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Fairy Tale Wedding Photos at Burg Eltz, Germany

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Having your wedding photos at Burg Eltz means a 100% chance of the most romantic, dreamy, fairy tale vibes imaginable. This is a location for wedding photos that would make even Cinderella jealous. S&F booked their elopement almost exactly a year before the date, making the entire thing stress free and super chill.

I loved their location idea, since Burg Eltz is hands down one of the most charming castles Germany has to offer. If you’re looking for the perfect romantic backdrop for wedding or engagement photos: here it is. Castle Eltz is tucked away in a lush, green valley surrounded by trees and silence.

It’s also high on my list of the Best Places to Get Married or Elope in Germany.

Couple stands shoulder to shoulder holding hands during their elopement outside Burg Eltz in Germany

If you wake up for sunrise to do wedding photos at Burg Eltz, you will have the place mostly to yourself. Without a doubt, that’s what I recommend doing as the place fills up with noisy tourists quickly. Funny enough, you actually won’t find many locals here. I’ve lived in Germany for 3 years, and most Germans don’t know the place exists!

It’s definitely a place for tourists. Due to that, after 8 or 9 in the morning you’ll want to be making your way out of the valley and headed for breakfast mimosas! Spend the day in neighboring Koblenz walking along the Rhine river and enjoying a Bier Garten (or two).

But in the meantime, while the crowds are still sleeping, Burg eltz is an absolute dream itself…

Fun Fact: burg Eltz is 850 years old and has been in the Eltz family for over 33 generations. Thirty THREE!

A side shot of Burg Eltz castle in Germany
Couple reads vows for their elopement outside Burg Eltz in Germany

Love is definitely in the details.

Standing above Burg Eltz, these two read some of the most emotional vows. They hugged and danced with tears in their eyes as the mist circled the castle in the background.

After it was official, they popped some biodegradable floral confetti and began exploring…

The things that make my clients unique are some of my favorite things to capture. I love the stories your scars and tattoos tell, just as much as the smiles on your faces!

…and they lived happily ever after.

How to Begin Planning Your Wedding or Elopement in Germany: hire an experienced elopement photographer

Choosing an adventurous wedding is like charting unknown territory. Most likely, no one you know has done something similar, and the logistics and planning can feel overwhelming.

But don’t stress, I’m here to help.

Figuring out exactly where to get married or elope in Germany is easier when you know where to look. Therefore, hiring an experienced elopement photographer is crucial. I live in these areas and specialize in the type of wedding you’re bravely choosing.

If you find this article helpful, then let’s talk! Now that you know your main options, I’d love to help you plan the most amazing elopement ever.






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