We are in love with all things Scandi and that includes these luxurious settings for a romantic wedding in the Scandinavian kingdoms of Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Dreaming of planning a truly on-trend wedding? Look no further than Scandinavia. With a choice of dramatic locations, our guide to some of the top Scandinavian wedding destinations will bring you a little closer to choosing your perfect venue to tie the knot in a unique and memorable way.
1. ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi – Sweden
Holding your wedding at the world’s original ICEHOTEL is the ultimate way to enjoy an Arctic-themed celebration. Set in the small Swedish village of Jukkasjärvi, the ICEHOTEL is a truly unique venue in that it is reborn every winter in a new guise.
Photos by: ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi – Sweden
What makes the ICEHOTEL unique? Featuring an Ice Church and a grand reception venue your guests willed be wowed by this jaw-dropping location. Couples will then spend a romantic first night together in a luxury suite on a crystal-clear ice bed, covered in reindeer skins.
Why we love ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi? By choosing ICEHOTEL as your venue, you will be wedding your loved one inside a piece of art. Every year, over 40 artists collaborate to help create this magnificent ice exhibition.
2. Fjords – Norway
When we think of Norway, we imagine the dramatic landscape of the fjords, along the Norwegian coastline, with their still blue lakes and steep cliffs. These fjords are an important symbol of Norway and it’s wild, untamed landscape.
Can I get married in the fjords? Oh yes, the fjords are a popular location for couples looking to elope. Promise Mountain specialises in adventure weddings and has created a selection of package options for couples looking for the wedding experience of a lifetime, which includes a mountaintop wedding ceremony, photography packages and luxury overnight accommodation.
Why we love the Fjords? By planning your wedding celebration in the fjords you can get back to nature in a landscape like nowhere else on earth, that is largely unchanged since its formation during the ice age.
3. Sorrisniva – Norway
Set on the banks of the Alta River, couples travel to Sorrisniva, famed for its traditional values, influenced by nature and the world’s northernmost Nordic ice hotel wedding experience.
Photo by: Sorrisniva | Wedding Venue
Where will our ceremony be held? Sorrisniva offers couples a unique wintertime wedding in their ice chapel. Or alternatively, if you would prefer to visit during the summer months, an outdoor ceremony under the midnight sun.
Why we love Sorrisniva? Couples can complete their wedding celebrations with a Northern Lights tour for a once in a lifetime experience.
4. Copenhagen – Denmark
If you are looking to plan a modern and stylish Scandi wedding, look no further than the vibrant city of Copenhagen. Not only will you and your guests be bowled over by this Scandinavian capital and its visually pleasing architecture, you will also have no trouble in choosing somewhere cool to hold your urban wedding celebrations.
Photo by: Copenhagen City Hall | Wedding Venue
Where can we tie the knot? As one of the tallest and most dramatic buildings in the city centre, the Copenhagen City Hall makes for a fabulous ceremony choice.
Why we love Copenhagen? With over 15 Michelin-starred restaurants, Copenhagen has become widely renowned as the gastro capital of Scandinavia.
We hope our Scandinavian wedding destinations guide has left you feeling inspired to plan your wedding, influenced by Scandi culture and set against jaw-dropping backdrops that will bring you wonderful memories to last a lifetime.