Thinking of eloping in Switzerland but don’t know where? I spent a year living at the base of the alps in Bern, Switzerland and I’m going to reveal the best locations Switzerland has to offer for your elopement. Switzerland has such a special place in my heart, it is truly one of the best places in Europe with so many hidden secrets, quaint villages, and secret alpine lakes. From the Swiss Alps to serene lakeside settings, Switzerland has everything you can dream of for your elopement day.
Lucerne is a city nestled amidst the stunning Swiss Alps, and a great place to stay if you plan on eloping in Switzerland! You can exchanging vows against the backdrop of the iconic Chapel Bridge, a historical gem that exudes charm and timeless elegance. Afterward, plan a sail trip on the serene waters of Lake Lucerne, surrounded by the majestic Mount Pilatus and Mount Rigi. Some of my favorite local secrets are in this area! Check out the alpine lake below!
Eloping in Switzerland: Lauterbrunnen
Lauterbrunnen is one of the most instagram-worthy and stunning spots in Switzerland. It boasts cascading waterfalls, lush valleys, and mountain vistas. Picture saying “I do” with the enchanting Staubbach Falls as your witness, and hiking in the small village of Murren after. Take a cable car ride to the Schilthorn peak, and you’ll have panoramic views of the iconic Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains. Lauterbrunnen is the epitome of eloping in Switzerland.
Eloping in Switzerland: Zermatt
For couples seeking a blend of romance and adventure, Zermatt is the ultimate elopement destination. This car-free village, set against the Matterhorn, offers an intimate and cozy atmosphere. say your vows amidst the breathtaking Alpine scenery, or elevate your experience with a thrilling helicopter ride to a secluded mountaintop for a private ceremony. Don’t forget to capture the captivating sunset behind the Matterhorn while eating fondue, creating an epic ending to your magical day.
Embrace the spirit of adventure and romance in Interlaken, a gateway to thrilling experiences amidst captivating landscapes. Paraglide over the breathtaking Bernese Oberland or embark on a serene boat ride on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Exchange vows amidst the rugged beauty of Interlaken, where love and adventure intertwine to create an extraordinary celebration of your love. Interlaken has great restaurants and a built up town to hang out in after eloping!
Thinking of eloping in Switzerland?! Contact me and let’s start planning! I cannot wait to capture your love story against the backdrop of these breathtaking landscapes. Whether you choose the romantic charm of Lucerne, the fairy-tale allure of Lauterbrunnen, or the adventurous spirit of Interlaken, Switzerland promises to be the perfect destination for your dream elopement! If you need more planning help, check out my blog on planning a destination elopement!