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Music festivals in Europe

Music festivals are the perfect addition to any Interrail adventure. Your train Pass will help you get to some of the best festival venues. Whether you're into dance, rock or techno, we invite you to celebrate the summer and go wild at Europe's biggest events!

1. Sziget festival


Sziget festival is Europe's ultimate party destination, offering six days packed with music, art, food workshops, and circus performances. 'The Island of Freedom' features the most exciting and diverse lineup of artists from around the world. This year, Billie Eilish, David Guetta, and Imagine Dragons are among the headliners.

When and where?

Sziget takes place from August 10 to 15 this year on Óbuda-Island in Budapest, Hungary. The island is located in the heart of Budapest, making it easily accessible. You can easily get there by train from all directions.

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2. Exit festival


Exit Festival is a spectacular Serbian festival that takes place in and around an old fortress. Get ready for an impressive lineup featuring rock, electronic, metal, and pop music across several spectacular stages tucked away in a fantastic location. This four-day festival welcomes The Prodigy, Wu-Tang Clan, and Skrillex in the summer of ’23. 

When and where?

EXIT will take place from July 6 to 9 h this year at the Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad. The train ride from Belgrade to Novi Sad takes about 90 minutes.

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3. Balaton Sound


This Hungarian festival promises a unique summer experience on Europe's largest freshwater lake, Lake Balaton. Here, you can dance day and night to the biggest EDM and techno acts. The musicians for Balaton Sound this summer feature big names, including Charlotte de Witte, Carl Cox, Tiësto, and Hardwell.


When and where?

Balaton Sound takes place from June 28 to July 1 in Zamárdi, Hungary.


Balaton Sound tickets

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4. Untold Festival


UNTOLD Festival makes every EDM fan's dreams come true. Every year, the festival welcomes over 75,000 ravers to a stadium in Cluj-Napoca. Festival-goers experience magical shows from the biggest names in dance, pop, techno, and hip-hop. For the upcoming edition, Armin van Buuren and Imagine Dragons are the first names to be announced.


When and where?

From August 3 to 6, the Untold Festival takes over the Cluj Arena in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. From Cluj-Napoca central station, you can take the tram to the festival in about 11 minutes.


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5. Electric Castle


Electric Castle offers an experience with music, art, and technology. The festival takes place in a medieval castle with a unique atmosphere and offers a wide range of music genres, from electronic music to rock and hip-hop. This year's lineup of performers includes Iggy Pop, The Chemical Brothers and Peggy Gou.


When and where?

Electric Castle takes place from July 19 to 23 in and around the Bánffy castle near Cluj-Napoca in Romania.


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6. Parookaville


Parookaville is not just a festival; it's a magical village full of music, art, and extraordinary parties! Parookaville offers an experience with the world's biggest artists. With over 10 different stages, food trucks, and an impressive programme featuring artists such as Steve Aoki, Hardwell, and Kygo, Parookaville is definitely one to add to your bucket list.


When and where?

Parookaville takes place from July 21 to 23 and is located at Weeze Airport in Germany. The festival is less than 15 kilometres from the Dutch border and can be reached by train or various party buses.


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