New Year's Eve in Europe is an amazing date and is celebrated in basically every city, but in some European capitals the party is usually more lively and illuminated.
Of course, there is a lot of music, tradition and celebration. Therefore, it is worth planning to spend New Year's Eve in Europe.
However, this time of year is often expensive, both in tickets and accommodation and even tickets to popular events.
But with calm and persistence it is possible to find a destination that fits in your pocket, isn't it?
Madrid's Retiro Park is one of the highlights of New Year's Eve in Europe. Credit: Dreamstime
If you want to take advantage of New Year's Eve to discover a different place, we have chosen five destinations for you to spend New Year's Eve in Europe!
It is estimated that more than one million people occupy the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, up to the Victoria Column, to celebrate the New Year.
There are more than two kilometers of festivities with shows, typical food, beer and wine, as well as a gigantic fireworks display.
The party continues in the nightclubs throughout the German capital. It is undoubtedly one of the best destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve in Europe.
In Madrid, Christmas decorations are one of the traditions. Credit: Meinzahn | Dreamtime
New Year's Eve, New Year's Eve, is very lively and is celebrated by eating 12 grapes to bring prosperity in the new year, one at each chime of the clock, especially if you are in the region of Porta do Sol ( Plaza Puerta del Sol), in Madrid, where millions of people gather and fulfill the tradition.
Barcelona, on the other hand, is full of bars and restaurants, full of open bar parties.
In Scotland, people follow the procession with torches in hand. It is one of the most traditional New Year's Eve parties in Europe. Credit: Steve Kingsman | Dreamtime
Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, is perhaps one of the biggest festive surprises this time of year. The lively New Year's Eve festivities, Hogmanay, are super traditional and begin on the evening of December 30, with a procession of men dressed as Vikings and people with torches, followed by Celtic dancing and a candlelit concert.
To complete the New Year's Eve party, thousands of people take to the streets of the capital to enjoy a grand ballad in the open air and take advantage of the fireworks display that takes place behind Edinburgh Castle.
For the bravest, the party continues on the 1st, with a swim in the icy River Forth, as well as games and other cultural events that complete the program.
Paris is considered the City of Light and this reference is even stronger during the Christmas holidays, including a special illumination of the city's main landmark, the Eiffel Tower.
Romantics on duty will find the view even more beautiful if they choose a boat ride on the Seine or when they see the toasts among those present, which happen even without the presence of glass bottles, banned by local authorities on this night ... .
The celebration continues in bars and restaurants, or even a show in one of the cabarets, such as the Moulin Rouge, just outside Montmartre.
London Eye and New Year's Eve fireworks in London. Credit: Anand Kanthan | Dreamtime
You can't talk about New Year's Eve in Europe without mentioning London - who would have thought that demure Londoners would be so party-oriented at one of the coldest times of the year? In addition to the traditional London nightlife and glamorous bars, the night can be celebrated in different tourist spots of the city.
Among the main ones, Trafalgar Square and the London Eye, which is even more impressive with the extensive fireworks display along the River Thames. If you want a prime spot, get there early, because the crowds are present.
From 23:45 on December 31 until 4:30 on the first day of the year, all transport is completely free. However, it is worth informing yourself about the stations that will be in operation.