Embarking on the journey to your dream destination wedding in Greece is a thrilling adventure. To ensure your special day unfolds seamlessly, we've compiled an in-depth timeline, guiding you from the moment Greece becomes your chosen wedding destination to the day you say 'I do.' And remember, securing Tonia & Theodore Photography as your dedicated photographers at least a year in advance is a crucial step to preserving the magic of your celebration.

Destination Wedding Greece

18-12 Months Before

  1. Select Your Date and Venue: Choose your wedding date and the perfect location in Greece for your celebration.
  2. Create a Preliminary Budget: Outline your budget to include venue costs, catering, decor, and more.
  3. Familiarize with Legalities: Dive into Greece's marriage requirements and understand the necessary paperwork and legal procedures for international couples.
  4. Guest List and Contact Details: Begin crafting your guest list and collect contact information for seamless communication.
Athens Riviera Wedding
Greek Island Wedding
Santorini Wedding

12 Months Before

  1. Vendor Selection: Research and handpick key vendors, such as a wedding planner, venue, caterer, and the indispensable Tonia & Theodore Photography.
  2. Enlist a Wedding Planner: Secure a local wedding planner to navigate logistics and liaise with vendors on your behalf.
  3. Accommodation Arrangements: Finalize accommodations for you and your guests, exploring special rates for room blocks.
Athens Wedding Greece

9-6 Months Before:

  1. Wedding Attire: Find and order your wedding attire and ensure your bridal party's outfits are organized.
  2. Travel Logistics: Confirm flight and accommodation bookings for you and your guests' convenience.
Aegina Wedding

4-6 Months Before

  1. Invitations and RSVPs: Design and dispatch invitations, setting an RSVP deadline for precise planning.
  2. Detail-Driven Decor: Conceive decor elements, from floral arrangements to table settings, and incorporate any cultural nuances.
Bridesmaids Greek Island

3 Months Before

  1. Ceremony and Reception Precision: Verify all ceremony and reception details, finalizing timelines and logistical aspects.
  2. Menu Masterpiece: Schedule a delectable menu tasting with your caterer to ensure culinary perfection.
Athens Riviera Wedding

2 Months Before

  1. Legal Preparations: Confirm the completion of all necessary paperwork for your marriage.
  2. Guest Confirmations: Reach out to guests who've yet to confirm their attendance for a precise headcount.

1 Month Before

  1. Triple-Check and Pack: Review and confirm all arrangements with vendors and embark on your packing journey with your vital documents in tow.
Santorini Caldera View Wedding

1 Week Before

Final Checklist: Execute one final review, confirming all preparations are in order and ensuring your guests have all the information they need.

Ios Island Wedding

Wedding Day

Cherish the Moment: Your much-anticipated day has arrived; relish every fleeting moment and create indelible memories.


Extend heartfelt thank-you notes to your cherished guests and your dedicated vendors.

Planning a destination wedding in Greece is a remarkable voyage filled with anticipation and delight. By following this comprehensive timeline, you'll be well-equipped to craft the wedding of your dreams. And, as a final note, securing Tonia & Theodore Photography at least a year in advance is essential for capturing the essence and magic of your celebration. Here's to the exciting journey ahead!

Ready to turn your dream wedding into reality? Contact us today to commence planning your Athenian Riviera wedding, and let Tonia & Theodore Photography immortalize your love story.