backdrop for today's wedding venues in Bodrum.