Mykonos is known as one of the most cosmopolitan islands in Greece… the famous island paradise of the Cyclades. Did you know that Mykonos can also be the fairytale setting for your dream wedding in Greece? Take a look for yourself at these picture perfect images from this utterly romantic wedding in Mykonos and see this glamorous island from another point of view!Weddings in Mykonos are always breathtaking! A one-of-a-kind outdoor affair with a stunning backdrop of the sea is as close as you can get to a perfect fairytale wedding.
If you are a couple madly and deeply in love, then you are definitely going to enjoy Little Venus, one of the most elegant neighborhoods of Mykonos… known as the most romantic corner of the island. The houses are actually built right on the edge of the sea… the balconies are literally above the water!
Following the island wedding traditions, the charming bride is escorted to the ceremony on top of a donkey while local musicians were playing festive wedding songs. The donkey ride includes passing through the town, as locals and tourists extend their wishes to the bride and become part of the wedding celebration! Beautiful!
Mykonos is known as the “Island of Winds”, the island that is famous all over the world for thewindmills, the blue domed churches, the streets that are hand painted white, the adorable balconiesthat are decorated with colorful flowers. Your wedding album should also include two photos that will always remind you of this wonderful island: a photo of the pelican, the Mykonos mascot and a photo of a famous landmark of the island: the Paraportiani church, one of the most photographed churches of Mykonos!
Whether you are planning an elegant beach ceremony or a traditional ceremony in a church on Mykonos, this Mediterranean island can be the perfect location for a destination wedding. It is an island that truly combines the necessary elements for a dream wedding: breathtaking gorgeous scenery, an authentic Cycladic appearance with the square white houses and blue windows and doors, top notch wedding venues and the pure Greek hospitality!
Article by Eleni Balkouli Love4Wed
Photography by Anna Roussos