New Year’s Eve 2023: the 5 best destinations
Not sure what to do or where to go on New Year’s Eve? Are you looking for ideas or a last minute New Year’s Eve and would like to experience an unforgettable countdown? At this time of year the countdown to this special night begins, the offers for travel, dinners and parties start.
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New Year’s Eve 2023: the 5 best destinations – Vienna
Number 5 on our list is Vienna! The Austrian capital is one of the most fascinating cities in Europe, beloved over the centuries by intellectuals and artists, a fitting place to celebrate the last day of the year at the streets of its historic center. “Silvesterpfad” means New Year’s Eve in German, and it is synonymous with mulled wine, beer, champagne and food, to be enjoyed surrounded by wonderful music from the many free concerts offered by the city. Have you ever tried to dance the traditional waltz? From 02:00 a.m. city dance schools offer free lessons in front of the Cathedral, Stephansdom. Don’t forget to watch the fireworks from Heldenplatz or the Prater. If you are a classical music lover, don’t miss the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra concert, one of the most important in the world. Ein gutes Neues!
New Year’s Eve 2023: the 5 best destinations – Taormina
Taormina is undoubtedly one of the perfect locations for your Italian New Year’s Eve and number 4 in our ranking. The pearl of Sicily, which is located between the cities of Messina and Catania, on a promontory about 200 meters above sea level, gives every year during New Year’s Eve a fabulous panorama: on one side, the view of the sea, and on the other, Mount Etna. Think what magic to experience the last night of the year at the Teatro Antico or look out from one of the many balconies and terraces of the Sicilian resort. This destination will give you plenty of opportunities to experience your Sicilian New Year at its best, such as dinners, parties and concerts. Good food and excellent wines are waiting for you!
New Year’s Eve 2023: the 5 best destinations – Paris
The charming French capital is our number 3 and is one of our top New Year’s destinations, a suitable place for those looking for a romantic New Year’s Eve or an evening full of entertainment, champagne, events and shows, such as cabaret at Moulin Rouge and Crazy Horse. Among the areas to visit, we recommend the Champs Elysées, with its very famous midnight party, and the Arc De Triomphe, but also Montmartre, where you can enjoy a splendid view of the city.
New Year’s Eve 2023: the 5 best destinations – Barcelona
The best place to celebrate New Year’s Eve is Plaza España, around the beautiful and very famous Montjuïc fountain, where the biggest New Year’s Eve party is officially organized. At 9 p.m. the concerts start and at 11:30 p.m. the main attraction: the light and sound show. A unique and innovative experience of fire, water, light and sound games! At midnight, we toast with champagne and 12 grapes to celebrate the arrival of the new year. Are you looking for something special? Enjoy the sunrise on the first day of the year during the Poble Espanyol festival, accessible from the Fuente Mágica.
New Year’s Eve 2023: the 5 best destinations – Budapest
Are you looking for an alternative New Year’s Eve? Budapest is just the location for you! In this city you can experience a New Year’s Eve at the thermal baths, at one of the many establishments in the Hungarian capital, among the best we recommend the Gellert, Szechenyi and Rudas Baths, or spend midnight on one of the many cruises on the Danube, with breathtaking views of the Chain Bridge, the Parliament and Buda Castle. If you’re looking for a night of partying, don’t miss Ötkert, Akvárium, Szimpla Kert, Instant and Yellow, where in the company of friends and new acquaintances you can dance the night away and sample the best Palinka, a fruit-based alcoholic drink, in all of Hungary. Boldog Új Évet Kívánunk Mindenkinek!