Experience the nightlife in 5 of the most famous big cities

When darkness falls and satisfied shoppers leave the streets, the rest of the city wakes up. The pulse increases and nightlife resumes. Whether it's the many hours on the dance floor, the delicious cocktails in a trendy bar or the authentic experience that beckons, these five great cities have something for every taste.

New York

You probably know what they say about New York: it's the city that never sleeps. Shoppers wander around all day to get their hands on the best deals, while tourists hop from one attraction to another. You can purchase a Pass yourself and visit New York City , before heading into the city to experience the nightlife. Optionally visit the Empire State Building or take a trip over the Brooklyn Bridge during the day.

In the evening, entertainment and fun are at their peak in the bars, discos and venues with live music. You can experience everything from Broadway shows to rooftop bars overlooking Manhattan. Time Square is a particularly popular place and is almost the center of nightlife, while in Greenwich Village you will find a more relaxed bohemian atmosphere.

For a more authentic experience, visit:

  • McSorley's Old Ale House: Historic pub serving beer since 1851.
  • The Stone: legendary jazz club that has been visited by legends such as Miles Davis and John Coltrane.
  • Katz's Delicatessen: Popular 24/7 restaurant serving the best pastrami sandwiches in town.


You'll find everything from Soho pubs to Mayfair's exclusive cocktail bars here, so there really is something for everyone. But if you want to have a genuine and authentic experience of London nightlife , you should definitely visit one of the many traditional pubs and enjoy a pint of beer while chatting with Brits whose accents are as thick as oatmeal.

After visiting the pubs and feeling like putting on your dancing shoes, you can go to Soho or Shoreditch, known for its clubs and DJ scenes, where the mood of citizens and tourists infects one and all.

For a more authentic experience, visit:

  • Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: The pub dates back to 1538 and is therefore one of the oldest in London.
  • The Troubadour: One of London's oldest and last 1950s nightclubs and cafés with live music every day of the week.
  • Borough Market: a food market with origins dating back to the 12th century, open seven days a week.


The City of Lights is known, among other things, for its cozy wine bars in Montmartre and nightclubs in the Latin Quarter, and is generally known for its rich nightlife. When darkness falls, you can take a boat trip along the Seine and admire the beautiful city lights and magnificence of the Eiffel Tower .

If you feel like partying later, you should take a detour beyond the Bastille district, which is probably one of the liveliest and most youthful areas of Paris. Otherwise you can go to Le Marais and taste the drinks in the numerous clubs and bars.

For a more authentic experience, visit:

  • Le Caveau de la Huchette: famous jazz club that has been visited by legends such as Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.
  • Moulin Rouge: Iconic cabaret known for its cancan dancers.
  • Jardin du Luxembourg: beautiful park perfect for a relaxing evening picnic.


Berlin has a rich history and culture, which is clearly reflected in the nightlife. The nightlife experience is an exciting mix of underground techno clubs, alternative bars and art galleries that exude mystery and charm. And this is precisely what makes these places something very special.

If you want to party, it almost goes without saying that you have to go to Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain or Neukölln, where you can probably quench your thirst in good company.

For a more authentic experience, visit:

  • Berghain: World-famous techno club, but known for its strict door policy and long queues.
  • Schwules Museum: a museum dedicated to LGBTQ+ history and culture.
  • East Side Gallery: a 1km section of the Berlin Wall that is now covered in graffiti by artists from around the world.


The culture of the city is lively, yet relaxed, as you can feel in the nightlife. The party continues in the bars and clubs of Barceloneta, but you will also find cozy beach bars offering intimacy and beautiful sunsets. The same is true in the El Born , which does not have its own beach, but walks along the streets.

For a more authentic and relaxed experience, you should try some of the many tapas bars in Barcelona, ​​which you will find, among others, on La Rambla. In these you can enjoy small and delicious Spanish dishes that you will regret not having tried before.

For a more authentic experience, visit:

  • La Boqueria: Food market with a wide selection of fresh produce, tapas and other Spanish specialties.
  • Barceloneta Beach: long sandy beach perfect for relaxing in the sun or taking a swim in the Mediterranean.
  • Parc Güell: beautiful park designed by Antoni Gaudí and offers fantastic views of the city.

All of this is obviously just a small selection of the many experiences that await you out there. That's why it's a good idea to make a list in advance of all the bars and clubs you want to visit. A list that leaves room for spontaneity, because suddenly you can meet other experienced and party-loving people who will be happy to show you the best places in the city. And with all this inspiration, you're on your way to an unforgettable experience on your next city break.