Festival season is nearly upon us! So we thought it would be fun to create guides to some of the best places to party this summer. Our second guide will be giving you the lowdown on the best festivals Europe has to offer.

2016 Festival Guide: Europe

From boutique festival-ing to non-stop dance parties, there’s something for every Jane this summer!

The 2016 Festival Guide: Europe

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SOUTHERN SOUL FESTIVAL, MONTENEGRO

WHEN: 30th June – 3rd July 2016
WHERE: Dolcinium Kite Club, Montenegro
TICKET PRICE: 3 day festival pass £69
LINE UP: Marcos Valle (live), Ed Motta (live), Yussef Kamaal (live), Pete Joseph (live), Daniel Best, Dee Brown, Dom Servini, Eddy Ramick, Fouk, Kev Beadle, Nick Hosier, Patrick Forge, Paul Murphy, Rahaan, Red Greg + many more.

Set in the stunning jewel of the Adriatic, this festival is one for Janes who love their soul, jazz, funk and house live acts and DJs. Whilst your there, why not join in with sporting activities such as yoga and volleyball, or taste the delicious homemade food.

For more information, and to get your tickets, click here.

Photo by Bogdan Pedovic EXIT Photo Team

Exit Festival, Serbia

WHEN: 7th July – 10th July 2016
WHERE: Novi Sad, Serbia
TICKET PRICE: four-day pass from £79, camping pass £25
LINE UP: The Prodigy, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, David Guetta, Hurts, The Vaccines, Stormzy, Jackmaster, Shy FX, Nina Kraviz + many more.

Exit has grown into an incredible international event that transforms Novi Sad’s Petrovaradin Fortress into a party spot for 200,000 people. Be prepared to party hard in the Balkan sun and don’t forget your sunscreen.

For more information, and to get your tickets, click here.

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EDGE OF THE LAKE FESTIVAL, SWITZERLAND

WHEN: 1st – 3rd July 2016
WHERE: Lake Geronde, Sierre, Switzerland
TICKET PRICE: 3 day festival passes are just £25
LINE UP: Deetron, Lindstrøm,  Marbert Rocel, Worakls Band, Guts, Stavroz, Pacifica, Kalabrese, Compost Records, Rainer Trüby and Michael Reinboth Valais Nemoy, Coconut Kings, Imperial Tabasco + many more.

If boutique festival-ing is your thing, The Edge of the Lake Festival will be right up your street. For it’s special 10th anniversary edition, you can expect 3 days filled to the brim with music and visual arts, all by a beautiful Swiss lake.

For more information, and to get your tickets, click here.

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Boom, Portugal

WHEN: 11th- 18th August 2016
WHERE: Idanha-A-Nova Lake, Portugal
TICKET PRICE: €180
LINE UP: check out the program

Boom festival is essentially the Burning Man of Europe. If psychedelic trance is your thing, this is the place for you. In between dancing, head to one of the many talks, yoga classes and healing workshops. Don your best mythical costume and escape the real world with thousands of beautiful people.

For more information, and to get your tickets, click here.

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Primavera Sound, Spain

WHEN: 9th-11th June
WHERE: Parque da Cidade, Barcelona
TICKET PRICE: €115
LINE UP: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Animal Collective, Beirut, Air, Hudson Mohawke, Sigur Rós, Beach House, PJ Harvey, Battle + many more.

Since Primavera first started 15 years it has gone from a two-day event attended by 8,000 to a five-day party for 190,000. Expect a wide range of music, from huge headliners such as Radiohead, to Balkan boppers Beirut.

For more information, and to get your tickets, click here.

Are you heading to a festival abroad this summer? Let us know! @tweetjanes


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