I Proposed to My Girlfriend in Florence and It Was Perfect

Even though we’d been dating for years, I knew that I wanted to marry my girlfriend the moment she got off the plane in Italy. On our second day of sightseeing together, I took her to the Piazzale Michelangelo and asked her to marry me. In this article, I’ll tell you how I proposed to my girlfriend in Florence so that you can use my story as an example if you’re planning to propose somewhere in Italy.

Here’s what this couple had to say about their shoot:

“After 6 years of being together, I decided that there wouldn’t be a better moment to propose than on our trip to Italy. And especially Florence, since that is her favorite city in the world. I planned everything carefully and decided to keep the ring safe during the trip with my dad. However, due to COVID restrictions, my parents were not allowed into Italy and so was my ring. I contacted Raul, our photographer through Local Lens and he was UNBELIEVABLY KIND to offer every ounce of help he could offer. So, he went and bought a prop ring in Pandora (he picked it up at the store and everything) and kept it until the proposal moment.” I met Raul, who still had the prop ring, in San Miniato, a beautiful church at the top of Piazzale Michelangelo. He was pretending to be a normal photographer walking around Florence. We decide to go down the stairs across the street where there is an iconic view of the city and we ask Raul to take a picture of us. Who then offers to take some with his camera and as soon as he returns my phone, I grab the ring box. When he asks us to look at each other that’s when I get down on one knee and pop the question. She did not expect it at all and she was so happy and started crying. After that we took more pictures there, at the top in front of the church, at Piazzale Michelangelo and then Ponte Vecchio. We had the best time and Raul made everything perfect.

Captured by Raul
Florence Photo Spot: Florence

With every Local Lens photography package, you’ll get high-resolution photos that are professionally edited and delivered by email in a private online gallery within 5 business days. In your gallery, you will be able to see all the photos from your Florence photoshoot and get to download a certain number of your favorites, depending on your package. It also includes:

  • one-on-one planning with your photographer
  • a private online gallery
  • high-resolution photos that are professionally edited
  • photos delivered within 5 days

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