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SALZBURG: SommerSzene, through July 14. Contemporary music and arts festival.

VIENNA: Jazz festival, through July 17.

GRAZ, INNSBRUCK, VIENNA: American football world championships, July 8-16.

VIENNA: ImPulsTanz dance festival, July 14-Aug. 14.

BREGENZ: Opera festival, July 20-Aug. 21.

LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, July 21-23. Street theater festival.

GRAZ: La Strada street theater festival, July 29-Aug. 8.

SALZBURG: Salzburger Festspiele, July 27-Aug. 30. Music and drama festival.

BRUSSELS: Brussels beach, July 1-Aug. 7. Quai des Péniches. Culture and sports events.

BRUSSELS: Ommegang pageant, July 5 & 7. Grand-Place. Features folklore, magic, music and historical re-creations.

BRUSSELS: Brosella folk & jazz festival, July 9-10. Free at the Atomium.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, July 21. Party in Brussels from the Park of Brussels to the Place Poelaert.

BRUSSELS: Royal palace open to public, July 25-Sept. 4.


KARLOVY VARY: International film festival, July 1-9.

STARÉ ŽDÁNICE: Hip Hop Jam, July 14-16. Urban culture festival at sandpit Oplatil.

PRAGUE: Folklore Days, July 28-31.

JELS: Viking Chronicles, July 1-17. Pageant play in outdoor amphitheater.

COPENHAGEN: Jazz festival, July 1-10.

JELS: Viking market, July 2-3.

FANO: Fanniker Days, July 8-10. Festival celebrating Fano culture.

AARHUS: International jazz festival, July 9-16.

KLAMPENBORG: World Santa Claus Congress, July 18-20.

COPENHAGEN: Chamber music festival, July 24-Aug. 4.

SPØTTRUP: Medieval bishops market, July 25-30.

COPENHAGEN: Opera festival, July 26-Aug. 3.

MOESGAARD: Viking moot, July 30-31. Re-enactments and market.

LONDON: Hampton Court flowers, July 4-10. Hampton Court Palace.

ELY: Ely folk festival, July 8-10.

YORK: Early music festival, July 8-16, featuring music from Medieval and Baroque periods.

DUXFORD: Flying Legends air show, July 9-10.

LONDON: BBC Proms, July 15-Sept. 10. Classical music festival at Royal Albert Hall.

KELMARSH HALL: Festival of History, July 16-17. Features displays, re-enactments, jousting and other historical activities.

LONDON: Visit Buckingham Palace, July 23-Oct. 3.

CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge folk festival, July 28-31.

LONDON: Foodies festival, July 29-31. Battersea Park.

ROVANIEMI: Jutajaiset, through July 3. Lapland and Sámi cultural festival.

TURKU: Medieval festival, through July 3.

SONKAJÄRVI: Wife-carrying championships, July 1-2.

KUOPIO: Wine village festival, July 1-9.

ROVANIEMI: City marathon, July 2. Race in 24-hour light of Lapland.

PARIS: Japan Expo, through July 3. Fairgrounds.

PARIS: Chopin festival, through July 14.

REIMS: Flâneries musicales d’été, through July 21. Free concerts throughout city.

PARIS: Fête des Tuileries, through Aug. 21. Fair in Tuileries gardens.

MULHOUSE: Automobile parade, July 1-3. Vintage car festival featuring 700 antique cars.

COLMAR: International classical music festival, July 1-14.

VENDÉE: Tour de France departure, July 2-4.

PARIS: Tropical carnival, July 3. Champs-Élysées.

AVIGNON: Festival d’Avignon, July 6-26. Avant-garde theatrical festival.

DINAN: International Celtic Harp Festival, July 6-10.

PARIS: Paris Quartiers d’Été, July 13-Aug. 14. Paris neighborhoods festival.

COUNTRYWIDE: Bastille Day, July 14.

CANNES: International fireworks festival, July 14-20.

JUAN-LES-PINS: International jazz festival, July 14-24. Oldest in Europe.

PARIS: Paris Plages, July 21-Aug. 21. City streets are turned into beaches, complete with deck chairs and ice cream sellers.

BAYREUTH: Street festival, July 1-3.

HANNOVER: Marksmen’s festival, July 1-10. Fairground rides, music, fireworks.

RÜDESHEIM-BINGEN: Rhine in Flames, July 2.

TRIER: Craftsmen market, July 2-3. Porta Nigra.

PFORZHEIM: Flea market, July 8-9. City center.

WÜRZBURG: Kiliani fun fair, July 8-24.

GELTENDORF: Kaltenberg Castle knight tournaments, July 10, 16-17, 24.

ERBACH: Wiesenmarkt, July 22-23.

BERLIN: German-American festival, July 22-Aug. 14.

MUNICH: Jakobidult, July 30-Aug. 7. Fun fair and market on Mariahilfplatz.

BUDAPEST: Baroque Palace Days, July 1-31. Baroque costumes, games in Buda Castle.

EGER: Medieval market and tournament, July 13-24.

GALWAY: Film festival, July 5-10.

GALWAY: Arts festival, July 11-24.

KINSALE: Arts Week, July 9-17. Living gallery and arts festival.

SIENA: Corsa del Palio, July 2. Horse races on the piazza.

PERUGIA: Umbria jazz festival, July 8-17.

VENICE: Redetore, July 16-17. Religious festival with fireworks.

PISA: Joust of the Bear, July 25. Medieval joust where riders try to spear a target in the shape of a bear.

VIANDEN: Medieval festival, July 30-Aug. 7. Castle.


AMSTERDAM: Vondelpark open theater, through Aug. 28. Free concerts.

EDAM: Cheese market, through Aug. 17. Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

AMSTERDAM: Julidans, July 1-12. Contemporary dance festival on the Leidseplein.

ROTTERDAM: North Sea jazz festival, July 8-10.

AMSTERDAM: Sunset film festival, July 15-Aug. 2. Free open-air films in Vondelpark.

ROTTERDAM: Zomercarnaval, July 29-Aug. 30. Carnival parade.

MOLDE: Jazz festival, July 18-23.

STAVANGAR: Gladmat festival food fair, July 20-23.

KATJORD: Riddu Riddu Sami festival, July 20-24.

FREDRIKSTAD: Matfestivalen, July 29-31. Old Town.

OSLO: Mela festival, July 28-31. World festival.

TRONDHEIM: St. Olav festival, July 28-Aug. 4. Patron saint festivities.

LISBON: Festival ao Largo, through July 31. Free open-air music performances on the Largo de São Carlos.

LISBON: Delta Tejo festival, July 1-3. Coffee and music festival in the Alto da Ajuda, Monsanto.

TOMAR: Festival of the Trays, July 2-11. Procession of women carrying trays with 30 loaves of bread on their heads. Held every four years.

CASCAIS: International Lusitano Thoroughbred Festival, July 6-9. Hipódromo Municipal Manuel Possolo.

ÓBIDOS: Medieval market, July 7-24.

VILA NOVA DA CERVEIRA: International arts biennial, July 16-Aug. 17.

PORTO COVO, SINES: World music festival, July 22-24, 27-30.

SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA: Medieval festival, July 28-Aug. 7.

CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK: Soapbox Extreme, July 1-2. Racing on longest and fastest course in Britain.

STORNOWAY (Lewis Island): Hebridean maritime festival, July 1-13.

PORTSOY: Traditional boat festival, July 2-3.

STONEHAVEN: Folk festival, July 7-10.

EDINBURGH: International arts festival, Aug. 12-24.

HEBRIDES: Celtic festival, July. 14-17.

LERWICK (Shetland): Flavour of Scotland, July 21-24. Food, music, crafts festival with arrival of Tall Ships.

EDINBURGH: Jazz and blues festival, July 22-31.

CÓRDOBA: Guitar festival, July 5-16.

PAMPLONA: Running of the Bulls, July 6-14.

SAN SEBASTIÁN: Jazz festival, July 21-25.

MALMÖ: Viking market, through July 3. Fotevikens Museum.

FÅRÖ: Bergman Week, through July 3. Ingmar Bergman celebration.

BORGHEIM: HRH Victoria’s birthday celebrations, July 14. Örland Island.

KARLSHAMN: Baltic festival, July 20-23. Seaside town festival.

GENEVA: Lakeside techno parade, July 9.

BASEL: Basel Tattoo, July 16-23.

NENDAZ: International Alphorn Festival, July 22-24.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, Aug. 1.

INTERLAKEN: Festival Latina, July 29-31.

LUGANO: Swiss Harley Days, July 8-10. Everything for Harley-Davidson lovers.

DAVOS: City marathon, July 30.

LLANGOLLEN: Eisteddfod, July 4-10. International music and dance festival.

CARDIFF: International food and drink festival, July 8-10.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: World mountain bike bog snorkeling, July 9.

CARDIFF: National Eisteddfod of Wales, July 30-Aug. 6.



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