Year-end celebrations differ from one city to another, IBC Aviation has selected three destinations to ring in the New Year with a loved one, family, or friends.
For a new year celebration with your family: Reykjavik, Iceland
This winter, get away from popular destinations, and enjoy Iceland’s nature, glaciers and volcanoes. From Reykjavik, and its Lutheran Cathedral, to Geysir or the Thingvellir Natural Park, discover sumptuous landscapes before resting in the mineral waters of the Blue Lagoon.
New Years Eve is widely celebrated in Reykjavik. The old icelandic tradition is for everyone to participate in the festivities where friends, families, neighbours, and strangers get together around bonfires, lit in several part of the city. A great way for visitors to learn more about the culture and mingle with the locals. The bonfires are accompanied with songs and dancing, a warm and authentic atmosphere ideal for families visiting the country.
The city is also known for its fireworks created by the people of Reykjavik. Benefits from the fireworks are donated to the Icelandic firefighters to renew their equipment.
Dill restaurant: Michelin starred restaurant offering the finest Icelandic Food and flavors.
101 Hotel: A cozy boutique hotel with all the luxurity amenities.
For a romantic New Year: St. Petersburg, Russia
Founded over 300 years ago by Peter the Great, St. Petersburg quickly became the cultural capital of Russia. Baroque architecture, museums and landmarks, the entire city glitters with the first winter snowfalls.
At the end of the year, Saint Petersburg unveils a true winter wonderland to visitors brave enough to conquer the cold temperatures. Majestic Christmas trees adorned with a thousand light, monuments serving as canvas, where colors highlight the magnificent architecture, and breathtaking views of the Neva and Baltic Sea are few of the perks of visiting the city during winter.
Throughout the off season, Saint Petersburg is stripped of tourists becoming the perfect time to take in the breathtaking views of the city and visit its numerous landmarks.
The Cathedral of Saint Savior on Spilled Blood:a magnificent 19thcentury orthodox church that survived WWII.
The Hermitage Museum: Located on the Palace Place, the imposing Hermitage Museum is one of the three largest museums in the world and home to artwork from famous painters such as Matisse, Gauguin or Picasso.
Peter and Paul Fortress : The Cathedral is the burial place of Russian Tsars.
The Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace is the perfect place to rest offering an award-winning spa and luxury amenities.
New Year with Friends: Las Vegas, USA
The entertainment city, known for its famous Strip is home to luxury hotels, restaurants and designers’ stores. Visitors can enjoy a gondola ride at The Venitian, climb atop the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel, or ride around the skyscrapers on the New-York New-York rollercoaster.
Las Vegas is also famous for all the shows and musical happenings. This year-end celebrations include numerous show hosted by the different Hotels. This year, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars or Imagine Dragons will ring in the New Year.
The Stratosphere Hotel & Casino is the ideal place to watch the fireworks and take in the breathtaking views of the city.
Looking for a quiet time? Take a helicopter ride over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Grand Canyon or the colored landscape of the Valley of fire.
Madarin Oriental: For a panoramic view of the Strip and a VIP experience. A spa, a yoga studio or a heated pool are few of the amenities offered by this luxury hotel.
Happy New Year !
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