The couple got engaged during the summer last year and will marry near Nice in presence of only close family and friends.

Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley. PIc/Santa Banta

"Most of their friends will fly out for the wedding on Friday. They’ve been planning it for a while but wanted something small and private. They could get married in total private in stunning surroundings," thesun.co.uk quoted a source as saying.

Knightley had recently said that she would like to have a small private wedding.