6 Brilliant Events in Europe this June

There’s so much to look forward to in Europe this summer – the following are just 6 of our top things to do in June in Europe…

Il Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival: Bologna 22nd – 30th June 2019

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A beautiful old black and white movie. A live orchestra. An open-air screening. Under the stars on an Italian piazza.

Welcome to Il Cinema Ritrovato (Cinema Rediscovered), Bologna’s annual festival dedicated to the rediscovery of rare films and silent movies. Pack your popcorn for an unforgettable night at the flicks and choose from one of the 400 movies due to be screened at this year’s festival which takes place from 22nd – 30th June 2019.

Read more about Bologna here


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Midsummer Festival: June 22nd 2019 Stockholm

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Witness the midnight sun in Stockholm, or if you plan your visit around the solstice, you’ll get to see almost 24 hours of sunlight.

For a feast of meatballs, pickled herring and aquavit, gatecrash the Midsommar festival on June 22nd.


Planning to make a weekend of it? Read our budget guide to Stockholm here


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Champion’s League Final, Madrid: 1st June 2019

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Worship Europe’s finest footballing talent at Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium on 1st June.  Making a weekend of it?  Check out our guide to Madrid here.


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Glastonbury Festival: 26th – 30th June 2019


After a one-year break from muddy revellers, Somerset’s Worthy Farm is gearing up for a Glastonbury  to remember. If you didn’t get tickets for this year’s extravaganza - The Killers, The Cure, Liam Gallagher et al, it’s not the end of the world, you might just catch them at one of the other music festivals happening around Europe this summer.


Read more about Europe’s best music festivals here


Royal Ascot 18th – 22nd June 2019

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Whether you’re travelling for Ladies Day or to have a flutter on the Gold Cup, the world’s most famous race meeting festival, Royal Ascot is definitely a racing calendar highlight.  This year the action gets underway from 18th – 22nd June.


Looking for more than just a photo finish?  Check out our guide to London’s most instagrammable spots here


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St John’s Festival Porto 23rd – 24th June 2019

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Taking place around Midsummer’s Day each year, St John’s Festival is the largest festival in Porto one of the liveliest in Europe.

Look forward to street parties filled with music, midnight fireworks and traditional grilled sardines. Read more about how to spend a weekend in Porto here


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