Destination weddings are exciting. A destination wedding on a foreign land like Vienna (Austria) is yet more exciting! It is very important to know more than everything about the destination you are planning your wedding to. Vienna is buzzing as the latest destination for the Indian weddings. Let us at WedAbout tell you why. Here is an A-Z guide. It is holding everything you need to know about Vienna while planning your destination wedding there.
Air India eases the accessibility to the place. It has introduced a direct flight between Delhi and Vienna. It has made the journey of destination wedding more comfortable and restful.
Vienna is flooded with fine-looking and striking venues. This amplifies the speciality of your D-Day. Palais Daun-Kinsky, Palais Liechtenstein, Hotel Sacher are a few of the many beautifully architectured structures. This imparts all the lavishness and royalty to your wedding. Palais Daun-Kinsky was built in the early 1700s. It carries all the elegance, style and beauty of the era’s architecture. You can plan a wedding hosting 20-180 people. You can enjoy the in-house catering too. For a larger bunch of people (up to 500), Palais Liechtenstein is the place to opt for. It offers a beautiful garden place and is rich. Hotel Sacher provides accommodation of 149 rooms.
Inspired by Italian, Hungarian, Bohemian, German and Balkan food. Austrian food is a flavorful fusion of these cuisines. Strudels, Danish pastries, Pancakes, Sachetorte are a few of the famous desserts. Viennese cuisines like Wiener Schnitzel and Erdäpfel Salat can be served well with wine or with other alcoholic/ non-alcoholic drink.
Vienna provides a range of wedding packages offered by different hotels for destination weddings. Vienna Park Hyatt, for example, categorizes the packages into three, namely Classic, Deluxe and Luxury. The charges vary from Classic at €165 (12,245 INR) per person to Deluxe package at €198 (14,695 INR) per person to Luxury at €270 (20,037 INR) per person. You get to enjoy services like festive three-four course menu, midnight snacks, floral decorations on cocktail and dinner tables, wedding suite for the couple with flexible check-in and check-out timings etc.
Vienna is blessed with natural beauty and is adorned with the finest of lakes and gardens. The place offers great climatic conditions. The best time to get married in Vienna is May and June. The climate offers ideal conditions. The time of the year stands for love and romance in Europe. Also from the Indians’ perspective May and June marks an auspicious time for marriages.
Getting legally married in Vienna is easy, but requires time and thorough preparation. Any person aged 18 or above can tie the knot in Vienna with very modest of preparations. Religious marriages aren’t recognized on the foreign land hence it is very important to get your wedding registered in the registry office (located in Schlesingerplatz in Vienna). Online reservation of the D-date at the registry office can be done 29 days in advanced. The documents needed are passport, birth certificate, proof of residence, certificate of single status (dissolution/ death of spouse certificate if previously married).
So pack up your bags with all the essentials and you’re good to marry in Vienna. Happy Viennese wedding folks!
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