This editorial wedding photo shoot took place in the beautiful seaside city of Toulon, in the south of France. Equidistant from Marseille and Nice, it’s a charming place for a wedding, and not only do you have incredible views of the sea here, you also have incredible vineyards, like this one named Peyrassol. It is simply magnificent. At Peyrassol you’ll find charming green vineyards and enjoy wine tastings. You’ll also find the grounds perfectly manicured and the stone buildings are incredibly charming. Just what you’d expect from a Provence getaway.
When I entered the main hall, I felt like it was from a movie set! Truly, the inside table was set for a feast, reminding me of all the Renaissance fairs I’d attend over the years. What a history Peyrassol has too! From their web site:
Founded in the 13th century by the Knights Templar, the Commanderie de Peyrassol covers an area of some 850 hectares dotted with oaks and olive groves, with 93 hectares dedicated to growing grapes. Thanks to its outstanding natural location the Commanderie was a favoured staging post and a place of rest for pilgrims on their way to the Holy Land.
At an elevation of 330 metres on the lower slopes of the Massif des Maures, the vineyard sits on a clay and limestone soil which is ideal for viticulture. Since the first varieties were planted by the Templars some 800 years ago, generations of wine growers have applied their know-how to nurturing the vineyard and its wines through the dedicated cultivation of this exceptional terroir.
For this wedding editorial we started early in the day, and ask you can see, finished just as the sun was going down. It was simply magnificent, as the light glowed on the faces of Maya and Alexandre, a couple who are really in love. He was so tender with her and each time she looked at him you could see the love in her eyes. With the magnificence of the setting, it was truly a wedding day to remember!