How the wedding of your dreams can come true in a quiet corner of Crete

Twelve years ago

... we organized our first wedding in Western Crete ... starting with the booking of the church, the arrangements for the service, flowers, a decorated car, the reception meal ... and ending with a display of Cretan dancing and live Cretan music in the village square of Megala Horafia. Sixty guests flew out to witness the wedding of Jim and Mary Davies, and all had a wonderful time ... not just on the wedding night, but for the whole two weeks, including the Stag and Hen nights around Chania town ...

Read more about us here, or take a look at photographs of our weddings.

Real Testimonials

We got married in the Fortezza in Rethymnon on 30/08/13 and had the best day of our lives.
Without Elizabeth and her team this wouldn’t have been possible. From the word go, Elizabeth was attentive, enthusiastic and most importantly CALM! Despite the stresses we faced at home, from worrying about who to invite to realising one of our birth certificates had incorrect information on it just 4 weeks before the wedding, Elizabeth was so reassuring and her responses to our emails always helped us to relax. “Don’t worry”, she would say, and it really helped us at times when things looked like they were getting on top of us. We didn’t know what to expect from a wedding planner and had no idea what lengths she would go to for us. In truth, we had concerns that wedding planners would try to ‘push’ ideas onto us or make us feel like we had to make certain choices, but Elizabeth was the exact opposite...Continue reading
Thank you Elizabeth, Chris and all the team.
You gave us the perfect wedding. We can’t recommend you highly enough. 
Dave and Kirsty
Married 30 August 2013 in Rethymnon
More testimonials here ...

Below are some of our recent couples who chose Weddings in Crete to plan their perfect day. Click on the photos to open a new tab and see their gallery.

The romantic setting of Crete, standing outside a Turkish fort with panoramic views over Souda Bay ... this could be the wedding with a difference that you are looking for ...

wedding photo Ailen and Fede married in Rethymnon 14 June 2013

wedding photo Brian and Julie, both from New Zealand, married in Chania on 31 July 2013

wedding photo Dave and Kirsty from the UK married in Rethymnon Fortezza 30 August 2013

wedding photo Peter and Alice, from Britain and Norway, married in Malame, Crete on 8 August 2013

wedding photo Nondas and Sophia from Greece married in Chania on August 31 2013

wedding photo Brian and Sylvi from UK and Norway married in Rethymnon 1 August 2013

Why choose a Wedding Planner?

There is no fixed formula to a marriage organized by Weddings in Crete. Each wedding is different — tailor-made to perfectly suit you. The venue, the location and type of reception, the decorations and flowers to suit your colour choices ... and a honeymoon somewhere you yourself have chosen; like a few days in the volcanic island of Santorini; or a cruise around the North Western tip of Crete; or a converted old Venetian hotel in the heart of Chania ... or of course your own holiday villa.
Many travel companies offer you a two-week holiday with your marriage. A package wedding abroad is like a package holiday — the same product designed to be sold over and over to many different people. Your wedding planner will be a holiday rep.
So if you are looking for something a little more exclusive than a package wedding, Weddings in Crete offers you a way to choose every part of your wedding, through close contact with us, your wedding planners in Crete.
With Weddings in Crete, you can choose your own accommodation, helped by us if you like. You tell us your wedding dreams ... and we do the rest ... 
We can plan Greek Orthodox weddings in Church (if one of the couple is Orthodox). We also plan civil ceremonies, Blessings and Marriage Renewal vows. We arrange weddings for people from many countries ... UK, Norway, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, USA, Romania, Russia, Greece and many more.

Why get married in Crete?

It's fun! - from the traditions to the dancing to the great food!
  1. Crete is the right wedding destination for you because it's fun! - from the traditions to the dancing to the great food!
  2. It's different!
  3. The Climate in Crete!
  4. What you spend on a wedding at home you spend on a whole holiday in Crete!
  5. A honeymoon for you and a holiday for your guests all-in-one!
  6. No conveyor belt weddings as in smaller islands in Greece.
  7. The island of Crete still enables a very personal, unique and individual wedding.
  8. A wedding experience you and your guests will never forget!
  9. Your own unique wedding abroad.
  10. You get to choose everything directly with your planner!

Getting married in Crete can be a wonderful solution to your wedding planning problems. Near enough to be an affordable wedding destination for your guests, the island offers all kinds of entertainment for a two-week holiday for all ages and a special honeymoon for you. We help you choose the best part of Crete suited to your needs and take the stress out of wedding planning, so it becomes fun!

2013 Calendar:    Recent Weddings in Crete


21 September:Jakob and Emilie from Sweden married in Chrissi Akti,Chania
13 September:Richard and Zoe from the UK married in he Botanical Park of Crete
12 September:Liam and Kelly from South Africa married in Aptera, Chania
7 September:Dan and Maria from the UK married in Kalives
5 September:Darren and Calli from the UK married in Kalives
31 August: Nondas and Sophia, from Greece married in Chania
30 August:Dave and Kirsty, from the UK married in Rethymnon Fortezza
21 August:Mark and Noleen from Northern Ireland, married in Herssonisos
8 August: Peter and Alice, from the UK and Norway, married in Gerani, Chania
5 August: Stian and Ellen from Norway married in Chania
1 August: Brian and Sylvie from the UK and Norway, married in Rethymnon
31 July: Brian and Julie from New Zealand, married in Chania
13 July: Terry and Sophie from Canada and Greece, married in Chania
16 June: Assaf and Leanne, from Israel and the UK, married in Chania
14 June: Fede and Ailen, from Argentina and the UK, married in Rethymnon
11 June: Michael and Lorraine, from the UK , married in Kambia
8 June: Ryan and Gemma, from the UK, married in Herssonisos
16 May: Andy and Dee from the UK married in Maleme

Weddings in Crete operates under Greek General Tourist Office licence number 10 42 E 60 61 00867 00 issued by the Greek National Tourist Organisation.

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