8 Of The Best Locations To Get Married In Greece

Whether you want to say your vows bare foot on a beautiful beach, spend your day basking in glorious sunshine or pose for your wedding photos surrounded by scenic views, there are so many reasons why Greece is the perfect wedding destination! But between mainland Greece and its many surrounding islands, it can be tough to settle on the right location for you. But don’t stress, we’re here to help! Below is a guide to eight of the best locations to get married in Greece, so you can find the venue of your dreams and get on with planning the rest of your big day. 1. Santorini Santorini is perhaps one of the first destinations you think of when you imagine a fairytale Greek wedding. This beautiful island oozes romance, with stunning views, crystal clear seas and a sunset you’ll never forget. What more do you need for the perfect wedding day. 2. Lake Doxa (Corinthia) Found in Corinthia, Lake Doxa offers the wedding venue of your dreams. The breathtaking glassy lake has it’s very own chapel, which is great if privacy is important to you. Plus, the calm setting will bring peace and tranquillity to your big day. So if you're planning a smaller more intimate wedding, this could be the place for you. 3. Rhodes If you're planning a very traditional wedding, choosing a venue in Rhodes could be the perfect choice. Whether you want to get married on the beach or in the traditional old town, there’s something to suit every taste. Not to mention the natural splendour of this island provide stunning backdrops for your wedding photos and adds effortless elegance to your day. 4. Zakynthos You might associate Zakynthos with being a popular holiday destination for tourists and party goers, but there are so many hidden gems on this wonderful island, that you don't want to rule it out completely. If it’s a beach wedding you're after, Zante could be the perfect place. Explore the hidden sandy bays and tuck yourself away for ultimate privacy as you say ‘I do’. Not only this, but you can almost guarantee beautiful weather - a huge selling point for many couples. 5. Kefalonia Kefalonia is also a popular destination, meaning that there are plenty of suppliers on the island for you to choose from. This gives you more freedom to create your dream wedding day bursting with charm and your own unique style. The exotic coastline is home to a number of exciting venues, including historic buildings and chapels, so you can have a ceremony that’s out of the ordinary. 6. South Peloponnese Stepping away from some of the countries more popular holiday destinations, with its medieval charm and cobbled streets, South Peloponnese is not what you typically think of when you picture a Greek wedding. But this lesser-known destination has many hidden treasures that will offer you a truly unique wedding day. You’ll be surrounded by stunning coastlines, olive groves and the natural splendour of Greece in all its glory. 7. Corfu If it’s elegance you want, Corfu has so many beautiful venues for you to choose from. For bigger parties, the island has many luxury hotels. Alternatively, if you’re organising a smaller and more intimate wedding day, choose from some of Corfu’s private villas. The beautiful beaches also make this a popular destination, giving you lots of suppliers to choose from to help you create your perfect day. 8. Athens The list wouldn't be complete without the cultural capital of Greece now would it! Its heritage and history makes Athens an unforgettable destination for a wedding, but also offers your guests an exciting breakaway. Choose a fancy venue in the stylish city or check out some of the luxury five-star resorts on the Athenian Riviera. With so much choice, this coastline offers everything you need for the your dream wedding day. Are you ready to start planning your perfect Greek wedding? Organising a wedding can be difficult enough, without the added stress of pouring over venue after venue (especially when you can’t just pop by for a visit!). Whether you want peace and privacy, or sun, sea and Santorini, consider the list above when selecting your perfect wedding destination. Stuart Cooke Inscripture