Greece Destination Wedding Brides

posted 3 years ago in Destination Weddings
Post # 3
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179 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

@MissDenop:  I’m pretty new to WB, otherwise I would have answered your post earlier.  I’m from the US and getting married in Greece (not Santorini) in Spring 2015. 

There are several sites you can Google for planning – which could include venue, lodging, flowers, food, license, photographer, etc.   I know you have to have your documents/marriage certificate filed with the registror (like country court clerk) and they will translate documents so they are Legal in your home county – if not, it’s not legal recognized.

Hope this helps you.

Post # 4
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48 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2014

hey me too!! I am also looking at other greek islands as well. It’s so intimidating to try and deal with the legalities!

Post # 5
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179 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

@cassadina: I don’t know if you have already choosen an island, but one of my favorites is Sifnos.  You can rent a small villa right on the beach, has a great night life for young people, secluded beach coves all around island and not as expensive as Santorini.  Rent a car for a few days to explore & bus the rest of the time, the locals are very tourist friendly there.

Post # 6
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519 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@MissDenop:  I’m getting married in Santorini too, July 2014. If you need an help, let me know.

Post # 7
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@MissDenop:  @zoecn: She’s not from Santorini, but my friend Kelly from A Savvy Event (http://asavvyevent.com) is an amazing wedding planner. I’m a photographer and I’ve recently been sending tons of brides her way. Even though she isn’t in Greece, she works out of Napa (one of the biggest wedding regions in the world) and she has an awesome team that would find absoultely everything you needed for your wedding. She’s that good. I would recommend her for a wedding anywhere.

Post # 8
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2 posts
Wannabee

There are two ladies who are doing quite well in every requirement You have about your Your wedding in Santorini.

Chara and Frantseska From FC Event Designers in Santorini

design uniquely different weddings, really one-of-a-kind, as well as luxury party and event experiences inspired by you! Everything is so personalized that we never do the same event twice! YOU are the source of our uniquely creative and innovative ideas which we realize with absolute dedication, flexibility and professionalism. We have the expertise to always execute to perfection! Our thoughtfulness and above all our organizational thoroughness ensure the success of the most monumental day in your life.

http://www.fceventdesigners.com

Post # 9
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4 posts
Wannabee

We are looking into eloping to Greece but I am unsure which island would be best?  Does anyone have any real pictures from their Greece wedding?

Post # 10
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519 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014
Post # 11
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519 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@MissDenop:  

@bg112182:  

We are getting married at Dana Villas – Santorini, our wedding planner is Poema Weddings, I must say they are amazing, I’m a control freak, and they have made my planning process totally stress free so far. They answer every single of over 100 emails from me, go to a few location to check out the wedding venue and check out the vendors when we visited Greece in April. Highly recommend them. Beware that there are a lot wedding planners in Santorini that do not live in the island full time; and some will just make a booking for you and not stay during your wedding date, with Poema Weddings it is in their contract that they will manage our wedding before and during the events (their team is of 5 people so you wont need worry on the wedding date will only rely on 1 person), also helping we and all our guests with their requests (transport, baby sitter, accomodation etc).

This is their facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Poema-Weddings-Special-Events-in-Santorini-Event-Specialists-in-Greece/178588798868783

http://www.santoriniweddings.com.gr/

And Dana Villas Wedding Website:

http://www.santorini-wedding.com/

I also recommend to organise via a trustworthy wedding planner instead of DIY or organise through travel agent, we are from Australia and my FH is Greek; but we decided to use a wedding planner due to slow communication from the vendors, and we want it to be a stress free event plus I cant imagine how to organise with all the decoration, cake, flowers etc. if we will be in the island 2 days before the wedding date, and most of out guests/family will be there only 1 day before the wedding date.  

 

Post # 12
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Wannabee

@zoecn:  wow I really appreciate your input and the links.  Thank you so much!  I will definitely check everything out when I get off work today. 

Post # 13
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519 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@bg112182:  your welcome, hope you will sort out your wedding plan. Greece is amazing! I’m glad we decided to marry overseas. 🙂 

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