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TOP 5 spring festivals to start camping

Finally awaited spring has come and the whole Europe will start its solstice celebrations very soon! Spring season is extremely fascinating when the nature starts its awakening with lots of blooming flowers, vibrant green trees and fields.

Spring festivals might be a very good occasion to start our camping season this year. However, carefully choosing campsites as the weather is still too cold to stay in an ordinary tent.

So, what’s good happening in spring of 2015? Europe camping guide has selected five eye catching festivals around the Europe that are definitely worth consideration!

1.Spain‘s „Las Fallas De Valencia 2015“

The Fallas is a feast to which people from all walks of life can contribute. Valencia welcomes everyone with open arms and encourages all to join. Parades are very engaging and you will not be let to stay on the sidelines as falleros are marching to collect prizes and offering flowers. The deafening midday sound fireworks sessions, fireworks at night or outdoor concerts in the streets makes a lot of noise. But that is how the awakening of nature is celebrated!

Location: Valencia, Spain

When: March 15-19, 2015

Official Festival website

Camping in Valencia

2. Italy‘s: „The Venice Biennale“

Venice holds one of the biggest and most prestigious art exhibitions in the world—the Biennale. Every two years, Venice becomes “the most international, global and effervescent meeting point for the art world.” One of can't-miss events for art lovers!

Location: Venice, Italy

When: May 9 – November 22, 2015

Official Festival website

Camping in Venice

3. Ireland‘s „St.Patricks Festival“

St.Patricks Day is the one national holiday that is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other, it is the day when everyone wants to be Irish. This country is bursting with the kind of creative energy, ideas and enthusiasm. Singing, dancing, a parade and a pint or two: the Irish have always known how to party...

Location: Dublin, Ireland

When: March 14, 2015

Official Festival website

Camping in Leinster

4. Germany‘s „Walpurgisnacht“

Walpurgisnacht also known as Witches' Night, it is an ancient festival for celebrating the spring and driving evil spirits away. According to old traditions, many witches gathered on the Blocksberg (Brocken) to dance together in the spring. In the last few years, thousands of palmers from all over Germany travelled to the Harz to celebrate a special festival in Schierke. As the district of the beautiful half-timbered town of Wernigerode, Schierke hosts this event every year.

Location: Brocken Harz, Germany

When: April 30 – May 1, 2015

Official Festival website

Campsites in the region

5. United Kingdom‘s: „Hay festival“

Hay Festival celebrates a love of reading, writing, storytelling and ideas. The Festival is like a big conversation about discovery and intellectual adventure and contemplations about the world as it is and how it might be. It is a great chance to share stories and ideas with great international writers and thinkers, film-makers, historians and novelists, philosophers, environmentalists, poets and scientists and party together with the greatest comedians and musicians.

Location: Hay-on-Wye, Wales, United Kingdom

When: May 21-31, 2015

Official Festival website

Campsites in the UK

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