Did you know Iceland is one of the hottest wedding spots? With its wild landscapes it makes a beautiful backdrop to saying “I do”. Here we have a list of reasons why you should consider it for your wedding coming from an Icelandic celebrant Sigurdur Runarsson.
1. Countless beautiful nature spots
Whether you want to get married in an event hall, by a waterfall, or even in an ice cave, Iceland has what you are looking for. Iceland is the home to hundreds and thousands of nature spots, dramatic landscapes and beautiful scenery, many of them that are very private and secluded, perfect for a destination wedding.
2. It’s the perfect place to escape the stress
With all the beautiful landscapes and breath-taking scenery, Iceland is the perfect location to escape your routine and get away from all that stress. In Iceland you can celebrate your love, just the two of you, in a secluded place somewhere and just focus on yourselves for a bit.
3. Accepting of everyone
Iceland is accepting of everyone, no matter their race, gender, sexuality or social class. So, it doesn’t matter who you are, if you and your significant other want to get married legally in Iceland, you can. Iceland has gender-neutral marriage laws, and it was one of the first countries in the world to legalize same sex marriages.
4. Get a head start on the honeymoon
By getting married in Iceland, you can start your honeymoon right after the ceremony. You and your newlywed can choose to have an adventure packed honeymoon with super jeeps and snowmobiles, or a private secluded honeymoon in a cottage with a hot spring, or even do a tour around Iceland. The opportunities are endless.
5. Amazing Wedding Photos
If you want amazing wedding photos to remember your special day forever, you should go to Iceland. With Iceland’s dramatic landscapes and beautiful scenery, the country makes a perfect backdrop for your wedding photos.
Sigurdur Runarsson is an Icelandic Celebrant living in Reykjavik, Iceland and offers services at various celebrations, including weddings and renewal of vows. He trained as a professional celebrant with Sidmennt – the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association and with HEF The Norwegian Humanist Association, to enhance his learning in the craft of creating epic ceremonies so that you get the very best.
The ceremonies have an atmosphere of dignity, joy and personal experience in the beautiful nature and scenery of Iceland. There is no religious content, but they include ethical message with values that all humans share. It is the humanistic approach
Images by Leszek Nowakowski