The New Year is coming. Where to drive during the winter holidays?

The New Year is coming. Where to drive during the winter holidays?


New year holidays are rapidly approaching, and you're probably already considering a few locations where to celebrate the New Year and spend the winter holidays. We have prepared for you a selection of five European cities, where you will spend an unforgettable time and visit different sights.


Prague

Prague is considered one of the most popular New Year destinations. In comparison with other European cities Prague is much cheaper. The capital of the Czech Republic looks like a fairytale Christmas land. A huge Christmas tree and slides are set in the old town square. The delicious mulled wine and traditional Czech sweets could be found in various wooden booths. Winter Prague brings you comfort and homely atmosphere.

Where to go?

2 hours away from Prague lies Dresden, Germany or there are a lot of neighbouring Czech cities nearby: Karlovy vary, Pilsen, and others. The famous Karlstein castle is less than an hour away.

The cost of renting a car in Prague:

  • Economy-about 3500/day;
  • Business-about 7500/day.

Vienna

In the capital of Austria, the New year is celebrated on a grand scale — all the Central streets are decorated with bright Christmas lights, fairs are held in the squares. The famous New Year's procession Silvesterpfad begins at 2 pm at the city hall and continues until late at night. A festive concert and launch of the first fireworks are arranged at the largest Austrian amusement Park Prater.

Where to go?

You can go to two other European capitals- Bratislava and Budapest from Vienna. Perfect cozy fairy Salzburg is perfect to get away from the big city bustle.

The cost of renting a car in Vienna:

  • Economy-about 4500/day;
  • Business-about 9000/day.


Helsinki

Do not forget about Finland. In the city of Helsinki, you can enjoy the festive atmosphere and see one of the grandest fireworks in Europe. The New year will be especially fun for children because Finland is home to the famous Finnish Santa Claus.

Where to go?

To experience winter in Finland in all its glory, go to the village of Rovaniemi, where the residence of Santa Claus is located. The road will be long, but it's worth it. It is a 2-hour drive from there to the village of Lainio, where every winter a giant ice town Snow Village with all the necessary infrastructure is built.

The cost of renting a car in Helsinki:

  • Economy-about 4500/day;
  • Business-about 8500/day.

Berlin

People in Berlin, celebrate New Year greater than Christmas, it is celebrated all night long. At 19:00 on the main square in front of the Brandenburg gate begins a Grand show with fireworks and musical performances. It goes on until 3 am. Mulled wine and warm tea, which are sold all night in the city centre, will keep you warm.

Where to go?

From Berlin you can easily reach the nearest famous German cities: Leipzig, Dresden, Hamburg and Hanover. If you get tired of winter and have a craving for the sea, visit Tropical Islands Resort. Here you will experience a beach resort in the centre of Berlin.

The cost of renting a car in Berlin:

  • Economy-about 4500/day;
  • Business-about 8500/day.


Paris

You can find New Year's activities befitting everybody in Paris You can go on a Seine river cruise and experience a completely different view of the city, go to Disneyland, where you can enjoy the holiday with Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters. Do you want to celebrate New Year in the most romantic city in Europe? Come to the Champs Elysees or Trocadero square. This is the best place to see the fireworks.

P.S. A nice bonus to visiting Paris in the New Year will be the winter sales, which begin on December 25.

Where to go?

Strasbourg is only 4.5-hour drive from Paris. It is home to the most famous Christmas market in Europe. To enjoy the picturesque views of the coast and castles, come to the fortress-island of Mont San Michel. Because of the low tide, the water goes away, therefore the fortress can be reached by land.

The cost of renting a car in Paris:

  • Economy-about 8000/day;
  • Business-about 13000/day.


You might want to celebrate New Year in many places of Europe. Whichever one you choose, remember to rent a car to travel around the country. That way you will fully experience the magical atmosphere of winter in Europe. The cars are in very high demand, so it is best to book now.

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