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Just say ‘JA’

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If you are looking for a truly unique wedding location, why not consider Austria’s Salzkammergut? With clear lakes, high mountains and green meadows, the resort area near Salzburg certainly offers a beautiful backdrop. Even better: wedding planner Gabi Socher and her team of dedicated service professionals will take care of everything. All you need to do is sit back, relax and say yes. TEXT: SONJA IRANI | PHOTOS: SAGJA-IM-SALZKAMMERGUT

As one of the first wedding planners in Austria, Gabi Socher has led more than 450 wedding couples to the altar since 1999. Throughout those years she has found out about many great, sometimes even hidden wedding locations, wedding activities and service professionals in the Salzkammergut region. This led to the foundation of the ‘sagJA-imSalzkammergut’ (translation: ‘say yes in the Salzkammergut region’) project – a professional network of various wedding 50 | Issue 44 | November 2016

service providers such as restaurants, graphic designers, florists, musicians or photographers. “We list all of these on our joint website, so all our clients have to do is to pick their favourites,” says wedding expert Gabi Socher and continues to share some of her best tips for your perfect day. On planning your wedding: You do not have to do anything (except for saying yes, of course), but you are allowed to do everything. You can opt for

an informal ceremony in the countryside or a very lavish and stylish wedding with many beautiful details such as a welcome letter, a musician line-up, a candy table, a fire artist, a show bar keeper etc. The possibilities here in the Salzkammergut are literally limitless. However, any wedding requires a great deal of planning. Allow yourself the luxury of getting a professional to organise your special day. If you are free of those worries, you can truly enjoy every aspect of the day and will have more time for the most emotional moments and your guests. On choosing the location: Choose your wedding location carefully because you will always remember this special place when you come back to visit in the future. You should pick a location

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Discover Germany, Issue 44, November 2016  

Discover Germany promotes German, Swiss & Austrian Design, Tourism, Food, Culture and Business.

Discover Germany, Issue 44, November 2016  

Discover Germany promotes German, Swiss & Austrian Design, Tourism, Food, Culture and Business.