The beautiful island of Rhodes offers a wide choice of memorable romantic locations for civil wedding ceremonies, anniversaries, wedding renewals or an amazing honeymoon.
Civil ceremonies fully comply with legal requirements.
The mayor of Rhodes presides over more than a thousand civil weddings per year. The Town Hall has special halls devoted to civil weddings and various other Municipality offices situated around the island. The most popular venue in Rhodes is St. Paul’s Bay at the foot of the Acropolis in Lindos which gets booked up a long time in advance.
Other favorite locations are Kallithea Springs with its exquisite architecture and serene atmosphere, Pefkos, Falariki, Ialysos and Filerimos for couples looking for beautiful views of the island. Beach ceremonies are allowed! The locations for a Dream Wedding or other ceremonies spoil you for choice on the island.
Here are some of the traditional chapels in beautiful natural surroundings for wedding ceremonies; Holy Apostles church yard, Prophet Ammos church yard, Municipality of Lindos, St. Paul’s chapel, St. Dimitrios chapel, St. George Pachimatiotis chapel, Archangel Michael (a small stone chapel) in Profitis Ilias.
There are so many reasons why Rhodes is considered one of the most popular Mediterranean resorts – it’s natural beauty, with limitless beaches, the endless blue sea, high quality facilities, with no less than 300 days of sunshine per year and the warm hospitality from the locals, which makes Rhodes a perfect location for weddings and other ceremonies.
As part of its ongoing expansion strategy, the South Aegean Region is reaching out to the Chinese market, focusing on promoting Rhodes and the neighboring islands (Dodecanese) perfect destinations for weddings.
Recently the Vice Governor of Tourism, Marietta Papavasileiou welcomed to Rhodes a delegation from the Yunnan Province consisting of wedding tourism organizers and the Chinese media.
Local authorities are working on the groundwork for the promotion of the Greek islands for wedding and honeymoon destinations. In preparation for a group wedding events already set to take place on Rhodes in October.
This event will bring dozens of Chinese wedding planners, tourism professionals, government officials and the media to the island, casting the international spotlight on the South Aegean Region, while paving the way for partnerships between businesses in both regions.