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Destination summer wedding in Crete with olive trees and rustic details


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Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, the island of Crete emerges as a dreamy wedding destination for couples because of blending the charm of rustic elegance with the welcoming natural scenery of the island. Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, is steeped in mythology, history, and unparalleled natural beauty. However, the charm of a farm setting, combined with the romantic glow of fairy and string lights, sets a wedding in Crete apart from any other destination.

Imagine saying your vows as the sun sets over a picturesque farm, surrounded by the one you love. This dream becomes a reality in Crete, where the warmth of the Cretan culture, breathtaking landscapes, and the enchanting ambiance of a farm decorated with fairy and string lights create the perfect backdrop for your special day.

The magic of a farm wedding in Crete

Holly and Lewis decided to exchange vows amidst olive groves and vineyards. The farm in Crete was meticulously transformed into a romantic and cozy wedding venue, evoking the enchantment of a fairytale setting.

Lighting the Night: Fairy Lights and String Lights

As the sun dips below the horizon, the real magic begins. The olive trees were decorated with fairy lights while the string lights spread over the guest’s tables and the dance floor. Furthermore, some disco balls are put in the wedding venue enhancing the party vibe.

Fairy and string lights are woven into the evening fabric, transforming the farm into an enchanted wonderland. These lights were not just decorations, they were the heartbeat of the wedding ambiance, creating an atmosphere that is both intimate and celebratory.

Our wedding DJ managed to create the perfect party mood with traditional Greek songs, such as the famous sirtaki, where he got everyone up, combined with contemporary songs, which kept the joy alive till morning.

The combination of fairy lights and string lights: A warm embrace

String lights, with their larger bulbs, offer a warmer and more robust illumination. They are perfect for defining spaces and creating a cozy atmosphere. Hung overhead, they mimic a starlit sky, and invite guests to dine and dance under a canopy of light. The combination of fairy and string lights added depth and a romantic dimension to the party.

A Night to Remember

The beauty of a farm wedding lies in its simplicity and the connection to nature, offering a serene and romantic setting. As the night fell, the dance floor came alive, surrounded by twinkling lights, and the air was filled with laughter, music, and the clinking of glasses.

A destination wedding in Crete, especially on a farm adorned with fairy and string lights, promises not just a day to remember, but an entire experience — one that starts with the warmth of the day and transitions into the magic of the night.

Photography Lighthouse Photography

Wedding DJ, Lights, Fireworks Nikos Xatziioannidis