If listening to music live is your thing, you’re bound to visit at least some of the music events that frequently take place across Europe.

From Glastonbury Festival in England to Seerock Festival in Graz, Austria; from INmusic Festival at Lake Jarun in Zagreb, Croatia to Exit Festival in Novi Sad; from Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary to Ultra Europe in Split; from Montreux Jazz Festival at Lake Geneva in Switzerland to Guča Tumpet Festival in Serbia. The whole Europe is swinging to the beats of rock’n’roll, electronic music, hip-hop, indie rock, heavy metal, jazz, and to the sound of trumpets. Find a festival you like on www.festivalsearcher.com and take a train to join the fun!

For a list of upcoming music and other events, you can visit  www.eventim.si and plan your train journey accordingly to arrive just in time!

Lovers of classical music can choose from opera to instrumental in the following list of festivals:

The Bayreuth Festival, which is one of the largest Wagner opera festivals in the world held in Bayreuth, Germany. More information is available on www.bayreuther-festspiel.de and www.wagneropera.net.

The Salzburg Festival, which is a prominent festival of music and drama established in 1920, and is held each summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg. More information about the event programme: www.salzburgerfestspiele.at. Timetables for train journeys to Salzburg can be found here.

The Bregenz Festival, an exceptional music event comprising two stages: a traditional opera house and an open-air lakeside stage, where productions are held in the most spectacular fashion. More information about the event programme and the performers: www.bregenzerfestspiele.com.

The Styriarte Festival, which features thrilling historical performances of classical music composed in Classicism, Baroque, and Renaissance. More information about the event programme and the performers: www.styriarte.com. Timetables for train journeys to Graz can be found here.

The Carinthian Summer Festival (orig. Carinthischer Sommer Festival), which showcases orchestra and chamber music performances staged in a historical atmosphere at Lake Ossiach in the federal state of Carinthia, Austria. More information: www.carinthischersommer.at.

More information

In the section Across Europe by train on our website, you will find train timetables of international trains with direct connections from Ljubljana, Celje or Maribor. For more information on train times, fares and other offers of Slovenske železnice, you can visit a station ticket office or one of our InfoCentres at the train stations in Koper, Ljubljana, Celje, and Maribor, or send an e-mail to [email protected].

There is a wide range of special offers and discounts available for train travel: