CRETE ISLAND

Choosing Crete for your elopement can be a wonderful decision, as the largest of the Greek islands offers a diverse range of landscapes, rich history, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Here are several reasons why you might consider Crete for your elopement:

A few words about Crete

Crete is the largest island in Greece and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea separating the Aegean from the Libyan Sea.

Samaria Gorge, Traditional Villages, Elounda and Spinalonga Island,  Minoan Civilization…These just a few of the places you must visit while there. 

The island is full of Archaeological areas and historical sights, traditional villages and picturesque locations.

Breathtaking beaches and wonderful routes all around the island. Have you ever heard of Balos beach ? A beach famous for its turquoise waters, wild natural beauty, and beautiful exotic scenery. Simply magical..

Crowded markets in big cities and restaurants or taverns with traditional and seafood cusine. You cant go to Crete without trying the Cretan food..Believe me, it’s sooooo worthy !!

And if you wonder about how many days you will need to explore Crete, well.. think about a minimum of 8-10 days !

Crete has two international airports , one in Heraklion and one in Chania

Why Crete

Crete is dotted with traditional villages, each with its unique charm. For nature enthusiasts, the Samaria Gorge in Crete is a breathtaking location for an adventure elopement in nature. The gorge offers dramatic scenery, with towering cliffs and a unique natural setting. Tranquility and breathtaking views create the perfect setting for your magical moment. The moment you exchange vows of everlasting love..

Crete island offers diverse and stunning landscapes. From the beautiful beaches with crystal-clear waters to the rugged mountains and fertile plains. The island provides a picturesque backdrop for an unforgettable elopement. 

Whether you choose a beachfront ceremony, a historical site, or a traditional village, Crete provides a versatile and enchanting backdrop for an elopement, combining natural beauty with cultural richness.

In conclusion, a last , but so importsant, detail that might interest you is this. The people of Crete.  Cretans are known for their warm hospitality. Choosing Crete for your elopement means experiencing the friendly and welcoming atmosphere of the island, which can definitely enhance the overall joy of your celebration. And that’s a fact ! 

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