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New Year

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New Year

I want to celebrate new year with a good meal and a fireworks display. Any suggestions on where to go?

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1. Re: New Year

Not Spain for fireworks then. Italy celebrates New Year with concerts and fireworks. fireworks in Germany too

Here in Spain fireworks are let off on different dates in different places, celebrating the fiesta mayor. Also more widespread on St John's Eve in quite a few regions (night of 23rd/24th June)

For Italy google capodanno 2014

we were in Rome that time of year once and were amazed at how much was going on

Edited: 01 September 2013, 11:40
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Many thanks - we will take a closer look at Italy and the recommended web page.

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3. Re: New Year

Eliza:

In Madrid they celebrate the New Year's Eve with a very long entertainment at the Puerta del Sol. It is customary to eat 12 grapes in the minute before the New Year to have good luck for the New Year. This celebration is televised and shown all over Spain.

There are many good hotels in Madrid that will have special dinners and entertainment on that night.

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4. Re: New Year

Thanks. That is a real possibility as I have only been to Madrid once (about 30 years ago!!

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5. Re: New Year

Mind that Christmas celebrations in Spain do not end by New Year, but extend until Epiphany (Jan 6). This may be a reason why New Year Eve celebrations are a bit "low key" when compared to those in other countries (and when compared with other celebrations in Spain). You can have a great time indeed, but in a different way.

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6. Re: New Year

Many cities in Spain have their Three Kings Parade on Jan. 5. This is great fun for everyone because the people on the floats throw candy to the crowds.

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