The most romantic places to get engaged in Europe
You have been thinking of it for years or just thinking of it for a week or two. She/he is the most important person in your life and you would like your wedding proposal to be unforgettable.
Be sure to be on the safe side and make your wedding proposal in one of the most romantic places to propose in Europe.
1. The Prater
Vienna's Giant Ferris wheel - Austria
Vienna is a wonderful, romantic place to make a wedding proposal anytime of year.
Buy a ticket for two on one of the most famous ferris wheels in Europe, ask for a private cabin or share that great moment with other tourists.
Make the most of it: book your stay in one of the most prestigious hotels in Vienna as well as many activities. There’s a lot to do in Vienna!
2. Lungomare - Opatija
Opatija, one of the oldest and most famous tourist destinations on the Adriatic coast, was created – out of love!
Kisses stolen on benches under luxuriant treetops, long walks with a view of the blue sea and green lawns, and romantic dinners in nearby restaurants are moments that remain forever in the memories of the many couples who have visited Opatija over the past two centuries.
What makes Opatija the ideal destination for lovers? The perfect blend of fascinating architecture, long tradition of tourism full of exciting secrets, beautiful nature, the famous Lungomare promenade that passes by well-tended beaches but also hidden coves ideal for those who prefer more privacy.
Opatija also offers lovers something very special for Valentine’s Day, when the whole town is filled with messages of love as a special backdrop for happy moments à deux.
It’s the perfect setting for a wedding proposal. 'The engagement made in Opatija has the flavour of the secret lovers' moonlit tryst, the note of eternal inspiration for some of the most famous works of art and literature and most romantic pieces of classical music, and lastly the flame of the unquenchable glow of eternal love, which is the foundation of Croatia's oldest Adriatic destination.
What better place for a wedding proposal than the town created for love?
Book your flights to Zagreb or Ljubljana Airports (2h by car - 3h by public transport) as well as your accommodation at the best price at the "Hotel Ambasador" for its world-class restaurants and lounge bar. We also highly recommend you to stay at the "Hotel Milenij".
3. Capela do Senhor da Pedra
Vila Nova de Gaia - Portugal
You cannot imagine a more romantic place to make a wedding proposal. The "Capela do Senhor da Pedra" was erected in 1686 in a place that reminds us how beautiful and soothing nature can be. It is located in Miramar, a beautiful area in Vila Nova de Gaia. This magical place is THE place to be if you want your beloved one to say “yes!”
Kneel on the fifth step of the chapel, say ”will you marry me?” but before saying this book a room in the most beautiful hotel in Porto, the prestigious InterContinental Palacio das Cardosas hotel and a massage for two in the spa. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and make your way to the beach (you can either go by car or rent a bicycle).
For a romantic stay in the heart of the historical center of Gaia, we recommend "Porto Moments Apartments" well located in the wine cellars district next to the Douro river
Want to be even more original? Make your wedding proposal aboard a helicopter flying over the “Capela”.
4. Galesnjak Island
Book your stay in the beautiful city of Zadar in Croatia (voted the most beautiful destination in Europe), and plan a successful wedding proposal. Book your room in the most beautiful hotel in Zadar, the "Heritage Hotel Bastion" and book your best activities in Zadar such as flying over Galesnjak Island. While flying over this beautiful heart-shaped island, jump off the cliff and make your wedding proposal.
5. Plaza de Espana - Sevilla
You have rated Seville as one of your most romantic destinations in Europe. "Plaza de Espana" is the right place to make your wedding proposal in Europe. The square dates from 1929; it is spectacular and romantic: the ideal place for a wedding proposal.
You can make your request aboard a small wooden boat that sails all along the square or on board a horse-drawn carriage for a romantic ride in Seville.
Book your hotel at the best price guaranteed today as well as your best activities in Seville.
6. Palacio de Cristal - Retiro Park
The Palacio de cristal is located in the "El Retiro" park; it is ranked among the most beautiful parks in Europe and is a perfect place for your wedding proposal in this sublime glass building.
You can also rent a small boat and sail in pairs, in love, on the small lake facing the Cristal Palace. Book a nice hotel at the best price and your best activities in Madrid.
7. In the air - London Eye
Enjoy the splendid views from the cabins of the most famous ferris wheel in Europe and make your wedding proposal. Your beloved one will not be able to escape from it!
Book your fare on the London Eye online as well as the best activities such as a cruise on the River Thames.
Be sure your stay will be perfect and book your hotel at the best price guaranteed.
Do not forget your engagement rings!
8. Charles Bridge in Prague
This magnificent 14th century bridge is one of the symbols of the city of Prague. The place is romantic at any time of the day. Many artists and musicians on the bridge will encourage you and add a touch of romance to your wedding proposal.
Be on the safe side and book your hotel at the best price in Prague as well as your best activities such as a romantic dinner cruise, and put all your chances on your side to make this wedding proposal an unforgettable moment.
9. The Spanish Steps in Rome
Rome is one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. The city is beautiful, elegant, authentic, historic, and charming, captivating and exciting. There are plenty of beautiful places in Rome where you could make your wedding proposal such as the Trevi Fountain, ranked among the most beautiful fountains in Europe, but as to us the most beautiful place is definitely the Spanish Steps.
Treat yourself to a romantic evening in a delicious Italian restaurant, walk down the steps to the bottom, hands in hands, stop and make your wedding proposal! You will have a successful experience!
10. The Stone Bridge of Nin
Nin is certainly one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. The inhabitants of this sublime little town as well as the teams of its tourist office do their best to make lovers of the world feel at home in this lovely paradise.
Nin is the perfect place for a wedding proposal. It is located between the sea and the mountains, it is rich in history and gastronomy (we recommend the original sea salt chocolate). Tour the island with your beloved one and on your way back, while crossing the bridge, kneel down and make your wedding proposal. Ask someone to video this magical moment. Book your hotel in Nin or Zadar and enjoy a wonderful holiday in Croatia.
11. Eilean Donan Castle
This castle, located on one of the smallest islands in Scotland, is Scotland's most romantic place. We advise you to visit the castle with your sweetheart and, halfway on the bridge, kneel on the ground and make your wedding proposal.
Book your hotel at the best price in Scotland and discover the hotels closest to this romantic castle.
12. Monte Palace Garden - Madeira
The Monte Palace Tropical Garden, located on the heights of Madeira is a beautiful place. Take the funicular at the historic centre of Funchal and get to the peaks of Madeira. Discover the art collections of the Museum and make your wedding proposal among the gorgeous plants of the Japanese Garden.
Book your hotel at the best price in Madeira and your best activities; we recommend the "Belmond Reid's Palace", it is one of the most beautiful hotels in Europe.
13. St. Nicholas's Church - Ljubljana
Ljubljana is one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Book your hotel at the best price guaranteed in Ljubljana, drop off your luggage, take a shower, do not forget your engagement rings and go to Vodnik Square.
Kneel on the floor in St Nicholas’s church and make your wedding proposal to your beloved one. Good luck and have a good trip!
14. Parvis des droits de l'homme
Paris - France
The Parvis of human rights, in the early morning or at sunset, is a perfect place to make a wedding proposal, in the romantic light of autumn or the sweetness of a summer month.
Book your romantic hotel at the best price and your best activities in Paris. Bring the engagement rings with you or buy them right on the spot!
15. In a Gondola - Venice
It's conventional but so romantic! Make a successful wedding proposal in a Venitian gondola.
Book a very well located 4 or 5 star hotel and book your Gondola Tour today for a total surprise!
16. Bom Jesus do Monte - Braga
Portugal is one of the most romantic countries in Europe and a wedding proposal would be successful anywhere in the country. Put the odds on your side and choose Bom Jesus de Monte; it is THE perfect romantic place, located in Braga (30 minutes from Porto).
We recommend the InterContinental Palacio das Cardosas, the most beautiful and romantic hotel in Porto; book your chauffeur-driven transfer to Braga or simply rent a Sixt hire car at Porto airport and drive to the top of Bom Jesus.
Enjoy the wonderful view once you get to the top then walk down the stairs to admire this beautiful architecture, finally kneel down and make a successful wedding proposal.
17. Pena Palace - Sintra
Not only Madonna appreciates the beauties of Sintra, your beloved one will also fall in love with this destination ranked among the most romantic destinations in Europe. The castle is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.
Book your skip-the-line tickets and get to the top of Sintra Castle. Kneel down at the front door and make your wedding proposal!
Book your hotel in Lisbon and go to Sintra by car or by public transport or book your hotel in Sintra at the best price guaranteed.
18. Brighton Pier
Brighton is an exceptional city; people are open minded and friendly, the air we breathe is pure. Visit Brighton with a local guide, head to Brighton Pier and make your wedding proposal, the visitors will love to be your witnesses!
19. Schwerin Castle
This medieval castle, ranked among the most beautiful castles in Europe has lived different lives, like many castles do. It was built in the 10th century, demolished, burned and rebuilt. It even housed a school of childcare!
The legend says that those who make their wedding proposal in Schwerin Castle are twice as likely to have a baby in the year!
Book your hotel at the best price near the castle and treat yourself to an unforgettable romantic getaway.
20. Oia's Main Sreet
Santorini - Greece
Oia may not ring a bell. However it is one of the most beautiful islands of Santorini. Discover it with your beloved one.
Book your accommodation at the best price guaranteed in Oia and make your wedding proposal either in the streets of Oia or by booking a romantic sailing cruise.
At sunset, while kneeling on the wooden floor of the boat be sure to get a “Yes, I will!”
21. St Georges Castle
Lisbon is a world famous city for the kindness of its inhabitants, its gastronomy and its delicious "Pasteis de Belem" (Portuguese sweet with flaky dough and creamy vanilla filling). Few people know that Lisbon is also home to one of the most beautiful castles in the world, the "São Jorge Castle".
It is located on the heights of the city: THE perfect place for a wedding proposal. We advise you to book your hotel in the traditional district of Alfama or, for a more prestigious stay, to book a room in the sublime Olissipo Lapa Palace or Pestana Palace. You can also get on board an old tram and go the " São Jorge Castle ".
Enjoy a sublime sunset on this exceptional city and make your wedding proposal.
Book your accommodation as well as your best activities in the Portuguese capital.
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