July’s Best European festivals worth visiting

If you wish to indulge yourself in the festive spirit and attend some amazing music festivals this July, Europe is the best place to be. When it comes to partying, Europe has it all. It is known to host some of the best festivals in the world, featuring the biggest names of the music industry. Whatever you are looking for, there is something that will amaze you in Europe.

Best festivals in July

So, here is the list of 10 festivals held in Europe in the month of July:

Running of the Bulls, Spain

This festival (featured in the Bollywood movie- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara), will be held between 7th-14th July in Pamplona. There is no festival as huge as this one. If you are visiting Europe in July, don’t skip this festival.

This festival is all about being culturally rich, colourful and lots of adrenaline rush.

Tomorrowland, Belgium

Held between 20th-22nd July and 27th–29th July, Tomorrowland is the largest electronic music festival in the world. Fans of EDM flock from across the globe to be a part of this music carnival.

This festival has some of the biggest names in the music industry and plays some amazing music for you to enjoy.

Latitude, UK

Held between 12th-15th July in Henham Park, Latitude festival in UK is all about poetry, music, comedy and everything creative. It has a diverse music offering and can be a popular festival choice for this July.

Wish Outdoor, Netherlands

This three-day electronic music festival is held from 29th June to 1st July in Netherlands. It is one of the most popular events in the country with music lovers enjoying some quirky campsite (with their very own swimming pool). It has an impressive line up every year.

Fresh Island Festival, Croatia

Held in Croatia, this festival is one of the best urban beach festivals. It is held from 10th-12th July and has boat parties and poolside dancing.

Also, do not miss the pre-party days from 7th-9th July which will involve crazy partying before the festival sets on. There are also a number of water sports to indulge in.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland

Held between 28th June and 7th July, this music festival is the largest in the world and takes place in Switzerland. It has great music and feel good vibes. More than 250,000 people attend this festival every year.

It has been organised for almost 40 years now and has been recorded in the Guinness World Record for being the largest Jazz festival in the world.

World Bodypainting Festival, Austria

Held in Austria between 8th-14th July, the Bodypainting Festival is an annual competition where artists from across the world participate. This three-day festival also features workshops and educational programs including an after party with bands and DJs.

Ultra-Europe, Croatia

This is the biggest EDM festival held in Split, Croatia. It will be organised from 6th-8th July and has the biggest names in the industry playing each year.

It has some legendary after parties and huge stages. This year’s lineup includes The Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Afrojack, Hardwell and Alesso.

Palio di Siena, Italy

This is an epic horse race which is held yearly in Siena, Italy and dates back to the Medieval Ages. It will be held on 2nd July this year.

It begins with a grand parade before the main 90-second race and is indeed worth every second.

After the end of the race, there is a party involving dancing, drinking and special dinner, which is held on the open air long table. Without a doubt, the Siena II Palio festival is an experience of a lifetime.

10.Bastille Day, France

14th July, which is the French national holiday, is celebrated in a grand fashion across Paris. There are a number of festivities and programs in the city which include a free music concert followed by a firework display over the Eiffel Tower. There is a traditional military parade and dancing at the fire department balls.

But Don’t Forget,

When you plan to visit these festivals in Europe, don’t forget to buy travel insurance as any unforeseen event can lead to emergency bills or sudden expenses and ruin your holiday.

Here are some reasons stating why you must purchase travel insurance:

  • Travel insurance provides coverage for medical eventualities for just a fraction of the amount you would otherwise need
  • You get coverage in case of unforeseen events like flight cancellations, vehicle accidents, emergency accommodation etc.
  • You can choose various levels of cover, starting from basic to comprehensive plans
  • You get 24/7 emergency assistance no matter where you are in the world


July is the ideal time to plan a trip to Europe considering the perfect weather and the number of celebrations organised during the month. When it comes to music and partying, the sun never sets in Europe.

So, if you are travelling to Europe this July, don’t forget to buy your very own travel insurance plan!

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