Best Events in Europe this June

June 2022 Events in Europe


Planning to visit Europe this June? Here's a calendar of events, festivals, and activities to look forward to this Summer.

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If you’re thinking of travelling to Europe this summer, then we have some good news: there are plenty of exciting events happening throughout the continent! Discover the best summer events in Europe and get involved. From music festivals in Italy to food festivals in Austria, it’s time to start marking your calendar

Here's a list of June events in Europe that will make your summer one to remember.

Da Vinci Baroque Festival


Where: Florence, Italy

When: 1st June

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Four concerts will take place in Leonardo da Vinci's birthplace, highlighting music from the Baroque. The first concert will be at Basilica della Ss.ma Annunziata in Florence, the second will be at the Accademia della Crusca, the third at Palazzo Strozzi, and the fourth at Fortezza da Basso.

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Festa del Naviglio 


Where: Milan, Italy

When: 1st-10th June

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The surrounding streets of the Naviglio canal in Milan turn into a festival for folk music and dance as well as stands featuring artistic handmade crafts. The event concludes with a spectacular torch parade.

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Festa della Repubblica 


Where: Rome, Italy

When: 2nd June

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The Festa della Repubblica, or Republic Day, is a national holiday in Italy. It was created to commemorate the birth of the Italian Republic, with the main celebration taking place in Rome. This is accompanied by a military parade along Fori Imperiali Road, during which a laurel crown is laid down in front of the monument dedicated to the Unknown Soldier, symbolizing all those soldiers killed in the war.

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Riviera Latina Festival


Where: Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

When: 3rd-5th June

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Enjoy a delicious taste of Latin America on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Enjoy the best cuisine, live music, dance and visit the many stalls selling a variety of handicrafts.

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Red Bull Goni Pony


Where: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

When: 4th June

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Once a year, in June, the Goni Pony takes place in Slovenia. It's a bicycle race up to the Vršič Pass and it is held in an atmosphere of fun and celebration. The participants send the devil to the top of Vršič on the legendary Pony.

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Musiktage Wengen


Where: Wengen, Switzerland

When: 4th-5th June 

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The Wengen Music Society will be celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. The society has scheduled a variety of events, including music parades, concert lectures and many other highlights.

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Horse Racing on Whit Monday


Where: Dolomites, Italy

When: 6th June

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The Merano Racecourse hosts its annual Whit Monday race day—a popular and eagerly anticipated event for horse racing fans. The day’s program includes races for thoroughbreds, Haflinger horses, and supplemental events.

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La Ballatta delle Fragole


Where: Florence, Italy

When: 8th-9th June

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These two days are dedicated to the sweetest summer fruit: the strawberry. The event offers a rich program of events, including a food and wine market where you can buy baskets of strawberries and other local specialties.

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Summer Night Concert


Where: Vienna, Austria

When: 16th June

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Vienna is the perfect setting for unique events such as The Summer Night Concert. Each year, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra gives a free open-air concert in the gardens behind Schönbrunn Palace. Imagine an enormous stage standing among sculpted flower beds, lawns, and fountains. Lights illuminate the grand Palace and fireworks sparkle across the night sky as one of the world's greatest orchestras plays live.

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Rock in Roma


Where: Rome, Italy

When: 17th June - 22nd July

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Rock in Roma is a celebration of music that takes place in the Italian capital. The event draws more than 300,000 people from all over Italy and the world, who converge on its ancient streets to listen to global acts perform on huge outdoor stages, arenas, and clubs.

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Festa di San Giovanni


Where: Florence, Italy

When: 24th June

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The 24th of June is one of the most important days in Florence. Saint John the Baptist, the city's patron, is celebrated with a procession and fireworks. The day begins with people lighting candles and attending mass at Santa Maria de Fiore Cathedral. After another parade, guests are invited to Piazza Santa Croce to watch 54 Florentines play the Renaissance soccer game Calcio Storico in 16th-century costumes.

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The Mille Miglia


Where: Lake Garda, Italy

When: 15th-18th June

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Every year, the Mille Miglia race takes drivers on a 1000-mile journey from Brescia to Rome and back as they pass through some of Italy's most beautiful cities. Rome, Siena, Modena and Parma are just a few of the stops on this awe-inspiring rally.

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Flower Festival


Where: Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

When:27th May-12th June

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The International Wild Flower Festival is a collection of botanical tours, events and culinary experiences celebrating the wild plants of Bohinj and the local cuisine. The festival is held annually in May and June at various locations throughout Bohinj, a region of 24 villages spanning more than 300 kilometers.

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Donauinselfest


Where: Vienna, Austria

When: 24th June

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The Vienna Danube Island Festival, “Donauinselfest”, is Europe’s largest open-air festival. It takes place at the end of June on the waterfront of the beautiful Blue Danube and attracts thousands of people every year. The festival is free-of-charge and features top-class national and international stars performing on eleven stages.

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Ischia Film Festival


Where: Ischia, Italy

When: 25th June - 2nd July

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The 20th edition of Ischia Film Festival will take place from June 25 to July 2, 2022 on the island of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples. The festival will be held in the evocative spaces of the Aragonese Castle, with outdoor screenings and meetings with film authors.

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Fete de la Musique


Where: Chamonix, Morzine, Lake Annecy, France

When: 21st June

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The Fête de la Musique is a free music festival in France. It's held on the day of the summer solstice and features thousands of free music concerts in parks, public squares, and other venues throughout France. The festival is open to amateur and professional musicians who wish to perform. There is a variety of music for every taste, from solo artists and bands to major institutions such as orchestras, operas, and choirs.

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Sorrento Folklore Festival


Where: Sorrento, Italy

When: 30th June - 4th July

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Each year, the International Folklore Festival in Sorrento, Italy, attracts folk dance ensembles, choruses, majorettes and music bands from around the world. It showcases a unique mixture of traditions, colours and cultures in this beautiful Italian region.

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