1. Art Basel
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What: Art Basel’s main objective is to bring together art from all over the world and act as the hub for all international art as the “cultural capital” of Switzerland. Here you can find over 4,000 works of art from leading galleries around the globe.
When: June 15-18
Where: Basel, Switzerland
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What: Glastonbury is five days filled with contemporary music, non stop dance parties, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other displays of art from morning to night. This year some big headliners are Ed Sheehan, Katy Perry & The Foo Fighters. You can choose to attend for the day and lodge at near by hotels or get the full affect and camp out in tents.
When: June 21-25
Where: Glastonbury, England
3. Tour de France
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What: Held annually, the Tour de France is a multi stage bicycle race that is predominately conducted in France while occasionally passing thru neighboring countries such as Germany and Switzerland. The Tour de France consists of 21 day-long stages over a 23-day period covering just about 3,500 kilometres (2,200 mi).
When: July 1-23
Where: Düsseldorf – Paris
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What: Known as the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, dating back to 1877 in London. What is especially recognizable is the iconic grass court providing the event with an added unique touch, one of the many reasons that Wimbledon is one of the most exclusive and luxurious events.
When: July 3-16
Where: London, UK
5. Montreux Jazz Festival
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What: This jazz festival is held annually in Montreux is the second largest jazz festival in the world after Montreal’s Jazz Festival with over 20,000 attendees. Montreux Jazz festival recently expanded their music genre to now offer festival goers pop, rock as well as jazz.
When: July 5 – 20
Where: Montreux, Switzerland
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What: Started in 2005, Tomorrowland is one of the world’s largest electronic music festival spanning over 2 weekends. The record for attendees was 120,000 over the course of two days, not including the more than 100 djs participating.
Where: Boom, Belgium
When: July 21 – 30
7. Burning Man
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What: A temporary city comes together in the middle of Nevada’s Black Rock City Desert. Burning Man is a “temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance.”
When: August 27 – September 4
Where: Black Rock City, Nevada