Since events are subject to change, it’s wise to check with the tourist board to confirm details before traveling.


LINZ: Ars Electronica, through Sept. 11. Media arts festival.

EISENSTADT: International Haydn Days, through Sept. 19. Musical performances.

SCHWARZENBERG/HOHENEMS: Schubert festival, through Oct. 17.

VIENNA: Vienna fashion week, Sept. 22-26.


BRUSSELS: Klarafestival, through Sept. 17. Music festival with a variety of genres.

ERQUELINNES: Beer festival in Val de Sambre, Sept. 10-12.

THROUGHOUT WALLONIA: Heritage Day, Sept. 11-12.

MONS: Street theater festival, Sept. 17-19.

DURBUY: Beer, bread and cheese festival, Sept. 18-19.

BRUSSELS: Heritage Days, Sept. 18-19.

BRUSSELS: Car-free Sunday, Sept. 19.

BRUSSELS: Late openings at city museums, Sept. 23-30.

Czech Republic

JICÍN: Fairy-tale festival, through Sept. 12.

ZNOJMO: Historical wine festival, Sept. 10-11.

TÁBOR: Medieval festival, Sept. 10-11.

MIKULOV: Wine festival, Sept. 10-12.

UHERSKÉ HRADISTE: Wine and folklore festival, Sept. 11-12.


ODENSE: Robot festival, through Sept. 11.

COPENHAGEN: Golden Days, through Sept. 26. Historical 18th-century festival.

ODENSE: City marathon, Sept. 19.


LONDON: Eid festival, Sept. 10-12. End of Ramadan festival at Trafalgar Square.

LONDON: Secret Subterranean London, Sept. 15. Events centered on the city’s underground tunnels.

LONDON: Thames Revival, Sept. 11-12. Narine festival at St. Katharine Docks.

LONDON: Battle of Britain, 70th anni- versary Living History weekend, Sept. 11-12. Historical re-enactments at Royal Air Force Museum.

LONDON: Mayor’s Thames festival, Sept. 11-12.

HARROGATE: Autumn flower show, Sept. 17-19. Great Yorkshire Showgrounds.

RUFFORD ABBEY COUNTY PARK: “On the Home Front, 1939-45,” Sept. 18-19. Historical festival and re-enactments.

LONON: Doors Open London, Sept. 18-19. Free admission to buildings not usually open to public.

LONDON: Design festival, Sept. 18-26.


METZ: Flea market, Sept. 11, Oct. 16, Nov. 14, Dec. 4, 18. Metz Expo.

ROSHEIM (Alsace): Medieval festival, Sept. 12.

MOLSHEIM: Bugatti festival, Sept. 17-19.

COUNTRYWIDE: Heritage Days, Sept. 18-19.


FRANKFURT: Wine market, through Sept. 10. Pedestrian zone.

HAMELIN: “Pied Piper” play, through Sept. 12. Free noon Sundays on open-air stage.

FRANKFURT: Fall Dippemess, Sept. 10-20. Carnival at Ratsweg fairgrounds.

BAD DÜRKHEIM: Sausage festival, Sept. 10-14, 17-20. Wine festival with carnival.

OBERWESEL: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 11.

NÖRDLINGEN: Historical wall festival, Sept. 17-19. Medieval festival.

KOBLENZ: SchängelMarkt, Sept. 17-19. City festival.

ST. GOAR-ST. GOARSHAUSEN: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 18.

MUNICH: Oktoberfest, Sept. 18-Oct. 4.

STUTTGART: Autumn flea market, Sept. 19. City center.


LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking festival, through Oct. 3.

DUBLIN: Fringe festival, Sept. 11-26.

GALWAY: International oyster festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 6.

LONGFORD: Johnny Keenan banjo festival, Sept. 23-26.

DUBLIN: Theater festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 10.


VENICE: Film festival, through Sept. 15.

MAROSTICA: Living chess game, Sept. 10-12.

FLORENCE: Pitti Imagine – Fragranze 8, Sept. 10-12. Perfume and home-scents fair at fairgrounds.

VERONA: Celebrations for Juliet’s birthday, Sept. 12.

NAPLES: Feast of San Gennaro, Sept. 19.

ROME: Romaeuropa festival, Sept. 21-Dec. 2. Cultural arts festival.

FOLIGNO: Food festival, Sept. 23-26. Focus on pasta.

VENICE: Salone del Volo Festival dell’ Aria, Sept. 24-26. Aviation trade show.


GREVENMACHER: Wine festival, Sept. 10-12.

MUNSHAUSEN: Ardennes shire horse days, Sept. 11-12.

AHN, EHNEN, MACHTUM, WORMEL-DANGE: Wine festival, Sept. 17-19.


COUNTRYWIDE: National Heritage Days, Sept. 11-12.

LICHTENVOORDE: Flower parade, Sept. 12.

VALKENSWAARD: Flower parade, Sept. 12.


BERGEN: Food festival, Sept. 10-12.

OSLO: City marathon, Sept. 26.


COUNTRYWIDE: Highland games, through Sept. 30.

HIGHLANDS: Blas festival, through Sept. 11. Traditional music, local food and arts.

WIGTOWN: Book festival, Sept. 24-Oct. 3.


MADRID: White Nights, Sept. 11. Cultural events throughout the night.

TARRAGONA: Santa Tecla Fiesta, Sept. 13-23. Parade, cultural festival and fireworks.

SEVILLE: Flamenco biennial, Sept. 15-Oct. 9. Song and dance performances, competitions.

SAN SEBASTIAN: International film festival, Sept. 17-25.

LOGROÑO: Rioja grape harvest festival, Sept. 18-25. Day of San Mateo is Sept. 21.

ORVIEDOA: America Day in Asturias, Sept. 19.


HASLIBERG: Sharing the Cheese, Sept. 11. Fest marking end of Alpine summer.

LUCERNE: Cheese festival, Sept. 18. Kapellplatz.


CONWY: Honey fair, Sept. 13.

ABERGEVENNY: Food festival, Sept. 18-19.

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