Summer is just about on the home stretch outta here, but it’s not over yet. If you fancy a festival fix before Summer’s end, or feel you didn’t quite get your fill of festival season 2017, fear not, for there are still plenty to get to around Europe. Here’s our pick of just seven , have a look, book your hostel, and get your festival-lovin’ ass in a plane, train, or automobile!




Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary, 9th- 16th August

As if you needed another reason to visit wonderful Budapest, Sziget has become a damn good one. This year sees Kasabian, Wiz Khalifa, and Macklemore top the billing among many more high-profile acts, so if you do find yourself in Budapest over the next week or so, find yourself a ticket to the island of freedom!

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The Lost Disco, Tisno, Croatia, 17th – 20th August

The Garden Venue in the little town of Tisno hosts this colourful and chilled out festival brought to you by the same heads responsible for the renowned Eden festival in Scotland. Acts include Groove Armada’s Tom Findlay, Hot Chip, Maribou State, Norman Jay and many more across four stages. There are also two boat parties per day taking you to a secret Adriatic Island, and a dawn disco. Sounds delightful!



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Creamfields, Daresbury, UK, 24th-27th August

If dance music is your bag, you can’t go wrong with Creamfields. Headlined this year by Deadmau5, Tiësto, and Martin Garrix among others, a field full of happy people in the idyllic Cheshire countryside aint a bad place to be in.

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Reading & Leeds Festivals, Reading / Leeds, UK 25th – 27th August

If solely dance music isn’t your cup of tea while you’re in the UK, then perhaps you ought to be at either the Reading or Leeds festivals – two festivals running simultaneously and sharing the same bill, which includes Eminem, Muse, Bastille, Two Door Cinema Club, Korn, and a shed load more. &

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Psy-Fi, De Groene Ster|Mountsjewei Leeuwarden, Netherlands

This is a Psychedelic music & arts festival which can really put the trip in your trip! Set on a lake in Leeuwarden, a city about an hour and a half north of Amsterdam, Psy-Fi is the place to be for trance, nature, love-buzz, hugs & positivity.

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Groove Festival, Bray, Ireland, 19th & 20th August

Set in beautiful Kilruddery house & gardens in Bray, a 40 minute train ride south of Dublin city, Groove festival is a two day, two stage festival offering over 25 acts, including UB40 and Primal Scream.

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Hip Hop Kemp 2017

Festival park Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, 17th – 19th August

One of  Europe’s biggest hip hop festivals, Hip Hop Kemp features internationally renowned rap artists, Djs, break-dancers, grim and dubstep artists across eight stages. Hradec Králové is about an hour and forty minutes from the Czech capital Prague in eastern Bohemia and will host over twenty thousand hip hop fans this August, will you be one of them?

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There you have it kids, just a few of the many festivals still to happen before the Summer is out of here for another year. If you’re itching to get away somewhere in the next couple of weeks, a festival is always a good lure and excuse to travel, and don’t forget you’ll book your hostels with cheaper than on any other website, thanks to our 5% discount as standard. Enjoy the rest of Summer!

Written by Ray while listening to Daft Punk Alive 1997