WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FROM APRIL AND MAY FESTIVALS IN EUROPE?
With spring in the air and summer fast approaching, Europe is gearing up for another bumper festival season.
Here is a round up of some of the most interesting and exciting festivals taking place in Europe this April and May.
Food and drink festivals
In the UK
Lovers of The London Coffee Festival, held 6-9 April, might also like to check out the great food and drink on offer at Brighton Food Festival and Exeter Food Festival
– Both take place at the end of April.
Bristol is again front and centre with the Vegfest UK – a must visit for vegan food fans.
And a food festival as spectacular as the place where it’s held is what you’ll encounter at Blenheim Palace Food Festival
In Belgium, Leuven is preparing to welcome beer lovers to the annual Zythos Beer Festival.
Antwerp is hosting the culinary delight, Antwerpen Proeft – Taste of Antwerp.
Spain brings us the Birrasana Beer Festival, giving us the chance to try craft beers along the beach side promenade in Lloret de Mar on Costa Brava.
You can also enjoy the three-day wine festival, Fira del Vi.
Italy – In May, the South Tyrol Gourmet Festival in Bolzano, tempts connoisseurs by gathering together a host of regional delights.