Details are subject to change; it’s wise to confirm dates and times with the tourist board before traveling.

VIENNA: Easter markets: Kalvarienberg, Schloss Schönbrunn, Freyung, Am Hof, March 24-April 9.

SALZBURG: Easter markets: Gewand-haus, March 17-18; Open Air Museum, March 31.

VIENNA: OsterKlang (Easter Festival), March 31-April 8.

SALZBURG: Easter festival, opera and classical performances, March 31-April 9.

VIENNA: City marathon, April 15.

BRUSSELS: Ars Musica, contemporary music festival, through March 31.

ANDENNE: Carnival of the Bears, with parade, March 18.

MONS: Ducasse of Messines flower market, March 23-25.

TOURNAI: First Beer Festival, March 24-25.

MONS: Chocolate Festival, March 25-26.

BRUSSELS: Festival of Fantasy, Thriller and Science Fiction Film, April 5-17.


PRAGUE: St. Matthew’s Fair at the fairgrounds, through April 25.

PRAGUE: International Film Festival, March 24-March 30.

PRAGUE: Easter markets, Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square, March 24-April 15.

COPENHAGEN: Car & Motor Show, Bella Center, March 15-18.

KLAMPENBORG: Bakken Amusement Park open, March 26-Aug. 31.

COPENHAGEN: Tivoli Gardens summer opening, April 12-Sept. 23.

BIRMINGHAM: Crufts Dog Show, NEC, through March 11.

CAMBRIDGE: Science Festival, March 12-25.

LONDON: Head of the River rowing race on River Thames, March 17.

LONDON: St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Trafalgar Square, March 17-18.

LONDON: Oxford vs. Cambridge boat race on River Thames, April 7.

LONDON: City marathon, April 22.

PARIS: Book Fair, March 16-19.

STRASBOURG: Carnival, March 20.

CANNES: Shopping festival, April 6-9.

HANNOVER: CeBit international telecommunications trade show, through March 10.

WIESBADEN: Teddy Bear World trade show and exhibition, Rhein-Main Hallen, March 17-18.

FRANKFURT: Music Fair, international trade show at fairgrounds, March 21-24.

STUTTGART: Retro Classics, classic auto show at fairgrounds, March 22-25.

WIESBADEN: Easter egg market, pedestrian zone, March 23-25.

HAMBURG: DOM spring fair, March 23-April 22.

RONNEBURG: Historical Easter egg market, Ronneburg Castle, March 24.

FRANKFURT: Tattoo Convention, fairgrounds, March 30-April 1.

FRANKFURT: Dippemess, fun fair, Ratsweg fairgrounds, March 30-April 22.

TRIER: Medieval market, fairgrounds, March 31-April 1.

BUDAPEST: Spring cultural festival, March 12-26.

DUBLIN: St. Patrick’s Day festival, March 16-19, parade on March 17.

ROME: City marathon, March 18.

SIENA: Race of the Donkeys, March 25.

VERONA: Vinitaly, wine fair, fairgrounds, March 25-28.

ROME: Photoshow, photography, Fiera di Roma, March 30-April 2.

AMSTERDAM: HISWA Boat Show, in Amsterdam RAI, through March 11.

MAASTRICHT: European Fine Art Fair, MECC, March 16-25.

LISSE: Keukenhof gardens open, theme: Germany: Poland—Heart of Europe,

March 22-May 20.

ALKMAAR: Cheese market, Fridays 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Waagplein, April 6-Sept. 7.

EDINBURGH: Scottish Motorcycle Show, Royal Highland Centre, March 10-11.

GLASGOW: International Comedy Festival, March 15-April 1.

EDINBURGH: Ceilidh Culture, traditional arts festival, March 16-April 15.

ST. ANDREWS: Golf Festival, celebrates 600 years of golf, March 28-April 1.

JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Flamenco festival, through March 10.

VALENCIA: San José Fallas, festival honoring city’s patron saint and the passing of winter, March 14-19.

BARCELONA: City marathon, March 25.

COUNTRYWIDE: Holy Week, March 30-April 8.

ELCHE: Palm Sunday procession, April 1.

STOCKHOLM: Easter celebrations at Skansen Open Air Museum, April 6-9.

GENEVA: International Motor Show, in Palexpo, through March 18.

LES MOSSES: International sled dog races, March 10-11.

MORGES: Tulip Festival, March 31-May 20.

ROMONT: Easter procession, April 6.

ANKARA: Film Festival, March 15-25.

MANISA: Mesir festival, traditional and folk festival, March 20-27.

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