AustriaKLAGENFURT: 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 Cafe, 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 & 5.

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

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

PRAGUE: Bohemia Jazz Fest, July 10-12.

DenmarkAALBORG: 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.

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 at Platt Fields Park, July 14-15.

FranceBORDEAUX: Bordeaux Wine Festival, through July 1.

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

MULHOUSE: Automobile Festival, June 29-July 1.

PARIS: Cinema Festival, screenings throughout the 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.

REGENSBURG: Summer Fest, Thurn and Taxis, June 29-July 1.

DARMSTADT: Heinerfest, Volksfest, through July 2.

FRANKFURT-HÖCHST: Castle festival, through July 9.

KASSEL: (d)OCUMENTA(13), contem-porary art exhibition, through Sept. 16.

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

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

STUTTGART: Jazz Open, July 5-14.

STUTTGART: Hamburger Fish Market, Karlsplatz, July 5-15.

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.


KAISERSLAUTERN: Old Town Fest, July 6-8.

STUTTGART-HESLACH: Africa Festival, Erwin-Schoettle-Platz, July 6-8.

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

WÜRZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, July 6-22.

HAMBURG: Schlagermove, ‘70s 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 needed, July 7-8.

FRANKFURT: Ironman European championship, July 8.

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

ULM: Volksfest, Festplatz, July 13-23.

STUTTGART: Hip Hop Open 2012, July 14.

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

MAINZ: Bierbörse, Rhine River embankment near Rathaus, July 13-15.

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

KALTENBERG: Knight’s 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 event, Olympiastadion, July 14-15.

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

HungaryBUDAPEST: Summer on the chain bridge, music and entertainment, through Aug. 12.

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

CORK: Midsummer Festival, through July 1.

GALWAY: Arts Festival, July 16-19.

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

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

ISCHIA: Film Festival, June 30-July 7.

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

SIENA: Palio, July 2 and Aug. 16.

RIMINI: Pink Night, illuminated streets and coastline, July 6.

PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, July 6-15.

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

NAPLES: Neapolis Festival, July 14-24.

LuxembourgCITY: World MeYouZik Festival highlights world music July 7; Festival Rock um Knuedler, July 8; Place Guillaume II, both concerts are free.

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

NetherlandsVENLO: 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, festival, 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.

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

ScotlandEDINBURGH: CAMRA Scottish Real Ale Festival, Corn Exchange, through June 30.

EDINBURGH: International Film Festival, through July 1.

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

STONEHAVEN: Folk Festival, July 5-8.

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

SpainHARO: Battle of the Wine, June 29.

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

GRANADA: International Festival of Music and Dance, through July 8.

BURGOS: Folk Festival, July 12-16.

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

SwitzerlandMONTREUX: 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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