Million of couple dreaming for having destination weddings in Santorini Greece, no doubt at all cause this place is amazing and if you become one of them who falling in love with this beautiful caldera scenery than hoping I could share for what I know about this place.
Wedding day is really important for someone and this is why people want to celebrate it in such beautiful place and inviting their friends and family to see directly how they say the vow and enjoying the party in such amazing view for sure. As same as having a wedding celebration in Maldives, Santorini is located in unique geographic area which is belong to one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea.
Since it was devastated by extreme volcanic eruption than all the geographic condition is totally reformed but this is how now it become one of the most sexiest place to visit and celebrate your big day.
Best Time to Held Wedding in Santorini Greece
Santorini is always sunny during summer and may you will feel windy too, it might be hot but good for wedding purposes. If you gonna held wedding in Santorini Greece than choosing late April till End of May are highly recommended but if you don’t have a chance to help on these month than September to November are also fine.
If you want to find the most reliable forecast about whether in Greece than you may open weather.com
Can you get legally married in Santorini?
Sure, here you should declare that you are free to get married, send the divorce certificate, and no impediment that prevent you to get married here than make sure that all document should be certified by notary’s office.
Generally you gotta provide these several items before getting married in Santorini, Greece:
- Valid passport
- Birth certificate with the Apostille stamp
- Official Apostille translated into Greek that certified by a lawyer, a foreign ministry’s translation department, a certified translator or the Greek consulate from your home country
- Proof of freedom to get marry both in English and Greek
- Some related cost such as €7 for affidavit of marriage and around €100 for translation services if you need it
From Athens to Santorini by Ferry and Airlines
As I said before that great location need an extra effort to reach so if this gonna be your first time to go to Santorini Greece than,
- First time first is go to Athens, a lot of affordable flight ticket to Santorini from western Europe
- Once you touch down in Athens than buy ferry ticket online of through local travel agent, surely there are a lot of option in ferry port
- Now take a metro for 30 minutes ride to the Piraeus ferry port, make sure to remember that most ferries are leave in the morning so make sure you’ll be there an hour in advance
- Take the ferry and enjoy your ride and feel the wind right on the deck, it takes 5 hours from Athens to Santorini with high speed ferry and could be 8 hours with regular one.
If you got sea-sick and wanna find another faster way to Santorini than go using the flights, there are over than 15 flights/day that serve trip from Athens to Santorini in the summer time.
Cost for having 45 minutes flight from Athens International Airport to Santorini International Airport will be US$40 to US$180 depend on airlines and schedule. Last I gonna tell you that there are two famous towns in Santorini, Fira (10 minutes from Airport) and Oia (25 minutes from Airport).
Try to check and compare the rates below…
3 Best Venue for Having Destination Weddings in Santorini Greece
Choosing the best hotels and venue for your destination weddings in Santorini Greece is quite challenging, all of them are beautiful and provide great hospitality for everyone. At the end you still have to choose one, so in my photographer’s opinion I’m gonna share an honest review about the best venue for you.
When couple want o celebrate their wedding especially in outdoor space than concern of weather will be the most priority to think. Here you don’t need to be worry about the view cause almost all wedding hotel in Santorini provide it for sure.
Now imagine that you gonna see pictures of you right in the white dome building with a superb view of caldera and say the vow, so let me help you to recommend 3 best wedding venue here in Santorini.
Wedding Photography Services in Santorini
There are thousand of wedding photographer that you can book to document your wedding but I want you to consider about my Lost in Paradise Photography Packages that used to book by my international couple for getting married in other wedding venue like Bali and Maldives.
I work personally with my wife and travel worldwide for over than 5 years, so what you will get here is a personal photography services that come from the heart even you can discuss personally with me and my wife about what you need before the wedding.
Here I would like you to turn on your audio on and sit back with your spouse to my previous wedding works..
Whenever you want to discuss in more detail about destination weddings in Santorini Greece than I will gonna help you for sure, drop me a message and I’ll be in touch!