Most Amazing Destinations in Europe to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve

New Year brings with it new hopes and new vibes. For those who like to explore more, it seems like an opportunity to meet new people, discover new places and celebrate like never before. So if you’re a travel fanatic like me, here are some of the most exciting destinations in Europe where you can have that perfect New Year’s eve.



At the turn of the year, you can see the whole city lit up with cheerful colors and glazes. At midnight, the city’s skies look stunning with brilliant firework displays. Most of all, on January 1, the New Year’s Day parade that marches throughout the city with thousands of performers including marching bands, acrobats, clowns, cheerleaders is worth your time.


This city has its own style of celebrating the New Year’s Eve. At the Brandenburg Gate, you can see more than 1 million visitors from around the world which is most noteworthy. Furthermore, at the midnight, a spectacular firework display begins followed by celebrations. One cannot miss those amazing lights and laser shows, party tents, eateries, and drinks.



Needless to say that New Year’s Eve becomes more magical when you’re with your loved ones in Paris. A number of events and activities happen around the city including clubbing and cabaret shows. In addition, the Seine River cruise is a must-to-enjoy ride for couples so as to have an unforgettable time.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Another popular destination where one of the biggest New Year celebrations takes place. First of all, comes the spectacular torchlight procession, where thousands of torch carriers create a river of fire that goes from the historic Royal Mile to the son et lumiére and fireworks finale on Calton Hill is simply amazing. Also, from incredible live music and outdoor bars to midnight fireworks, the celebrations will surely blow your mind.

Porto, Portugal


Not just one, but there are several streets in the city where New Year is celebrated with full enthusiasm and fun. The largest party takes place in front of the Porto City Hall, featuring musical entertainment and fireworks. To celebrate the eve in a different manner and to experience something new, you can go for cruise ships over the Douro River on this night too.

Know more places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Europe? Write down your thoughts in the comments section.

Kanika Sharma

Kanika Sharma works as a Content Developer at Ajura. For the past 5 years, she has been writing for various renowned blogs. Being an engineering graduate, her background allows her to connect with cutting edge technologies and relate them with real world scenarios.
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  • Tiya Seth

    What about Asia? I think, we have some good destinations too in the Asia-Pacific!

    • Ajura Editors Desk

      Undoubtedly, Asia is also a popular tourist destination around the world. We’ll be adding a post on that soon!

      • Tiya Seth

        Thanks for considering!

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