Located in the Salzkammergut region of Austria, it sits between the eastern shore of Hallstatter See and the majestic Dackstein mountains. This mesmerising village may only take about half an hour to walk from end to end, but it’s filled with scenic spots exuding poetic beauty – from the backdrop of the towering mountains and lake, to the quaint 16th-century Alpine architecture.
The Big Sur is must-see for many visitors to the United States and it’s no surprise. The stretch of California’s central coast is a rugged area with winding turns, dramatic cliffs and amazing sea views that makes for the most glorious snaps.
While most think of Paris for wedding shoots, the town of Colmar in Eastern France is also a gorgeous option to consider. Think cobblestone streets lined with half-timbered medieval and early Renaissance buildings that evoke historic charm.
Come April, the Hallerbos forest (mostly situated in the Halle municipality of Belgium) is covered by a carpet of bluebells for a few weeks, turning the forest into an arresting destination for enchanting photos. There’s no mobile data connection or wifi in the forest though, so you’ll have to wait til you get out before posting those gorgeous shots on social media.
A municipality in the Swiss Alps, it includes the village of Lauterbrunnen as well as the staggering 300m Staubbach Falls. Meandering alpine meadows, rocky cliffs, towering rock faces create postcard-perfect backdrops.
If you’re dreaming of take your wedding portraits amidst rows and rows of glorious blooms, head to the Keukenhof, one of the world’s largest flower gardens. More than 7 million flowers blanket the park in vivid hues, including tulips, daffodils and hyacinths.
In 2017, the park is opened from 23 March until 21 May 2017. For more info on the park and ticket prices, visit www.keukenhof.nl.