One of Europe’s largest music events, Sziget is a week-long festival held every August on Óbudai-Sziget, a picturesque island in the Danube, some 12km from the center of Budapest.
A truly epic affair, the festival features over 60 stages which, over the course of the seven days, host an incredible 1,000 performances from some of the world’s most celebrated artists and musicians, along with a host of rising stars, and in recent years, has attracted over half a million visitors from across Europe and beyond!
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If you are traveling from the UK, a number of airlines including British Airways, Ryanair, Norwegian Air, EasyJet, and Wizz Air, operate regular direct flights to Budapest from several London airports.
The weather in Budapest during August is usually very clear and warm, with plenty of sunshine, and average daily highs of 27°C.
Yes, the festival offers on-site camping with both ‘bring your own’ and glamping available.
Along with the non-stop music on offer, the festival features a wealth of options to keep you entertained including, art installations, a circus, a sports area, and an extensive design market.
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