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Published on 17th April '20

man proposing to woman in Shangri La Paris

Paris is always a good idea, which is why it is our most popular destination proposal location.

Our expert Parisian proposal planner Minnie has put together her top places to propose in and around Paris, starting with her number 1 place to propose.

Places To Propose In Paris

Eiffel Tower proposal photoshoot

1. Shangri-La Hotel Terrace 

Those looking for a private terrace but without a nights stay, are in luck. The Shangri-la Paris hotel has a hidden terrace, with the best views of the Eiffel Tower. A proposal here will be unlike any other!

Eiffel Tower terrace view proposal at the Shangri La Paris

2. Peninsula Hotel 

On top of this five-star hotel you will find a secret roof terrace, big enough for two. Take the lift up to the top of the hotel and take in the panoramic views of the City of Light as you go down on one knee, and pop the question with the Eiffel Tower as your perfect backdrop. After you get the all-important "Oui", you can enjoy a private dinner amongst the clouds. 

Romantic Secret Terrace wedding proposal in Paris Peninsula

3. Place du Trocadero 

This square just opposite the Eiffel Tower is usually crowed with tourists but if you get here just as the sun rises you will practically be alone. Rise and shine for a once-in-a-lifetime moment, and hire a photographer to capture the moment for an iconic image of the Eiffel Tower in the background as you drop down on one knee! 

Trocadero proposal shoot

4. Disneyland Paris 

Make your partner feel like a real life Disney princess, and whisk her away to a land far far away. Well not too far away, it's just about 45 minutes outside of Paris by train. You have the option of hiring out the park completely just for the two of you, but if you're looking for something a little less extravagant, then proposing outside of Cinderella’s castle will make any Disney lover say yes!

Disneyland Paris private proposal

5. Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte  

Escape the hustle and bustle of the big city and head out to the French countryside. Finished in 1656 this chateau is steeped in French history, and hosted the most expensive wedding in the world. Your fairy-tale proposal will truly come to life here. Either pop the question in the impressive gardens, or hire out the whole chateau for a really extravagant proposal. But the options do not end there, every Saturday during the summer months the chateau hosts an epic candle light dinner, where the whole chateau is lit up with candles and you and your loved one can have an enchanted dinner in the garden. To end the evening you will be serenaded by a fantastic fireworks show! 

French Chateau proposal near Paris

6. Private River Cruise 

Just as the sun sets over the city you will board your private river limousine boat, which will take you on a cruise along the River Seine. Take in the views of the city while sipping on champagne! After a few minutes you will reach the Eiffel Tower, this will be your cue to ask that all important question. 

Seine River boat proposal

7. The Shangri-La Hotel Bedroom 

This five-star luxury hotel in the heart of Paris was made for a proposal! The best rooms have private balconies with unobstructed views of the Eiffel Tower. It doesn’t get more romantic than this! Just as the tower lights up and sparkles, you will bend down on one knee in your completely private proposal spot. Enjoy champagne and macarons on your private terrace to celebrate!

Shangri La Paris Terrace Marriage Proposal Engagement

8. Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries is located right next to the Musée du Louvre. Take a stroll through the park, and stop for a refreshing beverage at one of the cafes, before you propose with the museum as your backdrop. In the fall, the trees light up in a palette of bright oranges.

Park proposal photoshoot

9. The Louvre

Originally built as Louvre Castle, but now a museum which hosts the artwork of the world’s most famous artists. The courtyard is home to the impressive glass pyramids, which we think is the perfect spot for simple Paris proposal.

Louvre proposal photoshoot

10. Pont de Bir-Hakeim

The bridge with the best views of the Eiffel Tower, made famous from countless movies, such as Last Tango In Paris and Inception. A proposal here will make you feel like a couple from a silent movie. It’s perfect for a romantic proposal in the heart of Paris with not many tourists!

Bier Hakim Paris Bridge proposal photoshoot

11. Cafe Carette 

The smell of freshly brewed coffee and croissants are typical for Paris. Café Carette can be found in the heart of Paris, just across the river from the Eiffel Tower and is known for amazing pastries and the best macarons in all of Paris. Take her out for breakfast and watch the city come to life. Enlist the help of the café staff and order a macaron with the ring in the middle, or have the words “Will You Marry Me” written on the plate for an added surprise. 

Macron engagement ring photoshoot in Carette

12. Eiffel Tower 

The ultimate symbol of Paris, a proposal here is as classic as the city itself. Pop the question outside or in the restaurant, but make sure you book a table in advance, or head up to the top for a timeless Eiffel Tower proposal. Always be aware that a proposal near the Eiffel Tower is likely to be crowded by tourists, that's why we always recommend a private proposal like Shangri-la for Eiffel Tower views without the crowds, for those who don't want to propose in public.

Surprise engagement in Eiffel Tower Trocadero photoshoot

Let us plan your Paris proposal

We've planned over 2,000 marriage proposals with a 100% YES rate, and have partnerships with some of the biggest providers in Paris.

Contact The Proposers today to start planning your marriage proposal in Paris. You can view our Paris proposal packages here or if it's a custom proposal you're looking for contact us here for a free consultation with one of our expert proposal planners.

In light of recent events surrounding the Coronavirus, we're still open for business. We can still help you to plan your proposal from home via virtual consultations NOW so that all you have to do is set a date when we're back to normal. Contact our team to find out more about how we can help plan your proposal.


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