New Years Eve 2014 in Lisbon
If New Years Eve 2014 in Lisbon lives up to its already famous reputation, the experience should be nothing short of sensational, and given its location, it shouldn’t be difficult The visually stunning Portuguese capital city hosts a vast array of club parties and street festivities all over town, and the public theatres sponsor performances throughout the city. The awesome combination of ancient architecture, world class hotels, Michelin star restaurants and endless nightlife opportunities makes Lisbon a city worth considering when it comes to celebrating NYE 2014.
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Best Parties, Countdown, Fireworks Displays New Years Eve 2014 in Lisbon:
Comercio Square, Lisbon’s largest, is sure to be a favorite when it comes to celebrating New Years Eve 2014 in Lisbon, as thousands of revelers pour into the area in time to enjoy the firework displays at midnight. The square offers exceptional views of the river, flooded with a variety of sparkling lights and splashes of color as the fireworks light up the sky, reflecting on the Tagus River below.
Some of the grandest New Years Eve festivities are located at the Torre de Belem, one of the city’s most legendary monuments. This ornately ornamented stone tower was built to commemorate infamous Vasco da Gama’s explorations. The Torre looks out to the Atlantic Ocean, providing party goers with wonderful water views, and it is also the ideal place to enjoy musical performances, dance parties and of course the fireworks at midnight.
For those who are especially fond of culinary delights, why not enjoy a Michelin star ending to 2013 at the exceptional Eleven restaurant, overlooking the vibrant city of Lisbon. The restaurant is located at the top of Edward VII Park and if you plan ahead and get the ideal table, you’ll enjoy views of the midnight fireworks displays. The menu varies and typically includes both seafood and meat courses, and a wonderful selection of delicious desserts. A less expensive but equally desirable alternative to the pricier Eleven is Virgula, enjoying their special New Years Eve variety of scrumptious cuisine and rich chocolate desserts.
Saying goodbye to 2013 and celebrating New Years Eve 2014 in Lisbon can be an unforgettable experience if you’re into thrilling nightlife venues. One of the best areas’s to dive into the New Years Eve nightlife scene is exploring the alleys and streets of the Barrio Alto, Lisbon’s most exhilarating district, where the night never seems to end, thanks in part to its nightclubs, bars and diverse restaurants where you’ll have the opportunity to delight over local specialties. Additional popular streets in the area include Rua da Atalaia, Rua do Norte and Rua do Diario Noticias. Also worth checking out is Lux, one of Lisbon’s most popular clubs, and one of the best party options when it comes to celebrating New Years Eve 2014 in Lisbon.
Accommodations for NYE 2014 in Lisbon:
Lisbon’s accommodations are as varied and exceptional as the entertainment venues the city has to offer and include everything from vacation apartment rentals to budget friendly and 5 star hotels. Popular hotel choices include the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, the America Diamonds Hotel, the America Diamonds Hotel and the elegant Tivoli Lisboa Hotel.