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Exciting European events in April, May and June 2025


Looking to book a break this April, May or June? One of these exciting European events might just seal the deal! From music festivals to marathons, let’s check out what’s going on this May and June...

Europe’s full of spellbinding sights, but did you know it also hosts heaps of events too? April, May and June kick off the start of summer, so there’s plenty going on. And whether you’re all about music or into your sports, there’s bound to be something to pique your interest. Plus, you can splice in some sightseeing along the way – winner!

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Mallorca 312

26 April 2025

One day, three challenging trails to choose from. Mallorca 312 gives riders the option of tackling a 312km, 225km or 167km-long route through Majorca’s magnificent UNESCO-stamped Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range.

Budapest Spring Festival

April/May 2025

With over 40 events ranging from music concerts and film festivals to art exhibitions and immersive theatre, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Budapest’s Spring Festival.

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Madeira Flower Festival, Madeira

1 to 25 May 2025

Celebrate spring with Madeira’s bloomin’ lovely flower festival in Funchal. Think parades, music and floral festival attire!

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O Beach Ibiza Grand Opening Party, Ibiza

May 2025

Mark the start of another summer season in Ibiza with renowned DJs and the freshest house music. The fun starts here.

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Ibiza Rocks opening party, Ibiza

May 2025

While you’re ditching the stresses, dreaming on daybeds and dancing under disco balls, globally known DJs will be bringing the biggest summer sounds. Name a better way to spend your days… it’s okay, we can wait.

Greek Orthodox Easter, Cyprus

20 April 2025

Easter is the most important Greek Orthodox religious feast in Cyprus and is celebrated across five days between Easter Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Penina Golf Week, the Algarve

May 2025

Heading to the Algarve in May? Get ready for a jam-packed week of golf and great weather over at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort.

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Maspalomas Gay Pride Parade, Gran Canaria

7 to 11 May 2025

At the start of May, this colourful festival takes over Maspalomas, on the south coast of Gran Canaria. Alongside the main parade, there are pool parties, boat parties, fashion shows and performances from big-name acts on the main stage.

Anthestiria Flower Festival, Cyprus

May 2025

The regions of Larnaca, Germasogeia and Paphos celebrate the coming of spring with the Anthestiria Flower Festival. A florals-focused parade and musical performances kick off the celebrations.

Cannes Film Festival, Cannes

May 2025

Get ready to mingle with the stars when you fly into Nice for Cannes Film Festival! A buzzing atmosphere and plenty of celebs will set cameras flashing, but you can have your own A-list experience in the city's swanky bars and restaurants.

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Iron Man Lanzarote, Canary Islands

17 May 2025

With competitors completing a swim, cycle ride and run; it’s certainly not one for the faint hearted. Even if you’re not getting involved, the whole event brings a buzz about the island – especially the awards ceremony, which marks the end of the occasion.

Larnaca Sprint Triathlon, Cyprus

May 2025

This is the ideal event for competitors new to triathlons or wanting to perfect their speed in running, swimming and cycle sprints.

The French Open, Paris

25 May to 8 June 2025

This Grand Slam takes centre stage at The Stade Roland Garros in Paris and, although tickets are in short supply, there’s still plenty of opportunity to embrace the tennis festivities.

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Grand Prix of Monaco, World Formula 1 Championship Race, France

22 to 25 May 2025

Make your way to Monaco this May and catch one of the world’s most prestigious F1 races. Watch the cars whizz up and down the narrow streets and feel the need for speed.

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Athens Jazz, Greece

26 May to 1 June 2025

Celebrate the genre with live performances from world-famous names to budding new artists. Side events included pop-up record shops and art exhibitions.

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Primavera Sound Barcelona, Spain

May/June 2025

Music lovers, this one’s for you! Expect an eclectic line-up taking to the stage in 2025. Located in Parc del Forum, just a 20-minute tram ride from Barcelona’s centre, you can easily slot in some sightseeing, too.

Atlantic Festival, Funchal

May/June 2025

Every Saturday in June, Funchal’s skies light up with fabulous fireworks as music fills the air. The festival also doubles up as a competition, with the winner receiving the honour of creating the New Year’s Eve firework display, so you can bank on them being spectacular.

Rosalia Wine Picnic, Budapest

May/June 2025

Calling all rosé wine fans! Throw down your picnic blanket and get ready to embrace summer in Budapest’s city park. It’s all about food, wine and good times here.

Troodos Sports and Fun Festival, Cyprus

June 2025

The most-popular road cycling event takes place once again, after ten very successful previous years.

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Primavera Sound Porto, Portugal

June 2025

The second in Primavera Sound’s festival series this year, Porto’s got all the same vibes as Primavera Sound Barcelona, just on a slightly smaller scale. That means you can get even closer to your favourite artists!

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Verona Opera, Italy

13 June to 15 August 2025

Verona’s opera festival runs all the way through summer, giving you ample opportunity to catch one of the sensational performances on offer. And they’re all scheduled to take place at the magical Arena di Verona.

Athens Pride, Greece

June 2025

In Greece’s capital, they don’t do things by halves when it comes to Pride. The annual parade, which usually takes place in June, kicks off the celebrations, making its way through the streets of downtown Athens and arriving at Syntagma Square.

Aglan Jazz Festival, Cyprus

June 2025

This annual jazz festival presents a wide variety of jazz performances of both classical and original scores.

Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona
29 May to 1 June 2025

Whether you’re in the grandstand or trackside, prepare to feel the F1 magic. The Grand Prix will be held at the Circuit de Catalunya – Barcelona.

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Hideout Festival, Croatia
June 2025

Over in Croatia, Hideout Festival treats festival-goers to an all-night line-up of various music genres such as house, techno and garage. And there'll still be plenty of time to feel the sand between your toes too!

*Please note that the events and organisers mentioned are not responsible for any element of this blog and have in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered this blog.

Posted: 11th Apr 2024. Updated: 11th Jun 2024.

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