New Year’s Eve in Milan 2018 discovering Italian Traditions

New Year’s Eve in Milan 2018 will start in style.
Welcome the 208 in Milan, a seductive destination rich in lights and colours to welcome the new year.
They say Italians always think about food, not really, but we must say Milan is world-famous for a delicious Christmas dessert: the Panettone.

If you are planning to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Milan you might be curios about Italian traditions wich promise to bring luck and success in life.

New Year’s Eve in Milan 2018 and the Cenone di San Silvestro

San Silvestro is celebrated December 31. During the Cenone di San Silvestro food plays the most important role. Italian traditions call for tasty food to welcome the coming year.

The dinner of San Silvestro includes Cotechino and Lenticchie.

Lenticchie stands for lentils. It is said that they bring prosperity for the forthcoming year. Also the Cotechino (sausage), symbolizes abundance. The dinner is finished off with dried fruit, grape and the Panettone.

If you would celebrate New Year’s Eve in Milan in 2018 don’t forget to wear red underwear.

Both men and women wear red underwear on New Year’s Eve. They say it brings luck in the coming year. It’s the custom that your new year’s eve underwear should be a gift from someone else. So, it is the perfect gift for some of your friends.

There are plenty of things to do in Milan on New Year’s Eve 2018. You could be celebrating with a New Year’s Eve Cenone and much more. Piazza del Duomo, a few metro stops away form our hotel, will greet the New Year with a huge free concert show. This entry was posted in Milan and surroundings . Bookmark the permalink.

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