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AustriaVIENNA: Danube Island Festival, outdoors, free entry, June 22-24.

KLAGENFURT: Ironman competition, Europe’s largest triathlon, July 1.

SALZBURG: SommerSzene, festival of dance, performance and film, July 5-15.

LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, international street art festival, July 19-21.

REUTTE/TIROL: Ehrenberg Ritterspiele, knight’s tournament and middle ages market, July 27-29.

BelgiumMONS: Bonfires on St. John’s Day, Place Nervienne, June 29-30.

BRUSSELS: Colour Café, Caribbean, African and Latin American concerts, Tour & Taxis, June 29-July 1.

NAMUR: Verdur Rock Festival, free contemporary music festival, June 30.

ANTWERP: Beer Passion weekend, 200 beers and 40 breweries, June 30-July 1.

LIÈGE: Tour de France begins, stage 1 Liège-Seraing, July 1 and Visé-Tournai, July 2.

BRUSSELS: Ommegang Pageant, July 3 and 5.

BRUGGE: Triple Days, festival on market square, July 19-21.

Czech RepublicPRAGUE: United Islands, international music festival, through June 23.

CESKY KRUMLOV: Medieval Festival of the Five-Petalled Rose, June 22-24.

KARLOVY VARY: International Film Festival, June 29-July 7.

PRAGUE: Bohemia Jazz Fest, July 10-12.

DenmarkFREDERIKSHAVN: Days of Tordenskold, the Year is 1717, June 22-24.

COUNTRYWIDE: Sankt Hans Aften, bonfires along the coast, June 23.

HVIDE SANDE: North Sea Beach Marathon, June 24.

AALBORG: Denmark celebrates U.S. Independence Day, Rebild National Park, July 4.

COPENHAGEN: Jazz Festival, July 6-15.

JELS: Viking chronicles, pageantry and sword fights on an outdoor stage, July 6-22.

EnglandCOUNTRYWIDE: Olympic Torch Relay, through July 27, passes through Cambridge area July 7-8.

LIVERPOOL: Africa Oyé, African music and culture, Sefton Park, June 23-24.

LONDON: Taste of London, city’s best restaurants set up in Regent’s Park, tickets required, through June 24.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: River Festival, June 30-July 1.

OXFORD: Alice in Wonderland 150th anniversary celebrations, July 7.

WILTSHIRE: Fire Garden at Stonehenge, fire-based theatrics, July 10-12.

MANCHESTER: Manchester Mega Mela, festival of South Asian culture, July 14-15.

FranceVERSAILLES: Royal fireworks on the Grand Canal, June 22, 28-29 and July 5-6.

BORDEAUX: Bordeaux Wine Festival, June 28-July 1.

MULHOUSE: Automobile Festival, June 29-July 1.

PARIS: Cinema Festival, screenings throughout city, June 29-July 10.

COLMAR: International Festival, classical music, July 3-14.

ST. MALO: Tall Ships in port, July 5-8.

PARIS: Tropical carnival, parade sets off from Place de la Nation at 2 p.m., July 7.

NICE: Jazz Festival, July 8-12.

GermanyFRANKFURT: Opera Place Fest, through June 29.

FRANKFURT-HÖCHST: Castle festival, through July 9.

KASSEL: (d)OCUMENTA(13), contemporary art exhibition, through Sept. 16.

HAMBURG: Harley Days, biker fest, June 22-24.

BAD DÜRKHEIM: Wine fest, Römerkelter, June 22-25.

IDAR-OBERSTEIN: Spiessbratenfest, Festplatz Vollmersbach, June 22-26.

FRANKFURT: Parade of Cultures, Innenstadt, June 23.

GRAINAU: Sommersonnenwende, hills alight with bonfires, June 23.

MUNICH: Tollwood music festival, Olympiapark, June 29-July 24.

FREIBURG: Wine fest, Münsterplatz, July 5-10.

STUTTGART: Jazz Open, July 5-14.

BADEN-BADEN: Summer Nights, open air party at the Kurhaus, July 6-8.

BAYREUTH: City street festival, live music and a “beer street,” July 6-8.

COLOGNE: Summer Jam Festival, Reggae Festival at the Fühlinger See, July 6-8.

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: BMW motorcycle days, July 6-8.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Old Town Fest, July 6-8.

ULM: International Danube Festival, crafts and culinary treats along the Danube, July 6-15.

WÜRZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, July 6-22.

HAMBURG: Schlagermove, 1970s style festival; highlight is a truck parade through city at 3 p.m. July 7.

RÜDESHEIM-BINGEN: Rhine in Flames, July 7.

SCHWEINFURT: Honky Tonk Festival, July 7.

MUNICH: Klassik am Odeonsplatz, classical open air concerts, tickets required, July 7-8.

HANAU: Love Family Park, fest of live music and DJs, Mainwiesen, tickets required, July 8.

HungaryBUDAPEST: Summer on the chain bridge, music and entertainment, June 24-Aug. 12.

IrelandCORK: Midsummer Festival, through July 1.

GALWAY: Volvo Ocean Race, June 30-July 8.

GALWAY: Arts Festival, July 16-19.

DUBLIN: Street Performance World Championships, July 19-22.

ItalyTRENTO: Feste Vigiliane, through June 26; Palio dell’Oca, raft race in pursuit of a paper goose at 7 p.m. June 24.

ROME: Fantafestival, showings of science fiction, horror and thrillers, through July 1.

GENOA: St. John celebrations, including bonfire and parade, June 23-24.

COMO: St. John celebrations on Isola Comacina, historical re-enactment of island’s burning, June 23-24.

PISA: Battle on the Bridge, with parade and historical re-enactments, June 24.

FLORENCE: Calcio Storico, historical football match in Piazza Santa Croce, June 24.

SPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, June 29-July 15.

ISCHIA: Film Festival, June 30-July 7.

SIENA: Palio, July 2 & Aug. 16.

PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, July 6-15.

FLORENCE: Mercantia, international street performer festival, July 11-15.

LuxembourgCITY: Eve of National Day, with torchlight tattoo at 10 p.m.; fireworks in the Petrusse Valley; concerts and DJs, June 22. Official ceremonies and military parade June 23.

CITY: MeYouZik music festival, highlights world music July 7; Festival Rock um Knuedler, July 8, both events free at Place Guillaume II.

CITY: Blues’n Jazz Rallye, Grund and Clausen, free entry, July 21.

NetherlandsSCHEVENINGEN: Sand Sculpture Festival, through June 27.

AMSTERDAM: International Theatre School Festival, showcases new talent, through June 28.

VENLO: Floriade 2012 World Horticultural Expo, through Oct. 7.

AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international modern dance festival, July 3-14.

AMSTERDAM: Roots Festival, July 5-8.

MAASTRICHT: Kadefeesten, local artists on the banks of the Meuse, July 27-28.

Northern IrelandBELFAST: Land of Giants, arts and shows on the Titanic slipway, June 30.

PortugalLISBON: Festivities of Lisbon, music and dance in the old neighborhoods, through June 30.

MADEIRA: Atlantic Festival, through June 30.

LISBON: Tall ships in port, July 19-22.

ScotlandGLASGOW: West End Festival, through June 24.

EDINBURGH: International Film Festival, through July 1.

EDINBURGH: CAMRA Scottish Real Ale Festival, Corn Exchange, June 28-30.

DUNDEE: Blues Bonanza, free music festival, June 29-July 1.

STONEHAVEN: Folk festival, July 5-8.

PERTH: Southern Fried Festival, July 27-29.

SpainCÓRDOBA: International Sephardi Music Festival, through June 23.

MADRID: Suma Flamenca, flamenco festival, through June 30.

MARBELLA: Art Festival, through June 24.

ALICANTE: San Juan festivities celebrating summer’s arrival, through June 24.

GRANADA: International Festival of Music and Dance, June 22-July 8.

LA CORUNA: San Juan bonfires, June 23.

LANJARÓN: Fiesta del Agua y del Jamón, water fight at midnight, June 23.

MADRID: Festival of San Juan, Retiro area of city, bonfires to celebrate shortest night of the year, June 23.

SAN PEDRO MANRIQUE: Fire walk across live coals on Midsummer Night Eve, June 23.

HARO: Battle of the Wine, June 29.

BURGOS: International Folk Festival, July 12-16.

CADIZ: Tall ships in port, July 26-29.

SwitzerlandGRUYÈRES: St. John’s Day Medieval and Baroque Festival, June 23-24.

MONTREUX: Jazz Festival, June 29-July 14.

MENDRISIO: Estival Jazz, open air, free concerts, June 29-30.

LUGANO: Estival Jazz, open air, free concerts, July 5-7.

BASEL: Tattoo, July 13-21.

GENEVA: Lake Parade, July 14.


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