6 Brilliant Events in Europe this May

Look forward to a jam-packed May with our guide to some of the best festivals, parties and sports events happening across Europe... 


  • Ibiza Opening Parties (early May)
  • FA Cup Final (18th May, Wembley, London)
  • Chelsea Flower Show (21st – 25th May, London)
  • Monaco Grand Prix (23rd - 26th May)
  • Pro 14 Final (25th May, Glasgow)
  • Primavera Sound (27th May – 2nd June, Barcelona)


Ibiza Opening Parties (early May)

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It’s that time of year again – the White Isle is open for another season of yacht parties, superstar DJs and dance-fuelled all-nighters.  With more and more of the island’s clubs starting their warm up sessions in May, now’s the time to plan a sweet escape. Tempted? Check out our guide to a week long Ibiza party.


Flights to Ibiza

FA Cup Final (18th May Wembley)

It’s all to play for in London, with the FA Cup Final taking place in Wembley Stadium on 18th May. Making a weekend of it? See more of London with great value sight-seeing tours, West End show offers and day-trips from Ryanair Tickets


Flights to London

Chelsea Flower Show (21st – 25th May)

See London in full bloom from 21st – 24th May at the Chelsea Flower Show.  Exhibition hours have been extended into the evening this year, meaning you can now wander around the picture-perfect exhibition gardens at dusk.  Live music and artisan food stalls complete the midsummer-night’s dream experience. For more London outdoors inspo, take a look at these five ways to make the most of summer in London.


Flights to London

Monaco Grand Prix (23rd – 26th May 2019)

Start your engines and gear up for a frenzy of fast cars in Monaco, the Monaco Grand Prix rolls into town from 23rd – 26th May. 

Fancy seeing more of the French Riviera? Live the champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget with our ‘less is more’ guide to the Cote D’Azur.


Flights to Nice

Pro 14 Final (25th May, Glasgow)

Glasgow’s Celtic Park will play host to the 2019 PRO14 Final on May 25th for the first time. The annual rugby union competition features professionals from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales. Planning to see more of Glasgow while you’re there? Check out our guide to the perfect weekend in Glasgow.


Flights to Glasgow

Primavera Sound Barcelona (30th May – 1st June)

Parc del Forum provides the back-drop for Barcelona’s biggest music festival this May. The 2019 line-up will be extra special too -  for the first time in the festival’s history, this year’s Primavera Sound Barcelona will feature an equal number of male and female artists.

Expect an incredible line-up that includes Robyn, Erykah Badu, Suede, Interpol, James Blake, Stereolab, FKA Twigs, and Solange.


Explore the city's major sights and attractions with our 48 Hour Guide to Barcelona.


Flights to Barcelona