Are you dreaming of a European-inspired wedding that’s pure magic without needing a passport? Ya girl’s got you covered! We’re about to go on a virtual tour of some of Oregon’s most dreamy venues that’ll make your heart flutter with their European charm. From Villa Catalana Cellars to Chateau de Harpe, each location brings its own unique vibe to the table.
I had the pleasure of shooting at the gorgeous Villa Catalana Cellars in Oregon City, Oregon! This venue is an absolute gem that whisks you straight to the romance of Tuscany. With lush gardens, charming pergolas, and rustic indoor spaces exuding old-world charm, it’s a fairytale setting for your European-inspired wedding.
Let’s talk about perks, because we all love those, am I right? You’ll have the entire vineyard as your backdrop, access to the beautiful garden and adjacent terraces. The Conservatory Tasting Room and The Hermitage are available for a changing room, bar, etc. A spacious Grape Arbor eliminates the need for a large tent, accommodating around 150 guests. They can host up to 200 guests but charge per person after 150! The price is competitive, making it a great choice for couples seeking rustic elegance and Tuscan romance for their intimate and timeless wedding day. Take inspiration from these photos to paint a vision of your perfect European-inspired wedding day!
Next up is Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard in Dundee, an absolute paradise for wine lovers with a European twist. Imagine savoring fine wines while soaking in vineyard views straight from the heart of the French countryside. Ooh la la!
What’s to love? Wine tasting, vineyard tours, and an elegant on-site restaurant for intimate gatherings. With amenities like property trails, fire pit patios, farm animal encounters, and a fitness center, there’s something for everyone to love. When it’s time to unwind, enjoy comfy, luxe rooms for you and your guests to relax in style. Pricing varies based on your event’s size and preferences, but it’s all about that boutique experience with elegance. The vibe is tranquility and class, making it ideal for couples who appreciate fine wine and European estate vibes. A more intimate venue, the Black Walnut has the capacity to host up to 50 guests for social events.
Now, let’s head to Salem, where Château de Michellia awaits, a slice of French heaven in Oregon. With elegant architecture, lush gardens, and a sprinkle of whimsy, it’s a spot that’ll leave you absolutely enchanted. Other amenities include: a grand foyer, a Versailles music room, a gentlemen’s billiards room, and a Paris bridal suite.
Featuring romance, sophistication and enchanting gardens for outdoor “I dos” and photos that’ll make your heart skip a beat! As for price, they offer options to suit different budgets, ensuring everyone can bask in European charm. This venue favors small, intimate celebrations with under 100 guests but occasionally makes exceptions for larger gatherings.
Photos from @chateau_de_michellia
Heading south to Ashland, you’ll find Chateau Herbe, a charming European-style estate in the heart of Southern Oregon. This place is pure magic, featuring mountain views, a serene koi pond, a charming pergola, waterfalls, and more, all sprawled across 27+ acres. They can accommodate up to 300 of your closest pals! They also provide elegant tables and chairs and handle the setup and takedown for you. So, you can relax and soak up the vibes of the rose garden, the Trevi fountain, and the beautifully manicured lawns. With budget-friendly packages, you can enjoy the unique fairytale European dream without overspending.
Photos by @rachel.dale.photography
Last but not least, there’s Chateau de Harpe in West Linn. This place is the definition of elegance and offers a French inspired castle that’ll make you feel like European royalty.
The venue showcases stunning outdoor spaces perfect for ceremonies and cocktails and they are able to accommodate up tp 180 guests. Featuring other amenities such as a spacious bridal suite, a charming entry fountain, a front courtyard, a beautiful garden, an inviting terrace, and a back patio. They offer budget-friendly options, so you can fulfill your wedding dreams without breaking the bank. This venue is perfect for those who dream of a luxurious and charming European celebration! And did I mention it’s a castle?!
Photos by @kaylaaesparza
Oregon has a good variety of European-inspired wedding venues, each offering its own unique blend of European elegance and Pacific Northwest beauty. Any of these venues promise to make your special day a true fairytale! So, take your pick, and let the romance of Europe unfold in the heart of Oregon.
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