New Year's Eve in Italy


What will you do on New Year’s Eve?

Will you stay in Italy?

The 31st of December is near.

New Years Eve dinners, outdoor concerts and events

an overview of some ideas about how to start out

the new year.



How do we celebrate New Year in Italy?


2017 should be started with a full stomach.

For this, it is essential to think about the...

Cenone di Capodanno


On New Year’s Eve, , many Italians go out together with family and friends for dinner to celebrate St.

Sylvesters feast day.

If Christmas in Italy is strongly family-oriented, New Year’s Eve is much less.

You have to know that, in Italy, the traditional New Years Eve meal represents abundance. That

what you’re hoping for the new year! In Turin or Milan, for example, rice represents coins. Because of 

this in Italy, lots of dishes contain lentils (a symbol of wealth) and raisins (they bring good luck).

One especially popular dish is lentils served with cotechino, a big pork sausage boiled for about four

hours before being served.

You might also notice zampone, a sausage enveloped in a hollowed out pig trotter. This sausage is

cut into pieces which look like coins… so this too, of course, will help to bring wealth for the new


Don’t you know where to have dinner yet?

You have to try our partner restaurants, and taste the finest Italian food.



Dinner is just the beginning of festivities.

After the meal, Italians go outside.

Cities and towns organize outdoor concerts (you can choose among several events) or special indoor


We have to add that Italians love fireworks, and New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest fireworks

nighof the year.



Do you want to go to a fashionable location to dance and you didn’t book yet? Take a look at

our partners list, we can offer you a lot of options.

Milano partners


Do you prefer to celebrate New Year in the main square, with a good concert, for free?


Milano will welcome the New Year with a huge concert, free of charge, in Duomo Square.

The Italian pop star Annalisa and Mario Biondi, the best Italian jazz-soul vocalist, will

accompany you until countdown to New Year 2017.

Gino Latino will warm up the atmosphere from 22:30 with his Dj Set.

Do you have children?

Don’t missil Villaggio delle Meraviglie at Giardini Indro Montanelli close to Porta

Venezia. The Village will open from 10 pm to 4 am.

Morsuggestions? Click here!




Will you stay in Naples on New Year’s Eve?

Napoli, the concert in Piazza del Plebiscito

In Naples the night of December 31st will be celebrated, as every year,

with the concert in Piazza del Plebiscito, one of the

most beautiful squares in Europe.

It will start from 9:30 PM and will finsh at 1 AM.

The evening will be hosted by Radio Kiss Kiss DJ. Stadio band

who won Sanremo Festival, and Tiromancino group will be performing

in a concert with many musicians from Naples, including

Clementino, an italian rapper, Franco Ricciardi and Jovine.

Do not miss at 1: 30 AM the fireworks show at Castel

dell' Ovo to ring in the new year with sparkling lights.

Naples boardwalk will become the biggest disco in Europe,

from Via Caracciolo to Via Nazario Sauro. Five musical shows will

be organized along the pedestrian path, each one with a different artistic

and musical proposal. At Borgo Marinari you can dance with music from the

70s and 80s ; at via Partenope the show will be dedicated to

Latin music and another one to hip-hop; in Vittoria Square you can listen to Franco Ricciardi’s

songs played with some important guest stars; finally in Caracciolo Street, close to Nalbero, disco

music will accompany you all night long.



This year, in Rome, there will not be the new year's eve concert in the main square, unfortunately, but its numerous events will make you forget this lack.

Events in Rome


Did you plan to spend New Year's Eve in Italy but in other cities?

Read the article below and find a lot of interesting activities.

The article


1st of January


Are you a tourist and wouldn't you want to get bored on the 1st of January?

You are lucky! Many Italian museums on the first Sunday of the month,

are free, and the 1st of January is Sunday!

Free entry museums in Naples


Free entry museums in Milan

L'Acquario Civico, i Musei del Castello Sforzesco, il Museo del Risorgimento, Palazzo Morando, lGalleria d'Arte Moderna, il Museo Archeologico, il Museo di Storia Naturale e il Museo della Pietà Rondanini, Casa Museo Boschi di Stefano e lo Studio Museo Francesco Messina.

Free entry museums in Roma and in the rest of Italy


The new year has begun and celebrations here did not finish yet.

The year, in Italy, ends on the 6th of January , not on the first.

Keep on visting Italy next year, Italy will never let you down.


Napoli Headquarters / Registered Office
Strada San Cristofaro 51
80055 Portici (NAPOLI) - Italia


Milano Headquarters
Piazzale di Porta Lodovica 3
20136 MILANO - Italia




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