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What to do in Portugal on New Year’s Eve?

It may not seem like it, but 2020 is about to come! We advise you to plan this magic night as soon as possible, Portugal is the new black! Discover the best New Year's Eve activities in Porto, Lisbon, and Madeira Island to get a good way to start 2020!


Douro River Cruise

Every year the New Year's Eve cruises in Porto sell out, it is one of the most popular New Year's Eve programs in Portugal. Behold the Douro River through a cruise is a great way to start the year. This is a complete program that includes starters, main course, desserts, drinks and buffet after midnight!
If you prefer something more private, you can book a boat for your group only. Learn more here.

new years eve porto

Harry Potter in Vila Nova de Gaia

In Vila Nova de Gaia the New Year's Eve is spent as if we were in Hogwarts! It's the ideal new year's eve night for Harry Potter fans! Have dinner and party in an environment where the main theme is the magic! This New Year's Eve activity includes the full menu!


The capital is very popular for these special dates! Our suggestion for a great New Year's Eve is a cruise on the Tagus River, where only here you can fully enjoy the fireworks show. There are options for all wallets! You just have to choose between a party cruise option or a all-inclusive cruise. The ideas are ours, but the night is yours!

New Years Eve in Lisbon

Madeira Island

Cruise with fireworks

Yes, Madeira Island is for many Portuguese and foreigners, the favorite place to welcome the new year! New Year's Eve on the island is known worldwide because of its tremendous fireworks in the center of the island, which can illuminate the entire city of Funchal. It is a scenario that should be contemplated by yourself, even once! Why not this year?

new years eve in madeira

Portugal could even be the stage of your New Year's Eve night, come along 2020!

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