Top 10 summer music festivals in Europe

Dedicated to lovers of jazz, rock and rollers, or heavy metal fanatics, HotelTravel.com is pleased to present its Top 10 Summer Music Festivals in Europe for 2011:

1) Rock Werchter: Belgium’s Big Band Jam (June 30 to July 3)

Rock Werchter is one of the big five European music festivals, bringing together a host of the hottest acts for four days in the Belgian countryside. The event is held in the village of Werchter, which is an easy commute by train from Brussels. For great rates starting from just EUR 31 per night, click on our Brussels hotel promotion page.

2) Montreux Jazz Festival: Rhymes of Rock ‘n’ Fusion (July 1-16)

Back in 1967 when Claude Nobs chose this delightful town on the shores of Lake Geneva, the festival he inaugurated was only a three-day event and was almost purely dedicated to jazz. This year, good hotel deals are available on our Montreux hotel promotion page with rates from EUR 88 per night.

3) Oxegen Festival: A Blast of Fresh Eire (July 8-10)

If you want to attend one of this year’s greatest outdoor concerts, then look no further than Oxegen, Ireland’s biggest music festival featuring rock, pop, electro, hip hop, indie. The host town of Naas is less than an hour away from Dublin, so look over our Dublin hotel promotion page for low rates from only EUR 35 per night.

4) Rock’n Coke 2011 Fizzing Pop in Istanbul (July 16-17)

Summer time in Europe means festival time and this is no different in Turkey’s capital Istanbul, which hosts the Rock’n Coke Festival 2011. The event is held at Hezarfen Airfield outside the city, with HotelTravel.com featuring excellent rates on our Istanbul hotel promotion page starting from EUR 27 per night.

5) Sziget Puts Budapest in Party Fest Zone (August 8-15)

The Sziget Festival has a multi-cultural theme, which has been built upon to such an extent that half of the fest’s visitors come from outside Hungary, and it received a top-ten rating at the European Festival Awards. Scroll through our Budapest hotel promotion page for deals from only EUR 12 per night.

6) Oslo Jazz Festival Silver Anniversary Swing (August 15-20).

To celebrate its silver anniversary, the Oslo Jazz Festival has invited a very pleasant group of friends – not too crazy, not too conservative – to perform from August 15-20 at a variety of venues throughout the city. Rates on HotelTravel.com’s Oslo hotel promotion page start from EUR 75 per night.

7) Pukkelpop Festival Oozes Entertainment in Belgium by (August 18-20).

One European festival causes quite a stir with a mixture of both contemporary and progressive acts on its bill – The Pukkelpop Festival. Fortunately our Antwerp hotel promotion page offers deals starting from EUR 48 per night.

8) V Festival: As Up North, So Down South (August 20-21)

This year, US rapper Eminem and the pride of Barbados, Rihanna, are just two acts that will hit the stage at “V Fest.” Our Birmingham hotel promotion page has deals from only EUR 25 per night.

9) Reading Festival Rolls In and Rocks Out (August 26-28)

This popular event is twinned with Leeds Festival, in northern England, with both being held on the same weekend and sharing the same acts. Our Reading hotel promotion page has rates starting from EUR 40 per night.

10) Leeds Festival: By Gum, it’s Back (August 26-28)

The annual Leeds Festival, a 3-day event, is packed with music, a bit of comedy and, well, more music. HotelTravel.com has heaps of excellent deals on its Leeds hotel promotion page from EUR 34 per night.