Thursday, May 13, 2010

European Events 2010

European Capitals of Culture 2010

Here, from Eurail's website, are lists of some major events across Europe in 2010.

Three European Cities have been designated as "Capitals of Culture" for 2010, and will will host a year of music, theatre, dance, film, literature, and more.

Rough Guide lists some major European Events

  • Carnevale, Venice, Italy (February - March)
  • St Patrick's Day, Dublin, Ireland (March)
  • Las Fallas, Valencia, Spain (March) More online
  • Cooper's Hill Cheese Roll, Brockworth, England (May)
  • Notting Hill Carnival, London, England (August)
  • Montreux Jazz Festival, Geneva, Switzerland (July)
  • Il Palio, Siena, Italy (July - August)
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland (August)
  • Running of the Bulls, Pamplona, Spain (July)
  • La Tomatina, Buñol, Spain (August)
  • Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany (September - October)

European Music festivals (note there are MANY more than this! )