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Details are subject to change; it’s wise to check with the local tourist board before traveling.

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

VIENNA: Vienna fashion week, through Sept. 26.

VIENNA: Design week, Oct. 1-10.

VIENNA: Blickfang, Oct. 15-17. Design fair for fashion, furniture, jewelry.

SALZBURG: Chocolate fair, Oct. 22-24. Schloss Hellbrunn.

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

DIKSMUIDE: Beer festival, Oct. 2, 9.

BRUSSELS: City marathon, Oct. 3.

NIVELLES: St. Gertrude procession, Oct. 3.

MARBEHAN: Brassigaume festival, Oct. 16-17. Beer festival.

BRUSSELS: Festival of Freedom, Oct. 21-30. International human rights film festival.


LITOMERICE: Wine festival, Sept. 24-25.

CESKY KRUMLOV: St. Wenceslas fair, Sept. 24-28.

KARLSTEJN: Medieval wine festival, Sept. 25-26.

PRAGUE: Theater festival, Oct. 9-16.

HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ: Jazz festival, Oct. 11-16.

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

COPENHAGEN: Night of culture, Oct. 15.

COPENHAGEN: Halloween celebration, Oct. 15-24. Tivoli Gardens.

LONDON: Design festival, through Sept. 26.

WIMPOLE HALL (Cambridgeshire): “Wimpole at War, 1939-45,” Sept. 25-26. Historical festival and re-enactments.

IPSWICH: Suffolk Robin Hood Game and Country show, Oct. 9-10.

DUXFORD: Autumn Air Show, Oct. 10.

OUNDLE: World Conkers Championships, Oct. 10. New Lodge Fields in Northamptonshire. Competitors smash opponents’ horse chestnuts.

LONDON: Film festival, Oct. 13-28.

CANTERBURY: Canterbury arts festival, Oct. 16-30.

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

PARIS: Street techno parade, Sept. 25.

ESCHAU (Alsace): Medieval festival, Sept. 26.

PARIS: Car show, Oct. 2-17. Porte de Versailles.

PARIS: Montmartre wine festival, Oct. 6-10.

STRASBOURG: Mondial de la Bière, Oct. 14-16. Beer festival.

OBERAMMERGAU: Passion Play, through Oct. 3.

MUNICH: Oktoberfest, through Oct. 4.

STUTTGART: Cannstatt beer festival, through Oct. 10. Fairgrounds.

HEIDELBERG: Old Town festival, Sept. 25.

SINSHEIM: Classic motorcycle meeting, Oct. 2-3. Sinsheim Museum with Harley-Davidson meeting on Oct. 3.

LEIPZIG: Market festival, Sept. 25-Oct. 3.

TÜBINGEN: Rubber duck race, Oct. 2.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, Oct. 3.

FRANKFURT: Book fair, Oct. 6-10.

WEIMAR: Onion market, Oct. 8-10. 500 stalls in city center.

LEIPZIG: Celebrations Commemorating 197th anniversary of Battle of the Nations, Oct. 15-17.

BREMEN: Freimarkt, Oct. 15-31. Germany’s oldest city festival and carnival.

DUBLIN: Fringe festival, through Sept. 26.

LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking festival, through Oct. 3.

GALWAY: Oyster festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 6.

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

DUBLIN: Theater festival, through Oct. 10.

DUBLIN: Culture Night, Sept. 24.

WEXFORD: Opera festival, Oct. 20-31.

CORK: Guinness jazz festival, Oct. 22-25.

FOLIGNO: Food festival, through Sept. 26. Focus on pasta.

GARDASEE: Gardaland amusement park open, through end of September.

ROME: Romaeuropa festival, through Dec. 2. Cultural arts festival.

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

COUNTRYWIDE: European Culture Days, Sept. 25-26.

ROME: Hobby fair, Oct. 1-3.

ALBA: White truffle fair, Oct. 9-Nov. 14. Weekends.

GUBBIO: Chocolate fair, Oct. 15-17.

PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, Oct. 15-24.


AMSTERDAM: City marathon, Oct. 17.

AMSTERDAM: Dance event, Oct. 20-23. Electric music conference and world’s biggest club event.

OSLO: City marathon, Sept. 26.

COUNTRYWIDE: Highland games, through Sept. 30.

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

SHETLAND ISLANDS: Accordion and fiddle festival, Oct. 7-11.

CAITHNESS: Royal National Mod, Oct. 8-16. Gaelic festival.

SAN SEBASTIAN: International film festival, through Sept. 25.

LOGRONO: Rioja grape harvest festival, through Sept. 25.

SEVILLE: Flamenco biennial, through Oct. 9. Song and dance performances, competitions.

BARCELONA: Our Lady of Merced festival, Sept. 24.

SEVILLE: Feria de San Miguel, Sept. 24-26.

LOGO: San Froilán Fiestas, Oct. 4-12.

ZARAGOZA: Pilar festival, Oct. 9-17.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, Oct. 12.

CÁDIZ: Theater festival, Oct. 19-30.

BERN: Cheese festival, Oct. 9. Waisenhausplatz.

BERN: Wine fair, Oct. 15-24.

ZURICH: Jazz festival, Oct. 27-30.

SWANSEA: Dylan Thomas festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 9.


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