From outdoor gatherings to homey celebrations, to fine dining & partying experiences, starting the new year surrounded by Athens’ charm and glamour is the ultimate way to celebrate with a happy ending of 2022 and a positive, hopeful beginning of 2023!
The vibrant Greek capital is the place to be during the holidays and specially to celebrate New Year’s Eve. As you spend the festive season in the city, you will be able to explore something interesting in every corner, that will suit your taste and budget, while offering you the glamour everyone loves to witness at this time of the year.
NYE Celebrations Mixing Traditions with Style
As you spend the holidays in Athens, the festive and positive vibe set by the municipality alone, will get you ready to welcome the new year with an open heart. Exciting ongoing ceremonies, beautiful lights, and decorations across the city stand until the day after Epiphany, January 7th.
On New Year’s Eve, the center of the Greek capital holds many festive activities suitable for families and for friends’ gatherings alike, beginning with events around an ice rink, fireworks at midnight around Athens, the usual fun party at Apostolos Pavlos, and ending with continuous live music and entertainment as the night unveils a new beginning.
Friends and almost every local traditionally also gather at the Syntagma Square on NYE, to celebrate in open air or join the various parties going on in the surrounding hotels and restaurants celebrating the occasion in a charming festive setting.
If you are a party enthusiast, make sure to experience Athens’ New Year’s Eve Pub Crawl! You will have time of your life, with the perfect view from the rooftop bar allowing you to enjoy the fireworks display and the city’s vibe underneath, a cheerful atmosphere, an open bar, and your favorite tunes!
Food & drinks’ lovers will also have a blast on NYE in Athens when they rediscover the capital’s fine and casual dining experience during the holidays. You will find locals and tourists sharing stepping in and out of the enchanting city’s many embellished and famous restaurants and tavernas serving exquisite traditional or international dishes including Oinopoleion, Taverna Tou Psirri, Mira Me Athens, to name only a few.
The Mediterranean Greek gem, blessed with a pleasant weather all year long, magnificent scenery, a hospitable culture, rich heritage, and fascinating traditions, is the ideal destination for you to say your goodbyes to the past year, and welcome the new one with a positive and festive outlook.
Happy New Year to you and your family from Estia Developments!