10 Best Places to Propose in Bulgaria (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Bulgaria is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for mountains, towns, lakes, wineries, 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 Bulgaria to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Bulgaria
  • Rila Monastery
  • Tsarevets Fortress - Veliko Tarnovo
  • Beautiful Lakes
  • Seven Rila Lakes
  • Rila Lakes
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Bulgaria
  • Belogradchik Rocks
  • Plovdid Old Town
  • Bansko
  • Melnik - Vineyards
  • Alexandra Nesky Cathedral - Sofia
  • Varna Sea Garden
  • Best Places to Propose in Bulgaria


Romantic Locations in Bulgaria

1. Rila Monastery

The Rila Monastery is one of Bulgaria's most iconic landmarks, known for its stunning architecture and picturesque surroundings. Proposing in the courtyard or against the backdrop of the mountains can be incredibly romantic.


2. Tsarevets Fortress - Veliko Tarnovo

Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo is steeped in history and offers panoramic views of the surrounding area. Proposing within the fortress walls or overlooking the Yantra River can be both romantic and memorable.


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Beautiful Lakes

3. Seven Rila Lakes

If you and your partner enjoy hiking and breathtaking natural scenery, consider proposing at the Seven Rila Lakes. This stunning alpine group of lakes offers unparalleled views and a serene atmosphere. These lakes are part of the Rila Lakes group but are often highlighted separately due to their popularity and unique beauty. Each lake has its own charm and offers stunning views, providing numerous romantic spots for a proposal.


4. Rila Lakes

Located in the Rila Mountains, the Rila Lakes are a group of glacial lakes known for their crystal-clear waters and breathtaking alpine scenery. Proposing at one of these serene lakes, surrounded by majestic peaks, can create a truly memorable moment.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is full of romantic mountains, parks, and wineries. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal in a romantic park, viewing nature or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5.  Belogradchik Rocks

The Belogradchik Rocks are a unique geological formation with towering rock formations dating back millions of years. Proposing against the backdrop of these majestic rocks can create a truly unforgettable moment.


6. Plovdiv Old Town

Plovdiv's Old Town is a charming and atmospheric area filled with cobblestone streets, colorful houses, and quaint cafes. Propose amidst the historic architecture and vibrant atmosphere for a romantic moment.


7. Bansko

Bansko is a picturesque mountain town known for its ski resorts and natural beauty. Whether you're hiking in the summer or skiing in the winter, Bansko offers numerous romantic spots for a proposal, such as secluded mountain trails or cozy chalets.



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8. Melnik - Vineyards

Melnik is famous for its unique wine varieties, including the robust Melnik wine.  Melnik is situated in a region surrounded by picturesque vineyards, rolling hills, and stunning landscapes. The beauty of the vineyards provides a romantic backdrop for your proposal, creating an unforgettable moment.


9. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - Sofia

The cathedral is one of the most iconic landmarks in Sofia, dominating the city skyline with its impressive domes and bell towers. The ambiance of the cathedral, with its peaceful atmosphere and spiritual significance, adds to the romantic charm of the moment.


10.  Varna Sea Garden

The Sea Garden in Varna is a picturesque park along the Black Sea coast, offering scenic views, lush greenery, and charming walking paths. Propose amidst the tranquil surroundings and the sound of the waves for a romantic seaside proposal.


Best Places to Propose in Bulgaria

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, Bulgaria 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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