Honeymoons in Greece

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Greece Overview

Greece is a rugged land sprawled around the Aegean Sea, characterized by its many architectural and historic sites. The island of Crete is home to many fabulous hotels and a vast collection of ancient ruins, the Halkidiki peninsula is home to sandy beaches and craggy mountains, while Mykonos is a hotspot for tourist activity with a trendy nightlife and famous beaches. The birthplace of the Olympics, Athens, is one of the oldest known cities of Man, with numerous crumbling ruins and ancient temples that will give appreciation for the old as you head into the new.

Key Facts for Greece

Currency: Euro

Capital: Athens Language - Greek

Flight time: 4 hours from London

When to Honeymoon in Greece

When to go:
The ideal time to visit is between Easter and mid-June and from the end of August until mid-October to enjoy warm weather and fewer crowds.

Flight Information:
Greece is approx 3 ½ hours from London with direct flights to the mainland operated by British Airways and Olympic Airways and to the islands by Excel Airways


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Getting Married in Greece

If you are planning to get married abroad and are after a hot destination during the summer months then Greece could be the perfect destination for you as a couple.  Greece, known for its historic buildings, food and culture can provide you with a number of beautiful and luxurious hotels and resorts, all perfect in their own way for your wedding abroad.  Seeing as Greece isn’t too far away from Ireland it would mean that your friends and family may be able to join you in celebrating your marriage abroad. Get married outdoors, in a beautiful Greek Church, or in one of the fabulous resort hotels located either on the coast, or inland – the choice is yours.

Marriage Requirements


Some countries may require non-nationals, before you can get married in their jurisdiction, to produce a certificate from their country of origin that they are free to marry. These are usually known as Certificats de Coutume. For more information you can visit http://www.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=274