Category: Wedding Planning

November 8, 2018

How to choose a wedding venue

Picking a venue for your event is a big deal. It’s expensive. It sets the tone. It’s the “meat” in the event sandwich, if you will. It’s also an incredibly overwhelming process. How can you possibly find a venue that A) you can afford, B) you actually like, C) is convenient for your guests, and […]

June 28, 2018

Wedding day ruined by bad venue!

After devoting countless hours planning every finest detail of your wedding day, it’s understandable that you expect everything to be flawless with a capital F. The emotional stakes are off the charts since you and your husband to be have been looking forward to this day for your entire lives. But the truth is: There is […]

May 24, 2018

Here are the questions to ask a wedding venue – Wedding Planning 101

Here are the questions to ask a wedding venue — before signing on the dotted line. 1. Is the venue available on my target date? If you have a specific date in mind, find out if the venue has availability then. If not, you’ll either have to move on or be flexible when it comes […]

April 18, 2018


FRANSCHHOEK VENUE – LA COURONNE WINE ESTATE La Couronne is a name meaning “The Crown” which was a famous French warship built by the French Navy in 1636 which transported 277 French Huguenots to the Cape in 1685. La Couronne was the first warship built by the French as Cardinal de Richelieu’s aimed to renew […]

March 20, 2018

Franschhoek Venues – Wedding Planning 101

WHAT DOCUMENTS FOREIGNERS NEED TO GET MARRIED IN SOUTH AFRICA Your decision to get married is one of the most significant of your life. Your decision to get married in beautiful South Africa is probably one of the best in your life. And hopefully in one of our beautiful Franschhoek Venues. We certainly don’t want […]

March 8, 2018


WEDDING PLANNING 101: ADVISE FROM A PHOTOGRAPHER Before picking a wedding photographer have a look at their previous weddings that they have photographed, and ask them how long they have been in the industry. Every bride has different taste and every photographer has different styles, therefor make sure the photographer’s style suits your taste! If […]

February 19, 2018

Interview with the Events Planner of Franschhoek Venues

So we decided to interview Nicole to get to know her a little bit better. She is a Franschhoek based wedding and events planner, and this is how our interview went down. TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR COMPANY Franschhoek Venues is a platform where clients can search for a venue in and [...]
February 9, 2018

TOP 5 Favorite Wedding Blogs

Engaged? Helping a friend? Or just fancy snooping through some of the most stunning spots on the internet? These are all legitimate reasons to become somewhat obsessed with wedding blogs. From gorgeous mood boards and dress inspiration to DIY details and full-blown bride envy, we’ve narrowed down our favourite blogs to bookmark for the big […]

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