In case of a change, it’s wise to check with the tourist board before traveling.

VIENNA: Festival Weeks, May 13-June 19. Music and theater festival.

SALZBURG: City marathon, May 15.

EISENSTADT: International Haydn festival, May 21-Oct. 8.

VIENNA: City festival, May 27-29.

GRAZ: Spring festival, June 1-5. Electronic music and art festival.

SALZBURG: Whitsun festival, June 10-13. Baroque music festival.

SALZBURG: Salzburg Dult, June 11-19. Traditional folk festival at fairgrounds.

BRUSSELS: Kundenfestivaldesarts, through May 18. Performing and visual arts festival.

LIÈGE: Jazz festival, May 13-14.

MONS: Beer festival, May 13-15.

BRUSSELS: Jazz marathon, May 27-29.

BRUSSELS: Ancient art fair, June 8-12. Classical, Egyptian and Near Eastern antiquities in the Sablon Quarter.

WATERLOO: Battle of Waterloo, June 13-15. Reconstruction of Napoleon’s fall.

CHARLEROI: 24-hour flea market, June 18-19.


PRAGUE: Czech beer festival, through May 28.

PRAGUE: Prague Spring, May 12-June 4. International festival featuring classical music.

PRAGUE: Khamora, May 23-28. Gypsy festival.

PRAGUE: Dance Prague, May 23-June 29. Dance festival.

PRAGUE: Food festival, May 28-29.

VlcnoV: Ride of Kings, May 27-30. Folklore festival.

TURNOV: Bohemian markets, May 28-30. Crafts and folklore markets.

ODENSE: Folk festival, May 19-21.

COPENHAGEN: City marathon, May 22.

COPENHAGEN: Children’s carnival, May 22.

COPENHAGEN: Beer festival, May 26-28. Old Carlsberg grounds.

AALBORG: Carnival, May 22-28.

DUXFORD: Spring air show, May 22.

LONDON: Chelsea flower show, May 24-28. Royal Hospital Chelsea.

CAMBRIDGE: Beer festival, May 23-28. Jesus Green.

BELSAY: Knights tournament, May 28-30. Castle.

BOLSOVER: Grand medieval joust, May 28-30. Castle.

ELY: Beer festival, June 4-5. City football club grounds.

LONDON: Jewelry Week, June 6-12.

LONDON: Trooping the Colour, June 11. Horse Guards parade.

LONDON: Open squares, June 11-12.

CANNES: Film festival, through May 22.

SEDAN: Medieval festival, May 21-22. Castle.

BORDEAUX: International fair, May 28-June 5. Parc de Exposition.

ROUEN: Joan of Arc festival, May 28-29.

REIMS: Joan of Arc festival, June 4-5.

NORMANDY: Anniversary of the D-Day Landings, June 6.

CAMEMBERT REGION: A Taste of Camembert, June 11-13. Events and tastings.

ROCAMADOUR: Cheese festival, June 12. Centered on region’s goat cheese.

STUTTGART: Spring festival, through May 15. Fun fair on the Cannstatter Wasen.

WÜRZBURG: City marathon, May 14-15.

HAMELIN: “Pied Piper” outdoor play, May 15-Sept. 11. Sundays at noon in city center.

HAMBURG: Cherry blossom festival, May 20.

HAMBURG: City marathon, May 20.

BAYREUTH: Wheat beer festival, May 26-29.

WÜRZBURG: Wine village, May 27-June 5. Marketplace.

WÜRZBURG: Mozart festival, May 27-July 3.

MUNICH: Long Night of Music, May 28. City center.

WIESBADEN: Wilhelmstrasse festival, June 2-4.

WÜRZBURG: Africa festival, June 2-5. Talavera-Mainwiesen.

ROTHENBURG OB-DER-TAUBER: Historical play “The Master Draught,” June 10-13. Historical military parade June 12.

BERLIN: Carnival of Cultures, June 10-13. Blücherplatz.

RONNEBURG: Knights tournament, June 11-13.

KISKOROS: Kiskoros Days and strudel festival, May 20-22.

BUDAPEST: Floralia, May 21-22. Roman market in Aquincum.

BUDAPEST: National gallop, June 2-6. Horse race on Heroes’ Square.

BUDAPEST: Wine festival, June 10-12. City park.

BUDAPEST: Danube carnival, June 10-19. Dancing festival on Danube Promenade, Vorosmarty Square, Margaret Island.;

REYKJAVIK: Arts Festival, May 20-June 5.

DUBLIN: Dance festival, through May 22.

DUBLIN: Writers festival, May 31-June 5.

DUBLIN: Bloomsday, June 16-19.

GUBBIO: Festival of the candles, May 15.

SOAVE: Medieval festival and wine tasting, May 20-22.

VERONA: Mineral show, May 20-22. Exhibition Centre.

SANGUINETTO: Medieval festival, May 21-22. Castle Scala.

MASSA MARITTIMA: Balestro del Girifalco, May 22. Medieval crossbow competition.

GUBBIO: Palio della Balestra, May 29. Races and crossbows.

MILAN: Folklore festival along the Naviglio canal, June 1-10.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Samba festival, June 10-11.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Night-time city marathon, June 11.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: New Orleans meets Luxembourg, June 12-13. Deep American South festival on place Guillaume II.


AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo, through June 9. World’s largest photo exhibition in Oude Kerk.

SCHEVENINGEN: Sand sculpture festival, through June 27.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Mills Day and National Cycling Day, May 14-15.

UTRECHT: Festival a/d Werf, May 19-28.

AMSTERDAM: Holland festival, June 1-26. Arts festival.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, May 17.

BERGEN: International festival, May 23-June 8. Cultural and arts festival.

KARMOY: Viking festival, June 9-12.

COIMBRA: Burning of the ribbons, through May 13. Parades, dancing and serenades in the academic town.

FATIMA: Pilgrimages, May 12-13, Oct. 12-13.

MÉRTOLA: Islamic festival, May 19-22. Historical festival of town between eighth and 13th centuries.

SAO MIGUEL (Azores): Festivals of the Lord Jesus Christ, May 21-29.

EVORA: International puppet biennial, May 31-June 5.

LISBON: Festivals of Lisbon, June 1-30. Neighborhood festivals.

SETUBAL: International film festival, June 3-12.

FUNCHAL, MADEIRA: Atlantic festival, June 4, 11, 18, 25. Music and culture festival.

EDINBURGH: International children’s theater festival, through May 15.

DUNFERMLINE: Scottish Motor Show, May 21-22. Knockhill Racing Circuit.

STRANRAER: Scottish model air show, May 21-22. Castle Kennedy Airfield.

ISLAY: Festival of music and malt, May 21-28.

EDINBURGH: City marathon, May 22.

BLAIR ATHOLL: Atholl Highlanders parade, May 28. Blair Castle.

INNERLEITHEN: Medieval Fayre, May 28-29. Traquair House.

PRESTONPANS, COCKENZIE, PORT SETON: Three Harbors Arts festival, May 28-June 5. Arts and food festival in fishing towns.

EDINBURGH: Gardening Scotland, June 3-5. Garden show at Royal Highland Centre.

JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Feria del Caballo, through May 15. Horse and sherry festival in Gonzalez Hontoria Park.

MADRID: Festival of autumn in spring, through June 5. Cultural arts festival.

MADRID: San Antonio de la Florida, June 13. Patron saint festival in the Moncloa and Aravaca districts.

GOTHENBERG: International science festival, through May 15.

STOCKHOLM: City marathon, May 28.

STOCKHOLM: A Taste of Stockholm, June 1-6. Food fair at Kungsträdgarden.

GOTLAND: Gotland’s Open Studio 2011, June 2-6. Open house in artists’ studios.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, June 6.

GOTLAND: Gotland Runt, June 6-10. One of largest offshore regattas in world.

MORGES: Tulip festival, through May 15.

MONTREUX: Narcissus festival, through June 5.

GENEVA: Dance festival, May 14-15.

LAUSANNE: Beer festival, May 14-15.

GENEVA: City marathon, May 15.

ZURICH: Medieval spectacle, May 20-22. Münsterhof.

ZURICH: Caliente, July 1-3. Caribbean, Latin, Latin music festival.

ISTANBUL: Puppet festival, through May 15.

ISTANBUL: Open door architecture festival, May 22-23. Visits to architectural sites.

IZMIR: International air show, June 4-5.

ISTANBUL: Polonezkoy Cherry Festival, June 5-13. In the Polonezkoyu (Polish) district.

GOWER: Folk festival, June 10-12. Heritage Centre.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Man vs. horse marathon, June 11.

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