How to spend New Year’s Eve in Paris
If you are fond of clubbing or simply if you like the music of the city, Paris can offer lots of ways to spend the passage of years in a pleasant way. All you have to do is reserve your hotel room early in the “city of lights”. Then, with accommodation provided, you can choose:
Fireworks on the Champs-Elysees
Probably the most traditional way of celebrating New Year in Paris. Locals and tourists waiting side by side at the beginning of the transition since at 21. Deal of time together overlooking the Eiffel Tower and also prevent New Year catch you in the crowded subway. At 12pm, Eiffel Tower exploding into insane rages over which light fireworks paradise. Bring your own champagne and get ready to make new acquaintances among the neighbors of the street. Type: excellent hotel near the famous boulevard – Hotel Pavilion Montaigne.
Party in Montmartre
If you want to see the fireworks without being, however, crushed by the crowd, choose romantic view from Montmartre and Sacre Coeur. Although normally is a crowded place, full of tourists in New Year night things change. Type: good hotel in Montmartre – Hotel Le Relais.
New Year’s Eve in French style
If you’re in Paris, then spend like a Parisian! New Year is celebrated by Parisians, traditionally with a… French kiss at midnight, with a matching champagne toast or white wine. Other popular drinks are mulled wine and cider. Oysters and pastries – they are found automatically in any New Year’s Eve menu.
A Romantic New Year’s Eve
A dinner on the Seine is the most romantic thing that you can do at New Year (although it will cost around 320-600 euro per person). There are other options as costly romance between a cabaret show at the Moulin Rouge, Lido or Folies Bergère, where dinner and New Year comes to cost 500 euro. But you will have caviar, champagne, lobster… For smaller budgets, however, opt for a fancy restaurant but not so expensive.
Paris is full of bars and car clubs are open all night of New Year. You can start with fireworks on the Champs-Elysees and then you can take refuge in one of the gay bars of Pigalle but cute. Another area is the Latin Quarter revelers.