Festivals Abroad

Festival Abroad -

As wonderful as the choice on offer at UK Festivals is, there’s something magical about heading abroad for your fun. And it’s not just down to the great weather on offer; foreign festivals are some of the best run and globally renowned shindigs on the planet.

European Festivals boast a plethora of choices, such as the joy of Spanish soirees Sonar and Benicassim (watch a snippet of the former above), Dutch delight Dekmantel, Norwegian paradise Oya Festival, Serbian powerhouse Exit and many, many more (we rounded up some more of the best in our top five festivals abroad). Whether you’re after a spellbinding rave experience like Timewarp or wanting to mosh at the rock extravaganza Roskilde, heading off abroad is one of the best ways to experiance a full festival vibe

Upcoming Festivals Abroad

ZoukOut

ZoukOut

8th - 9th Dec 2017

Siloso Beach, Singapore

Rise Festival

Rise Festival

16th - 23rd Dec 2017

Les Deux Alpes, France

Sunburn Festival

Sunburn Festival

28th Dec 2017

India

5 Senses Thailand - Eco Festival

5 Senses Thailand - Eco Festival

3rd - 16th Feb 2018

Thailand

Snowbombing

Snowbombing

9th - 14th Apr 2018

Mayrhofen, Austria.

Coachella

Coachella

13th - 22nd Apr 2018

Indio, California, USA

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Essential advice before heading abroad

Heading abroad is an activity littered with a handful of pitfalls alongside the monumental highs, but avoiding (or at the least managing them) is easy enough with a bit of planning. From basic steps like turning international roaming off your mobile phone up to making sure your visas allow you into the country and your passport is still in date, there’s plenty of ways to end up red faced abroad other than overexposure to the sun

  • Making sure you get travel insurance
  • Get a European Health Insurance Card - this means you’ll be accepted to any state hospital within the EU, something which is much more important than a luxury.
  • Check your passport has a minimum of six months validity on the return date - no one wants to have to get consulate assistance to return home after a wild few days partying.

 

Read the remainder of our 10 top tips for festivals abroad, helping you to avoid going all Karl Pilkington when you head to foreign climes.

Latest Festivals Abroad News

Suncebeat confirm first wave of artists

Kerri Chandler, Joey Negro and Jeremy Underground announced for the sun-soaked disco haven

Andy C, Chase & Status & Eats Everything confirmed for Hideout 2018

The paradise festival is a haven for fans of house, bass and techno and first names have just been confirmed. Find out how to get tickets.

Shortlist announced for UK Festival Awards 2017

Winners of these year's awards will be announced at a special ceremony on Thursday 30th November.

10 things we took away from ADE 2017

Amsterdam Dance Events latest instalment didn't disappoint. Here's Becca Frankland and Martin Guttridge-Hewitt's highlights.

Mike Skinner, Jamie xx, Bicep and more confirmed for Lost & Found Festival

Lost & Found 2018 announce first names on monster line up. Find out how to get tickets.

Ferragosto Jam 10 2017 review

We headed to Croatia to enjoy one of it's best loved homegrown festivals.

Other festival guides

Here's some more festival info to help you plan your summer. Or why not skip directly to our Festival Finder?