Known as the Paris of the East, Bucharest is a small artistic jewel nestled in the south of the nation. The city counts on its territory the presence of 37 museums and 22 theaters, as well as 2 opera houses and 3 auditoriums. All this to make you understand that if you are going to visit Eastern Europe, Bucharest is a great start. And if this "beginning" coincides with December 31, even better. What better occasion to visit this wonderful city than for New Year's Eve?
- Plan New Year's Eve in Bucharest: flight + hotel and tour offers
- What to do on New Year's Eve: program and events
- Climate and useful info
- User questions and comments
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Plan New Year's Eve in Bucharest: flight + hotel and tour offers
Bucharest is connected to Italy through gods direct flights. The ticket price, despite the New Year period, is also quite cheap: it starts from a base of € 190,00.
If you want to stay overnight in Bucharest, better to opt for accommodation in the areas of Herastrau and Floreasca. They are not really central, but they are rich in greenery and very quiet, as well as being well connected by public transport. If you want something more central, look near the Opera House.
New Year's Eve Offers in Bucharest: Flight + 4 nights in Hotel
- Return Rome - Bucharest from € 190,00 -
- 4 nights in Bucharest from € 180,00 -
- Flight + hotel package:
Return flight + 4 nights / 5 days in hotel 3/4 - from € 370,00 per person - see the offer
Unmissable tours and activities
What to do on New Year's Eve: program and events
On New Year's Eve Bucharest is filled with lights and sounds. The city is full of clubs that offer dinners, live music (especially jazz) and night clubs where you can dance until the morning. At midnight, as tradition has it, you can admire the fireworks long awaited by the citizens of Bucharest who welcome the new year.
1 - New Year's Eve in Calei Victoriei
Calei Victoriei it is the oldest street in Bucharest and today it is also the most fashionable street thanks to the many shops it hosts. Along this street you can admire some of the most important buildings in the city, including the Odeon Theater, the National History Museum of Romania, the Cantacuzino Palace and the Art Collection Museum. To get to Calei Victoriei you can take the metro to the Piata Romana stop and then continue on bus 368.
2 - New Year's Eve at Piazza Constitutei
Constitutei square, opposite the Romanian Parliament, is one of the favorite places for citizens and tourists to spend the New Year. During the night of December 31st the square hosts live music with the usual end of year concert, until the stroke of midnight, when it comes time for the fireworks. To reach it you can take bus 136 or N121.
3 - New Year's Eve in the Historic Center
Here you will find the beating heart of Bucharest, made up of shops, art galleries and buildings with styles ranging from baroque to liberty. Before the Old Town it was the area dedicated to traders and artisans, while today it has become the luxury district of the city. Here you will find numerous places to dine or have a hot drink to the sound of live music, so popular in Bucharest. The historic center can be reached by tram, underground (Piata Unirii), and bus line 83.
The best clubs for young people, clubs and discos for New Year's Eve
- Player Club, nightclub: 1 Montreal Square - Get directions
- Nomad Skybar, discotheque and nightclub: Strada Smardan 30 - Get directions
- Control Club, disco and nightclub: Strada Mille Constantin 4 - Get directions
Climate and useful info
- Weather: during the winter months, temperatures often drop below zero and snow is frequent, especially in January - more info on when to go to Bucharest
- Bucharest has two airports, Henri Coanda and Aurel Vlaicu. Served by direct flights (2 hours) or with a stopover (approximately 4 hours)
- Getting around: the city is well served by buses, trolleybuses and trams, there is also the metro with 5 lines - more details on how to get around Bucharest
- Local currency: Romanian LEU (€ 1,00 = 4,75 Romanian Lei)
- Average cost for New Year's Eve dinner: about € 50,00 per person for a good restaurant. If you have few pretensions, you can save some money by choosing an average restaurant, spending around € 20,00 per person.
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