10 Best Places to Propose in Belgium (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Belgium is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beautiful cities, castles, beaches, parks, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Belgium to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Belgium
  • Bruges
  • Gravensteen Castle - Ghent
  • Grand Place - Brussels
  • Hallerbos Forest
  • Dinant
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Belgium
  • Belgian Coast
  • Durbuy
  • Antwerp
  • Castle of La Hulpe
  • Ardennes Region
  • Royal Gardens of Brussels - Parc De Bruxelles
  • Best Places to Propose in Belgium


Romantic Locations in Belgium

1. Bruges

The romantic canals, historic architecture, and charming atmosphere of Bruges make it an ideal place for a proposal. You can choose to propose by the Minnewater Lake or on one of the picturesque bridges.


2. Gravensteen Castle - Ghent

The Gravensteen Castle in Ghent provides a majestic backdrop for a proposal. Alternatively, you can opt for a romantic boat ride along the canals or propose in the historic city center.


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3. Grand Place - Brussels

The Grand Place in Brussels, with its stunning architecture and vibrant atmosphere, is a popular spot for proposals. You can also consider the Mont Des Arts for a more serene setting.


4. Hallerbos Forest

If you're proposing in the spring, the Hallerbos Forest is famous for its stunning bluebell carpet during April and May. A proposal here amidst the vibrant blue flowers can be enchanting.


4.  Dinant

The dramatic cliffs and the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame by the Meuse River provide a picturesque setting for a proposal in DinantDinant is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty. The dramatic cliffs along the Meuse River, coupled with the stunning architecture of the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, create a picturesque backdrop for your proposal.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in Belgium

Belgium is full of romantic gardens, beaches and castles. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing gardens or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. Belgian Coast

Belgium has a lovely coastline along the North Sea. Consider proposing on one of the sandy beaches in places like Knokke-Heist or De Panne, especially if you both enjoy the sea.


6.  Durbuy

This picturesque town, often called the "smallest city in the world," is a charming place for a proposal. You can choose a romantic spot in its cobbled streets or near the medieval castle.


7. Antwerp

Visit the Antwerp Central Station, known for its breathtaking architecture, or propose in front of the Cathedral of Our Lady. Antwerp boasts a rich history and stunning architecture. The city's historic center features beautiful buildings, cobbled streets, and charming squares, providing numerous picturesque locations for a proposal.


8. Castle of La Hulpe

Located near Brussels, this castle has a beautiful park and a serene lake, making it an ideal place for a romantic proposal surrounded by nature. You can take a romantic stroll through the park's pathways, which can lead to unexpected and charming spots for your proposal. It's an opportunity to connect with nature and each other.


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9. Ardennes Region

If you both love nature, the Ardennes region offers beautiful forests, rivers, and villages. You can propose in a scenic natural setting that suits your preferences. The region offers numerous secluded and tranquil spots where you can have a private and intimate proposal. Whether it's by a riverbank, in the heart of the forest, or on a hill with panoramic views, you can choose a location that suits your preferences.


10. Royal Gardens of Brussels - Parc de Bruxelles

Situated near the Royal Palace in Brussels, this well-maintained park features manicured lawns, statues, and fountains. It's a peaceful and elegant setting for a proposal, especially in the shadow of the palace.


Best Places to Propose in Belgium

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Belgium has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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