The Top 5 Summer Festivals in Europe

Sziget Festival, Hungary / Photo Credit: Sziget Festival

The best way to start getting in the summer mood and looking forward to the college holidays is to start planning to which one of these alternative music festivals you are going to go.

Here are five of the best music festivals in Europe:

1. Tomorrowland, Belgium

Tommorrowland, Belgium Photo Credit: Tommorrowland
Tomorrowland, Belgium Photo Credit: Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is one of the largest dance music festivals in Europe. It is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and it counts with over 180,000 people attending.  The tickets usually sell insanely fast and it is easy to see why – with over 15 stages, cool music and an atmosphere that is impossible to beat!

Dates: 18th – 20th and 25th – 27th July

Price: Approximately £200 Camping

More information: Tomorrowland Website

2. SZiGeT Festival, Hungary

Sziget Festival, Hungary / Photo Credit: Sziget Festival
Sziget Festival, Hungary / Photo Credit: Sziget Festival

In the heart of Budapest, this festival is just insane! It counts with over 1000 acts every year, it offers a mixture of rock and pop music.  What else could anyone ask for?! This festival is definitely worth saving money for!

Where: Obuda Island, Budapest.

Date: 11h – 18h  August

Price: Day Ticket €50 / 5 Days Camping €170 – 205

More information: SZiGeT Festival

3. V Festival, UK

V  Festival / Photo Credit: V Festival
V Festival / Photo Credit: V Festival

This festival is perfect for the lovers of great chart music, it counts with strong names in the pop-rock music industry. V Festival has an amazing atmosphere and is just a quick flight  from Dublin to London or Essex.

Where: Hylands Park and Hyde Park

Date: 16th – 17th August

Price: Day Ticket £89 + Booking Fee / £189 Weekend + Camping included

More information: V Festival

4. Unkown Festival, Croatia

Unknown Festival / Photo Credit: Unknown Festival
Unknown Festival / Photo Credit: Unknown Festival

This festival is perfect for the people who want to combine a beach holiday with a summer festival. It is located in the middle of a picturesque island and it offers an amazing laid back atmosphere, with great music and and 5 days of night and day entertainment.

Where: Ronvij Beach

Date: 6th – 8th Sepetmber

Price: Starts from €232.70 Weekend + Camping included

More information: Unknown Festival 

5. Oxegen, Ireland

Oxegen, Ireland / Photo Credit: Oxegen
Oxegen, Ireland / Photo Credit: Oxegen

You all must know what to expect from Oxegen, one of the coolest music festivals in rainy Ireland. This festival is a great option for  people who are short on the budget to go overseas and just want to spend an amazing weekend with friends wearing wellies!

Where: Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, Co. Kildare

Dates: 2th – 4th August

Prices: Day Ticket € 49.50 / Weekend Ticket € 149.50 + Camping Included

More Information: Oxegen