The 20 Most Romantic Places to Propose

by Keira on August 1, 2012

in Travel Destination Ideas

It’s time to pop the question! You have the girl and the ring, and you’re ready to spend the rest of your life looking into those deep beautiful eyes. All that’s missing is the perfect place to render her speechless.

Because she’s worth so much more than a simple proposal, maybe you should consider some of the world’s best places to propose.

central park horse ride

Take her on a romantic ride through Central Park.

1. New York City

While a carriage ride through Central Park may seem a little tired and cliché, she probably won’t think so! A carriage ride through a park during sunset is probably one of the most romantic times in a woman’s life. Therefore, it’s also one of the best times to propose.

Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Hawaii is the perfect place to propose and nowhere is more perfect than the Nuuanu Pali Lookout.

2. Hawaii

While Hawaii may seem to be covered with romantic spots, there are some exceptionally beautiful spots that would be perfect for proposing. Nuuanu Pali Lookout, a volcanic cliff located on the island of Oahu, is one of these spots.

savannah sunrise

A view like this out your hotel window makes a gorgeous backdrop for a proposal!

3. Disney World

Located in Orlando, Florida, Disney World is one of the most recognized theme parks in the world. Take a trip down the trails of the Animal Kingdom, which are chock full of little nooks and crannies that are perfect for proposing.

aspen co

A little ice is always nice!

4. Aspen, Colorado

Perfect for the winter adventurer, Aspen is considered to be one of the most popular ski resort towns in the world. During your lift trip back up the mountain, you may want to surprise her with her very own ice.


Love is never a risk! It’s always the reward.

5. Las Vegas, Nevada

The view from the Stratosphere Tower observation deck in Las Vegas is sure to take her breath away, but the ring that you slide on her finger may be enough to make her heart skip.


A proposal on the top would steal her breath away!

6. Paris, France

What could be more romantic than proposing atop the Eiffel Tower?

Keukenhof Gardens

A quiet spot on the water would be a lovely time to pop the question.

7. Amsterdam, Holland

The Circular Garden or the Outdoor Room in Keukenhof Gardens are perfectly romantic places to propose in this bustling city.


All of Greece is beautiful but Santorini is extremely special, don’t you agree?

8. Greece

Finding a deserted beach on the islands of Greece is not as hard as one may think. These beaches make the perfect romantic spot to propose.

Fjaerland Valley

Norway is magical and for the most important magical moment shouldn’t you be where magic is in the air?

9. Norway

If you’re looking for the perfect spot to propose in Norway, Fjaerland Valley is it! It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and romantic spots in this corner of the earth.

Antipodes Islands

The Antipodes Islands are stunning and a wonderful place to propose!

10. New Zealand

Although inhospitable, the Antipodes Islands off the southern coast of New Zealand, are full of history and beauty, making them one of the world’s best places to propose.


Be serenaded while floating down the canals on a romantic gondola ride.

11. Venice, Italy

A leisurely gondola ride along the Rio di Palazzo in Venice can provide the perfect setting for your proposal. The perfect time to pop the question might be when you’re crossing under the white limestone Bridge of Sighs.

romeo juliet

O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?

12. Verona, Italy

Have your girl stand on the very balcony where the real Juliet supposedly stood as she called out for her Romeo at Romeo and Juliet’s balcony at the Casa di Giulietta in fair Verona. Propose to her from the ground beneath.

Petřín Hill

Saint Vitus from Petřín Hill looks like a fairytale. Are you ready for a happy ending of your own?

13. Prague, Czech Republic

After climbing all 299 steps to the top of the lookout tower on Petřín Hill in Prague, you may not have the breath to utter a proposal, but the view from the top should set the romantic mood!


Pop the question in this gorgeous setting! Who could resist?

14. Lisbon, Portugal

The Tropical Gardens is a little known spot in Lisbon, complete with several thousand species of tropical plants and swans. It will surely take both your breaths away!


Be at one with nature and romance in the Schmetterlinghaus.

15. Vienna, Austria

The Vienna Schmetterlinghaus, or Butterfly House, has hundreds of butterflies fluttering about as well as waterfalls, making it one of the most romantic spots in this city. Who wouldn’t want to be kissed by butterflies?

Cathedral of Seville

Ask her to marry you in the shadow of the Cathedral of Seville for a singular memorable proposal.

16. Seville, Spain

The orange tree courtyard in front of the Cathedral of Seville not only makes for a romantic sight, but it also provides an energizing citrus aroma.

Sydney Botanical Gardens

I love the atmosphere of the Sydney Botanical Gardens. She will too!

17. Sydney, Australia

Located on Farm Cove, the Sydney Botanical Gardens are encased in a massive glass pyramid-shaped structure. The view of the harbor from the gardens alone makes this one of the most romantic spots in the city – perfect for a proposal. So don’t wait a single second!

Mount Fuji

Singular and gorgeous Mount Fuji is the ideal place to pop the question.

18. Mount Fuji, Japan

Of course, the most romantic spot to propose in Japan would have to be atop Mount Fuji. If you’re looking for a spot that requires a little less adventure – yet is equally unforgettable – a Symphony Tokyo Bay sunset cruise might be just the thing! And maybe you want to combine the two into one grand adventure! That’s the fun — it’s completely up to you.

chocolate museum

For a unique memory proposes somewhere equally rich and delicious.

19. Bruges, Belgium

Bruges is rich in history and romantic spots. However, the sweetest spot in Bruges might be Choco-Story, the Chocolate Museum. You should definitely indulge in chocolate-dipped strawberries. Yum!

bath abbey tower

Bath Abbey Tower is amazing and a fabulous spot for asking her to marry you.

20. Bath, England

The spectacular view from the top of Bath Abbey Tower will most likely be enough to take her breath away. Popping the question in this tower will make your visit unforgettable!

**Girls you can pop the question too!**

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