European Music Festivals - 2017


Hire a Campervan from Kamperhire and head to a European music festival. Keep it close to home, venture further afield or maybe create your very own cross-country, multi-festival tour. Take in the best Europe has to offer - all from your trusty VW California camper van.

Here's our pick of the best European festivals (complete with approximate Campervan travel times).


Tomorrowland (as featured in the awesome picture above, from tomorrowland.com)

When: 21-23 July 2017

Where: Boom, Belgium

What: The biggest electronic music show on earth, featuring the biggest dance acts and Djs and a lot of spectacular lights and lasers.

Get there in: 5.5 hours (290 miles)

Website: www.tomorrowland.com 


Awakenings Festival

When: 24-25 June 2017

Where: Spaarnwoude, Netherlands

What: This Dutch music extravaganza is based in the beautiful rolling countryside and attended by some of the world’s biggest dance acts and DJs.

Get there in: 7 hours (399 miles via Belgium)

Website: www.awakeningsfestival.nl


Rock am Ring & Rock im Park

When: 2-4th June 2017

Where: Mendig and Nürnberg, Germany

What: One of the best attended weekends in the world, this dual-venued rock and heavy metal festival always pulls in the ultimate headline acts.

Get there in: 8 hours (450 miles via Belgium)

Website: www.rock-am-ring.com


Hellfest 

When: 16-18 June 2017

Where: Clisson, France

What: An impressive line-up of every style and sub-genre of metal music is presented at this super-dark, heavy rock music festival.

Get there in: 8.5 hours (338 miles)

Website: www.hellfest.fr


Primavera Sound

When: 31st May - 4th June 2017

Where: Barcelona, Spain

What: Five day Indie and new music expo festival which celebrates the alternative scene in a fabulously creative fashion.

Get there in: 16.5 hours (984 miles via France)

Website: www.primaverasound.es


Roskilde

When: 24 June - 1 July 2017

Where: Roskilde, Denmark

What: This ‘back to nature’, spiritually rooted music festival combines wild parties, naked runs and awesome music.

Get there in: 15 hours (822 miles via Netherlands and Germany)

Website: www.roskilde-festival.dk


Sziget

When: 9-16 August 2017

Where: Budapest, Hungry

What: With a little bit of everything on the running order, this sell-out music festival plays host to some of the greatest music acts and sells out every year.

Get there in: 18.5 hours (1127 miles via Belgium, Germany and Austria)

Website: www.sziget.hu


Balaton Sound

When: 5-9th July 2017,

Where: Zamárdi, Hungary

What: One of the summer dance festival highlights, this varied music festival is always banging and always busy.

Get there in: 19 hours (1146 miles via Belgium, Germany and Austria)

Website: www.balatonsound.cz


Exit Festival

When: 6-9 July 2017

Where: Novi Sad, Serbia

What: Pop and dance music make up the majority of the menu in this spectacular Serbian festival.

Get there in: 21 hours (1303 miles via Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary)

Website: www.exitfest.org


Ultra Europe

When: 14-16th July 2017

Where: Split, Croatia

What: An exported version of Miami’s UMF, this dance music festival brings the world’s hottest DJ’s to the coast of the spectacular Adriatic coast.

Get there in: 21 hours (1311 miles via France, Germany and Austria)

Website: www.ultraeurope.com


Super Bock Super Rock

When: 13-15 July 2017

Where: Lisbon, Portugal 

What: Based in one of Europe’s most spectacular cities, this Portuguese music festival is growing in stature and popularity every year.

Get there in: 23 hours (1414 miles via France and Spain)

Website: www.superbocksuperrock.pt


Well, if you are still interested in hiring a camper van for a festival, but fancy something a little closer to home in the UK, then why not check out our UK Summer Festivals page for more details of what's in store for Summer 2017.


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