6 Places to Spend New Year's Eve

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Turkey's 6 Destinations for New Year

Are you tired of seeing the same places on New Year's Eve? Would you like to see new cities, new environments, to meet new people? So let the countdown begin. Here are 6 great places where you can travel for a New Year's Eve you will never forget in Turkey.


As Turkey's largest city, Istanbul is the center of New Year's Eve celebrations. In addition to the usual activities, the city hosts lots of entertainment options. Especially Nisantasi promises a pleasant night with its new year lighting. Istanbul is also an oasis for those who want to spend New Year's Eve with an entertainment focus. You can start by choosing your interests before making your Christmas plans. Dance, music, flavour, art? There are suitable alternatives for everyone in Istanbul.


Izmir, the center of the Aegean, is a city where New Year entertainment options are concentrated in Turkey. Enjoy sun and sea, then go to the bar street in the evening for a nice Aegean dinner and celebrate New Year's Eve. Also, Alacati, which is a small town of Izmir, attracts great attention with its street party organized to celebrate the coming of the new year. You can spend your New Year's Eve in the narrow streets of Alacati with dance, music and songs.


One of Turkey's biggest ski areas, Uludag continues to be one of the most popular places to celebrate the coming of the new year. In addition to the ski slopes, Uludag is also very popular for its entertainment and nightlife.


Another great place to enjoy the sea, Antalya may not be the first place that comes to mind for the New Year, but that is exactly what makes it so unique. It will be a nice experience to celebrate New Year's Eve in Santa Claus' hometown Antalya. Book a room at one of the many luxury hotels and make sure to take part in the New Year's Eve programs focused on both dance and music.


A magical setting for a New Year celebration, Cappadocia is among the best places to visit in Turkey with its mystical atmosphere. Especially the gala Cappadocia tours are very popular now. You can welcome the first day of the year in the sky with hot air balloon tours. Hot air balloon tours are added to the package as an extra, followed by a short region trip will allow you to get to know the fascinating history of Cappadocia.

Northern Cyprus

Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) is a great place with its lots of entertainment options for celebrating New Year's Eve. This lovely island promises a beautiful weather not only in summer but also in winter.

Turkey's 6 Destinations for New Year
New Year's Eve Celebration, Istanbul