New Year’s Eve in Lombardy 2024: best destinations between cities and mountains

donext year Lombardy, what to do and where to go?

Dinners, exclusive parties, days on the ski slopes or big street parties, there are many ideas to spend an unforgettable New Year.

There Lombardy offers all these possibilities, suitable for every type of need, so that everyone can close the old year and start the new one in the best possible way and more adapted to their preferences.

So here are some options to spend your day New Year’s Eve in Lombardy.

For those who prefer to stay in the city even on vacation, an option to consider is dining at one of Milan’s most fashionable hotels.


Almost all the hotels in the center, within a stone’s throw of the Duomo and the La Scala Theater, organize a New Year’s Eve party on New Year’s Eve, which includes a dinner based on various delicacies, fine wines and desserts. In addition, once midnight, the dancing begins with the DJ set and live music.

Those who stay in Milan rarely frequent the ultra-luxurious hotels in the center and instead those who choose it for a few days of vacation often choose more practical and economical solutions, but the big hotels of the capital of Milan are all beautiful and super equipped.

What better occasion than the New Year to discover them? In addition, those who wish and manage to book in advance can also spend the night in one of the rooms.

Snowy New Year’s Eve, on the ski slopes

Snow is one of the musts of the ideal Lombard New Year. Ski enthusiasts (and those who do not particularly like this discipline, but like to be surrounded by snow during the holidays) can choose only one mountain location to spend December 31.

Valtellina, in particular, brings the holidays to life and its pearl, Livigno, is capable of giving visitors who choose it a magical reveille.

The city center is in fact flooded with markets throughout Christmas, the restaurants of the village organize characteristic dinners and even the ski slopes are full of charm on New Year’s Eve.

You should not miss the New Year torchlight procession organized on the slope of Costaccia, at the end of which you can enjoy mulled wine. At midnight, however, you can admire the fireworks at high altitude.

Como city of toys

There are also those who prefer street parties to the usual dinners or days on the ski slopes. Across the region there are many towns and villages in Lombardy that organize New Year’s Eve in the streets, filling the New Year with music and fun. One of the most famous New Year’s Eves in Piazza Lombardi is that of Como.

In fact, the city offers citizens and tourists an unforgettable evening between the lakeside and the central Piazza Cavour, which during the Christmas holidays turns into a flame of lights with illuminations and projections on the buildings.

Tourists and people from Como gather here to listen to concerts, admire performances, dance to the rhythm of the music and – at midnight – exchange greetings while admiring the colorful and pyrotechnic display of fireworks in the sky.

In the second part of the evening, however, the party moves to Piazza Volta where the shows continue until the early hours of the morning.

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