As the bouquets of roses and cupid's arrows of the month of February make way for a host of newly engaged couples, wedding fever is in the air.

Lake Bled Church - Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled Church - Bled, Slovenia

Picking a venue for your big day is the most important part of the wedding planning process, but with overseas weddings increasing in popularity by 30% last year alone, the search for the ideal location to tie the knot has widened.

Courtesy of online booking site Travel Republic, we've scouted out 10 of the most picturesque, hidden settings in Europe to get hitched and start your happily ever after in!

1. Aman Sveti Stefan - Budva, Montenegro

Perched on a private island in the Adriatic, this sun-kissed resort is a favourite in the celebrity world, having hosted stars including Marilyn Monroe, Sofia Loren and Sylvester Stallone.

2. Oxararfoss Waterfall - Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Natural surroundings can make a wedding day extra special, and where else to appreciate true natural beauty than stunning Iceland?

3. Victoria Baths Gala Pool - Manchester, England

If you're a fan of all things vintage, the faded glamour of this restored gala pool will make your big day chic, elegant and original.

4. Castillo de Santa Catalina - Malaga, Spain

What girl doesn't dream of getting married in a castle? Castillo de Santa Maria on Spain's sunny south coast will make you feel every inch a princess.

5. Lake Bled Church - Bled, Slovenia

You won't get much closer to storybook romance than Slovenia's magical Lake Bled - tie the knot on the lake's tiny island and sail away into married life!

6. Cave Bar at Hotel More - Dubrovnik, Croatia

Effortlessly cool and oh so original, Hotel More's underground Cave Bar comes complete with submerged ocean views as a backdrop to your vows.

7. Dingli Cliffs' Chapel - Dingli, Malta

Keep it simple and romantic with Malta's beautiful Dingli Cliffs' Chapel, perched on a rugged coastline and staring out to sea.

8. Cochem Castle - Cochem, Germany

Gothic, beautiful and dripping with grandeur, this German castle is perfect for a showstopping wedding.

9. Benagil Cave - Algarve, Portugal

Keep your day minimal and intimate with a ceremony in the Algarve's breathtaking Benagil Sea Cave.

10. Ulster Museum and Botanic Gardens - Belfast, Ireland

Filled with centuries of history and culture, Belfast's Ulster Museum has the added benefit of being nestled amongst the cities blooming Botanic Gardens - perfect for photos!

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