Wedding Destinations in Greece

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!


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.

Athenian Riviera


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.

Acropolis View


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.

Cyclades Islands

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?



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.



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.



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.



If you are planning for your small destination wedding in Greece, you should consider beyond doubt the island of Kythnos. Kythnos, with its natural beauty and peacefulness, is a perfect destination for couples looking for something off the beaten path. It is a great place to get married and enjoy a truly romantic experience,

Ionian Islands



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.

Sporades Islands



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.

Saronic Islands



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.


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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.

Dodecanese Islands



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 Heraklio, Ierapetra, the waterfront beauty of Chania or Rethymno city for its Venetian charm.










If you are dreaming of a destination wedding in Greece, Halkidiki will take your breath away with its enchanted beautiful venues. In fact, Halkidiki is surrounded by majestic beaches with emerald waters, hidden coves, large pine forests and traditional fishermen villages. Getting married in Halkidiki is an experience no one will ever forget. Your wedding in Halkidiki will have one of the most majestic highlights that not so many are aware of; the sunsets are the most magical in Greece. Situated in northern Greece, at a short distance from Thessaloniki International Airport, Halkidi peninsula ends in three smaller peninsulas; Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos.

South Peloponnese


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.



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.