Heart-stopping scenery. Iconic monuments. Bird’s-eye views. These enduringly romantic locations have them all and then some. If you’re planning to pop the question, make it a moment you’ll never forget at one of these beautiful places to propose.
The Eternal City is eternally romantic, that’s for sure. Atop the Spanish Steps, on bended knee at the Trevi Fountain, or by the Tiber River, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to lovely locations.
Visit it on: Rome Explorer
Skip the queue and propose from underneath or atop the Eiffel Tower, or pop the question on your VIP sunset tour of the Louvre. You’re basically guaranteed a ‘YES’ in Paris.
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3) County Kerry
One of Ireland’s most scenic corners, County Kerry is all windswept cliff-faces, undulating emerald hills, quaint villages and oodles of Gallic charm.
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4) Banff National Park
Tranquil turquoise waters. Rugged mountain peaks. Lush green pines. Banff National Park in Canada is a glorious place to get out in the open air together and pop the question.
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One of the most romantic cities on earth, Venice’s winding canals, regal squares and devastatingly pretty palazzos make it a no-brainer when choosing the perfect place to propose. If a private gondola ride under the Bridge of Sighs isn’t the perfect moment, what is?
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6) New York
Whether you’re after striking skylines, natural wonders or iconic hotspots, New York has it all. Get down on one knee atop the Empire State Building, in Central Park or on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Visit it on: Great East Coast Cities
7) Yucatan, Mexico
Ancient Mayan ruins, mesmerising coastlines and charming colonial towns, Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula is not short of alluring spots to propose.
Visit it on: Treasures of the Yucatan
A picture-perfect proposal setting, the Hawaiian island of Maui offers tropical shores, lush rainforests and friendly ‘alohoas’. Go barefoot on the beach to make it a truly unforgettable event.
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Few places are as enchanting and atmospheric as Bavaria; a fairy tale land of Disney-esque castles, chocolate box villages and dense swirls of forests.
Visit it on: Best of Germany
10) Chang Mai
Way up high in the mountains, Chang Mai kisses the sky. Its serene temples, immaculately manicured gardens and blissful calm make it an infinitely romantic destination
Visit it on: Treasures of Thailand
Endlessly enchanting, Budapest’s stunning architecture makes the perfect proposal backdrop, whether by the Parliament building, historic Fisherman’s Bastion or after dark on the iconic Chain Bridge.
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Thanks to its magnificent opera house, Sydney has one of the most celebrated skylines in the world. The cosmopolitan harbour and sun-kissed Bondi Beach are superlative proposal spots.
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Where better to pop the question than the city of exotic spice and colourful bazaars? Marrakech is home to sumptuous settings like the ornate Bahia Palace, verdant gardens and historic riads.
Visit it on: Best of Morocco
14) Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s breath-taking scenery makes for an enchanting proposal location. Think: otherworldly rock fortresses, royal cities and abundant greenery and vegetation.
Visit it on: Wonders of Sri Lanka
Get down on one knee 72 floors up at The Shard, or on the banks of the River Thames by Tower Bridge. London is the ultimate place to ask for your loved one’s hand in marriage.
Visit it on: London Explorer
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