Life, they say, happens when you are busy making other plans! I am sure many of us are still reeling under the hangover of 2018, and waking up to the fact that the New Year 2019 is just around the corner – the thought can be a bit unsettling!But, then you do what you gotta do, right? Rather than, dissecting and analyzing and thinking ‘what if’, we need to see forward – towards the year of possibilities; a year where we would still have a chance to realize our dreams; a year that would bring hope, love and luck!So, bring in the New Year’s cheer, chart up your New Year resolutions, and zero-in on the places where you would want to see the last few minutes of the year 2018, pass by. Have a look at our top new year’s destinations! All of these are the best places to visit for new years! 



London is a special place at the turn of the year. The city is lit up and establishments across the capital will pull out all the stops to make this New Year’s Eve in London a memorable one. So, get your nearest and dearest together and say cheers to 2019. At midnight on New Year’s Eve, London’s night skies will be a blaze of light and colour with a display of stunning pyrotechnics from the river on London’s famous South Bank, presented by the Mayor of London and Unicef. 


Best destinations to celebrate New Year in Europe - Edinburgh - Copyright Shaiith - European Best Destinations

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is one of the biggest and best New Year celebrations in the world. Things get underway on 30 December with the spectacular Torchlight Procession. Join thousands of torch carriers as they create a river of fire from the historic Royal Mile to the son et lumiére and fireworks finale on Calton Hill.On Hogmanay itself, the action moves to Princes Street in the very heart of the city of Edinburgh beneath the spectacular backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Around 80,000 people party their way into the new year at the Concert in the Gardens featuring incredible live music and entertainment from headlining band Biffy Clyro, DJ’s, giant screens, outdoor bars and of course, the world-famous Edinburgh Hogmanay Midnight Fireworks on the castle ramparts.


Best new year'eve destinations in Europe - Brussels - Copyright VisitBrussels - European Best Destinations

Experience delirious tourist and cultural activities such as the Atomium and the Manneken Pis. Discover the charming city streets of the Fashion District shopping, packed with clothing and concept stores and a variety of authentic and trendy bars, each with their own selection of renowned Belgian beers. More than 60 DJs in 15 New Year’s Eve parties around the city. A range of parties for all tastes, going from rock ‘n’ roll, hip-hop to house and techno, as well as gay friendly parties for which Brussels is known for.


Rome new year's eve - European Best Destinations

The province of Rome is a matching frame for the many treasures of the capital, and the surrounding area has, more or less directly, experienced the influence of the history of the Eternal City. Rome is probably one of the most romantic places for your New Year’s Eve, the Eternal City of love.


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There is no other place like Gdansk. Other cities can just resemble Gdansk. Its unique location and over a thousand years’ history shape Gdansk’s expressive and distinctive character and give it strong and implicit recognition among European cities. Nonetheless, the city holds an abundance of mysteries; it has got its own spirit which makes it impossible to mistake Gdansk for any other place.


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