donext year in Paris? Here’s what you need to know about the City of Light celebrations
The The most romantic New Year’s Eve is in Paris. The French capital is one of the top destinations in Europe to spend New Years 2024.
There are many things to do in the city and to satisfy different tastes and needs. If you like dancing and want something alternative, there are the trendiest clubs in Menilmontant.
If you prefer classic dining, there are restaurants and cabarets that give their best in Paris. Alternatively, the squares and streets, for a New Year’s Eve at no cost.
New Year’s Eve in Paris 2024
If this year you have decided to spend it New Year’s Eve in Paris there’s a wide variety of what to do and where to go to spend New Year’s Eve, whether you’re traveling with friends or as a couple.
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There are restaurants with a view that offer special dinners, perfect places for after dinner and for those who love clubs, but if you want you can also limit yourself to a toast with friends on the street or in a bar. A pleasant alternative is to spend New Year’s Eve watching a cabaret show.
If you are traveling with children, from Paris you can easily reach the Disneyland playground where the New Year organizes special events for the whole family.
New Year’s Eve offers in Paris
From Italian airports you can fly to Paris with low-cost airlines, by booking a flight in time for New Year’s Eve, you will be able to avoid spending a fortune on the purchase of the plane ticket and accommodation.
Fly to Paris from Rome on deals Ryanair: departure December 30 and return January 2, 2024 with a price of 105 euros. From Milan you fly to Paris departing on December 31 and returning on January 3 at the price of 90 euros round trip.
Volagratis has flight + hotel offers for New Year’s Eve in Paris from 30 December to 2 January 2024 starting from €290 round trip. Here are the details of the offer.
The last-minute New Year’s offer for Paris includes a 3-night stay + flight from 290 euros. Here is the offer.
New Year’s Eve in Paris what to do
If you want to party in the street, you should know that the main event is in the streets Elysian Fields where the party waiting for midnight starts from 9 pm.
In addition to music and shows, the dancing lights of the Eiffel Tower and fireworks will welcome the New Year.
The Champs-Élysées are closed to traffic from 9 p.m.
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Don’t miss the show around the Arc de Triomphe, where there will be a light and video show from 23:00 to 01:00. Alternatively, you can go to Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre, where the street celebrations are more intimate and concentrated. A nice place to wait for midnight and then move to the various clubs and cabarets in the neighborhood and nearby Pigalle.
From here you can choose a Belle Epoque-style revue by opting for a classic Moulin Rouge. New Year’s Eve with dinner and cabaret costs 650 euros per person. If you have the patience to wait and enjoy the Moulin Rouge the following evening, you can spend 90 euros, excluding dinner (all information at www.moulinrouge.fr).
If, however, you are looking for some alternative suggestions, you can choose to watch a show in one of Paris’ legendary cabarets.
The prices are not much different compared to the famous Moulin Rouge. Lido is very expensive. Foliès Bergères, cheaper, also because it doesn’t seem to include dinner, is the other historic place in Paris, three centuries old, offering Sherazade and the One Thousand and One Nights stories for the evening of the 31st.
Another quiet and typically Parisian way to spend New Year’s Eve is offered by the famous and romantic Bateaux Mouches that sail the Seine and offer not only the boat ride but also music and delicious menus on board. The company Bateaux Mouches has excursion boats and restaurant boats.
Bateaux Pariens offers walking cruises (from €12) and dinner cruises (from €65). Then there’s Compagnia Les Vedettes du Pont-Neuf and Marina de Bercy (around €250 for dinner). Bateaux costs Gabarre around 350 euros and remains operational an hour longer than the others (until three in the morning).
The cheapest dinner is offered by the Brasseries. Prices range from 140 euros and above. Bœuf sur le Toit, Brasserie Julien, Brasserie Flo (7 Cour Petites Ecuries) and the affordable Brasserie Mollard since 1867 (115 Rue Saint-Lazare).
Let’s move on to Locals. In the St Germain area, most are free to enter and the option to go from one venue to another within the same area is not bad at all. The important thing is not to move or try to take the subway or other means of transport. They are open and free from the afternoon of January 31st to the morning of January 1st, but after 23.00 they get incredibly crowded.
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Otherwise, Noveau Casino awaits lovers of electronica bordering on psychedelic and rock.
Nirvana is the place to experience live music in a scenographic and libertarian environment. Les Bains if you are not intimidated by the choice at the entrance, frequented by the French jet set and beyond, and Abracadabar for those who prefer a creative and alternative environment, experimentation and originality.
New Year’s Eve dinner in Paris
Where to dine in Paris on New Year’s Eve? You can choose a classic restaurant, a brasserie (where the prices are slightly lower), a cabaret dinner or a romantic dinner on one of the Seine boats.
Although the prices are not cheap for the night of the 31st, you can find some cheap places in the city, just move to the Saint Michel area and the Latin Quarter.
Among the most characteristic places we single out the restaurant la Crémaillere 1900 with prices starting at 150 euros, Le Procope with prices starting at 190 euros and Brasserie Julien with prices starting at 119 euros. Here you will find the collection of the best restaurants in Paris.
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New Year’s Eve in Paris in 3 days
3 days are enough to fall in love with Paris, with Paris lit up for the New Year. If you like the atmosphere, take a stroll through the Paris Christmas markets and, after seeing the major sights, visit the more exciting and less touristy neighborhoods such as the Marais, Belleville and Menilmontant.
Here’s a handy guide to what to see in Paris in 3 days.
The best restaurants in Paris for New Year’s Eve
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