Europe: What's On This August

Summer is about to wrap up, and there is no better way to celebrate the season than with these exciting festivals going on for a limited time.

by 03 August 2017

With temperatures rising, and the coming of Fall just around the corner, it is time to make the most out of the Summer month with these delightful events going around Europe. Get in touch with nature and your musical side at Classique au Vert in Paris or Musica Als Parcs in Barcelona. Or dive into the best design and art Milan and London have to offer this month. These cultural and often free events give you a better look into what these fanastic cities have to offer. 

Classique Au Vert 2017, Paris

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This free jazz festival goes on every August in the beautiful Parc Floral in the Bois de Vincennes. Take in classical music and stunning greenery. This festival even allows amateurs to perform if you are feeling brave enough, and has a meet and greet booths and workshops. Learn more here.

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Exhibition: ‘la Rinascente 100 Years (1917-2017),’ Milan 

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Milan celebrates the story of its history of fashion and design with the iconic department store, La Rinascente. The exhibition will look at how the visionary behind the store ignited an economic and financial boom within the city. The exhibition will include never before seen graphic design, art, photographs and film about the history of fashion, design and retail. Find out more about it here.

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 Música Als Parcs, Barcelona

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Music in the Parks allows visitors to enjoy music and greenery at the same time in Barcelona's most beautiful parks.  These free concerts take place every week and the music genre ranges from classic to contemporary. Get in touch with the locals and broaden your musical horizon this summer at Música Als Parcs.

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Festival of Love, London


This summer festival includes pop up shops, exhibitions, installations and activities all revolving around the theme of love. Possibly taking an ode to the Beatles, sometimes all you need for your vacation is Love? Taking place at the Southbank centre, get ready to relax at the garden, play in the beach, enjoy the fountain or try the delicious street food. Learn more about it here.

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For more ideas on how to Do, Dine and Spend in Europe and beyond, visit our Destinations page.