Weddings in the Var
May 2006 issue featured a special articled devoted to Weddings in Provence (downloadable 'Weddings' supplement at foot of page).
Call it the "Four Weddings & a Funeral" syndrome, which reminded everyone what great fun weddings are, not just for the principal couple, but also for the wedding guests, many of whom troupe along (particularly now after that film) forever the romantic optimists, hoping they too are going to find their 'soul mate' and wind up in the Happy Ever After.
Now when a young couple put the question to their friends "Would you come out to the South of France, if we got married there?" The reply is nearly always a hysterically emphatic "Yes, and How!"
As one happy bride told VVV, "Our decision to hold the wedding in the Var was based partly on the fact my parents lived in the area, partly due to the glorious weather and heavily due to the financial sense it made. It meant that our wedding could be everything we wanted and more, without breaking the bank. Everyone treated the trip like a holiday which added to the party atmosphere and everyone who came said that it was one of the best weddings they had ever been too. Having the wedding in Provence proved to be the best decision we could have possibly made, it was a wonderful weekend that couldn't have been more perfect, we would do it again in a heartbeat!"
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