Crete

Wedding photographer, Crete

As a wedding photographer, Crete has become a major favorite of mine. It is the biggest island of Greece and one of the most popular for tourists. Despite its large population (650,000) there’s something for everyone: big cities and quiet villages alike. It’s also among the most popular places to get married in Greece. Blessed with the beautiful countryside and interesting ruins and architecture, a Crete wedding will result in amazing photographs. Choosing Crete for your wedding destination will definitely not disappoint you or your guests; hopefully these wedding photographer in Crete resources pages will come in useful as you start your planning process.

Crete wedding photography ideas

Choosing a quality wedding photographer in Crete who can take advantage of the island’s great archiveture and natural beauty is one of the bgest investments you can make on your wedding day. If you choose Crete as your wedding destination you may be curious as to what kind of wedding photography will result. There are many scenic areas in Crete that will offer beautiful pictures such as the Gorge of the Dead, the Lasithi Plateau, the Zeus Cave (where Zeus was hidden as an infant), the Knossos ruins, the Gorge of Samaria, the Rethimnon precture coast, and the Sakros Gorge. As a wedding photographer in Crete, I would love to be asked to shoot a trash the dress session in the Samaria Gorge — it’s gorgeous. Also, be sure to consider doing a wedding photo shoot on an offshore island called Gramvousa. Gramvousa boasts of a huge fortress and sandy beaches.

There are many things that you can do on the island of Crete. Sightseeing is always an option, as well as visiting many of the island’s most popular beaches. There are also many tourist attractions in the downtown of Crete which include popular shops which many tourists and locals travel, and vineyards. There are also many acres of farmland to explore where the olives are grown. You can visit these farms and see exactly how these popular plants are grown. Last, consider learning about the Lyra (a folk instrument) and enjoy the great bars and nightlife.

Best places to get married in Crete

There are many hotels to choose from on the island of Crete. These are among the best places to get married in Crete. Aside from the links listed below, be sure to check out Grecotel Amirandes, Malia Bay Hotel, Villa Sophia, Adlemar nossos Royal Villages, Aldemar Cretan Vllage, Amazones Village Suites, Elounda Palm Hotel, Classical Plaza Spa, Aldemar Royal Mare & Thalasso, the El Greco in Platanes, and the Kalliston Grecotel in Glaros.

Crete Marriage Requirements

The requirements for getting married in Crete can be found on our Greece wedding photographer page. In a nutshell, you’ll need your passport or birth certificate, and you’ll need to sign a decree saying you’re not married. Greece’s wedding requirements are very unrestrictive, unlike other countries (where it’s easier to do a spiritual/religious ceremony and then do a civil/legal ceremony at home).

Dreamtime Verdict: Crete

If you choose Crete for your wedding festivities you will not be disappointed. With awesome landscapes you will be sure to have the best wedding ever – including the best wedding pictures ever. Wedding photographers in Crete will point you to some of the greatest, picturesque backdrops ever for your wedding as well. Dreamtime Images recommends Crete for people looking for a little bit of everything, and for people who enjoy a good food/culture experience. It’s not as cosmopolitan as Mykonos, nor is as off the beaten path as Milos, but it’s got a little bit of everythign to appeal to many, many brides and grooms.

Crete was last modified: May 25th, 2012 by Dreamtime Images