Sea, sun & amp; sound. The waterfront festivals


In search of sun, sea and music? In France the two main seaside festoches are the Francofolies and the Festival Interceltique East. The Francofolies festival, created in 1985 in La Rochelle in Charente-Maritime on the initiative of Jean-Louis Foulquier, held every year in July. It hosts the cream of French singers. Great atmosphere for 4 days in La Rochelle, the festival takes place from 10 July to 14 July.

As for the Festival Interceltique Lorient takes place in August and brings together groups of countries and regions of Celtic origin: Asturias, Brittany, Cornwall, Scotland, Galicia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Country Wales and the countries of the Celtic diaspora Acadia, Australia, New Zealand, ...

and elsewhere in Europe ...

the Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, Spain. Benicàssim is a small port town between Barcelona and Valencia, every year it welcomes in mid-July an alternative rock and electro music festival. The festival's uniqueness is that it takes place directly on the beach. It has hosted include: The Stone Roses, Noel Gallagher, Bombay Bicycle Club ...

To the north of Europe, Great Britain, the legendary Isle of Wight festival awaits you mid June The event began in 1968 and has hosted many legends of Rock: Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and The Who.

It falls below greener pastures with the festival of San Miguel Primavera Sound, an annual music festival which takes place in Barcelona at the end of May. It is held in the Parc del Forum in approximately 6 km northeast of the center of Barcelona. It is one of the biggest festivals of Spain, is known for its eclectic range of music; alternative, indie, electronic, pop, hip hop, dance, folk, jazz, metal, experimental music.

Always on the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, a festival not to miss the Super Bock Super Rock festival, which as its name suggests focuses on rock and metal music. It takes place every summer in Lisbon's Parque do Tejo north of the city. Since 2008, the festival is also held in Porto.