Where to Elope in Madrid (Updated for 2025)
Hey! Firstly, we’re Jake + Genessa, English-speaking wedding photographers based in Madrid, Spain. We travel all over Europe photographing elopements for couples, but Madrid is still one of our favourite destinations in all of Europe. So, here is our top list of Where to Elope in Madrid!
Updated for 2025: This list is updated for 2025, so, these are the most up-to-date elopement locations in Madrid! If you’re planning to elope in Madrid, then you’re probably looking for all the insider tips on venues and vendors. You’ve hit the jackpot.
Criteria: We’ve picked these top locations for where to elope in Madrid based on:
- Our personal experience
- and level of intimacy/crowdedness
You won’t find all these Madrid elopement locations on other touristy blogs— because they’re coming from someone who actually knows Madrid like the back of their hand and can also personally vouch for them!
Table of Contents:
Castles and Mountains in Madrid:
While Santorini is a small island, it is full of crazy nature landscapes. If the elopement you’re dreaming of includes a cliff range, a volcanic crater, or white buildings speckling the background, then you should take a look at these locations below. We’ve explored these locations especially for the adventurous couples who want to make their Santorini elopement unique:
Day-Trip Elopement Locations:
Elopement Reception Hotels + Restaurants in Madrid:
If you’re planning on hosting an elopement reception with your family and friends, a hotel or restaurant in Madrid is a good choice. There are lots of beautiful options that can pull off a wedding venue-look with views of the city and cater up to 30 guests:
Gardens in Madrid
If you want to have your small elopement ceremony at one of the beautiful gardens in Madrid, then this is the list for you! These gardens are open to the public and are available for this kind of use. Any of these options would be good for up to 20 people. If you hire us as your photographers, you won’t have any problems with finding these locations or any of the restrictions on these locations.
- La Rosaleda – (Best time: morning or sunset)
- Cecilio Rodríguez Garden – (Best time: morning or sunset)
- Real Jardín Botánico – (Best time: morning)
- Jardín El Capricho – (Best time: anytime)
- Sabatini Gardens – (Best time: morning or sunset)
- Las Vistillas Garden – (Best time: morning or sunset)
Elopement Viewpoints in Madrid
If finding a good view for your elopement photos is your priority, then this list is for you! Check out these viewpoints in Madrid, both in the city and outside as well:
- Cathedral Almudena Viewpoint – (Best time: sunset)
- Crystal Palace Viewpoint – (Best time: sunrise or sunset)
- Royal Palace Viewpoint – (Best time: sunrise/morning)
- RUI Hotel Rooftop – (Best time: before sunset)
- San Francisco Garden – (Best time: morning)
- Alfonso XII Monument – (Best time: before sunset)
- Segovia Viaduct – (Best time: morning or sunset)
Top Madrid Elopement Photographers
One name: Jake + Genessa Photography! If you’re still looking for the perfect photographer for your Madrid elopement, we’d love to hear from you. If you truly feel connected to our work, reach out and fill our contact form— let’s chat and get your date booked in our calendar! So, let’s get the magic started! Contact us here in order to have your Madrid elopement photographed by us.
“Jake and Genessa are truly the best of the best!! From our first contact, every part of the process was so seamless and easy— tailoring our elopement day in Madrid to be uniquely ours. It was so clear how much they love what they do & care for their clients.
As so many others have stated, it really does feels like a day hanging out with old friends. They have this way about them that allows you relax and enjoy the moment, creating raw photos that capture your emotions and allow your personalities to shine through! We could not be happier with our incredible photos that we will cherish forever. ♥️
If you want to work with the most lovely and talented photographers that you can trust to ensure that they will capture every moment you could have hoped for and more, look no further!.
— Holly and Aaron,
2023 Elopement in Madrid
Madrid Wedding + Elopement Photography Packages
Without a doubt, our Madrid elopement packages are designed to make things easy and fun for you. We’ll also guide you through the whole process of planning your elopement in Madrid, helping you:
- find the most epic locations for your ceremony and your pictures,
- connect with other top Madrid vendors, and then
- create an elopement itinerary for the day so that you can have the experience you’re dreaming of, without having to worry about when the best light is, or how long to plan for different parts of your day.
Our Madrid elopement and wedding packages for 2025 range from 1.500€ – 3.300€ and include taxes.
How much does it cost to elope in Madrid?
I’m sure one of your questions have been— how much does it cost to elope in Madrid? It depends on what services you’re interested in having for your elopement. Typically, couples will have at least a photographer (it can be us!), a hair and makeup artist, a bouquet, and an officiant. This can all be done under 3.000€ EUR! Other investments could include videography or all-inclusive packages.
When’s the best time to get married or elope in Madrid?
The best weather in Madrid is between April and October, especially May/June and September/October, because of the ideal weather (July-August can be quite hot). However, Madrid’s sun offers a lot of flexibility for great weather even in the winter months.