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AustriaSAALBACH HINTERGLEMM: Biker Mania, biker meet up, through June 10.VIENNA: Danube Island Festival, outdoors, with 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.

BelgiumWATERLOO: Napoleonic Bivouacs and Empire Market, June 16-17.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.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 Republicczechtourism.comPRAGUE: Fringe Festival, comedy, theater and music, Mala Strana, through June 9.BRNO: Festival at Spilberk Castle, June 8-10.PRAGUE: Museum night, June 9.PRAGUE: United Islands, international music festival, June 21-23.CESKY KRUMLOV: Medieval Festival of the Five-Petalled Rose, June 22-24.PRAGUE: Folklore Days, July 26-29.

EnglandCOUNTRYWIDE: Olympic Torch Relay, through July 27, passes through Cambridge area July 7-8.MEDWAY, KENT: Dickens Festival, historic Rochester, June 8-10.PETERBOROUGH: Dragon Boat Festival, June 9.LONDON: Trooping the Colour, queen’s birthday ceremony, The Mall, June 16.THE GLEBE, BOWNESS-ON-WINDER-MERE: Les Commandos Percu — On the Night Shift, percussion and pyrotechnics, June 21.LONDON: Taste of London, city’s best restaurants set up in Regent’s Park, tickets needed, June 21-24.LIVERPOOL: Africa Oyé, African music and culture, Sefton Park, June 23-24.STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: River Festival, June 30-July 1.OXFORD: Alice in Wonderland 150th anniversary celebrations, July 7.MANCHESTER: Manchester Mega Mela, festival of South Asian culture at Platt Fields Park, July 14-15.

FranceMETZ: Flea market in Metz Expo, June 16.COUNTRYWIDE: Fete de la Musique, free concerts, June 21.VERSAILLES: Royal fireworks on the Grand Canal, June 22, 28 and 29 and July 5-6.BORDEAUX: Bordeaux Wine Festival, June 28-July 1.ST. MALO: Tall Ships in port, July 5-8.

GermanyWETZLAR: Hessen Days, concerts and entertainment, through June 10.BONN: Museum Mile Fest, through June 10.FRANKFURT: Rose and Light Festival at Palmengarten, June 7-10; music and dance in gardens by candlelight June 9.BONN: Hot Air Balloon Festival, Rheinauen Park, June 8-10.KASSEL: (d)OCUMENTA(13), contemporary art exhibition, June 9-Sept. 16.FRANKFURT: Schweizer Strassenfest, June 16.AMBERG: Old town fest, June 16-17.MUNICH: City Foundation Festival, June 16-17.KONSTANZ: International flea market, June 16-17.FRANKFURT-HÖCHST: Castle festival, June 16-July 9.FRANKFURT: Opera Place Fest, June 20-29.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 with culinary treats and live music, in front of 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.SCHWEINFURT: Honky Tonk Festival, July 7.MUNICH: Klassik am Odeonsplatz, classical open air concerts, by ticket only, July 7-8.

HungaryALSÓÖRS: Harley Davidson Open Road Fest, through June 10.BUDAPEST: Gourmet Days, Millenáris Park, through June10.BUDAPEST: Danube Carnival, multicultural festival of folk and contemporary dance and music, June 9-17.

IrelandDUBLIN: Eat My Shorts, free festival of short film at The Bernard Shaw, June 9.DUBLIN: Taste of Dublin, food festival in Iveagh Gardens, June 14-17.CORK: Midsummer Festival, June 21-July 1.GALWAY: Volvo Ocean Race, June 30-July 8.GALWAY: Arts Festival, July 16-19.DUBLIN: Street Performance World Championships, July 19-22.

ItalyROME: Chamber Music Festival, June 10-14.SAN GIMIGNANO: Medieval Festival, June 15-17.GENZANO DI ROMA: Infiorata, flower carpet, June 16-18.ROME: Fantafestival, showings of science fiction, horror and thrillers, June 18-July 1.FLORENCE: Calcio Historico, 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 and Aug. 16.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: Blues’n Jazz Rallye, open air music festival, July 21.WELLENSTEIN: Kirmes, folklore festival, July 27-29.

NetherlandsAMSTERDAM: World Press Photo Exhibition, Oude Kerk, through June 17.SCHEVENINGEN: Sand Sculpture Festival, through June 27.VENLO: Floriade 2012 World Horticultural Expo, through Oct. 7.AMSTERDAM: Open Garden Days, private gardens open to public, June 15-17.AMSTERDAM: Nuit Blanche, night festival of arts and culture, June 16.AMSTERDAM: International Theatre School Festival, showcases new talent, June 21-28.AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international modern dance festival, July 3-14.AMSTERDAM: Roots Festival, July 5-8.MAASTRICHT: Kadefeesten, festival with 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: Volvo Ocean Race, first European stopover in international regatta, through June 10.LISBON: Festivities of Lisbon, music and dance in the old neighborhoods, through June 30.MADEIRA: Atlantic Festival, June 9-30.CASCAIS: European H.O.G. Rally, Harley Davidson motorcycle fest, June 14-17.LISBON: Tall ships in port, July 19-22.

ScotlandGLASGOW: West End Festival, through June 24.EDINBURGH: International Film Festival, June 20-July 1.DUNDEE: Blues Bonanza, free music festival, June 29-July 1.EDINBURGH: CAMRA Scottish Real Ale Festival, Corn Exchange, June 28-30.STONEHAVEN: Folk festival, July 5-8.PERTH: Southern Fried Festival, celebrates American roots music, July 27-29.

SpainMARBELLA: Feria de San Bernabé, through June 11.MADRID: Suma Flamenca, flamenco festival, through June 30.CÓRDOBA: International Sephardi Music Festival, June 19-23.MARBELLA: Art Festival, June 21-24.GRANADA: International Festival of Music and Dance, June 22-July 8.MADRID: Festival of San Juan, Retiro area of city, bonfires to celebrate shortest night of the year, June 23.LANJARÓN: Fiesta del Agua y del Jamón, water fight at midnight, June 23.HARO: Battle of the Wine, June 29.BURGOS: International Folk Festival, July 12-16.CADIZ: Tall Ships in port, July 26-29.

SwitzerlandBASEL: Art Basel, international modern and contemporary art show,June 14-17.GENEVA: Fete de la Musique, June 17-19.GRUYÈRES: St. John’s Day Medieval and Baroque Festival, June 23-24.MONTREUX: Jazz Festival, June 29-July 14. ZURICH: Caliente, Latin American culture and music festival, July 6-8.BASEL: Tattoo, July 13-21.


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