The most beautiful places to get married in Portugal

Portugal became one of the best places to visit since 2017, so why not choose the country to get married and gather your family and friends in a trendy and beautiful location? Here you can find some of the best villas, castles, hotels, and churches in this little and amazing European country.

1. Lisbon

A very popular destination for its beautiful and historical palaces and monuments, the hills, and light of Lisbon are some of the reason this is one jewel in Europe.

Palácio de Sant’Anna

A true palace from the 18th century in neoclassic style, with an astonishing view of Lisbon. Has the capacity for 50 to 200 people, a dining room, a terrace, and a garden. Ideal for small and medium weddings with classic inspiration.

Pestana Palace

This venue is also a 5-star hotel, located in a palace from the 19th century. Its gardens with flowers and subtropical trees are a national monument. The hotel has a chapel, and the halls are decorated with French influences, supporting up to 350 guests.

LX Factory

A contemporary choice in a traditional city, this venue is a mix of market, urban ventures, and the integration of spaces. It can be a great choice for hip couples looking for something different and DIY. If interested, contact Love XL (info@lovexl.pt).

2. Great Lisbon Area

Other cities around Lisbon are amazing choices as wedding venues. Afar from the crowd, these palaces and beautiful villas will call your heart for a visit.

Palácio de Monserrate

Located in Sintra, this small palace with gothic, Indian and Moorish decor influences from the 19th century is one of the most important examples of the romantic architecture in Portugal. If you are looking for an exotic and beautiful intimate wedding, this one has the capacity for 72 guests.

Quinta da Picanceira

This villa from 1830 is an ideal venue for a wedding with a rustic feel. With wine barrels in its rooms and being a known producer of a local Portuguese pear, it can be a great choice for foodies and DIY lovers. It has vineyards and gardens, with capacity from 40 to 250 guests, and just 40km from Lisbon.

The Quinta – My Vintage Wedding

The first venue with a vintage proposal in Portugal is located in Sintra, in a remodeled villa. Ideal for outdoor weddings, with a rustic and romantic vibe. It can also offer beach ceremonies, gardens, fountain, and breathtaking views - these are included, just like magic.

3. Algarve

The beaches in the very south of Portugal have been discovered by Europeans years ago, and can also be a wedding destination, with its crystal clear waters and blue skies.

Pousada Palácio de Estoi

Just 10km from Faro, this luxury hotel is a recovered palace from the 18th century, with a chapel and three halls with baroque style, with capacity up to 200 people. The gardens are in French design with orange trees and the exotic plants from Algarve.

Monte Amarelo

This venue is located in Olhão, close to Faro, and is perfect for an outdoor romantic wedding. With open gardens and tents, can fit from 50 to 450 guests, and proper for a big or small wedding with a DIY touch.

Quinta do Lago

Inside of a beach resort, this venue can offer luxury and comfort, besides natural beauty and peace. With a capacity from 60 to 200 guests, the venue offers gardens, sea views and green spaces for outdoor and indoor weddings.

4. Alentejo

Close to Lisbon, the Alentejo region is a Portuguese jewel. With beautiful beaches and nature, it can offer amazing venues and great wine.

Vila Galé Beja

If you are looking for a complete hotel with a countryside style with integrated nature, this one is for you. With beautiful gardens and full structure to offer comfort to your guests, this venue can support up to 200 people.

Herdade dos Grous

In the heart of Alentejo, this venue has a romantic view over olive and orange trees, even being a wine producer with recognizable quality and awards. It can support up to 300 guests, has a chapel and gardens as far as the eyes can see.

Pousada dos Arraiolos

This venue is a reformed monastery from the 16th century, with capacity for weddings from 160 to 300 guests. It has a beautiful chapel decorated with classic blue tiles, gardens, and fountains, for a special outdoor reception.

5. Coimbra

This jewel in the center of Portugal is known to have been the capital of the country with immense historical importance and for hosting one of the oldest Universities.

Palácio da Lousã

A boutique hotel with the capacity to offer small and big weddings, from 30 to 300 guests. With indoor and outdoor possibilities, the venue has several rooms and gardens, fitting accordingly to your type of celebration.

Quinta das Lágrimas Palace

Once a private palace, and where the Emperor D.Pedro and Inês de Castro had their love story, this villa is the perfect place for a romantic wedding with luxury and history. With beautiful gardens and a chapel, this venue has a lot to offer.

Convento de Sandelgas

This monastery is the perfect venue for a rustic wedding with a historical feel.

With stonewalls surrounding the halls, a beautiful chapel, and gardens, this place gathers a peaceful and magical atmosphere and nature.

6. Porto

The second city in Portugal has a lot to offer to the lovebirds who dreams about getting married in a magical and historical city.

Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória

This venue is a monastery from the 16th century, with amazing panoramic views. The majestic main hall is covered in tall stonewalls and antique windows, perfect for a wedding with a dance floor, fitting up to 400 guests.

Caves Porto Calém

If you are a wine fan and wishing for a small urban-but-romantic wedding, this is your call. The cellars of Calém in Vila Nova de Gaia can fit from 12 to 80 guests in a magical and exclusive venue.

Casa dos Arcos

In the heart of the city, this venue offers indoor and outdoor wedding settings, with beautiful gardens and halls to design your perfect experience. The number of guests can go from 70 to 250, with ceremony spaces and chapel.

7. Braga

The main city of the northern area of Portugal offers more than natural beauty and tranquility. Some of the most beautiful villas in Portugal are here.

Pousada Mosteiro de Amares

This magical venue has an architecture award for the reconstruction of the monastery becoming a luxury hotel, and one of the most requested wedding sites in Braga. It has indoor and outdoor spaces, a chapel and amazing gardens.

Casa do Egipto

If you are looking for a unique venue with classic French architecture, gardens and multiple halls beautifully decorated, this one in Barcelos might be the one. Fitting from 45 to 250 guests, it’s perfect for intimate weddings.

Quinta Lago dos Cisnes

In the heart of Minho region, this venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces, beautiful gardens and a lake. With the possibility to host from 120 to 400 guests, this villa will conquer your heart with the union of green spaces and architecture.

8. Douro Valley

The north of Portugal is known for the natural beauties, the Douro River, and the winemaking. In this region, you can find some of the best venues in the country.

Vidago Palace Hotel


A luxury spa hotel with beautiful gardens, fountains, and lakes, astonishing natural beauty, and belle époque architecture. With indoor and outdoor spaces and the possibility to do intimate to big weddings, day and night.

Douro Royal Valley Hotel

Located in the lower Douro area, this luxurious hotel with magnificent views of the River and vineyards offers natural beauty and sophistication. Besides the surroundings, it has gardens, pool, and capacity for 200 guests.

Monverde Wine Experience Hotel

This venue is on the Vinho Verde route, perfect for wine lovers looking for romance. Indoor halls with wine barrels and beautiful décor, and outdoors with vineyards as far as the eyes can see, perfect for intimate weddings.

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