10 Best Places to Propose Netherlands (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



The Netherlands is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for canals, windmills, beaches, mountains, gardens 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 the Netherlands to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in the Netherlands For Outdoor Lovers
  • Keukenhof Gardens - Lisse
  • Canal Cruise - Amsterdam
  • Kinderdijk Windmills - Kinderdijk
  • Beach Proposal - Scheveningen
  • Utrecht Canals - Utrecht
  • Amsterdam's Vondelpark
  • Delft
  • Romantic Destinations in Netherlands
  • Gardens of Slot Zeist - Zeist
  • Kasteel De Haar - Utrecht
  • Zaanse Schans - Zaandam
  • Best Places to Propose in the Netherlands

Romantic Locations in the Netherlands for Outdoor Lovers


1. Keukenhof Gardens - Lisse

Known as the "Garden of Europe," Keukenhof is one of the most famous flower gardens in the world. Proposing amidst the vibrant tulip fields during the spring season can be incredibly romantic.


2. Canal Cruise - Amsterdam

Take a private canal cruise through Amsterdam's picturesque canals, and propose with the city's historic architecture as your backdrop. You can choose a daytime or evening cruise for a unique atmosphere.


3. Kinderdijk Windmills - Kinderdijk

The UNESCO-listed Kinderdijk windmills are an iconic symbol of the Netherlands. Proposing at this picturesque location, with the windmills as your backdrop, can be incredibly charming.


4. Beach Proposal - Scheveningen

If you prefer a coastal setting, Scheveningen Beach in The Hague offers a romantic beachfront atmosphere. A sunset proposal by the sea can be particularly enchanting.


5. Utrecht Canals - Utrecht

Utrecht is often called the "Venice of the North." A proposal by the picturesque canals, along the charming wharfs, or on one of the city's iconic bridges can be very romantic.


6. Amsterdam's Vondelpark

This large city park is a serene and green oasis in the heart of Amsterdam. You can propose during a leisurely stroll or have a picnic in the park.


7. Delft

The charming city of Delft is known for its picturesque canals, historic buildings, and the famous Delft Blue pottery. You can propose by one of the canals or visit the Delft Blue factories for a unique proposal spot.



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Romantic Destinations in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is full of romantic landscapes, castles, and museums. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular museum, or at a beautiful garden.


8. Gardens of Slot Zeist - Zeist

Slot Zeist is a historic castle with stunning gardens. It offers a romantic setting with manicured lawns, sculptures, and beautiful floral arrangements.


9. Kasteel de Haar - Utrecht

This fairy-tale castle with its beautiful gardens and moats is a dreamy location for a proposal. You can arrange for a guided tour or explore the castle grounds together.


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 Lee S verified buyer

10. Zaanse Schans - Zaandam

This open-air museum is a picturesque setting with historic windmills, traditional Dutch houses, and scenic countryside views. It's a great place for a romantic proposal.


Best Places to Propose in the Netherlands

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, the Netherlands 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 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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