As we plan each destination wedding in Greece our main goal is to create a unique and unforgettable wedding day, as the couple had dreamt about it! We love finding the most unique locations and creating stunning ceremonies, using our passion for creativity and our attention to detail!
The options for a stunning destination wedding in Greece are limitless and below you will find only a few of the wedding styles that we provide. Keep in mind that we offer the flexibility for your wedding to be held anywhere you can imagine… on the beach, in an olive grove, in a forest, on a yacht, by the pool with breathtaking sea view, at a luxurious villa, by a lake; realistically anywhere you wish!
Taking into consideration each couple’s preferences we suggest the ideal locations of different aesthetic for a unique ceremony and reception. Whether you prefer a small romantic wedding or a large luxurious wedding reception, your wedding will be remembered for its beauty and elegance!
Greece offers plenty of stunning beaches to choose from. You can have a lovely ceremony next to crystal clear blue waters as the sunset colors create a magical atmosphere. We would be glad to help you choose the right beach for you, or we can arrange the wedding at a beach that you have already chosen on your own. We will take care of every detail, such as guests’ transportation, seat arrangement, decoration, privacy etc.
We are happy to cooperate with a variety of 5 and 4 star hotels located on breathtaking places around the country. They all have been carefully selected for their excellent quality and value for money. There is a great variety of different types of hotels such as spa, boutique, contemporary etc, so feel free to choose the one that is suited for you and your dream wedding.
We can arrange your whole wedding there – accommodation, ceremony and reception – or just the reception, the choice is yours! We assure you that every hotel has the facilities to organize any kind of wedding, no matter how big or small. Apart from us, the hotels’ staff will be at your service so that everything goes as planned.
The excellent service, the great facilities, the perfect organization and the warm Greek hospitality are guaranteed. Just make sure to book your wedding early to avoid any inconvenience.
Traditional Greek Chapel Wedding
Greece offers plenty of lovely chapels to choose from. Located in picturesque and romantic settings, with spectacular views, they are adequate for an outdoor traditional Greek Orthodox wedding ceremony. We can take care of the decoration that you like, the seat arrangement, the transportation, the documentation and every other detail.
As for the wedding reception afterwards, you can choose one of the local venues, taverns and restaurants that cooperate with us.
A wedding in a villa offers privacy and incredible flexibility for a more relaxed event, with intimate settings for the ceremony, music, wedding meal, and after dinner events. We offer a wide spectrum of spacious and luxurious villas to choose from. Villas that can make your special day a remarkable experience for everyone and can accommodate the two of you, your immediate family members or the entire wedding party!
Contact us to discuss the type of villa that you prefer, the location, the facilities that you wish to have and every other detail, such us catering service, music, flowers, budget standards, etc.
Rich in its diversity of landscapes, alive with the variety of its flora and fauna, the Greek countryside is astoundingly beautiful – a place where the soaring peaks of craggy mountains sit juxtaposed against the lush softness of the rural landscape.
From the thick pine forests and amazing peaks and lakes in the north of country to the fertile valleys and olive groves of the Mediterranean south, the diversity in terrain delivers geological monuments of striking beauty and unique micro-environments where wildlife flourishes. The natural scenery with the olive trees, the herbs, the wells and the vineyards is idyllic for a –close to nature- wedding ceremony and reception.
In every wedding there is plenty of wine, so why not having your wedding reception in a traditional winery?
Greece has a history in making fine tasting wines – some of them worldwide known. The wineries offer facilities for any type of wedding, large or small, featuring a beautifully landscaped lawn for outdoor weddings. The view of the surrounding countryside with numerous vineyards suits perfectly to a wine themed wedding.
A yacht is a symbol for exclusivity, romantic hideaways and adventurous people. It is also a unique and atmospheric place for a wedding. You can exchange vows onboard, among the people you love, surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. Afterwards, you and your guests can enjoy a small sailing cruise with cocktails and champagne. As for the wedding meal, the options are limitless.
Depending the Wedding Package, usually include:
Transportation for the marrying couple from the airport to the accommodation place.
Co-ordination of all the arrangements via email, Skype, telephone and in person.
Selection of the reception venue and the wedding meal.
Co-ordination throughout the wedding day.
City hall registry fees.
Provision of two witnesses, if necessary.
Government taxes and VAT.
Any assistance needed at the completion of documents at the city hall.
Altar arrangement with fresh flowers.
Church pew decoration with fresh flowers.
Two wedding candles decorated according to the couple’s preference.
Bridal bouquet with flowers of her choice.
Groom’s boutonniere matching the bridal bouquet.
A basket of fresh rose petals and rice.
A ribbon decorated car for the transportation of the marrying couple at the ceremony and the reception.
A bottle of champagne for the couple at the end of the ceremony.
A wedding cake with flavor and decoration of the couple’s choice.
Champagne for the guests at the end of the ceremony.
Traditional Greek pastry for the guests at the end of the ceremony.
Recorded music for the ceremony.
Dressed wedding table and chairs for the wedding ceremony.
Wedding arch decorated according to the couple’s preference.
Photographer for approximately 1 hour.
A deluxe wedding album with 40 retouched photographs.
USB stick with all the photos taken, for further prints.
As the capital of Greece, Athens has culture, heritage, history and style. From hidden boutique hotels to city style grandure, Athens is an unforgettable destination for a wedding that lends itself to cultural exploration so that your wedding party can enjoy a mini-break too.
From Glyfada to Sounio, there are many places to marry along the Athenian Riviera. For a beachy feeling with lashings of luxury, this stretch of Greek coast could perfect for your wedding location.
History lovers will appreciate marrying in sight of Acropolis View. Choose from elevated hotel locations for an unspoiled view of the illuminated ruins of ancient Greek grandeur.
The Cyclades are a group of 220 enchanting islands in the Aegean Sea just south of mainland Greece. Marrying here gives you plenty of options, each island has its own unique charm, with white sands, azure blue seas and plenty of white-washed chapels with sea views that will take your breath away.
Mykonos is a popular location for the jet set. With a rich cultural mix, plenty of places to party and recharge, this island is perfect for a luxurious wedding with a holiday feeling – especially if your wedding guests like to party hard.
Extremely popular for weddings, Santorini is normally one of the first islands people think of when they imagine a Greek destination wedding. With views that are heart to beat, for the ultimate Greek island experience with plenty of romance, why not head here?
Unspoilt and completely picturesque, Folegandros is a tiny island with fewer than 800 inhabitants. Ideal for an off-grid, intimate wedding with undulating views of cliff, coast and sea, this place is one of Greece’s best kept secrets.
Out of the way of the usuall tourist trail, Kea island is easy to get to from Athens but is mostly visited by locals. With low slung villas and relaxed beaches, Kea is a laid back and authentically Greek location to marry in, while still ticking all those boxes for charm, beauty and weather.
Syros island has an aristocratic vibe, gorgeous coastline and hilly towns and villages to enjoy. With plenty of grand Catholic cathedrals to choose from it’s a wonderful place for a traditional wedding.
This destination is becoming ever more popular since the construction of a new airport. The island of Antiparos is accessible by a ferry from Paros and is a great choice for a wedding with an alternative edge. Popular with artists and creative, Antiparos has a lovely ambiance and stunning scenery, Even Tom Hanks has a house there. The appeal of Paros and Antiparos is simple– they feel like a world away, pretty harbors, fresh white villages and sandy bays with still waters that can’t help but seduce you.
For foodies and romantics, you can’t go wrong with Sifnos island which is home to the dramatically positioned Church Of The Seven Martyrs which is reached by a long winding staircase cut through the hillside overlooking the sea. Similarly spectacular is the local cuisine as Sifnos is where Nikolas Tselementes hails from – one of the most influential Greek chefs of modern times. Expect out-of-this-world food and views.
Step back in time with a traditional style wedding on Spetses island which is as romantic as it gets. No cars are allowed on this island so taxi boats, horses and carts dominate the roads. Spetses is so gorgeous that it became the wedding destination of choice for Prince Nikolaos of Greece and his bride Tatiana Blatnik.
Hydra is conveniently located near to Athens and is only a short ferry ride away. No cars are allowed on this pretty island so expect tranquility, fresh air and rustic stone houses.
Poros island is only an hour’s boat journey from Athens and is absolutely stunning. Verdant and hilly, there’s a choice of both mountainous locations or seaside chic for a wedding that has plenty of wow factor. Over the water from Poros is the tiny island or Eros, named after the Greek God of Love. Complete with a gorgeous chapel you could hold the ceremony there then take a romantic boat ride back to Poros for the reception. Together Poros and Eros make the perfect pair for a romantic wedding.
West coast of Greece
This region is full of little-known locations that are absolute treasures. With Monevmasia Castle village and the surrounding area to seduce you with Medieval charm, cobbled streets and awe-inspiring views, focusing your wedding destination search on South Peloponnese will surely be successful.
The West coast of Greece is a region of spectacular Ionian views with colorful villages like Parga to explore and incredible beaches that offer picture book perfection.
Lake Doxa has a beautiful chapel set on the shores of this glassy lake. A truly peaceful, and very secret destination to marry in, saying ‘I do’ here means a fairy tale wedding is guaranteed.
This touristic island is easy to get to, making it a popular choice for destination weddings in Greece. A wedding here is easy to plan as there are so many fantastic suppliers available. Take your pick from Corfu’s beaches, luxury hotels and private inland villas for a sunny wedding to remember.
Lefkada island and the islands surrounding it boast some of the highest ranking beaches in the world. The beaches of Porto, Katsiki and Egremnoi offer heavenly bays and beaches while Skorpios island, which used to be known as Onassis island, is so stunning it was privately purchased is now home to billionaire. A wedding on Lefkada or one of its neighbouring islands, will certainly have the wow factor.
Zakynthos may be a popular place to holiday but there are some hidden places that are perfect for a private wedding. The perfect place for a beachside wedding ceremony, there are so many bays and beaches to choose from.
Ithaca is where the opulent palace of Odysseus was built. Known for being a green paradise with Ionian views, a destination wedding in Ithaca has elaborate venues that allow for total wedding decadence.
With an array of exotic coastline, it’s little wonder that Kefalonia was chosen as the place to film Captain Corelli’s mandolin. Accessible to fly to and easy to navigate, Kefalonia is a practical choice for a lot of destination weddings, without being too typical. The size of the island is big enough for you to find a wedding destination that ticks all your boxes.
Paxi is another charming island for a wedding. Small in size, Paxi has only a handful of villages but plenty of wow factor. There’s a beach there called the blue lagoon and Paxi is known for the stunning quality of it’s coast. Perfect for day trip weddings or for small parties looking to stay a few nights, Paxi is a very intimate and special place for a wedding.
Kythira is a great place for an alternative wedding as it’s somewhere where ecotourism is thriving. With a range of things to enjoy on the island after the wedding it’s a great place for a post wedding holiday too. We love the fact that on this stunning island you can find the exotic flower, sempre viva whose names means “always alive” – the perfect inspiration for a wedding decoration with a true meaning.
North Aegean Sea islands
From the plush houses of the capital Mytilene to the allure of Molyvos village which is among the most beautiful villages in Greece, to the undeniable romance of the Panagia Gorgona Mermaid chapel, Lesvos is easily somewhere that can make your wedding dreams come true – no matter your budget.
Wildly mountainous and wonderfully secluded from tourism, Lemnos island is a fantastic choice for a wedding in Greece that’s off the beaten track. Lemnos is a large island but has remained untouched and authentically charming. With sandy beaches that offer total privacy, Lemnos has magical wedding destinations left, right and center.
With a bustling marina that’s fully charged with yachts, a healthy tourist trade and plenty of pretty villages, towns and villas, there’s no reason not to marry on the island of Skiathos. The leafy inland forests mean the island is incredibly green – while also sporting lots of beaches. Busy in the summer, Skiathos calms down during the autumn and spring, so an out-of-season wedding would be perfect here.
This pretty island found fame when Mama Mia was filmed there, and it has been a popular wedding destination choice ever since. It offers quality food, authentic accommodation, calm beaches, green walks and a sense of peace and romance that’s hard to beat. The ‘Mama Mia’ chapel is now iconic, so why not dare to wow your friends and family by hosting your wedding at the church of Agios Ioannis Kastri?
Rhodes is a tourist hotspot but that’s only with good reason – it is truly stunning. Head to Agios Pavlos beach in Lindos (also known as Saint Paul’s beach) for a wedding with a dramatic view of rocks and sea.
Another popular choice with tourists is the island of Kos. An ideal choice for large wedding parties, there are lots of venues and locations to choose from. The Ottoman and Venetian architecture on Kos add otherworldly elegance, while the sea and sunshine will do their best to give you a holiday high throughout your stay there.
Crete offers endless choices for a destination wedding in Greece. With mountains overlooking the sea, to vineyard vows to saying I do among the olive groves, or a coastal wedding, the choice is really down to you. Explore the historic cities of Ierapetra, the waterfront beauty of Chania or Rethymno city for its Venetian charm.
Nafplio used to be the capital of Greece and is located near to Mycenae, meaning history lovers in your wedding party can really take advantage of the cultural richness of this area. With turquoise seas and plenty of choices for a wedding party celebration, it’s a chic destination that’s growing in popularity.
Who needs to travel to Thailand when you have beaches and mountains that are just as magnificent in Pelion. This destination is actually a mountina that has many traditional villages and tropical style beaches and bays, shrouded by rocks and greenery. The beauty of Tsagkarada village square is like a theatre scene and has to be seen to be believed. Once you’ve discovered Pelion, you’ll instantly fall in love.
Situated in central Greece, along the river Karpenisiotis, this lush and verdant region is home to forests, fields and tumbling waterfalls that glint in the sunlight. You can even arrange to have your ceremony in front of the waterfall for an experience (and wedding photos) that will definitely impress your guests.
We offer a wide selection of civil and religious weddings. From a Civil to a Catholic Wedding, or a beautifully organized Symbolic Wedding (Commitment Ceremony), with personal touches or a specific theme, Raf Event's packages, suggestions and ideas will transform your special day into a memorable event.
You can find full details and prices for the packages simply by contacting us. We would also love to hear your thoughts and desires if you want a tailor- made wedding with special requirements. As each couple has different needs, keep in mind that all our packages, described below, are flexible and we will be happy to build a package with you that will meet your needs.
With our current offer for booking until the end of 2021, Prices start from 450 euros for a civil wedding.
Below you can find some Locations and Wedding Options.
Greece is a popular place for a destination wedding for many reasons; the beautiful weather, the unspoilt beaches, the gorgeous mountain views and the delicious authentic food. If you’re considering a destination wedding in Greece but aren’t sure of where to go, our guide should help you out.
From little-known islands to wide-open spaces, the perfect sandy bays for a private beach wedding to romantic ruins and mountain style weddings with views of balmy olive groves, there’s a romance about each one of these destinations.
Whether you need a location that’s easily accessible from the airport, some place off-grid, a historical themed wedding or somewhere totally decadent, there’s a Greek wedding destination that’s right for you.
It can be difficult to decide when there are so many amazing choices, so for a personalized consultation and insider info about the best place for your unique wedding in Greece, make sure you get in touch with us. We’d love to help!
Some famous locations are: