New-Year-Paris-Fireworks-2015 Through French history, the official start of the new year has varied greatly. In 6th & 7th centuries it began on 1st March. In the Carolingian era it began at Christmas. From 12th century it began at Easter (and Easter was on different date every year as now). Finally in 1564 Charles IX imposed it should be 1st January.
10 Tips for Having the Best New Years Eve of Your Life in London – Adventure Lies in Front I spent 2015-2016 NYE in London and it was seriously the most amazing New Years Eve of my life. The fireworks display was out of this world. Add this one to your bucket list!