Côte d'Azur wedding: the newlyweds

Côte d'Azur wedding: a dream day from Cassis to Hyères

Seaside wedding magic on the Côte d'Azur

Cote D'Azur weddings: Preparations by the sea

The region stretches from Cassis to Hyères is a true paradise for couples wishing to celebrate their union by the sea. Situated between the departments of Bouches-du-Rhône and VarThe area offers breathtaking scenery, sandy beaches, wild coves and a Mediterranean climate ideal for outdoor ceremonies. And unforgettable weddings mean Côte d'Azur weddings - that's our promise to you at Shades Waves.

Cassis: a jewel between land and sea

Cassisjust 30 km from Marseilleis famous for its spectacular cliffs, crystal-clear waters and charming port. Couples can choose to get married on the beach or in one of the region's many vineyards, offering breathtaking views of the Mediterranean.

Bandol and Sanary-sur-Mer: between vineyards and waves

Bandolknown for its serene beaches, gourmet restaurants and renowned wines, offers wedding venues with sea views. To the east, Sanary-sur-Mer with its picturesque port and sandy beach, offering an idyllic setting for a Provencal wedding.

Toulon and Hyères: diversity and beauty

wedding cote d'azur: Overview

The city of Touloncapital of the Var region, and the town of Hyèreswith its magnificent beaches, botanical gardens and medieval town center, offer a variety of venues for a seaside wedding. These towns combine the charm of sandy beaches with local history and culture.

Planning and booking: anticipating the big day

Visit Côte d'Azur is a popular destination for weddings, especially by the sea. It's crucial to start researching and booking well in advance, especially for a wedding between June and September. For wedding tips and ideas, visit Mariages.net.

The importance of a Wedding Planner 

Organizing a seaside wedding can be complex, especially in an unfamiliar region. A Wedding Planner can be indispensable in finding the ideal venue, coordinating service providers and managing the budget. It also ensures that everything runs smoothly on the big day.

An unforgettable wedding on the Côte d'Azur

wedding cote d'azur: bride and groom in front of the sunset

In short, the region from Cassis to Hyères offers a multitude of enchanting venues for a seaside wedding. With its breathtaking scenery, sunny climate and numerous reception venues, it's the ideal location for a memorable wedding. Don't forget to plan ahead and consider the help of a Wedding Planner to make this experience as magical as possible.


Côte d'Azur weddings: questions and answers

What's the best time of year for a seaside wedding on the Côte d'Azur?

The ideal period is from May to September, when the climate is generally warm and sunny.

Should I hire a local wedding planner for my Côte d'Azur wedding?

It's a good idea to hire a local wedding planner who knows the area and its suppliers well.

What are the most popular wedding venues on the Côte d'Azur?

Visit wedding venues popular destinations include private beaches, castles, vineyards and luxury seaside hotels.

How far in advance should I reserve my wedding venue on the Côte d'Azur?

It's advisable to book at least a year in advance, especially for high-season weddings.

How much should I budget for a wedding on the Côte d'Azur?

The budget varies according to the venue, number of guests and services chosen, but you should expect to spend a considerable amount on this popular destination.

Can we hold a legal ceremony by the sea?

Legal ceremonies are usually held in town halls, but a symbolic ceremony can be organized on the seafront.

What are the catering options for a wedding on the Côte d'Azur?

You can choose between local caterers, beach restaurants or hotel catering services.

How do you manage guest transport for a wedding in a coastal town?

Consider hiring buses or shuttles to transport your guests, especially if the venue is far from your accommodation.

What activities can we offer our guests on the Côte d'Azur?

Boat trips, vineyard tours or relaxing days on the beach are popular options.

Is it possible to organize a wedding on the Côte d'Azur on a small budget?

Yes, although the region is renowned for its luxury, it's possible to find more affordable options by choosing lesser-known venues or cutting back on the guest list.



Project manager for over 10 years, including 4 years abroad, entrepreneurial mom and passionate about events, I'm here to help you coordinate your big day and organize your entire wedding.

As a representative of the Shades Waves franchise in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, and as the architect of your dreams, my team and I will be at your service to help you realize your project.

As an expert in organization, my experience, professionalism and attention to detail will be our watchwords in assisting you.

Together, we create the unique.

There's nothing so beautiful as a well-adjusted, peaceful marriage... Pierre Charron


I'm Joëlle, born in Beirut and having lived in Rio de Janeiro, the love of weddings and the charm of nature have always attracted me.
Passionate about Provence and the wonders of southern France, I moved to Marseille.

Coming from a paramedical background, my work as a nurse has given me a solid grounding in organization, dedication and attention to detail.
It has also enabled me to develop the listening skills that are essential in both my professional and personal life.

After training as an event and wedding planner in Aix-en-Provence, it is with great pleasure and passion that I will design and organize your big day. Together, we'll create unforgettable moments that will stay with you forever.

Whether you want a timeless Parisian wedding, a romantic Provencal wedding or a unique wedding in a heavenly location, I'll be at your side to help you design the wedding that suits you, with elegance and chic à la française.

I look forward to meeting you!


After a 15-year career in Paris in the events industry and a move to be closer to her family in the South-East of France near the Gulf of Saint Tropez, Vanessa Roussel, created the Shades Waves agency in 2016, passionate about her job, dynamic and motivated to take up every challenge that organizing a wedding represents.

Always listening to her customers, ready to innovate, curious about life, she enjoys discussing the projects entrusted to her with future brides and grooms, to get to know you better and suggest the best scenography to suit you and create emotion.

A perfectionist at heart, she will organize your wedding or corporate event as if it were her own, with method and rigor, meticulousness and good humor, always planning the smallest detail.


My name is Florence and I accompany future brides and grooms from the conception to the coordination of their wedding. Weddings have always been a dream of mine!
So, in 2019, I'm training to become a wedding planner and event project manager at the Jaëlys school in Aix-en-Provence.
Since 2020, as a private event planner, I've had the honor of helping couples organize and coordinate their weddings.
I specialize in elegant, romantic and refined weddings, for a French-speaking clientele looking to get married in Provence. A native of Aix-en-Provence, I've made the South-East my playground.
From Provence and its vineyards, to the Côte d'Azur and its seaside resorts, to the snow-capped mountains of the Alps, I'll accompany you wherever your love takes you.
My watchwords are: patience, kindness, calm, organization, discretion and respect.
I draw my inspiration from literature, beautiful things and the charm of the old.
Let's talk about your beautiful project.


I'm Bilitis, mother of an adorable little girl and entrepreneur. I have the pleasure of living on the Côte d'Azur, near Toulon, in the South of France. Before obtaining my wedding planner diploma, I trained at EFMM, which I obtained in 2018.
I'd been organizing private events for several years before turning to my profession.
My greatest pleasure? Creating unique, innovative and exciting experiences that reflect my customers' image. My aim is to help my customers organize unforgettable, festive events.
I bring a dynamic, innovative and organized perspective to every event. My love of planning and attention to detail are sure to create the perfect ambiance for your special day.
I'll be there to support you with the tools you need to ensure that "organization" rhymes with "tranquility and serenity".