New Year 2022 in Berlin: Tips, Events and Offers

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One of the funniest parties to welcome the new year takes place in Berlin. Tourist destination among the most visited by young people, the German capital offers attractions and entertainment also for couples and families with children. Waiting for the end of the current year and greeting the new one in Berlin means for many to participate in the great party that takes place every year. at the Brandenburg Gate. The alternatives for New Year's Eve, however, are many and the offers to spend the New Year in the German city suitable for all budgets.


  1. Plan your trip: flight + hotel and tour offers
  2. What to do on New Year's Eve: program and events
  3. Climate and useful info
  4. User questions and comments

Covid-19 emergency: events, concerts and demonstrations could undergo last-minute changes due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We recommend that you inform yourself well about the situation of the destination you intend to visit before departure. If you are planning a trip, follow government guidelines and make sure you are in line with safety measures.

Plan your trip: flight + hotel and tour offers

Berlin is served by two major airports: Schönefeld, located to the southeast, and Tegel, 8km northwest of the city. Even in the case of Berlin, the rule that provides for a lower price if you book well in advance.
The city is well connected with the main Italian international airports, where the most popular low cost airlines make frequent flights. The prices for 4 nights in a hotel with return flight are around € 400,00 per person.

Berlin does not have a well-defined center so it is difficult to choose a privileged area to stay, however public transport is very efficient and serves all areas of the city in an excellent way.

New Year's Eve Flight + Hotel Offers in Berlin

  • Return Rome - Berlin from € 159,00 -
  • 4 nights in Berlin from € 350,00 -
  • Flight + hotel package:
    Return flight + 4 nights / 5 days in 3/4 star hotel - from € 509,00 per person - see the offer

Unmissable tours and activities

What to do on New Year's Eve: program and events

About two million Berliners choose to wait and celebrate the arrival of the new year in the square. Alla Brandenburg Gate what is defined is staged the New Year in the largest square in the world. Berlin is also one of the capitals of electronic music, that's why, after midnight, the square turns into a huge open-air disco, where you can dance and go wild until the first light of dawn.

1 - New Year's Eve in the square: Brandenburg Gate

The wildest New Year in the world is staged right in Berlin, where there are so many people who flock to the area between the Brandenburg Gate and Siegessäul, the Victory Column. The event is open to the public as early as 14pm, as it includes not only the countdown and the following celebrations, but also a funfair and many kiosks with food and hot drinks to beat the cold. To accompany the wait for midnight there is also music, concerts, plays of lights and lasers. As the new year arrives, the square turns into a great nightclub under the stars and the party goes on until morning. The advice is to arrive at the place in the late afternoon, as officially the party starts at 19. The entrance is free, it is possible to reach the place of the party using the metro lines S1, S2 and U5.

2 - New Year's Eve at the Christmas market: WeihnachtsZauber

One of many Berlin Christmas markets, the WeihnachtsZauber, offers a more relaxed atmosphere and less chaotic than the big party at the Brandenburg Gate. Suitable for those who do not like large crowds, this event takes place in the suggestive Gendarmenmarkt, reachable by lines U2 or U6 to the Stadtmitte station. There are about 60.000 people who, every year, let themselves be enchanted by the orderly expanse of white curtains that hide, inside them, handicrafts, souvenirs, gifts and much more. Foodies will undoubtedly appreciate the party offered by the market: in some heated tents, in fact, it is possible to find the best of local gastronomy but also specialties from all over the world, also prepared by Michelin-starred chefs. To join the party you have to pay the entrance which costs € 12,00. The New Year's party starts at 19pm and continues until am with live music and the great fireworks show at the stroke of midnight.

3 - New Year's Eve at the Spandau Citadel

If you are looking for something even less chaotic, perhaps even suitable for children, we recommend that you choose the New Year's party organized at the Citadel of Spandau. The party takes place in this district where it is present a wonderful medieval fortress. The Citadel of Spandau is located just 10 km west of Berlin, to get there you can take a comfortable intercity train that leaves from the central station several times an hour and arrives directly at the Berlin-Spandau BF station in just 15 minutes. This party has now become a tradition for Berliners, especially for those who prefer a more relaxed and familiar environment. Relaxed does not mean less exciting, even here you can dance to the rhythm of many musical genres, there is no shortage of play of light and above all there is an embarrassment of choice regarding the gastronomic proposals. Try the delicious Pfannkuchen pancakes, steaks and mulled wine (glühwein) to warm up! Furthermore, the little ones can have fun thanks to a special event dedicated to them: from 19 to 21 the party of New Year for children. Furthermore, the medieval atmosphere is characterized by jousting and tournaments, a suggestive torchlight procession and foresees the presence of witches, wizards and sorcerers! At the stroke of midnight the whole family can look forward to a happy new year in an atmosphere that is nothing short of magical. Tickets to attend the event start at a cost of € 15,55 for adults, while children pay € 5,00.

The best clubs for young people, clubs and discos for New Year's Eve

  1. Tresor - nightclub, Köpenicker Str. 70 - Get Directions - FB Page
  2. Berghain - techno club, Am Wriezener Bahnhof - Get Directions - FB Page
  3. House of Weekend - nightclub, Alexanderstraße 7 - Get directions - FB page

Climate and useful info

  • Weather: The period between December and February is the coldest, the minimums are close to 0 ° C, the maximums hardly exceed 4 ° C. We recommend winter clothing, with warm clothes and windproof jackets, hat, scarf and gloves.
  • in Berlin there are 2 airports, Tegel and Schönefeld. Served by direct flights (2 hours) or with a stopover (approximately 4 hours)
  • Getting around: Metro and bus are the most effective solutions for getting around Berlin. The single ticket costs € 2,30 and is valid for 2 hours. The perfect way to save on travel is to buy the Berlin WelcomeCard from € 19,00 per person.
  • Useful passes and cards: we recommend the purchase of the Berlin Welcome Card with discounts and transport included in zones ABC
  • Average cost for New Year's Eve dinner: at least € 120,00 per person. For a low cost New Year's Eve, you can dine at stalls and stands in the winter markets and in the square parties. By doing so you will spend a maximum of € 20,00 per person.

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