With Valentine’s Day approaching, many couple’s might be wanting to take their relationship to the next step, and what better day to pop the question than to do it on the most romantic day of the year.
There can be a huge amount of pressure when it comes to popping the question, and everybody wants to create that unforgettable moment in a beautiful and romantic setting.
Whether you are looking to propose in a public way or you are opting for a more low-key setting, location is everything when it comes to popping the question. Here are the best destinations to pop the question in the UK and Europe, created by short break specialist Super Break, with helpful ideas for planning a magical proposal.
Explore the Italian way of life in this unique ‘Floating City’. Venice is a picture-perfect paradise, which has a huge amount of culture and history.
It’s unlike anywhere else in the world, your partner is sure to be blown away by the breath-taking scenery and delicious food that this city has to offer.
Why not pop the question on a gondola ride down the Grand Canal, or propose at the top of San Giorgio Maggiore Church. If you get the right answer, then where better then Venice to enjoy a celebratory bottle of prosecco!
Edinburgh is an idyllic location to consider if you are looking to make a marriage proposal. Scotland’s capital is known for its natural beauty, boasting more trees per head than any other city in the UK as well as some of the most magnificent stone architecture.
For anyone planning a marriage proposal, this city has it all. Enjoy the majestic views from Edinburgh Castle that stands tall on a dormant volcano, or take a trip to the tranquil and picturesque Dean Village.
In North West Belgium, the city of Bruges is often described as a ‘fairy-tale medieval town’ as well as the ‘Venice of the North’. This city has plenty of canals and cobbled streets which make for a truly romantic setting if you are looking to visit here as a couple.
The bridge at Minnewater (or ‘Lake of Love’) would make for a beautiful proposal. Not only is it a stunning location, but there is an old legend which says that lovers who cross the bridge together will know eternal love. If your loved one is a beer fan, why not choose the characterful Café Rose Red to propose, this intimate location has dozens of red roses hanging from the ceiling.
Based on the west coast of Iceland, Reykjavik is the oldest city in Iceland known for its beautiful street art, manmade beach and attractive landscapes. With 64% of the entire Icelandic population living in the city, it’s still easy to find a romantic spot to ask your loved one that special question.
Top locations include the Perlan Museum which offers a 360-degree view of the city, or a relaxing soak in the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. If you are lucky and it is the right time of year, then you might even get the opportunity to propose in front of the Northern Lights – an experience your partner is sure to remember.
Looking to propose in style? Well, London is the place to make your proposal special. London offers so many sightseeing spots and attractions that have the required wow factor.
Why not consider enjoying a romantic champagne afternoon tea cruise on the River Thames, or enjoying dinner in the Sky Garden Fenchurch rooftop restaurant overlooking the city. There is also the Royal Observatory Greenwich where you can propose to your loved one after gazing up at the stars together.
If you’re still struggling on how you would like to propose? Check out the Super Break’s Proposal Planner.