Top 5 Destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve across Europe

New Year’s Eve is coming.. a night full of emotions, expectations…

Sencer Turčinović

To help you figure out which European City you should be in when the clock strikes midnight on December 31, we have compiled the best places to celebrate New Year in Europe. Here are the top 5 leading European cities to take place at the end of 2016 celebrations.. Read this article, find the best hotel deals for a wonderful New Year's Eve, then pack your bags, celebrate New Year's Eve, shop, eat local cuisine, listen local music and meet new people…

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1. London


London is a special place at the turn of the year. More than 250,000 people crowd the banks of the Thames and its bridges to see the impressive moments of lightshow and firework displays, at the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament. On New Year’s Day, the streets of central London face a parade that features colorful floats, marching bands, costumed dancers, and a regiment of the Queen’s horses.

2. Berlin


The German Capital Berlin is celebrating New Year’s Eve in style. More than one million people gathers at the Brandenburg Gate to welcome The New Year. The centerpiece of the celebration is “Party Mile” in which all the traditional treats are lined up forming for more than two kilometers of stages for fun shows, video screens, party tents, music 

3. Paris


Paris is a magical option for a New Year celebration. The Eiffel Tower and the bridges of Paris become the site of a fantastic lightshow and fireworks display. For a less crowded alternate area, Montmarte offers equally good views of the lightshows.

4. Rome


If you really want to enjoy a grand New Year party in one of the largest European cities then you should go to Rome, the city of romance with great history. The city celebrates its biggest party at the night of the New Year’s Eve at Piazza del Popolo. Fireworks and great performances of the most popular local bands rock the parties and attract a huge crowd to dance to their rhythm.

5. Rejkjavik


If Iceland’s capital isn’t on your list of places to be for the New Year’s Eve, it should be! In Iceland everybody can shoot fireworks, so families and friends gather together and shoot fireworks. A good place to watch fireworks is from Öskjuhlíð Hill. There you can see almost the whole of Reykjavík and the neighbouring towns. You can take part in old age customs and traditions and join the locals for a traditional New Year’s Eve Bonfire. Bonfires are a big part of New Year’s Eve celebrations in Iceland. According to Icelandic folklore, on New Year’s Eve, it’s necessary to burn the old year away to make room for the new one.

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