Driving holidays are an excellent way to experience the very best of your destination on your own schedule. However, there are a few things a driving holiday doesn’t deliver – things like accommodation, support and a worry free experience.
Muritzfest, once very small and starting simply as fair featuring shooting matches by the association “Schützenzunft Waren von 1674 e.V.”, has now become a popular folk festival. Today, you can see the origin of the feast, after all the “Bürgerkönig” shooting cup is an integral part of the feast. But let's start at the beginning.
Sneekweek is the largest sailing regatta in Europe and highly anticipated each year by Dutch sailors and spectators alike. In 2015, Sneekweek will run from the 6th to the 11th of August and includes competitions where sailors compete in forty different categories. For the connoisseurs among us, Sneekweek is comparable with Germany’s Travemünder week or Kieler week, except Sneekweek is more boutique and personal.
Every year in May, European gypsies gather in the small Camargue town of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer for a festive pilgrimage in honour of Saint Sara, or black Sara as she is commonly known, the Patron saint of Gypsies. The festival is an affirmation of European Gypsy’s faith and culture and an excuse to party.
Every year the streets of Nevers, and its outlying areas, fill with some of the most unique, amazing, and outlandish performances one can imagine in an event that is perfect for all ages (both performers and spectators).