Athens is known for its ancient charms and beautiful seaside, but over the years it has also become quite the cosmopolitan destination. Nowadays, Athens is filled to the brim with some of the most impressive and certainly world-class wedding venues to be found, making it the perfect spot for a destination wedding.
Whether you want a seaside wedding at sunset, an indoor fantasy world or a jaw-dropping historic setting, Athens certainly has something for everyone.
The Four Seasons Astir Palace
Astir Palace is the epitome of Athenian luxury. A setting seen as aspirational by most, the hotel is on the stunning Athenian Riviera and boasts multiple indoor ballrooms as well as panoramic seaside terraces, meaning you could have the pick of the lot for a perfect wedding!
A very convenient spot for those who wish to stay in a hotel with their guests, the space also includes a select list of gourmet restaurants and upscale bars and lounges. Of course, you can also use the hotel’s spa facilities to get ready for the big ready and unwind.
If you’re looking for somewhere classic and culturally rich to host your wedding in Athens, look no further than Pyrgos Melissourgou. Located just outside the city in Lagonissi, it’s perfectly private and very luxurious.
The 17th century castle on 15 acres of lush green grass is potentially the most picturesque wedding venue in Athens. Featuring a beautiful swimming pool, blue lake, and a path to the beach, there’s nothing this spot doesn’t have!
Island Art & Taste
One of the most popular wedding venues in Athens, Island Art & Taste is in the affluent seaside neighborhood of Vouliagmeni. The venue has a certain refined attention to detail which never fails to impress, and has a staggering six different spaces within it for the perfect setting!
One of the many areas of Island Art & Taste features a charming white chapel for those who wish to have a religious wedding. Otherwise, you are free to pick from the five other spaces, including both indoor and outdoor options.
Hotel Grande Bretagne
In the heart of Athens, in a beautiful neoclassical building, lies a stunning wedding venue in the form of the Hotel Grande Bretagne. This residence is the go-to for hundreds of heads of state, Hollywood celebrities, and other VIPs that visit Athens – and it is well-equipped to host a wedding, rain or shine.
Refined sophistication at every turn, if you want a wedding that is bathed in subtle luxury with attention to detail, this is where to go.
Ktima 48 is a great outdoor venue for a classic Greek summer wedding. A private estate boasting impressive landscaping and a tranquil pool, guests will be exposed to the simple beauty of the Greek countryside whilst still being right outside Athens.
Watch the sea as you dine with guests and loved ones in this sprawling estate that still manages an intimate feel.
These five are only some of the best wedding venues in Athens. With indoor and outdoor options as well as luxurious and simple choices, Athens is truly a city which makes wedding planning as easy as possible.
Astir Place: @fsathens | Instagram
Pyrgos Melissourgou: @pyrgosmelissourgou |Instagram
Island Art and Taste: @islandartandtaste | Instagram
Hotel Grand Bretagne: @hotelgrandebretagne | Instagram
Ktima 48: @etoimazogamo & @catering.dipnosofstirion | Instagram