No matter where you go, there seem to be constant music festivals in the summertime. There's something about enjoying live music in the open air, surrounded by good people.
Craving a weekend getaway? A music festival abroad might be just the thing you need.
Here are some of the most anticipated music festivals in Europe this summer:
When: June 16 - 19
Where: Reykjavik, Iceland
Party it up in Iceland during the summer solstice, a whole 72 hours of daylight and fun. Enjoy music from the Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, and others with views of stunning landscapes, or attend cozy gigs featuring Icelandic artists inside venues ranging from glaciers to tunnels made of lava.
When: August 16 - 21
Where: Lake Garda, Italy
If you're up for another great music festival featuring jaw-dropping European views, Mandrea is an option. This folk/reggae festival is full of feel-good vibes and is situated high above Lake Garda in the foothills of the Alps. What's better than a peaceful vibe, great outdoor activities, music, and Italian cuisine?
When: June 1 - 3
Where: Barcelona, Spain
Primavera Sound is a popular festival in the beautiful city of Barcelona. This year's festival features popular artists such as Bon Iver and Arcade Fire, a promising follow-up to last year's great performances from Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem. While you're there, check out the city's great sights and hit the beach!