19 Destination Wedding Invitations to Take Your Vows Around the World

Our favorite picks for nuptials in Naples, vows in Venice and more.
Tropical destination wedding invitation with monstera plant leaves
Danielle Halibey - The Knot Contributor.
Danielle Halibey
Danielle Halibey - The Knot Contributor.
Danielle Halibey
The Knot Contributor
  • Danielle writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a focus on modern wedding trends, fete aesthetics and personalization (via fashion, accessories and stationery).
  • As a freelance writer and publicist, Danielle regularly contributes to outlets like Brides, Style Me Pretty, Wedding Chicks and Betches and proudly represents a number of clients (bridal and jewelry designers, venues and wedding planning pros) in the ‘I ...
Updated Aug 06, 2021
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Sending invitations out for your big day is so exciting—you're getting closer and closer to saying "I do," and are ready to start amping up anticipation for the friends and family on your guest list. You've probably already sent out your save the dates and set up your wedding website, but your next to-do is among the most important: picking your destination wedding invitations. Remember: destination wedding etiquette dictates you should send out your invites extra early so guests have time to make travel arrangements. Not only are you asking your nearest and dearest to RSVP yes to your nuptials, but you're also asking them to take a trip with you—after all, marriage is nothing if not an adventure, so why not bring everyone you love along for the ride?

There are so many invitation designs perfectly suited to a destination wedding, from tropical flora and fauna to European-inspired motifs fit for a celebration on the Italian coast. We've rounded up some of our favorites below, including picks from our very own The Knot Invitations. No matter which you choose, you can be sure that once these party invitations land in your guests' mailboxes, they'll be packing their bags in no time.

The Knot Vintage Cactus Wedding Invitations

Vintage cactus destination wedding invitations

Everything about this vintage-inspired cactus invitation has us dreaming of a desert getaway. The invitation design leaves just enough to the imagination that guests will be anticipating what kind of celebration awaits them, be it a boho bash or something gilded and glam.

The Knot Spanish Tile Wedding Invitations

Spanish tile destination wedding invitation

Venturing to Valencia for your vows? This destination wedding invite will transport all of your VIPs in a matter of minutes—at least in their minds. The playful pattern is reminiscent of Spanish tiles, while the blue and burnt orange color palette sets the mood for a truly special celebration.

The Knot Passport Wedding Invitations

Passport-themed destination wedding invitation

There are so many things to love about this charming passport-inspired destination wedding invite, but our favorite has to be the outlined map of your wedding locale, with a heart marking the spot of your celebration. The best part: Once you include your details in the design notes, your The Knot designer will customize a hard copy proof for you to approve before printing.

The Knot Love New York Wedding Invitations

Destination wedding invitation New York skyline illustration

Nothing says "I Love New York" quite like an illustration of the famous city skyline. The black and white combo on this wedding stationery incorporates every New Yorker's favorite color palette, while modern typography strikes an effortlessly cool vibe.

The Knot Tropical Monstera Wedding Invitations

Vintage monstera destination wedding invitation

Monstera leaves have a reputation for being eye-catching, and the painted ones on this invitation certainly don't disappoint. Mixed with faux gold foil, these tropical wedding invitations are equal parts festive and formal.

Helen Halik Into the Mountains Wedding Invitations

Dark green destination wedding invitation with mountaintop graphic

Invite your loved ones to join you in the great outdoors with this mountain wedding invitation set. Available in a slew of nature-inspired shades (like olive and forest), it boasts a beautiful line illustration and elegant calligraphy, making it the perfect option for couples that don't want to skew too rustic.

CitrusPressCo Dark Moody Beach Destination Wedding Invitations

Black and gold moody beach destination wedding invitaiton

No rule says just because you're having a beachy destination wedding you have to go all bright and colorful. Opt for a more daring, black-tie island spin with this gutsy black suite, which features rose gold calligraphy and palm leaf motifs. Stunner.

The Knot Vintage Boarding Pass Wedding Invitations

Vintage boarding pass destination wedding invitaiton

First comes love, then comes the marriage proposal—then comes a trip to paradise. Get your guests counting down the days till your "I dos" with this cute invitation template, made to look like an airline boarding pass. Just make sure Grandma Joan doesn't mistake it for the real deal!

UnmeasuredEvent Watercolor Amalfi Coast Italy Skyling Wedding Invitation

Destination wedding invitation with watercolor illustration of Amalfi Coast

We can think of only one word to describe this destination wedding invite: amore. Couples planning to swap vows on the Italian coast can bottle the magic of the famous locale with this watercolor design. And get this: the real thing promises to be even better—swoon!

Paper Sun Studio In the Country Wedding Invitations

Gold metallic destination wedding invitation

Hosting your destination nuptials in a garden or other bucolic setting? Then you'll love this fairytale-like invitation design, which features tons of metallic detailing. Choose from a variety of color themes and whatever foil color suits your celebration best, including rose gold, silver, ice blue and more.

Olivia Kanaley Inman Roman Landscape Wedding Invitation

Roman landscape destination wedding invitation

The gorgeous background of this invitation hints at a beautiful locale without specifying where, making it the perfect option if you're hosting your destination wedding somewhere fresh and new. Bonus: this suite boasts a ton of coordinating extras, like rehearsal dinner invitations, save the date cards and even dinner menus.

The Knot Botanical Lemon Wedding Invitations

Italian-inspired lemon printed destination wedding invitation

Someone, please pass the Limoncello, because these painted lemons and foliage will have your guests daydreaming about your future walk down the aisle in Capri. We love the horizontal orientation and greenery, too—bellisimo!

Partypeeps Watercolor Paris Themed Wedding Invitation

Watercolor Parisian cafe-themed destination wedding invitation

Bottle that French je ne sais quoi with this charming watercolor invitation perfect for a Parisian party. The template depicts French staples like bistro seating (duh) and wine (also duh) and will get your guests so excited to celebrate with you in the City of Love.

Papier Green Diamonds Wedding Invitations

Green and gold foil destination wedding invitation

If a retro, preppy locale is your final destination, look no further than this totally charming and graphic invitation. The classic prep color palette (pink and green, hello) and eye-catching diamond pattern make it ideal for celebrations from Palm Springs to Palm Beach. Tip: Monogram your envelope liner for an extra preppy touch.

The Knot Abstract Hills Wedding Invitations

Muted pink and red desert-themed destination wedding invitation

From majestic mountain retreats to boho desert destinations, the scenery on this unique wedding invitation is just the thing to get your guests buzzing no matter where you're headed for your wedding day. We especially love the color combo of burgundy, blush and burnt orange—a totally popular palette this year.

Miss Tallulah Paperie Vintage Watercolor English Manor Wedding Invitations

Watercolor English manor-inspired destination wedding invitation

Channel your best Bridgerton impression with this watercolor invitation depicting a sophisticated English manor. It's the perfect pick for a posh pair hosting their wedding reception at a storied property in the United Kingdom (sigh...we wish!).

WhoaNelliePress Ski Printable Wedding Invitations

Ski-themed destination wedding invitation

Ski bunnies will love this winter-themed invitation suite, geared towards a snowy wedding venue like a ski chalet or lodge (peep those adorable rose gold ski lifts!). Play into the plaid pattern on the back with lots of cozy throws at your big day to really pull the vibe together.

Blush Paper Co. Watercolor Magnolia Wedding Invitation

Magnolia watercolor destination wedding invitation

Magnolia flowers are the unofficial bloom of the South, so they're the perfect petaled spokesperson for your party in Charleston or Savannah. Plus, with a sophisticated and soft color palette, this minimalist suite packs on the romance in a subtle way.

OakAndOrchid Vintage Map of Hawaii Wedding Invitation Set

Map of Hawaii printed on destination wedding invitations

Hawaii here you come! Skip the typical tropical palm trees and bold blooms in favor of a simple-yet-impactful suite that features a vintage map liner and the likeness of the Hawaiian islands. Aloha, lovebirds!

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