A Wedding Proposal on Lake Garda

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We were contacted at Garda Weddings last week by a man who was bringing his girlfriend away for a romantic weekend on the worlds most romantic lake, Lake Garda. He wanted to create the perfect day so that he could surprise her further by asking her to marry him.

With only a few days notice we had to work fast, but using our local knowledge of Lake Garda and our excellent contacts, we managed to arrange a perfect and unforgettable day.

The couple were collected from Salo by a beautiful wooden boat and taken on a trip around the Gulf of Salo, then on a tour around the beautiful Isola del Garda. The very professional and discreet captain of the boat, who was in on the secret,  used his expert knowledge to choose the perfect spot to turn off his engine, which was a signal to our nervous client that the moment had arrived.

He got down on one knee (or maybe not) and asked his surprised girlfriend the magic words “Will you marry me”. She’d been totally oblivious to the whole  plan but luckily for our man she answered in the affirmative. To be honest it would’ve been difficult not to, given the effort that had been put in by her future husband to provide the perfect setting.

The smiles, hugs and kisses gave the signal to the captain to break out the perfectly chilled bottle of champagne that had nasconded away in anticipation of the ‘right’ answer to the question. After the champagne toast, dizzy with the effects of the champagne and of the moment the couple were whisked off to a magnificent lakeside restaurant where they were given VIP treatment and served the finest food on the lake, which was cooked by one of the finest chefs in Italy.

After a fantastic meal and more of the bubbly stuff they were collected by Arnold and his charming wooden boat and enjoyed a dreamy boat ride back to wonderful Salo.

A few days later I received this message..

“With an event as personal and important to me as getting engaged I wanted everything to perfect: the right location, the right restaurant, the right people and for everything to run smoothly. Roy delivered this and more. He created a day in Lake Garda that was unrivalled, with local services and experiences I wouldn’t have discovered without him. It must have been good, because she said Yes.”

We’ve arranged a few weddings but helping to organise a wedding proposal on Lake Garda was a first for us but hopefully not the last.

If you would like us to arrange something similar for you, or for any special event contact us 


A Wedding Proposal on Lake Garda

We were contacted at Garda Weddings last week by a man who was bringing his girlfriend away for a romantic weekend on the worlds most romantic lake, Lake Garda. He wanted to create the [...]

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I have been visiting Lake Garda since 1998 and have grown to love the region so much that when I come here it is like coming home. Needless to say I am very familiar with the region and I would like to share what I know with you. As you may from my pages my particular passions are the local food and wine.


  1. Get Engaged On Lake Garda - May 4, 2016 at 11:29 pm - Reply

    […] contacted me last August after reading a previous article I’d written regarding a wedding proposal on Lake Garda that I’d arranged. He’d been searching for a romantic way to propose to his girlfriend, […]

  2. Luke jones October 5, 2021 at 3:14 pm - Reply

    Hello myself and my girlfriend are going to lake garda next week and I’m planning on proposing I’m just inquiring about the boat tour ?

    • admin November 18, 2021 at 11:20 am - Reply

      Hi Luke, where are you staying in Lake Garda? I can only arrange for Gardone, Salo or Sirmione at the moment.

  3. Harman Jit January 17, 2022 at 11:32 am - Reply

    Buon giorno, potreste aiutarmi ad organizzare qualcosa per proposta di matrimonio, per il 13 febbraio 2022 ?

    • admin January 19, 2022 at 5:44 pm - Reply

      I’m so sorry for the late reply, if you are still looking for help please send an email to Tannia at [email protected], you can copy me in on [email protected]….we will help if at all possible……best wishes…Roy

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