AustriaSALZBURG: SommerSzene, festival of dance, performance and film, through July 15.

SALZKAMMERGUT: MTB marathon, country’s largest mountain bike marathon, July 14.

KLAGENFURT: Beach Volleyball Grand Slam, July 17-22.

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

BREGENZ: Opera on the lake, this year’s production is André Chénier, various dates from July 20 through Aug. 18.

REUTTE/TIROL: Ehrenberg Ritterspiele, knights tournament and Middle Ages market, July 27-29.

GRAZ: La Strada street theater festival, July 27-Aug. 5.

VILLACH: Kirchtag, country’s largest traditional folk festival, July 29-Aug 5.

ISCHGL: Ironbike, mountain bike marathon, Aug. 3-4.

SEEBODEN: Medieval tournaments at Sommeregg Castle, Aug. 1-19.

BelgiumPEER: Peer Blues Festival, July 13-15.

BRUSSELS: Brosella Folk and Jazz, free concerts in Ossegem Park, July 14-15.

GHENT: festival with parades, music, dance, theater and puppetry, July 14-23.

BRUSSELS: Fair du Midi, fun fair, July 16-Aug. 21.

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

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, July 21.

BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, July 24-Sept. 9.

Czech RepublicPILSEN: Bohemia Jazz Fest, July 13, with dates in other Czech cities; see

PRAGUE: Early Music Festival, July 19-Aug. 6.

PRAGUE: Folklore days, July 26-29.

DenmarkCOPENHAGEN: Jazz Festival, through July 15.

JELS: Viking Chronicles, pageantry and sword fights on an outdoor stage, through July 22.

COPENHAGEN: Cultural Harbour Festival, Aug. 3-5.

EnglandCOUNTRYWIDE: Olympic Torch Relay, through July 27.

LONDON: Big Street Dance Day, over 1,000 dancers in Trafalgar Square, July 14.

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

LONDON: BT River of Music, concerts on six stages along the Thames, free, but tickets must be booked in advance, July 21-22.

CAMBRIDGE: Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, July 26-29.

LONDON: The Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, Aug. 7-11.

FranceCOLMAR: International Festival, classical music, through July 14.

PARIS: Bastille Day celebrations, fireworks near the Eiffel tower, July 14.

CANNES: International Fireworks Festival, July 14, 21, 29 and Aug. 7, 15 and 24.

PARIS: Paris Plage, beach atmosphere by the Seine, July 20-Aug. 19.

METZ: Flea market at Expo Center, July 21.

PARIS: Arrival of the Tour de France participants along the Champs-Élysées, July 22.

CRAPPONE-SUR-ARZON: Festival Country Rendez-Vous, top country acts from the U.S. perform, July 27-29.

COLMAR: Fair of Alsace wines, Aug. 3-8 and 10-15.

ARGANÇON: La Route de Champagne en fete, open cellars in cellars of Champagne Region, Aug. 4-5.

SELESTAT: Corso Fleuri, flower parade, Aug. 11.

GermanySTUTTGART: Jazz Open, through July 14.

ULM: Danube Festival, crafts and culinary treats along the Danube, through July 15.

SPEYER: Brezelfest, Volksfest, through July 17.

WÜRZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, through July 22.

MUNICH: Tollwood music festival, Olympiapark, through July 24.

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

ULM: Volksfest, Festplatz, July 13-23.

STUTTGART: Hip Hop Open 2012, July 14.

BADEN-BADEN: International Vintage Car Meeting, July 13-15.

NÜRBURGRING: International ADAC Truck Grand Prix, July 13-15.

MAINZ: Bierbörse, July 13-15.

BAMBERG: Bamberg Zaubert, street festival with magicians, acrobats and musicians, July 13-15.

KALTENBERG: Knights Tournament, July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 28-29; jesters, jokers, dancers and acrobats July 27. Tickets required.

COLOGNE: Cologne Lights, illuminated ships and fireworks synchronized to music, Rhine riverbanks, July 14.

MUNICH: Opera for Everyone, free, Marstallplatz, July 14-15.

MUNICH: DTM München 2012, motorsport show, Olympiastadion, July 14-15.

ULM: Coopers’ Dance, traditional dance with jesters, July 15 and 22.

ULM: Serenade of Lights, candles afloat in the Danube, July 21.

FORCHHEIM: Annafest, Volksfest, July 21-30.

NUREMBERG: Classic Open Air, free music on Luitpoldhain, July 22.

ULM: Nabada, decorated boats, some homemade, along the Danube, starting 4 p.m., July 23.

NUREMBERG: Singer, songwriter and world music festival, July 27-29.

BERLIN: German-American Volksfest, July 27-Aug. 19.

ZWEIBRÜCKEN: Stadtfest, July 27-29.

BAD KISSINGEN: Rakoczy-Fest, July 27-29; parade with historical figures July 29.

BAYREUTH: Summernight festival, Eremitage, July 28.

MUNICH: Auer “Jakobi” Dult, fun fair on Mariahilfplatz, July 28-Aug. 5.

KULMBACH: Kulmbacher Bierwoche, July 28-Aug. 5.

HEIDELBERG: Heidelbergman Triathlon, July 29.

HungaryBADACSONY: Wine weeks, celebrates wines of Lake Balaton, July 14-29.

VESZPREM: Vespremfest, music and culture festival, July 18-21.

BUDAPEST: Sziget Festival, Aug. 8-13.

IrelandGALWAY: Arts Festival, July 16-19.

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

KILLARNEY: Summer fest, outdoor family-oriented events, July 27-Aug. 5.

ItalySPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, through July 15.

PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, through July 15.

FLORENCE: Mercantia, international street performer festival, through July 15.

VENICE: Festa del Redentore, fireworks light up St. Mark’s basin, July 14-15.

NAPLES: Neapolis Festival, July 14-24.

FLORENCE: Feast of San Lorenzo, Piazza San Lorenzo, Aug. 10.

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

VIANDEN: Medieval Fest at the castle, July 28-Aug. 5.

GREIVELDANGE: Folklore festival, Aug. 15.

NetherlandsLICHTENVORDE: Zwarte Cross, music festival, stunts and motocross, July 20-22.

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

AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international modern dance festival, through July 14.

AMSTERDAM: International Fashion Week, with events for the public in downtown area, through July 15.

NIJMEGEN: Four Days Marches, July 17-20.

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

ROTTERDAM: Summer Carnival, July 27-28.

PortugalLISBON: Optimus Alive, music and arts festival, tickets needed, July 13-15.

COIMBRA: Arts Festival, July 13-29.

OBIDOS: Medieval market, July 19-Aug. 12.

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

AZORES: Red Bull Cliff Diving, Vila Franca, July 21.

ScotlandTIREE: Music Festival, July 21-22.

PERTH: Southern Fried Festival, celebrates American roots music, July 27-29.

EDINBURGH: Jazz and blues festival, July 20-29.

GLASGOW: Merchant City Festival, July 25-29.

EDINBURGH: Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Aug. 3-25.

EDINBURGH: Festival Fringe, Aug. 3-27.

GLASGOW: Piping Festival, Aug. 6-12.

EDINBURGH: International Festival, Aug. 9-Sept. 2.

SpainBURGOS: Folk Festival, July 12-16.

BARCELONA: Montjuic de Nit, white nights festival with theater, music, dance and art, July 14.

ORIHEULA: Moors and Christians celebrations, July 15-21.

TORTOSA: Renaissance festival, July 19-22.

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

LA VILLAJOYOSA: Moors and Christians Fiesta, July 24-31.

SwitzerlandMONTREUX: Jazz Festival, through July 14.

BASEL: Tattoo, July 13-21.

GENEVA: Lake parade, July 14.

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