10 Best Places to Propose in Switzerland (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Switzerland is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for mountains, lakes, hot springs, valleys, towns, vineyards or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Switzerland to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Switzerland for Outdoor Lovers
  • Lake Lucerne
  • Jungfraujoch
  • Zermatt
  • Lauterbrunnen Valley
  • Lake Geneva
  • Interlaken
  • Bern Old Town
  • Romantic Destinations in Switzerland
  • Swiss Riviera - Montreux, Vevey
  • Lavaux Vineyards Terraces
  • Zurich Old Town
  • Best Places to Propose in Switzerland


Romantic Locations in Switzerland For Outdoor Lovers

1. Lake Lucerne

Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and dotted with picturesque villages, Lake Lucerne offers a truly enchanting backdrop for a proposal. You can take a romantic boat ride on the lake or propose at one of the scenic viewpoints overlooking the water.


2. Jungfraujoch

Jungfraujoch is renowned for its stunning views of the Swiss Alps, including iconic peaks such as the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Proposing against this backdrop of majestic mountains creates a truly picturesque and romantic setting.


3. Zermatt

Home to the iconic Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt is a romantic alpine resort town with panoramic views and cozy chalets. You can propose while skiing down the slopes, enjoying a horse-drawn carriage ride through the village, or dining at a gourmet restaurant with mountain views.


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5. Lauterbrunnen Valley

This magical valley is renowned for its cascading waterfalls, verdant meadows, and quaint villages. You can propose while hiking through the stunning scenery or at one of the charming restaurants overlooking the valley.


5. Lake Geneva

With its crystal-clear waters and elegant lakeside towns, Lake Geneva exudes romance and sophistication. You can propose during a romantic sunset cruise on the lake or at one of the waterfront parks overlooking the water and the Alps beyond.


6. Interlaken

Situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, Interlaken is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and romantics alike. You could propose during a tandem paragliding flight over the Interlaken valley or from one of the scenic viewpoints overlooking the lakes and mountains.


7. Bern Old Town

The historic Old Town of Bern, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is filled with cobblestone streets, medieval buildings, and charming squares. Consider proposing on the iconic Nydeggbrücke bridge or in the Rose Garden (Rosengarten), with panoramic views of the city skyline and the Aare River below.


Romantic Destinations in Switzerland

Switzerland is full of romantic lakes, vineyards and towns. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, at a spectacular vineyard, or on a beautiful lake.


8. Swiss Riviera - Montreux, Vevey

The Swiss Riviera, located on the shores of Lake Geneva, is known for its mild climate, Mediterranean vegetation, and stunning lake views. Consider proposing in the lakeside gardens of Chillon Castle or from one of the scenic vineyard terraces overlooking the lake.



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9. Lavaux Vineyard Terraces

Located along the northern shores of Lake Geneva, the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces are a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for their stunning beauty. Propose amidst the terraced vineyards with views of Lake Geneva and the Alps in the background.


10. Zurich - Old Town

Explore the charming cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and picturesque squares of Zurich's Old Town. You could propose in one of the romantic alleys, on the banks of the Limmat River, or at the Lindenhof hill with views of the city skyline.


Best Places to Propose in Switzerland

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, Switzerland 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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