What's On in Europe in May

Here are a list of European events happening in May

We've compiled this list to help you plan your trip to Europe. To view the events in any month just click on the month below.

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Antwerpen Tango Festival Picture
Antwerpen Tango Festival

Antwerp, Belgium

Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival Picture
Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival

Athens, Greece

Cambridge Beer Festival Picture
Cambridge Beer Festival

Cambridge, England

Feira do Livro Picture
Feira do Livro

Lisbon, Portugal

Fete de Mai Picture
Fete de Mai

Namur, Belgium

Focaccia di Recco Festival Picture
Focaccia di Recco Festival

Recco, Italy

Madrid Day Picture
Madrid Day

Madrid, Spain

May Day (Fete du Travail) Picture
May Day (Fete du Travail)

Paris, France

Mountain Bike Marathon Picture
Mountain Bike Marathon

Klatovy, Czech Republic

Nuits Sonores Picture
Nuits Sonores

Lyon, France

Procession of the Holy Blood Picture
Procession of the Holy Blood

Starting at Dijver, Bruges, Belgium

Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations Picture
Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations

Stratford, England

The Bath Festival Picture
The Bath Festival

Bath, England

Ypres Cat Parade (Kattenstoet) Picture
Ypres Cat Parade (Kattenstoet)

Ypres, Belgium

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Fresh roasted almonds, mulled wine and gingerbread which envelopes the streets

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