Your Zodiac Wedding DestinationWords by Hope O'Brien
Photos courtesy of Creative Commons
At the moment you say “I do,” it often feels like the stars align. What better way to pick the perfect destination than to go back to those same stars to find the best destination for your zodiac sign?
Aries ( March 21 - April 19 ): Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Aries are known for their energy and their ability to fit in with the hustle and bustle of big cities and busy destinations. This is why Puerto Vallarta is the perfect destination for an Aries to have their wedding.
The gorgeous and relaxing beaches make for a soothing wedding scene, and with a pop of color added in, the beach turns into a tropical wedding perfect for the bold nature of an Aries. After the wedding, the city's nightlife will not disappoint and is perfect for an Aries' spontaneous and courageous nature. With picturesque scenery and streets packed with arts and culture, there is no chance of getting bored of the city and its treats. A wedding in Puerto Vallarta will certainly satisfy all of the traits of an Aries and provide a memorable wedding experience and a night to remember.
Taurus ( Aril 20 - May 20 ): Twin Peaks, California
Just 21 miles outside of the bustling city of San Bernardino, California is the small city of Twin Peaks with a population of just 2,479 residents.
Warm and earthy is just one way to describe Taurus’. They are dependable and down to earth, and a picnic in a lush green forest would sound like heaven to them. An earthy wedding among the towering trees of Twin Peaks would be the ideal wedding for a Taurus. The warm and welcoming atmosphere of a small town fits perfectly to the sensual and stable personality of a Taurus. The small and intimate nature of a Twin Peaks wedding surrounded by the natural sounds and scents of California’s wildlife would make the ideal wedding destination for a Taurus.
Gemini ( May 21 - June 20 ): Rome, Italy
The streets of Rome are often lined with curious tourists taking in the city’s rich history. Geminis, with their childlike curiosity over everything, would love every bit of a wedding in Rome.
Down each corridor and street is a new wonder to behold in the city. Major historical sights like the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, and the Vatican City would make perfect backdrops for gorgeous wedding photos. The romantic aura of small cafes up side streets and tight alleys draped with warm twinkling lights makes Rome the perfect city to share love and satisfy the curiosity of a Gemini.
Cancer ( June 21 - July 22 ): Savannah, Georgia
Horse-drawn carriages and historic architecture are just some of the sights of Savannah, Georgia. The sentimental nature of Savannah makes it the perfect city for a Cancer’s wedding.
Cancer’s are emotional and sentimental, their wedding memories and photos will become memories and treasures that they will cherish forever. Under the weaving branches of live oaks draped in Spanish moss, an outdoor wedding ceremony becomes an intimate gathering with a touch of earthiness. Cobblestone squares and the gorgeous architecture of the The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist would make the perfect backdrop for warm and sentimental wedding photos.
Leo ( July 23 - August 22 ): Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Constellation: The Lion
Rio De Janeiro is the perfect balance between bustling nightlife and gorgeous scenery. Annually Rio hosts the largest festival in the world, Carnival, and for a passionate and cheerful Leo this would be the perfect time to host an extravagant Rio De Janeiro wedding.
As a fire element, Leo’s are bold and constantly looking to have fun with life. Leo’s are naturally attracted to bright colors and louder extravagant atmospheres, and Carnival in Rio De Janeiro provides just that. However, the festivities don’t end simply with the festival in Rio, a wedding in Brazil means being able to also enjoy the amazing beaches, national parks, and gorgeous hiking trails. Rio De Janeiro will satisfy the loud and boisterous side of a Leo’s personality, and quench their thirst for adventure and travel in the perfect combination of an amazing wedding and a wonderful trip.
Virgo ( August 23 - September 22 ): Kinsale, Ireland
Constellation: The Maiden
On the Southern Coast of Ireland, the five thousand-person town of Kinsale stands colorful and rich in history. Kinsale is the ideal place for a Virgo to wed as it caters to the shy and cleanly nature of Virgos.
The small town vibe of Kinsale makes it perfect for an intimate and relaxing wedding to allow for less stress and more time to enjoy sharing loving moments with family and friends. The town’s colorful storefronts and splashes of flowers make it the perfect place for vibrant photoshoots. Rolling green hills and an oceanfront view make the perfect venue for a personal and tight knit wedding setting to cater to any Virgo’s more introverted side. Colorful towns, welcoming townspeople, and the soft touch of an ocean breeze makes Kinsale the perfect destination for any Virgo’s intimate and personal wedding dream.
Libra ( September 23 - October 22): Giethoorn, Netherlands
Constellation: The Scales
Giethoorn is like a town straight out of a fairytale book. Everything about this little town screams aesthetics and would be the best place for a Libra to wed.
This charming little town is mainly car-free as a network of waterways allows for visitors and residents to travel from old building to old building. Libras, with their grace and love for the outdoors, would find Giethoorn captivating in every way. From wedding photos in an old wooden boat traveling up the picturesque city to old cottages and lush scenery, Giethoorn would make the perfect fairytale wedding destination for a Libra.
Scorpio ( October 23 - November 21 ): Kyoto, Japan
Constellation: The Scorpion
Scorpio’s are brave and passionate and often mistaken as a fire sign, but as a water sign Scorpio’s often draw energy from the emotional side of their character.
Kyoto, Japan is bold and powerful much like Scorpio’s, but is also captivating and emotional in such a way that it will draw on the emotional aspects that make up a Scorpio personality. Any season can become emotional and beautiful for a wedding with Kyoto’s ever changing scenery. In February and March the city is painted pink with luscious cherry blossoms, the perfect time for beautiful wedding photos and an emotional backdrop for a wedding. As autumn hits in October and November, the leaves begin to redden and Kyoto becomes almost too beautiful to be real.
From the pink hills of cherry blossom season, to the painting-esque city of autumn, Kyoto is the perfect city to draw out the emotional side of any Scorpio.
Sagittarius ( November 22 - December 21 ): O’ahu, Hawaii
Constellation: The Archer
O’ahu, Hawaii is the perfect place for a Sagittarius to enjoy their dream wedding. Unconventional explorers by nature, the island is a beautiful place to enjoy a calming beach wedding and the chance to explore nature and amazing sights.
From the Hawaiin capital, Honolulu, to smaller cities like Waialua and Aiea, the island provides everything from a relaxing getaway to historical sights perfect for a Sagittarius to explore in their time there. Ancient volcanoes, cultural landmarks, and water activities will keep the adventure going long after the wedding celebration has ended.
Capricorn ( December 22 - January 19 ): Quebec City, Canada
Constellation: Sea Goat
Curious and intelligent by nature, Capricorn’s are always seeking knowledge and will work hard to make everything perfect. The soft ringing of French in each store and the historical nature of Quebec City makes it the perfect place for a Capricorn’s wedding.
The soft glitter of the city at night is nothing far from the perfection that Capricorn’s often seek out in their daily lives. Narrow streets and stone buildings lit by soft warm streetlights make for aesthetic wedding photos and a romantic feel. Founded in 1608, Quebec city’s rich history and culture make it the perfect place to satisfy the curiosity of a Capricorn while still providing a truly gorgeous location for a wedding. More than just a single day wedding destination, Quebec City makes for a fairytale wedding destination and travel spot with its cobblestone streets and European architecture.
Aquarius ( January 20 - February 18 ): San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Constellation: Water Bearer
Much like an Aquarius, San Marcos La Laguna is a unique and down-to-earth place to get married. As a small village in Guatemala, San Marcos La Laguna is peaceful and laid back and the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
As the most humanitarian sign, Aquarius’ would fit in well with the spiritual and hippie-esque village. From meditation centers to spiritual healing courses and yoga retreats, the village offers a variety of tranquil options to keep the destination wedding lively and peaceful at the same time. The lush hills and aqua colored oceans make for the perfect backdrop for any wedding photos or ceremonies. With its calming atmosphere and serene views, San Marcos La Laguna is the ideal place for an Aquarius’ destination wedding.
Pisces ( February 19 - March 20 ): Paris, France
Constellation: The Fishes
Pastries in cafes that smell of rich espresso, glittering lights of the Eiffel Tower over the Seine, and elegant architecture are just some of the traits of the city of love. Compassionate and artistic, Pisces are the definition of romantics, and what better place for a romantic to marry than the city of love?
Pisces are musical and artistic, and Paris is just that. With the Louvre, the world's largest art museum, and street musicians galore, Paris has it all for the perfect wedding destination to feed a Pisces’ artistic nature. Everything about Paris screams Pisces down to the canopied storefronts of small French restaurants. From gorgeous wedding photos in front of the Eiffel Tower to glittering venues of the 19th-century city, a wedding in Paris would be a dream come true to the romantic and compassionate Pisces.
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