Wedding planner Paca & Côte d'Azur

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Wedding on the French Riviera with Bilitis Belval, wedding planner PACA and South of France

Dream wedding on the Côte d'Azur

Do you dream of an unforgettable wedding under the bright sunshine of the Côte d'Azur, where the azure blue of the Mediterranean Sea serves as the backdrop to your special day? Imagine exchanging your vows in such a romantic and luxurious setting, surrounded by your nearest and dearest.

The PACA region and the Côte d'Azur, with its idyllic beaches, lush gardens and elegant villas, offers the perfect setting for a fairytale wedding. Whether you want an intimate waterside ceremony or a grand reception in a historic château, this iconic region promises to transform your big day into a memorable celebration.

Imagine a refined dinner under the stars, wedding photos with the sparkling sea in the background, and an evening of dancing in a venue steeped in history and glamour. With an experienced wedding planner on the French Riviera, every detail of your wedding will be carefully planned and executed, reflecting your personality and dreams, to create a stress-free, bespoke experience.

Contact us today to start planning your perfect celebration. 

Let us organize the most beautiful day of your life!

From the first meeting to the big wedding day, we'll adapt the staging to your wishes and preferences, creating an elegant, sophisticated and personalized setting.

Imagine your wedding as you've always wanted it to be, realized with peace of mind. As a PACA and Côte d'Azur wedding planner, I offer you a wedding planning service from A to Z, with customized follow-up and creativity.

The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, with its picturesque towns and breathtaking scenery, offers an idyllic setting for celebrating love. From the lush splendor of Cannes to the timeless elegance of Nice, the historic charm of Aix-en-Provence and the natural beauty of Saint-Tropez, every city on the Côte d'Azur exudes an aura of romance and sophistication. It's against this dreamy backdrop that Bilitis, a passionate and experienced wedding planner, weaves her magic. With an in-depth knowledge of this enchanting region and a network of top-quality suppliers, Bilitis transforms every wedding into a tailor-made celebration, blending elegance, creativity and emotion. Whether you're dreaming of a waterfront wedding, a chateau reception or an intimate vineyard celebration, Bilitis and her team are dedicated to making your big day a magical reality!

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Your dedicated wedding planner in the PACA region and on the Côte d'Azur

Bilitis Belval

As a passionate wedding planner, I find this profession to be a daily source of personal and professional enrichment.
Organizing a wide range of events, each more different than the last, allows me to always surpass myself and give the best of myself to ensure that the bride and groom enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience.
The wedding planner's job is co-constructed with the bride and groom, and it's this human side that makes me tick!
The must: being able to accompany couples with whom I share the happiness of their future union, throughout the organization of their wedding.
It's a chance I enjoy every day.

Why use a wedding planner to organize your wedding on the Côte d'Azur?

Choosing a wedding planner in the PACA region and on the Côte d'Azur is the promise of an enchanting wedding in one of France's most romantic settings. The PACA region, with its diverse landscapes ranging from lavender fields to azure beaches, offers an array of idyllic settings for the big day. A wedding in the PACA region is guaranteed to be a memorable celebration, bathed in the golden light of the South, where the gentle pace of life meets elegance and refinement.


We offer complete management of your wedding, from initial conception to coordination on the big day, taking care of every detail for a perfect event.

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We have a large address book of exceptional properties available for rental to host your event. Don't hesitate to consult our page dedicated!


We coordinate all partnersfrom caterers to florists, to ensure a high quality harmony and a quality impeccable on your wedding day.

Budget planning

At Shade Waves, we know better than anyone that a wedding can be expensive, which is why we're here to give you the best possible advice on how to spend your money.


We know how to blend into the background on the big day, so that you can enjoy your moment to the full, while remaining at your disposal at all times during the event!


Our team brings creative expertise in decorating and styling, to create an ambience that reflects your personality and tastes.

Calling on a wedding planner in the PACA region means entrusting the orchestration of your special day to a local expert who knows the region's finest secrets. Whether for a waterfront wedding on the Côte d'Azur, a reception in a Provencal château or an intimate ceremony in a garden of olive trees, your wedding planner specializing in the PACA region will find the perfect venue to make your union unforgettable.

The Côte d'Azur, with its emblematic cities such as Nice, Cannes and Saint-Tropez, is particularly popular for weddings. Its luxurious setting and Mediterranean climate make it the destination of choice for brides and grooms in search of glamour and sunshine. A wedding on the Côte d'Azur guarantees a picture-postcard setting, where the sea meets the sky to create a breathtaking natural spectacle.

Choosing a wedding planner gives you the peace of mind of a perfectly organized wedding in the South of France! Your wedding planner will take care of every detail, from the coordination of service providers to the decoration and timing of the day, allowing you to live every moment of your D-day to the full. 

On the Côte d'Azur, Shades Waves offers a selection of exceptional wedding venues, each offering a unique atmosphere in which to celebrate your union. Among these exceptional wedding venues:

  • Tropicana Club at Rayol-Canadel : An idyllic seaside setting with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, perfect for a waterfront wedding or a reception under the stars.

  • Château des 3 Fontaines : If you're dreaming of an elegant wedding in a historic setting, this château offers a majestic backdrop with its lush gardens and sumptuous rooms.

  • Château de la Napoule : Located near Mandelieu-la-Napoule, this seaside château combines history, art and romance, offering an enchanting setting for an unforgettable wedding.

Each venue selected by Shades Waves promises to transform your wedding into a memorable celebration, in harmony with the natural beauty and luxurious charm of the Côte d'Azur. Whether you want an intimate wedding or a grand reception, Bilitis, your wedding planner in the PACA region and on the Côte d'Azur, will create a tailor-made experience that reflects your love story.

Why choose Shade Waves expertise?

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Opting for Shade Waves' expertise in organizing your wedding means choosing a personalized and creative experience, where every detail reflects your unique personality.

The Shade Waves team, renowned for its professionalism and experience, ensures flawless planning and execution of your big day, allowing you to experience your wedding with complete peace of mind. Their tailor-made support is a guarantee of confidence and peace of mind, freeing you from stress so that you can enjoy every moment to the full.

With an extensive network of quality suppliers, Shade Waves guarantees excellence at every level, from exceptional venues to renowned caterers. Their meticulous attention to detail ensures that every aspect of your wedding contributes to creating a memorable and unique experience.

By choosing Shade Waves, you ensure a beautifully organized wedding and an enjoyable planning experience, where your dreams become reality with care and expertise.

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Domaine de l'Octopus, an atypical wedding venue in Provence

Immerse yourself in the world of Domaine de l'Octopus, an architectural gem nestled in Provence, perfect for an extraordinary wedding. Inspired by the Palais Bulle, this atypical venue combines art, nature and flexibility to offer a tailor-made wedding experience. Breathtaking panoramic views, flexible spaces and limitless customization await you as you celebrate your union in an idyllic and unique setting.

Your questions to your wedding planner PACA & Côte d'Azur :

What is a wedding planner and what does his job entail?

A wedding planner is a professional who specializes in planning and organizing weddings. His or her job is to guide couples through every stage of their wedding preparations, from initial conception to coordination on the big day. This includes selecting suppliers, managing the budget, setting the mood and theme, and dealing with any unforeseen circumstances.

Hiring a wedding planner can save you time, reduce stress and help you stay within your budget. With their expertise and knowledge, wedding planners bring creative ideas, negotiate with suppliers and take care of logistical details, allowing you to enjoy your engagement period and wedding day without worry.

An experienced wedding planner knows how to make the most of your budget. They can help you prioritize expenses, find cheaper alternatives without compromising quality, and negotiate with suppliers to get the best rates. what's more, their expertise can help you avoid costly mistakes and unexpected expenses.

The cost of a wedding planner varies according to several factors, including the region, the scope of services required and the experience of the professional. Although it represents an investment, a wedding planner can often save the bride and groom money by negotiating preferential rates with suppliers and avoiding unnecessary expenses, while guaranteeing a perfectly organized wedding.

A good wedding planner will make sure that your ideas and wishes are at the heart of every aspect of the planning, while guiding you with professional advice and expertise.

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Our founder

Vanessa Roussel

Wedding Planner since 2016, founder of the Shades Waves agency, passionate about her job, dynamic and motivated to meet every challenge that organizing a wedding represents.

Curious about life, she likes to talk at length about the projects entrusted to her, to get to know you better and propose the best scenography to suit you and create emotion. A perfectionist at heart, she will organize your wedding as if it were her own, with method and rigor, meticulousness and good humor, always planning the smallest detail.

And as she likes to say: "There's no such thing as chance, only beautiful encounters".



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".