The best festivals in Europe

Festivals are very attractive events that can focus on various themes and that become a great point of interest for any visitor. In fact, there are people who visit a city only to be able to attend a specific festival, thus having the opportunity to discover other places or events that may also be in that city.

Music, theater, dance festivals … there is a great variety all over the world, although today I would like to write about the best that are held in Europe , which are undoubtedly very varied and which are worth enjoying live at least one once in a lifetime. Take note of this varied selection in which are some of the best:

Bayreuth Opera Festival

It is held at the Margrave Opera House in Bayreuth (Germany), a building that not long ago was named a World Heritage Site. It takes place from July 25 to August 28 and is one of the most prestigious opera festivals in the world. It only represents works by the German composer Richard Wagner since the idea of ​​this festival was his.

Dubrovnik Festival

This festival is the largest cultural event in Croatia and has been celebrated for more than 60 years. It is a very varied festival in which the best international artists in classical music, theater, dance and opera perform. It is celebrated between July and August in the most emblematic streets and squares of this city.

Verona Arena

In the Roman Coliseum of this Italian city, Verona, you will not only discover a fascinating history but from the beginning of September you can enjoy its festival, which will celebrate its 90th edition next year. Some of the best known works are represented in it: Aída, Carmen, Romeo y Julieta or Don Giovanni.

Puccinian Festival

It is held in the city of Torre del Lago , in Italy, in an open-air theater. Puccini was born here, who was the one who created the festival, hence its name. Several operas and also ballet are performed, always with the best Italian artists on stage.

Galway Arts Festival

This Irish festival is held in Galway in the second half of July and is the largest and most famous in the entire country, attracting fans from all over the world. It is a festival in which many disciplines can be enjoyed and which welcomes artists, writers and musicians of various nationalities. It has an impressive program with concerts, plays, dance, lectures, street performances or visual art.