If you find yourself in Paris for the New Year’s, you're very lucky. After all, Paris offers some of the best NYE options in Europe, and is sure to provide a memorable and fun-filled experience. Whether you want to club all night, enjoy a meal on a cruise or sip a glass of champagne watching a show, you can do it all in Paris.
No other city on Earth can capture the essence of fulfillment as we close the door on the past and open one to the future. New Year's Eve in Paris is in a word, magical. Here is our list of picks and what you can expect there to make sure you're talking about your experience for the year to come!
One of the most happening places in Paris on New Year's is the Champs-Elysees. The party starts by 9.00 pm and goes on till the wee hours. Avenue des Champs Elysees is located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. It is 70 meters wide and 1.9 kilometers long. The place is famous for cafes, theatres and luxury shops. For New Year's, the place is crowded with people and the excitement in the air is infectious. It is definitely a fun place to be. There’s a lot to do to spend time here.
If you are on a tight budget but don’t want to miss the New Year's fun in Paris, choose one of the less expensive dinner cruises in Paris. One good option is the Bateaux Parisiens. On the cruise, you can enjoy musical entertainment, special treats and Pommery champagne. You need to make your reservation on the cruise at least one full day before it sets sail on the night of December 31st.
Another option that you have is Yachts de Paris which sails on the Seine River. On the cruise, you can enjoy an elaborate dinner consisting of a dessert, aperitif, coffee and delicious main course dishes. As you sail in the river, you can enjoy some of Paris's most important sights. You can catch stunning views of Place de la Concorde, Tuileries Gardens and the famous Notre Dame Cathedral.
The Sacre Coeur Plaza
If you are looking for a calmer way of welcoming the New Year, head to Montmartre. The Sacre Coeur plaza is the place for you. From the knolltop vantage point, you can catch spectacular views of Paris. Montmartre is similar to the Champs-Elysees, but is smaller and calmer. Characterizing the boulevard are numerous bars, clubs and cabaret spots. You can party to your heart’s content while absorbing in the true culture of the city. Check out our Montmartre tours.
Paris has lots of hotspots for partying. Check out the best, make your reservations and let your hair down to ring in the New Year in Paris.