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Where to Propose in Paris

Posted on February 2nd, 2018

It goes without saying that France brings to mind a certain air of romance. Planning to pop the big question?  Here are some ideas on where to propose in Paris to conjure up some of your own Paris romance.

Eiffel Tower – This is one of the most popular places to get engaged in Paris. You can ask your love for her hand in marriage at the top of the tower as you take in the beautiful view of Paris. Try a sunset proposal for the perfect setting or why not have a picnic with a glass of champagne as you pop the question in the Champ de Mars with a view of the tower. Or Trocadéro Square that has a delightful and enchanting view of the Eiffel Tower. Sunrise would allow the most privacy and if you decide to enjoy a sunset stroll there are some secluded locations below the square where you can be alone.

Pont des Arts – The pedestrian bridge that crosses the Seine River will give you a beautiful view of the tower. Wait in the evening for the twinkling lights of the tower on the hour or to avoid the crowds take an early morning walk for the sunrise.

Musée Rodin – The Musée Rodin gardens behind the museum are very tranquil with plenty of spots to take a moment for a little privacy to propose.  An amazing setting amidst the Rodin sculptures, a beautiful keep garden and the back drop of the golden dome of Les Invalides. 

Yacht on the Seine – How about something really special? Enjoy a private yacht charter for a dinner cruise along the River Seine. When the time is right you can take a romantic moment to propose on deck with the backdrop of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Museé d’Orsay or one of the beautiful bridges spanning the river.

No matter where you choose to propose in Paris, it is bound to be a very special time in the City of Love.

Photo Tips for Proposing

  • Don’t miss the opportunity to hire a photographer to capture this special moment
  • If your proposal is a surprise, schedule a followup the next day to get some wonderful engagement photos while in Paris
  • Select sunrise or sunset for the your proposal. The lighting at these times of day creates the perfect ambiance in your photos

Don’t hesitate to contact France Journeys if you want assistance creating a unique and custom proposal. We are happy to assist to make your dreams come true.

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