Portugal Wedding Photographer | Nadene + Martin’s Destination Wedding

Nadene and Martin’s Enchanting Forte da Cruz Wedding with Portugal Wedding Photographer – Tara Lilly

Nadene and Martin embarked on a romantic journey to Cascais, just outside of Lisbon, for their intimate wedding with Portugal wedding photographer, Tara Lilly, at the historic Forte da Cruz. This 17th-century castle, once a retreat for the Portuguese monarchy, now stands as a luxury venue with panoramic views of the sea, creating an enchanting backdrop for their celebration.

Gathering with close family and friends, the couple exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony, incorporating a symbolic sand mixing ritual to signify the blending of their lives. The historic charm of Forte da Cruz provided a unique and elegant setting for this special moment.

The celebration continued with a lively cocktail hour outdoors, where guests enjoyed refreshing drinks and the mesmerizing views of the ocean. The warm weather added to the joyous atmosphere, creating an idyllic setting for the couple’s union.

As the sun began to set, Nadene and Martin seized the opportunity for breathtaking portraits on the castle walls. The golden hues of the evening sky and the historic architecture provided a picturesque backdrop, capturing the essence of their love in every frame.

The evening concluded with a magical sparkler toast, illuminating the night and symbolizing the bright future ahead for Nadene and Martin. Their Portugal destination wedding was a perfect blend of history, romance, and celebration, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

As a Portugal wedding photographer, it was a privilege to document Nadene and Martin’s love story in such a picturesque setting. Every detail, from the historic venue to the sunset portraits, contributed to the beauty of their day. Congratulations to the newlyweds on a truly enchanting celebration!

Portugal Wedding Photographer | Tara Lilly Photography
Venue | Forte da Cruz

For more stories from destination weddings in Europe, see our blogs from an Amalfi Coast Elopement, a farmhouse wedding in France, as well as a villa wedding in Santorini.