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The best destinations for your wedding in Greece

28 Aug Blog, wedding in greece, wedding planner in Greece | Comments Off on The best destinations for your wedding in Greece
The best destinations for your wedding in Greece
 

Greece is a country of great beauty and history. There are many places of great importance for a visitor. Your wedding in Greece could take place wherever, as there are equally amazing destinations all over Greece.

 

Let’s see some of the best destinations for your wedding to be planned. These destinations have been chosen by the majority of those planning their wedding in Greece.

 

Athens, where history began!

The capital city of Greece couldn’t be missing from our list. Athens is inhabited since Neolithic age and then continuously.

It was the birthplace of democracy, philosophy, theater, and science. This city has a rich history that you can feel its presence once you take your first step there. The historical center still reminds us of the old times. Where else could you find a better background for your wedding than the place where history began? Major archeological sites, ancient temples, theaters and the historical center that still exist could be the perfect destination for your wedding. One of the most recognizable landmarks is Acropolis. Acropolis, the significant reference point of Greek culture, is the ideal background for exceptional wedding photos. Moreover, another perfect scenery would be Ancient Agora, the commercial and political center of ancient Athens. There is a 3-kilometer pedestrian zone for your wedding photos as well. Furthermore, there are numerous fantastic neighborhoods, such as Plaka, at the eastern side of Acropolis. If you decide to plan your wedding in Athenian Riviera, you should take into consideration the beautiful beaches of Athens, Varkiza or Agia Marina. You may also want to plan your wedding in the amazing suburbs. Following an incredible coastal route, you will reach Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea.

just married in Athens

Wedding in Athens Riviera (Greece)

 

Santorini, “explosive” beauty:

Santorini Island has one of the most incredible morphologies in Europe. The volcano that exists there, has created a wondrous landscape. Santorini Island is actually the remnant of a large volcanic crater, a volcanic caldera. If you decide to plan your wedding in Santorini, you will enjoy a variety of advantages. First, you are legally allowed to hold your wedding ceremony wherever you want and you have imagined. In a cave? At the beach? You can really go anywhere! Therefore, you will have the opportunity to choose between phenomenal landscapes. Santorini is also famous for the monumental sunset. The location of the island and the incredible sea view create a miraculous scene. Many couples choose Caldera for their wedding. Caldera offers a panoramic view of the volcano as well as a magical view of the sunset. Your wedding in Santorini would surely be a lifetime experience that you will never forget.

Bride photoshooting in Santorini isaland

Wedding in Santorini island (Greece)

 

Mykonos Island, do it celebrity style!

Mykonos Island is one of the most popular islands worldwide. It is known for being the holiday destination of not only numerous tourists but also many celebrities. Having spectacular scenery as well as most of the Greek islands, Mykonos is one of the best examples of Cycladic architecture. The capital town is full of windmills, which create a fantastic scene for your wedding in Greece. One of the most beautiful places of this island is Alefkantra, called Little Venice by most of the people. Little Venice, obviously called that way because of the similarity to the Italian city, is full of brightly colored balconies and nice houses. Imagine the gorgeous wedding photos that you could take in such a landscape. Besides the traditional side of the island, Mykonos has many glamorous clubs and a great nightlife. When it comes to entertainment, Mykonos is the best choice. What about the bachelor party or after-wedding party? In Mykonos Island, you will always have choices to make!

ceremony in Mykonos island

Wedding in Mykonos island (Greece)

 

Crete, the blessed island.

Planning your wedding in Crete would be a fantastic experience. Crete, located southerly in Greece, is the largest and most populous Greek Island. Having an amazing history, Crete was the center of Minoan civilization, one of the earliest in Europe. The four most populated cities, Lassithi, Chania, Rethymno, and Heraklion could be the perfect destination for your wedding in Greece. Spinalonga, a historic island, has been the scenery for many movies and documentaries. If you decide to plan your wedding there, you would have the perfect background. Elounda is a very well known luxurious site that may give you the touch of opulence you want. Crete offers you a big variety of choices. Whether you want your wedding ceremony to be on the seaside or at a luxurious hotel or villa, you have the opportunity to make it true. Do not forget to take into account the friendly, generous, warm people that will welcome you to the island and offer you raki, the traditional drink of Crete.

Wedding traditions in Crete

Wedding in Crete (Greece)