Considering marrying in Greece? Here is what you can expect, when to go and what you'll need to know...

MARRYING ABROAD: THE PAPERWORK YOU WILL NEED BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE UK

When to go? May, June and September are best; avoid winter months (November-March), and also high summer (July and August), when temperatures can hit 40C.

What to expect Whitewashed villages and olive groves

BE INSPIRED BY THESE REAL-LIFE WEDDINGS

Need to know You will both need a CNI, copies of your passports and legalised translations of your birth certificates, and must present the original documents to the registrar three days before the wedding. You can only marry in a Greek church if one of you is Greek Orthodox. You will need your marriage certificate translated to register the wedding in the UK.

The expert Anna Wohlfart, wedding planner at the Sani Resort, Halkidiki