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Europe Cultural Festivals

Heading to Europe? Pack your beer goggles ‘cos you’re going to stumble across at least one festival or street party while you’re there. Whether you’re sipping a stein (or two) at Oktoberfest, or hurling tomatoes in Spain, make sure you check out our European festival inspiration below to party your butt off true Europe festival-style! Don’t forget that sleep is crucial to getting the most out of your festival experience so it's essential to book your accommodation before you go. We have some fab packages available provided by Busabout, that are super affordable and make festivals easy and fun! Check out the options below…

OKTOBERFEST

5 Sep - 3 Oct 2017

4 Days CampingFrom $389

Knock back a few frothies at the world’s biggest beer festival in Munich, Germany! Oktoberfest is THE festival of the European summer, so don’t miss it. Think crazy theme park, oompah bands, a party mood like no other and of course – BEER!

Packages include 3 nights twin share camping accommodation, daily breakfast, admission to Oktoberfest and a great Munich city tour.

OKTOBERFEST

5 Sep - 3 Oct 2017

4 Days HostelFrom $739

Knock back a few frothies at the world’s biggest beer festival in Munich, Germany! Oktoberfest is THE festival of the European summer, so don’t miss it. Think crazy theme park, oompah bands, a party mood like no other and of course – BEER!

Packages include 3 nights twin share hostel accommodation, daily breakfast, admission to Oktoberfest and a great Munich city tour.

La Tomatina

29 August 2017

3 or 4 DaysFrom $499

Hurl yourself along to Spain’s biggest food fight in Buñol. You’ll be soaked in tomato head-to-toe...Packages include accommodation, daily breakfast, festival entry, Valencia city tour, festival party night, return coach transfers to Tomatina festival and more...

La Battala

de vino

Haro-Spain 3 DaysFrom $319

28th June 2017

Wine Battle! Another crazy Spanish tradition, this little known festival is a full-on war, with wine as the only weapon. Be prepared to get wet, sticky and turn a beautiful shade of purple! What’s not to love ?

Package includes 2 nights camping accommodation, daily breakfast, Pintxos Crawl - a fantastic tapas bar style tour, transfers to the wine battlefield and more.

Royal Highland

Christmas

Highlands 3 DaysFrom $729

24 December 2017

An unforgettable Christmas in the stunning Scottish Highlands. There’s the legendary Scottish hospitality but also snow-capped mountains, gorgeous lochs and glens, traditional dancing and a slap up Christmas dinner at an exclusive Royal Highland hotel... Awesome!

Hogmanay

29th December 2017

Edinburgh 4 DaysFrom $829

The world has New Year, Scotland has Hogmanay! Edinburgh is a city that knows how to party and Hogmanay is widely regarded as one of the most happening places to be on NYE. Get ready for midnight when the clock strikes twelve, you’ve never seen anything like it!

Package includes 4 nights accommodation, transfer to the Loony Dook, Street Party ticket and Highland day trip.

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