How to elope

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As seasoned experts in the wedding industry, we’ve witnessed countless beautiful unions, where two souls come together to say “I do” on their most special day. However, amidst the joy of celebrating with loved ones, couples can sometimes feel that their own desires take a backseat. That’s where elopements come in—they strip away the excess and focus on what truly matters.

Here at Mountain Elopement, we specialize in crafting unforgettable mountain elopements. With our wealth of experience organizing elopements in stunning locations, including our own memorable escape to Scotland, we understand the magic of intimate celebrations.

Your elopement should reflect your unique love story. Whether it’s exchanging vows by a mountain lake or atop a summit, we’re here to tailor every detail to your preferences. Hike or take a cable car? Stay in a hotel or cozy Alpine hut? Opt for live music or a playlist on a boom box? Decide between a traditional wedding MC or personalized vows? It’s all about creating a day that resonates with you both.

Don’t worry if it all seems overwhelming—our team is here to guide you every step of the way. From conceptualizing extraordinary ideas to executing them flawlessly, we’re committed to making your elopement an unforgettable experience.

So, let’s make a statement—a statement of your unwavering love for each other. Contact us today to begin planning your dream mountain elopement.


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Focusing on each other & knowing that this ceremony is meant to join two people even closer together!

An Elopement is one of the most intimate things you can do when it comes to saying 'I DO'! There will always be 100% of your Love & Emotions involved and you may be extremely nervous. After all you are standing on the top of a mountain - expressing your vows to the most important person in your life - surrounded only by the stunning landscapes and the open sky above. There is quite possibly nothing more romantic than that and not even the weather can do anything to spoil such a special day. But we will of-course be there guiding you every step of the way, to make this moments last forever.

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Discovering the Meaning of Elopement

Wondering what elopement truly entails? Elopement in the European mountains is more than just a getaway—it’s a heartfelt celebration of love shared intimately between two individuals, unencumbered by the formalities of inviting guests or accommodating distant relatives. Isn’t this the very essence of a wedding?

Embarking on an Adventure: Elope in the European Mountains

Elopement is a choice many couples make to create a personal and private celebration, shared later with friends and family. Rather than feeling like you’re missing out, eloping allows you to bask in a relaxed atmosphere and savor meaningful moments.

Why Choose Us? Trust Our Elopement Expertise

We embarked on our own elopement journey in Scotland, amidst challenging weather conditions, yet it remains our most treasured memory. Opting for a Mountain Elopement in Austria offers the added advantage of official recognition. Enthusiastic registrars can officiate outdoor weddings, providing a refreshing departure from traditional registry office ceremonies.

Endless Opportunities Await in the European Mountains

Select the time and place for your vow exchange—whether against the backdrop of a picturesque mountain lake or with the majestic Dolomites towering above you. While guests are welcome, we endorse a “less is more” approach, ensuring the spotlight remains on you.

Tailored to You: The Elopement Process

You’re in charge, but we’re here to lend our expertise and local insights. The specifics of your elopement depend on your preferences and chosen location. For those craving adventure, consider a (multi-)day hike for an exhilarating experience, while others may prefer the convenience of reaching a mountain lake by car or summit by cable car.